“I mean, first of all, we have to get rid of the problem of the tunnels. No government, I mean outside government, can stop the fighting before every mother this country will be sure that, at the night, somebody won’t jump out of the earth and kill her and her children. That’s impossible,” Peres told CNN’s Blitzer in a lengthy interview.
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Israel’s ambassador to the United States said Wednesday that criticism from within the Jewish state of Secretary of State John Kerry’s peace-making efforts is traceable to Israel’s “very rambunctious democracy” and not Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
“This is not coming from the prime minister,” Ambassador Ron Dermer said during an interview on ‘Morning Joe’ TV program. “This is the Israeli press that is speaking. We are a free country.”
(CNN). The opening was so small that CNN’s Wolf Blitzer — no giant — had to bend down to climb inside one of 30 or so Palestinian tunnels from Gaza to southern Israel.
“I guess the tunnel was built for relatively short people, because if you stand up you’re going to hit your head,” Blitzer said of the almost two-mile concrete corridor about 45 feet underground where he reported from Monday.
A Jewish reporter was verbally and physically attacked while covering an anti-Israel protest sponsored by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Biscyne blvd in downtown Miami, Florida, last Sunday.
Protesters chanted “we are Hamas” and “we are jihad.” The reporter, serving as cameraman for ‘The united West’ program on Breitbart TV, was working the protest as undercover until he was identified as a Jew.
A physical fight broke out in the Ukrainian parliament after a presidential decree was approved to call up more reserves to defend the country against the growing numbers of Russian troops on the country’s eastern border.
Following the decision, footage shows politicians from Ukraine’s nationalist parties and members of the Party of Regions, formerly run by pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovich, pushing and shoving one another in disagreement over the decree, according to The Independent.
Madeleine Albright, former US Secretary of State that served in the Clinton administration during the Kosovo war, causing the deaths of between 1,200 and 5,700 civilian casualties from NATO strikes, on Tuesday harshly criticized Israel’s disproportional actions in Gaza.
Speaking to Wolf Blitzer on CNN, Madeleine Albright said she thinks Israel is “overdoing” it with its offensive in the Gaza Strip and losing some of its “moral authority” in the process.
During his speech, which was interrupted several times by code pink hecklers, Ambassador Dermer emphasized that no military in history has taken greater care than the IDF to protect the innocents of the other side.
As the Israeli troops battle Hamas militants in Gaza, An Israeli couple from Tiberias, Chana and Meir Guttman, named their newborn baby boy ‘Tzuk Eitan’ in honor of the current military operation Protective Edge.
The infant was born July 8, the day that Operation Protective Edge, as it is known in English, began.“I said, ‘God, just you and I know, but this is going to be the name of the child who will be born,’” the father recounted in an interview on Channel 2 Friday morning.
Notwithstanding the economic impact of the ongoing rocket attacks on the small “Gaza envelope” communities – villages and kibbutzim which have endured more than a decade of ceaseless rocket and mortar fire, video footage emerged on Tuesday of 30 cows killed after a shrapnel-filled rockets hit the farm.
During an interview with Chris Matthews, on MSNBC’s Hardball, Chaffetz said former presidential candidate Mitt Romney is to be considered a viable candidate for president for the third time.
Outgoing Israeli President Shimon Peres, fresh off a farewell visit to the United State, is seeking to assure the Israeli public that President Obama is one of Israel’s best friends, despite rocky relationship with prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
“Don’t judge President Obama by images, judge him by the facts,” urged Peres, during a speech at the annual 4th of July ceremony hosted by the US Embassy in Tel Aviv. “In fact, he’s one of the greats friends Israel has ever had. A man who answered all our defensive calls.”
MK Ahmed Tibi accused deputy Knesset Speaker MK Ruth Calderon (Yesh Atid) of insensitivity to Palestinian suffering, after she informed him that his time was up at the podium during a plenum discussion.
Tibi, who visited the House of Mohammed Abu khdeir in Shufat before returning to the Knesset, spoke about the family and their pain. He exploded when the chairwoman interjected, asking him to conclude his remarks.
A video surfaced online of a Japanese politician bursting into gut-wrenching sobs, trying to explain how he spent $30,000 of government money on traveling, caught fire on YouTube inspiring wild memes.
Ryutaro Nonomura, elected to the assembly in the western prefecture of Hyogo in 2011, is suspected of misusing ¥3 million ($30,000) of official allowances on travel expenses.
“The prime minister was clear Hamas is responsible, and Hamas will pay a very heavy price,” Israel’s Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer said in an interview with CNN’s “The Lead with Jake Tapper.”
“The head of Hamas celebrated the kidnapping today and called for more kidnappings. We know that members of Hamas in the Hebron area, they’re the ones responsible,” said Dermer.
(AP). The mayor of New York City sang “I Love L.A.” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Monday night to settle a Stanley Cup wager with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Mayor Bill de Blasio appeared via satellite from the ABC studios in Times Square as Garcetti joined the late-night host in his Los Angeles studio.
The first attack ad in New York’s gubernatorial election is about to go on the air, with Republicans set to challenge Gov. Cuomo with a spot that counters his claim that the state is going through an economic renaissance. The new ad campaign, entitled “Cuomo’s New York,” will slam the governor’s months-long, multimillion-dollar “Start Up NY” TV ads that trumpet New York’s alleged economic upswing under his stewardship.
A video of an Arab teenager from Nazareth condemning the Palestinian Authority as a terrorist organization and calling on the kidnappers of three Israeli Jewish teens to free them immediately has gone viral over the web. What makes the video even more unusual is that it was made by Mohammad Zoabi, a 16-year-old relative of controversial Arab MK Hanin Zoabi.
25,000 people attended a mass prayer rally Sunday night for the three kidnapped teenagers – Eyal Yifrah, Gil-Ad Shaer and Naftali Frenkel – at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, according to estimates by Jerusalem Police.
“We’re proving to our enemies that the people of Israel lives on, and will never been broken,” Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau told the crowd. “The whole of our people came here to the Kotel as one, with one heart, united in prayer for the safety of the kidnapped victims, who will be returned to the warmth of their families and people soon.”
Supporters of Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino are circulating a video using D-Day and images of the graves of dead US soldiers 70 years ago in order to raise money in the race against Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The online video published on Rob4NY.com website compares Gov. Cuomo to the tyrants like Hitler that the US forces fought against in World War II.