Avigdor Lieberman
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Benjamin Netanyahu

Knowledge Identifier: +Benjamin_Netanyahu


Benjamin Netanyahu

Current Prime Minister of Israeladd

Category: Politics

Born in 1949.

Countries: Israel (50%), United States (17%), (6%)

Main connections: Likud, Avigdor Lieberman, Ehud Barak

Linked to: Likud, Knesset, Israel Defense Forces, Kadima




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Netanyahu was born in 1949 in Tel Aviv to Zila (1912–2000) and professor Benzion Netanyahu (b. add something


Between 1956 and 1958, and again in 1963–67, his family lived in the United States in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia, where he attended and graduated from the Cheltenham High School and was active in a debate club. add something


After graduating from high school in 1967, Netanyahu returned to Israel to enlist in the IDF. He trained as a combat soldier and became a team leader in an elite special forces unit of the IDF, Sayeret Matkal. add something


He argued that Israel was diverting attention "From the occupation that had began on 1967, and the establishment of a Palestinian State, towards secondary issues, such as flying methods and academic arguments, and said that "It is time all the inhabitants of the Middle East will live a normal life". add something


Nathaniel Schmidt - In 1971, Professor Benzion Netanyahu, father to the future Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, and brothers Yonathan and Iddo, moved to Ithaca, New York, New York to serve as the new Professor of Judaic Studies and Chairman of the revived Department of Semitic Languages and Literatures


In 1976 Netanyahu lost his older brother Yonatan Netanyahu, who served as the commander of the elite Israeli army commando unit Sayeret Matkal and was killed in action during the counter-terrorism hostage-rescue mission Operation Entebbe in which his unit rescued more than 100 hostages hijacked and flown to the Entebbe Airport in Uganda. add something


Netanyahu's older brother, Yonatan, was killed in Uganda during Operation Entebbe in 1976. add something


After graduating in 1977 Netanyahu returned to Israel and had a brief career as a furniture company's chief marketing officer. add something


In addition between 1978 and 1980 he formed the Jonathan Netanyahu anti-Terror Institute, a non-governmental organization devoted to the study of terrorism, which conducted a number of international conferences about terrorism. add something


The marriage ended in 1978. add something


Between 1984 and 1988 Netanyahu served as the Israeli ambassador to the United Nations. add something


Prior to the 1988 Israeli legislative election Netanyahu returned to Israel and joined the Likud party. add something


Benny Begin - First elected to the Knesset in 1988 as a Likud MK, Begin ran in the Likud primary in 1993 to succeed Yitzhak Shamir as party leader but was defeated by Benjamin Netanyahu


Avigdor Lieberman - In 1988, he started working with Benjamin Netanyahu


During the Madrid Conference of 1991 Netanyahu was among members the Israeli delegation headed by Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir. add something


In 1991 Netanyahu married his third wife, Sara Ben-Artzi, a psychology major working as a flight attendant, whom he met while traveling on an El Al flight from New York to Israel. add something


Following the defeat of the Likud party in the 1992 Israeli legislative elections the Likud party held a primary election in 1993 to select its leader, and Netanyahu was victorious, defeating Benny Begin, son of the late Prime Minister Menachem Begin, and veteran politician David Levy (Sharon initially sought Likud party leadership as well, but quickly withdrew when it was evident that he was attracting minimal support). add something


Barton Gellman - In 1994, he moved to Jerusalem as bureau chief, covering peace negotiations, the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, and the ascent of Benjamin Netanyahu


David Bar-Illan - Bar-Illan served as Executive Editor of the Jerusalem Post, Israel's leading English-language newspaper, before becoming Director of Communications & Policy Planning for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from 1996-99


Arthur J. Finkelstein - Earlier in 1996, he helped Benjamin Netanyahu oust Shimon Perez as leader of Israel


Shimon Peres - However, he was narrowly defeated by Benjamin Netanyahu in the first direct elections for Prime Minister in 1996.


