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# benjamin-netanyahu - Last month November 2022

Israeli PM Lapid concedes defeat to Netanyahu in election
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli PM Lapid concedes defeat to Netanyahu in election

Nov 3rd 2022, 5:48 PM 6,417 Views 8 Comments

‘The state of Israel comes before any political consideration,’ Yair Lapid said.

Benjamin Netanyahu on cusp of Israeli election victory with far-right allies
# Israel
# Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu on cusp of Israeli election victory with far-right allies

Nov 2nd 2022, 9:21 PM 7,306 Views 7 Comments

With around 87 percent of the vote counted, initial results put former premier Netanyahu’s right-wing bloc ahead.

Benjamin Netanyahu poised to return as Israel's PM despite corruption charges
# ISRAEL ELECTION
# ISRAEL ELECTION

Benjamin Netanyahu poised to return as Israel's PM despite corruption charges

Nov 2nd 2022, 7:26 AM 8,953 Views 17 Comments

Projected election results showed a majority government was within reach for the veteran right-winger.

Initial projection shows Benjamin Netanyahu's party finishes first in Israel vote
# Israel
# Israel

Initial projection shows Benjamin Netanyahu's party finishes first in Israel vote

Updated Nov 1st 2022, 9:30 PM 8,150 Views 10 Comments

It’s the fifth election in less than four years.

# benjamin-netanyahu - This year 2022

Former Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu ‘negotiating plea deal in corruption case’
# Israel
# Israel

Former Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu ‘negotiating plea deal in corruption case’

Jan 16th 2022, 10:25 AM 15,681 Views 0 Comments

Netanyahu is on trial for fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three separate cases.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Last year 2021

Profile: The hard-right tech millionaire who's just taken over as Israeli prime minister
# Israel
# Israel

Profile: The hard-right tech millionaire who's just taken over as Israeli prime minister

Jun 14th 2021, 7:39 AM 26,708 Views 15 Comments

Naftali Bennett, a 49-year-old former Israeli Special Forces soldier and hardliner was declared the new prime minister last night.

Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM
# Israel
# Israel

Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:56 PM 14,526 Views 13 Comments

Centrist Yair Lapid and ultranationalist Naftali Bennett have joined forces and agreed to rotate the premiership between them.

Opposition parties step up efforts to oust Netanyahu with unity government
# Israel Elections
# Israel Elections

Opposition parties step up efforts to oust Netanyahu with unity government

Updated May 30th 2021, 6:55 PM 16,753 Views 25 Comments

Centrist Yair Lapid has until Wednesday at 8:59 GMT to form a government.

Taoiseach says Gaza air strikes 'wholly disproportionate' but rejects call to expel Israeli ambassador
# Israel
# Israel

Taoiseach says Gaza air strikes 'wholly disproportionate' but rejects call to expel Israeli ambassador

Updated May 18th 2021, 6:15 PM 28,508 Views 115 Comments
  • The UN Security Council is to meet today, while EU leaders are to discuss the escalating violence.
  • An Oireachtas Committee was told that Israeli demolitions of Palestinian buildings in the West Bank have increased by 90% this year, and offered a number of reasons why this was happening.
  • Irish MEPs have strongly criticised the EU response and called for an immediate end to the violence.
Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza

Updated May 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 46,098 Views 83 Comments

The Foreign Minister condemned the killing of civilians, especially children, in the last week.

Israel's Netanyahu loses mandate to form a government, now opening doors for rivals
# Benjamin Netanyahu
# Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel's Netanyahu loses mandate to form a government, now opening doors for rivals

May 5th 2021, 7:11 AM 10,662 Views 3 Comments

Netanyahu, on trial over corruption charges he denies, had a 28-day window to secure a coalition following the March 23 vote, Israel’s fourth in less than two years.

Biden to restore $235m in US aid to Palestinians, reversing Trump
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Biden to restore $235m in US aid to Palestinians, reversing Trump

Apr 8th 2021, 7:20 AM 13,723 Views 24 Comments

The Palestinian leadership hoped that the aid would mark the start of a concerted effort by Biden to pressure Israel.

