Search for Benjamin Netanyahu and
    1. April 6, 2015

      Israel calls for changes to international nuclear deal with Iran

      Israel stepped up its lobbying campaign against the agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme on Monday, listing the changes it...

    2. April 6, 2015

      China cannot believe its luck over new investment bank

      The Chinese government can scarcely believe its own luck. Heaping Asian insult upon Capitol Hill injury, last week Benjamin...

    Special Reports

    1. Egypt

      Transition toward a difficult new dawn...
    Search more Special Reports on this topic.

    1. April 3, 2015

      Israel condemns Iran nuclear deal

      Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, denounced the framework deal between Iran and world powers to contain Tehran’s...

    2. March 29, 2015

      Middle East tensions heighten as pressure builds over Yemen

      Tensions sharpened across the Middle East on Sunday after Arab leaders sought to raise the pressure on Iran by announcing a...

    3. March 27, 2015

      Israel releases tax revenues to Palestinians

      Israel’s government on Friday released tax revenues it had been withholding since January to punish the Palestinians for...

    4. March 25, 2015

      Israel’s high-stakes outbreak of political sincerity

      We despise electoral deceit. We hate the way politicians casually make promises during campaigns and, once in office, either...

    5. March 24, 2015

      Netanyahu’s recklessness has consequences that Israelis fear

      On the eve of what he perceived in some panic to be a knife-edge election this month, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s rightwing...

    6. March 20, 2015

      ‘Metro’ vs ‘retro’: Election widens social divisions in Israel

      Gabriel Tamir and his brother-in-law Yuval Brayer are discussing the rightwing Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu’s surprise...

    7. March 20, 2015

      Will the real Netanyahu please stand up?

      Oh I see, when Benjamin Netanyahu said on the eve of this week’s Israeli election that as long as he was prime minister...

    8. March 19, 2015

      White House reconsiders supporting Israel at UN

      The White House said on Thursday that it was reconsidering the support it has given Israel at the UN even as Israeli Prime...

    9. March 19, 2015

      Netanyahu’s scorched earth victory adds to Israel’s loneliness

      Israel’s bitterly contested election appears to confirm that the politics of fear works well enough for an unpopular prime...

    10. March 18, 2015

      Bibi’s triumph and the challenge for Obama

      Benjamin Netanyahu’s decisive victory in Israel’s general election is testimony to his dogged determination as a political...

    11. March 18, 2015

      Benjamin Netanyahu pulled out all the stops for surprise poll win

      In the final hours of an election campaign that Benjamin Netanyahu looked certain to lose, his Likud party went into crisis...

    12. March 18, 2015

      Kahlon holds key to Netanyahu coalition

      He is the star of Israel’s election, courted by Benjamin Netanyahu as he seeks to assemble a government and by the smaller...

    13. FT Photo Diary

      March 18, 2015

      Netanyahu election win

      Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves to supporters at the party headquarters in Tel Aviv on Wednesday. Netanyahu...

    14. The World

      March 18, 2015

      The price of Netanyahu's victory

      Even some of his bitter enemies would now have to concede that Benjamin Netanyahu is a giant on the Israeli political scene....

    15. March 18, 2015

      Israel’s tribal impasse behind Netanyahu’s dramatic victory

      Having won re-election, Benjamin Netanyahu is set to become the longest-serving prime minister in Israel’s history,...

    16. FT Alphaville

      March 18, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Benjamin Netanyahu won a decisive victory in Israel’s national election,...

    17. March 18, 2015

      Clear election victory for Netanyahu in Israel

      Netanyahu victorious Benjamin Netanyahu has won a decisive victory in Tuesday’s national election, defeating decisively a...

    18. March 18, 2015

      White House hits at Netanyahu’s ‘divisive rhetoric’

      The US has criticised the “divisive rhetoric” used by Benjamin Netanyahu in the closing stages of his election campaign,...

