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Poll: Most Israelis back Netanyahu stance on Iran

Most Israelis support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s stance on the Iran nuclear issue after the Islamic republic met world powers in Geneva this week, an opinion poll showed on Friday. Some 58 percent of respondents to the question “how would you rate Netanyahu’s recent performance in the global arena vis-a-vis…

Israel ready to tackle nuclear Iran ‘alone’

Israel is ready to act “alone” to stop Iran making a nuclear bomb, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday in a hardline warning against rushing into deals with the new leadership in Tehran. “Israel will not allow Iran to get nuclear weapons. If Israel is forced to stand alone, Israel…

Netanyahu: Israel will not ‘abandon our fate’ to U.S. strategic interests

AFP – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that Israel cannot rely on any other country, even an ally, when it comes to facing up to the perceived nuclear threat from Iran. “We appreciate the efforts of the international community to halt Iran’s nuclear programme,” Netanyahu said in a speech…

Israel’s Netanyahu faces coalition challenge

Israel’s rightwing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who narrowly won Tuesday’s election ahead of a new centrist party, now has the complicated task of forming a new coalition government. Despised by much of the local media, and the target of jabs by foreign leaders, the 63-year-old Netanyahu was riding high in…

Israel allegedly refuses to disclose its plans to U.S. regarding Iran

Israel has “rebuffed” President Obama’s request that it disclose any plans to attack Iran, according to an anonymously sourced article in the U.K. newspaper The Daily Telegraph. Allegedly Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta was told in a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Israel would offer no guarantees…

Israel denies cyber attack on defense websites

The websites of Israel’s military, Mossad and the Shin Bet intelligence services were back online on Monday after being unavailable the previous day due to what officials said was a “server crash.” The three sites, along with numerous other government websites, crashed on Sunday, two days after the international hackers’ groupAnonymous apparently…

Israel’s Peres says Iran attack ‘more and more likely’

Israeli President Shimon Peres said “an attack on Iran” by Israel and other countries was “more and more likely.” He told Israeli private television’s second channel: “The intelligence services of the different countries that are keeping an eye on (Iran) are worried and putting pressure on their leaders to warn…

Israel PM orders UNESCO funding halt

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday ordered a halt to Israel’s financial contributions to UNESCO after the UN cultural organisation granted the Palestinians full membership. Netanyahu “ordered that Israel’s $2 million-per-annum participation in the budget of UNESCO be frozen, following the organisation’s decision to accept the Palestinian Authority into…

U.S.: No comment on ‘buzz’ of Israeli strike on Iran

WASHINGTON — The United States declined Wednesday to respond to “buzz” or “rumors” in Israel about reports Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was seeking cabinet support for a strike on Iran. The White House said it was focused squarely on a diplomatic solution to Iran’s nuclear drive, and said that Iranian…

In Israel, speculation over strike on Iran grows

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking cabinet support for a military strike on Iran, Haaretz newspaper reported on Wednesday, after days of speculation on plans for such an attack. The report, citing a senior Israeli official, said Netanyahu was working with Defence Minister Ehud Barak to win support from…

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