'Mexico is a friend of Israel, and must be treated as such by its prime minister,' its Foreign Ministry says, noting that it had expressed its solidarity with Israel only a day earlier, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Barak Ravid is the diplomatic correspondent for Haaretz newspaper. He joined Haaretz in April 2007, covering the Prime Minister's Office, the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Defense, dealing with issues such as U.S.-Israeli relations, EU-Israeli relations and the peace process.
Before joining Haaretz, Barak Ravid worked for two years for Maariv daily newspaper, spending a year covering the Palestinian Authority and a year as a diplomatic correspondent.
Ravid has a BA in the history of the Middle East from the University of Tel Aviv. He served for six years as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces, and concluded his service with the rank of captain. He and his wife live in Tel Aviv.
The significance of the proposal is that Israel would in effect be agreeing to a European boycott of the settlements in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights.
The Prime Minister was quick to issue a statement saying Netanyahu's tweet was not an attempt to weigh in on U.S.-Mexico ties after Mexico voices anger.
Netanyahu's tweet was not an attempt to voice an opinion regarding U.S.-Mexico ties, Prime Minister Office clarified; former envoy Shapiro blasts Netanyahu.
Alexander Lapshin is wanted in Azerbaijan following visits he made to the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh as well as his criticism of President Ilham Aliyev's regime.
The move is an attempt to reach an agreement with the residents of the Ofra settlement on the peaceful evacuation of houses that were constructed illegally on private Palestinian land.
'We Just Want to Preserve Our Identity - Like Israel and Trump,' Le Pen Party Official Tells Haaretz
Less than three months before the elections in France, National Front's Nicolas Bay visits Israel. With the Israeli government boycotting his party, a middleman managed to get him meetings with senior officials.
Rudolph Giuliani, who serves as Trump's informal cybersecurity adviser, conveyed a personal message from the U.S. president to Netanyahu, PM's Office says.
The highly unusual visit of Nicolas Bay was deliberately kept quiet, as Israel officially boycotts the National Front, whose members harbor anti-Semitic views.
Netanyahu’s room to maneuver in Washington on the Palestinian issue has no doubt grown, but it is far from being the bonanza the settler lobby in Jerusalem was dreaming of.