Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu talks to Elon Musk in California about antisemitism on X and artificial intelligence

Netanyahu's high-profile visit to the San Francisco Bay Area comes at a time when Musk is facing accusations of tolerating antisemitic messages on his social media platform.

published on : 19th September 2023

Former leaders of Israel's security services are speaking out against PM Netanyahu's policies

Over 180 former senior officials — some of whom were appointed by Netanyahu — from Mossad, Shin Bet, military and police have united against steps they say will shatter Israel's resilience.

published on : 13th September 2023

Israeli Supreme Court hears first challenge to PM Netanyahu's contentious judicial overhaul

The hearing on Tuesday puts the country's senior justices in the unprecedented position of deciding whether to accept limits to their own powers.

published on : 12th September 2023

Israel's Netanyahu says he wants Eritrean migrants involved in violent clashes to be deported

The violence on Saturday returned to the fore the issue of migrants, which has long divided Israel.

published on : 3rd September 2023

Israel’s convulsive dalliance with judicial reforms

Without a formal written Constitution, an independent Supreme Court is crucial in sustaining a liberal democracy.

published on : 31st August 2023

Court says Netanyahu’s son must pay damages to woman he implied had affair with his father’s rival

The court ordered Netanyahu’s eldest son, Yair Netanyahu, to pay over $34,000 in compensation and $6,000 in legal costs to Dana Cassidy.

published on : 30th August 2023

As world leaders sent in their I-Day wishes, Putin says 'India enjoys world's respect'

World leaders extend Independence Day greetings, promise to keep stronger relations, shared values in all spheres

published on : 16th August 2023

Legally fighting Netanyahu’s illegal moves a tough task

The Knesset vote also signalled the inability of the opposition and the popular protests to influence the ruling coalition.

published on : 2nd August 2023

Israel's government has passed the first part of its legal overhaul. The law's ripples are dramatic

Despite the fraught atmosphere, Netanyahu's allies say they are moving forward on the overhaul. Here's a look at how the overhaul could affect Israel in the coming months.

published on : 26th July 2023

As contentious judicial 'reform' becomes law in Israel, Netanyahu cements his political legacy

A country once known for left-leaning politics now has a right-wing government dominated by Jewish religious nationalists who spearheaded the efforts to curb judicial checks on executive power.

published on : 25th July 2023

Israel braces for unrest over Netanyahu's divisive judicial reform

"A black day for Israeli democracy," read the blackened front pages of three of the country's top newspapers on Tuesday, carrying an advert by opponents of the judicial reforms.

published on : 25th July 2023

Israeli parliament approves key part of judicial overhaul that has exposed deep fissures in society

In Monday’s vote, lawmakers approved a measure that prevents judges from striking down government decisions on the basis that they are “unreasonable.”

published on : 24th July 2023

Israel's Netanyahu hospitalized as thousands protest judicial overhaul plan ahead of key vote

Netanyahu’s sudden hospitalization added another dizzying twist to an already dramatic series of events that have bitterly divided his country and are certain to shape Israel's future.

published on : 24th July 2023

Netanyahu to have pacemaker fitted ahead of vote on controversial judicial reforms on July 23

"The doctors tell me that I will be free and I will be released from the hospital tomorrow afternoon and will be able to go to the Knesset to vote," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

published on : 23rd July 2023

Israeli Prez Herzog says his speech to Congress highlights an 'unbreakable bond' despite US unease

Herzog's visit is exposing difficulties that Democrats face in balancing longstanding US support for  Israel with the growing disapproval over the actions of PM Netanyahu's government.

published on : 19th July 2023

Israel Prez Herzog to meet Biden amid US concerns over settlements, Netanyahu's judicial overhaul

Netanyahu's government is pushing forward with judicial changes that have sparked widespread protests and he has authorized the construction of thousands of new housing units in the West Bank.

published on : 18th July 2023

Israel's Netanyahu is feeling ''very good'' after overnight hospitalisation following a dizzy spell 

Netanyahu is said to be in generally good health, though he was briefly hospitalised last October after feeling unwell during prayers on Yom Kippur, a day when observant Jews fast.

published on : 16th July 2023

Israel's Netanyahu says feeling 'well' after hospitalisation for dizziness

He had been rushed to Sheba medical centre in the afternoon, his office said of Israel's largest hospital, located near Tel Aviv, noting he was in "good condition and undergoing medical evaluations.

published on : 15th July 2023

Violent crime within Israel's Palestinian minority reaches new heights under Netanyahu's government

The skyrocketing violence lays bare the deep inequities in Israeli society, with Arabs facing years of discrimination that activists say laid the groundwork for the unabating bloodshed.

published on : 19th June 2023

Israel's opposition leader and former prime minister testifies at Netanyahu's corruption trial

Yair Lapid, a former prime minister himself and a major Netanyahu rival, is testifying in one of three cases against Netanyahu.

published on : 12th June 2023