Stories tagged: netanyahu
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019
Israel’s attorney general on Thursday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery and breach of trust in a series of corruption cases, a momentous move that shook up Israel’s …
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019
In what was billed as a “dramatic announcement,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used a prime-time address to again dismiss a series of corruption allegations against him.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018
Israeli police on Sunday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges related to a corruption case involving Israel’s telecom giant, prompting immediate calls for his resignation.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he would take on the defense minister portfolio, rejecting calls to dissolve his government even as early elections appeared increasingly likely.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018
A fresh wave of fighting erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving at least six militants dead just as Israel and Hamas had …
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018
Clandestine nuclear dumping. Concealing atomic material near a rug-cleaning plant. Lying to international partners. Accusing Iran of all of the above, Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu fired a new salvo Thursday …
Thu., June 21, 2018
The wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was charged Thursday with misusing some $100,000 in public funds to order lavish meals from celebrity chefs, dealing an embarrassing blow to the …
Fri., May 18, 2018
Turkey has called on Muslim nations to stand with Palestinians and to work to stop countries joining the United States in relocating their Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018
Israel’s prime minister on Monday unveiled what he said was a “half ton” of Iranian nuclear documents collected by Israeli intelligence, claiming the trove of information proved that Iranian leaders …
Mon., March 26, 2018
Israeli police on Monday questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as well as his wife and son, in a corruption case involving the country’s telecom giant, one of a slew of …
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018
Under twin clouds of legal investigation, President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a united front on Monday, Trump announcing he might travel to Jerusalem to preside …
Mon., March 5, 2018
There’s much to celebrate but plenty of cause for trepidation, too, as President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet Monday at the White House.
Sat., March 3, 2018
Under the best of circumstances, a Mideast peace deal is the Holy Grail of diplomacy, a goal that has eluded American presidents for generations.
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018
Israeli police questioned Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife as part of an investigation into a corruption case involving the country’s telecom giant on Friday, casting a shadow on the prime …
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018
An Israeli court has extended the arrests of a media tycoon and a former adviser to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implicated in a corruption case involving Israel’s telecom giant.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018
Now that one of Benjamin Netanyahu’s closest confidants has turned state witness, according to Israeli media reports Wednesday, it may mark a turning point for the beleaguered prime minister facing …
Tue., Feb. 20, 2018
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, already reeling from a damaging police report into alleged corruption, faced yet another scandal Tuesday – with allegations a longtime confidant attempted to bribe a judge …
Sun., Feb. 18, 2018
The nuclear deal with Iran has emboldened Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the Middle East, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, warning that Iran should “not test Israel’s …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018
Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in a pair of corruption cases, dealing an embarrassing blow to the embattled …
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Russia on Monday for talks focused on Syria, warning that Israel will not accept Iran’s growing military presence there and in neighboring Lebanon.
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017
Thousands of Israelis have poured into the streets of Tel Aviv for an anti-corruption rally calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017
After falling out with Benjamin Netanyahu as a junior member of the Cabinet last year, Avi Gabbay is now a leading candidate to replace the scandal-plagued prime minister.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
Police have arrived at the official residence of Israel’s prime minister in what is believed to be part of an investigation into corruption allegations.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approved building plans for 3,736 new units in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, in what activists say is part of a …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s former chief of staff and onetime close confidant has agreed to testify in two ongoing corruption cases against him, Israeli police said Friday.
Thu., March 23, 2017
The White House expressed its “concerns” with settlement construction after talks with senior Israeli officials in Washington ended Thursday night with a joint statement showing the two governments unable to …
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were meeting separately with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday, giving the each candidate fresh bragging rights about their knowledge of foreign policy and readiness …
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of their first presidential debate, a senior Israeli official and both campaigns said Saturday.
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016
American influence over the Middle East could slip a notch after Israel and the Palestinians agreed in principle to Russian-organized talks in Moscow. That is, if the negotiations ever happen.
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015
Iaraeli leader, Obama forgo even the semblance of cordiality.