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    Thousands of Israelis protested Saturday outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s official residence in Jerusalem as well as his private home in Caesarea, as part of ongoing demonstrations calling to unseat the premier over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic as well as the corruption charges facing him. Israeli media reported some 25,000 people came out...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators thronged the streets near the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in central Jerusalem on Saturday night, in a renewed show of strength as weeks of protests against the Israeli leader showed no signs of slowing. Throughout the summer, thousands of Israelis have taken to the streets to...
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Thousands of Israelis rallied outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem on Saturday as anger mounted against him over alleged corruption and an economic crisis fuelled by the coronavirus. "Your time is up" read the giant letters projected onto a building at the protest site as demonstrators waved Israeli flags and...
    On July 1, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised he would annex part of the Jordan Valley. He did not, but he may still do so before U.S. elections in November and while President Donald Trump is still in office. It could be his legacy. Trump’s challenger, former vice president Joseph Biden, has joined the...
    Protests broke out Saturday in the heart of Jerusalem with demonstrators expressing disapproval of Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu’s handling of the coronavirus and alleged illegal behavior, an escalation of discontent that has some Israelis calling for Netanyahu to step down.  Demonstrations have now become a weekly occurrence for angry critics of Netanyahu’s administration, who have...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday warned the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group and others after Israeli forces said they thwarted an infiltration attempt from Syria by suspected militants. The Israeli military announced late Monday that it had struck targets in Syria after the militants tried to plant explosives in the Israeli-controlled...
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    By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struck back on Sunday at demonstrations calling for his resignation, accusing protesters of trampling democracy and the Israeli media of encouraging them. Netanyahu, who was sworn in for a fifth term in May after an election, has often complained of press bias against him, and...
    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu railed on Sunday at swelling protests against his rule, saying they are egged on by a biased media that distorts facts and cheers on the demonstrators. Netanyahu has faced a wave of protests in recent weeks, with demonstrators calling for the long-serving, indicted leader to...
    By TIA GOLDENBERG, Associated Press TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu railed on Sunday at swelling protests against his rule, saying they are egged on by a biased media that distorts facts and cheers on the demonstrators. Netanyahu has faced a wave of protests in recent weeks, with demonstrators calling for...
    The buzzwords flying around Israel this weekend, ahead of Saturday night’s massive protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, sounded more Italian than Hebrew: “La Familia,” a term that terrifies many Israelis. La Familia, whose presence at anti-Netanyahu rallies on at least three nights last week has led to violence, started out as “La Famiglia,” a...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Several thousand demonstrators gathered outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday, as weeks of protests against the Israeli leader showed no signs of slowing. Saturday’s demonstration in central Jerusalem, along with smaller gatherings in Tel Aviv and near Netanyahu’s beach house in central Israel, was one of the...
    By Tova Cohen and Steven Scheer TEL AVIV (Reuters) - For two months, many Israeli television viewers watched nightly as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued warnings and updates about the novel coronavirus and imposed lockdowns. When infections fell, he went on television on May 26 to boast of his success. "Have a beer. Enjoy yourselves,"...
    ISRAEL Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has branded a Last Supper-style art exhibition of him as a "shameful threat of crucifixion." The mock statue of him in Tel Aviv shows a chubby Netanyahu enjoying a huge meal all to himself in the style of Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper painting. 5Itay Zalait's art installation in...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s finance minister said Thursday he would bring a short-term budget up for a vote next week, setting up a showdown between the bloated government’s main two coalition partners that could spark its dissolution only months after it was formed. Israel Katz, of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party, said that given...
    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - A statue in a Tel Aviv square of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu enjoying a "Last Supper" feast added new bite on Wednesday to mounting protests against his handling of the coronavirus crisis. Netanyahu, whose popularity has plunged in opinion polls amid 21.5% unemployment, said his depiction in a mock tableau...
    By ODED BALILTY, Associated Press TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Residents of the city of Tel Aviv woke up Wednesday to a jarring site: a pop-up exhibit depicting a life-size statue of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu enjoying a lavish meal by himself at a sprawling table in a mock re-enactment of the Last Supper....
    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Residents of the city of Tel Aviv woke up Wednesday to a jarring site: a pop-up exhibit depicting a life-size statue of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu enjoying a lavish meal by himself at a sprawling table in a mock re-enactment of the Last Supper. The installation, displayed in...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of people protested outside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s official residence in Jerusalem and in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, pressing forward with a more than month-long campaign calling on the longtime leader to step down. Public discontent with the government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak and resulting economic crisis has drawn...
    By ARON HELLER, Associated Press RAANANA, Israel (AP) — Israel's returning ambassador to the United Nations affirmed the country's bond with the Trump administration Tuesday, dismissing notions that Israel would pay a price for its tight ties to the divisive president should he be defeated in November. In his first comprehensive interview since returning from...
    RAANANA, Israel (AP) — Israel’s returning ambassador to the United Nations affirmed the country’s bond with the Trump administration Tuesday, dismissing notions that Israel would pay a price for its tight ties to the divisive president should he be defeated in November. In his first comprehensive interview since returning from the diplomatic posting, Danny Danon...