Suicide attack - In 1996, the Israelis elected the conservative candidate Benjamin Netanyahu who promised to restore safety by conditioning every step in the peace process on Israel's assessment of the Palestinian Authority's fulfillment of its obligations in curbing violence as outlined in the Oslo agreements


Second Intifada - In the 1996 elections, Israelis elected a right-wing coalition led by the Likud candidate, Benjamin Netanyahu who was followed in 1999 by the Labor Party leader Ehud Barak


Likud - Nevertheless, Likud's candidate Benjamin Netanyahu did win the vote for Prime Minister in 1996 and was given the task of forming a government after the 1996 elections


Likud - His successor, Benjamin Netanyahu, became the third Likud Prime Minister in May 1996, following the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin


In 1997, police recommended that Netanyahu be indicted on corruption charges for influence-peddling. add something


In January 1997 Netanyahu signed the Hebron Protocol with the Palestinian Authority which resulted in the redeployment of Israeli forces in Hebron and the turnover of civilian authority in much of the area to the Palestinian Authority. add something


Efraim Halevy - After the failure of the Mossad operation to assassinate Hamas leader Khaled Mashal in 1997, he took an active part in Benjamin Netanyahu's mission to return the Mossad men captured in Jordan, and to settle the crisis with the King of Jordan


Yisrael Beiteinu - Lieberman's actions were motivated by the concessions granted by his former boss, Benjamin Netanyahu to the Palestinian Authority in the 1997 Wye River Memorandum, featuring the division of the West Bank city of Hebron


Khaled Mashal - On 25 September 1997, Mashal was the target of an assassination attempt carried out by the Israeli Mossad under orders from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his security cabinet


Eventually, the lack of progress of the peace process led to new negotiations which produced the Wye River Memorandum in 1998 which detailed the steps to be taken by the Israeli government and Palestinian Authority to implement the earlier Interim Agreement of 1995. add something


Jonathan Pollard - At the 1998 Wye River Conference, Benjamin Netanyahu demanded Pollard's release, and President Clinton made a public statement about reviewing the case


CNN - CNN placed a live chat with Benjamin Netanyahu on the network in 1998


Meir Sheetrit - In 1998 he was appointed Minister of Finance, serving until the fall of Benjamin Netanyahu's first government in 1999


Robin Cook - In March 1998, a diplomatic rift ensued with Israel when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu angrily cancelled a dinner with Cook, while Cook was visiting Israel and had demonstrated opposition to the expansion of Israeli settlements


Jonathan Pollard - On May 11, 1998, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu admitted Pollard was a known information source, handled by high-ranking officials of the Israeli Bureau for Scientific Relations


After being defeated by Ehud Barak in the 1999 election for Prime Minister, Netanyahu temporarily retired from politics. add something


In 1999, Netanyahu faced another scandal when the Israel Police recommended that he be tried for corruption for $100,000 in free services from a government contractor; Israel's attorney general did not prosecute, citing difficulties with evidence. add something


With the fall of the Barak government in late 2000, Netanyahu expressed his desire to return to politics. add something


Joel C. Rosenberg - Rosenberg opened a political consultancy business, which he ran until 2000, advising former Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Natan Sharansky and then-former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu where he garnered much of his information on the Middle East that he would later use in his books


Yasser Arafat - Arafat continued negotiations with Netanyahu's successor, Ehud Barak, at the Camp David 2000 Summit in July 2000


In a 2001 video, Netanyahu, reportedly unaware he was being recorded, said: "They asked me before the election if I'd honor ," "I said I would, but . add something


In 2002, after the Israeli Labor Party left the coalition and vacated the position of foreign minister, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon appointed Netanyahu as Foreign Minister. add something


Jonathan Pollard - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has voiced particularly strong support for Pollard's release, visiting the convicted spy in prison in 2002 while not in office


Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights - The group is based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and gained a wide profile after instigating a protest in Concordia University, that forced the Israeli ex-Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cancel a speech that was to take place on 9 September 2002


After the 2003 Israeli legislative election, in what many observers regarded as a surprise move, Sharon offered the Foreign Ministry to Silvan Shalom and offered Netanyahu the Finance Ministry. add something


Jaggi Singh - On January 20, 2003, Singh was to speak at a demonstration in support of students facing disciplinary charges for the September 9 protest against Benjamin Netanyahu


Netanyahu threatened to resign in 2004 unless the Gaza pullout plan was put to a referendum, but later lifted the ultimatum and voted for the programme in the Knesset. add something


In 2005, he was voted the 18th-greatest Israeli of all time, in a poll by the Israeli news website Ynet to determine whom the general public considered the 200 Greatest Israelis. add something


Stanley Fischer - Fischer was appointed Governor of the Bank of Israel in January 2005 by the Israeli cabinet, after being recommended by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Finance Minister Benjamin Netanyahu


