Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated Israel’s strong objection Wednesday to an ongoing Iranian military presence in Syria following the end of that country’s civil war. In a half-hour phone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The Palestinian Authority froze links with the US Consulate in Jerusalem in protest at the State Department’s refusal to renew the certification for the Palestine Liberation Organisation’s (PLO) office in Washington DC.
One of the main reasons that prevented peace between Israel and the Palestinians sor far lies in the fact that Palestinian children are educated and incited against Israel in schools on a daily basis, said Israeli Minister of Religious Services, David Azulai, during a short official visit to Brussels on Wednesday.
Citing increased security threats, in particular the situation in Syria, Hezbollah’s acquirement of guided missiles and Iran’s military growth and expansionism, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has called for an additional NIS 4.8 billion in military spending over the next three years.