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Israel's Netanyahu clings to power as coalition talks loom

Israel's Netanyahu clings to power as coalition talks loom

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced Israeli media headlines on Friday suggesting power is slipping from his grasp after an election in which he trails his main rival with nearly all votes counted.

Qatar condemns Netanyahu's plan to annex Jordan Valley

Qatar condemns Netanyahu's plan to annex Jordan Valley

Qatar has condemned in the strongest terms the announcement of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about his plan to impose Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea in the West Bank

Netanyahu falls behind in Israel polls but still holds path to stay in power

Netanyahu falls behind in Israel polls but still holds path to stay in power

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fallen behind his main challenger in opinion polls ahead of next week's Israeli election but still has an easier path to form a government that would keep him in power for a record fifth term.

Israel to hold early election in April, Netanyahu says

Israel to hold early election in April, Netanyahu says

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Monday a snap election in less than four months, appealing directly to voters for a fresh political mandate that could help him weather possible charges in corruption investigations.

Turkish foreign minister calls Netanyahu a 'cold-blooded killer'

Turkish foreign minister calls Netanyahu a 'cold-blooded killer'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is "a cold-blooded killer of modern times," Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said during a bitter exchange on social media.

Israel police recommend PM Netanyahu be charged with bribery

Israel police recommend PM Netanyahu be charged with bribery

Israeli police on Sunday said their investigation had found sufficient evidence for bribery and fraud charges to be brought against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife in a third corruption case against the Israeli leader.

Israel's Netanyahu faces 11th grilling over alleged graft

Israel's Netanyahu faces 11th grilling over alleged graft

Police said investigators on Tuesday questioned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over one of several graft cases that threaten to topple him.

Israeli police question Netanyahu for first time over German submarine sale

Israeli police question Netanyahu for first time over German submarine sale

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was questioned by Israeli police on Tuesday for the first time in an investigation into a $2 billion deal over the sale of German Thyssenkrupp submarines to Israel, but is not a suspect, police said.

UK's Prince William to meet Netanyahu, Abbas on landmark Middle East trip

UK's Prince William to meet Netanyahu, Abbas on landmark Middle East trip

Britain's Prince William will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas when he makes a landmark trip to the region later this month, his office said on Monday.

Israeli police question Netanyahu in telecom corruption case

Israeli police question Netanyahu in telecom corruption case

Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday over his alleged dealings with the country's largest telecommunication company, Israel Radio said, in one of three corruption cases weighing on the leader's political future.

Blow for Netanyahu as former aide signs state witness deal

Blow for Netanyahu as former aide signs state witness deal

News of the agreement broke ahead of Benjamin Netanyahu's meeting with US President Donald Trump at the White House later on Monday.

Israeli police grill Netanyahu on new fraud case

Israeli police grill Netanyahu on new fraud case

Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife for several hours on Friday over corruption allegations that threaten the rightwing premier's long tenure.