Rss - Press Room11/26/2014 8:40:52 PM60en-USIsrael under fire - November 2012 total of 1,500 rockets have been fired at Israel since the start of Operation Pillar of Defense (14 Nov). A ceasefire was declared on November 21, at 9 pm. Fri, 23 Nov 2012 18:06:43 GMTPresident Peres meets with German FM Westerwelle "We greatly appreciate your efforts to bring an end to the attacks on Israeli civilians and to bring hope to the region."Fri, 23 Nov 2012 18:06:44 GMTPM Netanyahu meets with German FM Westerwelle Netanyahu: "As you know, we seek a diplomatic unwinding to this, through the discussions of cease-fire. But is the firing continues we will have to take broader action, and we won’t hesitate to do so." Fri, 23 Nov 2012 18:06:44 GMTFM Liberman meets with UN Sec Gen Ban Ki-moon Liberman: “If Israel will be forced to initiate a ground operation, it will not be a limited operation, nor will it be ‘Operation Pillar of Defense 2,’ but rather ‘Defensive Shield 2.’” Fri, 23 Nov 2012 18:06:44 GMTStatements by PM Netanyahu & US Secretary Clinton "No country can tolerate a wanton attack on its civilians." Clinton: "America's commitment to Israel's security is rock solid and unwavering."Fri, 23 Nov 2012 18:06:43 GMTStatements by PM Netanyahu and UNSG Ban Ki-Moon Hamas and the Islamic Jihad are deliberately and indiscriminately targeting our civilians and they deliberately hide behind their civilians.Fri, 23 Nov 2012 18:06:43 GMTPresident Peres meets with UNSG Ban Ki-moon did not start this situation but Israel, like any other country, cannot allow her citizens to become a target. They are targeting our children on their way to school.Fri, 23 Nov 2012 18:06:44 GMTPM Netanyahu: Pillar of Defense Ceasefire days ago, Israel embarked on operation Pillar of Defense. In a phone call I had this evening with President Obama, I agreed that we should give the ceasefire a chance.Fri, 23 Nov 2012 18:08:17 GMTObama and Netanyahu visit the Israel Museum Minister Netanyahu showed President Obama a series of technological products of the Israeli high-tech industries, which show the technological face of the State of Israel. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 20:53:27 GMT