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Netanyahu on Corruption Charges: Left Waging ‘Unprecedented Witch-hunt’

TEL AVIV – A deeply stirred Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday evening charged the left with waging an “unprecedented witch-hunt” aimed at toppling his government and replacing him with the “left-wing” Benny Gantz, an hour after the attorney-general announced his decision to indict the prime minister for bribery, fraud and breach of trust in three cases against him.

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Likud No. 2 Decries Hypocrisy for Allowing Extremists Into Knesset

TEL AVIV – Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein (Likud) on Monday hit back against a wave of condemnation at Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s push for a merger between the the national-religious Jewish Home party and the extremist Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Power) party, saying there was no such outcry when unions were made with Arab parties who had outspoken supporters of terror.

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. 

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 - The new party formed by Education Minister Naftali Bennett and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked announced on Tuesday that activist Shirley Pinto will be joining the New Right party's list as the first-ever deaf Knesset candidate.

First-Ever Deaf Knesset Candidate Joins ‘New Right’

TEL AVIV – The new party formed by Education Minister Naftali Bennett and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked announced on Tuesday that activist Shirley Pinto will be joining the New Right party’s list as the first-ever deaf Knesset candidate.

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Arab MKs Collude With PA to Censure Israel at UN

TEL AVIV – Arab Israeli Knesset members are collaborating with the Palestinian Authority in a smear campaign against the Jewish state at the United Nations, Israel’s envoy to the international body in New York Danny Danon said on Sunday.

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Knesset Bills Seek to Bar Israeli Transfers Amid Continued PA Payments to Terrorists

Knesset members are advancing competing laws with the start of Israel’s new parliamentary session to serve as the equivalent to America’s Taylor Force Act, which sanctions the Palestinian Authority’s “pay-to-slay” policy of providing terrorists and their families official stipends for the murder of Jews.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the opening session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Netanyahu told parliament Monday that “the French build in Paris, the English build in London and the Israelis build in Jerusalem.” The government is currently advancing construction plans to …

Netanyahu’s Coalition Crisis Ends with Passing of 2019 Budget

The Knesset passed the state’s budget for 2019 in the early hours of Thursday, closing out the parliament’s winter term just over a day after the coalition managed to solve a crisis that nearly saw the government fall and new elections called.

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.

Key Israel minister criticises Netanyahu, but staying in coalition

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.

Israel police recommend indicting Netanyahu in graft cases

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.