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# netanyahu - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israel's leader after 12 years
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Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israel's leader after 12 years

Updated Jun 13th 2021, 7:08 PM 41,510 Views 63 Comments

Naftali Bennett, head of a small ultranationalist party, will take over as premier but will have to maintain an unwieldy coalition of eight parties.

# netanyahu - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government
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# Israel

Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government

Sep 19th 2019, 8:58 AM 8,118 Views 45 Comments

Netanyahu said he preferred to form a right-wing coalition but the results showed that would not be possible.

# netanyahu - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election
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# Friends In Right Places

'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election

Updated Sep 17th 2019, 12:37 PM 11,735 Views 48 Comments

It’s the first time in Israeli history that two elections will be held in one year.

# netanyahu - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government
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# Israel

Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government

May 30th 2019, 7:19 AM 6,873 Views 9 Comments

Parliament voted 74-45 in favour of dissolving itself and setting elections for 17 September.

# netanyahu - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Eight dead in violence after Israeli security at Jerusalem holy site sparks anger
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# Simmering Tensions

Eight dead in violence after Israeli security at Jerusalem holy site sparks anger

Jul 23rd 2017, 1:12 PM 12,251 Views 135 Comments

The site is in east Jerusalem, annexed by Israel after the 1967 Six-Day War.

# netanyahu - Monday 2 January, 2017

Police arrive at Netanyahu's home to question him in corruption investigation
# Israel
# Israel

Police arrive at Netanyahu's home to question him in corruption investigation

Jan 2nd 2017, 7:45 PM 13,301 Views 73 Comments

Ahead of their arrival, the Israeli prime minister denied any wrongdoing and told his political opponents to put any “celebrations” on hold.

# netanyahu - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Israelis have toppled a huge golden statue of Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv
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# Golden Calf

Israelis have toppled a huge golden statue of Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv

Dec 7th 2016, 9:46 AM 20,428 Views 84 Comments

Locals queued for selfies with the work, erected as a dig at some Israelis’ idolatry of ‘King Bibi’.

# netanyahu - Friday 25 November, 2016

Israel warns of 'arson terror' link to bushfires, as 60,000 flee northern city of Haifa
# Exodus
# Exodus

Israel warns of 'arson terror' link to bushfires, as 60,000 flee northern city of Haifa

Nov 25th 2016, 9:16 AM 8,962 Views 151 Comments

Ministers have pointed a finger at the country’s Arab minority, sparking uproar.

# netanyahu - Monday 23 March, 2015

Israeli PM apologises for saying Arabs 'voting in droves'
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# Post Election

Israeli PM apologises for saying Arabs 'voting in droves'

Mar 23rd 2015, 9:31 PM 10,846 Views 63 Comments

“The rule of the rightwing is in danger,” Netanyahu warned, in a last minute pre-election video to supporters.

# netanyahu - Monday 24 November, 2014

Israel approves law to become national homeland of the Jewish people
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# Netanyahu

Israel approves law to become national homeland of the Jewish people

Nov 24th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,771 Views 116 Comments

The new legislation also allows the state to strip Arabs of their residency and welfare rights if they or their relatives take part in unrest.

# netanyahu - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Israel approves 296 West Bank settler homes
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# West Bank

Israel approves 296 West Bank settler homes

May 9th 2013, 8:36 AM 5,871 Views 192 Comments

The announcement comes just two days after Benjamin Netanyahu ordered a freeze on tenders for new settler homes in a bid to give a chance to US-led efforts to revive peace talks.

# netanyahu - Monday 6 May, 2013

Israeli PM visits China after Syria strikes
# Middle East
# Middle East

Israeli PM visits China after Syria strikes

May 6th 2013, 9:57 AM 4,668 Views 103 Comments

Benjamin Netanyahu’s signalling of a return to “business as usual” may indicate that Israel does not expect an immediate retaliation for this weekend’s airstrikes.

# netanyahu - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Big win for centrists in poll upset, but Netanyahu still likely to lead Israel
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# Israel

Big win for centrists in poll upset, but Netanyahu still likely to lead Israel

Jan 23rd 2013, 10:38 AM 2,751 Views 56 Comments

The 120-seat Israeli parliament, the Knesset, is now evenly divided between right wing and centre-left parties but Netanyahu is expected to negotiate a coalition and third term as prime minister.

# netanyahu - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Israel ready to 'significantly expand' Gaza operation
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# Tensions

Israel ready to 'significantly expand' Gaza operation

Nov 18th 2012, 10:55 AM 5,563 Views 163 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said this morning that Israel is “extracting a heavy price from Hamas and the terror organisations”.

# netanyahu - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Israel and US differ on Iranian nuclear question
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# Nuclear

Israel and US differ on Iranian nuclear question

Mar 6th 2012, 10:37 AM 1,143 Views 42 Comments

Obama is pushing for more dialogue with Iran over its controversial nuclear programme, while Netanyahu has reiterated Israel’s right to defend itself – by pre-emtive strike if necessary.

# netanyahu - Monday 5 March, 2012

Obama and Netanyahu to discuss Iran at talks today
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# USA

Obama and Netanyahu to discuss Iran at talks today

Mar 5th 2012, 12:18 PM 1,812 Views 53 Comments

Yesterday, Obama warned that “loose talk of war” only plays into Iran’s hands. The leaders will hold a private meeting at the White House today.

# netanyahu - Sunday 10 April, 2011

Hamas makes rare appeal to Israel to halt fighting
Live Apr 10th 2011, 2:47 PM

Hamas makes rare appeal to Israel to halt fighting