"Resounding Blow Awaits Anybody Who Attacks Israel": Benjamin Netanyahu
Thursday, January 9, 2020, 8:06 AM
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Wednesday that Israel would strike a "resounding blow" if attacked by arch foe Iran, as regional tensions soar after the US killing of a top Iranian general. "Anyone who attacks us will receive a resounding blow," the premier told a Jerusalem conference after Iran launched a salvo of retaliatory missile strikes on bases used by US troops in Iraq.
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu Declares Victory In Ruling Party Leadership Primary
Friday, December 27, 2019, 8:04 AM
Embattled Israeli-PM Benjamin Netanyahu declared victory in a leadership primary in his right-wing Likud party Friday, ensuring he will lead it into March elections. "A huge win! Thank you to Likud members for their trust, support and love," Netanyahu tweeted an hour after polls closed. Initial results showed Netanyahu comfortably beating rival Gideon Saar, though a final tally was expected to take several hours.