President Biden will visit Israel ‘later this year’ says White House

Middle East 02/07/22, 02:29

Joe Biden's administration plans to visit the Middle East before Christmas. The White House confirmed Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett recently invited President Biden to Israel before the end of 2022. "The president thanked the prime minister for his invitation to visit Israel and said he looks forward to a visit later ...

Final Israeli election results could boost Netanyahu’s lead

World 04/11/19, 07:43

The final ballots of Israel's election were being tallied Thursday, with another nationalist faction tantalizingly close to crossing the 3.25% electoral threshold needed to get into parliament.Should the New Right party of Education Minister Naftali Bennett and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked break in, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's comfortable parliamentary majority ...

Netanyahu says new elections would be ‘irresponsible’

World 11/19/18, 03:31

Israel's prime minister says it would be "irresponsible" to dissolve the government and call early elections.Benjamin Netanyahu issued the message on Monday, moments before his education minister, Naftali Bennett, was to announce whether he's pulling his Jewish Home Party out of the coalition.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, arrives for ...

Netanyahu’s main coalition partner pushes for early election

World 11/16/18, 09:36

Israel moved closer to early elections Friday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main coalition partner, the ultra-nationalist Jewish Home party, said it wants a vote "as soon as possible," and will press for consultations on a date on Sunday.The call for early elections came after a meeting Friday between Netanyahu ...

Update: Israeli PM’s coalition partner seeks elections

World 11/16/18, 08:58

The Latest on the political developments in Israel (all times local):3:55 p.m.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main coalition partner is seeking elections "as soon as possible" and wants a date set on Sunday.The statement by a senior official in the ultra-nationalist Jewish Home party of Education Minister Naftali Bennett came ...

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