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Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Benjamin Netanyahu


Israel, India partners in quest for future with low carbon, pollution levels: Netanyahu

November 27, 2020 8:18 am

"We want a future with less carbon and less pollution, a future based on green energy and that's why I welcome this vital initiative by Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi and I want to assure you that Israel is your partner in this quest," a government release quoted Netanyahu as saying.

Israel: Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Bahrain 'soon'

November 24, 2020 9:20 pm

The Israeli prime minister is set to visit the Arab nation after a Bahraini delegation traveled to Israel last week. The two countries are hoping to open embassies, in a further warming of relations.

Reports: Israeli PM flew to Saudi Arabia, met crown prince

November 23, 2020 3:59 pm

Hebrew-language media cited an unnamed Israeli official as saying that Netanyahu and Yossi Cohen, head of Israel's Mossad spy agency, flew to the Saudi city of Neom on Sunday, where they met with the crown prince.

For Netanyahu and Israel, Trump’s gifts kept on coming

November 22, 2020 9:58 am

The US decision to allow Jonathan Pollard, the American convicted of spying for Israel in the 1980s, to complete his parole on Nov. 20, 2020, freed him to move to Israel and ended one of the most rancorous and long-running disputes between the two allies.

Trump ally Netanyahu calls Joe Biden president-elect

November 18, 2020 11:30 am

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a close ally of Trump, congratulated Biden after the election was called earlier this month but did not refer to him as president-elect then and has avoided commenting on the election results.

Israeli government approves normalisation deal with UAE

October 12, 2020 5:10 pm

The normalisation agreements have outraged the Palestinians, whose leaders have called the deals a betrayal of a longtime Arab stance that recognition of Israel would come only after Palestinians obtain an independent state of their own.

Israeli protests against Netanyahu draw tens of thousands

October 11, 2020 1:05 pm

Protesters gathered at hundreds of locations across the country due to a nationwide lockdown that has barred them from protesting at the usual site outside Netanyahu’s official residence in Jerusalem.

Israeli PM's wife may have violated lockdown with haircut

October 07, 2020 4:11 pm

Hair salons and barber shops are closed as part of a nationwide lockdown imposed last month, and people have been ordered to remain within 1,000 meters (yards) of home except for essential activities.

Israel’s coronavirus lockdown fuels protests, violence and confusion

October 06, 2020 11:00 am

For months, tens of thousands of demonstrators have been calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is standing trial on corruption charges and has been the focus of blame for many Israelis over the country’s handling of the pandemic.

Israelis persist in rallies against PM Netanyahu despite lockdown

October 04, 2020 9:20 am

While Netanyahu has said the restrictions are driven by safety concerns, the protesters accuse him of tightening the lockdown to muzzle their movement.


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.