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The New Israel Fund this week denied PM Netanyahu's accusation that it sent a letter to the Rwandan government asking it to reject a deal to absorb illegal migrants from Israel. We found the letter.
Because of "tremendous pressure on Rwanda by the New Israel Fund and elements in the European Union, Rwanda has withdrawn from the agreement."
This will be the first official visit by an Israeli defense minister to the continent in decades.
Netanyahu claimed that George Soros is behind the leftwing's anti-deportation campaign.
“In reference to the rumors that have been recently spread in the media, the Government of Rwanda wishes to inform that it has never signed any secret deal with Israel regarding the relocation of African migrants."
Netanyahu called terrorism a "savage disease" that "rampages so many countries, Boko-Haram, A-Shabab, the awful jihadists in the Sinai... a threat to all of us."
It appears that the path to influencing Israel's foreign policy goes through the US Jewish community's leadership forum.
Prime Minister Netanyahu met with President Kagame last July in Kigali, Rwanda when he visited East Africa.
PM Netanyahu warns that UN peacekeepers failed to prevent genocide in Rwanda. "Neither of us can outsource our safety."
Last week the Netanyahu cabinet passed a $13 million plan to strengthen economic links and cooperation with African countries.
Ethiopian MK Meets Visiting African Women, Advocates Merging Israeli Tech with ‘Fertile African Soil’
Neguise told the delegation members, pointing out Israel's advanced capabilities in the fields of irrigation, desalination, solar energy, medicine, education and tourism.
Perhaps Natalie Portman’s opinion requires more studying than our confrontational, easy to rage, left-right debating rings offer...
He told CNN 'God gave the US military power" that should be used to stop genocide.
The first utility-scale solar power field in East Africa will be built on land belonging to a Jewish-sponsored youth village in Rwanda. The nearly $24...
Anne Heyman, a Jewish philanthropist who founded a Rwandan youth village for children orphaned in that country’s 1994 genocide, died in a horse-riding accident. Heyman,...
Those who use either chemical, or even conventional weapons to slaughter innocent people must be held accountable.
The meeting touched on how much Rwanda has progressed economically, agriculturally, and technologically, as well as on women’s rights in the 18 years since the 1994 ethnic cleansing of the Tutsis by the Hutus in Rwanda.
During a recent trip to Rwanda, former president Bill Clinton lamented his failure in 1994 to intervene in that country’s genocidal massacres. “I don’t think we could have ended the violence, but I think we could have cut it down. And I regret it.”
I call upon President Obama to honor his campaign pledge of 2008 to recognize the Armenian slaughter of 1918 by the Ottoman Turks for what it was - a genocide. I also ask my political opponent Bill Pascrell, to join me in a press conference and call upon the U.S. to put a $25 million bounty on the head of Bashar Assad for his arrest for crimes against humanity, and for the removal of the U.S. Ambassador to Russia so long as President Putin continues to protect Assad.
If Syria and Egypt have nothing to fear from the President of the United States, what will Iran fear?
President Obama has hitherto accepted the language of a "moderate" Palestinian Authority. The PA and its associates are distinctly obligated to refrain from incitement against Israel. Going back even to the legal antecedents of the current peace process, the Interim Agreement (Oslo 2) stated, at Article XXII, that Israel and the PA "shall seek to foster mutual understanding and tolerance and shall accordingly abstain from incitement, including hostile propaganda, against each other...." In the Note for the Record, which accompanied the Hebron Protocol of January 15,1997, the PA reaffirmed its commitment regarding "Preventing Incitement and Hostile Propaganda, as specified in Article XXII of the Interim Agreement." Substantially familiar if more general reaffirmations can readily be found in the Road Map.
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