Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Stoking controversy on Christmas: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tweets wishes from Jerusalem

Stoking controversy on Christmas: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tweets wishes from Jerusalem

In the message, titled "Merry Christmas from Jerusalem, the capital of Israel!" he described Israel as a haven for its 2 percent Christian minority.

Dec 25, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Israeli minister quits over Sabbath row

Israeli minister quits over Sabbath row

"I resign from my cabinet position as health minister," Litzman wrote in his resignation letter, a copy of which was sent to AFP.

Nov 26, 2017, 19:49 PM IST

Benjamin Netanyahu says does not want `escalation` in Gaza

Israel`s security cabinet decided on Sunday to reduce the daily amount of electricity supplied to Gaza by between 45 and 60 minutes.
 

Jun 13, 2017, 22:02 PM IST
Israeli PM calls for dismantling of U.N. Palestinian refugee agency

Israeli PM calls for dismantling of U.N. Palestinian refugee agency

"It is time UNRWA be dismantled and merged with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees," Netanyahu said.

Jun 11, 2017, 18:47 PM IST

Netanyahu seeks deal with Trump on settlement construction

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday he was in discussions with Donald Trump's administration on ways to move ahead with settlement construction ahead of fresh talks with a top adviser to the US president.

Mar 16, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
Israeli PM to meet Putin to discuss Iranian military presence in Syria

Israeli PM to meet Putin to discuss Iranian military presence in Syria

Netanyahu told his weekly cabinet meeting that he hopes to reach "understandings" with Putin on Iran's role in any future agreement to end the war in Syria.

Mar 05, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
Israel to vote on legalising wildcat outposts

Israel to vote on legalising wildcat outposts

Late last year lawmakers approved draft legislation that would retroactively grant legal status to wildcat settlements across the West Bank.

Jan 29, 2017, 19:50 PM IST

Netanyahu welcomes US House vote on settlements

"After the outrageous anti-Israel resolution at the UN, the US House of Representatives voted (Thursday) resoundingly to support Israel and reject this one-sided resolution," Netanyahu said in a statement.

Jan 06, 2017, 23:14 PM IST

Egypt foreign minister meets Israel PM in rare visit

Speaking to journalists alongside Netanyahu before their meeting, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said it was a "crucial and challenging juncture for the Middle East".

Jul 11, 2016, 05:43 AM IST
Israeli PM accuses Iran of ''preparing another Holocaust''

Israeli PM accuses Iran of ''preparing another Holocaust''

"I think all the countries of the world need to stand up and condemn this unequivocally," the Israeli PM said.

May 15, 2016, 19:21 PM IST

Israeli Army ready to widen Gaza operation: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday said the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) were prepared to widen, if necessary, their ongoing Operation Pillar of Defence.

Nov 18, 2012, 19:40 PM IST