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 (...)

Lawyer Ram Caspi, acting for Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu, arrives in east Jerusalem for a pre-indictment hearing for the prime minister. Photograph: Atef Safadi/EPA

A new stage in Binyamin Netanyahu’s fight for political survival began Wednesday with the start of a pre-trial hearing on three separate corruption ca(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu on the on I24 TV channel at the prime minister’s office in Jerusalem. Photograph: Thomas Coex/I24/ AFP/Getty Images

According to the polls, Binyamin Netanyahu is almost certain to be elected to a fifth term as Israel’s prime minister when the country goes to the pol(...)

 Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN said: ‘No country in this chamber would act with more restraint than Israel has.’ Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has praised Israel for showing “restraint” in its response to protests in Gaza, as she addressed the U(...)

Singapore’s prime minister Lee Hsien Loong: has welcomed US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meeting as “a significant step on the path to peace”. Photograph: Ritchie B Tongo

Singapore’s prime minister Lee Hsien Loong welcomed the decision to host the historic summit between US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader(...)

Singapore has been confirmed as the venue for next month’s historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Photograph: Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump said on Thursday he will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on June 12th in Singapore. “The highly anticipated meeting b(...)

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu: may opt for early elections this year to cash in on his popularity in the polls before the attorney general rules on an indictment. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

Binyamin Netanyahu, now in his fourth term as prime minister, is the only leader in Israel’s history to have been elected three times in a row. If his(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu:  police are expected to wrap up two separate graft investigations into Mr Netanyahu in the coming weeks. Photograph:  Amir Cohen/Reuters

Israel’s Knesset parliament has passed a controversial “police recommendations Bill” which bars the police from publicising recommendations from thei(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: suspected of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two separate corruption investigations. Photograph: Amir Cohen/AFP/Getty

Israel’s main opposition party, the Zionist Union, has called for new elections after it was revealed that prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu is suspec(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu at an event marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day, marked on January 27th, at the Yad Vashem synagogue in Jerusalem. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters

Israeli police questioned prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday for the third time this month as part of a criminal investigation into abuse of(...)

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