Israel's Netanyahu under precautionary Covid-19 quarantine

2020-03-30 22:00

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has gone into precautionary quarantine after one of his staff tested positive for coronavirus, as the veteran premier seeks a unity government to combat the pandemic.

Israel's Netanyahu claims election win that defied 'all expectations'

2020-03-03 13:48

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed "a giant victory" in elections on Tuesday, boasting that his right-wing Likud party had defied "all expectations" in the country's third vote in less than a year.

Netanyahu plans east Jerusalem settler homes ahead of Israel poll

2020-02-20 20:07

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced plans to build thousands of new homes for Jewish settlers in annexed east Jerusalem, a controversial project unveiled less than two weeks before a general election.

Abbas warns UN that Trump plan 'will not last'

2020-02-11 18:52

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas has told the UN Security Council that the world should reject President Donald Trump's Middle East plan, calling it an outside imposition that cannot bring lasting peace.

US-Israeli woman pardoned by Putin flies home with Netanyahu

2020-01-30 21:01

A US-Israeli woman jailed for drug trafficking in Russia has flown into Tel Aviv with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after she was pardoned by President Vladimir Putin.

Pieter du Toit: Israelis are done with the Palestinians, and in Tel Aviv life goes on

2020-01-29 19:11

The "peace plan" for Israel and Palestine seems to be a logical conclusion for the former's seeming indifference to the future of the West Bank and Gaza, writes Pieter du Toit. The contrast between the charmed life people lead in Tel Aviv, and what happens in the border country, is stark.

WATCH: 'Today Israel has taken a giant step towards peace': Trump unveils US-Israeli peace plan amid Palestinian rejections

2020-01-28 19:51

US President Donald Trump has unveiled the long-delayed US-Israeli plan amid repeated rejections by Palestinians.

Arab League to hold urgent meeting on Trump's Mideast plan

2020-01-28 19:00

The Arab League says it will convene an urgent meeting on Saturday in response to US President Donald Trump's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan.

Netanyahu drops request for immunity from corruption charges

2020-01-28 13:52

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he is withdrawing his bid for parliamentary immunity from prosecution on corruption charges, paving the way for a trial to begin.

Netanyahu condemns 'tyrants of Tehran' in Holocaust speech

2020-01-23 17:03

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has urged action against "the tyrants of Tehran" during a Holocaust memorial speech, comparing what he considers the threat from Iran to that once posed by Nazi Germany.


Israel in a dilemma as Netanyahu faces trial

2020-03-04 21:04

Will Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu use his apparent election win to beat back criminal charges, or could the indictments block him from forming a government?

Netanyahu praises Mubarak's commitment to 'peace and security'

2020-02-25 18:45

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who died on Tuesday aged 91, for his commitment to peace, while Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas hailed his support for the "Palestinian cause".

Israeli PM Netanyahu's trial to start March 17: ministry

2020-02-18 19:12

The trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges will open on March 17, the justice ministry says.

Sudan says leader made no promises to Israel PM

2020-02-06 17:09

Sudan's cabinet said on Thursday that the country's leader General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan had made no promise to Israel's prime minister of "normalising ties" between the two countries.

Palestinians protest againt Trump's Mideast peace plan

2020-01-29 20:46

Palestinians have protested against President Donald Trump's controversial peace plan that gives Israel a US green light to annex key parts of the occupied West Bank.

Trump's Mideast peace plan: from idea to reality

2020-01-28 21:30

US President Donald Trump, who has announced his long promised "ultimate deal" for Israeli-Palestinian peace, has since coming to office maintained a staunchly pro-Israel stance.

Palestinians deserve 'far better life': Trump calls Mideast plan a 'big step towards peace'

2020-01-28 19:51

US President Donald Trump has declared that Israel is taking a "big step towards peace" as he unveiled a plan aimed at solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Netanyahu formally indicted in court on corruption charges

2020-01-28 17:01

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been formally indicted in court on corruption charges after he withdrew his request for parliamentary immunity from prosecution.

Trump ignores critics, to unveil Israel-Palestinian peace plan

2020-01-28 11:11

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday will ignore accusations - led by the Palestinians themselves - of pro-Israeli bias and unveil what he says is a peace plan capable of solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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.

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