Posts Tagged ‘Benjamin Netanyahu’

Netanyahu says U.S. had right to self-defense in killing Soleimani

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 3, 2020
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday that the United States had the right to defend itself by killing senior Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani. “Just as Israel has the right of self-defense, the United States has exactly the same right,” Netanyahu said in a statement issued by his office. “Qassem Soleimani is responsible for […]

Netanyahu fails to form coalition!

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 22, 2019
Benjamin Netanyahu has informed Israel’s president he has been unable to form a coalition government after talks with his political rival and former army chief Benny Gantz broke down. In a video statement published on Monday evening – the day of his 70th birthday – Netanyahu said he and his Likud party had worked “incessantly” […]

Israel: Benjamin Netanyahu corruption hearings begin

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 2, 2019
Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit seeks to charge Netanyahu with fraud, breach of trust, and bribery in three separate cases. Netanyahu himself will not be present at the hearings and will instead be represented by his lawyers. The process is expected to last four days. The prime minister requested the hearings be broadcast live as […]

Israel remains in political deadlock

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 19, 2019
Israel went to the polls on Tuesday, September 17 to resolve a political deadlock but woke up on Wednesday more politically polarized and with no apparent prime minister. While prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to lead Likud and its allies to victory, his main challenger Benny Gantz failed to win. Gantz’s centre-left Blue and White […]

Netanyahu in tight race against Benny Gantz as Israel prepares to vote in run-off

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 17, 2019
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main opponent Benny Gantz sought to galvanise supporters Monday on the eve of a tense election with the political fate of the country’s longest-serving premier in the balance. The vote on Tuesday will be Israel’s second in five months after Netanyahu suffered one of the biggest defeats of […]


by Breaking Timeson April 10, 2016
Esteemed Israel and her great Leaders, Honourable Reuven Rivlin, and Benjamin Netanyahu, allow me to share my thoughts regarding the great State of Israel. I’ve always admired the Jews right from my childhood. I’ve always read lots of books and watched documentaries regarding Israel. I’ve seen all that the Israelis have suffered in the hands […]