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Israeli FM snaps at Sweden over Palestine recognition

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Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman lamented Sweden’s decision to recognize Palestinian statehood, saying the Scandinavian country was getting involved in an issue more complex that IKEA furniture. “The Swedish government should understand that Middle East relations are more complex than a piece of self-assembled IKEA furniture, and the matter should be handled with responsibility... 

Israeli Foreign Minister calls for ‘full reoccupation’ of Gaza Strip

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Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has called for the full reoccupation of the besieged Gaza Strip amid rising tensions in the region. Lieberman made the remarks on Israel’s Channel 2 television following a retaliatory attack by Palestinian resistance movement, Islamic Jihad, against the Israeli regime earlier on Wednesday. “Following an attack like this — a barrage of more than... 

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigns after fraud charges

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Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has resigned his post. Israel’s combative foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, unexpectedly resigned on Friday after being indicted on corruption charges, throwing the country’s political system into uncertainty just five weeks before a general election. His resignation, a day after the attorney general, Yehuda Weinstein, charged him with fraud and breach... 

Israeli Foreign Minister's World War II Europe analogy infuriates EU

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EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (L) and Israel’s Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman. The European Union is infuriated by Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s analogy between Tel Aviv’s policies toward the Palestinians and Europe’s stance toward the Jews during the World War II era. Maja Kocijancic, the spokesperson for European Union foreign policy chief Catherine... 

EU turns down Israel call to put Hezbollah on terror list

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Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman (L) speaks during a press conference alongside the Cypriot Foreign Affairs Minister Erato Kozakou-Marcoulis (C) at the EU Headquarters in Brussels, July 24, 2012. The European Union has flatly rejected an Israeli call to blacklist Hezbollah as a terrorist group, saying there is no such agreement among the bloc’s member states. “There is no consensus... 

Israeli foreign minister unbearable: Austrian defense minister

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Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman Austrian Defense Minister Norbert Darabos says the presence of Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman in the Israeli cabinet is “unbearable.” In an interview with the Austrian daily Die Presse, Darabos severely criticized Israel’s policies, with a special emphasis on the continued settlement activities and the nuclear allegations against Iran. An attack... 

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman: "Believe me, America accepts all our decisions"

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The Obama Administration will put forth new peace initiatives only if Israel wants it to, said Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman in his first comprehensive interview on foreign policy since taking office. “Believe me, America accepts all our decisions,” Lieberman told the Russian daily Moskovskiy Komosolets. In other words this is what he means: America is our puppet state, we control it. Lieberman... 
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