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Benjamin Netanyahu


Explained: Why Israel is headed to its 5th election in 3 years, and what now

June 22, 2022 11:41 am

Israel’s four previous elections between 2019 and 2021 were basically plebiscites on whether Netanyahu could rule while facing trial on serious corruption charges.

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

November 22, 2021 4:08 pm

Nir Hefetz, a former spokesman for Netanyahu, is a key prosecution witness expected to deliver critical testimony in the trial, which revolves around accusations that Netanyahu committed fraud, breach of trust and accepted bribes.

At UN, Israeli PM Naftali Bennett says Iran has crossed all nuclear 'red lines'

September 27, 2021 9:59 pm

Naftali Bennett, who ended Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year run as prime minister in June, wants US President Joe Biden to harden his stance against Iran

Netanyahu suggests on Facebook that Biden fell asleep meeting new Israeli PM

September 20, 2021 7:43 am

Netanyahu's reference to the Biden meeting was a brief segment in a nearly 26-minute video that touched on a variety of political issues. But it drew headlines on Israeli news websites, several of which accused Netanyahu of mocking Biden.

For a fractured Israel, a film offers ominous lessons from ancient past

September 12, 2021 11:51 am

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, a right-winger, urged lawmakers to see the film during a recent stormy session of parliament.

Israel urges Netanyahu return gifts; he denies keeping them

August 30, 2021 9:33 pm

Netanyahu, Israel's longest-serving prime minister, now opposition leader, has developed a reputation for enjoying a lavish lifestyle, often at taxpayer expense, and is on trial for allegedly accepting expensive gifts from wealthy associates.

An opening in West Asia

July 25, 2021 3:06 pm

New governments in Israel, Iran may provide room for negotiation for Palestinians.

Israel blocks law that keeps out Palestinian spouses

July 06, 2021 2:36 pm

The Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law was enacted as a temporary measure in 2003, at the height of the second intifada, or uprising, when Palestinians launched scores of deadly attacks inside Israel.

Benjamin Netanyahu to leave prime minister's residence by July 10

June 20, 2021 2:19 pm

Netanyahu, who served for 12 years as prime minister until Bennett's government was sworn in last week, has yet to move out of the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem.

Israelis wonder when or whether Netanyahu will exit official residence

June 17, 2021 9:02 am

Unlike in Washington, there is no set time by which an outgoing Israeli premier must move out and hand the house over to the victor and it can often take weeks.


Israel strikes Gaza after rockets hit Tel Aviv

March 27, 2019 8:38 am

The attack prompted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a visit to Washington and return home. He promised a tough response, setting the stage for perhaps the most serious conflict since a 50-day war in 2014

Israelis hold mass protests over violence against women

December 07, 2018 8:44 am

Organizers of the nationwide protests want the government to implement a $67 million plan it promised last year to combat violence against women

PM Narendra Modi, Israeli PM Netanyahu bond in Gujarat; hold grand roadshow

January 17, 2018 3:11 pm

From his visit to Sabarmati Ashram to a roadshow in Ahmedabad, a few glimpses of Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to PM Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat today.

Netanyahu lauds PM Modi for revolutionising India-Israel relations

January 15, 2018 7:12 pm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in India for a six-day visit during which he will discuss bilateral ties with PM Narendra Modi. Netanyahu, along with his wife Sara, will also be visiting Agra, Gujarat and Mumbai.

Shalom Namaste: Modi-Netanyahu bonhomie on display on first day of visit

January 14, 2018 6:19 pm

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu is the second Israeli prime minister to visit India in the last 25 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Narendra Modi becomes 1st Indian Prime Minister to land on Israeli shores

July 05, 2017 11:55 am

Modi in Israel: The Indian Prime Minister visited Israel for a trip that he described as 'ground breaking'. PM Modi is the first Indian head of state to make a trip to Israel. Benjamin Netanyahu, his Israeli counterpart, said his country has waited a long time for the Indian PM's visit.

President Pranab Mukherjee voices distress over Israel-Palestinian violence

October 14, 2015 8:08 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee today called for a peaceful resolution of all disputes to which the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded by affirming that his country wanted to co-exist with Arabs but would firmly fight terrorism.