Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu again fails to form new Israeli government

The mandate given by President Reuven Rivlin to Netanyahu to form a government expired on Tuesday at midnight with no breakthrough in coalition talks.

published on : 5th May 2021

Israeli coalition talks resume after PM Benjamin Netanyahu misses deadline

Lapid, who received the backing of 45 lawmakers, now seems to be the most likely candidate to get a chance to form a government.

published on : 5th May 2021

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu faces midnight deadline to form coalition

Netanyahu has struggled to secure a parliamentary majority since March 23 - when elections ended in deadlock for the fourth consecutive time in the past two years.

published on : 4th May 2021

Israel president nominates Netanyahu to try to form govt

Israel's President Reuven Rivlin also voiced doubt that any candidate can forge a majority coalition. 

published on : 6th April 2021

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu back in court as parties weigh in on his fate

Israel's longest-serving prime minister faces charges of accepting bribes, fraud and breach of trust in three long-running corruption cases.

published on : 5th April 2021

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu cancels UAE trip citing disagreement with Jordan

PM Netanyahu's office said in a statement that 'because of difficulties in coordinating his flight in Jordanian airspace the visit was postponed' until further notice.

published on : 11th March 2021

Israeli PM's wife hospitalised ahead of Benjamin Netanyahu UAE trip

Netanyahu is locked in a tight race against a field of challengers in Israel's fourth election in two years, and is sure to use the trip -- 12 days before Israelis go to the polls -- to his own politi

published on : 11th March 2021

Netanyahu accuses Iran of attacking Israeli-owned cargo ship

The hulking Israeli-owned MV Helios Ray suffered a mysterious explosion in the Gulf of Oman on Friday and came to Dubai's port for repairs on Sunday.

published on : 1st March 2021

In phone call with Netanyahu, Joe Biden affirms his commitment to Israel's security

In a post on Twitter, Netanyahu said he had spoken with Biden for roughly an hour in 'friendly and warm' terms, affirming the US-Israel alliance and discussing issues related to Iran.

published on : 18th February 2021

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu pleads not guilty to corruption charges

This appearance was Israeli PM's second in court since his corruption trial began in May last year.

published on : 8th February 2021

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial resumes weeks before election

Netanyahu was indicted last year for fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three separate cases.

published on : 8th February 2021

Israeli protesters call on PM Netanyahu to step down

The protesters say Netanyahu cannot serve as prime minister when he is on trial for charges of fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three separate cases.

published on : 7th February 2021

Netanyahu vows to fight 'anti-Semitic' International Criminal Court ruling

On Friday, the ICC ruled that it has jurisdiction over the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, paving the way for the tribunal to open a war crimes investigation.

published on : 6th February 2021

Will deploy all resources to punish Embassy attack culprits: PM Modi to Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu

In his conversation with Netanyahu over phone, Modi assured him that India accords the highest importance to the safety and security of Israeli diplomats and premises.

published on : 1st February 2021

West Bank settlers pressure Netanyahu ahead of March vote

While most countries consider all Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal, Israel broadly divides them into two categories: government-recognised settlements and so-called wildcat outposts. 

published on : 28th January 2021
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