Benny Gantz

Israel's president to ask Benjamin Netanyahu's rival Benny Gantz to form government

It was a blow to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is fighting for his political life amid unprecedented political deadlock and a criminal indictment for corruption, which he denies.

Mar 16, 2020, 10:26 AM IST

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu urges rival Gantz to form unity government with him

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Thursday on his main rival, former general Benny Gantz, to join him in a broad, governing coalition after Israel`s election ended with no clear winner.

Sep 19, 2019, 13:23 PM IST

Israel elections: Netanyahu makes no victory claim; rival says he may have lost

Netanyahu`s main election challenger, centrist party chief Benny Gantz, said it appeared from exit polls that the Israeli leader was defeated but that only official results would tell.


Sep 18, 2019, 06:35 AM 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

Israel warns Hamas against more violence as tension spikes

Israel warned Hamas Thursday against any escalation in violence, reinforcing its Gaza border amid continued rocket fire and heightened tensions after three Israeli youths and a Palestinian teenager were murdered.

Jul 04, 2014, 02:13 AM IST

Israeli military chief hints at anti-Iran activity

Benny Gantz told the Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee on Tuesday that 2012 is expected to be a critical year for Iran.

Jan 12, 2012, 11:30 AM IST

Benny Gantz appointed head of Israeli military

The Israeli cabinet unanimously approved the appointment of Maj Gen Benny Gantz as
the next chief of the armed forces, ending months of
infighting for the post among top generals.

Feb 13, 2011, 21:05 PM IST