Qatar slams Netanyahu over asking Doha to pressure Hamas

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 - 06:03 GMT

Qatari Foreign Ministry Spokesman Majed Al Ansari said on his X platform that the Israeli Prime Minister's recent statements in which Netanyahu called on Qatar to pressure Hamas to release the Israeli captives are nothing but a new attempt to prolong the war for “reasons that have become clear to everyone.”

Israel’s premier mourns Mubarak’s death

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 08:38 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu mourned the death of the former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak who passed away at the age of 91 in a Cairo hospital.

Netanyahu formally resigns from ministerial posts over criminal charges

Thu, 02 Jan 2020 - 09:09 GMT

Netanyahu has held the health, welfare, agriculture, and diaspora affairs portfolios.

Trump signs decree recognizing Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

Mon, 25 Mar 2019 - 04:55 GMT

The move appeared to give Netanyahu a boost ahead of the closely contested April 9 Israeli elections.

Netanyahu's main election rival sidesteps Palestinian statehood

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 - 06:00 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's strongest election rival, former army general Benny Gantz, said he would seek peace with the Palestinians.

Israel's navy could act against Iranian oil smuggling - Netanyahu

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 07:11 GMT

Israel's navy could take action against Iranian oil smuggling, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday.

Israel's Netanyahu to eject foreign observers in flashpoint Hebron

Mon, 28 Jan 2019 - 10:30 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he would eject a foreign force set up to help safeguard Palestinians.

Brazil moving its embassy to Jerusalem matter of 'when, not if' -Netanyahu

Mon, 31 Dec 2018 - 05:30 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu said that Brazil's President Bolsonaro told him that it was a matter of "when, not if" he moves his country's embassy to Jerusalem.

Israel to escalate fight against Iran in Syria after U.S. exit

Thu, 20 Dec 2018 - 11:20 GMT

Israel will escalate its fight against Iranian-aligned forces in Syria after the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country.

Israel says will study US pullout from Syria, ensure its own security

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 - 05:18 GMT

Netanyahu in statement said he had spoken over the past two days with the U.S. president and secretary of state.

Netanyahu urges coalition partners not to bring down government

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged his coalition partners on Sunday not to bring down the government.

Sisi discusses peace solutions in Palestine with Netanyahu

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 - 03:44 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received on Sept. 26 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his residence in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session.

Netanyahu and Bolton talks focus on Iran nuclear programme

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 05:00 GMT

White House national security adviser John Bolton arrived in Israel on the first leg of an overseas trip, and met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israel lets food, commercial goods back into Gaza as Egypt seeks truce

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 12:30 GMT

Israel allowed commercial goods back into the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, in a sign of easing tensions as neighbouring Egypt pursued a long-term ceasefire.

Israel's Arab minority rallies against new nation-state law

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 - 12:10 GMT

Thousand of protesters rallied in Tel Aviv on Saturday against Israel's new law declaring it the nation-state of the Jewish people.

Netanyahu tells Europe to get tougher on Iran after France bomb plot

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 - 02:10 GMT

Netanyahu called on Europe to take a harsher stance against Iran.

Netanyahu warns Assad on Iranian presence in Syria

Fri, 08 Jun 2018 - 01:50 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was "no longer immune" from retaliation.

Pushing to bury Iran deal, Israel insists nobody wants war with Tehran

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 12:40 GMT

Israel said on Tuesday it does not seek war with Iran, a day after presenting purported evidence of past Iranian nuclear arms work.

Britain has never been naive about Iran's nuclear programme -spokesman

Tue, 01 May 2018 - 06:00 GMT

Britain has never been naive about Iran's nuclear programme, and inspections by the IAEA are vital to ensure it is used for peaceful means, a UK spokesman said.

Putin and Netanyahu speak by phone on Syria

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 - 08:02 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday and urged him to do nothing to destabilise Syria.