Israel was gripped by political drama on Sunday over the possibly imminent end of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s record run as the country’s leader. After four inconclusive parliamentary elections in two years, a 28-day mandate for opposition leader Yair Lapid to form a new government runs out on Wednesday, and media reports[…]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday was cancelled, Israel’s public radio Kan said, citing a source involved in the planning. Neither Israel nor the UAE has formally confirmed that such a visit – the first by the prime minister to the[…]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned Israel and its enabling allies over “state terror… in Palestine,” declaring, “Whoever is on Israel’s side, let everyone know that we are against them.” “We do not approve of silence on the state terror that Israel blatantly carries out in Palestine,” Erdogan said[…]
Israel’s Arab political parties have formed an alliance to fight in the September elections. Hadash, Ta’al and Raam have come together, and Balad is expected to reveal whether it will join them on Sunday. The coalition recreates the 2015 Joint List, which won 13 seats in the Knesset, making it[…]
Iran will suffer dire consequences if it threatens Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu warned as he ordered illustrative air raids in Syria, reminding voters in the looming snap elections of his firm stance on the occupied Golan Heights. In a rare public acknowledgement of Israeli cross-border operations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu[…]
The Israeli Knesset is considering legislation that would grant government officials immunity from criminal prosecution, and just so happen to spare Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from three looming corruption indictments. If the proposed amendment to the Immunity Law passes, elected officials could not be charged with a criminal offense unless[…]
Tens of thousands of people including Jews and Arabs rallied in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv to protest the country’s controversial “Jewish state law”. Passed last month, the divisive law officially affirms Israel’s Jewish character, but critics say it turns non-Jewish citizens of the country into second-class citizens, further[…]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Saudi Arabia had granted Air India permission to fly over its territory on its new routes to and from Tel Aviv. There was no immediate confirmation from either Saudi officials or Air India. Netanyahu made the announcement during a briefing in[…]
Israeli police have recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery, fraud and breach of trust after months of investigation into two corruption cases. The recommendations on Tuesday will now go to the attorney general, who will decide whether to prosecute him or not. Netanyahu appeared defiant in a live television[…]
Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, has described his country’s most significant air attacks on Syria in decades as a heavy blow to Syria and Iran. The attacks were in response to Syrian government forces shooting down an Israeli fighter jet on Saturday, and claims that an Iranian drone entered Israeli[…]
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