Benjamin Netanyahu: News

24 May 2024

Joe Biden

Biden calls Harris President, expresses frustration at press conference

During a joint press conference with Kenyan President William Ruto, United States President Joe Biden expressed his frustration with the White House press corps.

19 May 2024


Cracks in Israeli War Cabinet: Key member threatens to resign 

Benny Gantz, a crucial member of Israel's three-man war cabinet, has issued an ultimatum to the Benjamin Netanyahu government over its current strategy in the ongoing war with Hamas.

15 May 2024

Joe Biden

US plans $1bn military aid for Israel amid Gaza conflict

The Joe Biden administration has reportedly informed Congress of its intention to provide a $1 billion military aid package to Israel.

07 May 2024


Why has Israel rejected 3-phase ceasefire deal accepted by Hamas

The Israeli government, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has rejected a ceasefire agreement that had been accepted by Hamas.

05 May 2024


'Hamas mouthpiece': Israeli cabinet votes to halt Al Jazeera's operations 

In a unanimous decision, the Israeli cabinet, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has voted to cease the operations of television network, Al Jazeera, within Israel.

04 May 2024


Hamas the only thing standing between Gaza and ceasefire: US

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Hamas was the only obstacle to a Gaza truce as a Hamas delegation arrived in Egypt on Saturday for another round of negotiations.

25 Apr 2024

Columbia University

US universities swept by pro-Palestinian protests, several arrests made

Several people have been arrested after police quelled pro-Palestine protests at universities across the United States (US).

24 Apr 2024

Joe Biden

US Senate approves $95 billion aid package for Ukraine

The United States Senate has approved a $95 billion aid package intended for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan.

22 Apr 2024


Mass grave unearthed at former Israeli-occupied hospital in Gaza: Report

A mass grave containing 180 bodies was discovered at the Nasser Medical Hospital complex in Gaza's Khan Younis on Saturday, according to Al Jazeera.

22 Apr 2024


22 killed as Israel strikes Rafah; protesters demand Netanyahu's replacement

At least 22 Palestinians, including 18 children, were killed in an Israeli strike on Rafah overnight, health officials said on Sunday.

21 Apr 2024


Netanyahu fumes as US plans to sanction IDF unit 

The United States is reportedly contemplating imposing sanctions on the Netzah Yehuda, a battalion of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), due to alleged human rights violations against Palestinians in the West Bank.

18 Apr 2024

Joe Biden

'Don't move on Haifa': Biden confuses Israeli city with Rafah

United States President Joe Biden on Tuesday confused the Israeli port city of Haifa with Rafah, a city in southern Gaza, in a startling gaffe.

16 Apr 2024

Joe Biden

Biden spotted using prepared script during meeting with Iraq PM

United States President Joe Biden was seen referring to prepared remarks while interacting with the press during an Oval Office meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia'a Al-Sudani on Monday (local time).

16 Apr 2024

Antonio Guterres

As Iran-Israel conflict escalates, UN worried about nuclear strike attack

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu mulls a counterstrike on Iran, the United Nations (UN) has appealed for the de-escalation of a much-feared war in the Middle East.

14 Apr 2024


US won't support Israeli counterattack on Iran: Biden tells Netanyahu

United States President Joe Biden reportedly informed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a call on Saturday that the US would not support any Israeli reprisals against Iran.

14 Apr 2024


Netanyahu hid at US billionaire's 'missile-proof' home before Iranian attack 

As fears of an attack from Iran grew, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his family spent their weekend at a 'missile-proof' residence owned by billionaire Simon Falic.

12 Apr 2024


US restricts travel for employees in Israel amid Iran threat

The United States (US) has limited travel for its diplomats in Israel due to fears of an Iranian strike.

10 Apr 2024

Joe Biden

Netanyahu making a 'mistake' on Gaza, says Biden

United States President Joe Biden has publicly expressed his disapproval of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's strategy in the ongoing Gaza conflict.

07 Apr 2024


Israel withdraws all troops from southern Gaza after 184 days

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have withdrawn their ground forces from the southern part of the Gaza Strip after 184 days of conflict.

05 Apr 2024


6 months of Israel-Hamas conflict: What has changed

On October 7, a group of Hamas terrorists breached the seemingly impenetrable "Iron Wall" to enter Israel, where they killed around 1,139 people.

Explained: Enforceability of UN Security Council's Gaza ceasefire resolution

After over five months of the Israel-Hamas war, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Monday demanded for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

24 Mar 2024


Israeli forces attack Palestinians waiting for aid; 19 killed 

At least 19 people were killed and 23 injured in Gaza while waiting for aid near the Al-Kuwait roundabout as Israeli forces fired upon the crowd on Saturday, Gaza's health authority claimed, per AFP.

18 Mar 2024


Israel-Hamas conflict: Israeli forces storm Gaza's Al-Shifa Hospital

The Israeli military has raided the Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza, triggering a massive fire and causing multiple casualties, Reuters reported.

