Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli government headed by PM Naftali Bennett fast-tracks bill to dissolve parliament

A parliamentary committee approved to dissolve parliament on Wednesday, with a final vote expected early next week raising the possibility of a comeback by former PM Benjamin Netanyahu.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Israeli probe finds no sign of police abuse in spyware case

Israel’s attorney general ordered the investigation last month in the wake of the unsourced reports by the Calcalist business daily.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Pegasus was 'centerpiece' of India-Israel defence deal in 2017: NYT

NYT reported that India and Israel had agreed on the sale of a package of weapons and intelligence gear worth roughly USD 2 billion, with Pegasus and a missile system as the centerpieces.

published on : 29th January 2022

Israel lawmakers outraged over claim police used NSO spyware

A Hebrew-language newspaper reported that in 2020, police used the NSO spyware Pegasus to surveil leaders of protests against Netanyahu, who was then prime minister.

published on : 18th January 2022

Former Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu negotiating plea deal in corruption trial

The deal, which could be signed as early as this week, could usher Netanyahu off the Israeli political stage for years, paving the way for a leadership race in his Likud party.

published on : 16th January 2022

Israeli PM says not opposed to ‘good’ nuclear deal with Iran

Israel will always maintain its right to act and will defend itself by itself, said Naftali Bennett.

published on : 28th December 2021

Former US President Donald Trump slams Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu for congratulating Joe Biden

The Trump administration also withdrew from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, to which Israel had been strongly opposed.

published on : 10th December 2021

Former Benjamin Netanyahu aide testifies in ex- Israeli PM's corruption trial

Netanyahu appeared in the Jerusalem District Court Monday morning flanked by fellow Likud party politicians.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Former Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu​ appears in court as ex-aide prepares to take stand

Benjamin Netanyahu entered the courtroom accompanied by a lawyer, his younger son, Avner, and a pair of supporters from his Likud party.

published on : 16th November 2021

Israel looks to pass budget in major test for new government

The coalition includes eight parties from across the political spectrum and has a razor-thin margin of 61 seats in the 120-member assembly.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Israel urges Benjamin Netanyahu to return gifts, former PM denies keeping them 

The unreturned gifts allegedly include a rectangular box made of glass decorated with gold leaves, bearing Obama's signature and the first book of the Bible from Putin.

published on : 30th August 2021

Iran uranium enrichment plan aims to destroy Israel: PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu was visiting European leaders to discuss Iran's regional involvement and nuclear programme, both seen by the Jewish state as grave threats.

published on : 5th June 2018

Israel calls for 'military coalition' if Iran boosts enrichment

Israel's intelligence minister addressed Tehran's threat to restart uranium enrichment at an "industrial level" if the 2015 pact falls apart.

published on : 5th June 2018

President Donald Trump pulls US out of 'horrible' Iran nuclear deal

Trump said the 2015 agreement, which included Germany, France and Britain, was a "horrible one-sided deal that should never ever have been made."

published on : 9th May 2018

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu praises US President Trump's 'bold' withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

Netanyahu, speaking shortly after Trump's announcement, said leaving the current deal in place was "a recipe for disaster, a disaster for our region, a disaster for the peace of the world".

published on : 9th May 2018
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