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Benjamin Netanyahu: Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu is an Israeli politician serving as Prime Minister of Israel since 2009, and previously from 1996 to 1999. Netanyahu is also the Chairman of the Likud – National Liberal Movement. He is the longest-serving Prime Minister in Israeli history and the first to be born in Israel after the establishment of the state.

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Sudan leader denies 'blackmail' over Israel deal [Video]

Sudan leader denies 'blackmail' over Israel deal

The military leader of Sudan's sovereign council says a recently announced "normalization" deal with Israel benefits both sides, despite some opposition at home and suggestions that Khartoum was..

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Thousands of Israelis join protests calling for the resignation of Benjamin Netanyahu [Video]

Thousands of Israelis join protests calling for the resignation of Benjamin Netanyahu

Protesters are demanding the Israeli leader’s resignation over criminal corruption charges and his handling of the coronavirus crisis.

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Iran, Palestinians denounce Sudan-Israel deal [Video]

Iran, Palestinians denounce Sudan-Israel deal

Israel and Sudan agreed on Friday to take steps to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States. President Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed what he called the start of a “new..

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Netanyahu dodges Trump question on 'Sleepy Joe' [Video]

Netanyahu dodges Trump question on 'Sleepy Joe'

After Israel and Sudan agreed on Friday to take steps to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States, President Donald Trump asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published
Israel says UAE visit "making history' [Video]

Israel says UAE visit "making history'

In a historic first visit by a Gulf Arab nation, a United Arab Emirates delegation arrived in Israel on Tuesday, accompanied by top U.S. officials, to cement a normalization deal signed last month...

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Israel: Tens of thousands call for PM Benjamin Netanyahu to resign [Video]

Israel: Tens of thousands call for PM Benjamin Netanyahu to resign

Protesters say the prime minister is unfit to rule while on trial for corruption charges and accusing him of mismanaging the nation’s coronavirus crisis.View on euronews

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Watch: Israelis protest Netanyahu despite emergency regulations [Video]

Watch: Israelis protest Netanyahu despite emergency regulations

Israelis opposed to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu protested in Tel Aviv in defiance of a COVID-19 lockdown. View on euronews

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Israel passes law to limit protests during coronavirus lockdown [Video]

Israel passes law to limit protests during coronavirus lockdown

Critics say law aimed at silencing demonstrations over Netanyahu’s alleged corruption and his handling of the pandemic.

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Israel imposes new COVID-19 restrictions after surge in cases [Video]

Israel imposes new COVID-19 restrictions after surge in cases

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the restrictions are necessary to keep the country from being pushed to 'the edge of the abyss'.

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US, UAE, Israel and Bahrain sign Abraham Accord [Video]

US, UAE, Israel and Bahrain sign Abraham Accord

The President of United State, Donald Trump, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, Foreign Minister of the UAE Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Foreign Minister of Bahrain Abdullatif bin Rashid..

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On board the historic Tel Aviv-Abu Dhabi flight [Video]

On board the historic Tel Aviv-Abu Dhabi flight

An El Al Boeing 737 carrying senior U.S. and Israeli aides made aviation history by cutting straight over Saudi territory en route to Abu Dhabi on Monday for normalisation talks. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Israeli, U.S. officials take off to UAE [Video]

Israeli, U.S. officials take off to UAE

Top aides to U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to the United Arab Emirates on Monday to put the final touches to a pact establishing open relations between..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

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High Court to hear if Bibi can be forced to resign as alternate PM

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The High Court of Justice will hear arguments on Tuesday about whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can be forced to resign due to his pending corruption trial once he becomes Alternate Prime..
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Trump asks Netanyahu if 'sleepy Joe' could have secured Sudan deal - WATCH

trump asks netanyahu if 'sleepy joe' could have secured sudan deal - watch
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu carefully skirted a question by US President Donald Trump on Friday night ahead of the US elections and following the US brokered normalization of relations between..
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Sudan-Israel normalization announcement likely this weekend

sudan-israel normalization announcement likely this weekend
An announcement that Sudan and Israel will begin the process of normalizing ties is imminent, an Israeli diplomatic source said Thursday, after Israeli and American officials visited Khartoum. “In my..
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Israelis protest against PM Netanyahu as lockdown eases

covid 19 coronavirus: israelis protest against pm netanyahu as lockdown eases
Thousands of Israelis demonstrated outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday night, resuming the weekly protest against the Israeli leader after emergency..
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Coronavirus: Israel to ease second lockdown after cases decline

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the month-long lockdown has been a "major success".
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Should Gantz’s threat to go to elections be believed?

should gantz’s threat to go to elections be believed?
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s associates have given Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz the unflattering nickname “bluffing Benny.” He earned the moniker by threatening repeatedly to quit..
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Netanyahu won’t reveal secret parts of UAE deal in Knesset until after MKs vote

netanyahu won’t reveal secret parts of uae deal in knesset until after mks vote
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finally acquiesced to requests to come to the Knesset to explain classified portions of his agreement with the United Arab Emirates, but not before Thursday, when the..
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Lapid: It's possible to remove Netanyahu without elections

lapid: it's possible to remove netanyahu without elections
Opposition leader Yair Lapid (Yesh Atid) stated on Sunday that it is possible to remove Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from his position without going to elections in an interview with 103FM. Lapid..
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‘Bibi, you are destroying my future’: Anti-Netanyahu protesters defy lockdown, clash with police in Tel Aviv

