Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu has ministers race against the clock

Ministers will be strictly limited to three minutes of talking time during Cabinet meetings thanks to Prime Minister's handy new stopwatch.Cynthia Blank, 11/8/2015, 2:40 PM

Labor MK admits party has lost its relevance

'We're barely on the playing field,' Mickey Rosenthal asserts, amid renewed speculation Herzog is angling to join Netanyahu's government.Cynthia Blank, 11/8/2015, 11:31 AM

PM: Meeting with Obama is 'important' for Israel's future

Netanyahu eulogizes Israel's fifth president and discusses upcoming meeting with US president at Cabinet meeting on Sunday.Hezki Baruch, 11/8/2015, 10:50 AM

Netanyahu, Obama look to move past personal tensions

Despite testy personal ties, Obama and Netanyahu attempt to turn page with businesslike meeting on Israel's defense aid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2015, 7:36 AM

New Hasbara chief under fire for anti-Rivlin comments

Dr. Ran Baratz, dismisses controversial comments against President Reuven Rivlin on Facebook as 'satire.'Orly Harari, 11/5/2015, 9:02 AM

Netanyahu named one of world's most powerful people

Prime Minister Netanyahu jumps up five spots to land as world's 21st most powerful person in 2015, according to Forbes.Cynthia Blank, 11/4/2015, 10:11 PM

PM: Gas deal will bring 'energy independence' to Israel

Netanyahu touts multibillion gas deal in Cabinet meeting: 'natural gas will be number one growth engine in Israel in coming years.'Cynthia Blank, 11/1/2015, 1:55 PM

Deri resigns, paving way for contested gas deal

With Aryeh Deri's official resignation, Economy Ministry - and greenlight for Noble Energy deal - transfers to Prime Minister Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2015, 12:18 PM

Justice Minister rebuffs PM's idea of special security court

Ayelet Shaked 'thinks there is no value' in establishing court dedicated to terrorism, officials in Justice Ministry say.Cynthia Blank, 10/29/2015, 1:20 PM

Israel shoots down New Zealand resolution for peace talks

Wellington's envoy to Israel told in no uncertain terms to back off from initiative to impose negotiations on Israel and Palestinians.Cynthia Blank, 10/29/2015, 12:42 PM

Netanyahu weighs implementing special security court

Security tribunal would likely deal with terrorist home demolitions, administrative detention and citizenship revocation.Hezki Baruch, 10/29/2015, 9:44 AM

Joint List chair: Netanyahu 'Israel's chief agitator'

Ayman Odeh attacks Prime Minister for 'distortion' and 'incitement'; blames 'settlers' for violating status quo on Temple Mount.Cynthia Blank, 10/25/2015, 2:59 PM

Germany Assures Netanyahu: We're Responsible for Holocaust

Following political frenzy over Netanyahu's Hitler remarks, Germany takes responsibility for murder of six million Jews.Cynthia Blank, 10/21/2015, 5:19 PM

Press Attempts to Shame PM over Binoculars

Anti-Netanyahu outlet features Netanyahu misusing binoculars, but video is in his favor.Gil Ronen, 10/21/2015, 9:04 AM

Joint List Head: PM Invented 'Blood Libel' Against Arabs

In letter to Attorney General, Ayman Odeh demands Prime Minister be prosecuted for defamation and incitement against Arabs.Hezki Baruch, 10/13/2015, 5:07 PM

Netanyahu Clarifies: Temple Mount Ban Includes Arab MKs

Prime Minister zigzags on Temple Mount, deciding Thursday to also ban Arab MKs from the holy site.Nitsan Keidar, 10/8/2015, 10:12 AM

Netanyahu Folds to US on Judea-Samaria Building Freeze

Netanyahu defers after White House once again threatens not to back Israel in UN if further construction approved in Judea-Samaria.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 10/6/2015, 9:44 PM

Moving: Netanyahu Embraces Jerusalem Stabbing Victim

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu visited the victims of two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem-area hospitals.Cynthia Blank, 10/5/2015, 10:01 PM

Likud MK: No Difference Between Judea-Samaria and Tel Aviv

MK Nava Boker tells Samaria mayor that building in region must be carried out 'uniformly and continuously' regardless of terror.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 10/4/2015, 2:54 PM

Netanyahu Vows 'Harsh Response' to Terror

Upon landing in Israel, Prime Minister will convene emergency security meeting at Kirya military compound in Tel Aviv.Cynthia Blank, 10/4/2015, 9:01 AM

