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Orange CEO to Sue Over Death Threats

Orange CEO to Sue Over Death Threats

Stephane Richard's personal information was leaked during outrage over Orange's boycott calls against Israel; 'hundreds' threatened him.Tova Dvorin, 16/06/2015 11:54
Orange CEO: I Admire Israel

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, 12/06/2015 21:48
Orange CEO: BDS 'Inconsistent' with Brand's Values

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, 12/06/2015 12:06
Israeli Officials Refuse Meeting with Orange CEO

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, 12/06/2015 09:38
Orange CEO Arrives in Israel for Two-Day Visit

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, 11/06/2015 13:28
Orange CEO to Hotovely: Sorry for Misunderstanding

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, 10/06/2015 16:17
Why Does Orange Condemn Only Jews?

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, 09/06/2015 11:20
Orange CEO 'Radically Opposed' to Israel Boycott

Orange CEO 'Radically Opposed' to Israel Boycott

After 'dumping' Israel following months of BDS pressure, Richard continues to attempt damage control.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2015 20:50
Sarkozy Slams 'Unacceptable' Orange Israel Boycott

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, 08/06/2015 17:08
Orange CEO Invited to Israel to Clarify Comments

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, 08/06/2015 04:13
Partner Communications Slams Orange Doubletalk

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, 06/06/2015 22:42
Orange 'Here to Stay'

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, 06/06/2015 20:54
Orange CEO to Vice PM: 'I Love Israel'

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, 05/06/2015 22:57
French FM 'Firmly Opposed' to Orange Boycott

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, 05/06/2015 11:54
Orange CEO Plays Dumb After Boycott Controversy

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, 05/06/2015 11:28
ADL: Orange Boycott 'Cowardly'

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, 05/06/2015 10:35
Hotovely: We Expect France to Condemn Orange

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, 05/06/2015 00:13
US Congressman Demands France Denounce Orange

US Congressman Demands France Denounce Orange

Congressman Roskam urges Hollande to take action, noting boycott is part of 'economic attack' against Israel.Ari Yashar, 04/06/2015 22:49
Israeli Partner Weighs Huge Lawsuit Against Orange

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, 04/06/2015 21:05
Netanyahu: French Govt. Partially Owns Orange

Netanyahu: French Govt. Partially Owns Orange

Rivlin says French lack of condemnation 'worrying,' while Netanyahu says Israel bashing 'will not be forgiven.'Ari Yashar, 04/06/2015 19:04
After CEO's Anti-Semitism, Orange 'Dumps' Israel

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, 04/06/2015 17:16
Lawyers Boo 'Buji' Over Bibi Boycott Blame

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, 04/06/2015 14:03
Partner CEO to Orange: Dump Us and It'll Cost You

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, 04/06/2015 12:14
Bennett: Don't Drop Orange Cellphone Service

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, 04/06/2015 09:54
Lapid: Orange CEO Has 'A Lot of Chutzpah'

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, 04/06/2015 01:14
Orange CEO: I Wish We Could 'Dump' Israel

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, 03/06/2015 22:32
Consumer Attorney Warns Orange Still Plays Games

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, 26/11/2012 17:29
Partner Slashes 8% of Cellphone Workforce

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, 10/11/2011 12:35