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9th Prime Minister of Israel

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Benjamin Netanyahu: 9th Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu is an Israeli politician serving as Prime Minister of Israel since 2009, and previously from 1996 to 1999. Netanyahu is also the Chairman of the Likud – National Liberal Movement. He is the longest-serving Prime Minister in Israeli history and the first to be born in Israel after the establishment of the state.

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Israel set to annex one-third of occupied West Bank [Video]

Israel set to annex one-third of occupied West Bank

As the July 1 start date set by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approaches, a workable plan remains unclear.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:57Published
Israel drives new ring road through East Jerusalem [Video]

Israel drives new ring road through East Jerusalem

A new Israeli ring road is being built that will go through East Jerusalem and link settlement blocks. Palestinian and Israeli critics say it is part of a long-term strategy to consolidate Israel's..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:16Published
Israel: Jewish-Arab protest against plans to annex parts of West Bank [Video]

Israel: Jewish-Arab protest against plans to annex parts of West Bank

The protest in Tel Aviv came weeks before the Israeli government is expected to push forward on annexation as PM Benjamin Netanyahu has promised to do.View on euronews

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Benjamin Netanyahu accuses police and prosecutors of conspiring to 'depose' him at corruption trial [Video]

Benjamin Netanyahu accuses police and prosecutors of conspiring to 'depose' him at corruption trial

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday launched a tirade against the nation's justice system as his long-awaited corruption trial got underway, accusing police and prosecutors of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:12Published
Netanyahu: Corruption trial an attempt to 'depose a strong PM' [Video]

Netanyahu: Corruption trial an attempt to 'depose a strong PM'

Netanyahu becomes first serving Israeli PM to face criminal charges as he goes on trial over corruption allegations.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published
Israel's Netanyahu says he's been framed [Video]

Israel's Netanyahu says he's been framed

At the start of his corruption trial, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will "stand tall". David Doyle reports.

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Israel's PM Netanyahu, unbeaten in elections, goes on trial [Video]

Israel's PM Netanyahu, unbeaten in elections, goes on trial

Netanyahu is charged with fraud, breach of trust, and accepting bribes in a series of cases expected to last years.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:10Published
Why is Israel's Netanyahu facing trial? [Video]

Why is Israel's Netanyahu facing trial?

A week after being sworn into office for a fifth term, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will go on trial on May 24, charged with corruption. Francesca Lynagh reports.

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Israel swears in new gov't as Netanyahu pledges annexation push [Video]

Israel swears in new gov't as Netanyahu pledges annexation push

Parliament swears in government led by Benjamin Netanyahu and former rival, ending months of political uncertainty.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:17Published
After three elections, Israel gets its government [Video]

After three elections, Israel gets its government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented his new unity government to parliament on Sunday, ending more than a year of political deadlock but still facing a trial starting in a week for..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:19Published
Wearing U.S.-flag face mask, Pompeo visits Israel [Video]

Wearing U.S.-flag face mask, Pompeo visits Israel

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised Israel on Wednesday for sharing information during global efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic and took another swipe at China over what he said was..

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US-Israel talks: Mike Pompeo to meet Netanyahu and Gantz [Video]

US-Israel talks: Mike Pompeo to meet Netanyahu and Gantz

The US-Israeli annexation mapping team is due to finish its work by the end of June.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:44Published

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Israel's Netanyahu mulls two-phase West Bank annexation, newspaper says

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is weighing a limited initial annexation in the occupied West Bank, hoping to quell international opposition to his pledge of wide territorial moves, an Israeli..
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Israeli minister says still no consensus with U.S. on West Bank annexations

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has yet to bridge gaps with the United States and his main coalition partner over his pledged annexation of parts of the West Bank, a cabinet minister said on..
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Palestinian autistic man's killing a 'tragedy' says Israeli PM

It was Benjamin Netanyahu's first public remarks about the incident, which has inflamed tensions.
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Condolences from Netanyahu, a week after police kill autistic Palestinian

More than a week after Israeli police shot dead an unarmed and autistic Palestinian in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called the killing a tragedy and offered his condolences to..
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Israelis protest Netanyahu's annexation plan

Thousands of Israelis demonstrated on Saturday against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to extend sovereignty over parts of the occupied West Bank, de-facto annexation of land that the..
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Some Israeli settlers hit out at Trump-backed annexation plan

Israel's intention to annex parts of the occupied West Bank is being challenged by Jewish settlers who might have been expected to cheer the plan promoted by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu under a..
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Worker in Netanyahu's office diagnosed with COVID-19

An employee in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said on Monday, without saying whether the 70-year-old leader had been exposed.
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Israel's Netanyahu says he won't miss West Bank annexation opportunity

Israel will not miss a "historic opportunity" to extend its sovereignty to parts of the West Bank, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday, calling the move one of his new government's top..
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Defiant Netanyahu goes on trial in Israel charged with corruption

Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday became the first serving Israeli prime minister to go on trial, proclaiming his innocence in the corridor before walking into court to face charges of bribery, fraud and..
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Netanyahu says he has been framed as corruption trial starts

Benjamin Netanyahu professed his innocence at the start of his corruption trial on Sunday, saying he was being framed in the first criminal prosecution of a serving Israeli prime minister.
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Israel's Netanyahu, saying he's 'standing tall', goes on trial on corruption charges

Benjamin Netanyahu professed his innocence at the start of his corruption trial on Sunday, saying he was being framed but "standing tall" in the first criminal prosecution of a serving Israeli prime..
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Netanyahu arrives at court for corruption trial, says case aimed at 'toppling me, in any way possible'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived on Sunday at the Jerusalem court for the start of his corruption trial and said his opponents were aiming to oust him.
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Israel's Netanyahu goes on trial for corruption

The corruption trial of Benjamin Netanyahu opens on Sunday in a Jerusalem court, where he will become the first serving Israeli prime minister to face criminal prosecution, in a case he calls a..
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Explainer: Israeli PM Netanyahu's corruption trial

A week after being sworn into office for a fifth term, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu goes on trial on Sunday, charged with corruption.
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Israeli court tells Netanyahu he must appear at start of trial

An Israeli court rejected on Wednesday a request by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be absent from the opening of his corruption trial next week, saying he must abide by the practice of hearing..
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Netanyahu's new Israeli government approved, eyes West Bank annexations

Israel's parliament approved on Sunday Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new unity government, ending more than a year of political deadlock, but he still faces a trial starting next week for alleged..
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Israel's unity government to be sworn in after long political crisis

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz agree to share power amid virus crisis.
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Israel's Netanyahu presents new unity government to parliament

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented his new unity government to parliament on Sunday, ending more than a year of political deadlock but still facing a trial starting in a week for..
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Israeli children can go back to school from Sunday: Netanyahu

Israel's children can go back to school and nurseries full-time, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, as the country presses on with easing its coronavirus curbs.
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Cabinet post disputes delay Israeli government inauguration

The planned inauguration on Thursday of an Israeli unity government headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been postponed until Sunday, in last-minute wrangling over cabinet appointments, an..
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Israel West Bank annexation looms as unity government sworn in

Benjamin Netanyahu returns as prime minister, days before he is due to go on trial.
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In Israel, Pompeo discusses West Bank and coronavirus with Netanyahu

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke on Wednesday of the complexities of Israel's planned de facto annexation of the occupied West Bank, saying after talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu..
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Israel's Netanyahu gets another chance to form government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday won another chance to form a coalition government despite his upcoming trial on corruption charges, bringing him closer to a fifth term after more..
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Israeli parliament nominates Netanyahu to form new government

The Israeli parliament formally nominated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to form a new coalition government despite his upcoming trial on corruption charges, bringing him closer to a..
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Israel's Supreme Court clears Netanyahu to form government despite corruption charges

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's indictment on corruption charges does not disqualify him from forming a government, Israel's top court said on Wednesday, paving the way for the veteran leader to..
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Israel, easing restrictions, seeks new 'coronavirus normal'

Israel on Monday eased many restrictions on the public put in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu citing the country's success in containing the virus so..
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Netanyahu fate at stake as coalition deal challenged in top court

Israel's top court on Monday heard challenges to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's bid to secure a governing coalition, with opposition figures arguing a deal on a new unity administration would..
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Israel's Supreme Court discusses Netanyahu's fate as prime minister

Israel's Supreme Court began a two-day hearing on Sunday to determine whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has been indicted for corruption, will be allowed to form a new government.
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Israel to reopen some schools on Sunday if coronavirus curve allows

Israel will begin a staggered reopening of schools next week if the latest health data does not warn of heightened coronavirus risk, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said on Monday.
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Netanyahu "confident" U.S. will allow West Bank annexation in two months

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced confidence on Sunday that Washington would give Israel the nod within two months to move ahead with de facto annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank.
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Israel coalition deal a victory for Netanyahu forged in isolation

Israel's PM has turned his chief challenger, Benny Gantz, into his chief deputy, writes Tom Bateman.
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Explainer: Netanyahu hangs on in unity government in deal after inconclusive Israeli elections

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival Benny Gantz have signed an agreement for a unity government under which they will take turns leading Israel after three elections that neither won.
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Netanyahu and rival Gantz clinch Israel power-sharing deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his centrist election rival Benny Gantz signed a deal on Monday to form a national emergency government, ending a year of unprecedented political deadlock.
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Israel's Netanyahu, Gantz to form emergency government: TV report

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his centrist election rival Benny Gantz have reached an agreement to form a coalition government that would end a year of political deadlock, Israel's..
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Anti-Netanyahu rally draws thousands under coronavirus curbs

Wearing face masks, waving black flags and keeping two yards apart, thousands of Israelis demonstrated against prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu under strict coronavirus restrictions on Sunday.
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