Tag: Benjamin Netanyahu

Defiant Netanyahu goes on trial in Israel charged with corruption

Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday became the first serving Israeli prime minister to go on trial, proclaiming his innocence in the corridor before walking into court to face charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust.

Netanyahu ahead in Israeli election

Updated exit polls showed Netanyahu two seats short of a majority in Israel's parliament

Netanyahu formally indicted in court on corruption charges

Netanyahyu was in Washington for meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of the release of Trump's long-delayed Israel-Palestinian peace plan when Israel's attorney-general filed the charges in a Jerusalem court.

Netanyahu wins party vote in boost ahead of Israeli election

A Likud tally gave Netanyahu 72.5% of votes in Thursday's party ballot, against 27.5% for challenger Gideon Saar, who conceded defeat.

Israel’s Netanyahu gives up effort to form new government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he was giving up his effort to form a new government after failing to...

Putin, Netanyahu discuss pardon for U.S.-Israeli woman jailed in Russia

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the possibility of Russia pardoning U.S.-Israeli national Naama Issachar when he spoke by phone with Russian...

Weakened Netanyahu’s offer for unity government rebuffed by rival Gantz

Israel's weakened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saw his offer on Thursday of a coalition with his strongest political rival swiftly rebuffed after...

Netanyahu repeats pledge to annex Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, he said on Sunday, reiterating an election promise made...

Israel faces fresh poll as Netanyahu fails to form government

Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form...