JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media say a police investigation has recommended indicting the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over misuse of state funds and inflated household spending. Channel 2 TV reported Sunday that police believe they have enough evidence to bring Sara Netanyahu to trial. It said she used state funds to care for […]
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister has thanked the Russian President for agreeing to return a tank from a battle in the 1982 Lebanon war from which three soldiers are still missing in action. Benjamin Netanyahu issued a statement Sunday thanking Vladimir Putin. It says that after the war Syria delivered the tank to the […]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed Avigdor Lieberman as defense minister, which many worry may lead to more “unpredictability” in the Palestinian peace process.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s appointment of Avigdor Lieberman, the ultranationalist leader of the Yisrael Beitenu party, to the post of defense secretary this week has bred hostility from ministers in both his ruling coalition...Show More Summary
Last Friday, after weeks of political maneuvering, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed Avigdor Lieberman to be his defense minister. A longtime political hard-liner who has filled various cabinet positions for more than...Show More Summary
The US has dared to criticize its Israeli allies, perhaps for the first time in several years. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tapped Avigdor Lieberman as Israel's new defense minister.
Avigdor Lieberman's agreement to join the cabinet of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is rattling many in the Middle East
It has not been an easy week for liberal Tel Aviv. On Wednesday morning, a final agreement was reached in Israel between the Likud (the party of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu) and Yisrael Beiteinu (the party of Avigdor Lieberman). Now something...Show More Summary
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed a deal to expand his coalition and bring far-right former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman into the government, an Israeli official said on Wednesday. An Israeli official, speaking...Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reached a deal to expand his coalition government by bringing in the ultranationalist Yisrael Beitenu party and appointing its leader Avigdor Lieberman as the new defense minister, a government official said Wednesday. Moshe Leon, a representative for Lieberman, said the deal will be signed later in the […]
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Far-right Israeli opposition lawmaker Avigdor Lieberman has agreed with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on terms for joining the coalition government as its new defense minister, Lieberman's spokesman said on Wednesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached a deal with his former foreign minister’s right-wing party to expand the ruling coalition that may be signed as soon as Wednesday, the Israeli press reported, quoting ruling party sources.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came under fire on Tuesday, after an official government watchdog released a report revealing that his travel expenses prior to taking office raise a “fear of criminality.”
The Palestinian Authority rejected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s proposal to hold direct talks, Israeli media reported Tuesday.
Ma’an News Agency | – – BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated on Monday his rejection of a French initiative for an international peace conference to solve the Israeli-Palestinian…
In a surprise move, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu last week forced out his long-serving defense minister, Moshe Yaalon. As he stepped down, Yaalon warned: “Extremist and dangerous elements have taken over Israel.” He wasShow More Summary
Paris should host direct negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian leaders rather that a multilateral conference on the issue, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged on Sunday that his course toward reaching reconciliation with Palestinians would not be affected by the expansion of the country's ruling coalition with a right-wing party.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bolstered his majority and rid himself of a troublesome voice of conscience Thursday by appointing the extremist Avigdor Lieberman minister of defense.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says his government will continue pushing for peace with the Palestinians, even after adding an ultranationalist party to its ranks. Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to be trying Sunday to soothe fears over the appointment of Avigdor Lieberman as the new defense minister. Lieberman is one of Israel’s most polarizing politicians […]