Benjamin Netanyahu http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24426/all en Netanyahu takes on the world in Israeli election campaign http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/netanyahu-takes-the-world-israeli-election-campaign <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Says Iran, Syria should be world's real concern</p> <p>* Netanyahu widely expected to win election easily</p> <p>* Settlement pledge part of stump campaign speech</p> <p>By Jeffrey Heller</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 8 (Reuters) - It's Bibi against the world on<br /> a campaign trail that took the combative Israeli prime minister<br /> to a Jewish settlement on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/netanyahu-takes-the-world-israeli-election-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashkenazi Jews Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Jews Politics Politics of Israel War Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 17:15:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731710 at http://www.globalpost.com Netanyahu denies wasting money on Iran attack plans http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/netanyahu-denies-wasting-money-iran-attack-plans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Israel and West suspect Iran developing nuclear weapons</p> <p>* Netanyahu frontrunner in Jan. 22 election</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dismissed allegations by predecessor Ehud Olmert that he wasted billions of dollars preparing for a strike on Iran that did not take place.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/netanyahu-denies-wasting-money-iran-attack-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashkenazi Jews Benjamin Netanyahu Business Israeli Jews Prime Ministers of Israel Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 08:45:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733732 at http://www.globalpost.com NEWSMAKER-Netanyahu conundrum faces Iranian riddle http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/newsmaker-netanyahu-conundrum-faces-iranian-riddle <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Netanyahu set for re-election, to resume pressure on Iran</p> <p>* Critics scoff at suggestion he will go to war alone</p> <p>* After years in power, his legacy will be decided over Iran</p> <p>By Crispian Balmer</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a simple message as he seeks a third term in office - he is a strong man and a vote for him at parliamentary elections on Jan. 22 means Israel will be a powerful nation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/newsmaker-netanyahu-conundrum-faces-iranian-riddle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashkenazi Jews Benjamin Netanyahu Business Entertainment Environment Health Israeli Jews Politics Politics of Israel War Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 12:00:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734091 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel budget deficit dents Netanyahu's "Mr Economy" image http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/israel-budget-deficit-dents-netanyahus-mr-economy-image <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Budget figures sting Netanyahu week before ballot</p> <p>* Deficit higher than expected after revenue drop</p> <p>* Netanyahu plays down impact of data on Israeli voters</p> <p>By Steven Scheer</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Figures showing Israel's budget ran a much higher deficit than expected last year have dented Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim to skilful economic management just over a week before a general election.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/israel-budget-deficit-dents-netanyahus-mr-economy-image" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashkenazi Jews Benjamin Netanyahu Business Human Interest Israeli Jews Politics of Israel Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:00:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734214 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Netanyahu conundrum faces Iranian riddle http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-netanyahu-conundrum-faces-iranian-riddle <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Netanyahu set for re-election, to resume pressure on Iran</p> <p>* Critics scoff at suggestion he will go to war alone</p> <p>* After years in power, his legacy will be decided over Iran</p> <p>By Crispian Balmer</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a simple message as he seeks a third term in office - he is a strong man and a vote for him at parliamentary elections on Jan. 22 means Israel will be a powerful nation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-netanyahu-conundrum-faces-iranian-riddle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashkenazi Jews Benjamin Netanyahu Business Entertainment Environment Health Israeli Jews Politics Politics of Israel War Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:30:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734332 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Israel budget deficit dents Netanyahu's "Mr Economy" image http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-israel-budget-deficit-dents-netanyahus-mr-economy-imag <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Budget figures sting Netanyahu week before ballot</p> <p>* Deficit higher than expected after revenue drop</p> <p>* Netanyahu plays down impact of data on Israeli voters</p> <p>By Steven Scheer</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Figures showing Israel's budget ran a much higher deficit than expected last year have hurt Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim to be a skilful economic manager just over a week before a general election.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-israel-budget-deficit-dents-netanyahus-mr-economy-imag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashkenazi Jews Benjamin Netanyahu Business Human Interest Israeli Jews Politics of Israel Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:45:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734342 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Obama's alleged criticism of Netanyahu enlivens Israeli election http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/update-1-obamas-alleged-criticism-netanyahu-enlivens-israeli-el <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Israelis ask whether U.S. seeks to sway Jan. 22 ballot</p> <p>* Jibes on foreign policy unlikely to sap Netanyahu base</p> <p>By Dan Williams</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Long-strained ties between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu sprang to the fore of Israel's election campaign on Wednesday after the U.S. president was quoted as criticising the prime minister's character.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/update-1-obamas-alleged-criticism-netanyahu-enlivens-israeli-el" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashkenazi Jews Benjamin Netanyahu Business Entertainment Environment Health Israeli Jews Politics Politics of Israel War Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:26:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735180 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel's Netanyahu might look to centre after ballot http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/israels-netanyahu-might-look-centre-after-ballot <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Prime Minister Netanyahu looks certain to win new term</p> <p>* Could seek centrist allies to broaden rightist coalition</p> <p>By Jeffrey Heller</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks set to form a new governing coalition after next week's election, polls show, with the only question being whether he wants to soften its hardline contours.