Netanyahu’s five-point battleground to stay in power

July 31, 2020 by  
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Since fortifying Israel’s frayed political system with a victory over his political rivals and the formation of a unity coalition in April, governance for Israel’s embattled prime minister has been anything but simple. Read more

In Israel visit, Pompeo urges progress on Trump’s Mideast peace plan, blasts Iranian aggression

May 14, 2020 by  
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Israel on Wednesday morning for a six-hour visit to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and discuss the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration’s Mideast peace plan and Iranian aggression. Read more

Scott Morrison and Jacinda Ardern in a video conference with Benjamin Netanyahu

April 25, 2020 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participated in a video conference on Friday hosted by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, with prominent world leaders on the corona pandemic including Australia’s Scott Morrison and New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern. Read more

“Restoring Jewish sovereignty” is not “West Bank annexation”

April 6, 2020 by  
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Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz have reached a critical point in their negotiations to form a Government of National Unity: whether to seize the opportunity presented by President Trump to restore Jewish sovereignty in Judea and Samaria – the heartland of the ancient and biblical Jewish National Home – after an absence of 3000 years. Read more

Stop the madness! National Unity Government Now!

March 24, 2020 by  
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We are experiencing a global nightmare that could result in millions of deaths. Read more

Latest COVID-19 instructions for Israelis

March 18, 2020 by  
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has given an update to citizens on the fight against the Coronavirus. Read more

Israel’s attorney general opposes Netanyahu’s request for trial delay

March 10, 2020 by  
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Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit informed a Jerusalem District Court on Monday that he is opposed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request to delay his trial. Read more

Unrestrained hatred endangering our democracy

March 10, 2020 by  
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confounded his adversaries and proved that he may be the world’s most consummate politician. Read more

Netanyahu’s overwhelming victory and Gantz’s parliamentary putsch

March 6, 2020 by  
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Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents claim that the results of the three elections the country has held over the past 12 months have been essentially unchanged, with the embattled prime minister and his right-wing bloc repeatedly proving unable to muster a parliamentary majority. Read more

Netanyahu builds momentum in final days of third campaign

March 1, 2020 by  
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After 11 years of Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, many Israelis have claimed that they are tired of Benjamin Netanyahu. Or are they? Read more

Netanyahu’s trial to start just weeks after Israeli elections

February 19, 2020 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial will start on March 17, just two weeks after Israel holds its third election in less than a year, the country’s Justice Ministry announced on Tuesday. Read more

Netanyahu goes into Judea and Samaria where Gantz fears to tread

February 19, 2020 by  
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The formation of a joint America-Israel committee to map out the areas of Judea and Samaria within which Israel’s sovereignty will be recognized by America  – has presented Israeli voters with a real choice between the policies of Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz at the upcoming elections on 2 March. Read more

Mandelblit (again) declines to give opinion on Netanyahu eligibility before hearing

December 27, 2019 by  
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Israeli Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit yesterday declined to offer his opinion on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s eligibility to form a government before Netanyahu’s hearing on Dec. 31. Read more

Netanyahu: ICC inquest decision is ‘absurd’

December 23, 2019 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday slammed International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda for announcing her organization’s intention to conduct a broad investigation of Israel for “war crimes,” calling the announcement “absurd” and accusing the ICC of having become a weapon in the hands of Israel’s enemies. Read more

Boris Johnson’s government will pass anti-BDS law, says British official

December 17, 2019 by  
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Boris Johnson’s new Conservative government aims to pass a law making it illegal for public bodies to take part in the anti-Israel BDS movement, a senior British official said on Sunday. Read more

Netanyahu: In the national interest please step down now

November 27, 2019 by  
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After the electoral impasse, I was one of the first of Prime Netanyahu’s long-term admirers and supporters to suggest that unless he made a deal with Benny Gantz, he would be well advised to retire now, or he would damage his illustrious career. Read more

Knifing Netanyahu could sink release of Trump peace plan

November 27, 2019 by  
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From most reports – Israel’s Prime Minister – Benjamin Netanyahu – will soon be finished politically – forced to resign as Israel’s longest-serving Prime Minister to defend three indictments levelled against him by Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit. Read more

AG charges Netanyahu with bribery, fraud and breach of trust

November 22, 2019 by  
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Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit has announced his dramatic decision to charge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery, fraud, and breach of trust, making him the first prime minister in Israeli history to be indicted while in office. Read more

Netanyahu: Gantz’s plan to form minority government with Arab parties is ‘madness’

November 18, 2019 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Likud lawmakers during an emergency conference call on Saturday that the Blue and White Party intends to form a minority government supported by the Arab parties, something he said would be an “unprecedented disaster” for the State of Israel. Read more

Israel’s PM Netanyahu holds security tour of a missile intercept control centre and an iron dome battery

November 17, 2019 by  
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a security tour of a missile intercept control centre and an Iron Dome battery. Read more

Netanyahu offers Bennett defence ministry job

November 10, 2019 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday offered New Right Party leader Naftali Bennett the spot of the country’s defence minister in a move perceived as a way to stop Bennet from joining a coalition led by the rival Blue and White Party. Read more

Rivlin tasks Netanyahu with forming government, again

September 26, 2019 by  
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President Reuven Rivlin has tasked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with forming the next government. Read more

After opposition, Netanyahu acknowledges possible Trump-Rouhani meeting

September 8, 2019 by  
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After expressing initial opposition, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged the possibility of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani this month at the U.N. General Assembly in New York. Read more

In a class of his own

August 28, 2019 by  
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We are seeing a rerun of the April 2019 Israeli elections but with one big difference, this time round we will have a government formed. Read more

On July 20, Netanyahu to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister

July 19, 2019 by  
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When the clock strikes midnight on Saturday, July 20, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make history as the State of Israel’s longest-serving premier, surpassing the previous record-holder, David Ben-Gurion. Read more

A steadfast alliance, stronger than ever

June 28, 2019 by  
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Theodor Herzl, who envisioned and paved the way for the rebirth of Israel as a nation, lent great importance to the forging of alliances and the fostering of friendly relations between the Jewish people and the nations of the world. Read more

Ramat Trump

June 17, 2019 by  
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President Donald Trump has thanked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel for naming a town in the Golan Heights after him. Read more

Rivlin and Netanyahu attend wreath-laying ceremonies at Yad Vashem

May 3, 2019 by  
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participated in the Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes Remembrance Day wreath-laying ceremony at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. Read more

Netanyahu’s brilliant victory and the challenges ahead

April 18, 2019 by  
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Israeli voters have chosen Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in what was essentially a referendum over whether he should be re-elected to a fifth term of office. Read more

The right still rules in Israel. Will it continue?

Is Benjamin Netanyahu’s dominance of Israeli politics the product of a consensus he helped build, or is he merely a convenient beneficiary of forces that were beyond his control? Read more

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