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.

 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 PM slams Abbas` refusal to recognise Jewish state

Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas` unwillingness to recognise Israel as a Jewish state in an interview by New York Times.

Netanyahu seeks to slow Iran-US thaw by ramping up demands of deal

By ramping up his demands of any final nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu appears determined to stem the tide of international diplomacy.

Ex-Israeli PM Ariel Sharon shows `significant brain activity`

Sharon suffered a stroke seven years ago in 2006. Since then, he has been in a vegetative state, connected to a respirator.

Will seek broad and stable coalition: Israeli PM

Following a pyrrhic victory, Israel`s hawkish Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he would seek a "broad and stable" coalition.

Israeli PM calls for `clear red lines` against Iran

The Israeli leader also slammed participants in last week`s Non-Aligned Movement conference in Tehran for being silent spectators to the "anti-Semitic rants" of the Iranian leadership.

Iran playing chess game in nuke talks: Israeli PM

The P5+1 group -- the United States, Britain, France, China and Russia plus Germany, is set to meet Iranian officials on May 23 in Baghdad.

Israeli PM says nuclear talks gave Iran `freebie`

Israel`s Prime Minister says Iran got a "freebie" from the world`s big powers at nuclear talks this weekend.

Iran ‘biggest exporter’ of terror: Israeli PM

Benjamin Netanyahu asked the global community to draw a "red line" against Iran`s alleged support to acts of terrorism.

Palestinians not interested in talks: Israeli PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu charged that the Palestinians have no interest
in restarting peace negotiations.

Fed up with ‘liar’ Israeli PM, Sarkozy told Obama

Sarkozy made the comment during a private conversation with Obama during a G20 summit in the French town of Cannes.

Israeli PM defends east Jerusalem construction

Israel captured east Jerusalem along with the West Bank from Jordan in the 1967 Mideast war.

`Israeli PM for a military strike against Iran`

The Israeli PM is said to have recently succeeded in persuading Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman in support of the strike.

Israeli PM turns to Arab TV in call for peace

It also highlights Netanyahu`s new strategy of engaging
directly with the Arab public.

Israeli PM offers help to South Sudan

Israel, which itself was established in 1948, formally recognised South Sudan on Sunday.

Israeli PM`s son maligns Muslims on Facebook

Earlier this year, Yair Netanyahu posted that Muslims "celebrate hate and death”.

Israeli PM orders restraint if Arabs rush border

Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered security forces to act with "restraint".

Obama stands by vision for Mideast peace

The Israeli PM now says he shared US President`s vision for peace.

Israeli PM due for May 20 White House talks

The stalled Middle East peace process is expected to top the agenda.