Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu

The base of Netanyahu's doctrine

How did a tiny, resource-less, and encompassed country find itself among the world's most influential countries?Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2020, 1:44 AM

The battle of Netanyahu's life, or a hopeless trial?

With masks and social distancing, the Prime Minister experiences his first day as his trial opens. Will he beat it?Israel News Talk Radio, 5/25/2020, 11:50 PM

Netanyahu: 'Historic opportunity to apply sovereignty'

PM Netanyahu opens first Likud faction meeting since inauguration of government: 'Must prepare for second wave of coronavirus.'Mordechai Sones, 5/25/2020, 3:56 PM

New Netanyahu government - can we expect anything different?

Will anything change, or will his new left-wing partner Benny Gantz pull him over to the left?Israel News Talk Radio, 5/20/2020, 3:38 AM

'Netanyahu's a pathological coward; he won't annex territories'

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Netanyahu trial and government: 'Coalition built on fraud and mistrust, therefore cannot stand.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2020, 5:58 PM

Prosecutor's Office: Netanyahu must be present to open his trial

Prosecutor responds to PM defense attorney: 'Assumption in criminal proceeding is defendant be present during course of trial in his case.'Mordechai Sones, 5/19/2020, 3:33 PM

MK Evgeny Sova: 'Current government has no connection to Right'

MK Evgeny Sova of Yisrael Beyteinu talks to Arutz Sheva about Gantz behavior towards party and fear of a Netanyahu-led disengagement.Hezki Baruch, 5/18/2020, 10:50 PM

Shimon Riklin: Netanyahu throws religious Zionism to the winds

Commentator Shimon Ricklin, formerly considered Netanyahu associate, posts sharp tweet against PM on Twitter, but later deletes it.Mordechai Sones, 5/12/2020, 9:12 PM

Government formation bill passed into law

Later today, signatures of more than 61 Knesset members will be submitted to President, who will ask Netanyahu to form government.Mordechai Sones, 5/7/2020, 11:12 AM

Yesha Council suggests Yamina be included in government

Yesha Council urgently calls on PM and Bennett: 'We see great importance in your joint meeting with next government to maintain settlement.'Mordechai Sones, 4/21/2020, 9:35 PM

'The survivors are right: we can never understand'

PM Binyamin Netanyahu on Holocaust Memorial Day 2020; this year, survivor testimonials to be streamed online in pre-recorded ceremony.i24NEWS, 4/20/2020, 10:57 PM

Right bloc principles to be maintained in unity government

PM speaks to Right bloc party leaders saying he will continue to uphold principles that led bloc in previous government also in current one.Mordechai Sones, 4/20/2020, 10:26 PM

Left angry: 'Corrupt dirty-deal'

Left-wing parties parties respond to unity government; MK Odeh: Gantz has legitimized annexation, racism, and corruption.'Mordechai Sones, 4/20/2020, 8:25 PM

Poll gives 40 seats to Likud, 8 to Yamina

Right-leaning bloc leaps to 64 seats, while Labor Party does not pass electoral threshold. Yamina strengthens by two seats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2020, 10:00 PM

Hendel and Hauser to PM: 'Sign unity - get our support'

Knesset Members send message to PM that if he leads unity government, they will support him in legal issues led by Blue and White.Mordechai Sones, 4/13/2020, 7:10 PM

Establish Right-haredi government with Yoaz Hendel and Tzvi Hauser

National camp concerned about unity government, warn without control of Defense and Justice Ministries, 'there will be many more Amonas.'Mordechai Sones, 4/13/2020, 3:24 PM

Rabin's grandson backtracks on Netanyahu death wish

Yonatan Ben Artzi retracts social media wish that Prime Minister contract coronavirus: 'I don't wish coronavirus on anyone, also Netanyahu.'Mordechai Sones, 4/7/2020, 9:08 PM

Rabin's grandson wishes coronavirus on Netanyahu

Yonatan Ben Artzi causes uproar posting tweet against PM: 'Those who use coronavirus for politics deserve coronavirus.'Mordechai Sones, 4/7/2020, 6:54 PM

Netanyahu's capitulation: Right-leaning organizations attack

'Unruly judicial activism in our country jeopardizes Israeli democracy, and this danger must be stopped,' says Im Tirtzu Chair Matan Peleg.Mordechai Sones, 4/7/2020, 5:25 PM

