All posts tagged Benjamin Netanyahu

Gantz emerges from the political shadows

Bibi’s biggest challenger came out of the shadows this week, Benny Gantz, giving the first hints on his campaign themes.

Netanyahu appeals for sympathy

Benjamin Netanyahu attempted to convince the public to stick by him despite the corruption scandal hovering over the election campaign that is just beginning.

US seeks to reassure Israel over Syria

After a fortnight of frenzy, Israel's security officials relaxed on Sunday, when America slowed the timetable for its pullout from Syria.

Two soldiers killed as terror attacks spike

Three Israeli families where in mourning this week, after a sharp spike in terror attacks in the West Bank that killed two soldiers and a baby.

Israel unenthused by West Jerusalem recognition

Israel has reacted to Australia's big announcement with a cold shoulder. Benjamin Netanyahu was silent on Australia's decision at his weekly cabinet meeting last week.

Israel Police call for Netanyahu indictment

Benjamin Netanyahu should face trial for securing better press in return for political favours, Israel Police has recommended.

Israel and Chad to resume relations

Israel has a new friend in the Muslim world, after the surprise announcement that Chad's leader has agreed to diplomatic ties.

Netanyahu avoids early elections

The Gaza violence pushed Israel into the throes of a political crisis, forcing the Prime Minister to pull a rabbit out of a hat in order to avoid early elections.

Gaza ceasefire holds for now

Life on Israel’s southern border is back to normal after last week’s rocket barrage, but Hamas is already threatening to strike again.

Ceasefire brings end to rocket bombardment

Palestinian terror groups in Gaza have reportedly agreed to commit to a ceasefire of hostilities that have seen more than 400 rockets bombard southern Israel in a 25-hour period.