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/israels-netanyahu-might-look-centre-after-ballot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Benjamin Netanyahu Business Israel Israeli Jews Politics of Israel Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 13:30:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735572 at http://www.globalpost.com Netanyahu set to win Israel vote, but losing steam http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/netanyahu-set-win-israel-vote-losing-steam <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Support for Netanyahu slips, according to opinion polls</p> <p>* Prime Minister still set to secure re-election</p> <p>* Netanyahu vows not to uproot Jewish settlements</p> <p>By Maayan Lubell</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Four days before Israel's parliamentary election, opinion polls published on Friday showed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu still set to win, although his support had slipped to its lowest point in the campaign so far.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/netanyahu-set-win-israel-vote-losing-steam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ashkenazi Jews Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Jews Politics of Israel War Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 08:45:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736002 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-Netanyahu says Israel needs strong ruling party http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/netanyahu-said-israel-needs-strong-ruling-party <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Fixes headline)</p> <p>By Maayan Lubell</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday a country with as many enemies as Israel cannot afford a weak ruling party, after polls ahead of Tuesday's parliamentary election showed a slide in his support.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/netanyahu-said-israel-needs-strong-ruling-party" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Benjamin Netanyahu Israel Israeli Jews Politics of Israel War Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 21:00:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736709 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel's Netanyahu seeks strong finish after election poll dip http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/israels-netanyahu-seeks-strong-finish-after-election-poll-dip <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Israel holds parliamentary election on Tuesday</p> <p>* Netanyahu tops opinion polls, but support slipping</p> <p>* Far-right Jewish Home party looks set for strong showing</p> <p>By Jeffrey Heller</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an election-eve appeal on Monday to wavering supporters to "come home", showing concern over a forecast far-right surge that would keep him in power but weaken him politically.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/israels-netanyahu-seeks-strong-finish-after-election-poll-dip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Benjamin Netanyahu Entertainment Israel Israeli Jews Politics of Israel War Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:15:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737204 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-On Israel vote eve, Netanyahu fends off surge to his right http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-israels-netanyahu-seeks-strong-finish-election <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Israel holds parliamentary election on Tuesday</p> <p>* Netanyahu tops opinion polls, but support slipping</p> <p>* Far-right Jewish Home party looks set for strong showing (Adds Bennett quote)</p> <p>By Jeffrey Heller</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Israelis vote on Tuesday for the first time since revolutions convulsed their Arab neighbours, in an election expected to push the Jewish state even further to the right, away from peace with Palestinians and towards greater confrontation with Iran.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-israels-netanyahu-seeks-strong-finish-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Benjamin Netanyahu Entertainment Israel Israeli Jews Politics of Israel War Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:45:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737228 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel set to re-elect Netanyahu, shift further right http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/israel-set-re-elect-netanyahu-shift-further-right <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Tuesday's election seen giving Netanyahu third term</p> <p>* Iran issue to return to fore, Palestinians overshadowed</p> <p>* Far-right, religious nationalist groups seen in coalition</p> <p>By Crispian Balmer</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Israelis look set to elect Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a third term with a smaller majority on Tuesday, pushing the Jewish State even further to the right, away from peace with Palestinians and towards a showdown with Iran.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/israel-set-re-elect-netanyahu-shift-further-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Benjamin Netanyahu Business Israel Israeli Jews Politics Politics of Israel War Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 01:15:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737526 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-UPDATE 10-Netanyahu claims election win despite losses http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-israel-goes-polls-set-re-elect-netanyahu <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects to show final turnout highest since 2003, not 1999)</p> <p>* Exit polls show PM's bloc is biggest despite setbacks</p> <p>* Iran issue to return to fore, Palestinians overshadowed</p> <p>* Far-right, religious nationalist groups seen in coalition</p> <p>By Alistair Lyon</p> <p>JERUSALEM, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Hawkish Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu emerged the bruised winner of Israel's election on Tuesday, claiming victory despite unexpected losses to resurgent centre-left challengers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-israel-goes-polls-set-re-elect-netanyahu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Benjamin Netanyahu Business Education Entertainment Israel Israeli Jews Politics Politics of Israel Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 06:45:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737584 at http://www.globalpost.com Netanyahu claims election victory, based on exit polls http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/blank-headline-received-11 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>JERUSALEM, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory in Israel's election on Tuesday after exit polls showed he was set to lead a right-wing government with a narrow majority in parliament.</p> <p>"According to the exit polls, it is clear that Israelis decided that they want me to continue serving as prime minister, and that I form as broad a government as possible," Netanyahu, who heads the right-wing Likud party, said on his Facebook page. (Reporting by Ari Rabinovitch, Editing by Jeffrey Heller)</p> Ashkenazi Jews Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Jews Politics of Israel Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:45:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737991 at http://www.globalpost.com