'Sovereignty in coming months'

PM speaks with Judea/Samaria Council heads, says he will not give up opportunity to apply sovereignty in Judea and Samaria, Jordan Valley.Mordechai Sones, 4/6/2020, 8:17 PM

Progress in coalition talks

Night negotiation meeting continues until 2am, talks expected to resume this morning. However, unclear when new government can be sworn in.Mordechai Sones, 4/2/2020, 9:28 AM

Yamina open letter to Netanyahu demands clarifications

Six Yamina members send letter to Prime Minister, saying he 'sold all the Right's important values,' demand clarification. The full letter:Mordechai Sones, 3/30/2020, 5:10 PM

Survey shows satisfaction with coronavirus crisis management

61% of respondents express satisfaction with Health Ministry Director performance; 57% satisfied with Prime Minister's conduct.Mordechai Sones, 3/24/2020, 9:34 PM

State Comptroller: 'Health system unprepared for epidemic'

In event of pandemic, 150,000 hospital admissions expected, another 25,000 in intensive care, another 12,500 to require ventilation.Mordechai Sones, 3/23/2020, 6:05 PM

Police stop protest convoy

Convoy of about 100 cars with Israeli and black flags makes way to Jerusalem in protest of 'attempts to destroy Israeli democracy.'Mordechai Sones, 3/19/2020, 12:07 PM

Netanyahu: 'Moving to work in limited format'

PM Netanyahu announces new restrictions in struggle to prevent coronavirus spread in Israel.Mordechai Sones, 3/16/2020, 9:24 PM

Global isolation decision came at request of United States

Decision to isolate Israelis from abroad takes effect immediately, decision to isolate foreigners entering Israel takes effect in 72 hours.Mordechai Sones, 3/9/2020, 9:24 PM

'Three Chiefs of Staff selling Israel to its enemies'

Transport Minister blasts Blue and White intent to form government with Joint Arab List: 'Their hatred of Netanyahu has driven them insane.'Mordechai Sones, 3/6/2020, 1:48 PM

PM to Right leaders: We'll establish strong national government

Leaders of Right-leaning parties expected to meet with Netanyahu tomorrow, announce will advise President to task government on Netanyahu.Mordechai Sones, 3/2/2020, 10:54 PM

Netanyahu posts and distributes doctored video of Benny Gantz

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu posts video depicting Gantz telling voters: 'Don't put Blue and White at polling stations.'Mordechai Sones, 3/2/2020, 6:34 PM

Netanyahu calls all bloc party leaders except Yamina

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu makes afternoon call to all Right-leaning parties except for Yamina.Mordechai Sones, 3/2/2020, 5:02 PM

Netanyahu: Democratic president can’t stop Trump plan

PM Netanyahu explains his agenda in interview with Gil Hoffman and admits: I'm sorry I couldn't bring Pollard to Israel.The Land Of Israel Network, 2/26/2020, 1:43 AM

Poll: Likud leads as Blue and White weakens

Data shows Likud remaining stable with 33 seats, Blue and White dropping to 32. Yamina wins 8 seats. Blocs tie.Mordechai Sones, 2/24/2020, 10:13 PM

'If the quiet doesn't return, you're next in line'

PM threatens Gaza leaders in response to continued rocket fire and escalation on Gaza border. 'We'll continue to strike until quiet returns'Mordechai Sones, 2/24/2020, 7:28 PM

Netanyahu 'favors Palestinian state provided it's demilitarized'

'In the state we're talking about, we control every meter in terms of security, airspace, entrances, and exits,' Netanyahu explains.Mordechai Sones, 2/24/2020, 6:23 PM

Settlement leaders: 'Netanyahu seems trying to steal credit'

Senior settlement officials refer to PM announcement to connect certain communities to water and electricity: 'Empty promises'.Mordechai Sones, 2/24/2020, 4:04 PM

5,200 housing units for Jerusalem suburbs

PM together with Jerusalem Mayor and Minister Yariv Levin announce construction of 3,000 housing Units in Givat Hamatos, 2,200 in Har Homa.Mordechai Sones, 2/20/2020, 2:36 PM

Netanyahu challenges Gantz to series of televised debates

Netanyahu challenges Blue and White opponent to series of debates 'like in the US; on politics, security, and economics'.Mordechai Sones, 2/18/2020, 10:41 PM