Netanyahu's Aides Wallop Bennett for 'Irresponsibility'

'You can't be in cabinet and opposition at same time,' Prime Minister's aide says in response to Jewish Home critiques over security.Cynthia Blank, 10/4/2015, 8:26 AM

Liberman: Netanyahu 'All Talk, and No Action'

Prime Minister is a gifted orator, Liberman admits, before slamming his 'inability' to make decisions.Hezki Baruch, 10/1/2015, 1:02 PM

Livni Blasts Netanyahu: There is Another Way

Former foreign minister attacks Netanyahu on his way to UN in New York: Israel needs political process to solve conflict.Hezki Baruch , 9/29/2015, 9:15 PM

Netanyahu Ready to 'Tell World the Truth' on Behalf of Israel

Headed to New York, Israel's Prime Minister names major topics to feature in his upcoming speech before the UN General Assembly.Hezki Baruch, 9/29/2015, 5:54 PM

Herzog: Government Must Resign over Food Shortages

Opposition chair says Israelis can't find basic food products in supermarkets thanks to years of 'destructive' Netanyahu policy.Cynthia Blank, 9/27/2015, 2:17 PM

Report: Kerry Blocked Netanyahu-Abbas Meeting

Israeli and PA sources say US Secretary of State asked Abbas to 'wait a few weeks' before meeting with Netanyahu to revive peace talks.Cynthia Blank, 9/27/2015, 8:01 AM

Report: Jordan's King Refusing to Answer Netanyahu's Calls

As Temple Mount tensions continue, Jordan refuses to speak to Israel, instead threatening to dissolve 1994 peace treaty.Cynthia Blank, 9/24/2015, 9:57 AM

Liberman: There Are Many Alternatives to Netanyahu

Yisrael Beytenu chair refuses to let up attacks on Binyamin Netanyahu, now suggesting himself as prime minister in his stead.Haim Lev, 9/20/2015, 10:58 AM

Netanyahu Vows 'Strong Hand' Following Fatal Rock Attack

At emergency security meeting, Prime Minister will advocate for harsher punishments for rock-throwing and firebombing terrorists.Orly Harari, 9/15/2015, 8:19 PM

One Dead in Jerusalem Rock Attack

Alexander Levlovitz was killed in a car accident as a result of rock-throwers in Jerusalem's Armon Hanatziv neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2015, 7:48 PM

Poll: Gideon Sa'ar Only Threat to Netanyahu's Leadership

In a head-to-head race with the Prime Minister, only Gideon Sa'ar poses a real threat, winning just 5% less support.Cynthia Blank, 9/13/2015, 12:47 PM

Report: Netanyahu Suggests 'Phasing' Bennett Out of Coalition

Maariv columnist claims Prime Minister offered Labor leader defense, foreign affairs and justice portfolios to join coalition for 4 years.Ido Ben Porat, 9/13/2015, 11:45 AM

Israel, US Quietly Begin Post-Iran Deal Security Talks

Talks between low-level American and Israeli officials will culminate with highly anticipated Obama-Netanyahu meeting in November.Cynthia Blank, 9/13/2015, 8:01 AM

Netanyahu Ready to Enter Negotiations with PA 'Immediately'

In London, Netanyahu warns Mideast 'disintegrating under the twin forces of militant Islam' - Iran and ISIS.Cynthia Blank, 9/10/2015, 1:39 PM

Poll: Israelis Predict PM's Campaign Against Deal Would Fail

Despite broad opposition to nuclear deal, polled Israelis thought Netanyahu's campaign in Congress had little 'chance of succeeding.'Cynthia Blank, 9/10/2015, 9:44 AM

PM: Europe 'Possessed by Anti-Israel Obsession'

Netanyahu tells European Council President Donald Tusk it's time to steer Europe to 'more productive course' with Israel.Cynthia Blank, 9/8/2015, 10:56 PM

Soldiers Attacked with Stones at Dawabshe Funeral in Duma

Thousands carry Hamas and PLO flags to mourn third victim of Duma arson; Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sends condolences.Cynthia Blank, 9/7/2015, 6:11 PM

Herzog: Likud Has 'Forgotten What it Means to be Jews'

After Netanyahu asserts Israel too 'small' to absorb refugees, Herzog says former Likud PM Menachem Begin is 'rolling in his grave.'Cynthia Blank, 9/6/2015, 2:02 PM

PM: Israel Too Small to Absorb Syrian, African Refugees

Israel not 'indifferent' to refugees' plight, but lacks resources to absorb them, Netanyahu asserts at weekly Cabinet meeting.Cynthia Blank, 9/6/2015, 1:12 PM

