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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a conference at the foreign ministry in Jerusalem, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Netanyahu said President Donald Trump "bound himself forever" to the history of Jerusalem by recognizing the city as Israel's capital. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Another Poll Shows Netanyahu’s Likud Party Rising

A TV poll Tuesday indicated that the Likud party is gaining public support, despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s flip-flop on an asylum seeker resettlement deal with the UN’s refugee agency.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Economic Club of Washington, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Netanyahu Coalition Chaos Deepens As Israeli Lawmaker Debate Early Elections

JERUSALEM – The so-called Israeli coalition crisis has lawmakers on the fence about whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should call early elections or not amid the threat of an indictment and contention over a draft bill that has parties in the coalition pitted against each other.

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Poll Shows Netanyahu’s Likud Getting Stronger Despite Allegations

TEL AVIV – Yet another poll published Saturday showed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud gaining steam with an additional two seats predicted for the party if elections were held today, up two from last week’s results from the same pollsters.

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Support For Netanyahu On the Rise After Police Allegations, Polls Show

TEL AVIV – In an ironic twist, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s popularity is actually on the rise since the police recommended he be indicted Tuesday, with polls showing that his Likud party would gain an additional seat if elections were to be held now.

Education Minister Naftali Bennett, a key member of Israel's coalition government, has criticised Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's behaviour after police recommended his indictment for corruption but said he would remain in the government

Netanyahu’s Coalition Members Say They Won’t Rush to Abandon PM

TEL AVIV – Senior members of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition said they would not rush to make any decisions until after the attorney general made his ruling in the wake of police recommendations published Tuesday that the premier be indicted on corruption, bribery and fraud charges.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs a meeting of his cabinet in this file picture taken on February 13, 2018

Police Recommendations Against Netanyahu Are ‘Coup’ Attempt, MKs Say

TEL AVIV – Members of Knesset in the ruling Likud party described police recommendations that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted for a series of corruption charges a “coup” designed by the prime minister’s opponents, while leaders of the opposition are calling for Netanyahu’s immediate resignation in the wake of Tuesday’s police statement.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks during his Likud Party conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday Aug. 9, 2017. Netanyahu, lashed out at the media and his political opponents in an animated speech to hundreds of enthusiastic supporters on Wednesday, seeking to deliver a powerful show of force as he …

Netanyahu: ‘Fake News’ Media On Witch-Hunt To Bring Me Down

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday slammed the left and the media – which he said was “the same thing” – of embarking on an “obsessive hunting” expedition and using corruption charges against him and his family to bring about “a coup against the government.”

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Resigning Yisrael Beytenu MK Says She Was Kept In Dark On Coalition Talks

The Times of Israel reports: MK Orly Levy-Abekasis, who announced Thursday that she would leave the Yisrael Beytenu party over its expected entry into the Likud-led government, said Saturday that she had been deliberately kept in the dark with regard to coalition talks.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks together with German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrive to speak to the media at the Chancellery on October 21, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.

Israeli Minister Warns Government At Risk Of Collapse

A key Israeli minister said Thursday that the government is at risk of collapsing if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition is not enlarged soon. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan’s comments came amid claims that talks have taken place between Netanyahu

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Netanyahu: Other Democratic Countries Allow Expulsion Of Parliament Members

The Jerusalem Post reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to criticism of the suspension bill during a Likud faction meeting on Monday, listing various democratic countries that allow for the expulsion of parliament members through a government vote. The suspension process