Yitzhak Herzog

36 results

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu  during a news conference at the ministry of defence in Tel Aviv on Monday. Photograph:  Reuters/Amir Coheno

Binyamin Netanyahu believes Iran poses an existential threat to Israel, and any attempt by Tehran to obtain a nuclear bomb must be thwarted at all co(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu and interior minister Arye Deri:   deal with UN refugee agency cancelled shortly after it was announced. Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images

Facing a right-wing backlash, Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has cancelled a deal with the United Nations refugee agency to resettle tens o(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: The Knesset on Wednesday closed down the state-funded IBA and set up two new public broadcasting corporations. Photograph:  Oded Balilty/AFP/Getty

The opposition in Israel have accused the government of Binyamin Netanyahu of trying to control the media after the Knesset on Wednesday closed down (...)

Britain’s defence secretary Michael Fallon, pictured giving a news conference with his US counterpart James Mattis in London on March 31st, offered support for the US air strike on Syria. Photograph: Matt Dunham/Reuters

Britain and Australia offered strong backing to the US missile strike on Syria, ordered in response to a deadly chemical attack in the country this we(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu greets US president Donald Trump: Opposition politicians in Israel lamented what they termed a victory for the extreme right. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque

Israel’s right wing has welcomed the dawning of a new era following Wednesday’s joint press conference between US president Donald Trump and prime mi(...)

Us president Barack Obama with Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has defended his harsh diplomatic response to the United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Jewi(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu at a weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on December 25th, 2016. Photograph: Dan Balilty/AP

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s domestic critics are coming out in force as the impact of the UN Security Council resolution condemning th(...)

 Amona, the largest West Bank outpost of Jewish settlers:     The community, which is home to 40 families, was left out of the Bill and is to be demolished on Christmas Day. Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images

The Israeli Knesset is expected on Wednesday to pass the first and second readings of a controversial Bill that will retroactively legalise thousands(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: Right-wing, pro-settler NGOs, which receive much of their financing from private individuals, are exempt from the new regulations. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

The European Union has joined Israel’s opposition in condemning the “transparency Bill”, voted into law by the Knesset, requiring Israeli NGOs to giv(...)

   Avigdor Lieberman with Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: Under the terms of an emerging deal, the outspoken Mr Lieberman will replace Moshe Ya’alon, considered a moderate pragmatist within Likud, as defence minister. Photograph: Baz Ratner/Reuters

Palestinian leaders have warned the expected appointment of Avigdor Lieberman as Israel’s new defence minister “confirms the lack of a peace partner (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Next
  • Last »