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Netanyahu slams UN rights council’s censure of Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday slammed a UN rights body for a string of resolutions condemning the Jewish state despite a wave of rights abuses elsewhere in the region. "At the end of last week, the UN Human Rights Council condemned……

Netanyahu wins narrow victory in Israeli elections

Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud-Beitenu list won a narrow victory in legislative elections but was weakened by the unexpectedly strong showing by the centrist Yesh Atid, which campaigned on economic issues. The result is likely to cramp Netanyahu’s room for manoeuvre vis-a-vis his future coalition partners. Television exit polls showed Netanyahu’s…

Netanyahu warns Iran on high-profile U.S. visit

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday winds up a high-profile US visit focused on Iran’s perceived nuclear threat after warning that his country would not live in the “shadow of annihilation.” Netanyahu was to meet with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and visit the US Congress a day after keenly-watched talks withPresident Barack…

No change in policy on Jerusalem: Israel PM

JERUSALEM — Israeli policy on Jerusalem remains unchanged, the prime minister’s office said on Friday, one day after the premier returned from Washington where he faced pressure to freeze settlements. The prime minister’s position is that there is no change in Israel’s policy on Jerusalem that has been pursued by…

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