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World Sep 15Embattled Israeli PM fights for survival in do-over election
A visibly frantic Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in the fight of his political life as the country heads to national elections for the second time this year.
World Sep 10Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank settlements
The announcement by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to be aimed at shoring up support of hard-line nationalist voters ahead of national elections.
World Sep 09Israel’s Netanyahu claims to find new Iranian nuke site
The prime minister on Monday unveiled what he said was a previously undisclosed Iranian nuclear weapons site, further escalating a showdown between the two enemy countries. Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement also provided a distraction from Israel's heated election campaign.
World Sep 01Israeli army says multiple targets hit by fire from Lebanon
The Israeli military on Sunday said that Lebanese militants fired a barrage of anti-tank missiles at an Israeli army base, scoring a number of direct hits on Israeli targets. Israel responded with heavy artillery fire toward targets in southern Lebanon.
World Aug 25Drone war takes flight, raising stakes in Iran, U.S. tensions
From the vast deserts of Saudi Arabia to the crowded neighborhoods of Beirut, a drone war has taken flight across the wider Middle East, raising the stakes in the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
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…