Carlo De Benedetti - In October 2005, De Benedetti reportedly offered Benjamin Netanyahu, the Finance Minister of Israel, the position of Italian finance minister, which Netanyahu declined


Ariel Sharon - The measure was an attempt by Netanyahu to call an early primary in November 2005 to choose the party's leader


Ariel Sharon - On 20 December 2005, Sharon's longtime rival Benjamin Netanyahu was elected his successor as leader of Likud


Naftali Bennett - After he took part in the 2006 Lebanon War, Bennett joined the Leader of the Opposition Benjamin Netanyahu and served as his Chief of Staff from 2006 to 2008


Israeli Labor Party - Under Peretz, and especially in the 2006 electoral campaign, the party took a significant ideological turn, putting social and economic issues on top of its agenda, and advocating a moderate social-democratic approach , in sharp contrast to the neoliberal policies led by former Finance Minister Benjamin Netanyahu


In the first half of 2008, doctors removed a small colon polyp that proved to be benign. add something


Netanyahu repeated these remarks at a news conference in April 2008. add something


Netayahu presented his cabinet for a Knesset "Vote of Confidence" on March 31, 2009. add something


Following Livni's election to head Kadima and Olmert's resignation from the post of Prime Minister, Netanyahu declined to join the coalition Livni was trying to form and supported new elections, which were held in February 2009. add something


Likud - Following the 2009 elections, the party appears to have mostly recovered from its loss, and led the Israeli government under the Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu


Meir Dagan - He was re-appointed in 2009 by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to serve until the end of 2010


Oranit - In 2009, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu imposed a 10-month freeze on construction in Oranit and other Israeli settlements in the West Bank


Yedioth Ahronoth - Oren Frisco reached a similar conclusion after the 2009 Knesset elections, writing that throughout the campaign, Yediot Ahronoth was biased against Benjamin Netanyahu


Economic Strategy Ministry - The post was created following the formation of a new government in March 2009, and is held by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu


Science and Technology Minister of Israel - With the creation of Benjamin Netanyahu's government in March 2009, the culture and sports portfolios were separated from the Ministry of Science and Technology and transferred to the Ministry of Culture and Sport


Gila Gamliel - On April 1, 2009 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed Gamliel as Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Office in his new government, with the portfolio of the Advancement of Young People, Students and Women


Farouk Hosny - Months prior to the UNESCO election, the Israeli government ceased opposition to Hosni's candidacy following a May 2009 meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Mubarak


Michael Oren - On May 3, 2009, Oren was appointed as ambassador of Israel to the United States by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, succeeding Sallai Meridor


Israel Defense Forces - On 30 September 2009 Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu endorsed an additional NIS 1,5 billion for the defense budget to help Israel address problems regarding Iran


In 2010, the British magazine New Statesman listed Netanyahu at 11th on the list of "The World's 50 Most Influential Figures 2010". add something


Mitchell at the start of the direct talks on September 2, 2010. add something


Eric Cantor - Shortly after the 2010 midterm elections, Cantor met privately with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, just before Netanyahu was to meet with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.


Elie Wiesel - On April 18, 2010 in "The New York Times" and on 16 April for three other newspapers, Wiesel wrote a full-page advertisement in which he emphasized the Jewish connection to Jerusalem and criticized the Obama administration for pressuring Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to halt East Jerusalem Jewish settlement construction


University of California Irvine Muslim Student Union - Cecilie Surasky of Jewish Voice for Peace noted that while JVP hecklers did not face criminal charges when they disrupted a speech by Benjamin Netanyahu in November 2010, the MSU hecklers were charged with regard to the Oren incident


Jonathan Pollard - On December 21, 2010, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would formally and publicly call for Pollard's release


During the 2011 G-20 Cannes summit, French president Nicholas Sarkozy was overhead saying to president Barack Obama, "I cannot bear Netanyahu, he's a liar". add something


In 2011, Noa and her husband Daniel had a second son named David. add something


In 2011, it was revealed that, on retiring from office in July of that year, former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates had said that Netanyahu was ungrateful to the United States and endangering Israel. add something


In January 2011, Labor Party leader Ehud Barak formed a breakaway party, Independence, which enabled Barak to maintain his loyal Labor MK faction within the Netanyahu coalition government, and prevented the departure of Labor as a whole from the government. add something


In March and April 2011 the Israeli media published a series of articles claiming that interest groups had paid for foreign trips of Netanyahu and his wife. add something


State Department representative in November 2011, under the leadership of Netanyahu and Obama, Israel and the United States have enjoyed unprecedented security cooperation. add something


