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Netanyahu admits Israel hit Hezbollah-bound arms in Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu openly admitted on Monday for the first time that Israel had attacked dozens of convoys transporting weapons in Syria destined for the Jewish state's arch-enemy Hezbollah.

Netanyahu vows to defeat 'knife terror' after three new attacks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Monday that Israel would not bow to "knife terror" as three new stabbings in Jerusalem spread more fear among Israelis and Palestinian unrest showed little sign of slowing.

Moscow delivers warplanes to Syria in latest boost to regime

Moscow delivers warplanes to Syria in latest boost to regime

Russia has delivered new arms including warplanes to Syria as the regime increases attacks on jihadists, officials said Tuesday, in a sign that Moscow`s growing support for its ally is having an effect.

Netanyahu blasts UNHRC for endorsing Gaza war crimes report

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has slammed a decision by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to endorse a report accusing Israel and Hamas in war crimes during last summer's war in the Palestinian enclave.

Israel `does not commit war crimes`, PM says after Gaza report

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted Monday Israel "does not commit war crimes" after a UN report said both sides may have carried out such acts in last summer`s Gaza conflict.

Nuclear Iran 1,000 times worse than Islamic State militants: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Tuesday that a nuclear-armed Iran would be "a thousand times more dangerous and more destructive" than the Islamic State group, his office said.

Netanyahu taps diplomat Gold for key foreign role

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today named Dore Gold, a seasoned diplomat seen as reluctant to make concessions to the Palestinians, as his director general of foreign affairs.

Israel`s leaders honour Ethiopian Jews, decry racism

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday denounced racism against the country`s Ethiopian Jews who have complained of alleged police brutality and institutionalised discrimination.

Netanyahu presses US to seek better deal on Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the United States on Sunday to seek a better deal to curb Iran`s nuclear program and said he would press American lawmakers not to give Tehran "a free path to the bomb."

Iran must commit to recognising Israel's right to exist in final deal: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday said that any final agreement between Iran and world powers must insist that Iran commit to recognising Israel`s right to exist.

Obama rips Netanyahu over Arab voter comments

President Barack Obama criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over his warning that Arab Israeli voters would vote "in droves."

Netanyahu row casts doubt on Obama pledge to ''have Israel's back''

US President Barack Obama, who once famously said he would “always have Israel’s back,” may be rethinking that promise as aides begin weighing options in response to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pre-election disavowal of a two-state solution to the Middle East conflict.

Deadlocked Iran nuclear talks break off, to resume next week

Iran and six world powers suspended negotiations on a historic nuclear deal and were set to convene again later next week to break a deadlock over sensitive atomic research and lifting of sanctions, Western officials said on Friday.

Obama tells Netanyahu US to "reassess" policy on Israel, Mideast diplomacy

President Barack Obama told Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday that Washington would "reassess" its options on US-Israel relations and Middle East diplomacy after the Israeli prime minister took a position against Palestinian statehood during his re-election campaign, a White House official said.

Netanyahu backs away from rejection of Palestinian state; White House unmoved

Netanyahu backs away from rejection of Palestinian state; White House unmoved

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied on Thursday abandoning his commitment to the eventual creation of a Palestinian state, backing away from pre-election comments that deepened a rift with Israel`s chief ally the United States.  

Israel has no greater ally than US: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday defended the strength of relations between his country and the US despite the fact that President Barack Obama still has not telephoned him to congratulate him on his reelection, and he emphasised that Israel "has no greater ally" than Washington.

Hard-right shift delivers upset election win for Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu pledged on Wednesday to form a new governing coalition quickly after an upset election victory that was built on a shift to the right and is likely to worsen a troubled relationship with the White House.

No Palestinian state if elected, says Netanyahu

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has struck down hopes of a Palestinian state if he was re-elected in Tuesday`s national elections, according to media reports on Monday.

Netanyahu says sees "worldwide" effort to topple him

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in broadcast remarks on Tuesday there was a "huge, worldwide effort" to ensure he loses next week`s closely contested election.

Iran shrugs off Netanyahu bid to block nuclear deal

Iran on Saturday shrugged off a bid by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to abort a nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers by lobbying opposition in a speech to the US Congress.