Former PM says Israel has done ''many things quietly'' to prevent Iran, but effort must be led by US. Olmert, two ministers and envoy to US will address ‘Post’ New York conference on key issues next weekend.
On the eve of Yom Ya’atzmaut to mark Israel’s 1948 declaration of independence, the Jewish State found it had even more to celebrate as the latest figures released by the country’s Central Bureau of Statistics revealed its population had topped 8 million for the first time in its 65-year history.
Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu pledged his gratitude to Israel’s fallen soldiers at the start of Sunday’s weekly cabinet meeting, which coincided with the country’s annual Yom Hazikaron commemoration, as he insisted that “we are here thanks to Israel’s fighters who joined the struggle for our existence”.
At Remembrance Day ceremony in J'lem, Prime Minister Netanyahu says ''only a strong defense force can ensure that we will not be harmed''; relates to families of fallen soldiers through his own personal loss.
The leaders of the EU’s main institutions failed to respond Monday to news of the Palestinian Authority (PA)’s apparent implosion, after it was confirmed that Prime Minister Salam Fayyad had submitted his resignation.
In exclusive interview to 'Post' Peres says because of Oslo there is a Palestinian peace camp; calls for Israel to be the initiator to end the conflict: ''Playing hard to get is not a good political plan.''