Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel attacks Gaza after rocket fire
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Israel attacks Gaza after rocket fire

Benjamin Netanyahu cuts short US trip to deal with crisis
26 Mar 2019
Benjamin Netanyahu indicted for corruption
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Benjamin Netanyahu indicted for corruption

Long-awaited decision likely to harm Israeli prime minister’s chances in upcoming election
1 Mar 2019
Why the Visegrad summit in Israel has been cancelled
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Why the Visegrad summit in Israel has been cancelled

Diplomatic tensions between Warsaw and Jerusalem boil over following Netanyahu’s comments about Holocaust
18 Feb 2019
Israel strikes Iranian targets inside Syria
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu
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Israel strikes Iranian targets inside Syria

Israeli military issues ‘unusual’ statement warning Syria not to retaliate
21 Jan 2019
Israeli police say Netanyahu should be charged with bribery
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Israeli police say Netanyahu should be charged with bribery

Prime minister’s fate now in the hands of the attorney general as early elections loom
3 Dec 2018
Israeli government near collapse as defence minister resigns
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Israeli government near collapse as defence minister resigns

Hawkish Avigdor Lieberman steps down over ‘capitulation to terror’ Gaza ceasefire
15 Nov 2018
Paraguay moving new Jerusalem embassy back to Tel Aviv
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Paraguay moving new Jerusalem embassy back to Tel Aviv

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu responds by ordering closure of his own nation’s embassy in Paraguay
6 Sep 2018
What is Israel’s ‘nation state’ law?
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What is Israel’s ‘nation state’ law?

Newly passed Bill angers Arab minority by defining country as national homeland of the Jewish people
19 Jul 2018
UN urges Israel and Gaza to ‘step back from brink of war’
Mourners carry the body of 16-year-old Palestinian Louai Kaheel, who was killed by Israeli airstrikes over the weekend
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UN urges Israel and Gaza to ‘step back from brink of war’

Fragile ceasefire holding after worst violence since 2014 erupts
17 Jul 2018
Why Prince William can’t avoid politics on Middle East tour
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Why Prince William can’t avoid politics on Middle East tour

Duke of Cambridge due to meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders in biggest diplomatic test of his life
25 Jun 2018
Gaza braced for fresh violence after dozens shot dead
A Palestinian boy holds his national flag during clashes with Israeli security forces near the Gaza border
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Gaza braced for fresh violence after dozens shot dead

‘Great March of Return’ protests against new US embassy in Jerusalem and Israel’s 70th anniversary
15 May 2018
Why the US embassy move to Jerusalem is so controversial
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Why the US embassy move to Jerusalem is so controversial

Decision upends decades of US diplomacy and threatens to spark unrest in Middle East
14 May 2018
Russia shows its teeth with Victory Day parade
Russian servicewomen march in Red Square during this year's Victory Day military parade in Moscow
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Russia shows its teeth with Victory Day parade

Why this year’s Red Square event was worth watching
10 May 2018
Israel says Iran lied about nuclear programme
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has accused Iran of lying about its nuclear weapons programme
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Israel says Iran lied about nuclear programme

Benjamin Netanyahu reveals ‘new and conclusive proof’ Iran is pursuing nuclear weapons
1 May 2018
Is Saudi Arabia about to recognise Israel?
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Is Saudi Arabia about to recognise Israel?

Crown prince says Israelis have ‘right to homeland’ in sign of normalising of ties
4 Apr 2018
Corruption probe tightens on Benjamin Netanyahu
Israeli protesters take to the streets after police recommend indicting Netanyahu
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Corruption probe tightens on Benjamin Netanyahu

Police say they have enough evidence to indict Israeli PM for fraud, bribery, and breach of trust
21 Feb 2018
Israel threatens direct action against Iran
Benjamin Netanyahu at the Munich Security Conference
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Israel threatens direct action against Iran

Benjamin Netanyahu’s heightened rhetoric comes a week after Israel and Iran clashed in Syria
19 Feb 2018
Police recommend charges against Benjamin Netanyahu
Israeli police recommend bribery and corruption charges against Netanyahu
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Police recommend charges against Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister accused of bribery and breach of trust
14 Feb 2018
Israel and Iran clash in Syria for the first time
The remains of a missile that landed near the Syrian border after Israel's air strike
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Israel and Iran clash in Syria for the first time

