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Netanyahu

[ net-ahn-yah-hoo ]

noun

  1. Benjamin, born 1949, Israeli prime minister 1996–99 and 2009–21.


Netanyahu

/ nɛtənˈjɑːhuː /

noun

  1. NetanyahuBenjamin1949MIsraeliPOLITICS: politicianPOLITICS: prime minister Benjamin (ˈbɪnjæˌmiːn). born 1949, Israeli politician: leader of the Likud party (1993–99 and from 2005); prime minister (1996–99 and from 2009)


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As Israel and Saudi Arabia have shown increasing public warmth toward each other, Netanyahu has in recent weeks indicated that he might give custody of the Al-Aqsa Mosque to Saudi Arabia.

From Ozy

So the region seems an unlikely choice for a diplomatic push by Israel, but in 2017 Netanyahu became the first Israeli leader to tour South America, and later he attended Brazilian populist president Jair Bolsonaro’s inauguration.

From Ozy

For his part, Netanyahu stands to gain from closer economic ties, and more friends abroad bolster Israel’s stature.

From Ozy

If an opportunity arose to pull the trigger, Netanyahu may have given the okay despite the tensions of the moment, not in an effort to ramp them up.

Netanyahu’s office announced on Saturday night that the meeting was postponed because more work needed to be done in advance.

From Axios

The Times of Israel even applauded Netanyahu for finally being honest about his views on the issue of Palestine.

I know, some of you will now react by saying that the Netanyahu government supports a Palestinian state.

Jamming Netanyahu at the UN will buck him up among the right.

Obama and Kerry are pretty frustrated themselves with Netanyahu.

Hence the recent Kerry trip to Rome to meet with Netanyahu and meetings with Europeans and Palestinians.

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