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Benjamin Netanyahu: 9th 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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Thousands protest across Israel [Video]

Thousands protest across Israel

Thousands of Israelis took to the streets on Saturday night (August 1) to protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's alleged corruption and against his government's handling of the coronavirus..

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Thousands demand Netanyahu quit over coronavirus, corruption [Video]

Thousands demand Netanyahu quit over coronavirus, corruption

Rallies against Israeli prime minister the largest seen since 2011 protests against the country's high cost of living.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:38Published
The ‘Bibi generation’ is turning on Netanyahu [Video]

The ‘Bibi generation’ is turning on Netanyahu

Many young Israelis scarcely remember a leader other than Benjamin Netanyahu. But he now faces nationwide protests, as economic turmoil and coronavirus infections continue to grow. Megan Revell..

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Tel Aviv artist depicts Netanyahu at 'Last Supper' table [Video]

Tel Aviv artist depicts Netanyahu at 'Last Supper' table

Artist Itay Zalait said the piece in Rabin Square, which features an image of Netanyahu perched at a long dining table with his hand in a cake, represents "the last meal of Israeli democracy".View on..

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Thousands of Israelis protest government handling of pandemic [Video]

Thousands of Israelis protest government handling of pandemic

Israelis rallied outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem on Saturday against his handling of the coronavirus crisis and alleged corruption.

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Israel's protests continue as thousands march against Netanyahu's handling of coronavirus [Video]

Israel's protests continue as thousands march against Netanyahu's handling of coronavirus

The country had initially managed to keep the epidemic at bay but infections surged after the economy reopened in May.View on euronews

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Israel: Many protest PM handling of pandemic, economic crisis [Video]

Israel: Many protest PM handling of pandemic, economic crisis

Violence in West Jerusalem as thousands of protesters call on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign over corruption charges and his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Israelis protest against Netanyahu, gov't handling of COVID-19 [Video]

Israelis protest against Netanyahu, gov't handling of COVID-19

Police fire tear gas and water cannon to disperse demonstrators who gathered around the prime minister's residence.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:09Published
Israel set to annex one-third of occupied West Bank [Video]

Israel set to annex one-third of occupied West Bank

As the July 1 start date set by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approaches, a workable plan remains unclear.

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Israel drives new ring road through East Jerusalem [Video]

Israel drives new ring road through East Jerusalem

A new Israeli ring road is being built that will go through East Jerusalem and link settlement blocks. Palestinian and Israeli critics say it is part of a long-term strategy to consolidate Israel's..

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Netanyahu warns Hezbollah after Israeli strike in Syria

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Protesters in Israel call for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign

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Israelis hold largest anti-Netanyahu rally in Jerusalem al-Quds

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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

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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

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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

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The Benjamin Netanyahu Twitter hack that never was

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Netanyahu accused of 'bribing the masses' with Israeli cash handout

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Benjamin Netanyahu has been accused of attempting to deflect public anger around his handling of Israel’s pandemic and an ongoing corruption trial by proposing a cash handout to all Israelis..
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Protest Against Government’s Economic Response to Virus Turns Violent

protest against government’s economic response to virus turns violent
Thousands of Israelis demonstrated in downtown Tel Aviv on Motzoei Shabbos, protesting what they claim to be Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s failure to address economic woes brought on by the..
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France's Macron asks Israel to drop West Bank annexation plans

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Macron tells Netanyahu in a phone call the annexation of the Palestinian territory will contravene international law. ......
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Israelis angry at Netanyahu over new outbreak, economic pain

israelis angry at netanyahu over new outbreak, economic pain
JERUSALEM (AP) — With an unprecedented new surge in coronavirus cases battering Israel’s economy, one of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s closest confidants was dispatched to a TV studio..
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Boris Johnson urges Netanyahu to step back from annexation

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke on Tuesday about annexation, according to KAN news. Johnson expressed concerns about the annexation plan and..
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Netanyahu’s Annexation Day Arrives, but All That Emerges Is Delay

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Netanyahu ally confirms delays in West Bank annexation plan

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Netanyahu hints at delay to plans to annex the West Bank

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Netanyahu’s annexation plan in disarray as Gantz calls for delay

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UN human rights chief urges Israel to halt 'illegal' annexation plan

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Israeli Court Releases Anti-Netanyahu Activist After Arrest

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Growing hostility may force Israel to pause annexation plan

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As Annexation Looms, Israeli Experts Warn of Security Risks

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Israel’s Mediterranean Ties Go Beyond a Pipeline

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Israel's Netanyahu mulls two-phase West Bank annexation, newspaper says

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is weighing a limited initial annexation in the occupied West Bank, hoping to quell international opposition to his pledge of wide territorial moves, an Israeli..
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Tension is growing ahead of annexation, but what will it mean?

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Netanyahu: Putin saved Israel from UNSC resolution to create Palestine state

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Condolences from Netanyahu, a week after police kill autistic Palestinian

More than a week after Israeli police shot dead an unarmed and autistic Palestinian in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called the killing a tragedy and offered his condolences to..
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Israelis protest Netanyahu's annexation plan

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Some Israeli settlers hit out at Trump-backed annexation plan

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Worker in Netanyahu's office diagnosed with COVID-19

An employee in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said on Monday, without saying whether the 70-year-old leader had been exposed.
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Israel's Netanyahu says he won't miss West Bank annexation opportunity

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Netanyahu alleges overthrow attempt at start of graft trial

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu takes on a new role on Sunday: Defendant in a corruption trial. Just a week after being installed for a fifth term, Israel’s longest-serving leader will head..
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Defiant Netanyahu goes on trial in Israel charged with corruption

Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday became the first serving Israeli prime minister to go on trial, proclaiming his innocence in the corridor before walking into court to face charges of bribery, fraud and..
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Netanyahu says he has been framed as corruption trial starts

Benjamin Netanyahu professed his innocence at the start of his corruption trial on Sunday, saying he was being framed in the first criminal prosecution of a serving Israeli prime minister.
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Benjamin Netanyahu professed his innocence at the start of his corruption trial on Sunday, saying he was being framed but "standing tall" in the first criminal prosecution of a serving Israeli prime..
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Netanyahu arrives at court for corruption trial, says case aimed at 'toppling me, in any way possible'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived on Sunday at the Jerusalem court for the start of his corruption trial and said his opponents were aiming to oust him.
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