Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu during a  swearing-in ceremony of his new unity government   in Jerusalem on Sunday. Photograph: EPA/Adina Valman

Binyamin Netanyahu has been sworn in as Israel’s prime minister, heading a unity government in which he will rotate the leadership with his former riv(...)

Binyamin Netanyahu: Indicted in January on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. He denies any wrongdoing in all three cases. Photograph: Gil Cohen-Magen/AFP via Getty Images

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday won another chance to form a coalition government despite his upcoming trial on corruption charg(...)

 Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin  and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz: Mr Netanyahu and Mr Gantz have agreed a coalition deal. Photograph: Abir Sultan

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his centrist election rival Benny Gantz signed an agreement on Monday to form an emergency coalition gov(...)

Leader of Israel’s Blue and White electoral alliance Benny Gantz: vows that within a few days, he will form a “wide, patriotic” government that will “represent all citizens of Israel”. Photograph: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP

Benny Gantz, leader of the centrist Blue and White party, was given the mandate to form a new government by Israeli president Reuven Rivlin on Monday (...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu  during a meeting of the right-wing bloc at the Knesset (Israeli parliament) in Jerusalem on Wednesday. Photograph: Gali Tibbon/AFP via Getty Images)

Israel’s attorney general has charged prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu with fraud and breach of trust in three separate corruption cases, making him (...)

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has to tackle another election with his image severely tarnished. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

In the early hours of April 10th, when Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu addressed the Likud faithful following (yet another) impressive elect(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu casts his vote in Jerusalem. Photograph: Ariel Schalit/AFP/Getty

Binyamin Netanyahu looked on course to secure a fifth term as Israeli prime minister on Tuesday night, but differences in exit polls from the three ma(...)