Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli judges deliberate on rules for removing sitting prime minister
The High Court of Justice is hearing a challenge to a law passed in March that makes it far harder for a head of government to be removed from office
September 28, 2023, 2:06 PM
Benjamin Netanyahu says original judicial reforms were a mistake
'Israel was, is, and will always be a robust democracy', Prime Minister says in chat with Elon Musk
September 19, 2023, 10:43 AM
Netanyahu speaks with Elon Musk about AI and anti-Semitism
Tech billionaire accused of amplifying anti-Semitism but Israel's Prime Minister was more keen to discuss AI and investment
September 18, 2023, 1:32 PM
Israel braces for constitutional crisis as key legal hearing begins
High Court is deliberating whether to strike down part of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's judicial reforms, which opponents say will put an end to democracy in the country
September 12, 2023, 4:19 PM
UK's James Cleverly lauds Israeli democracy in wake of fierce anti-government protests
Britain's Foreign Secretary will visit Palestine on Tuesday
September 12, 2023, 9:15 AM
Mass protests in Jerusalem as Israeli constitutional crisis looms
Thousands demonstrated the night before the country's top judges were to determine the legality of government's proposed judicial overhaul
September 12, 2023, 6:34 AM
Israelis protest ahead of top hearing on controversial judicial overhaul
The Supreme Court will meet over the reasonableness clause on Tuesday
September 10, 2023, 10:15 AM
Pro-government Israelis rally before crucial High Court hearing
About 10,000 demonstrators descended on the Knesset on Thursday night
September 07, 2023, 10:23 PM
Israeli politicians reject rumours of judicial overhaul compromise
A report from an Israeli broadcaster said the government and opposition had reached a deal on bitterly contested plans for judicial reform
September 05, 2023, 11:25 AM
Netanyahu vows to 'immediately' deport Eritrean asylum seekers after Tel Aviv clashes
Independence celebrations draw ire of Eritreans seeking new home in Middle East
September 02, 2023, 1:15 PM
Israel's Netanyahu bans ministers from 'secret' meetings after Libya debacle
Government criticised after foreign ministers' encounter was revealed
August 29, 2023, 4:10 PM
Netanyahu defends Israeli military chiefs after attacks by cabinet members
Army and air force chiefs criticised over protests by reservists against government's judicial reforms
August 16, 2023, 5:43 AM
Israel evacuates 200 people from northern Ethiopia
The operation was prompted by recent fighting in the Amhara region
August 11, 2023, 10:14 AM
Israel's Netanyahu vows to release funds for Arab towns
Despite Prime Minister's announcement, Finance Minister doubles down on fund freeze
August 09, 2023, 9:56 PM
Palestinian Americans welcome US-Israel visa waiver plan, but concerned about compliance
So far, about 2,500 Palestinian Americans have been able to transit to the West Bank through Israel during a trial period
August 09, 2023, 4:30 PM
Military readiness hurt by reservist protests, Israeli army admits
The volunteer-heavy force has become increasingly politicised as the government steams ahead with a controversial judicial overhaul
August 09, 2023, 11:34 AM
Israel freezes funding for Arab towns and Palestinian educational programmes
Opposition slam Bezalel Smotrich's decision to cut at least $85m in finance
August 08, 2023, 2:40 PM
Israel's anti-judicial overhaul protesters take on the settlers
Pro-Palestinian group took the fight to the heart of pro-settler government on Friday
August 08, 2023, 2:57 AM
Israeli opposition blasts 'liar' Netanyahu's promise to shelve judicial overhaul
Prime Minister tells Bloomberg controversial reforms on appointment of judges will still go ahead
August 07, 2023, 12:03 PM
Benjamin Netanyahu dismisses negative Moody's report on Israeli economy
Ratings agency warns of consequences from government's push for controversial legal overhaul
July 26, 2023, 8:41 AM