Many of the winners in the arts Monday were explorations of race and class, in the past and the present. Winners were also announced in several journalism categories.
Israel’s attorney general ordered the investigation last month in the wake of the unsourced reports by the Calcalist business daily.
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.
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.
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.
Israel will always maintain its right to act and will defend itself by itself, said Naftali Bennett.
The Trump administration also withdrew from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, to which Israel had been strongly opposed.
Netanyahu appeared in the Jerusalem District Court Monday morning flanked by fellow Likud party politicians.
Benjamin Netanyahu entered the courtroom accompanied by a lawyer, his younger son, Avner, and a pair of supporters from his Likud party.
The coalition includes eight parties from across the political spectrum and has a razor-thin margin of 61 seats in the 120-member assembly.
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.
Noting that Israel had stayed out of Syria's protracted civil war, in which Tehran backs Assad, Netanyahu said increasing Iranian encroachment required "a new calculus".
Netanyahu was visiting European leaders to discuss Iran's regional involvement and nuclear programme, both seen by the Jewish state as grave threats.
Israel's intelligence minister addressed Tehran's threat to restart uranium enrichment at an "industrial level" if the 2015 pact falls apart.
Trump said the 2015 agreement, which included Germany, France and Britain, was a "horrible one-sided deal that should never ever have been made."