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The visit of the highest ranked member of the Biden administration to Israel comes as Washington tries to return to Iran's nuclear deal, a deal opposed by Tel Aviv.

Duncan wrote in his memoir 'In The Thick of It: The private diaries of a minister' that the Conservative Friends of Israel has pushed Britain to adopt pro-Israel policies.

Israel's ICC rebuttal 'admission of war crimes': rights group

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Israel's ICC rebuttal 'admission of war crimes': rights group

Euro-Med Monitor called on the ICC to initiate investigations and not to yield to any political pressures or allow the parties involved to evade responsibility.

Netanyahu's office declares Israel will not cooperate with ICC

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Netanyahu's office declares Israel will not cooperate with ICC

The day before a key deadline, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Tel-Aviv would not be cooperating with the ICC's war ...

Regional shadow war escalates with attack on Iranian ship

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Regional shadow war escalates with attack on Iranian ship

When an important Iranian ship off the coast of Yemen was attacked this week, it marked an escalation in the Middle East's shadow war.

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Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

Analysis: When elected to the Knesset two years ago, few Israelis knew who Mansour Abbas was. Now the Islamist leader could shape the fate of Israeli politics.

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Far-right Religious Zionism leader denounced by US pro-Israel groups

Bezalel Smotrich has been criticised for racist comments he made online during an argument with Joint List member Ahmad Tibi.

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Biden resumes Palestinian aid, urges two-state solution

US President Joe Biden restored aid to the Palestinians to a tune of $235 million, as he promised to press for a two-state solution.

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Iran state TV acknowledges ship attacked in Red Sea

A cargo ship in the Red Sea, thought to be used by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, has been attacked, with Israel being the main suspect.

US defence chief Austin to visit Israel: report

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US defence chief Austin to visit Israel: report

US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin will visit Israel next week, marking the first visit to the country by a cabinet-level member of the Biden ...

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Israel president nominates Netanyahu to try to form government

Israel's president nominated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to try to form a government following the latest inconclusive election.

Israel president to announce pick to form coalition

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Israel president to announce pick to form coalition

Israel President Reuven Rivlin will announce his choice for a leader to form a new government, with Netanyahu leading the pack for ...

Israel's <em>Netanyahu</em> on trial as coalition talks ramp up

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Israel's Netanyahu on trial as coalition talks ramp up

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced court in his corruption trial while his bid to form a government after another inconclusive ...

Protesters divided over <em>Netanyahu</em> amid corruption trial

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Protesters divided over Netanyahu amid corruption trial

Much as in Israel's recent elections, protesters outside the courtroom where PM Netanyahu is on trial are divided over their country's ...

Israel's <em>Netanyahu</em> to call meeting on ICC investigation

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Israel's Netanyahu to call meeting on ICC investigation

Netanyahu is expected to convene a meeting with Defence Minister Benny Gantz, Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi and other senior ...

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Israeli PM Netanyahu's court corruption battle resumes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fighting for his political life on two fronts: coalition talks, and a corruption trial over claims he abused his office for personal gain.

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Netanyahu due in court, as coalition talks ramp up

Israel's legal and political dramas converge Monday, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu due in court for his corruption trial and ...

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Blinken seeks Israel's 'equal' treatment of Palestinians

Antony Blinken has called for equal treatment for the Palestinians after increasing aid commitments to Palestine.

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Saudi-Israeli ties would bring region 'tremendous benefit': FM

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said normalisation with Israel would depend on 'progress with the peace process'.

Palestinian 'kingmaker' reaches out to Jews with prime-time speech

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Palestinian 'kingmaker' reaches out to Jews with prime-time speech

Mansour Abbas' break-away United Arab List won just four seats in last week's Israeli elections but could decide whether Prime Minister ...

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A new effort to sell Israel to American liberals

Comment: A new group seeks to sell Israel to American liberals. But the reality of massive and long-term violations of Palestinian rights will ...

Israel's <em>Netanyahu</em> urges right-wing parties to form coalition

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Israel's Netanyahu urges right-wing parties to form coalition

In his first speech since last week's vote, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on right-wing parties to join him in a ...

'Unconventional' unions needed after vote: President Rivlin

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'Unconventional' unions needed after vote: President Rivlin

President Reuven Rivlin is set to pick a prime minister who can form a government, after another inconclusive Israeli election.

Israeli-Palestinian event refused advertising space for 'controversial' memorial service

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Israeli-Palestinian event refused advertising space for 'controversial' memorial service

Combatants for Peace were denied advertising billboards by an Israeli company, who claimed the adverts were too controversial.

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