Benny Gantz said Saturday that a New Yorker report which said Netanyahu encouraged Trump to action against Iran was likely "not what happened."
New Prime Minister Naftali Bennett denounced the resistance of Netanyahu and other opponents Tuesday as "petty politics."
"When it comes to matters of our security, our very survival, I've always reserved the right to act on our own without informing our American friends," the former prime minister said.
For however long it lasts, the new government will veer from leftist and Islamist policies to gridlock.
The attack reportedly targeted Hamas armed compounds in response to incendiary balloons that were deployed from the area.
New Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has expressed gratitude towards former U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial policy record in the Middle East.
No doubt, a sizable ideological gap between the different parties exists, but what unites them is far more significant than what divides them.
Naftali Bennett took over as Prime Minister in Israel after ousting Benjamin Netanyahu. The Sunday election ended Netanyahu's 12-year rule with a close vote of 60-59 in Knesset. Bennett was sworn in late Sunday and in two years Foreign Minister Yair Lapid will take over as prime minister.
The Florida lawmaker appeared to make a comparison with the possibility of Donald Trump coming back to re-run as president in 2024.
Israel's new Prime Minister Naftali Bennett once described himself as being "more right-wing" than his predecessor Benjamin Netanyahu.
The new Israeli prime minister thanked Netanyahu for his leadership of the country.
Israel's departing prime minister says a "deep state" conspiracy unseated him.
A new coalition will end Netanyahu's long reign, but U.S.-Israeli tensions will remain over the fate of the Palestinians.
It is precisely Netanyahu's legacy of protecting Israel that propels him to move forward to finish the arc of his long career.
Opponents of Netanyahu asked parliament on Thursday for a speedy vote to officially remove him from office.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's opposition reached an agreement before the midnight deadline to form a coalition government.
The two politicians must now form a coalition government by midnight Wednesday.
"It's good to be with my good friend, the prime minister, and it's important that we're here now, to state, unequivocally that the United States stands with Israel," Cruz said on Tuesday.
"All of this came from one Hamas rocket, one terrorist, who murdered a woman in Ashkelon," Cruz said at the end of the video he posted on Tuesday.
Coalition talks are currently underway aimed at ousting Benjamin Netanyahu after more than a decade in power.
With Israel continuing to pummel Hamas, and growing support for Palestinians within his own party, Biden seemed to have no good options. Yet he comes out of the crisis with more freedom to do what he actually wants: Seek a deal with Iran.
"After 11 days of this operation, every Israeli citizen will ask themselves: What did the government really want to achieve with this military operation? What is its policy and strategic long-term aim concerning Hamas in Gaza?" Lapid wrote.
Less than a quarter of Israelis said they support a ceasefire as the violence continues.
President Joe Biden told Israel on Wednesday that he expected "a significant de-escalation today on the path to a cease-fire", which led to pushback from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Death and destruction continue in Gaza and Israel, but it may ultimately boost the political fortunes of both Hamas and embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Biden promised the legislator that he will do everything he can to make sure her Palestinian family members remain safe inside Israel's West Bank.
"I've been following this from a distance for a really long time, and I've never felt like Americans really care that much about Palestinians," Reid said.
The prime minister's son criticized the Wonder Woman actress for not taking a stronger stance on the escalation in violence between Israel and Palestinian militants.
"Enough, President Biden. You will not do this on our watch," Tlaib said. "You have to speak out against this violence in a very aggressive way that holds Netanyahu and his leadership accountable."
President Joe Biden "expressed his support for a ceasefire" in a call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the first time since deadly hostilities broke out involving Gaza-based Palestinian fighters. Netanyahu, however, said orders were to continue striking at the terrorist targets."