Jacob Lew - A 2011 press release from the Religion News Service noted that Lew "has extensive connections in the American Jewish community," and that he might be able to help President Obama "build a more friendly rapport" with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu


Israel Defense Forces - However in 2011, the prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu reversed course and moved to make significant cuts in the defense budget in order to pay for social programs


Yoav Galant - On February 1, 2011, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak canceled the appointment of Galant to the post of Israel Defense Forces chief


Micha Lindenstrauss - In April 2011 Lindenstrauss announced an investigation into Benjamin Netanyahu's travel at the expense of private businessmen, mainly American Jews


Gilad Shalit - A protest was held in August 2011 outside Benjamin Netanyahu's office to mark Shalit's sixth birthday in captivity


In 2012, Netanyahu initially planned to call early elections, but subsequently oversaw the creation of a controversial government of national unity that will see Israel through until the national elections of 2013 add something


In 2012, he used the opening ceremony for Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day to warn against the dangers of an Iranian nuclear bomb, saying he was following the example of Jewish leaders during World War II who struggled to raise the alarm about the Nazis' genocidal intentions add something


In 2012, he was ranked first on the list of the "Most Influential Jews in the World" by "The Jerusalem Post" add something


Netanyahu and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney have a close relationship that dates back to their work together at the Boston Consulting Group in the mid-1970s add something


In May 2012, Netanyahu officially recognized for the first time the right for Palestinians to have their own state, though as before he declared it would have to be demilitarized add something


On October 25, 2012, Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced that their respective political parties, Likud and Yisrael Beiteinu, had merged and would run together on a single ballot in Israel's January 22, 2013 general elections add something


Council for the National Interest - In 2012 director Philip Giraldi wrote a column called "Why I Dislike Israel" which criticized the U.S.-Israel relationship and alleged that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was "meddling" in the 2012 U.S. presidential race


Noa Tishby - Noa was on The 2012 Jerusalem Post disputable list of the 50 most influential Jews in the world alongside Benjamin Netanyahu, Natalie_Portman and Mark Zuckerberg


Mirza Masroor Ahmad - On March 5, 2012, Mirza Masroor Ahmad wrote letters to Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to avoid war between their countries and warning both the leaders that if this tension escalates it may turn toward World War III and involve nuclear weapons


Tony Burman - In an article published by the "Toronto Star" on September 7, 2012, Burman stated that the recent decision by the government of Stephen Harper to sever diplomatic relations with Iran was evidence that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is Canada's "new foreign minister


Yisrael Beiteinu - On 25 October 2012, Lieberman and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that Yisrael Beiteinu and Likud would run together on a single ballot in Israel's 22 January 2013 general elections


Avigdor Lieberman - On October 25, 2012, Lieberman and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that their respective political parties, Likud and Yisrael Beiteinu, had merged and would run together on a single ballot in Israel's January 22, 2013 general elections


Avigdor Lieberman - Following Lieberman's resignation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped in and as of late December 2012 is serving as acting Foreign Minister


After the victory in the 2013 elections, he became the second person to be elected to the position of Prime Minister for a third term, after Israel's founder David Ben-Gurion add something


The 2013 election returned Netanyahu's Likud Yisrael Beiteinu coalition with 11 fewer seats than the combined Likud and Yisrael Beitanu parties had going into the vote add something


In October 2013 Bejamin Netanyahu in an controversial interview with BBC Persian Service praised the history of Persia and siad: "if the Iranian regime has nuclear weapons, the Iranian people will never be free of dictatorship and will live in eternal servitude add something


Hatnuah - The party went on to win six seats in the 2013 Knesset elections, and joined Benjamin Netanyahu's government, with Livni and Peretz given ministerial portfolios


Donald Trump - In January 2013, Trump endorsed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during the 2013 Israeli elections stating that "A strong prime minister is a strong Israel


Tzipi Livni - Since 18 March 2013 she has served as the Israeli Minister of Justice under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as leader of the liberal Hatnuah party, which won 6 mandates in the January 2013 Israeli elections


In January 2014, Netanyahu was slammed by leading Zionists and the press because his son was allegedly dating a non-Jewish woman add something


In April 2014 Netanyahu voiced major concern when Hamas joined the Palestinian Authority to form a unity government add something


He began a number of verbal attacks on Hamas leading up to the disappearance of three Israeli teenagers on 12 June 2014 add something


