Netanyahu makes last shot for rightwing vote at rally

/ Mar 16, 2015

Netanyahu makes last shot for rightwing vote at rally

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort Sunday to garner support at a mass rightwing rally in Tel Aviv where he pledged he would never make territorial concessions. Netanyahu’s speech, which addressed security concerns and praised Jewish tradition, came hours after he ...

/ Feb 9, 2015

Israeli leader faces pressure to cancel U.S. Congress speech

A national leader’s appearance before the U.S. Congress is usually a source of pride and unity. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned trip to Washington — opposed by the White House and many Democrats — has Israel in uproar. The Israeli leader faces growing ...

Netanyahu re-elected head of Israel's ruling Likud

/ Jan 2, 2015

Netanyahu re-elected head of Israel's ruling Likud

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won another term as leader of the ruling rightwing Likud party ahead of a snap election, the faction said Thursday, easily defeating his lone hard-right challenger. A party primary took place Wednesday ahead of early elections, in which Netanyahu, ...

Jan 31, 2013

The center resurgent in Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expected a mandate for his party and him in last week's ballot. Instead, Israeli voters almost split in half.