15 Mar 2024


Hamas issues ceasefire proposal, Israel calls demands 'unrealistic': Report

Palestinian terrorist group Hamas has reportedly submitted a Gaza ceasefire proposal to mediators and the United States (US) amid Israel's ongoing aggression.

11 Mar 2024

Joe Biden

Israel-Hamas war: Netanyahu vows to invade Rafah, defying Biden's warning

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly standing by his decision to invade Rafah, a city on the Gaza Strip's southern border controlled by the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas.

10 Mar 2024


Tension grips Jerusalem ahead of Ramzan as Gaza war rages 

Renewed tension has gripped the holy city of Jerusalem just days ahead of Ramzan as concerns arise over Al-Aqsa Mosque, a sacred site for both Muslims and Jews, amid the Israel-Hamas war.

28 Feb 2024

Joe Biden

Israel, Hamas distance themselves from Biden's 'hope' on Gaza ceasefire

Israel and Hamas have downplayed the possibility of an immediate breakthrough in talks for a ceasefire in Gaza.

27 Feb 2024

Joe Biden

Biden 'hopes' for ceasefire in Israel-Hamas conflict by 'next Monday'

United States (US) President Joe Biden is "hopeful" for a ceasefire in the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza by next Monday.

25 Feb 2024


Israel-Hamas war: Ceasefire, hostage exchange likely before March 10

An Israel delegation sent to Paris and Cairo for negotiations with the United States (US), Qatar, and Egyptian officials is back in Jerusalem after marathon mediatory talks.

19 Feb 2024


Israel sets March deadline for Rafah offensive: Report

A member of Israel's war cabinet, Benny Gantz, has warned Hamas that unless the Palestinian terror group frees all hostages held in Gaza by March 10, an offensive will be launched in Rafah, the BBC reported.

US likely to veto UNSC vote on Gaza ceasefire

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is set to vote on Tuesday on a proposal by Algeria for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.

18 Feb 2024


Gaza truce talks halted due to Hamas's 'delusional' demands: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday said he had sent negotiators to Cairo, Egypt, for talks to achieve a ceasefire in Gaza as per a request made by United States (US) President Joe Biden.

US probes Israel for Gaza strikes, 'use of white phosphorous'

The United States (US) has launched an investigation into Israeli air strikes in Gaza and the alleged use of white phosphorus in Lebanon in October, the Wall Street Journal reported.

13 Feb 2024


China urges Israel to stop military operations in Rafah

China on Tuesday called on Israel to halt its military operations in the southern Gaza city of Rafah "as soon as possible," warning of a "serious humanitarian disaster" there if fighting did not stop.

12 Feb 2024


Gaza: Israel rescues 2 hostages from Rafah amid heavy airstrikes

The Israeli military on Monday rescued two hostages abducted by Palestinian terrorist group Hamas on October 7 in a special overnight operation in Gaza's southern Rafah city.

US sanctions on 4 Israeli men over West Bank violence

The United States (US) government, under President Joe Biden, has taken action against four Israeli men accused of participating in settler violence in the West Bank.

ICJ orders Israel to take all measures to prevent genocide

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday, in an interim ruling, ordered Israel to take all measures within its power to prevent genocide.

20 Jan 2024

Joe Biden

Biden bats for 'independent Palestine' during call with Netanyahu

United States (US) President Joe Biden spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday (local time) about potential solutions for establishing an independent Palestinian state.

11 Jan 2024


Who's in Israel's legal team to battle genocide claim

With Israel facing genocide charges in the International Court of Justice (ICJ), President Isaac Herzog has said that the country will present a self-defense case.

Unacceptable: India strongly condemns Israel-Hamas war at UNGA

India strongly condemned the loss of lives in the ongoing Israel-Hamas war at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting on Wednesday.

07 Jan 2024


'Dismantled' Hamas military framework in north Gaza, claims Israel

The Israeli military on Saturday announced that it had "completed the dismantling" of Hamas's military framework in the northern Gaza Strip.

05 Jan 2024


Israeli defense minister outlines postwar plan for Gaza

Israel's Defense Minister Yoav Gallant has announced a postwar plan for Gaza following the defeat of the Palestinian terror group Hamas.

03 Jan 2024


Who was Saleh al-Arouri, Hamas leader killed in Beirut? 

The deputy chief of Hamas's political bureau, Saleh al-Arouri, has been killed in an Israeli drone strike in Lebanon.

29 Dec 2023


Israeli troops killed hostages, mistaking 'help' cries as 'deception': Probe

Days before killing three hostages by mistake, Israel's troops ignored their cries for "help" when they stormed a Gaza building holding the trio, said a military probe report published on Thursday (local time).

26 Dec 2023


Israel-Hamas war: 'Fighting unprecedented battle,' says October 7 attacks mastermind

Hamas's leader in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, has said the Palestinian terror group was fighting a "fierce, violent, and unprecedented battle" against Israel in Gaza.