Angry Akunis Claims PM Was Aware of 'No Media Bias' Law

After leaving post in Communications Ministry over journalistic bias clause, Ofir Akunis alleges PM was aware of the law beforehand.Yedidyah Ben Or, 9/6/2015, 9:33 AM

Netanyahu: 'Today We Have a Country' to Combat Anti-Semitism

Prime Minister expresses gratitude to Foreign Ministry officials for working hard to combat lies and slanders against Israel worldwide.Cynthia Blank, 9/3/2015, 2:50 PM

PM Says He is 'Ready' to Meet with Abbas for Negotiations

Netanyahu tells Women Wage Peace activists that he is ready to go to Ramallah to forge the solution 'two states for two people.'Cynthia Blank, 9/1/2015, 10:04 PM

Deri: We Will Not Remain Silent on Shabbat Desecration

Shas chairman blasts Netanyahu and Katz for allowing Ma'ariv Bridge clean-up to continue throughout Jewish day of rest.Haim Lev, 8/23/2015, 8:06 AM

Three Attacks in One Day: 'Israel's Security is Threatened'

MKs' blame for Wednesday terror spate ranges from Netanyahu for 'inaction' to High Court for releasing hunger-striking prisoner.Cynthia Blank, 8/20/2015, 10:17 AM

Liberal US Jewish Leaders Blast 'Disastrous' Danon Appointment

Sending Danny Danon to the UN is a 'strategic mistake' which will alienate American Jews from Israel, liberal groups assert.Cynthia Blank, 8/19/2015, 8:26 AM

PM Spent over Two Thousand Dollars on Coffee in 2014

Movement for Freedom of Information publishes records of Binyamin Netanyahu's household expenses from 2014.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 8/17/2015, 4:28 PM

Israeli Envoy to US: Israel's Survival is a Big Deal

Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer says Jerusalem 'not eager to be at odds' with US, but sincerely believes Iran deal threatens its survival.Nitsan Keidar, 8/16/2015, 11:50 AM

Yair Lapid Blasts 'Visionless' Netanyahu

Yesh Atid chairman calls for new leadership, in a bid to become front-runner against Netanyahu in next prime ministerial race.Cynthia Blank, 8/16/2015, 7:53 AM

Netanyahu Hails Major Offshore Gas Deal

After long struggle over offshore gas production, Israeli PM praises deal that 'will bring in hundreds of billions of shekels' to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2015, 12:53 PM

Former Defense Min. Explains Why Israel Didn't Rescue Shalit

Netanyahu, former defense minister Ehud Barak discuss 'Sabena rescue' and why similar mission wasn't carried out for Gilad Shalit.Cynthia Blank, 8/13/2015, 11:08 AM

Netanyahu Goes After Nazi Incitement

Netanyahu says he will take legal action against online agitator posting images of Israel's heads of state in Nazi uniforms.Hezki Baruch, 8/12/2015, 7:51 PM

Obama: Netanyahu's 'Interference' in US Affairs 'Unprecedented'

In interview to be aired Sunday night, Obama suggests no other foreign leader has 'injected himself' into a US affair like Netanyahu has.Cynthia Blank, 8/9/2015, 11:01 AM

Liberman Dismisses 'Leperous' Hotovely

Liberman brushes off accusations of weakness during his tenure as FM, calls current Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely a 'leper.'Haim Lev, 8/9/2015, 10:56 AM

Netanyahu-Liberman Deal Proves Successful

Both Likud and Yisrael Beytenu's chosen candidates elected by Knesset to serve as reps for the Judicial Selection Committee.Haim Lev, 7/23/2015, 9:14 AM

Pressure Mounts on Netanyahu to Apply 'Norwegian Law'

Likud committee and Netanyahu don't see eye to eye on law which enables ministers to resign from Knesset - paving way for new MKs.Hezki Baruch, 7/23/2015, 7:46 AM

MK: Netanyahu's Iran Failure on 'Same Scale' as War

MK Ofer Shelah accuses Netanyahu of interfering in US politics ensuring Israel would remain outside 'circle of influence' on Iran deal.Cynthia Blank, 7/19/2015, 12:37 PM

Kerry: Netanyahu's 'Better Deal' is a 'Fantasy'

US Secretary of State attacks Israeli PM's notion of better deal with Iran, argues Netanyahu himself never provided an alternative.Cynthia Blank, 7/19/2015, 7:58 AM