Naftali Bennett

Israel PM in first official trip to Egypt in over a decade amid tensions at Gaza Strip

The meeting between Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi and Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday signalled a warming in a relationship.

published on : 14th September 2021

Egypt says Israeli prime minister Naftali Bennett to visit, hold talks

Bennett and the Egyptian president are expected to discuss bilateral relations, efforts aimed at reviving the peace process as well as other regional and international developments.

published on : 13th September 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

Biden tells Israeli PM he'll try diplomacy first with Iran

Biden made the comments as the two sat down for their first face-to-face meeting since Bennett was sworn-in as prime minister in June.

published on : 28th August 2021

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett aims to push Biden away from Iran nuclear deal

Before arriving in Washington, Bennett made clear that he would push against the Iran deal, arguing Tehran has already advanced in its uranium enrichment

published on : 27th August 2021

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett meets with Joe Biden as Mideast tensions grow

Friction between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers has been building in the three months since an 11-day war with Islamist militant group left least 265 dead in Gaza and 13 in Israel

published on : 25th August 2021

Israeli Cabinet advances budget, shores up new government

The 120-member Knesset must still approve the two-year spending plan by November to avoid dissolving the government and new elections.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Israeli premier Naftali Bennett blames Iran for tanker attack; Tehran denies

Comments from Israel and Iran come after the strike on July 29 on the oil tanker Mercer Street, which marked the first-known fatal attack after years of assaults on commercial shipping in the region.

published on : 1st August 2021

Pegasus: French President Macron calls Israeli PM Bennett on allegations of snooping

"We can specifically come out and say for sure that the President of France, Macron, was not a target," Chaim Gelfand, Chief Compliance Officer at NSO Group, told Israeli television network i24news.

published on : 25th July 2021

Netanyahu's moving out, but not soon enough for critics

Netanyahu and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said they had agreed the Netanyahus would move out by July 10 and that no more public events would be held at the residence until then.

published on : 20th June 2021

New eclectic coalition in Israel, But is it durable?

As per the prenuptial agreement, Bennett will cede premiership in 2023 to Yair Lapid, a secular centrist and popular TV anchor credited with bringing together the anti-Bibi coalition.

published on : 15th June 2021

EXPLAINER: Who is Naftali Bennett, Israel's new leader?

The 49-year-old father of four shares Netanyahu's hawkish approach to the Middle East conflict, but the two have had tense relations over the years.

published on : 14th June 2021

Israel's new government gets to work after Netanyahu ouster

Under a coalition agreement, Bennett will hold office of the premier for the first two years of the term, and then Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, the architect of the coalition, will become prime minist

published on : 14th June 2021

Looking forward to working with PM Modi to further develop 'unique and warm relations': New Israeli Premier Bennett

Bennett took oath of office on Sunday after the Knesset (Parliament) elected him as the 13th Prime Minister of Israel.

published on : 14th June 2021

PM Narendra Modi congratulates new Israel PM Naftali Bennett

PM Modi said that he looked forward to meeting him and deepening their countries' strategic partnership as they celebrate 30 years of the upgradation of diplomatic ties next year.

published on : 14th June 2021
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