‘bibi, you are destroying my future’: anti-netanyahu protesters defy lockdown, clash with police in tel aviv
Demonstrators opposing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu descended on the streets of Tel Aviv on Saturday night, despite only being allowed to rally outside their homes. Four people were detained..
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Israelis persist in rallies against PM Netanyahu despite lockdown

israelis persist in rallies against pm netanyahu despite lockdown
Tens of thousands of Israelis demonstrated in hundreds of locations across Israel against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, pressing ahead with their campaign against the Israeli leader on Saturday..
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Coronavirus: Israel passes law to ban mass protests during lockdown

Critics say the move is intended to stifle demonstrations against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Israeli PM to UN: Hezbollah storing missiles in Beirut

israeli pm to un: hezbollah storing missiles in beirut
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah of maintaining a "secret arms depot" in a residential neighborhood of Beirut,..
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Trump to preside over historic Arab-Israel recognition deals

trump to preside over historic arab-israel recognition deals
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is set to preside over the signing of historic diplomatic deals between Israel and two Gulf Arab nations that could herald a dramatic shift in Middle East power..
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Watch live: Trump hosts Israel, Bahrain, UAE for deal signings

Mr. Trump will welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the foreign ministers of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to the White House.
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Netanyahu flies to Washington to sign deals as Israeli lockdown looms

netanyahu flies to washington to sign deals as israeli lockdown looms
Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to redirect the Israeli public’s attention from a recently announced three-week lockdown to a White House ceremony formalising recent diplomatic breakthroughs with two..
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Netanyahu announces second nationwide lockdown as cases surge in Israel

netanyahu announces second nationwide lockdown as cases surge in israel
Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday announced a new countrywide lockdown will be imposed amid a stubborn surge in coronavirus cases, with schools and parts of the economy..
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Israel locks down on the eve of Jewish New Year as cases surge

covid 19 coronavirus: israel locks down on the eve of jewish new year as cases surge
Israel will reinstate a strict new countrywide lockdown this week amid a stubborn surge in coronavirus cases.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the announcement in a televised speech Sunday. Read..
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Covid-19 Live Tracker News

A 58-year-old college president in Georgia died of Covid-19. One member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet resigned from Israel’s government over a nationwide lockdown that coincides..
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Israeli's Coronavirus Czar Clashes With Ultra-Orthodox, a Netanyahu Ally

As he moved to slow the pandemic, Dr. Ronni Gamzu kept butting heads with ultra-Orthodox leaders. Then Israel’s top virus fighter was suddenly undercut.
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WorldView: Coronavirus-free pope, North Korea frees quarantined foreigners, and more

Italian media is reporting that Pope Francis has tested negative for the novel coronavirus; North Korea lifts a quarantine imposed on foreigners; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claims..
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WorldView: Netanyahu primary victory, Swiss avalanche, Argentina dust cloud

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu handily defeated a primary challenger to remain leader of the ruling right-wing Likud party. Several skiers were buried by an avalanche in the Swiss Alps. And..
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Israel votes in third general election in less than a year

Israelis are going to the polls for an unprecedented third time in less than a year. Today's ballot hopes to break the logjam that has seen Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Benny..
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WorldView: Netanyahu drops immunity request, and more headlines

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has withdrawn a request for immunity, after it became obvious legislators would reject it. Albert, the former king of Belgium, has admitted to fathering a..
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Israeli, U.S. officials on historic flight to UAE to formalize normalization deal

israeli, u.s. officials on historic flight to uae to formalize normalization deal
TEL AVIV — Top aides to U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a historic first flight from Tel Aviv to the United Arab Emirates on Monday to finalize a pact..
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Netanyahu vs. Gantz: Gaza Escalation as Reflection of Israel’s Political Rivalry

netanyahu vs. gantz: gaza escalation as reflection of israel’s political rivalry
Only recently, the Palestinian group, Hamas, and Israel seemed close to reaching a prisoner exchange agreement, where Hamas would release several Israeli soldiers held in Gaza while Israel would set..
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US Secretary of State Pompeo 'hopeful' more Arab states will establish ties with Israel

us secretary of state pompeo 'hopeful' more arab states will establish ties with israel
Mike Pompeo arrived in Israel on Monday and expressed hope that more Arab states would establish ties with the country. "I'm very hopeful that we will see other Arab nations join in this," he said in..
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Pompeo arrives in Israel to press Trump's Mideast peace push

pompeo arrives in israel to press trump's mideast peace push
JERUSALEM — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Israel on Monday, on the first leg of his Mideast press the momentum of the Trump administration's Arab-Israeli peace push. Pompeo met with..
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UK to push for renewed dialogue between Israel and the Palestinians

uk to push for renewed dialogue between israel and the palestinians
Britain’s foreign minister will use an upcoming visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories to push for a renewed dialogue following the landmark accord between the UAE and Israel. Dominic Raab..
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Eilat: Alleged gang rape of 16-year-old in Israeli hotel branded 'crime against humanity' by Netanyahu

eilat: alleged gang rape of 16-year-old in israeli hotel branded 'crime against humanity' by netanyahu
The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Two men have been arrested after a group of 30 allegedly..
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Israel investigates alleged Eilat gang rape of teenager