On 30 June 2014 when the bodies of the three missing teenagers were found he launched major air raids over Gaza add something


In October 2014, Netanyahu called restrictions on settlements "against the American values" add something


But the relationship between Netanyahu and the White house had become problematic enough that Jeffrey Goldberg reported in November 2014 that his conversations with Netanyahu and other Israeli officials indicated Israel would wait until a new U.S. president is elected before attempting to mend the relationship with the U.S. administration add something


On 2 December 2014 Netanyahu fired two of his ministers, Finance Minister Yair Lapid, who heads the centrist Yesh Atid party and Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, who heads Hatnua add something


Jerusalem - However, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in 2014 that "Jerusalem will never be divided"


Trinidad Jimenez - In this capacity, she made headlines when she promoted a non-binding motion in 2014 which "urged" the government to recognize a Palestinian state, angering the Israeli government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu


Yair Lapid - On 2 December, 2014, Lapid was fired from his post as finance minister by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu


Isaac Herzog - In June 2014, Herzog criticized PM Benjamin Netanyahu for failing to engage the international community, failing to present a proposal for peace with Palestinians, and failure to work effectively with the President of the United States, Barak Obama


Yair Lapid - On 2 December 2014, Lapid was fired from his post as finance minister by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu


John Henry Patterson (author) - With the assistance and support of the Israeli government and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on 4 December 2014, the remains of Patterson and his wife, were re-interred in the Avihayil cemetery where some of the men he commanded are buried


On January 2015, Netanyahu was invited to address US congress in the following month add something


Leading up to the speech, on 3 March 2015, a fierce negative reaction from U.S. Jewish communities and Israel's allies, according to Israeli consuls general in the United States add something


Objections included the arrangement of the speech without the support and engagement of the Obama administration and the timing of the speech before Israel's 17 March 2015 election add something


The changes led to the dissolution of the government, with new elections expected on 17 March 2015 add something


President Rivlin granted Netanyahu an extension until May 6, 2015 to build a coalition when one had not been finalized in the first four weeks of negotiations add something


On May 28, 2015, Netanyahu announced that he would be running for an unprecedented fifth term a Prime Minister in the next general election and that he supports Likud's current process of picking MK candidates add something


In August 2015, Netanyahu's government approved a two-year budget that would see agricultural reforms and lowering of import duties to reduce food prices, deregulation of the approval process in construction to lower housing costs and speed up infrastructure building, and reforms in the financial sector to boost competition and lower fees for financial services add something


In October 2015, Netanyahu drew widespread criticism for claiming that the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini, gave Adolf Hitler the idea for the Holocaust in the preceding months to the Second World War, convincing the Nazi leader to exterminate Jews rather than just expel them from Europe add something


He is scheduled to be released on November 21, 2015, thirty years from the day when he was arrested add something


Dov Khenin - In 2015, Prime Minister Netanyahu's cabinet voted to allow the development of natural gas harvesting off the coast of the Mediterranean sea


Jon Voight - In March 2015, in the run-up to the 2015 Israeli election, Voight released a video where he called upon Israeli voters to re-elect Benjamin Netanyahu


Jan Schakowsky - In March 2015, she planned to boycott the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to congress


Charles B. Rangel - After being strongly opposed to Benjamin Netanyahu's March 3, 2015, speech to Congress and saying he would be one of those Democrats not attending, Rangel changed his mind and did attend, attributing his reversal to the advice of friends and constituents and saying, "Enough damage has already been done


Reuven Rivlin - On March 25, 2015 Rivlin, in his role as president, officially chartered Benjamin Netanyahu with the assignment of forming a new government following elections the previous week


Haj Amin al-Husseini - In October 2015, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed that Hitler at the time was not thinking of exterminating the Jews, but only of expelling them, and that it was al-Husseini who inspired Hitler to embark on a programme of genocide to prevent them from coming to Palestine


Hadash - In December 2015, the Hadash party published a Facebook post condemning the assassination of terror chief Samir Kuntar and comparing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria


In March 2016 Netanyahu's coalition faced a potential crisis as ultra-Orthodox members threatened to withdraw over the government's proposed steps to create non-Orthodox prayer space at the Western Wall add something


In May 2016, Netanyahu reported that a DNA test taken by his brother Ido found that they have some Sephardi ancestry add something


At the end of December 2016, it was reported that the prime minister will be questioned by police in two cases not made public before, one major case and the other minor one, cases that were called "Case 1000" and "Case 2000", due to the link between them add something


