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Former Israeli leader Barak joins with left-wing in election run

Jul 25 2019

JERUSALEM Former Prime Minister Ehud Barak on Thursday announced a joint run with a left-wing party in a September election to try to end Benjamin Netanyahu's long tenure as Israel's leader in a campaign targeting what he calls corrupt rule.

Ex-Israeli prime minister Barak announces election run

Jun 26 2019

JERUSALEM Former prime minister Ehud Barak announced on Wednesday a return to politics as the leader of a new party in Israel's coming national election, saying it was time to end Benjamin Netanyahu's "corrupt leadership".

Long line of Israeli-Palestinian peace bids precede Trump push

Jun 25 2019

JERUSALEM The United States is holding an economic conference in Bahrain on Tuesday and Wednesday to encourage investment in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Long line of Israeli-Palestinian peace bids precede Trump push

Jun 25 2019

JERUSALEM The United States is holding an economic conference in Bahrain on Tuesday and Wednesday to encourage investment in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Netanyahu's wife admits criminal wrongdoing in meals catering case

Jun 16 2019

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, appeared in court on Sunday to admit criminal wrongdoing over the misuse of state funds to order catered meals, in a plea bargain carrying no jail time. | Video

Israel's top judge chides Netanyahu's new justice minister

Jun 13 2019

JERUSALEM Israel's top judge said on Thursday that its new right-wing justice minister was putting the country on a course towards anarchy by suggesting that not all court rulings must be obeyed when security is at stake.

Israel faces new vote as Netanyahu fails to form government

May 30 2019

JERUSALEM Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government before a midnight deadline. | Video

Netanyahu scrambles for allies as deadline to form government looms

May 29 2019

JERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrambled to cobble together parliamentary support for a coalition on Wednesday, just hours ahead of a deadline to form a new government or face the possible end of his decade of combative leadership of Israel.

Netanyahu could face election rematch after ballot he said he won

May 28 2019

JERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quick to declare himself winner of last month's Israeli election, but he now has until Wednesday to appease an erstwhile ally, form a government and avoid a possible rematch.

Netanyahu could face election rematch after ballot he said he won

May 28 2019

JERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quick to declare himself winner of last month's Israeli election, but he now has until Wednesday to appease an erstwhile ally, form a government and avoid a possible rematch.

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