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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel mulls steps against the Palestinians over UN bid

Senior members of Israel’s cabinet on Tuesday weighed punitive steps that could be taken against the Palestinians if they pursue a campaign to upgrade their status to “observer state” at the United Nations this month.

Wednesday, 7 November, 2012, 11:32am

Israel PM calls early election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday called an early general election, presenting himself as the only option in the face of the Iranian nuclear threat, upheavals in the Middle East and the global economic crisis.

10 Oct 2012 - 9:17am

Netanyahu draws ‘red line’ on Iran’s nuclear programme

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew his “red line” for Iran’s nuclear programme on Thursday despite a US refusal to set an ultimatum, saying Tehran will be on the brink of a nuclear weapon in less than a year.

28 Sep 2012 - 7:03pm

Netanyahu heads to UN to discuss Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will on Thursday arrive at the UN General Assembly in New York to talk about the threat posed by a nuclear Iran in the hope of gaining support for more sanctions.

25 Sep 2012 - 11:01am