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#Benjamin Netanyahu

# benjamin-netanyahu - Monday 8 February, 2021

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 5,716 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 - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

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 17,634 Views 12 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Friday 18 September, 2020

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 24,125 Views 20 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

'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 15,011 Views 38 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Sunday 26 April, 2020

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 26,954 Views 113 Comments

Israeli annexation of West Bank territory would be highly controversial.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

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 10,148 Views 32 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Friday 21 February, 2020

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 36,561 Views 127 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Friday 27 December, 2019

'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 9,626 Views 26 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Thursday 26 December, 2019

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 10,233 Views 75 Comments

The rocket launch came during a campaign rally.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Thursday 12 December, 2019

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 4,445 Views 14 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Thursday 21 November, 2019

'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 15,336 Views 80 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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 8,298 Views 34 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

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 6,648 Views 21 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Sunday 15 September, 2019

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 10,855 Views 42 Comments

The move was announced by Benjamin Netanyahu.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

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 19,680 Views 71 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Monday 2 September, 2019

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 12,975 Views 48 Comments

Israel and Hezbollah have exchanged fire along the Lebanese border.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Monday 17 June, 2019

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 14,796 Views 35 Comments

Israeli prime minister inaugurated the new settlement on Sunday.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Thursday 30 May, 2019

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 6,866 Views 9 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

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 28,195 Views 141 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Monday 25 March, 2019

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 9,314 Views 109 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Sunday 2 December, 2018

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 14,047 Views 71 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

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 12,183 Views 21 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

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 15,889 Views 79 Comments

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

# benjamin-netanyahu - Thursday 21 June, 2018

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 12,990 Views 0 Comments

Netanyahu himself is under investigation on suspicion of corruption offences.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Shrinking Sea of Galilee set for top-up after lowest water levels in 100 years reported
# Lake Of Fire
# Lake Of Fire

Shrinking Sea of Galilee set for top-up after lowest water levels in 100 years reported

Jun 16th 2018, 7:30 AM 18,414 Views 20 Comments

Last year Israel’s water authority said the body of water, hit by years of drought, had reached its lowest level in a century.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Friday 8 June, 2018

Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza
# Tensions
# Tensions

Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza

Jun 8th 2018, 12:14 PM 10,131 Views 90 Comments

Coveney has previously said that it is time for the international community to act to save Gaza.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Monday 28 May, 2018

Chelsea owner Abramovich becomes Israeli citizen - report
# Development
From The42
# Development

Chelsea owner Abramovich becomes Israeli citizen - report

May 28th 2018, 11:13 PM 8,163 Views 9 Comments

The country’s Law of Return gives every Jew, or child or grandchild of a Jew, the right to Israeli citizenship on demand.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Monday 30 April, 2018

Israel's Netanyahu says he has proof of Iran's 'secret' nuclear weapons plan
# Televised Address
# Televised Address

Israel's Netanyahu says he has proof of Iran's 'secret' nuclear weapons plan

Apr 30th 2018, 9:30 PM 10,336 Views 121 Comments

Iran has dismissed Netanyahu’s allegations on nuclear weapons ahead of a renewed Iran deal.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Israeli police recommend charging Prime Minister Netanyahu with bribery and corruption
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli police recommend charging Prime Minister Netanyahu with bribery and corruption

Feb 13th 2018, 7:40 PM 10,136 Views 56 Comments

Netanyahu addressed the nation as the news broke tonight, proclaiming his innocence.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Monday 22 January, 2018

'No decision made' amid reports Israel may close Dublin embassy in cost-cutting move
# Foreign Affairs
# Foreign Affairs

'No decision made' amid reports Israel may close Dublin embassy in cost-cutting move

Jan 22nd 2018, 11:04 AM 21,057 Views 230 Comments

The Ballsbridge mission is the only embassy in western Europe that is slated for closure.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Benjamin Netanyahu's son apologises after discussing gas deal outside strip club
# Under The Influence
# Under The Influence

Benjamin Netanyahu's son apologises after discussing gas deal outside strip club

Jan 9th 2018, 5:12 PM 21,504 Views 37 Comments

A recording of the conversation also includes talk of strippers and prostitutes.

Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Jan 9th 2018, 6:30 AM 8,033 Views 49 Comments

Coveney’s last meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister last year was not overly successful.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Friday 8 September, 2017

Israel prime minister's wife facing charges of fraud for allegedly overspending public funds
# Sara Netanyahu
# Sara Netanyahu

Israel prime minister's wife facing charges of fraud for allegedly overspending public funds

Sep 8th 2017, 9:28 PM 10,783 Views 24 Comments

It’s alleged that Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife spent over $100,000 in public funds on private meals at the prime minister’s official residence.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Monday 1 May, 2017

Hamas has significantly 'softened' its stance on Israel
# Qatar
# Qatar

Hamas has significantly 'softened' its stance on Israel

May 1st 2017, 9:49 PM 13,086 Views 81 Comments

The Palestinian organisation launched a new policy document today in which it steps back from calling for Israel’s ‘destruction’.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Theresa May is first in line as world leaders gear up to meet President Trump
# Make Brexit Great Again
# Make Brexit Great Again

Theresa May is first in line as world leaders gear up to meet President Trump

Jan 22nd 2017, 12:03 PM 14,222 Views 62 Comments

Trade deals will be high on the agenda, as May looks to US-UK cooperation post-Brexit

# benjamin-netanyahu - Monday 2 January, 2017

Police arrive at Netanyahu's home to question him in corruption investigation
# Israel
# Israel

Police arrive at Netanyahu's home to question him in corruption investigation

Jan 2nd 2017, 7:45 PM 13,296 Views 73 Comments

Ahead of their arrival, the Israeli prime minister denied any wrongdoing and told his political opponents to put any “celebrations” on hold.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Thursday 12 November, 2015

EU says products made in Jewish settlements can no longer have 'Made in Israel' label
# Palestine
# Palestine

EU says products made in Jewish settlements can no longer have 'Made in Israel' label

Nov 12th 2015, 8:23 AM 15,943 Views 159 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the EU should be ashamed, comparing the move to Nazi-era pratices.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Hillary Clinton is getting really friendly with Israel and wants to strengthen its 'military edge'
# Election In Mind
# Election In Mind

Hillary Clinton is getting really friendly with Israel and wants to strengthen its 'military edge'

Nov 5th 2015, 7:44 PM 11,410 Views 86 Comments

The presidential hopeful says the countries have “an unbreakable bond”.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Saturday 3 October, 2015

WATCH: 45 seconds of awkward silence at the United Nations
# The Bibi Show
# The Bibi Show

WATCH: 45 seconds of awkward silence at the United Nations

Oct 3rd 2015, 8:00 PM 26,663 Views 104 Comments

Benjamin Netanyahu knows how to get noticed at the UN.

# benjamin-netanyahu - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Israel makes a U-turn on plan to put Jews and Palestinians in segregated buses
# Uproar
# Uproar

Israel makes a U-turn on plan to put Jews and Palestinians in segregated buses

May 20th 2015, 8:10 PM 10,914 Views 54 Comments

The ban was only introduced today and was quickly met with condemnation.

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