Israeli voters were deciding Tuesday whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remains in office.
On Tuesday, Israel will hold hotly contested elections that will decide whether Benjamin Netanyahu wins another term as prime minister. He is facing his most serious challenger in his current 10-year tenure in Benny Gantz, a former Israeli military chief…
By Karin Laub, Associated Press
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged Saturday to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if re-elected, a dramatic policy shift apparently aimed at rallying his nationalist base in the final stretch of the tight race.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu slammed the United States’ Syria strategy and Middle East peace plan, saying Wednesday that one was underdeveloped and the other might not exist. “It seems that there is no clear…
By Isabel Debre, Associated Press
A cease-fire deal appeared to take hold between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers on Sunday, with Israel expanding the permitted fishing zone and easing some tight restrictions on movement through its two main crossings with the Palestinian enclave.
By Fares Akram, Associated Press
Tens of thousands of Palestinians on Saturday rallied at points near the Israeli border to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests in the Gaza Strip, as Israeli troops shot tear gas and opened fire at small crowds of activists…
Monday in our News Wrap, Israel launched a new wave of airstrikes in Gaza, retaliating for a Hamas rocket attack. Israeli missiles flattened buildings in Gaza City, including one housing the offices of Hamas’ leader; they were answered by another…
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights.
By Aron Heller, Associated Press
A long-range rocket fired from the Gaza Strip slammed into a house in central Israel and wounded seven people early Monday, forcing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a high-profile visit to Washington and prompting the military to deploy…
By Associated Press
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he's cutting short his visit to Washington after a Gaza rocket attack on Israel.
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