Benjamin Netanyahu

Speculation grows about Israeli elections date

By JC Reporter, October 4, 2012

Speculation is rife in Israel that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is close to announcing that general elections will be held in about four months.

Although senior ministers are saying that the government must first pass the budget, most insiders acknowledge that there is little chance of proposed cuts being approved by the coalition.


Bibi’s pose manipulated?

By Sandy Rashty, October 4, 2012

What really lay behind this picture choice of Benjamin Netanyahu speaking at the UN General Assembly last week?

In the course of his address, the Israeli premier accidentally appeared to ape the pose of Adolf Hitler in the notorious arm-raised Nazi salute.


Netanyahu stamps Iran on world's consciousness

By Anshel Pfeffer, October 4, 2012

The United Nations General Assembly is not a required event for Israeli leaders — Ariel Sharon, for example, appeared there only once in his five years as prime minister.


News agencies publish Netanyahu 'Nazi' photo

By Anna Sheinman, September 28, 2012

The Associated Press (AP) and Reuters, two of the largest news agencies in the world, have been heavily criticised for publishing a photo of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a pose that echoes a Nazi salute.

The photos were taken of the Israeli leader addressing the United Nations yesterday, his left arm raised in what looks like a “heil Hitler” salute.


Netanyahu's full speech at the United Nations

By Jennifer Lipman, September 28, 2012

The Israeli Prime Minister addressed the UN General assembly and issues a warning on Iran.


Israeli PM warns UN nuclear Iran needs 'red line'

By Jennifer Lipman, September 28, 2012

Israel's Prime Minister warned the United Nations General Assembly today that without a defined "red line", Iran could have nuclear capabilities by next summer.


Advert of Bibi Netanyahu

By Anna Sheinman, September 21, 2012

Advert by Secure America Now starring Benjamin Netanyahu. For the JC's article, click here .


Netanyahu star of American advert campaign

By Anna Sheinman and Sandy Rashty, September 21, 2012

Israel’s Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu is the star of a new US advert which warns of the risk of a nuclear Iran.

The television advert, produced by independent group Secure America Now, shows edited clips of a speech the Prime Minister made last week in Jerusalem.

"The fact is that every day that passes, Iran gets closer and closer to nuclear bombs," he says.


Waiting for the US on Iran is like Russian roulette

By Emanuele Ottolenghi, September 6, 2012

It is no mystery that US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are not each other’s first choices for their respective jobs.

Washington and Jerusalem have spent almost four years seeking to dismiss recurring news stories about the friction between these two men and, more importantly, their policies.


Cracks show in US-Israel stance on Iran

By Anshel Pfeffer, September 6, 2012

The dispute between the American and Israeli leaderships over a possible attack on Iran has come out into the open in recent days with what was the sternest warning by a senior American figure against an Israeli strike.