"If Liberman really means it, the Palestinians will forget that he accused them of being terrorist diplomats."
Jordan's King Abdullah moves swiftly to block riots over a controversial decision by the Parliament to approve Israeli investment in the country.
Kulanu's vagaries in the coming weeks should be viewed in the context of a party on its way to extinction attempting to soar once more by flapping its arms with great vigor.
On Friday morning, a Kulanu politician, Environment Minister Avi Gabbay, announced his resignation on account of the Lieberman appointment.
Republican candidate Donald Trump has good friends in Cornel West and James Zogby, who will surely rattle and shake one of the Democratic party’s most third-ralish third rail issues, in public.
We at the Jewish Press online came up with a list of issues we will be following up during the Lieberman administration at the Defense Ministry, and the reader is invited to add more items.
The Palestinian Authority refuses to talk directly with Israel, relying on world leaders to intervene.
Herzog did not explain how a 55% majority of the house can be considered "extremist" while the remaining 45% are the proverbial moderates.
"Although we disagree as to the best way to reach peace, I appreciate your commitment to seek peace," Netanyahu told Valls.
Netanyahu seems to place more confidence in the efforts of regional Arab governments than in European peacemaking conferences.
Netanyahu expressed his continued openness towards including the opposition Zionist Union faction led by Labor party Chairman Isaac Herzog in the coalition.
Israel was rebuked this month by the World Bank for ruining the PA economy by, essentially, withholding money it is rightfully due.
At this point, outside the Gaza Strip, only Marwan Barghouti has the street cred and the political wherewithal to rule the PA, which should be a source of concern to Israel.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi offered to act as a mediator in the Israeli-"Palestinian" conflict.
France has postponed its "peace initiative" because U.S. Secy of State John Kerry is unavailable.
The Haredi rabbis referred to "stupid" statements by senior officials in government and the military which, they said, dishonor the nation of Israel and the IDF soldiers.
PM Netanyahu told French FM Ayrault that France appears biased in its sponsorship of the "peace initiative."
Bennett plans to crash the Netanyahu coalition in six months, with or without Labor taking up residence in the cabinet.
"...Hamas is really smart. When they decide to rocket Israel, they insinuate themselves in the hospitals, in the schools, in the highly populous areas."
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls plans to visit Israel and the PA ahead of the May 30 conference, but so far neither side has expressed enthusiasm.