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World Oct 08Israel extends restrictions on protests amid virus lockdown
The Israeli government has approved the extension of an emergency provision that bars public gatherings, including widespread protests against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, for an additional week.
World May 20Israeli court orders Netanyahu to appear at trial’s opening
After a three-year investigation, Netanyahu was indicted in November on charges of fraud, breach of trust, and accepting bribes.
Health Apr 06Israeli leader announces lockdown over Passover holiday
Speaking on Monday, Netanyahu did offer citizens some hope by saying he expects to ease widespread restrictions after the week-long festival.
World Nov 25Netanyahu not required to resign over indictment, Israeli attorney general says
Benjamin Netanyahu faces calls from his opponents to step down.
World Oct 28Treasury Secretary vows more economic sanctions on Iran
Secretary Mnuchin met Monday in Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who called on Washington to impose additional sanctions to halt what he called Iran's "plunge for everything" in the region.
World Aug 15Israel bars Reps. Omar and Tlaib from visiting the country
The newly-elected Muslim members of Congress are outspoken critics of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.
World Aug 12How clashes at Jerusalem holy site undermine a fragile truce
Muslim worshippers and Israeli police clashed Sunday at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha.
World Aug 11Muslims clash with Israeli police at Jerusalem holy site
Palestinian medics said at least 14 people were wounded, one seriously, in the skirmishes with police at the site, which Muslims refer to as the Al-Aqsa mosque compound and Jews refer to as the Temple Mount. Police said at least…
World Aug 08Israeli troops search West Bank after killing of soldier
The killing threatened to inflame tensions between Israelis and Palestinians just over a month before Israel's parliament elections.
World Jun 30U.S. officials attend opening at controversial Jerusalem dig
Israel opened a newfound Roman-era street at a divisive archaeological site in east Jerusalem, a move that deepened Palestinian animosity toward the White House’s mediation efforts. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman attended along with three other visiting American ambassadors…