Watch: The Prime Minister and the lighting technician

During a livestream from Prime Minister Netanyahu's vehicle, the lighting stopped working. This is what happened.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/18/2020, 2:43 PM

New details emerge on Netanyahu summit with Sudan ruler

Key man in arranging meeting was actually private Israeli lawyer sent by Netanyahu advisors to Khartoum month-and-a-half ago.Mordechai Sones, 2/11/2020, 10:40 PM

Netanyahu: 'This is a low point in history of State of Israel'

PM: 'Gantz has no government without Ahmad Tibi, and Ahmed Tibi will do whatever Abbas tells him.'Mordechai Sones, 2/11/2020, 10:16 PM

Trump plan rejected by Mideast countries; Kushner slams PA

It did not appear throughout the process that Kushner realized that this concept was a non-starter. OpinionCommunicated Content, 2/10/2020, 8:53 PM

Watch: Bibi meets Baby Bibi

Prime Minister visits Mevo'ot Yericho where he meets baby Bibi, named after him: 'We've got the same hair.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2020, 7:13 PM

Netanyahu attempting to erase Yamina

Prime Minister, realizing he will not win majority in elections, attempts to improve position in future negotiations on unity government.Mordechai Sones, 2/10/2020, 5:23 PM

Sharp message to Netanyahu: 'We'll be demonstrating against you on the streets'

Samaria Council head Yossi Dagan announces to PM he will lead demonstrations by national camp against him if sovereignty not declared.Mordechai Sones, 2/3/2020, 10:30 PM

'Sovereignty –Yes! A Palestinian State- Never!'

Sovereignty Movement embarks on campaign calling on government ministers to vote unilaterally for sovereignty, against Palestinian state.Mordechai Sones, 2/3/2020, 5:29 PM

Judea/Samaria mayors explain opposition to US Mideast initiative

Yesha Council responds to Ariel Council head resignation.Mordechai Sones, 2/3/2020, 4:27 PM

Naama Issachar boards PM's plane

Journalists moved to tears: 'It feels like we're bringing back the hostages from Entebbe.'Yoni Kempinski, Moscow, 1/30/2020, 1:02 PM

Netanyahu thanks Putin for 'Naama's quick pardon'

Prime Minister meets Russian President who signed Naama Issachar's pardon request, expected to return with Netanyahu on his plane to Israel.Yoni Kempinski, Moscow, 1/30/2020, 11:22 AM

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump meet in Washington

President of the United States presents the Prime Minister with details related to Deal of the Century.Yoni Kempinski, Washington, 1/27/2020, 6:22 PM

Sovereignty Movement calls Jordan Valley proposal 'momentous opportunity not to be wasted'

Movement urges Prime Minister: Emphasize that Jordan Valley is preliminary step leading to sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.Mordechai Sones, 1/21/2020, 4:41 PM

Kremlin: Putin to discuss Naama Issachar case with Netanyahu

'This issue likely to come up during Putin's close contacts with Netanyahu,' Kremlin Spokesman notes, declining to provide details.Mordechai Sones, 1/20/2020, 3:56 PM

PM Netanyahu expects Ben Gvir to step down

Netanyahu praises 'leadership' by Rabbi Rafi Peretz 'who acted to minimize Bennett's damage to Right bloc.'Mordechai Sones, 1/16/2020, 2:24 PM

Prime Minister pens letter to Naama Issachar: 'Investing relentless efforts for release'

Naama, imprisoned in Russia, receives letter from Prime Minister; says it greatly strengthens her and gives hope.Mordechai Sones, 1/13/2020, 5:40 PM

Netanyahu 'supports all US steps'

Prior to departure for Athens, Netanyahu addresses expected summit as well as attack on US embassy in Baghdad and steps US expected to take.Mordechai Sones, 1/2/2020, 11:24 AM

Who will Netanyahu appoint as ministers?

Prime minister will have to appoint ministers to Agriculture, Welfare and Diaspora ministries by tomorrow evening.Mordechai Sones, 12/31/2019, 10:46 PM

'The Court will not fall into trap against people's will'

PM prepares for Supreme Court hearing on petition seeking to prevent him from forming next government due to indictments against him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2019, 9:49 PM