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World May 25Israel’s Netanyahu vows to push ahead with West Bank annexation
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday pledged to move ahead with the explosive plan despite a growing chorus of condemnations by key allies.
World May 06Netanyahu may form government while under indictment, Israeli Supreme Court rules
Israel's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may form a new government while under indictment.
World Apr 30Israeli demonstrators find ways to protest in virus era
During the past two weekends, thousands of people have gathered in organized geometric patterns in Tel Aviv's central square to comply with social distancing rules as they express their anger over the continued rule of a prime minister charged with…
World Mar 26Netanyahu rival becomes parliament speaker, signaling deal
Benny Gantz has spent the past year trying to topple Netanyahu in three inconclusive elections.
World Mar 19Israelis accuse Netanyahu of exploiting virus to keep power
Netanyahu and his surrogates have shut down the court system, begun using sophisticated phone-surveillance technology on the general public and suspended the activities of parliament.
Politics Mar 12Netanyahu calls for emergency Israel government with rival
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for the formation of an emergency government with his chief rival to confront a growing crisis over the coronavirus.
World Mar 09Netanyahu opponents to cooperate on forming new government
The announcement by Benny Gantz, leader of the Blue and White Party, dealt a new setback to Netanyahu as he struggles to hold on to power ahead of his upcoming trial on corruption charges.
World Mar 03Netanyahu’s future still uncertain after Israeli election
With 93% of the votes counted, preliminary official results showed that the Likud and its religious and nationalist allies had 59 of 120 seats in parliament, two seats short of the hoped-for majority.
World Feb 12U.N. names global companies linked to Israeli settlements
The list's publication escalates a looming showdown between Israel and the international community over its contentious settlement policies in the West Bank.
World Jan 01Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu seeks immunity from corruption charges
Benjamin Netanyahu's request to parliament is likely to delay any trial until after March elections, when he hopes to have a majority coalition that will shield him from prosecution.