Benjamin Netanyahu

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    Netanyahu under precautionary COVID-19 quarantine

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 09:46pm on March 30, 2020

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his close aides have been placed under precautionary quarantine after a staffer within his office tested positive for COVID-19,...

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    Netanyahu, Gantz see ‘significant progress’ toward unity govt

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 09:55pm on March 29, 2020

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his erstwhile rival Benny Gantz on Sunday announced ‘significant progress’ in talks towards forming an emergency unity government amid...

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    Israel ex-army chief Gantz nominated to form government

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:52pm on March 16, 2020

    Israel’s ex-military chief Benny Gantz was nominated Monday to try to form a government but further talks were expected with his bitter rival, premier Benjamin...

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    Israeli PM calls for unity government to combat virus

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:47pm on March 13, 2020

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Thursday for the ‘immediate’ formation of a national unity government to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, a proposal main challenger...

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    Israel readies for more tricky coalition talks

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:20am on March 10, 2020

    Talks to form Israel’s next government will ramp up again this week, but an agreement to form a coalition may require a political miracle. Right-wing...

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    Netanyahu asks court for trial delay

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:17am on March 10, 2020

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked Monday for a 45-day delay in his corruption trial due to open March 17, saying prosecutors had not provided...

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    Indicted Netanyahu claims victory in Israel vote

    Agence-France-Presse  . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:24pm on March 03, 2020

    Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory on Tuesday in Israel’s general election, with exit polls putting the indicted premier in a strong position to form...

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    Israel seeks end to deadlock with third election in a year

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2020

    Israel held its third election in less than a year on Monday seeking to break a grinding political deadlock, with prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu chasing...

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    Israel’s moral culpability

    Alon Ben-Meir | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2020

    I HAVE long maintained that Israel’s occupation of the West Bank defies the moral principle behind the creation of the state. Contrary to prime minister...

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    Mideast deal an opportunity

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:42pm on January 30, 2020

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday hailed US president Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan as a new opportunity after flying to Moscow to...