Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - updates

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Netanyahu expected to receive formal nod to remain Israel prime minister

Apr 17, 2019 - 9:21 AM

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin must choose who will form the next government and is expected to pick Netanyahu

NEW GOVERNMENT. This picture taken early on April 10, 2019 shows Israeli Likud Party campaign material and posters of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo by  Jack Guez/AFP

Domestic pressures behind Jordan move to reclaim land from Israel

Oct 25, 2018 - 9:10 PM

Jordan's King Abdullah says his country has notified Israel that it wants to take back two border areas: Baqura in the northern province of Irbid and Ghumar in the southern province of Aqaba

A handout picture released by the Jordanian Royal Palace on October 21, 2018 shows Jordanian King Abdullah II speaking during a meeting with local political figures in the capital Amman.  Yousef ALLAN / Jordanian Royal Palace / AFP

U.S. to open Jerusalem embassy in May for Israel's 70th anniversary

Feb 24, 2018 - 9:47 AM

Palestinians object to recognition of the disputed city as Israel's capital and say the embassy move could destroy a two-state solution to the decades-old Middle East conflict

PROTEST. A Palestinian demonstrator, wearing the traditional checkered keffiyeh, sets makeshift US, Israeli and British flags during a protest in Gaza City on January 29, 2018. Photo by Mohammed Abed / AFP

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Feb 23, 2017 - 10:59 AM

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Feb 16, 2017 - 10:24 AM

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Israel's bid to become gas exporter takes a hit for now

Mar 29, 2016 - 4:30 PM

Analysts say Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can still salvage the deal for a gas field in the Mediterranean

epa05160482 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) speaks to one of his unidentified defense lawyers (R) at the Supreme Court in Jerusalem, Israel, 14 February 2016. Netanyahu defended Israel's right to exploit vast natural gas preserves in the Mediterranean Sea. EPA/JIM HOLLANDER/POOL

Netanyahu plays down rift with US ahead of Biden visit

Mar 06, 2016 - 8:45 PM

There are those who have predicted the collapse of these relations It is not so says the Israeli Prime Minister

epa05197288 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem, Israel, 06 March 2016. EPA/ABIR SULTAN / POOL

Iran cannot be trusted, Netanyahu warns

Apr 12, 2015 - 5:01 PM

According to the Israeli prime minister the nuclear deal framework gives the leading terrorist state in the world a certain path to nuclear bomb

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu makes a statement to the media about the negotiations with Iran, at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Israel, 01 April 2015. Photo by Debbie Hill, Pool/EPA

Israel 'won't let its soldiers be dragged to the ICC': PM

Jan 04, 2015 - 6:49 PM

We will not let Israel Defense Forces IDF soldiers and officers be dragged to the International Criminal Court in The Hague

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, 04 January 2015.  Photo by Oded Bality/EPA Scene

Israel's Lieberman acquitted on graft charges

Nov 06, 2013 - 11:28 PM

An Israeli court on Wednesday acquitted Avigdor Lieberman on corruption charges in a move welcomed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who hailed his anticipated return to government as foreign minister

Former Israeli PM Shamir dies, aged 96

Jul 01, 2012 - 2:21 AM

Shamir had withdrawn from public life since the mid 1990s silenced by Alzheimer s disease