Israel's president invites Netanyahu to form a government
# Israel
# Israel

Israel's president invites Netanyahu to form a government

Apr 6th 2021, 12:16 PM 10,864 Views 15 Comments

The current incumbent’s party won the most seats in an inconclusive election.

Corruption trial of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gets underway
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Corruption trial of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gets underway

Apr 5th 2021, 8:45 AM 7,888 Views 0 Comments

Netanyahu denies wrongdoing in the case.

Netanyahu claims victory in Israeli election but majority still uncertain
# Israel
# Israel

Netanyahu claims victory in Israeli election but majority still uncertain

Mar 24th 2021, 7:06 AM 7,268 Views 6 Comments

Netanyahu described yesterday’s projected results as a “huge win for the right” and his Likud party.

Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated
# State Jabs
# State Jabs

Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated

Mar 7th 2021, 12:01 PM 31,774 Views 67 Comments

Nearly five million people have received one dose.

Israel's Netanyahu denies corruption charges as trial resumes
# Israel
# Israel

Israel's Netanyahu denies corruption charges as trial resumes

Feb 8th 2021, 11:23 AM 5,740 Views 3 Comments

The combative 71-year-old PM, who has previously blasted the charges as “fabricated and ludicrous”, spent just 20 minutes inside the courtroom today.

# benjamin-netanyahu - All time

Israel's government collapses as Prime Minister Netanyahu refuses to back 2020 Budget
# ISRAEL ELECTION
# ISRAEL ELECTION

Israel's government collapses as Prime Minister Netanyahu refuses to back 2020 Budget

Dec 23rd 2020, 7:50 AM 17,670 Views 12 Comments

The dissolution of parliament, the Knesset, could see elections held as early as March 23 2021.

Israel's second nationwide lockdown comes into effect as government says it was left with no choice
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Israel's second nationwide lockdown comes into effect as government says it was left with no choice

Sep 18th 2020, 3:07 PM 24,189 Views 20 Comments

Many Israelis have expressed their frustration at the government’s perceived mismanagement of the crisis in recent months.

'A cop out': Calls for government to take a stand as over 100 Irish politicians sign letter opposing West Bank annexation
# Occupied Territories Bill
# Occupied Territories Bill

'A cop out': Calls for government to take a stand as over 100 Irish politicians sign letter opposing West Bank annexation

Jun 24th 2020, 2:03 PM 15,162 Views 38 Comments

The Occupied Territories Bill was dropped from the programme for government at the behest of Fine Gael.

Israel prime minister 'confident' Trump will support West Bank annexation
# Benjamin Netanyahu
# Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel prime minister 'confident' Trump will support West Bank annexation

Apr 26th 2020, 8:30 PM 27,056 Views 113 Comments

Israeli annexation of West Bank territory would be highly controversial.

Exit polls show Netanyahu short of majority in Israel vote
# Israel
# Israel

Exit polls show Netanyahu short of majority in Israel vote

Mar 3rd 2020, 7:18 AM 10,169 Views 32 Comments

It’s unclear whether the Israeli leader could secure a parliamentary majority as he prepares to go on trial.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney condemns proposals for new Israeli settlements as 'very clearly illegal'
# East Jerusalem
# East Jerusalem

Tánaiste Simon Coveney condemns proposals for new Israeli settlements as 'very clearly illegal'

Feb 21st 2020, 8:14 PM 36,627 Views 127 Comments

The plans were unveiled by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last night.

'A giant victory': Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu wins party leadership contest
# Israel
# Israel

'A giant victory': Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu wins party leadership contest

Dec 27th 2019, 8:55 AM 9,651 Views 26 Comments

This gives the embattled leader a boost ahead of the country’s third election in less than a year.

Benjamin Netanyahu forced to take shelter at rally after rocket launched from Gaza strip
# Israel
# Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu forced to take shelter at rally after rocket launched from Gaza strip

Dec 26th 2019, 10:02 AM 10,277 Views 75 Comments

The rocket launch came during a campaign rally.

Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months
# Knesset
# Knesset

Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months

Dec 12th 2019, 7:21 AM 4,466 Views 14 Comments

Premier Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz have been unable to form a government.

'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery
# Corruption
# Corruption

'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery

Updated Nov 21st 2019, 8:42 PM 15,365 Views 82 Comments

The Israeli prime minister has called the allegations part of a witch-hunt.

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack

Nov 12th 2019, 4:08 PM 8,380 Views 34 Comments

Israel was attacked with rockets following the strike on the Palestinian militants.

Israel left in suspense as exit polls predict deadlock in general election
# Too Tight To Call
# Too Tight To Call

Israel left in suspense as exit polls predict deadlock in general election

Sep 18th 2019, 7:01 AM 6,664 Views 21 Comments

Benjamin Netanyahu said this morning he will enter into negotiations to establish a “strong Zionist government”.

Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election
# Benjamin Netanyahu
# Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election

Sep 15th 2019, 5:10 PM 10,882 Views 42 Comments

The move was announced by Benjamin Netanyahu.

Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory
# Israel
# Israel

Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory

Updated Sep 11th 2019, 5:30 PM 19,715 Views 70 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney described the move as a “dangerous political commitment”.

Concerns grow as tensions rise between Israel and Hezbollah
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Concerns grow as tensions rise between Israel and Hezbollah

Sep 2nd 2019, 8:31 AM 13,039 Views 48 Comments

Israel and Hezbollah have exchanged fire along the Lebanese border.

Trump Heights: Israel names Golan Heights settlement after Donald Trump
# New Settlement
# New Settlement

Trump Heights: Israel names Golan Heights settlement after Donald Trump

Jun 17th 2019, 7:50 AM 14,829 Views 35 Comments

Israeli prime minister inaugurated the new settlement on Sunday.

Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government
# Israel
# Israel

Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government

May 30th 2019, 7:19 AM 6,889 Views 9 Comments

Parliament voted 74-45 in favour of dissolving itself and setting elections for 17 September.

Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat
# Israel
# Israel

Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat

Updated Apr 10th 2019, 6:15 PM 28,217 Views 141 Comments

The win would likely see ‘Bibi’ become the longest-serving leader of the country.

Israel vows to respond 'with force' after seven injured by rocket fired from Gaza Strip
# Tel Aviv
# Tel Aviv

Israel vows to respond 'with force' after seven injured by rocket fired from Gaza Strip

Mar 25th 2019, 8:41 AM 9,365 Views 109 Comments

The property was located in around 20km north of Tel Aviv.

Israeli police recommend indicting prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges
# Bezeq
# Bezeq

Israeli police recommend indicting prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges

Dec 2nd 2018, 10:36 AM 14,062 Views 71 Comments

It is the third such recommendation against the premier in recent months.

Explainer: why the resignation of an Israeli Minister over a ceasefire could spell trouble for Benjamin Netanyahu
# Avigdor Lieberman
# Avigdor Lieberman

Explainer: why the resignation of an Israeli Minister over a ceasefire could spell trouble for Benjamin Netanyahu

Nov 14th 2018, 9:16 PM 12,202 Views 21 Comments

The move has thrown the ruling Likud government into turmoil, opening up the chance of early elections.

Explainer: Why has Jeremy Corbyn attracted controversy for attending a wreath-laying ceremony?
# Antisemitism Row
# Antisemitism Row

Explainer: Why has Jeremy Corbyn attracted controversy for attending a wreath-laying ceremony?

Aug 14th 2018, 10:33 AM 15,939 Views 79 Comments

The Labour leader has been accused of antisemitism after images emerged of him attending the ceremony in 2014.

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud and breach of trust
# Fraud
# Fraud

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud and breach of trust

Jun 21st 2018, 2:36 PM 13,011 Views 0 Comments

Netanyahu himself is under investigation on suspicion of corruption offences.

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