Sudden escalation of hostilities could have serious implications for the region
12 Feb 2018
Jerusalem: Arab leaders issue warning as protests mount
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Jerusalem: Arab leaders issue warning as protests mount

‘This is an extended battle, a battle that will be escalated,’ Arab League chief says
11 Dec 2017
Israeli President warns of ‘coup’ against democracy
Israeli President attacks government, warning of 'coup' against democracy
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Israeli President warns of ‘coup’ against democracy

Reuven Rivlin accuses Benjamin Netanyahu and allies of undermining the judiciary and media
24 Oct 2017
Israel endorses independent Kurdish state
Iraqi Kurds campaigning for independence carry their flag through the streets
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Israel endorses independent Kurdish state

Iraqi Kurds are preparing to vote in a referendum on independence
14 Sep 2017
Hollywood producer accused of bribing Israeli PM
Benjamin Netanyahu during a visit to London earlier this year
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Hollywood producer accused of bribing Israeli PM

Benjamin Netanyahu faces mounting criticism over numerous allegations of corruption
7 Sep 2017
Israel passes controversial West Bank settlement bill
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Israel passes controversial West Bank settlement bill

PLO condemns law that retroactively legalises thousands of homes built on disputed land
7 Feb 2017
Netanyahu blames Islamic State for Jerusalem attack
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Netanyahu blames Islamic State for Jerusalem attack

Four Israeli cadets die after Palestinian deliberately drives lorry into group of soldiers at viewpoint overlooking Old City
9 Jan 2017
Shimon Peres, Israel's 'warrior for peace', dies aged 93
Israeli President Shimon Peres gives a joint press conference with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (unseen) on July 23, 2014 at the presidential compound in Jerusalem. Ban Ki-moon demanded t
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Shimon Peres, Israel's 'warrior for peace', dies aged 93

US President Barack Obama leads tributes to the 'warrior of peace', who died in Tel Aviv two weeks after suffering a stroke
28 Sep 2016
Palestinians to sue over Balfour Declaration
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Palestinians to sue over Balfour Declaration

President Mahmoud Abbas plans lawsuit over UK's support for establishment of Israel in 1917
28 Jul 2016
Israeli police arrest man after six stabbed in Gay Pride
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Israeli police arrest man after six stabbed in Gay Pride

Jerusalem stabbing suspect Yishai Schlissel was jailed for similar attack in 2005
31 Jul 2015
Palestinian child killed in suspected arson attack
Arson attack kills Palestinian child
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Palestinian child killed in suspected arson attack

Jewish 'price tag' extremists blamed for firebomb assault that also left three people critically injured
31 Jul 2015
ISRAELI VOTE: Netanyahu forms coalition with religious right
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ISRAELI VOTE: Netanyahu forms coalition with religious right

Israel finally has a new government, but critics have branded Netanyahu 'a general without soldiers'
7 May 2015
Middle East peace process: are two states the only option?
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Middle East peace process: are two states the only option?

As the chances of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fade, few alternatives remain
10 Apr 2015
NETANYAH SPEECH: Is Obama-Israel tension escalating?
Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyaho
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NETANYAH SPEECH: Is Obama-Israel tension escalating?

Netanyahu's US speech strains relations between Obama and Netanyahu, Democrats and Republicans, and American Jews and Israelis
3 Mar 2015
SPY CABLES: Five things the leak has revealed
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SPY CABLES: Five things the leak has revealed

Leaked documents from Al Jazeera reveal unprecedented look into the world of international espionage
24 Feb 2015
Hollande calls for tougher race hate laws
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Hollande calls for tougher race hate laws

French president urges 'faster, more effective sanctions' for racial crimes in the wake of kosher supermarket siege
24 Feb 2015
VENETIA RAINEY: A glint of hope in the Middle East
Columnist Venetia Rainey
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VENETIA RAINEY: A glint of hope in the Middle East

Hamas removed from terror blacklist, Palestinian state recognised by EU – 17 December was a big day
18 Dec 2014
Israeli cabinet collapse triggers early election
Benjamin Netanyahu
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Israeli cabinet collapse triggers early election

Israeli prime minister fires two ministers sending Israel to the polls just two years after the last election
3 Dec 2014