Danon allegedly used public funds to pay millions of shekels in fake salaries to Likud activists so they would support him in party primaries.
“Bravo, Ambassador Haley!” This is the headline David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, chose for his Huffington Post opinion piece dedicated to America’s new ambassador to the United Nations. “Ambassador Haley, you have quickly established yourself as a courageous and unbending voice of principle in a setting where the word is more often observed in the breach than as a matter of course by some member states,” Harris, who leads the Jewish organization most closely involved with the UN, continued his praise.
After strong remarks by Israel’s U.N. ambassador, Lebanese President Michel Aoun said that any Israeli attempt to violate Lebanon’s sovereignty would be met with the “appropriate response.”
The Palestinian Authority’s representative to the United Nations accused Israel of harvesting the organs of Palestinians killed while attacking Israelis.
Danny Danon was kicked out of Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet. Now, he’s representing Israel on the global stage as ambassador to the U.N. What changed?
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Friday that he will appoint Science, Technology and Space Minister Danny Danon as Israel’s next ambassador to the United Nations due to the UN platform’s current significance.
The determination that the Israeli infantry officer thought to have been captured is in fact dead has changed the trajectory of Israel’s military campaign in Gaza, Operation Protective Edge, which now appears to be winding down.
As Benjamin Netanyahu weighs a ground attack on Gaza, he has to consider Israel’s strategic interests. J.J. Goldberg explains why his internal battle with the right wing may be even more crucial.
Apparently, Danny Danon went too far. Benjamin Netanyahu fired the hawkish Likudnik after he slammed the Israeli decision to endorse a proposed cease-fire with Hamas.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday fired a deputy defense minister after he publicly criticized government decisions during Israel’s week-long battle with Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip.