London, Feb 6 : Israel's Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu has urged world leaders to declare Hizbollah a terrorist organisation.
Netanyahu said Hizbollah has built a "worldwide terrorist" network and was planning attacks in more than 20 countries.
His remarks came shortly after Bulgarian authorities blamed the group for a deadly bus bombing in 2012, the Telegraph reports.
Tel Aviv, Jan 3 - Israel has completed the construction of a 230-km security fence along the Egyptian border, an official said.
The fence is equipped with modern security systems and is designed to prevent Islamic militants, drug dealers, African migrants and asylum seekers from entering Israel from Egypt.
The construction took two years and cost approximately $420 million.
Washington, Dec 26 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has instructed a quasi-governmental Jewish organization to find a solution for non-Orthodox Jewish female groups wishing to pray at one of Judaism''s holiest sites.
According to an official, Netanyahu asked Natan Sharansky, chairman of the Jewish Agency, to look into the matter, reports Fox News. Last week Israeli police detained women from a liberal Jewish group who approached the Western Wall in Jerusalem carrying prayer shawls.
Washington, Sept 10 : US President Barack Obama reportedly talked with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about security at the Israeli embassy in Cairo.
On Friday, protesters broke into the building housing the embassy, setting fire to vehicles and Hebrew documents. This followed days of protests over the killing of five Egyptian police officers by Israeli forces, Politico reports.
U. S. officials have said that four high-powered semiautomatic guns are missing from a suitcase belonging to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security team.
The New York Post and The Wall Street Journal have reported that the luggage went missing after being checked at New York's Kennedy International Airport Sunday for an American Airlines flight to Washington ahead of Netanyahu's meeting with President Barack Obama Tuesday. The luggage turned up in Los Angeles and was sent back to Washington by way of Chicago.
Jerusalem, Dec 21 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was set to convene his inner cabinet for a discussion on a prisoner swap with Hamas - which would see Israel release hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in return for Gilad Shalit, the soldier held in the Gaza strip for over three years.
Although Sahlit's father, Noam, said the negotiations over his son's release had reached the point of no return, Israeli officials were quoted on Channel 2 News as saying that the deal was still not completed.
London, Dec. 16 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned Britain for issuing an arrest warrant against Israel’s former foreign minister Tzipi Livni.
The Independent quoted Netanyahu, as saying that the move was "an absurdity".
The Israeli foreign ministry released a statement saying that the warrant issued by a London court was a threat to bilateral relations, as Israel might be forced to end official visits to Britain unless there was a change in the law.
Jerusalem, Dec 10 : Thousands of right-wing Israelis protested in Jerusalem against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to partially suspend construction in West Bank settlements.
Dozens of buses transported settlers from all over the occupied territory as well as supporters from elsewhere in Israel to the rally in a wet and rainy central Jerusalem.
The protesters held up signs Wednesday reading "God's Bible gave us this land" and "We will keep building in Judea and Samaria," and wore T-shirts declaring, "Freeze the freeze".
Washington - President Barack Obama met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu late Monday as the US struggles to revive stalled Middle East peace talks.
"The president reaffirmed our strong commitment to Israel's security, and discussed security cooperation on a range of issues ... Iran and how to move forward on Middle East peace," a White House statement released after the closed-door meeting said.
Washington - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet late Monday with US President Barack Obama, the White House confirmed.
Netanyahu is also scheduled to address Jewish community activists in the US.
Netanyahu's visit to the US comes amid questions over the Israeli- Palestinian peace process, following the announcement by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that he will not seek re-election in upcoming elections, and the efforts by Israel and Washington to find a formula to achieve a resumption of peace talks.
Tel Aviv - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left Sunday morning for the United States, but it was unclear whether he would meet there with President Barack Obama.
The Israeli leader is set to address Jewish community activists in the US and although Israeli media said he would also meet Obama on Monday, there was no official confirmation that a meeting would take place.
Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Monday in Jerusalem with US special envoy George Mitchell, in a further bid to find a solution to an impasse which has prevented suspended peace talks with the Palestinians from restarting.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will not return to the negotiating table until Israel halts all construction in its West Bank, settlements.
Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to form a team of legal experts and Foreign Ministry officials to collate all material gathered by the military in its investigations of the Israel offensive in the Gaza Strip at the turn of the year.
Israel Radio reported Monday that Israel will present these findings as a probe which it is conducting into the offensive, instead of an investigative committee, as demanded by a United Nations Human Rights Council Commission which looked into the fighting.
Tel Aviv - Support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his ruling Likud party has grown since he took office over six months ago, according to an opinion poll published Friday.
If elections were held today, the Likud would get six more mandates to become the largest party in the Israeli parliament, said the survey by the Dahaf polling institute, commissioned by Israel's biggest-selling daily, Yediot Ahronot.
Jerusalem - Israel was hoping for a clear rejection of the so-called Goldstone report now before the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday.
Netanyahu charged that the report supports terrorism.
The report, written by South African war crimes prosecutor Richard Goldstone and three other international experts, concluded that both Israel and the Hamas movement likely committed war crimes and possibly crimes against humanity during their three weeks of fighting in early 2009.
Jerusalem - Claims that Israel was digging, or intending to dig, under the Noble Sanctuary/Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem were an "outright lie" disseminated by an "extremist minority," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday.
"Last week, extremist elements tried to undermine quiet and peaceful life in Jerusalem," he told ministers at the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, reacting to over a week of tension and disturbances centering around the flashpoint compound.
Tel Aviv - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was due to undergo medical tests in hospital on Sunday, his office said in a statement.
The 59-year-old would be placed under mild anaesthesia while doctors examine his colon and bladder at the Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.
The tests were a follow-up to a procedure Netanyahu underwent a year ago to remove a benign intestinal polyp, according to the statement. dpa
Washington, Oct. 2 : US President Barack Obama has assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the four-decade-old secret Israel-American accord, allowing Israel to keep a nuclear arsenal without opening it to international inspections, would continue.
According to the Washington Times, the US since 1969 has not pressured Israel to disclose its nuclear weapons or to sign the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), which could require Israel to give up its estimated several hundred nuclear bombs.
Jerusalem - The UN inquiry into last winter's Gaza war was a "fixed game," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in interviews with major Israeli media outlets published ahead of the Jewish New Year starting Friday.
"This game was fixed. This was a field trial, the result of which was known in advance," he told Channel 2 television, charging that the UN Human Rights Council had phrased a mandate for the mission that had assumed Israel was guilty of war crimes in advance.
Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US envoy George Mitchell are expected to continue talks early Wednesday after failing Tuesday to finish an agreement on a temporary halt to Israeli construction of West Bank settlements.
The negotiations are ongoing with only a week left until a hoped- for meeting of Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas with US President Barack Obama, who is seeking to relaunch the long- stalled Mideast peace talks.
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