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Orange CEO: I Admire Israel

In a television interview, Orange CEO Stephane Richard says he was "deeply affected" by the uproar in Israel his remarks had caused.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/12/2015, 9:48 PM

Orange CEO: BDS 'Inconsistent' with Brand's Values

Stephane Richard backtracks on 'dumping Israel' comments and move in meeting with PM, claims he is happy for Israel investment.Hezki Baruch, 6/12/2015, 12:06 PM

Israeli Officials Refuse Meeting with Orange CEO

CEO Stephane Richard to apologize personally to Prime Minister Netanyahu for boycott blunder, but multiple other meetings rebuffed.Nitsan Keidar, 6/12/2015, 9:38 AM

Orange CEO Arrives in Israel for Two-Day Visit

After sparking Israeli fury for suggesting Orange would stop business with it, Richard heads to Jewish state to 'clarify misunderstanding.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2015, 1:28 PM

Orange CEO to Hotovely: Sorry for Misunderstanding

In a letter to Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely, Orange CEO Stephane Richard again proclaimed his 'affection' for Israel.Yaakov Levi, 6/10/2015, 4:17 PM

Why Does Orange Condemn Only Jews?

Watchdog group reveals that Orange Telecom and French gov't operate in multiple territories under dispute, but only condemn Israel.Tova Dvorin, 6/9/2015, 11:20 AM

Orange CEO 'Radically Opposed' to Israel Boycott

After 'dumping' Israel following months of BDS pressure, Richard continues to attempt damage control.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2015, 8:50 PM

Sarkozy Slams 'Unacceptable' Orange Israel Boycott

While not going as far as saying Orange meant to boycott, former French President denounces such moves as not leading to peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2015, 5:08 PM

Orange CEO Invited to Israel to Clarify Comments

Orange CEO Stephane Richard welcomes Israeli invitation after sparking outrage by saying he would "dump Israel" tomorrow.Ben Ariel, 6/8/2015, 4:13 AM

Partner Communications Slams Orange Doubletalk

Partner, Orange's Israeli franchise holder, says Orange CEO's apologies a 'smokescreen' to cover boycott blunder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2015, 10:42 PM

Orange 'Here to Stay'

Orange Telecom CEO Stephane Richard insists the company will stay in the Jewish state despite week of blunders and implied boycott.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2015, 8:54 PM

Orange CEO to Vice PM: 'I Love Israel'

Orange CEO Stephane Richard speaks to Vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom, apologizes for remarks in favor of a boycott of Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/5/2015, 10:57 PM

French FM 'Firmly Opposed' to Orange Boycott

Fabius says partially state-owned Orange can determine its own 'commercial strategy,' but opposes 'boycott of Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2015, 11:54 AM

Orange CEO Plays Dumb After Boycott Controversy

Orange CEO claims he was 'unaware' of BDS movement's existence, says he 'loves Israel.' Israeli CEOs: world Jewry must fight back.Tova Dvorin, 6/5/2015, 11:28 AM

ADL: Orange Boycott 'Cowardly'

ADL director notes that Orange operates in other disputed areas, and says anti-Semitic boycott move breaches French law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2015, 10:35 AM

Hotovely: We Expect France to Condemn Orange

Deputy Foreign Minister calls on France to condemn Orange's decision to cut ties with Israel.Ben Ariel, 6/5/2015, 12:13 AM

US Congressman Demands France Denounce Orange

Congressman Roskam urges Hollande to take action, noting boycott is part of 'economic attack' against Israel.Ari Yashar, 6/4/2015, 10:49 PM

Israeli Partner Weighs Huge Lawsuit Against Orange

Partner owner Haim Saban says Orange gave in to anti-Semitic pressure in 'dumping' Israel, and warns of response.Ari Yashar, 6/4/2015, 9:05 PM

Netanyahu: French Govt. Partially Owns Orange

Rivlin says French lack of condemnation 'worrying,' while Netanyahu says Israel bashing 'will not be forgiven.'Ari Yashar, 6/4/2015, 7:04 PM

After CEO's Anti-Semitism, Orange 'Dumps' Israel

Orange cuts ties with Israel, as Israeli embassy demands French authorities condemn statement of French Orange CEO.Nitsan Keidar, Ari Yashar, 6/4/2015, 5:16 PM

Lawyers Boo 'Buji' Over Bibi Boycott Blame

An attempt by Yitzhak Herzog to slam Prime Minister Netanyahu in front of what he thought was a sympathetic audience backfired.Moshe Cohen, 6/4/2015, 2:03 PM

Partner CEO to Orange: Dump Us and It'll Cost You

Officials of Partner Communications were in a fighting mood after Orange CEO Stephane Richard said he would 'dump' Israel, if he could.Moshe Cohen, 6/4/2015, 12:14 PM

Bennett: Don't Drop Orange Cellphone Service

Education Minister Naftali Bennett urged Israelis not to drop their service with Orange, despite its CEO's desire to 'dump' Israel.Moshe Cohen, 6/4/2015, 9:54 AM

Lapid: Orange CEO Has 'A Lot of Chutzpah'

MKs in Israel were up in arms over comments by Orange CEO Stephane Richard that he would end the company's franchise contract if he could.Moshe Cohen, 6/4/2015, 1:14 AM

Orange CEO: I Wish We Could 'Dump' Israel

If he could, said Staphane Richard, CEO of French mobile company Orange, he would “tomorrow” end his company's association with israel.Moshe Cohen, 6/3/2015, 10:32 PM

Consumer Attorney Warns Orange Still Plays Games

Despite the drop in the costs of cell phone service, a Jerusalem attorney says the old adage of “buyer beware” still applies to Orange. Chana Ya'ar, 11/26/2012, 5:29 PM

Partner Slashes 8% of Cellphone Workforce

Partner's Orange cellular franchisee is poised to launch massive layoffs, slashing 8% of its workforce, all of it in customer service.Chana Ya'ar, 11/10/2011, 12:35 PM