Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu warns of 'resounding blow' if Iran attacks Israel

The Israeli premier praised US President Donald Trump for "acting swiftly, boldly, and resolutely" in killing Soleimani in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.

published on : 8th January 2020

Israel on alert for fallout after US strike kills Iranian general Qasem Soleimani

Following Friday morning's killing of Major General Qasem Soleimani, Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah movement called for the missile strike by Israel's closest ally, to be avenged.

published on : 3rd January 2020

Israeli top court hears case on PM Benjamin Netanyahu's political future

The court is not expected to hand down an immediate ruling and may ask for a full panel of the court to convene on the matter.

published on : 31st December 2019

Israel's Netanyahu declares victory in ruling party leadership primary

He announced his leadership challenge last month after Israel's attorney general indicted Netanyahu for fraud, bribery and breach of trust.

published on : 27th December 2019

Israelis grapple for unprecedented third election in a year

This triggers a nearly three-month-long campaign ahead of the vote that most polls predict will not produce dramatically different results that led to the current logjam.

published on : 12th December 2019

Israel's AG files official indictment against PM Benjamin Netanyahu

The 77-page indictment was made public on Monday, charging the longtime Israeli leader with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in three separate corruption cases.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu challenger Benny Gantz proposes unity government rotation

Benny Gantz says he would head the government for two years and then Netanyahu would lead the following two years if he is acquitted of corruption charges.

published on : 24th November 2019

Defiant Netanyahu rejects graft indictment, vows to stay

In a 15-minute speech, Netanyahu railed against his political rivals and state institutions, accusing the police and judiciary of bias.

published on : 22nd November 2019

Israel’s Netanyahu charged in corruption cases

Netanyahu has called the allegations part of a witch hunt, lashing out against the media, police, prosecutors and the justice system.

published on : 21st November 2019

New Israel elections loom as Benny Gantz says can't form government

Netanyahu responded immediately after Gantz's announcement, saying he remained open to talks in the coming weeks.

published on : 21st November 2019

Netanyahu challenger Benny Gantz unable to form government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main rival Benny Gantz announced he had been unable to form a coalition government, hours before a 28-day negotiation period was due to expire.

published on : 21st November 2019

Israel faces likely third election amid Netanyahu-Gantz standoff

Neither Netanyahu nor Gantz have the required majority to build a coalition government. Kingmaker Avigdor Lieberman has refused to give either the nudge for the required 120 seats majority.

published on : 20th November 2019

Netanyahu, Gantz trade blame over breakdown in Israel coalition talks

Netanyahu also said that he will not abandon the smaller right-wing and religious parties supporting him in parliament.

published on : 29th September 2019

Israel elections: Netanyahu wants pre-indictment hearing broadcast live

His request came a day after President Reuven Rivlin tasked him with forming a new government following September 17 general elections, which left neither him nor Benny Gantz with a clear majority.

published on : 26th September 2019

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu given first chance to form government

The elections held last week failed to produce a clear path to form a government for either Netanyahu or Gantz, leading to the intervention of President Rivlin to get both leaders work together.

published on : 26th September 2019
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