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Poll: Netanyahu’s Likud Takes Lead Over Rival Gantz’s Blue and White

TEL AVIV – A majority of Israelis believe Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will beat his main political rival Benny Gantz in April’s elections and serve another term, tie David Ben-Gurion and become the longest-serving prime minister in Israel’s history, a new poll aired Monday showed.

TEL AVIV - A majority of Israelis believe Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will beat his main political rival Benny Gantz in April's elections and serve another term, tie David Ben-Gurion and become the longest-serving prime minister in Israel's history, a new poll aired Monday showed.

Netanyahu Ally to AG: Rushed Indictment ‘A Serious Blow to Democracy’

TEL AVIV – A senior Israeli official on Monday urged the attorney general not to be influenced by the media or the political left, who might lead him to make a rash decision regarding an indictment against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of the April 9 elections. 

Gilad Erdan (left) is upbeat about the prospect of working with Donald Trump

Palestinian Authority Claims Cutting Funds Over ‘Pay-for-Slay’ Will Result in Anarchy

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority has warned that Israel’s decision to implement legislation to cut off funding to the PA over its so-called pay-for-slay scheme will result in anarchy in the West Bank, with PA President Mahmoud Abbas saying that if Israel deducts even “one penny” from tax monies owed to the PA, the PA would not accept the money transfers. 

Mahmoud Abbas G-77 (Don Emmert / Getty)

Netanyahu Uses Trump in Israeli Election Billboard

TEL AVIV – An oversized billboard of President Donald Trump shaking hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was visible on Sunday from Tel Aviv’s main highway as part of the prime minister’s reelection campaign. 

TEL AVIV - An oversized billboard of President Donald Trump shaking hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was visible on Sunday from Tel Aviv's main highway as part of the prime minister's reelection campaign. 

WATCH: Netanyahu Has Fun in the Sun with Brazilian Fans

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to be living it up during a state visit to Brazil, and was caught on camera dining in Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana, being swamped by fans on the beach, and even engaging in an impromptu round of soccer. 

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken to Twitter and delivered a message directly to the Iranian people who have taken to Tehran's streets in the past 48-hours demanding change.

Bill Clinton Admits to Interfering in Israeli Election

TEL AVIV – Former president Bill Clinton confessed that he tried to help Shimon Peres win Israel’s general elections in 1996 against Benjamin Netanyahu in an interview on Channel 10 news that aired Tuesday. 

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