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Pompeo, in Israel, says Hezbollah putting Lebanon at risk

Mar 21 2019

JERUSALEM U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday described the heavily armed Hezbollah group as a risk to their fellow Lebanese and conferred with Israel about the Iranian-backed militia ahead of a trip to Beirut.

Netanyahu says Iran has 'sensitive information' on rival, Tehran denies hack

Mar 20 2019

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu alleged on Wednesday that Iran could blackmail his main election rival, Benny Gantz, after hacking the former armed forces chief's phone, even as Tehran denied doing so.

Israel's top court disqualifies far-rightist, approves Arab party for ballot

Mar 18 2019

JERUSALEM Israel's top court disqualified on Sunday a far-right Jewish politician from next month's national election and approved the candidacy of a disputed Arab party, overturning March 6 decisions by the election board, a court statement said.

Israeli military sounds rocket alarms in communities near Gaza

Mar 14 2019

JERUSALEM The Israeli military said its rocket sirens were activated in communities near the Gaza Strip border on Friday soon after it carried out air strikes against Hamas targets in the enclave.

Israeli military sounds rocket alarms in communities near Gaza

Mar 14 2019

JERUSALEM The Israeli military said its rocket sirens were activated in communities near the Gaza Strip border on Friday soon after it carried out air strikes against Hamas targets in the enclave.

Israel says Hezbollah suspect in U.S. troop deaths now active on Golan

Mar 13 2019

JERUSALEM Israel on Wednesday accused a suspected Lebanese Hezbollah operative who was previously held in Iraq over the killing of five U.S. military personnel of now setting up a Syrian guerrilla network for cross-border attacks on Israeli targets.

Cannabis constituency? Israeli election rivals warm to pot

Mar 12 2019

JERUSALEM Marijuana is becoming an election issue in Israel now that an upstart far-right party that favors legalizing the drug seems to be drawing voters away from conservative Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israeli deportation hearing focuses on Human Right Watch official's tweets

Mar 11 2019

JERUSALEM An Israeli appellate court deferred a ruling on Monday over the deportation of the director of the local office of Human Rights Watch, accused of promoting pro-Palestinian boycotts of Israel, which Israel has banned.

Far-rightists cleared for Israel election, Arab party blocked

Mar 07 2019

JERUSALEM Israel's election board has approved far-right Jewish candidates accused by rivals of racism for next month's election while disqualifying an Arab party that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said supported terrorism.

Far-rightists cleared for Israel election, Arab party blocked

Mar 07 2019

JERUSALEM Israel's election board has approved far-right Jewish candidates accused by rivals of racism for next month's election while disqualifying an Arab party that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said supported terrorism.

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