Jeffrey Heller

New Israeli government approves nationalist march in Jerusalem

Jun 14 2021

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Israel's new government on Monday approved a Jewish nationalist march in Jerusalem, a step that risks inflaming tensions with Palestinians hours after veteran leader Benjamin Netanyahu handed over power to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. | Video

Israel's new government begins, Netanyahu era ends

Jun 14 2021

JERUSALEM, June 14 The first Israeli government in 12 years not led by Benjamin Netanyahu got down to business on Monday, with the former prime minister shying away from a handover ceremony with successor Naftali Bennett.

Netanyahu out, Bennett in as Israel marks end of an era

Jun 13 2021

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Benjamin Netanyahu's record 12-year run as Israel's prime minister ended on Sunday with parliament approving a new "government of change" led by nationalist Naftali Bennett, an improbable scenario few Israelis once could have imagined. | Video

Netanyahu faces end of rule in parliamentary vote on new government

Jun 08 2021

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces an end to his long hold on power in Israel on Sunday when the country's legislature votes on approving an improbable government of diverse parties that came together to unseat him.

Netanyahu alleges Israeli election fraud, accuses rival of duplicity

Jun 06 2021

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday a newly formed Israeli coalition that is poised to unseat him was the result of "the greatest election fraud" in the history of democracy. | Video

Netanyahu, battling for political life, attacks deal to unseat him

Jun 03 2021

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday scorned as "dangerous" and "left-wing" a cross-partisan coalition cobbled together by his rivals to unseat him, even as the nationalist named to lead it echoed his hard line on the Palestinians. | Video

Out, but not down, Netanyahu could be tough opposition leader

Jun 02 2021

JERUSALEM Long the familiar face of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu is headed to the political sidelines after serving as prime minister for more than a decade.

Israel sees probable link between Pfizer vaccine and myocarditis cases

Jun 02 2021

JERUSALEM Israel's Health Ministry said on Tuesday it had found the small number of heart inflammation cases observed mainly in young men who received Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in Israel were likely linked to their vaccination. | Video

Israel's 'magician' Netanyahu faces final curtain after record run

May 31 2021

JERUSALEM Long the familiar face of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu has held on as prime minister for more than a decade, clinging to power through a criminal indictment and four elections in the past two years alone.

Netanyahu's grip on power loosens as rival moves to unseat him

May 31 2021

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Far-right party leader Naftali Bennett threw his crucial support on Sunday behind a "unity government" in Israel to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in what would be the end of a political era. | Video

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'Pingdemic' grips Britain as fears of food shortages grow

LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's supermarkets, wholesalers and hauliers were struggling on Thursday to ensure stable food and fuel supplies after an official health app told hundreds of thousands of workers to isolate after contact with someone with COVID-19.