Israel’s Supreme Court president accused the country’s right-wing justice minister on Wednesday of bringing “a gun to the table” in a dispute over a proposed reform that could make the court more conservative.
Shimon Peres, who died on Wednesday at the age of 93, never realized his vision of a new Middle East built upon a 1993 interim peace deal he helped shape with the Palestinians.
Benjamin Netanyahu doesn’t want details of his dirty laundry aired in public - and he is suing his own office and Israel’s attorney general to try to prevent it.
Israel’s military has nominated a new chief rabbi who seemed to imply in a past religious commentary that its soldiers are allowed to rape non-Jewish women in wartime.
A Palestinian fatally stabbed a 13-year-old girl inside her home in a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, before guards shot him dead, the military and hospital officials said.
Benjamin Netanyahu has turned to a 14-year-old Arab peace plan in trying to project a softer image internationally for a new governing coalition in Israel widely seen as more hardline towards Palestinian statehood.
Far-right Israeli opposition lawmaker Avigdor Lieberman has agreed with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on terms for joining the coalition government as its new defense minister, Lieberman’s spokesman said on Wednesday.
“He’s a magician, he’s a magician,” the partisan crowd chanted as a beaming Benjamin Netanyahu strode into his party headquarters a little over a year ago to declare a come-from-behind victory in Israel’s election.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched talks on Wednesday with far-right politician Avigdor Lieberman on recruiting him into Israel’s coalition government, where he wants to be named defense minister.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he threatened to send Israeli commandos into Cairo in 2011 to rescue a number of Israeli security staff besieged by demonstrators who had stormed the mission.