Benjamin Netanyahu: News

12 May 2023


Israel-Palestine conflict: Top Gaza commanders killed in latest Israeli strikes

The commander of Palestinian Islamic Jihad's Gaza rocket squads, Ali Ghali, was reportedly killed in an Israeli air strike on Thursday morning as the conflict between Palestine and Israel continues.

07 Apr 2023


Israel launches air strikes on Lebanon, Gaza after rocket attack

Israel has launched airstrikes in Gaza and struck targets that belonged to the Palestinian militant group Hamas in southern Lebanon on Friday morning, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said.

27 Mar 2023


Protests break out in Israel as Netanyahu sacks defense minister

Tens of thousands of protesters have hit the streets across Israel as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu removed Defense Minister Yoav Gallant over his statement against the controversial plan to reduce the power of the country's judiciary.

13 Mar 2023

Joe Biden

Biden promises to fix 'mess' as second US bank collapses

After the recent collapse of the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank (SB), United States (US) President Joe Biden has promised to hold everyone responsible for the failure of the banks "fully accountable."

04 Nov 2022


Israel: Far-right alliance propels Benjamin Netanyahu back to power

Israel's longest-serving President, Benjamin Netanyahu is set to return to power after a resounding win in the elections on Thursday.

02 Nov 2022


Israel elections: Exit polls predict return of Netanyahu as PM

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to return as the Jewish state's new Prime Minister, BBC reported.

14 Jun 2021


Naftali Bennett sworn-in, Netanyahu's 12-year rule as Israel PM ends

Naftali Bennett was on Sunday sworn in as Israel's new Prime Minister, ending Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year hold on power and the political uncertainty that gripped the Jewish nation for months after inconclusive elections.

03 Jun 2021


Netanyahu's opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's opponents on Wednesday announced they have reached a deal to form a new governing coalition.

23 Dec 2020


Israel on cusp of fourth national election in two years

Israel headed to its fourth election in two years on Tuesday after an effort to keep the government afloat and push off the automatic dissolution of parliament failed.

14 Aug 2020

Donald Trump

With Trump's help, Israel, UAE strike deal to normalize relations

In a surprise announcement on Thursday, US President Donald Trump said that Israel and UAE have struck a historic peace deal to normalize diplomatic relations.

01 Apr 2020


Israel's defense lab starts testing COVID-19 vaccine

After US and China, Israel is also inching closer to creating a vaccine for the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19.

29 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi

Modi features in Israeli PM Netanyahu's election campaign. Bromance much?

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to tell his countrymen he is in "another league" and his political opponents don't stand a chance of winning the upcoming elections.

30 Apr 2019


ISIS chief Baghdadi appears in video after 5 years

For the first time in five years, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the ISIS chief who had gone underground and was presumed dead, surfaced in a new video.

18 Apr 2019

Donald Trump

Israeli President formally appoints Benjamin Netanyahu as the prime minister

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin formally handed Benjamin Netanyahu his letter of appointment yesterday to start building a coalition government following last week's general election.

26 Mar 2019


Turkey slams Trump's Golan move as 'election gift' to Israeli-PM

Turkey yesterday denounced US President Donald Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights as an "election gift" to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

13 Jan 2019


Israeli PM Netanyahu confirms air-strike on Iranian warehouses in Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today said Israel had, at the weekend, carried out an air strike on Iranian weapon warehouses in Syria, a rare public confirmation of such attacks.

27 Dec 2018


Israeli Knesset votes to dissolve current parliament, schedules new elections

The Israeli Knesset has voted to dissolve the current parliament and scheduled new elections for April 9.

11 Nov 2018


PM Modi pays tributes to Indian-soldiers who fought in WW1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to Indian soldiers who fought in World War I and said the country reiterates its commitment towards world peace so that the trail of death and destruction caused by wars doesn't occur.

08 Nov 2018


Change in Saudi's policy may forbid Israeli-Muslims from Mecca pilgrimage

A new rule of Saudi Arabia may stop over one million Israeli Muslims from offering prayers at Mecca, Haaretz reported.

