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Netanyahu's court date has been postponed after Israel locked down once more over covid-19 concerns.

Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned the recent violence in the US Capitol as he met with Steve Mnuchin after his trip to Sudan.

Israel could purchase additional F-35 squadron before Trump leaves

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Israel could purchase additional F-35 squadron before Trump leaves

Israel's defence minister has expressed interest in purchasing an additional F-35 squadron.

Israel's <em>Gantz</em> vows to fight in election

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Israel's Gantz vows to fight in election

It will be the fourth time in less than two years that Gantz seeks to unseat Benjamin Netanyahu, the country's longest serving prime ...

Bibi's new election foe poses challenge to Biden

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Bibi's new election foe poses challenge to Biden

With Sa'ar leading the charge against Netanyahu, it is certain that the Biden administration will face a very hardline Israeli government, ...

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Israel enters third nationwide lockdown

Israel imposed its third lockdown on Sunday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said a quarter of the population would be vaccinated within one month.

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Israel open to German efforts to expand Iran deal

Israel's ambassador to Berlin, Jeremy Issacharoff, said he welcomed more active involvement of Germany in Middle East diplomacy.

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Israel parliament dissolves, sparking fourth election in two years

The coalition led by Benjamin Netanyahu and his former election rival, Benny Gantz, had been inching towards collapse for weeks, ...

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Israel appears set for fourth election in two years

Israeli lawmakers on Tuesday rejected a last-ditch effort to salvage the fractured ruling coalition, setting the groundworks for the fourth ...

Israeli woman found dead near West Bank settlement

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Israeli woman found dead near West Bank settlement

Israeli media identified the deceased as Esther Horgen, 52, a mother of six from the Tal Menashe settlement.

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Jerusalem has room for a Palestinian capital, Gantz says

Jerusalem will remain Israel's 'undivided capital' but there will be a 'place for a Palestinian capital', Benny Gantz said.

Palestinian PM urges Spain to recognise Palestine

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Palestinian PM urges Spain to recognise Palestine

Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh urged Spain to recognise Palestine in a meeting with Madrid's foreign minister in Ramallah.

Leading Israeli official forms right-wing party to rival Netanyahu

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Leading Israeli official forms right-wing party to rival Netanyahu

Gideon Sa'ar announced the formation of a new political party in Israel.

More Netanyahu protests as Israel edges toward snap election

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More Netanyahu protests as Israel edges toward snap election

The Israeli premier has faced protests against him for 23 weeks in a row, calling on him to resign over corruption allegations.

Israel gets new missile boat as Iran tensions surge

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Israel gets new missile boat as Iran tensions surge

A top naval officer said the purchase "dramatically" improves the country's ability to counter regional rivals like Iran.

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Israel inches closer to fourth election in two years

The preliminary vote makes more likely the possibility of another election to take place in March next year.

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UN chief Guterres warns Palestinian Territories facing 'grim realities'

The UN chief stressed that conditions for Palestinians have been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic and continued Israeli settlement ...

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Israel's Gantz says will back bill to dissolve parliament

Gantz's centrist Blue and White party is currently the key partner in a precarious coalition led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ...

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Behind Bahrain's gamble on normalisation with Israel

Analysis: Despite the risk of exacerbating Bahrain's already volatile domestic politics, normalisation with Israel confirms the importance of ...

Israel's <em>Gantz</em> puts submarines probe on hold

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Israel's Gantz puts submarines probe on hold

Israel's Defence Minister Benny Gantz froze a probe into the purchase of German submarines that had riled Prime Minister Benjamin ...

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Thousands protest against 'corrupt' Netanyahu

Fresh allegations of corruption against Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu have intensified protests across the country.

Israeli defence minister says 'ready to talk to Hamas'

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Israeli defence minister says 'ready to talk to Hamas'

Following talks with UN coordinator Nikolai Mladenov, Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz has expressed willingness to negotiate with ...

UN panel majority votes in favour of Palestinian statehood

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UN panel majority votes in favour of Palestinian statehood

The overwhelming majority of a UN panel backed the Palestinian right to self-determination.

Israel PM to undergo routine medical examination under sedation

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Israel PM to undergo routine medical examination under sedation

Israel's Defence Minister Benny Gantz will serve as acting prime minister during Prime Minister Netanyahu's examination.

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