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Netanyahu slams UNESCO Hebron vote, cuts funding

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP |Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed a UNESCO vote Friday declaring old Hebron an endangered world heritage site and announced a $1-million cut in funding to the United Nations. “It is another delusional decision by UNESCO,” Netanyahu said in Hebrew, in a video posted online. “This …

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Netanyahu woos West African leaders at Liberia summit

Monrovia, Liberia | AFP | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday joined West African leaders at a summit in Liberia, where they hailed peacekeeping efforts in the region but warned about threats to stability. Netanyahu, who had visited east Africa in July 2016, vowed that they had “no better …

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Netanyahu says will not allow street to be named for Arafat

  Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Sunday not to allow a street in an Arab Israeli town to be named after late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, promising new legislation if needed. The small Arab Israeli town of Jatt recently inaugurated Yasser Arafat Street in honour …

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Netanyahu to test Trump policy at Washington talks

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who warmly welcomed Donald Trump’s election as US president, will visit the White House Wednesday to test his supportive campaign pledges against emerging policy. Since taking office, Trump has edged away from unqualified backing for Netanyahu’s drive for more Jewish …

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Uganda: 2016 year-ender review

JANUARY: WHEN MUSEVENI MARKED 30 YEARS IN POWER Jan.1: Police stakes Shs 20m on Aine’s head The year started with the campaigns for the 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary elections in full-gear. The head of security for one of the candidates, former Prime Minister, Amama Mbabazi, had gone missing. Christopher Aine …

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Netanyahu, Museveni vow to fight terrorism

  Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  “Exactly forty years ago, our forces took part in a historic mission to rescue hostages. The forces landed in the dead of night in a country ruled by a dictator who aids terrorists. Now here I am, I have landed in daylight in a friendly …

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Israel and Rwanda share bond of ‘pain of genocide’

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Rwanda on Wednesday for a symbolic stop on his “historic” African tour, boosting ties between two countries with a history marked by genocide. Welcomed on arrival by Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Netanyahu visited the Kigali Memorial Centre where …

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