And why the Gulf may still feature prominently in Israeli PM's campaign
Benjamin (Binyamin) Netanyahu is the prime minister of Israel. Netanyahu was born in Tel Aviv on October 21, 1949, to Tsilah and Benzion, a renowned historian. His older brother, Yonatan (Yoni), was killed in action while commanding the special forces rescue operation of Israeli hostages in Entebbe, Uganda.
Benjamin Netanyahu is married to Sara, with whom he has two sons. He has been married twice before and has a daughter from his first marriage. In 2009, he became a grandfather for the first time.
On February 14, 2018, Israel Police announced that there was sufficient evidence indicating Netanyahu took bribes in two separate cases and acted "against public interests."
Netanyahu can't hold back the reopening of the economy, but must slow the pace. And his promise for Seder night with the family will be hard to keep
In first conversation since taking office, U.S. vice president speaks with Israeli prime minister about regional issues and shared interests
Leaders announce trilateral pact on R&D and production for coronavirus inoculations, as Austria's Kurz says 'we also need to cooperate worldwide'
In a 'Fox & Friends' interview, Netanyahu says his opposition to Iran's bid to acquire nuclear weapons is 'absolute,' but that he hoped that he could see 'eye to eye' with Biden on the issue
Last week, Israeli scientists warned Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla that Netanyahu may exploit his visit for his election campaign
'Hysteria' after ICC prosecutor's announcement shows Israel fears a war crimes investigation, Palestinian foreign ministry says
Outgoing deputy, who designed Mossad's coronavirus plan, says like Netanyahu's Iran policy, Israeli COVID response looks good from the outside but strategy is lacking
'Israel has come under attack,' the prime minister argues, defending 'heroic and moral' actions of the Israeli military in the Palestinian territories, as ministers blast 'illegitimate' ICC
International Criminal Court Prosecutor Says Will Open Formal Investigation Into War Crimes in Palestinian Territories
Palestinian Authority, Hamas welcome Fatou Bensouda's statement, promising an 'independent, impartial and objective' probe
His message has changed from ‘go get vaccinated’ to ‘the vaccines won’t provide enough protection’ as he presents himself as Israel’s only savior from the coronavirus pandemic
Anyone listening to Netanyahu in recent months would think he’d developed the COVID-19 vaccine and administered all the shots himself. Pfizer’s CEO can still keep his company out of Netanyahu's election campaign
‘I’m not intervening in this at all, neither promoting it nor blocking it,’ the prime minister insists after a lawmaker from his Likud party said he plans to table legislation
The prime minister had intended to use surplus vaccine doses as a bargaining chip with other countries
When the prime minister’s plans go awry and the polls don’t brighten, he opts for dustups with interviewers and silly gestures that delight his base
The Prime Minister's decision to send thousands of vaccine doses abroad, at the same time that millions of Palestinians living next door haven't yet been vaccinated, could come with a heavy price
Though the country’s borders are supposed to be ‘hermetically sealed,’ a TV news report alleges that ultra-Orthodox citizens can more easily obtain special permission to fly back from abroad ahead of the March 23 election
Incident near Tel Aviv is the 13th time protesters were pepper-sprayed during demonstrations since the weekly anti-corruption protests began last year
After a long and convoluted journey from indictment to courtroom, Avichai Mendelblit finally believes the prime minister's trial for corruption charges is an inevitability
The IDF is expected to become the first organization in the world to reach 85 percent fully vaccinated or recovered. Meanwhile, Israel faces the great Purim test
Lapid’s candidacy for premiership takes blow from his former ‘brother’ Bennett ■ The Knesset's Kahanist guest of honor points his finger at a female Arab Labor candidate in a grotesque display fitting of the Purim adloyada
The Channel 13 News poll predicts pro-Netanyahu bloc to win 45 seats, and the anti-Netanyahu bloc to win 60 seats, one short of a Knesset majority. 'People don’t want to go back to an unstable government,' the premier says in a rare interview
Leader stresses 'importance of the participation of regional countries' in Iran negotiations, according to official Bahrain News Agency in the first response from a Gulf Arab leader amid Biden's attempt to revive negotiations
The attorney general is looking into the legality of the plan, which Netanyahu decided on without cabinet approval
Despite his humiliating public shaming by his former IDF colleagues, the man who would be prime minister could still be the kingmaker after March 23
Defense Minister Gantz, who is also the alternate prime minister, may quit the race or fail to pass the electoral threshold. That may allow Netanyahu to dismiss him and Kahol Lavan ministers from the transitional government
Defense team seeks to question Avichai Mendelbilt over the manner he approved to open the probe against Netanyahu