The Israeli and US leaders have known each other for decades and often disagreed on key issues.
Israel's parliament ratifies law limiting the circumstances in which a prime minister can be removed, a move critics say is meant to shield the incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu from any fallout from his corruption trials.
US summons Israel's ambassador in Washington hours after a vote to revoke a 2005 law that dismantled four settlements on Palestinian territories.
Israeli opposition leader slams coalition government's rejection of president’s proposal to settle division on judicial overhaul plan.
Letter addressed to German and British envoys urges both countries to cancel upcoming visits by PM Netanyahu because of his plans to turn judiciary into a rubber stamp entity.
Amid growing civilian protests, Lieutenant General Herzi Halevi says that army personnel walkouts could expand to the point of harming operational capabilities.
Smotrich's comments drew international condemnation, with the UN human rights chief Volker Turk denouncing them as "an unfathomable statement of incitement to violence and hostility".
Israeli police fire stun grenades and scuffles break out in Tel Aviv during nationwide protests against PM Netanyahu's plan to overhaul judiciary. Meanwhile, Netanyahu's wife is "rescued" from a salon besieged by angry protesters.
Bill, proposed by hardline and extreme-right minister Itamar Ben-Gvir, states that anyone who kills an Israeli citizen should be sentenced to death.
Israelis brave heavy rain for fifth week of protests against judicial reform plans by PM Netanyahu's new government that critics say threaten democratic checks on ministers by the courts.
Gali Baharav-Miara tells prime minister that any involvement in the overhaul of the country's judicial system risks a conflict of interest in his ongoing corruption trial.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is set to visit Israel and the occupied West Bank, focusing on “de-escalation” after a deadly Israeli military raid in Jenin set off violent confrontations with Palestinians.
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