Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu thanks Croatian PM for Croatia's assistance in fighting wildfires

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked his Croatian counterpart Andrej Plenkovic for the assistance Croatia provided in fighting disastrous wildfires in Israel last month, the Croatian...

Netanyahu defends submarine deal with Germany

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended his decision to push for a submarine deal with Germany amid mounting pressure from opposition lawmakers, who criticize it as a conflict of...

Israel enraged after UNESCO text disputes Judaism link to holy sites

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decried UNESCO's decision on Thursday to adopt a resolution that disputes the link between Judaism and several hot-spot holy sites in Jerusalem.

Netanyahu, Abbas face criticism after funeral for Israel's Peres

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should not have shaken Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' hand at the funeral of Shimon Peres, Israel's justice minister said on local radio Sunday.

Peres believed he "stopped Netanyahu from attacking Iran," paper says

Israel's leaders were preparing for an attack on Iran, fearing that the Islamic republic might be gearing up to develop a nuclear weapon, but Shimon Peres believes he slammed the breaks on the...

US, Israel agree to 38-billion-dollar, 10-year military aid package

The United States and Israel inked an agreement Wednesday worth 38 billion dollars in military aid over the next decade.

Netanyahu pledges Israeli support to Africa's fight against terrorism

Israel is prepared to share intelligence with Kenya and other African countries to help the continent in its fight against Islamist terrorism, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged...

Netanyahu arrives in Uganda on anniversary of Israeli hostage rescue

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived for what he described as a historic visit to Uganda on Monday, kicking off a four-country tour of Africa on the 40th anniversary of Israel's...

Israel's Netanyahu announces new "aggressive" measures in West Bank

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday announced "aggressive" measures against Palestinians in the West Bank, in response to new deadly attacks against Israelis.

Israel invests at least 20 million dollars in settlements

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing government on Sunday authorized a special aid package to Israel's West Bank settlements, ostensibly to help them cope with extra costs related to the...

Israeli parliament approves addition of hardliner to government

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu succeeded in expanding his government, as the Israeli cabinet and parliament on Monday voted in favour of a hardline opposition party joining the government.

Croatian FM, Israeli PM talk economic projects

Croatian Foreign Minister Miro Kovac and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Monday discussed economic projects, notably in irrigation, and cooperation against cyber...

Kovac: Croatia wants to create special relations with Israel

We want to create special relations with Israel and we strongly reject the perception of Croatia as a country of growing fascism, Croatian Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miro Kovac said...

Israeli cabinet approves addition of hardliner to government

The Israeli cabinet approved Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's move to add a hardline party to his coalition on Monday, paving the way for Avigdor Lieberman to become defence minister.

Israeli defence minister resigns citing "lack of faith" in Netanyahu

Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon resigned Friday, citing a "lack of faith" in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu amid a reshuffle in the cabinet.