Avigdor Lieberman - Lieberman was appointed Minister of Defense by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu in May of 2016


Moshe Gafni - In February 2016, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized Garni and other government leaders for making disparaging remarks about Reform and Conservative Judaism


Avigdor Lieberman - Lieberman was appointed Minister of Defense by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu in May 2016


Moshe Ya'alon - He resigned on 20 May 2016, citing "difficult disagreements on moral and professional matters" with prime minister Netanyahu and warning that "extreme and dangerous elements have taken over Israel and the Likud Party"


During January 2017, the prime minister was questioned by police in two cases not made public before, one major case and the other minor one, cases that were called "Case 1000" and "Case 2000", due to the link between them add something


On 22 February 2017, Netanyahu became the first serving Prime Minister of Israel to visit Australia add something


On August 3, 2017, the police confirmed for the first time Netanyahu is suspected of crimes involving fraud, breach of trust and bribes in the cases "1000" and "2000 add something


On 12 October 2017, shortly after the United States announced the same action, Netanyahu's government announced it was leaving UNESCO due to what it saw as anti-Israel actions by the agency, and it made that decision official in December 2017 add something


The Israeli government officially notified UNESCO of the withdrawal in late December 2017 add something


Yedioth Ahronoth - In January 2017, secret recordings were released of conversations between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Mozes discussing a potential deal in which the newspaper would provide better coverage of Netanyahu in exchange for the government limiting the circulation of competitor Israel Hayom


Moshe Kahlon - The party joined Binyamin Netanyahu's coalition government, with Kahlon appointed Minister of Finance on 14 May. He briefly served as Minister of Environmental Protection from 31 May to 1 August and as Minister of the Economy from 1 August until 23 January 2017


Abdullah II of Jordan - A Haaretz report published in February 2017 revealed details on a secret summit held in January 2016 in the Jordanian city of Aqaba between Abdullah, American secretary of state John Kerry, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi


Gag order - In August 2017, Israeli court issued a month-old gag order on a state witness deal regarding the ongoing criminal investigations of the Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu


Gag order - In August 2017, Israeli court issued a month-old gag order on a state witness deal regarding the ongoing criminal investigations of the Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu


Jared Kushner - On August 24, 2017, Kushner traveled to Israel to talk to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu


On 13 February 2018, the Israeli police recommended that Netanyahu should be charged with corruption add something


On 30 April 2018, Netanyahu accused Iran of not holding up its end of the Iran nuclear deal after presenting a cache of over 100,000 documents detailing the extent of Iran's nuclear program add something


On November 25, 2018, it was reported that Economic Crimes Division Director Liat Ben-Ari recommended indictment for both cases add something


New Israel Fund - In April 2018 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed the New Israel Fund for undermining an agreement he said he had reached with the government of Rwanda to have that country accept migrants deported from Israel


If Netanyahu wins a snap election in 2019 he is set to become the longest-serving Prime Minister in Israeli history add something


On 28 February 2019, the Israeli attorney general announced his intent to file indictments against Netanyahu on bribe and fraud charges in three different cases add something


According to "Haaretz", Netanyahu supported and facilitated the alliance in order to help the new block meet the threshold required to enter the parliament, and thus help him form a right-wing majority after April 2019 elections add something


On 10 September 2019, Netanyahu pledged to annex part of the occupied West Bank on the border with Jordan if re-elected the following week add something


Frankfurter Rundschau - In 2019, the newspaper published an editorial titled "The Eternal Netanyahu" about Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu


Idriss Deby - In January 2019, Déby and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the resumption of diplomatic relations between Chad and Israel


Mike Pompeo - In March 2019, when questioned regarding Isreal's conflicts with Iran and following a visit to the Western Wall with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Pompeo spoke to "the work that our administration's done to make sure that this democracy in the Middle East, that this Jewish state, remains


Benny Begin - On 3 March 2019, Begin said that he was deeply troubled after reading the Israeli attorney general's 57-page document detailing the suspicions against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu


Avigdor Lieberman - Lieberman has stated his opposition to forming a coalition with religious parties and refused to join Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition in April 2019


Antisemitism - On April 25, 2019, "The New York Times" international edition included a cartoon featuring U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu


M. Afzal Khan - In July 2019, Khan apologised after it emerged that he had shared a Facebook video about Benjamin Netanyahu in 2017 containing antisemitic tropes