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Netanyahu demands to confront state's witnesses in corruption probes

Jan 07 2019

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, contesting an April election under the shadow of possible corruption charges, demanded on Monday to confront the state's witnesses against him.

Former Israeli FM Livni out in cold as left-wing opposition splits

Jan 01 2019

JERUSALEM Israel's main left-wing opposition split on Tuesday, leaving one of the country's most prominent politicians, former foreign minister Tzipi Livni, out in the cold ahead of an April general election.

Israel to hold early election in April, Netanyahu says

Dec 24 2018

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Monday a snap election in less than four months, appealing directly to voters for a fresh political mandate that could help him weather possible charges in corruption investigations. | Video

U.S.-Israeli man sentenced in Israel over global bomb threats

Nov 22 2018

JERUSALEM An Israeli-American man was sentenced to 10 years in prison in Israel on Thursday for making about 2,000 hoax bomb threats that forced evacuations of U.S. Jewish community centers and planes to make emergency landings.

Israel to turn to U.S. government over Airbnb removal of settlement listings

Nov 20 2018

JERUSALEM Israel plans to consult with the U.S. government over a decision by home-renting company <AirBnB Inc> to remove listings in Jewish settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday. | Video

Netanyahu avoids early elections for now after minister's about-face

Nov 19 2018

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday avoided an early election for now after a coalition partner backed away from toppling a government hanging on to power with a razor-thin parliamentary majority.

Netanyahu avoids early elections for now after minister's about-face

Nov 19 2018

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday avoided an early election for now after a coalition partner backed away from toppling a government hanging on to power with a razor-thin parliamentary majority.

Netanyahu urges coalition partners not to bring down government

Nov 18 2018

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged his coalition partners on Sunday not to bring down the government, citing security challenges ahead and hinting at future Israeli military action against its enemies.

Gaza-Israel frontier calms as enemies warily cease fire

Nov 13 2018

GAZA/JERUSALEM Palestinian militants and Israel held their fire late on Tuesday following an Egyptian mediation effort, bringing a relative calm to the Gaza frontier after the fiercest rocket salvoes and air strikes since the 2014 war. | Video

Israeli minister's mosque tour highlights diplomatic push in the Gulf

Oct 29 2018

JERUSALEM An Israeli cabinet minister's visit to Abu Dhabi's grand mosque gave more momentum on Monday to Israel's diplomatic push in the Gulf, where it sees Arab states as its natural allies against regional powerhouse Iran.

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