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Netanyahu pledges 'massive strikes' in Gaza in third day of border flare-up

Israel`s military said more than 450 rockets, many of them intercepted by its Iron Dome anti-missile system, have been fired at southern Israeli cities and villages since Friday.

May 05, 2019, 15:15 PM IST

Israelis go to polls in referendum on Netanyahu's record reign

Israelis vote in an election on Tuesday that could hand conservative Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a record fifth term or see him dethroned by an ex-general who has pledged clean government and social cohesion. 

Apr 09, 2019, 06:21 AM IST

Benjamin Netanyahu to annex West Bank settlements if re-elected

Israel will go to the polls on Tuesday and Benjamin Netanyahu is competing for votes with right-wing parties who support annexing part of the West Bank.

Apr 07, 2019, 07:12 AM IST

Netanyahu says Iran has 'sensitive information' on rival, Tehran denies hack

Without providing any evidence or details, Netanyahu said Iran had gleaned "sensitive information". 

Mar 20, 2019, 22:46 PM IST

Netanyahu election rival pledges to 'separate' from Palestinians

Netanyahu and fellow rightists have cast themselves as blockers of any initiative to cede territory to the Palestinians. 

Mar 06, 2019, 22:12 PM IST

At home and abroad, Netanyahu faces backlash for far-right alliance

Netanyahu has defended the merger as a way to improve his chances of forming a right-wing governing coalition led by his Likud Party, to serve for a fifth term after the April 9 vote.

Feb 25, 2019, 11:54 AM IST

Netanyahu's strongest challengers form alliance in Israeli election

Netanyahu, 69, has been in power for the past decade, with Likud at the helm of a parliamentary bloc.

Feb 21, 2019, 11:27 AM IST

Benjamin Netanyahu-Vladimir Putin meeting in Russia postponed

A new date for the meeting would be set as soon as possible, said an official. 

Feb 20, 2019, 19:58 PM IST

Poland pulls out of Israel meeting over anti-Polish comment

The developments mark a new low in a bitter conflict over how to remember and characterize Polish actions toward Jews during the German occupation of Poland in World War II.

Feb 18, 2019, 21:23 PM IST

Netanyahu's main rival in Israeli election voices agreement with him on Iran

Polls predict that Netanyahu`s Likud party will win the April 9 election, taking about 30 of parliament’s 120 seats.

Feb 17, 2019, 17:35 PM IST

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit India on February 11

Netanyahu visited India in January 2018 while Prime Minister Modi travelled to Tel Aviv in 2017, becoming the first Indian Prime Minister to tour the Jewish state.

Jan 30, 2019, 16:49 PM IST

Brazil moving its embassy to Jerusalem matter of 'when, not if': Netanyahu

There are currently 88 embassies in Israel, of which 86 embassies are located in Tel Aviv and the rest two are operated from Jerusalem.

Dec 31, 2018, 10:15 AM IST

Israeli Parliament to dissolve, early election to be held in April

Israel will hold an early general election in April, a spokesman for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday, after members of his governing coalition met to discuss differences over legislation.

Dec 24, 2018, 19:18 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi wishes people of Israel on Hanukkah

PM Modi also extended his wishes to Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu.

Dec 02, 2018, 22:38 PM IST

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin soon on Syria security coordination

Russia said on Tuesday it had upgraded Syria`s air defences with the S-300 missile system, after accusing Israel of indirect responsibility for the downing of a Russian spy plane by Syrian forces as they fired on attacking Israeli jets last month. 

Oct 07, 2018, 15:27 PM IST

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, in UN speech, claims secret Iranian nuclear site

Netanyahu showed an aerial photograph of the Iranian capital marked with a red arrow and pointed to what he said was a previously secret warehouse holding nuclear-related material. 

Sep 28, 2018, 06:53 AM IST

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a 'genuine friend', says Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu also conveyed his condolences calling Vajpayee "a true friend of Israel".

Aug 19, 2018, 11:38 AM IST

Israel, Gaza exchange fire after Palestinian woman killed at border

Israeli aircraft pounded over a dozen militant targets in Gaza, the army said today, after Palestinian projectile fire shattered a ceasefire reached just days ago after the worst flare-up since a 2014 war.

Jun 03, 2018, 11:50 AM IST

Gaza massacre: Israel defends actions as 55 Palestinians killed

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended his military, saying: "Every country has an obligation to defend its borders. 

May 15, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

Iran calls Netanyahu 'infamous liar' over nuclear allegations

Iran on Tuesday branded Israeli PM an "infamous liar" over his allegations of a secret Iranian nuclear weapons programme.

May 02, 2018, 00:53 AM IST