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Israel's Netanyahu, Pompeo to meet in Lisbon this week

December 04, 2019 8:57 am

The hastily arranged talks with the top diplomat of Israel's closest ally could be aimed at giving Netanyahu a political boost at home.

Israeli protesters demand Netanyahu resign amid corruption charges

December 01, 2019 6:49 pm

Thousands of Israelis rallied in Tel Aviv to call on embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to step down. The conservative leader faces multiple corruption charges but says he has no plans to give up power.

Explained: Why Israel is staring at elections, again

November 23, 2019 10:00 pm

In Israel’s election history, no single party has won an outright majority. To form the government, a parliament member has to gather the support of at least 61 members of the 120-member Knesset.

Explained: Why Israel's PM Netanyahu has been indicted for corruption

November 22, 2019 8:41 pm

Benjamin Netanyahu denied any wrongdoing and added that the timing of the announcement was noteworthy and sensitive and it “highlights how much this decision is tainted by extraneous considerations, aiming to bring down a right-wing Prime Minister".

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on corruption charges

November 22, 2019 9:56 am

An ashen-faced Netanyahu appeared on national TV late Thursday, claiming he was the victim of a grand conspiracy by police and prosecutors who had intimidated key witnesses into testifying against him.

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu charged in corruption cases

November 21, 2019 10:49 pm

Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit charged Netanyahu with fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three different scandals. It is the first time a sitting Israeli prime minister has been charged with a crime.

Explained: What the change in US policy on Israeli settlements in West Bank means

November 21, 2019 7:09 am

The West Bank, a patch of land about one and a half times the size of Goa, was captured by Jordan after the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. Israel snatched it back during the Six Day War of 1967, and has occupied it ever since.

Explained: 2 elections, 6 months of trying later, why Israel still does not have a leader?

October 23, 2019 7:52 pm

With PM Benjamin Netanyahu giving up on trying to prove the majority in Knesset, his rival Benny Gantz has 28 days to pull numbers in his favour.

Israel’s democracy is in a 3-way standoff. Will a third election help?

October 23, 2019 8:37 am

Many said Netanyahu, so entrenched and determined to survive, was simply gumming up the works by refusing to remove himself gracefully. He is facing indictment on corruption charges — a watershed moment widely expected in the coming weeks.

Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form a government, leaving Israel as divided as ever

October 22, 2019 7:04 am

It remained to be seen whether the move was the beginning of the end for Netanyahu, Israel’s longest serving prime minister, or just another twist in a political standoff that has paralyzed the government for six months.


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.