    19. March 17, 2015

      Netanyahu and Herzog parties tied in Israeli exit polls

      Benjamin Netanyahu’s rightwing Likud party has avoided a widely expected trouncing by Isaac Herzog’s Zionist Union after...

    20. March 17, 2015

      Israelis vote in knife-edge election

      Israel goes to the polls Israelis voted on Tuesday in an unexpectedly close general election that has in its final days...

    21. March 16, 2015

      Blair’s Middle East role has run out of road

      When Tony Blair stepped down as Britain’s prime minister in 2007, he declared one of his ambitions would be to help forge a...

    22. March 16, 2015

      Netanyahu rejects Palestinian state ahead of knife-edge election

      Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday said he would not allow a Palestinian state to be established if he were re-elected,...

    23. March 16, 2015

      Israel’s next coalition: 3 possible scenarios

      When Israelis vote in the country’s general election on Tuesday, the world will watch to see whether the reign of “King...

    24. March 15, 2015

      Iran talks leave Sunni Arabs fretting about Tehran’s influence

      The effrontery with which Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, and his Republican partisans in the US Congress, have...

    25. March 13, 2015

      Quiet ‘blue-blood’ Herzog ahead of Netanyahu as poll nears

      Chants of “revolution!” and “the next prime minister” erupted in Tel Aviv’s Carmel market on Thursday as Isaac Herzog,...

    26. March 11, 2015

      High living costs fuel Israeli shift to the left

      When Shay Cohen celebrated his 40th birthday last month, he did not invite his guests to his modest rented flat. Instead Mr...

    27. March 10, 2015

      The fateful choice facing Israeli voters on security

      When Israel goes to the polls next week, Benjamin Netanyahu will once again offer himself up to the electorate as the leader...

    28. March 10, 2015

      Rightwing on the defensive in final week of Israeli election campaign

      Benjamin Netanyahu is claiming that a multinational conspiracy is seeking to bring down his government as he embarks on his...

    29. March 9, 2015

      Republican letter takes aim at Iran talks

      Republicans in Congress stepped up their efforts on Monday to complicate nuclear negotiations with Iran, with 47 senators...

    30. March 9, 2015

      Benjamin Netanyahu puts pressure on chemical group over job cuts

      Benjamin Netanyahu is putting pressure on Israel Chemicals, one of the country’s biggest industrial groups, over its plan to...

    31. March 8, 2015

      Likud says Palestinian state not relevant

      Benjamin Netanyahu’s rightwing Likud party said on Sunday that the creation of a Palestinian state — which the Israeli prime...

    32. March 8, 2015

      Arab parties join forces ahead of Israeli poll

      The rally in Deir Hanna began about midday, as residents of the Arab hillside town in Israel’s northern Galilee region...

    33. March 7, 2015

      Israelis gather for mass anti-Netanyahu rally

      Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in Tel Aviv and chanted “Bibi go home” in a mass demonstration against Benjamin...

    34. March 6, 2015

      Netanyahu squanders US relationship on illusory gains

      Israel has an almost umbilical relationship with the US, but its leaders generally tread a fine line between a unique...

    35. March 5, 2015

      Palestinians threaten to cut security links with Israel

      The Palestinian leadership said on Thursday evening that it had decided to suspend security co-operation with Israel. The...

    36. March 5, 2015

      John Kerry reassures nervous Gulf allies on Iran nuclear deal

      The US is not seeking a “grand bargain” with Iran, John Kerry, US secretary of state, said in Riyadh on Thursday as he...

    37. March 5, 2015

      Israeli opinion polls show slight gain for Netanyahu after US speech

      Benjamin Netanyahu has won a slight boost in his bid for re-election after his speech to the US Congress on Iran, but the...

    38. March 5, 2015

      The answer for Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu is war against Iran

      Irony is not Benjamin Netanyahu’s strong suit. Israel’s prime minister was in Washington this week to issue another of his...

    Search for Benjamin Netanyahu and