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With Early Israel Elections, Netanyahu Banks on Strengthening Support

Mr. Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister since David Ben-Gurion, has been in power for most of the past decade, in addition to serving a three-year term as leader in the 1990s. Speaking to a Likud party faction meeting in a [...]

Israeli Police Urge Bribery and Fraud Charges Against Netanyahu. Again.

Still, this latest blow to Mr. Netanyahu threatened to subvert his efforts to consolidate his power and burnish his image as Israel’s security czar and the country’s indispensable, irreplaceable leader. If he remains in office next [...]

Bribery Charges Urged Against Four Close to Netanyahu in Submarine Case

JERUSALEM — The Israeli police on Thursday recommended the indictment of one of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s closest confidants and three others from his inner circle in a sprawling bribery case involving the multibillion-dollar [...]

Netanyahu pick eliminated, runoff set for Jerusalem election

JERUSALEM (AP) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pick for Jerusalem mayor has been knocked out of the race, with two other contenders advancing to a runoff. Results of the municipal elections released Wednesday show veteran political [...]

Netanyahu Aide Steps Aside After Sexual Assault Allegations

JERUSALEM — A top aide to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said Thursday that he was taking a leave from his post after a New York State Senate candidate accused him of assault and a number of other women, relating similar [...]

Sara Netanyahu Indicted on Fraud Charges in Israel

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The wife of the prime minister is accused of falsifying records to conceal close to $ 100,000 in expenses, mostly to high-end chefs for private meals. Source: NYT > World
For Netanyahu, Vindication and New Risk After Trump’s Iran Decision
While cheering Mr. Trump’s decision, Israel could face some undesirable outcomes as a result of it. If Britain, Germany, France and perhaps Russia and China respond by backing up the nuclear deal and giving Iran added incentives to [...]
With Three Rapid Strokes, Netanyahu Advances Agenda Against Iran
In short order, Mr. Netanyahu had managed to exploit important political, military and intelligence advantages to advance his agenda on both the nuclear and conventional fronts, intensify the pressure on Iran, and free his hand under [...]
News Analysis: Netanyahu, Under Fire at Home, Seeks a Warm Embrace in U.S.
Doing so, after all, will remind anyone listening that it was Mr. Netanyahu, out of all the prime ministers in Israel’s seven-decade history, whose stewardship of the Israeli-American alliance reaped such a long-awaited diplomatic reward. “He [...]
Top Aide to Netanyahu Turns State Witness as Graft Cases Multiply
Advertisement JERUSALEM — One of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s closest and longest-serving aides appeared ready to incriminate him on Wednesday after agreeing overnight to become a government witness, the latest twist [...]