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World Apr 09Israeli exit polls show tight race
With final results hours away, the early indications were that Netanyahu suffered a setback by failing to score a decisive victory.
World Mar 01How Israeli PM Netanyahu could still win re-election despite corruption scandal
Israel’s attorney general has recommended indictment for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over allegations of corruption.
World Jan 21Israel publicly acknowledges its airstrikes in Syria
Israel appears to be sending a message to key players in Syria, that Iran's continued presence there risks triggering even tougher Israeli action.
World Nov 19Netanyahu survives political crisis, but Hamas emerges stronger
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday survived a political showdown that had threatened to bring down his coalition and trigger early elections. But while Netanyahu can declare victory, the big winner of the crisis appears to be Hamas.
World Nov 13Israel and Hamas accept cease-fire, but deeper issues remain
The sudden announcement brought relief to a region that had been paralyzed by hundreds of Palestinian rocket attacks in southern Israel and scores of Israeli airstrikes on targets in the Gaza Strip. But it did not address the deeper issues…
World May 10Israel hits dozens of Iranian targets in Syria after barrage
The Israeli military said it attacked nearly all of Iran's military installations in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage in the occupied Golan Heights, in the most serious military confrontation between the two bitter enemies to date.
World May 06Israeli PM steps up calls to end the Iranian nuclear deal
Benjamin Netanyahu said the world would be better off without any deal than with what he called the "fatally flawed" agreement reached in 2015.
World May 01Netanyahu’s nuclear presentation gets cool reception in Europe
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's latest accusations about Iran's past nuclear activities received a warm welcome in Washington but a far cooler reception in Europe on Tuesday — deepening divisions among Western allies ahead of President Donald Trump's decision on…
World Apr 01Israel rejects calls for inquiry into Gaza violence
The U.N. secretary-general and the European Union's foreign policy chief have urged an investigation after Israeli troops killed several Palestinians at a protest at the Gaza border on Friday.
World Dec 28Israeli prime minister calls Kerry speech a ‘deep disappointment’
Israel's prime minister vowed to work with the incoming Trump administration to contain the fallout from last week's U.N. resolution calling Israeli settlements illegal.