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Corruption Charges: Netanyahu pleads not guilty as trial resumes

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pleaded not guilty on Monday to corruption charges at the resumption of his trial.

Netanyahu removes joint photo with Trump from Twitter banner

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday changed his cover photo on Twitter, which was a joint picture with outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump.

Netanyahu to be the first Israeli to receive COVID vaccine – Report

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to be the first person in Israel to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a translation posted on the Israeli government website.

Netanyahu accepts crown prince invitation to travel to Bahrain

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he had accepted an invitation from Crown Prince Shaikh Salman bin Hamad al-Khalif  to travel to Bahrain, two months after the countries signed a normalisation agreement.

Israel to re-examine controversial submarine bought from Germany

Israel is going to review the process by which it purchased billions of euros worth of German submarines for its military – a transaction shrouded in controversy, an official said.

Netanyahu lawyer quits, 11 days before corruption trial

A lawyer, who was representing the Israeli prime minister resigned on Wednesday, 11 days before the second session of Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial.

Report: No Israel-U.S agreement on annexation of West Bank settlements

Israel Army Radio on Monday reported that with just two weeks left before July 1 deadline, Israel and the U.S. were yet to agree on the planned Israeli annexation of West Bank settlements.

COVID-19: Israeli PM, Netanyahu, to be quarantined after aide tests positive

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu will go into quarantine as one of his advisors was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, the prime minister’s office said on Monday.

Alleged Corruption: Netanyahu’s trial begins March 17

The first hearing of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial has been set for March 17, a spokeswoman for the Jerusalem District Court said on Tuesday.

Netanyahu vows not to evict Israeli settlements in West Bank

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged not to evict any Israeli settlement. Netanyahu made the pledge on Wednesday when he visited a West Bank...

Netanyahu to visit Chad for resumption of diplomatic ties

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Chad on January 20, where he is expected to announce the resumption of diplomatic ties with...

Iran’s nuclear: Netanyahu, Pompeo to meet Monday

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Brussels later on Monday, the prime minister’s office...

Netanyahu praises Trump’s ‘tough stand’ against Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday praised President Donald Trump's "tough stand" against Iran after the US leader issued a stark warning to...

Netanyahu defends controversial deal on Polish Holocaust law

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday defended a controversial deal on a Polish Holocaust law, but hinted he could take further action after...

Prosecutor charges Netanyahu’s wife with fraud

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara was charged on Thursday with fraud and breach of trust after a long police probe into allegations she falsified household expenses, the justice ministry said.

Netanyahu heads to Europe seeking about-face on Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarks Monday on a three-day European tour in Germany set to be dominated by strategic differences on Iran, as...

EU’s Mogherini condemns ‘all attacks on Jews everywhere’

The EU's diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini on Monday condemned "all attacks on Jews everywhere in the world" as she met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

US will ‘know how to face’ anti-Semitism: Israel president

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin expressed shock Wednesday over anti-Semitism at a recent US white supremacist rally, but said American leaders would succeed in dealing...

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