Benjamin Netanyahu is an Israeli politician member of the parliament, the Knesset and Chairman of the Likud party.
Netanyahu, Born in 1949 has served as Prime Minister of Israel several times. Born in Tel Aviv to secular Jewish parents he was the first prime minister born in Israel after the establishment of the state.
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This week, Hungary welcomed the first Israeli Prime Minister to visit the country since the collapse of communism in 1989. Prime Minister Victor Orban stood alongside Benjamin Netanyahu as he said that his country's collaboration with Nazi Germany during World War II was a "mistake" and a "sin" as it failed to protect its Jewish community. Correspondent Stefan Bos has more about the visit.
Netanyahu has been caught by journalists imploring central European leaders to campaign for Israel in the EU. Conference organizers quickly cut his microphone when they realized his closed-door comments were broadcast.
Donald Trump has told Israelis that "Palestinians are ready to reach for peace." The comments followed a meeting earlier in the day with his counterpart in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.