28 Oct 2018


Israel with US over 'horrendous antisemitic' synagogue attack: PM Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday expressed grief and solidarity with the United States, after a gunman opened fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue, killing and injuring several people.

15 Oct 2018


Netanyahu threatens Hamas after violence along border with Gaza Strip

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday threatened to inflict "very strong blows" on Hamas, a Palestinian Sunni-Islamist fundamentalist organization, after fresh violence along the border with the Gaza Strip controlled by the Islamist group.

27 Jun 2018


Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani in Israel on six-day visit

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has arrived in Jerusalem on a six-day visit to Israel to strengthen cooperation in the fields of internal security, water management, and agriculture.

15 May 2018


Fresh protests expected as Palestinians get ready to commemorate 'Nakba'

Following the death of 55 Palestinians at the hands of Israeli forces on Monday, tensions remain high in Gaza as Palestinians get ready to commemorate the 70th anniversary of 'Nakba,' or Catastrophe, that saw hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced when Israel was created in 1948.

01 May 2018


Have new 'proof' of Iran's secret nuclear weapons program: Netanyahu

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said in a televised address today he had new "proof" of an Iranian nuclear weapons plan that could be activated at any time, as US considers whether to pull out of atomic accord with Tehran.

07 Mar 2018


Netanyahu: Saudi okays Air India overflight rights for its Israel-routes

In what could be thawing of Israel and Saudi Arabia relations, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu declared that Saudi Arabia has granted Air India (AI) permission to fly over its territory on its new routes to and from Tel Aviv.

02 Mar 2018


Israel police question PM Netanyahu in corruption case

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu, who is already under investigation for two cases of corruption, was questioned by the police for the first time in another corruption case involving communications giant Bezeq.

02 Mar 2018


Police question Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu over telecom case: Media

According to Israeli media, police are questioning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of an investigation into a corruption case involving the country's telecom giant.

19 Feb 2018


Iran, greatest threat to world: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran to "not test Israel's resolve," launching a scathing attack on it at Munich Security Conference.

14 Feb 2018


Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces corruption charges

Israeli police has claimed that there is enough evidence to indict scandal-ridden PM Benjamin Netanyahu. Reportedly, he faces allegations of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two separate cases.

29 Jan 2018

Indian Army

#DefenseDiaries: Indian Army short of 68,000 anti-tank missiles, 850 launchers

Indian Army is reportedly facing "critical operational deficiency"; it is short of 68,000 anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) and 850 launchers of different varieties.

20 Jan 2018


Modi on "hugplomacy": I'm a common man, don't know protocols

Apart from PM Modi's speeches, his "jhappis" with world leaders have been titillating the Congress.

19 Jan 2018


Netanyahu recreates viral Oscar selfie with Bollywood biggies in India

What is one of the prime proofs of the "great friendship" between India and Israel? An iconic selfie.

18 Jan 2018


Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his eventful Mumbai visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Mumbai today.

17 Jan 2018


Netanyahu in India: Busy day for Israeli PM in Ahmedabad

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has landed in Ahmedabad on his fourth day in India. The day started with a roadshow from the airport to Sabarmati Ashram along with PM Narendra Modi.

16 Jan 2018


India invites Israeli companies to take advantage of FDI regime

At an India-Israel business summit, PM Narendra Modi invited Israeli companies to "take advantage of the liberal FDI" in India, especially in defense.

15 Jan 2018


Netanyahu in India: Several MoUs expected to be inked

Israel's relationship with India is a "marriage made in heaven"; that India voted against recognition of Jerusalem as its capital doesn't change anything, PM Benjamin Netanyahu said.

14 Jan 2018


Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu received by PM Modi in Delhi

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has finally landed in India for a six-day visit along with his wife Sara. They have been welcomed by PM Narendra Modi at the Delhi airport.

