Israel's Netanyahu to ask parliament for immunity

2020-01-01 21:14

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he would ask parliament for immunity, weeks after the embattled premier was indicted on a range of corruption charges.

ICC to probe 'war crimes' in Palestinian territories

2019-12-20 18:34

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor says she wants to open a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories, sparking a furious reaction from Israel.

Israel's attorney general, a Netanyahu appointee, turns accuser

2019-11-22 17:30

Discreet but influential - and hand-picked to his role by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - Avichai Mandelblit has become the first attorney general in Israeli history to indict a serving premier.

The charges against Israeli PM Netanyahu

2019-11-21 21:02

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to stand trial on corruption charges, the country's attorney general said Thursday.

Netanyahu tells president giving up on forming Israel govt

2019-10-21 22:54

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informed the country's president Monday he could not form a new government following deadlocked September elections, making way for his opponent Benny Gantz to try.

Netanyahu calls on Gantz to form a unity government

2019-09-19 13:44

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called on his main challenger Benny Gantz to form a unity government.

Netanyahu cancels UN visit over post-poll 'political context'

2019-09-18 18:18

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled his planned visit to the United Nations General Assembly due to the "political context" in Israel, sources in his office say.

Netanyahu quits Israel election rally as rocket alert sounds

2019-09-11 05:24

Sirens warning of rocket fire from Gaza cut short an election rally by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the southern city of Ashkelon late Tuesday, public television reported.

Netanyahu rejects lawmaker's call to rule Israel by Jewish law

2019-06-03 20:07

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected calls from a senior lawmaker that Israel should be ruled by Jewish law, just like in biblical times.

Netanyahu sworn into Israel's new parliament after election victory

2019-05-01 14:13

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn into Israel's new parliament following his victory in April 9 elections and will seek to form a governing coalition in the days ahead.


Israel's Netanyahu wins ruling party leadership vote

2019-12-27 06:59

Embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared a "huge" victory after winning a leadership primary that ensures he will lead his right-wing Likud party into March elections.

Election-weary Israel to face third vote in a year

2019-12-12 22:02

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz prepared on Thursday for their third election campaigns in a year, with the country trapped in its worst political crisis in decades.

Defiant Netanyahu rejects graft indictment, vows to stay

2019-11-21 22:00

A defiant Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected all allegations of graft, vowing to stay on as leader in Israel despite being indicted on a series of corruption charges.

Netanyahu indicted for bribery, fraud and breach of trust: justice ministry

2019-11-21 19:01

Israel's attorney general has indicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a range of corruption charges including bribery and fraud Thursday, the country's justice ministry announced.

Israeli president to meet Netanyahu, Gantz in bid to break deadlock

2019-09-23 21:04

Israel's president will meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main opponent Benny Gantz together on Monday as he pressures their two parties to form a unity government after last week's election.

Israel elections: Netanyahu's rule threatened by deadlocked Israeli polls

2019-09-19 10:24

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's long grip on power appears in jeopardy after elections have left him tied with his main challenger Benny Gantz, raising the prospect of tough negotiations to build a unity government or even the end of the Israeli premier's record long rule.

Israel votes on Netanyahu's political survival

2019-09-17 18:29

Israelis have voted in their second election in five months that will decide whether to keep Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the country's longest-serving prime minister, in office despite corruption allegations against him.

WATCH | Oops! Has Boris Johnson been replaced?

2019-09-09 10:27

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office has released a video that clumsily tries to edit out a gaffe where he calls the British prime minister the wrong name. WATCH NOW.

Netanyahu says coalition deal still possible as talk of new polls mounts

2019-05-26 13:51

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he believed a deal to form a new coalition government remained possible only days ahead of the deadline as speculation mounted over the possibility of fresh elections.

Netanyahu looks to form rightwing government after victory

2019-04-11 13:15

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to form a rightwing governing coalition after securing victory in a high-stakes Israeli election despite a strong challenge from a centrist alliance.

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