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‘Wreaths for terrorists’: Netanyahu & Corbyn face off over ‘anti-Semitism’ as Twitter erupts

Twitter has turned into a battleground after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waded into the UK Labour Party’s anti-Semitism row, trading barbs with Jeremy Corbyn over Palestinian terrorists and Israeli killings in Gaza. Corbyn has had to fend off fresh accusations of anti-Semitism after the right-wing Daily Mail reported Friday that, during a visit to Tunisia in 2014, the Labour ...

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Netanyahu says Palestinian flags at Tel Aviv rally prove nation-state law is crucial for Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu has defended a contentious new Israeli law, claiming that the flying of Palestinian flags at protests against the law that decry it as moving towards apartheid, prove that Israel must be a Jewish nation-state. After thousands of Palestinian citizens of Israel led a mass protest on Saturday in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv against the controversial Nation-State Law, ...

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Norwegian daily depicts Netanyahu as swastika-shaped enforcer of apartheid, accused of anti-Semitism

Norway’s sixth-largest newspaper may have gone too far when it published a cartoon of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that apparently linked his policies to Nazism and apartheid. The cartoon by Finn Graff shows the Israeli leader sitting on a bench marked “Whites only.” His body is shaped like a swastika while his left fist punches a mustached man, presumably ...

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Netanyahu threatens Iran with ‘all Israel’s arms’ if Tehran blocks key waterway off Yemen

Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at Israeli arch-regional foe Iran, vowing that any attempt by Tehran to block the key waterway off Yemen’s coast would be met by force from the “international coalition” and Israel in particular. The harsh statements by the Israeli PM, who was speaking at a graduation ceremony for naval officers on Wednesday, were referring to the ...

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Cartoonist fired from Israeli mag for drawing Netanyahu as an Orwellian pig

An Israeli cartoonist has been fired for depicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others as pigs from George Orwell’s Animal Farm. He had worked for the magazine for three decades. Jerusalem Report cartoonist Avi Katz drew Netanyahu and other members of the Likud party as pigs, with a quote added from Orwell’s novel, “All animals are equal but some are ...

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'Erdogan’s dark dictatorship': Netanyahu hits back at Turkish leader’s 'spirit of Hitler' jibe

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu labeled Turkey a dark dictatorship which massacres minorities after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan likened Israeli politicians to Adolf Hitler over the controversial ‘nation-state’ law. Turkey is turning into “a dark dictatorship” which “is massacring Syrians and Kurds and has jailed tens of thousands” of its citizens, Netanyahu said on Tuesday, responding to Erdogan’s attacks. The prime minister said that his ...

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Netanyahu: Trump & Trudeau asked Israel to evacuate White Helmets from Syria

US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked Israel to evacuate the members of the controversial Western-backed White Helmets group from Syria, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has revealed. “President Trump and also Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau, as well as others, requested us to help take out from Syria hundreds of White Helmets members,” Netanyahu said in a ...

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Netanyahu hails Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki, thanks leaders for discussing Israel’s security

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hailed Israel’s relations with the US and Russia after Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin said that the Jewish state’s security concerns were discussed during their summit in Helsinki. Read more The prime minister’s office released a statement applauding both nations shortly after Putin and Trump concluded their meeting on Monday. “Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes ...

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‘You stopped Ronaldo!’ Netanyahu incites Iranians to depose government channeling World Cup euphoria

Showcasing his ball-dribbling skills, Benjamin Netanyahu engaged in some footsy lobbying with Iranians, insisting that, if their national team could stop Ronaldo of Portugal, then the opposition can surely take out the government. Playing on the emotions of millions of Iranians, who were thrilled to see their team achieve an “impossible” World Cup 1-1 draw with Portugal, the Israeli PM ...

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Netanyahu questioned for 1st time in ‘submarine affair’ corruption probe

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spent six hours answering investigators’ questions about the involvement of his cousin and top aide in alleged corruption and bribery of the government into buying German-made submarines. Netanyahu testified about “the range of professional considerations” leading him to decide to purchase three Dolphin-class submarines and four Sa’ar 6-class corvettes from the renowned German shipbuilding company ...

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