12 Jan 2018


Gallup International Survey: Modi ranked 3rd; ahead of Trump, Putin

PM Modi adds another feather to his cap. Gallup International's annual survey "Opinion of Global Leaders" has put him at number three among world leaders.

05 Jan 2018


Israel: Death penalty law secures preliminary approval from parliament

Israel is known for its ruthless policies against terrorism.

04 Jan 2018


#DefenseDiaries: India cancels $500 million deal for Israel's anti-tank missiles

India has cancelled the $500mn deal to buy 1600 Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel's state-owned defense contractor, Rafael Advanced Defence Systems.

01 Jan 2018

Donald Trump

Modi, Rahul, Trump and others wish people on New Year

Indian leaders took to Twitter on the New Year to wish the people on the occasion.

14 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

Muslim nations seek recognition of East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital

The Organization of Islamic Co-operation (OIC), which comprises of 57 Muslim countries, has urged the world to recognize "the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital."

11 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

Arab ministers demand America rescind Jerusalem decision

The Foreign ministers of several Arab countries have demanded that America rescind President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

11 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

Netanyahu: Palestine must accept reality that Jerusalem is Israel's capital

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has said that to facilitate peace, Palestinians must "get to grips with" the fact that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.

07 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

Trump delivers on Israel promise, recognizes Jerusalem as capital

US President Donald Trump has recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in a bold and unprecedented step that reversed decades of official US policy.

13 Oct 2017


US and Israel withdraw from UNESCO citing "anti-Israel" bias

Israel has joined the US in withdrawing from UN cultural organization UNESCO. Washington cited UNESCO's "anti-Israel bias" for its decision.

19 Sep 2017

Donald Trump

Trump blames bureaucracy and mismanagement for UN's woes

US President Donald Trump said in his first speech at the UN that bureaucracy and mismanagement are preventing the world body from living up to its potential.

07 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi

PM Modi concludes historic Israel visit, departs for Hamburg

PM Modi bid farewell to Israel after wrapping up an eventful three-day visit. Modi was seen off by Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, who once again broke protocol in doing so.

06 Jul 2017


Israel visit: Indian diaspora taken with PM Modi's charm

PM Modi scheduled his trademark interaction with the Indian diaspora during his Israel trip, at the end of an eventful second day.

05 Jul 2017


PM Modi kicks off historic Israel visit

PM Modi commenced his Israel visit, with a stirring welcome accorded to him by those including Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu who broke protocol to receive Modi at the Tel Aviv Airport.

04 Jul 2017


Ties with Israel are 'special': Modi ahead of Israel visit

Speaking to Israeli pro-government daily 'Israel Hayom' ahead of his visit, PM Modi termed ties with Israel 'special' and noted that his current visit would further cement bilateral co-operation across key areas including terrorism.

30 Jun 2017

Narendra Modi

Israel to offer a red carpet welcome for PM Modi

Israel is set to roll out the red carpet for PM Modi, the first Indian PM to visit the country.

15 May 2017

Donald Trump

Trump's Middle East visit: Palestine hopes for freeze on settlements

As the world eagerly anticipates President Trump's upcoming visit to the Middle East, Palestinian officials hope that US-led peace talks would make Israel stop settlement construction.

05 May 2017

Donald Trump

Trump meets Palestinian President, vows to broker peace with Israel

US President Donald Trump said during a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House that he would work harder to broker peace between Israel and Palestine.

10 Apr 2017

Saudi Arabia

Haley: Regime change in Syria is inevitable, a priority

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN said Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's removal from power is a priority and inevitable.

09 Apr 2017

Saudi Arabia

Japanese PM praises Trump for air-strike call on Syria

Commenting on US's air strikes against Syria after the chemical attack, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe hailed Trump for his "strong commitment" to international and allied security.

08 Apr 2017

Saudi Arabia

US "disappointed but not surprised" at Russia's response to strikes

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said America is "disappointed but not surprised" at Russia's response to its missile strike in Syria.