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Israel votes with PM Netanyahu's future still uncertain

Israelis began voting in elections that will decide whether to extend Netanyahu's long right-wing tenure despite corruption allegations.

09 Apr 2019 12:40 PM

Binyamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz make final pitches before Israeli vote

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to energise supporters on the eve of Elections with warnings and controversial promises.

08 Apr 2019 6:18 PM

Netanyahu lags behind in polls; still on course for an unprecedented fifth term

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fallen behind his main challenger in opinion polls ahead of next week’s Israeli election.

06 Apr 2019 11:51 AM

Israel hits Hamas sites after balloons sent with 'explosive device'

'No injuries or damage were reported, said a Hamas security source.

03 Mar 2019 3:17 PM

Israel PM says corruption charges a ‘witch hunt’ to topple him

But Benjamin Netanyahu said he planned on being prime minister for a long time to come despite the allegations.

01 Mar 2019 11:16 AM

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Israel says carrying out strikes on Iranian targets in Syria

Israel's military said on Sunday its air defence systems intercepted a rocket fired from Syria.

21 Jan 2019 8:30 AM

World Bank report warns Gaza Strip economy is in 'free fall'

A combination of war, isolation, and internal rivalries has left Gaza in a crippling economic state.

25 Sep 2018 1:38 PM

Philippines’ Prez apologises for cursing Obama, calls Trump ‘good friend’

Duterte said his nation’s relationship with US has since improved under Trump, who he described as 'good friend' who 'speaks my language'.

03 Sep 2018 1:27 PM

After Trump aide's warning, Iran threatens to hit US, Israel targets

US-Iranian war of words has escalated since Donald Trump withdrew Washington from the world powers' nuclear deal with Iran in May.

23 Aug 2018 11:36 AM

Israel approves more than 1,000 West Bank settler homes: NGO

Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman had pledged to build 400 new homes in the settlement in response to the stabbings.

23 Aug 2018 11:17 AM

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US to act 'very strongly' if Syria uses chemical arms: Bolton

Bolton also said that the Trump administration was not seeking to oust Iran's leadership with its reimposition of sanctions on Tehran.

22 Aug 2018 3:12 PM

Uri Avnery, Israeli peace activist who met Arafat, dies aged 94

In 1950, Avnery founded an independent weekly magazine, Haolam Hazeh, which he edited for 40 years.

20 Aug 2018 4:56 PM

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud: Justice ministry

She, aide falsely declared there were no cooks at prime minister's official residence, ordered from outside caterers at public expense.

21 Jun 2018 6:16 PM

Netanyahu hails US policy on Iran, calls on world to back

'We call on the entire international community to join this American position,' Netanyahu said.

22 May 2018 10:57 AM

Guatemala opens Israel embassy in Jerusalem after US move

The US and Guatemalan moves break with decades of international consensus.

16 May 2018 2:53 PM

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Israel closes Gaza border crossing damaged by Palestinians

The violence caused damage to the terminal, where humanitarian supplies are delivered, which is estimated at more than USD 9 million.

13 May 2018 12:28 PM

Iran targets Israeli bases across Syrian frontier

The attack on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, just past midnight, marked the first time Iranian forces have hit Israel from Syria.

10 May 2018 11:22 AM

Eyeing support, Benjamin Netanyahu updates PM Modi on Iran's nuclear breaches

There has been speculation that US will pull out of the Iranian nuclear deal on May 12 and impose sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

05 May 2018 2:28 PM

Have evidence of Iran’s secret nucke programme: Israeli PM

Benjamin Netanyahu accused Israel's main enemy Iran of lying about its nuclear ambitions.

01 May 2018 9:48 AM

Palestine not looking to make peace, not sure about Israel either: Trump

Trump's comment about Israel mark rare criticism who has publicly sparred with the Palestinians while forging warm ties with Israel.

12 Feb 2018 10:53 AM

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