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Israeli officials wrap up Netanyahu's pre-indictment hearing

Netanyahu is desperate to stay on as prime minister, a post he can use as a pulpit as he tries to fend off any charges. Israeli law requires Cabinet ministers to step down if charged with a crime.

How Netanyahu went from at risk to presumptive premier

Instead of facing the end of a decadelong run as prime minister, Netanyahu had a new lease on political life and the possibility of staying in office despite a looming corruption indictment.

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Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu given chance to form new government

President Reuven Rivlin announced his decision late Wednesday after a second meeting aimed at brokering a unity deal between Netanyahu and Gantz ended without an agreement.

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu given chance to form new government

President Reuven Rivlin announced his decision late Wednesday after a second meeting aimed at brokering a unity deal between Netanyahu and Gantz ended without an agreement.

The impending political change of guard has implications beyond Jerusalem

As far as a new Israeli regime is concerned, it will also work on the same idea of “one nation theory”. But the world community would definitely expect from Israel’s new prime minister that he puts all his efforts into maintaining peace on a decades-long crisis under the two nations theory.

Arab lawmakers in Israel endorse Benny Gantz for prime minister

Neither Gantz nor Netanyahu has a majority in the 120-seat Knesset, or 61 members. But with the backing of the Arab parties, Gantz gained a slight advantage. He could have as many as 57 backers, compared with Netanyahu's 55.

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Explained: Israeli politics deadlocked after second election; what now?

No single Israeli party has ever won an outright majority, and that is not going to change in a year of unprecedented electoral instability which has already seen two elections – on April 9 and September 17.

After tight Israeli election, Benjamin Netanyahu’s tenure appears perilous

The clearest winner Tuesday, according to exit polls, was Lieberman, the longtime Netanyahu ally turned nemesis who leads Yisrael Beiteinu, an ultranationalist secular party. Lieberman immediately moved to play the role of kingmaker.

In Israel’s election, loyalty to the group

In Israel, Netanyahu has perfected the art of setting his hair on fire and dialing 911 to get his voters to put out the flames.

Trump floats possible defence treaty days ahead of Israeli elections

The timing of Trump's tweet, just days before Israel's election on Tuesday, appeared aimed at buttressing Netanyahu's bid to remain in power by showcasing his close ties to Trump.

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Israel strikes Gaza after rockets hit Tel Aviv

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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President Pranab Mukherjee voices distress over Israel-Palestinian violence

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.

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