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Benjamin Netanyahu says he instructed his National Security Council to make contact with UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov "in order to clarify how Israel can further assist Lebanon".

The Israeli president has criticised the unity government of in-fighting ahead of the elections.

Israel president slams government's handling or coronavirus outbreak

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Israel president slams government's handling or coronavirus outbreak

Israel's president criticised the government's Covid-19 response as the Jewish state experiences a spike in new daily cases.

Infighting delays swearing-in of Israel's unity government until Sunday

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Infighting delays swearing-in of Israel's unity government until Sunday

Netanyahu made a last-minute request to postpone the swearing-in of Israel's new government for three days, as fierce haggling over key cabinet ...

Israel's president tasks Netanyahu with forming unity government

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Israel's president tasks Netanyahu with forming unity government

Netanyahu has been mandated to form a unity government, which could end of over a year of political deadlock in Israel. However failure would ...

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Israeli parliament to vote on coalition between Netanyahu, Gantz

The Israeli parliament is due to vote on Wednesday on a coalition deal between Prime Minister Netanyahu and opposition leader Benny Gantz following a year of political deadlock

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Palestinian leader condemns new Israeli 'annexation government'

The new power-share between Gantz and Netanyahu, as well as the formation of an 'annexation government' has been soundly condemned by the ...

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Israel MPs tasked with ending deadlock over unity govt

Israel's President Reuven Rivlin has tasked parliament with forming a unity government after Benny Gantz and Prime Minister Benjamin ...

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Israel rivals resume unity government talks as pandemic rages

There have been repeated claims of progress in coalition talks since an inconclusive March 2 election, Israel's third poll in less than a year, ...

Gantz urges Netanyahu to form emergency unity government

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Gantz urges Netanyahu to form emergency unity government

Israeli parliament speaker Benny Gantz urged his rival Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to join him in an emergency unity government, as talks ...

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Israel's president denies Gantz extension to form government

Reuven Rivlin rejected Benny Gantz's appeal for more time, citing claims from Netanyahu the two political rivals were not close to ...

Gantz demands extension to form Israel unity government

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Gantz demands extension to form Israel unity government

Failed negotiations between former opposition leader Benny Gantz and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could plunge the country into a fourth ...

Israel right-wing parties boycott parliament re-opening

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Israel right-wing parties boycott parliament re-opening

Israeli right-wing parties backing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu boycotted the re-opening of parliament to protest what they called the ...

Netanyahu ouster bills frozen as Israeli parliament shuts

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Netanyahu ouster bills frozen as Israeli parliament shuts

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been accused of using the coronavirus crisis to cement his hold on power.

Israel president taps Netanyahu rival to form government

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Israel president taps Netanyahu rival to form government

Negotiations around forming a new government, likely an interim unity administration, will continue on Monday.

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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 ...

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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 ...

Israel's president 'ashamed of grubby campaigns' as elections begin

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Israel's president 'ashamed of grubby campaigns' as elections begin

Israel's Reuven Rivlin condemned the election campaign for being 'grubby and awful' as the country heads to the polls for the third ...

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Palestinians welcome UN's blacklisting of companies operating in settlements

The UN released a list of companies complicit in violating Palestinian human rights, in the first-ever international attempt to name and shame ...

Putin pardons Israeli 'drug trafficker' ahead of Netanyahu visit

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Putin pardons Israeli 'drug trafficker' ahead of Netanyahu visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is travelling to Moscow to discuss Donald Trump's shambolic 'Deal of the Century'.

Prince Charles arrives in Bethlehem for historic Palestine visit

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Prince Charles arrives in Bethlehem for historic Palestine visit

Prince Charles visited several important sites in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem, located in the occupied West Bank.

Prince Charles arrives in Israel on first official visit

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Prince Charles arrives in Israel on first official visit

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, is making his first official tour of Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.

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