Real Clear Israel Press Release: Updated With VIDEO – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Meets with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

Photo: GPO Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Meets with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this morning (Thursday, 24 July 2014), met with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and said at the start of their meeting: “It’s good to see you in Israel in these trying times. […]

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Real Clear Israel Press Release GPO News: Israel’s Protection and Hamas’ Exploitation of Civilians in Operation Protective Edge

Israel’s Protection and Hamas’ Exploitation of Civilians in Operation Protective Edge(Communicated by the Government Press Office)Following the United Nations’ Human Rights Council decision to establish an inquiry into alleged human rights violations in Gaza (<http://mfa.gov.il/MFA/PressRoom/2014/Pages/UNHRC-decision-should-be-rejected-by-decent-people-everywhere-23-Jul-2014.aspx>), please see the following document which clarifies Israel’s position.BackgroundOn 12 June 2014, the day Hamas terrorists abducted and murdered three […]

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Real Clear Israel Press Release: UNHRC Decision “A travesty and should be rejected by decent people everywhere”

Photo: GPO UNHRC Decision “A travesty and should be rejected by decent people everywhere”(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)The decision today by the UNHRC is a travesty and should be rejected by decent people everywhere.Rather than investigate Hamas, which is committing a double war crime by firing rockets at Israeli civilians while hiding behind […]

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Real Clear Israel Press Release: VIDEO & Statements by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg

  Photo: GPO Statements by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Wednesday, 23 July 2014), while en route from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, where he is due to meet with US Secretary of State John Kerry, went to […]

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Real Clear Israel Press Release: Tourism Ministry Update – Assisting Tourists in Israel

Tourism Minister Uzi Landau Tourism Ministry Assisting Tourists in IsraelUnder the instructions of the Tourism Minister Dr. Uzi Landau, the Tourism Ministry is operating a situation room headed by Tourism Ministry Director-General Amir Halevi. The minister holds consultations with the Foreign Minister and the Transport Minister,  in order to offer solutions to the hundreds of […]

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Real Clear Israel Press Release: FM Liberman Meets with UN Sec-Gen Ban Ki-moon

Photo: GPO Foreign Minister Avigdor Libemran met a short while ago (23 July 2014) with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. (Communicated by the Foreign Minister’s Bureau) FM Liberman meets with UN Sec-Gen Ban Ki-moon Israel is deeply concerned by the uncovering of Hamas rockets in UNRWA schools.Once uncovered, UNRWA returned the rockets to Hamas instead […]

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Real Clear Israel: Canada’s Foreign Minister John Baird’s Remarks On Rockets Found In UNRWA Run School

Foreign Minister of Canada  John Baird I was appalled to hear reports, one as recent as today, of stockpiles of rockets in a school run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Gaza. Even more alarming were reports that in the first case, officials with the United Nations returned these weapons to Hamas, […]

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Real Clear Israel Press Release: A situation assessment took place as part of Operation Protective Edge in Tel Aviv today with President Peres, Defense Minister Yaalon, IDF Chief-of-Staff Gantz and the members of General Staff

A situation assessment took place as part of Operation Protective Edge in Tel Aviv today with President Peres, Defense Minister Yaalon, IDF Chief-of-Staff Gantz and the members of General StaffA situation assessment took place today (Tuesday, 22 July 2014), as part of Operation Protective Edge with President Shimon Peres, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, IDF Chief-of-Staff […]

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Real Clear Israel Press Release: VIDEO & Remarks of Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon Meets with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

Photo: GPO Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon Meets with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon(Communicated by the Defense Ministry International Media Advisor)Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon, today (Tuesday, 22 July 2014), made the following remarks at the start of his meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon:“Welcome Secretary General.  You’re most welcome in our country Israel.We very much […]

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