24 Dec 2023

Joe Biden

Didn't ask for ceasefire: Biden after call with Netanyahu 

United States (US) President Joe Biden on Saturday (local time) urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to ensure the protection of civilian lives and humanitarian aid workers in Gaza amid the war with Hamas.

18 Dec 2023


US defense chief lands in Israel to discuss Gaza war

United States (US) Secretary Llyod Austin on Monday landed in Israel to discuss the ongoing war in Gaza.

18 Dec 2023


Hostages mistakenly killed by Israel displayed 'SOS' using leftover food

Three hostages mistakenly shot dead by Israeli forces in Gaza's Shejaiya on Friday used leftover food to scrawl notes appealing for help, said Israel, per BBC.

16 Dec 2023


Israel mistakenly kills 3 hostages, Netanyahu says 'unbearable tragedy'

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Saturday announced its troops had shot and killed three hostages held by Hamas during its ground operation in the Gaza Strip after mistaking them for a "threat."

15 Dec 2023

Joe Biden

Save civilian lives in Gaza: Biden's plea to Israel

United States (US) President Joe Biden has once again urged Israel to do more to protect civilians in Gaza and said that America wants the Jewish nation to scale down its offensive against Hamas.

Israel-Hamas war: Everything about 135 hostages held in Gaza

It has been over two months since the war between Israel and Palestinian terrorist group Hamas broke out, but there are still 135 hostages who reportedly remain in captivity inside the Gaza Strip.

13 Dec 2023


India votes for UN resolution demanding ceasefire in Israel-Hamas war

India on Tuesday supported a United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) resolution calling for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in the Middle East amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war and the unconditional release of all hostages.

11 Dec 2023


Palestinians don't support Hamas: Ex-Hamas minster amid war with Israel 

As the conflict in Gaza turns into a macabre scene, a former minister of Hamas has said ordinary people in Palestine do not support the terror organization.

05 Dec 2023


Turkey warns Israel against targeting Hamas members in Ankara

Turkey has issued a stern warning to Israel about possible repercussions if it targets Hamas members outside the Palestinian territories, including on its soil.

01 Dec 2023


Israel resumes fight against Hamas in Gaza after ceasefire expires

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Friday announced that Israel had resumed its fight against Hamas in Gaza after the Palestinian terrorist group violated the "operational pause" and fired toward Israeli territory.

30 Nov 2023


Israel-Hamas truce extended amid discussions to swap all captives

The truce between Hamas and Israel was extended by a day on Thursday, moments before it was set to expire after six days.

28 Nov 2023


US urges Israel to limit civilian displacement in southern Gaza

The United States (US) on Tuesday cautioned Israel against causing "significant further displacement" of Palestinians in southern Gaza amid its conflict with Hamas, per The Associated Press.

28 Nov 2023

Elon Musk

'No choice but to kill': Elon Musk on Israel-Hamas war

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk met Israeli President Isaac Herzog on Monday (local time) and discussed the Israel-Hamas war, which has claimed over 16,000 lives in both Israel and Gaza.

28 Nov 2023


Israel-Hamas truce extended by 2 days, more hostages releasing today

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office received a list of the fifth batch of hostages set to be freed by Hamas on Tuesday, The Times of Israel reported.

27 Nov 2023


Israel-Hamas war: UN rights experts call for war crimes probe

United Nations (UN) rights experts Morris Tidball-Binz and Alice Jill Edwards on Monday called for independent investigations into possible war crimes and crimes against humanity in Israel and occupied Palestinian territories since October 7.

27 Nov 2023


Gaza 'on brink of famine,' says UN food body head

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Director Cindy McCain on Sunday revealed Gaza was "on the brink of famine" amid the war between Israel and Palestinean terrorist group Hamas in the strip.

27 Nov 2023


Hamas wants ceasefire extension with Israel under new conditions: Report

Palestinian terrorist group Hamas has said it is interested in extending the four-day truce with Israel if it releases more Palestinian detainees, reported Reuters.

27 Nov 2023


Biden bats for two-state solution as Israel-Hamas truce nears end

United States (US) President Joe Biden has expressed hope that the ongoing four-day pause in fighting between Israel and Hamas would continue as long as the Palestinian terrorist group releases hostages.

26 Nov 2023


2nd group of Hamas-held hostages released after delay

A total of 17 hostages were released by the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas after hours of delay on Sunday.

24 Nov 2023


First 13 hostages released after Israel-Hamas truce begins

Hamas has released the first group of 13 hostages, according to the Israeli prime minister's office, as a truce between Israel and Hamas began on Friday.

24 Nov 2023


Israel-Hamas truce begins, 13 hostages to be released

A four-day pause in the ongoing war in Gaza between Israel and Hamas will begin on Friday, said Qatar, which mediated the truce.