Israelis donate NIS 2.5 million to Netanyahu’s legal battle amid rumours of plea bargain

January 17, 2022 by  
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Thousands of Israelis have donated close to NIS 2.5 million in 24 hours to support Benjamin Netanyahu’s legal battle, amid rumours that he is on his way to sign a plea bargain. Read more

Netanyahu files police complaint after receiving death threat

January 11, 2022 by  
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Israeli opposition leader and former prime minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu has filed a police complaint after receiving a death threat against himself and members of his family. Read more

Trump-Netanyahu legacy eclipses rancour over phone call to Biden

December 20, 2021 by  
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Former US President Trump’s unforgiving anger with former Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu over Netanyahu’s congratulatory call to President Biden following Biden’s election win in November 2020 – must not be allowed to detract from or bury Trump’s self-styled Deal of The Century (“Vision”) released on 28 January 2020. Read more

Trump and Netanyahu: Allies no longer?

December 17, 2021 by  
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For both fans and foes of America’s former President Donald Trump and Israel’s former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the two leaders appeared to share certain features. Read more

Olmert goes in to bat for Netanyahu

December 14, 2021 by  
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Former Israeli PM Olmert defended Netanyahu following former US President Donald Trump’s explicit remarks critiquing him: “Trump is pathetic, it’s crazy”. Read more

Netanyahu family’s security detail discontinued

December 13, 2021 by  
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The security details of former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife and sons will not be extended and will end on Monday, Israeli media reported. Read more

After more than three years of construction, Israel completes smart border barrier around Gaza Strip

December 8, 2021 by  
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Israel officially completed the construction of the “smart” barrier fence around the Gaza Strip, its defence line from attacks by terror groups above ground and terror tunnels running into the country below ground. Read more

Political life after the budget

November 11, 2021 by  
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For the first time in three years, the State of Israel has a budget. Read more

Bennett recycles Netanyahu’s pledge on Israel’s zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

November 1, 2021 by  
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Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Energy Minister Karine Elharrar announced their decision to raise the threshold for reducing greenhouse gas emissions so that by 2050, Israel will reach zero emissions, essentially recycling similar pledges made by former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Read more

Israel’s post-American strategic challenge

October 25, 2021 by  
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A report last week about the discussions Israel and the United States are now holding regarding the Iranian nuclear program was nothing short of an earthquake. Read more

Poll: 86 percent of Likud voters support Netanyahu over Edelstein as party leader

October 15, 2021 by  
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Some 86 percent of Likud voters prefer to see former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the party’s leader over former Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, who announced on Monday that he plans to challenge Netanyahu for the role, a Channel 12 news survey revealed on Tuesday. Read more

Pompeo in Binyamin: ‘We stand with the Jewish Communities because we are loyal to the truth’

October 11, 2021 by  
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A tribute event, attended by former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli leaders from Judea and Samaria, was held on Sunday evening for former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in appreciation of his efforts to strengthen the Jewish communities in the region. Read more

Israeli Foreign Minister: Delay in US aid to Iron Dome – ‘technical’

September 23, 2021 by  
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The Israeli government, led by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, experienced a significant diplomatic setback on Tuesday when the US Congress decided to withhold military aid from Israel and refused to vote on funding for its Iron Dome defence system. Read more

Avi Dichter declares intention to challenge Netanyahu for Likud leadership

August 30, 2021 by  
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Member of the Knesset Avi Dichter has stated his intention to seek the leadership of the Likud Party. Read more

The cost of Israel’s partisan games on security

July 10, 2021 by  
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Like so much of what happens in the Knesset, the aftermath of a recent vote on a law that would prevent a possible flood of Palestinian immigrants into Israel was not a very edifying spectacle. Read more

Netanyahu calls emergency meeting of right-wing bloc

June 4, 2021 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called an emergency meeting of the right-wing bloc after Yesh Atid Party head Yair Lapid informed Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin late on Wednesday night that he had managed to form a coalition. Read more

Handing over the baton

June 3, 2021 by  
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President of Israel Reuven Rivlin has congratulated president-elect Isaac ‘Bougie’ Herzog. Read more

The tragedy of Benjamin Netanyahu

It didn’t have to end this way. In what may be only a matter of days, Benjamin Netanyahu’s unprecedented 12-year-run as prime minister of Israel looks to be coming to an end. Read more

Netanyahu: Israel will get rid of Iran’s existential threat, even if US opposes

June 2, 2021 by  
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If faced with the difficult situation of having to choose between an Iran armed with nuclear weapons or a diplomatic clash with Washington following an attack on Iran, Israel would choose the latter, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared. Read more

Netanyahu slams Bennett for joining opposition: ‘Scam of the century’

June 1, 2021 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sharply attacked Yamina Party chairman Naftali Bennett on Sunday, condemning the right-wing leader’s decision to join with opposition parties in forming a government. Read more

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Former Ambassador David Friedman: ‘Trump administration would have given Israel free reign to defend itself’

Secretary of State Antony Blinken was dispatched to Israel by U.S. President Joe Biden this week in the direct aftermath of an acute conflagration highlighted by 11 days of indiscriminate rocket attacks by Hamas on Israeli population centres and pinpoint Israeli airstrikes on Hamas installations in Gaza in retaliation. Read more

Netanyahu names new head of Mossad intelligence agency

May 25, 2021 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Monday that David Barnea has been selected to serve as the next director of the Mossad intelligence agency, following outgoing head Yossi Cohen. Read more

A statement from Benjamin Netanyahu

May 16, 2021 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has issued an update on the continuing conflict with Hamas in Gaza. Read more

Netanyahu fails to form government

May 5, 2021 by  
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Benjamin Netanyahu has been unable to form a new government following the 28-day term allotted to him to do so. Read more

Key witness resumes testimony in Netanyahu corruption trial

April 7, 2021 by  
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The former CEO of Israel’s Walla news website on Tuesday resumed his testimony before the Jerusalem District Court in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial. Read more

Evidentiary phase of Netanyahu’s graft trial commences

April 6, 2021 by  
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The evidentiary phase of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s graft trial commenced Monday with the opening statement of Prosecutor Liat Ben-Ari and the beginning of the testimony of one of the key witnesses. Read more

Netanyahu touts achievements from record vaccinations to boosting regional ties, security

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made his case for why he believes—again, or rather, still—that he is Israel’s strongest candidate to head Israel’s next government in the fourth round of elections in two years. Read more

PM Netanyahu and Health Minister Edelstein meet the 4,000,000th person to be vaccinated in Israel

February 17, 2021 by  
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein have met the 4,000,000th person to be vaccinated in Israel. Read more

Netanyahu gets injection number two

January 10, 2021 by  
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein have received the second dose of the anti-coronavirus vaccine. Read more

PM Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Edelstein Meet the 500,000th person in Israel to be vaccinated

December 30, 2020 by  
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein yesterday visited the Clalit Health Services anti-coronavirus vaccination facility at the Pais Arena in Jerusalem and met the 500,000th person in Israel to be vaccinated. Read more

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