Israel steps up cyber defence with new body

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday announced the establishment of a new organisation that would spearhead the country's cyber defence operations.

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu warns West over easing up on Iran to fight ISIS

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, warning the West against easing sanctions on Iran to win its support in the fight against jihadists in Syria and Iraq, said on Sunday that the country must not be allowed to become a nuclear threshold state .

Israel not to tolerate 'drizzle' of rockets: PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Hamas knows well that Israel will not tolerate a "drizzle" of rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, according to a statement released by the PM's office.

Israeli PM eyes big increase in defence spending

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday said he was supporting an increase in defence spending in the upcoming 2015 budget in opposition to the stance of the finance minister, which may lead to the collapse of his political coalition.

ISIS, Hamas, al Qaeda branches of same poisonous tree: Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Warning against the rising tide of extremism, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said fundamentalists groups Islamic State, Hamas, al-Qaeda, the Nusra Front, Boko Haram and Hezbollah, supported by Iran, as "branches of the same poisonous tree".

War against Hamas, Hezbollah a common battle against enemies of mankind: Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu
War against Hamas, Hezbollah a common battle against enemies of mankind: Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday thanked America for “support for Israel” and their “right to defend themselves against terrorists.”

Benjamin Netanyahu seeks cuts to 2014 budget to finance Gaza war

Israel's cabinet convened on Sunday to debate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's call for swingeing budget cuts to pay for the 50-day military campaign in Gaza.

Netanyahu seeks cuts to 2014 budget to finance Gaza war

Israel's cabinet convened on Sunday to debate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's call for swingeing budget cuts to pay for the 50 day military campaign in Gaza.

 We struck Hamas hard, almost 1,000 terrorists were killed: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu
We struck Hamas hard, almost 1,000 terrorists were killed: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that since the establishment of the State of Israel, their hand has been extended in peace to those neighbours who wanted peace.

Israeli opposition criticises Netanyahu's speech on Gaza war

Israeli opposition leader strongly criticised the speech by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the military operation in Gaza, saying it is a sad victory, media reported.

Gaza crisis: As it happened

Even as Egypt and UN have been urging both the warring sides to return to the negotiating table, Israel and Gaza have continued escalating the cross-border fire that has entered Day 49 today.

Air strikes pound Gaza as Israel presses offensive

Israeli air strikes pounded Gaza Sunday, killing at least 16 people, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the bloody offensive would continue as long as necessary.

Israel to step up Gaza offensive: Netanyahu

Israel will step up the offensive in the Gaza Strip until rocket firing from there into Israel stops, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday in response to renewed Gaza rocket attacks against central and southern Israel earlier in the day.

Israel to strike hard if Gaza rockets renewed

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday evening that Israel is ready to respond forcefully in case rockets firing from Gaza would renew, amid the nearing expiration of the 120-hour cease-fire truce.

Israel will hit back hard if more Gaza rocket attacks: Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Israel will hit back hard if Palestinian rocket attacks from Gaza resume, speaking just hours before the midnight expiry of a five-day ceasefire.

No Gaza deal without `clear answer` to Israel security needs: PM

Israel will not agree to any long-term ceasefire in Gaza at indirect talks in Cairo unless its security needs are clearly met, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday. 

New Gaza truce holding after shaky start

Israel and Gaza militants were holding their fire after a new truce got off to a shaky start, with night-time Palestinian rocket fire followed by Israeli air strikes.

UN rights body legitimises `terror groups`: Israel PM

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out on Wednesday at the UN Human Rights Council, accusing it of granting "legitimacy to terror organisations" by investigating Israel for alleged war crimes in Gaza.

Israel will not `negotiate under fire`: Netanyahu

Israel on Sunday said it will not "negotiate under fire" and the military campaign in Gaza will continue, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, amid threats from Palestinian negotiators to abandon efforts to broker the ceasefire talks in Cairo if no Israeli delegation showed up.

British aid agencies launch Gaza appeal

British aid agencies have launched an emergency appeal for people affected by the conflict in Gaza, with the BBC agreeing to show adverts calling for donations -- five years after it refused to participate in a similar drive.