Tag: Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu challenger Gideon Saar pledges change with Joe Biden

By JOSEF FEDERMAN TEL AVIV: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s top challenger in upcoming elections is promising a tough line toward Iran and the Palestinians, yet expressed confidence he has the tools to avoid what appears to be a collision course with the incoming Biden administration. In an interview, Gideon Saar voiced harsh criticism of […]

Israel, India partners in quest for future with low carbon, pollution levels: Benjamin Netanyahu

By Harinder Mishra JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that his country is India’s partner in its quest for a future with low carbon and pollution levels, and exuded confidence that solar energy would constitute over 25 per cent of his country’s energy supply by 2030. Addressing a digital conference of the India-led […]

Israel president tasks Benjamin Netanyahu with forming government

By Harinder Mishra JERUSALEM: Israeli president has tasked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with forming a new unity government after Parliament passed legislations approving details of a power-sharing deal between the his Likud and centrist rival Benny Gantz’s Blue and White parties, ending more than a year of political impasse. Netanyahu, the longest serving Prime Minister […]

Israel’s Supreme Court discusses Benjamin Netanyahu’s fate as Prime Minister

JERUSALEM: Israel’s Supreme Court began a two-day hearing on Sunday to determine whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has been indicted for corruption, will be allowed to form a new government. A ruling against Netanyahu would likely trigger a snap election, the fourth since April 2019, as the country grapples with the coronavirus crisis and […]

Israeli Police recommend indictment of PM Benjamin Netanyahu for corruption

JERUSALEM: Israeli Police on Sunday recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on charges of corruption in one of three investigations against him. The telecom corruption investigation, dubbed Case 4,000, is centred around alleged regulations worth hundreds of millions of dollars provided to the Bezeq telecom company in exchange for positive news coverage of […]

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