Netanyahu says Israel ready to thwart election cyber meddling
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that his country led the world in cyber defence, after a report that an unnamed nation planned to meddle in its upcoming general election.
Israel ex-minister and Netanyahu mentor Moshe Arens dies
Moshe Arens, a former Israeli defence minister and one-time mentor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, died Monday aged 93, officials said.
US Syria withdrawal must be done with allies' defence 'assured'
US President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Sunday during a visit to Israel that the American withdrawal from Syria must be done with the defence of allies "assured". "We're going to be discussing the president's decision to withdraw, but to do so from northeast Syria in a way that makes sure that ISIS is…
Early elections in Israel: What you need to know
Israel's government decided this week to dissolve parliament and hold early elections on April 9, seven months before their November due date. Here are questions and answers on where things stand as polls show Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to win despite corruption allegations against him. Why early elections? Early elections are the norm…
Moscow accuses Israel of 'gross violation of sovereignty' in Syria strikes
Moscow on Wednesday said Israel had violated Syria's sovereignty with airstrikes the day before, after Israel and Damascus blamed each other for the hostilities. "We are very concerned by the attacks and how they were made. This is a gross violation of the sovereignty of Syria," the Russian ministry of foreign affairs said in a…
Facing potential indictment, Netanyahu opts for snap polls
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a skilled survivor of Israel's cutthroat politics, is hoping snap elections will help him withstand a potential corruption indictment, analysts say, and polls show he is likely to succeed. Netanyahu's government decided on Monday to hold snap elections on April 9, seven months early, as it struggles to pass legislation with…
Israel says 4th 'attack tunnel' found from Lebanon
Israel's army said Sunday it has uncovered another Hezbollah "attack tunnel" leading from Lebanon into its territory, the fourth since it started...
Sara Netanyahu grilled on new fraud allegation: Israel media
Police were questioning Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara on Friday on new suspicions of fraudulently misusing public funds, Israeli media reported.
Netanyahu to meet US secretary of state in Brussels
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Brussels on Monday, his office said, for a meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.