    RAANANA, Israel (AP) — Israel’s returning ambassador to the United Nations affirmed the country’s bond with the Trump administration Tuesday, dismissing notions that Israel would pay a price for its tight ties to the divisive president should he be defeated in November. In his first comprehensive interview since returning from the diplomatic posting, Danny Danon...
    RAANANA, Israel (AP) — Israel’s returning ambassador to the United Nations affirmed the country’s bond with the Trump administration Tuesday, dismissing notions that Israel would pay a price for its tight ties to the divisive president should he be defeated in November. In his first comprehensive interview since returning from the diplomatic posting, Danny Danon...
    JERUSALEM — The wave of colorful and combative demonstrations against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in recent weeks have been dominated by young Israelis. Israel has a long tradition of political protests that draw huge crowds. In recent years, anti-Netanyahu rallies have mostly been the domain of Israel’s old guardians of liberal values, who accuse the...
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Hezbollah carried out an infiltration attempt along the Lebanese-Israeli frontier on Monday, disputing the Iranian-backed Shi'ite group's denial that it had done so. In a televised address hours after the incident in the Israeli-occupied Shebaa Farms region adjoining the Golan Heights, Netanyahu said: "We take a...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — The wave of colorful and combative demonstrations against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in recent weeks have been dominated by young Israelis. Israel has a long tradition of political protests that draw huge crowds. In recent years, anti-Netanyahu rallies have mostly been the domain of Israel’s old guardians of liberal values, who accuse...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — The wave of colorful and combative demonstrations against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in recent weeks have been dominated by young Israelis. Israel has a long tradition of political protests that draw huge crowds. In recent years, anti-Netanyahu rallies have mostly been the domain of Israel’s old guardians of liberal values, who accuse...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — In attending his first-ever public protest, 34-year-old Nimrod Gross arrived with the only prop he felt reflected him — the blue-and-white Israeli flag. The former combat soldier and current tour guide and after-school science teacher had seen his monthly income plunge to around $500 as a result of the harsh economic...
    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Police said Sunday they arrested more than a dozen Israelis in country-wide protests the previous night that drew thousands of people in a growing and persistent show of force against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his handling of the coronavirus crisis. Thousands of people demonstrated outside Netanyahu’s official residence in...
    By TIA GOLDENBERG, Associated Press TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Police said Sunday they arrested more than a dozen Israelis in country-wide protests the previous night that drew thousands of people in a growing and persistent show of force against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his handling of the coronavirus crisis. Thousands of people demonstrated...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis held several demonstrations across the country against their prime minister Saturday, with the main protest taking place in Jerusalem outside the official residence of Benjamin Netanyahu. The protests have been going on for the past few weeks, sparked by what critics see as a government failure to handle the...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis held several demonstrations across the country against their prime minister Saturday, with the main protest taking place in Jerusalem outside the official residence of Benjamin Netanyahu. The protests have been going on for the past few weeks, sparked by what critics see as a government failure to handle the...
    Several thousand demonstrators gathered in Jerusalem on Saturday in front of the residence of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, indicted for corruption, to demand his resignation, an . journalist found on the spot. The post New anti-Netanyahu protest shakes Jerusalem appeared first on Analogik.
    TEL AVIV – A small group of protesters is demonstrating against former Prime Minister Ehud Barak, claiming that his political group took money from a company associated with the late American pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The anti-Barak demonstrators are demanding an investigation into his role in the almost daily protests that are being staged outside Prime...
    (CNN)The United States has been widely criticized for its approach to the coronavirus pandemic, and the lack of strict nationwide measures to contain the outbreak is reflected in the highest number of cases and deaths in the world.Yet even countries lauded for their fast and effective responses to Covid-19 are seeing large outbreaks and resurgences...
    Israeli police have used water cannons to disperse protesters in central Jerusalem. At least 55 were arrested as clashes broke out overnight after thousands staged a protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.  Israelis have held a series of demonstrations in recent weeks calling on Netanyahu to resign, citing his trial on corruption charges and his...
    Dozens of protesters opposing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were arrested in Israel late Thursday and early Friday as they clashed with police. Protesters have been holding demonstrations for weeks, calling for Netanyahu to resign over corruption charges and his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. At least 55 people were arrested in central Jerusalem on Thursday as police...
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police used water cannons to disperse protesters in central Jerusalem and arrested at least 55 of them as clashes broke out overnight after thousands staged a protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israelis have held a series of demonstrations in recent weeks calling on Netanyahu to resign, citing his trial on...
    The number of cases of coronavirus contamination is on the rise in Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed a coordinator for the management of this pandemic. Strongly criticized The number of people infected with coronavirus started to rise again in Israel. The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is heavily criticized for its handling of...
    Israel became the first country in the Middle East Wednesday to take a step toward outlawing so-called "gay conversion" therapy on Wednesday. The bill, introduced by the left-wing Meretz party, opposition lawmaker Nitzan Horowitz, was approved by Israel's parliament, the Knesset, in a vote of 42 to 36, according to AFP. It still needs to...
    (CNN)The pressure on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is building as quickly as the protests, with his official residence on Balfour Street now the focal point of protests that are growing in frequency and in size.The last protest was Tuesday night. The next is Thursday night, with more protests scheduled for the weekend. As public...