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Netanyahu means war

Trump and Netanyahu are two sides of the same political coin, and will do almost anything to please their conservative bases.

Racist rhetoric triumphs in Israeli elections

Former Israeli foreign minister gives a damning appraisal of Benjamin Netanyahu and how his racist rhetoric pushed him to victory again.

Netanyahu wins Israeli election, reports TV channel

'It is a night of colossal victory,' the 69-year-old Netanyahu told cheering supporters in a late-night speech at Likud headquarters.

Israel attorney general announces intention to indict Netanyahu

Attorney-general Avichai Mandelblit intends to charge Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pending a hearing, where the premier will be able to defend himself before charges are filed.

Netanyahu hands Israel foreign minister role to right-wing rival

The move comes ahead of April 9 elections and follows court challenges arguing Netanyahu -- who is also health and defence minister -- has taken on too many governmental portfolios.

Netanyahu’s Likud uses Trump photo in Israeli election billboard

"Netanyahu. In another league," read the Hebrew-language billboard, in a swipe at the calibre of the veteran prime minister's opponents in the April 9 national election.

Israel’s Netanyahu blasts media, political foes over legal woes

Netanyahu says that for three years, the Left and the media have been pushing the attorney general to file charges at any price.

Netanyahu confirms weekend strike by Israel on Iran target in Syria

Netanyahu says that Israel had attacked Iranian and Hezbollah targets in Syria hundreds of times.

Netanyahu to talk post-US Syria with Trump advisor

The meeting would also include Washington's concerns over Chinese commercial and technological activity in the Jewish state.

No embassy move announced as Brazil’s Bolsonaro hosts Israel’s Netanyahu

Bolsonaro and top aides have repeatedly said he would move Brazil's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, but he has come under pressure to ditch the idea.

Netanyahu seeks to calm Israeli concerns over Trump’s Syria pullout

Netanyahu says Israel will continue to act against Iran's attempt to establish a military presence in Syria.

Netanyahu warns Hamas after deadly West Bank attacks

Netanyahu's comments came after two soldiers were shot dead at a central West Bank bus station near a settlement.

Netanyahu aide resigns in wake of sexual misconduct claims

The accusations date back to before Keyes took up his job in the prime minister's office in 2016.

One year after Trump’s Jerusalem announcement, what impact?

JERUSALEM: US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital exactly one year ago, breaking with decades of international consensus in the process. What...

Israel stands by Saudi Prince against Iran, despite Khashoggi

The timing of the comments indicates how important he sees his budding alliance with Prince Mohammed.

Netanyahu pick for Jerusalem mayor ousted in first round

None of the six candidates for mayor, all Jewish, won the 40% of votes required to be elected in the first round held on Tuesday.

Jordan tells Israel it won’t renew lease over territory under peace...

King Abdullah told senior politicians the kingdom wanted to exercise its full sovereignty over the two areas.

Palestinian kills two Israelis in West Bank shooting

Army spokesman Jonathan Conricus called it a terrorist attack but added that other unspecified factors were involved.

Netanyahu, Putin to meet after Syria friendly fire incident

Netanyahu said he had spoken with Putin and the two agreed "to meet soon in order to continue the important inter-military security coordination".

Palestinian official says US will never present Middle East peace plan

The Palestinian chief negotiator said that the Trump administration was siding with Israel on core issues of the conflict.

In Israel visit, Philippines’ Duterte dogged by past rhetoric

Israel sees the tour by Duterte and his top ministers as a chance to thank Manila for taking in Jews during the Holocaust and backing the Israeli independence campaign.

Netanyahu warns Jews still under threat

The Israeli leader identified what he termed new existential threats facing the Jews, with Iran and the Islamist movement Hamas.

Netanyahu questioned again over alleged graft

Investigators arrived at the premier's Jerusalem residence in the morning to interview him over allegations of corruption involving local telecoms giant Bezeq and its largest shareholder, Shaul Elovitch.

Philippines’ Duterte to visit Israel next month

The September 2-5 trip will be the first by a Filipino leader since diplomatic ties were established between the two countries in 1967.