Tag: Israel

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

EU rejects Trump Middle East peace plan, annexation

President Donald Trump's plan, announced last week, was warmly welcomed by Israel and rejected outright by the Palestinians. It would give Israel most of what it has sought during decades of conflict, including nearly all Palestinian land on which it has built settlements.

Trump proposes Palestinian state with capital in eastern Jerusalem

The U.S. plan represented the most dramatic and detailed attempt to break the historic deadlock between Israel and the Palestinians in several years, the result of a three-year effort by Trump senior advisers Jared Kushner and Avi Berkowitz and former adviser Jason Greenblatt.

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.

Soleimani’s killing lights the fuse of war – Iraqi PM

The assassination of an Iraqi military commander who holds an official position is considered aggression on Iraq.

Greece, Israel and Cyprus call Turkey’s planned Libya deployment ‘dangerous escalation’

"This decision seriously undermines the international community's efforts to find a peaceful, political solution to the Libyan conflict"

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.

ICC to investigate alleged war crimes in Palestinian Territories

"The court has no jurisdiction in this case. The ICC only has jurisdiction over petitions submitted by sovereign states. But there has never been a Palestinian state," Netanyahu said in a statement.

Third Israeli election looms after attempts to form government fail

Israel moved closer towards holding a third election in less than a year on Wednesday, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main challenger failed to form a government.