Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's 9th prime minister, has been in office from 2009 and is currently serving his 4th term in the position which he also held from 1996-1999. Netanyahu previously served as Israel's embassador to the UN, Minister of Finance, Foreign Minister, Leader of the Opposition and is current the Chairman of the ruling Likud party.
In an unusual strategic move, the defense tried to use allegations that Ritman and Alsheich have made against Netanyahu as the basis for the prejudice accusation.
The ruling could delay the prime minister's trial.
The witness in question was former top Netanyahu aide and current state’s witness Shlomo Filber.
KAN reported on Sunday morning that preparations in Blue and White are underway for what the party will do once it leaves the coalition.
PM has a worrying pattern of keeping the defense establishment in the dark about crucial defense deals.
Comparing the media in Israel to North Korea, Netanyahu lashed out against the protests which he said trampled democracy and were an “incubator for the coronavirus.”
A look at what the under-pressure prime minister can do to avoid a fourth election in 19 months.
PM has not engaged with protesters • Public Security Minister Ohana wanted police to block demonstration in Jerusalem.
The judge in Netanyahu's case said it was impossible to hold a trial if Netanyahu's lawyers continue to complain about whether they are being paid.
Netanyahu went through three elections to get 18 months in power to implement the annexation plan, and he is not going to squander it.
The prime minister’s agents are trying to entrench a perception among the public that he is facing a political – rather than a criminal – trial.
Who are Netanyahu's co-defendants, and how could they affect the outcome of the trial for the prime minister?
National Affairs: The longer Israel waits on the fateful move, the more opposition it will face from the international community.
Legal Affairs: The prime minister faces bribery, fraud and breach of trust charges.
The prime minister said Blue and White leader Benny Gantz wouldn't annex without EU and Arab approval.
"As I have done all my life, I will continue to invest all for the future of our country and for you, the citizens of Israel."
Edelstein, who lived in Gush Etzion for 20 years, thereby joined the community of accused "left-wing traitors" that includes hawks like Gideon Sa'ar, Moshe Ya'alon and President Reuven Rivlin.
Immunity request as early as Tuesday.
"We didn't return here [Judea and Samaria] just to leave it," Netanyahu said during a campaign visit to the Mitzpe Yericho settlement in the Binyamin region of the West Bank.
Mandelblit rejected the arguments about incompetence and about Netanyahu being weaker as a transitional prime minister, and called the question of whether he could form a new government theoretical.
Comments from state prosecutor’s office comes amid allegations of contradictions in Hefetz’s testimony after release of transcripts by Channel 12
An examination of what Netanyahu has said recently in the interviews and his own broadcasts found that not everything the prime minister has said has been entirely accurate.
Fifty-six percent of the Israeli public thinks that there is a small chance that a candidate besides Netanyahu will form the next government.
Will PM end-run on comptroller c’tee work to get legal fees paid for by others?
“I hear our neighbors from the north, south and east threatening to destroy us,” Netanyahu said.