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World Nov 13As rockets rain down, Israel intensifies its strikes in Gaza
Israeli aircraft struck Islamic Jihad targets throughout the Gaza Strip on Wednesday while the militant group rained scores of rockets into Israel for a second straight day as the heaviest round of fighting in months showed no signs of ending.
World Nov 12Israel kills militant group leader in targeted Gaza strike
The death of Bahaa Abu el-Atta and his wife as they slept in their home in eastern Gaza set off the heaviest fighting in months between Israel and Islamic Jihad, an Iranian-backed militant group that is even more hard-line than…
World Oct 21Israel’s Netanyahu fails to form new unity government
In a statement, Netanyahu said he had worked "tirelessly" to establish a unity government with his chief rival, former military chief Benny Gantz, but been repeatedly rebuffed. Facing a Wednesday deadline, Netanyahu said he was returning the "mandate" to President…
World Sep 25Netanyahu tapped to form a new government in Israel
Israel President Reuven Rivlin made the decision after attempts to broker a unity government between Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief rival failed.
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.