Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses Knesset, on May 16, 2011. Photo by Emil Salman
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Monday that a nuclear Iran would be a serious and direct threat to Israel.

"A nuclear Iran poses a heavy threat to the entire world – and to Israel in particular," Netanyahu said during the opening of the Knesset's winter session, warning that the regime Tehran is continuing its efforts to obtain nuclear weapons.

Netanyahu also spoke about the recent escalation with Palestinian militants along the Gaza border, saying Israel will position more Iron Dome anti-missile defense system batteries throughout Israeli cities in hope to intercept more missiles from Gaza.

"We will continue to act against those who try to harm us," he said.

קראו כתבה זו בעברית: נתניהו: ישראל לא תשב בחיבוק ידיים מול הצעדים החד צדדיים של הפלסטינים