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  • Netanyahu’s return

    Netanyahu’s return

    Israeli President Isaac Herzog announced last week that he is assigning the task of forming a new government to former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following consultations with leaders of all political parties elected to Parliament in the 1 November election.

    November 17, 2022
  • Benjamin Netanyahu handed over mandate to form new government in Israel

    Benjamin Netanyahu handed over mandate to form new government in Israel

    Netanyahu will be taking up the position of Israel's Prime Minister for a record sixth time.

    November 13, 2022
  • Israel polls: Netanyahu-led alliance wins majority, Lapid concedes defeat

    Israel polls: Netanyahu-led alliance wins majority, Lapid concedes defeat

    As the final thousands of votes were being tallied Thursday evening, Prime Minister Yair Lapid called opposition leader Netanyahu to concede the race and congratulate him on his election victory, The Times of Israel reported.

    November 4, 2022
  • Netanyahu again?

    Netanyahu again?

    The government in Israel has collapsed, sparking fresh elections and a possible return to power for Benjamin Netanyahu. After weeks of speculation, the current Israeli Prime Minister, Naftali Bennett,announced the government would submit a bill to dissolve the Knesset next week, thereby ending Israel’s 36th government. Mr Bennett’s coalition partner,the current foreign minister Yair Lapid, will assume the …

    June 23, 2022
  • Change in Israel

    Change in Israel

    The dominant Israeli politician of his generation, he had become the face of Israel on the international stage, with his polished English and booming baritone voice.

    June 16, 2021
  • Israel’s new government gets to work after Netanyahu ouster

    Israel’s new government gets to work after Netanyahu ouster

    Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, narrowly approved the new Bennett-led coalition government on Sunday, ending Netanyahu’s historic 12-year rule.

    June 14, 2021
  • Coalition in Israel

    Coalition in Israel

    Israel’s latest political drama adds to the woes of Netanyahu, who is on trial for criminal charges of fraud, bribery and breach of trust while in office ~ accusations that he has denied.

    June 7, 2021
  • War Crimes

    War Crimes

    Israel launched the military offensive after the rocket attacks began, but it has been criticised for use of disproportionate force in the Palestinian territory.

    May 29, 2021
  • Worst violence

    Worst violence

    The fighting between Israel and Hamas was triggered by days of escalating clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at a holy hilltop compound in East Jerusalem.

    May 13, 2021
  • Israeli bus missed

    Israeli bus missed

    Could this be the primary reason why his efforts to form a coalition were reduced to a fizzle?

    May 6, 2021
  • Complex cocktail

    Complex cocktail

    Further, they are said to be sympathetic towards Israel’s enemies. Netanyahu is arguably brewing a complex cocktail.

    January 23, 2021
  • Turmoil in Israel

    Turmoil in Israel

    Mr Gantz, too, is none too fortuitously placed with his Blue and White party having splintered over his decision to enter a coalition.

    December 26, 2020
  • Benjamin Netanyahu held secret talks in Saudi Arabia with Crown Prince, Mike Pompeo: Report

    Benjamin Netanyahu held secret talks in Saudi Arabia with Crown Prince, Mike Pompeo: Report

    The meeting comes after Israel agreed historic deals to normalise ties with two Saudi allies in the Gulf, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.

    November 23, 2020
  • Emergency measures

    Emergency measures

    Last week, the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, pushed through a law that restricts demonstrations as part of a coronavirus related state of emergency, which saw the country tightening lockdown measures over the weekend.

    October 5, 2020
  • A Historic Flight

    A Historic Flight

    Saudi Arabia has said it will not establish diplomatic ties with Israel until the Jewish state has signed an internationally recognised peace accord with the Palestinians.

    September 4, 2020
  • Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu says, ‘many more’ secret talks with Arab leaders

    Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu says, ‘many more’ secret talks with Arab leaders

    A US-brokered agreement between the Jewish state and Dubai to normalise ties was announced on August 13, making the UAE the first Gulf country and only the third Arab nation to establish relations with Israel, after Egypt and Jordan.

    August 31, 2020
  • Israel crosses 100,000 Coronavirus cases amid criticism of govt’s response

    Israel crosses 100,000 Coronavirus cases amid criticism of govt’s response

    In May, Israel lifted a nationwide lockdown that had flattened an infection curve, which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other officials celebrated as a success.

    August 22, 2020