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Israeli forces have distributed leaflets to Syrian regime forces near the Golan Heights warning them not to deal with Hezbollah and other Iran-backed militias.

Israeli forces secretly crossed a ceasefire line with Syria and destroyed two Syrian regime military outposts near the Golan Heights last month, according to Israeli reports.

Netanyahu attacked after threatening to fire Knesset coronavirus chief

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Netanyahu attacked after threatening to fire Knesset coronavirus chief

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to fire the head of the Israeli Knesset’s Coronavirus Committee after she publicly disagreed with his decision to close gyms and swimming pools.

Arab Israeli diplomat 'profiled' and choked by security guards

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Arab Israeli diplomat 'profiled' and choked by security guards

The incident trained a spotlight on the ongoing struggles of Israel’s Arab citizens, a large minority that makes up about 20% of the population.

Gantz meets Palestinian-Israeli politicians for talks on new government

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Gantz meets Palestinian-Israeli politicians for talks on new government

The Palestinian-Israeli Joint List alliance is considering supporting Benny Gantz's minority government.

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Netanyahu rivals to cooperate on forming new government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's chief rival says he has agreed with a smaller party to work together to form a new government following national elections last week.

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Netanyahu claims Israel election win despite corruption charges

Monday's election left the veteran right-winger in prime position to form a government and end a year of political deadlock, after similar votes ...

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Indicted Netanyahu claims victory in Israel vote

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory on in Israel's general election, with exit polls putting the indicted premier in a strong ...

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Israeli military admits ultra-Orthodox draft figures were exaggerated

Israel has admitted that less ultra-Orthodox Jews joined the army than previously stated.

Netanyahu has long run cover for Israel's biggest racists

David Sheen

Netanyahu has long run cover for Israel's biggest racists

Comment: Whether or not he's re-elected, the damage is done. Netanyahu has paved the way for the most maniacal racists in Israel's history, ...

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Trump's 'apartheid' plan could spell land transfer for Palestinian-Israelis

Most Palestinian citizens of Israel have spoken out against land transfers.

Israel headed to the polls for third time

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Israel headed to the polls for third time

Israeli politicians failed to form a government before a midnight deadline, forcing an unprecedented third election in 12 months.

Israeli parliament paves way for yet another election

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Israeli parliament paves way for yet another election

The Israeli parliament has approved a preliminary bill paving the way for a new election to be held in March 2020, following failed talks to ...

Third Israel elections loom as Gantz misses coalition deadline

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Third Israel elections loom as Gantz misses coalition deadline

Netanyahu’s challenger Benny Gantz declared he had been unable to form a coalition after 28 days of negotiations, increasing the likelihood of a ...

Israel's third election? <em>Lieberman</em> refuses to endorse Gantz, Netanyahu

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Israel's third election? Lieberman refuses to endorse Gantz, Netanyahu

Israeli kingmaker Avigdor Lieberman has refused to back either Benjamin Netanyahu or rival Benny Gantz for prime minister, ...

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Israel's prime minister contender Gantz races to form government

Israeli opposition leader Gantz battles against time, towards forming a unity government.

Charlie Hoyle

Why is Israel waging war on Islamic Jihad?

The targeted assassination of a powerful Islamic Jihad commander raised the spectre of war in Gaza. But why is Israel targeting the group?

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Netanyahu signs second agreement with right-wing bloc

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking to ensure that his rival Benny Gantz is unable to form a minority government.

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Lieberman suggests Netanyahu sent investigators to spy on him

Israeli politician Avigdor Lieberman slammed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of his party, describing one Likud ...

Israeli election: Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked as results pour in

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Israeli election: Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked as results pour in

Israeli media reported that Netanyahu's right-wing Likud and Gantz's Blue and White had 32 seats each of parliament's 120, with more than 90 ...

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Israel's Lieberman calls for unity govt after tight election

Israel Avigdor Lieberman called for a unity government between his party, Likud and the main opposition Blue and White after ...

Palestinian hopes lie in US elections, not Israel's

Sophia Akram

Palestinian hopes lie in US elections, not Israel's

Comment: Trump has emboldened Netanyahu's right-wing agenda. A change of leadership in US politics is needed to make a real difference for ...

Netanyahu breaches Israeli election law with interview

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Netanyahu breaches Israeli election law with interview

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave an illegal interview to Galey Yisrael radio station.

Israelis go to the polls for crunch elections

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Israelis go to the polls for crunch elections

Israelis began voting today in a crunch election that could decide the future of the country’s right-wing prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, ...

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