PM Netanyahu demands justice amid allegations that a 16-year-old girl was raped by more than 30 men.
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Israel’s Netanyahu has not abandoned West Bank annexation

israel’s netanyahu has not abandoned west bank annexation
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said yesterday that he has not abandoned plans to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank. In an...
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Embattled Netanyahu dragging Israel toward another election

embattled netanyahu dragging israel toward another election
Israelis have been demonstrating in their thousands against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the last month. They are demanding his resignation for failures on several fronts, including on..
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Israel: Arrests in Jerusalem as protests against Benjamin Netanyahu continue

israel: arrests in jerusalem as protests against benjamin netanyahu continue
Israeli police have arrested 11 people as protests continue against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is still attempting to shake off a corruption scandal. Israeli police arrested 11 people on..
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November 10: Christie, Netanyahu, Panetta,

The latest on domestic politics and the negotiations over Iran's nuclear program with Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, and..
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Netanyahu: "No deal is better than a bad deal" on Iranian nukes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns that Iran could "hit the jackpot" if negotiators don't draw a firm line against its nuclear program.
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Obama defends Iran nuclear deal as victory for diplomacy

Facing skepticism from Congress and Israel, President Obama defended the deal with Iran, saying "tough talk and bluster" are "not the right thing for our security." But Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin..
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Trump to host Netanyahu, UAE prince within weeks

Donald Trump says he plans to host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the White House after the two countries announced they..
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Open: This is Face the Nation, November 10

The latest on domestic politics and the negotiations over Iran's nuclear program with Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, and..
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If Israel Did Not Cause Beirut's Explosion, They Sure Had A Plan To Exploit It

if israel did not cause beirut's explosion, they sure had a plan to exploit it
Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling On hearing reports of the deadly explosions that rocked Beirut on August 4, 2020, Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun immediately announced it may have been..
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Netanyahu blames Washington for stalled West Bank annexation, says Trump ‘busy with other things’

netanyahu blames washington for stalled west bank annexation, says trump ‘busy with other things’
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed frustration over stalled plans to annex the West Bank, blaming the hold-up on Washington’s reluctance to approve the move. “It was clear from..
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Netanyahu warns Hezbollah after Israeli strike in Syria

netanyahu warns hezbollah after israeli strike in syria
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday warned the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group and others after Israeli forces said they thwarted an infiltration attempt from..
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Protesters in Israel call for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign

Israeli protesters and police clashed over the weekend in Jerusalem. Protesters continue to call for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to step down while he awaits trial on corruption charges...
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Is Trump Gaming The Media And Americans With Tweets To Distract Them From Real National Emergencies?

is trump gaming the media and americans with tweets to distract them from real national emergencies?
Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Long before Steve Bannon helped Donald Trump win the presidency, there was Arthur Finkelstein, a wealthy New York State-based Republican consultant who..
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Israelis hold largest anti-Netanyahu rally in Jerusalem al-Quds

israelis hold largest anti-netanyahu rally in jerusalem al-quds
In one of the largest turnouts in weeks of protests, at least 10,000 Israelis have protested in Jerusalem al-Quds, calling on prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign over corruption charges and..
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Israel's 'Bibi generation' starts to turn on Netanyahu

israel's 'bibi generation' starts to turn on netanyahu
For two months, many Israeli television viewers watched nightly as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued warnings and updates about the novel coronavirus and imposed lockdowns. When infections fell,..
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Netanyahu rattled by Last Supper sculpture in Tel Aviv protest square

netanyahu rattled by last supper sculpture in tel aviv protest square
Israeli prime minister says the mock tableau of Jesus’ final meal before his killing is akin to a death threat A sprawling sculpture of Benjamin Netanyahu gorging on a giant frosted cake, Moët..
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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's son apologises after his tweet offends Indians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's eldest son Yair has apologised to Hindus after he faced flak from some Indians who found one of his tweets to be "quite offensive". On Sunday, the..
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Israeli police use water cannon at anti-Netanyahu protest

israeli police use water cannon at anti-netanyahu protest
Israeli police deployed water cannon and arrested 55 people overnight at a protest in Jerusalem against the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. A few thousand people had gathered in..
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How is Netanyahu going to be PM once his trial begins? - analysis

how is netanyahu going to be pm once his trial begins? - analysis
Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit, upon indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, famously praised him as “a man of many talents” who can perform many roles simultaneously. But will that..
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The Benjamin Netanyahu Twitter hack that never was

Politicians and celebrities have had their accounts hijacked but not, apparently, Benjamin Netanyahu.
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