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The new illegal settlement in the West Bank, called Amichai, will be the first government-sanctioned settlement since 1991.

Israeli PM Netanyahu has publicly lauded the Israeli intelligence force after it earlier claimed to have foiled an IS terrorist attack last year on an Etihad flight heading from Australia.

Sisi scores 'own goal' praising Israel gas deal

Paul McLoughlin

Sisi scores 'own goal' praising Israel gas deal

President Sisi has claimed Egypt 'scored a goal' with a deal to pay $15 billion to Israel for gas, but not everyone agrees the goal was in the right end.

Israel's romance with India crushes both Kashmiris and Palestinians

CJ Werleman

Israel's romance with India crushes both Kashmiris and Palestinians

Comment: India offers platitudes of support for Palestinians, while bankrolling the Israeli occupation by buying weapons to use on Kashmiris, ...

Israeli media: Confidant to testify against <em>Netanyahu</em>

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Israeli media: Confidant to testify against Netanyahu

Major Israeli media outlets have reported that a deal had been reached by the former director of the Communications Ministry to testify against ...

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New corruption scandal haunts Israel's Netanyahu

Netanyahu is facing allegations that a longtime confidant attempted to bribe a judge in exchange for dropping a corruption case against the Israeli leader's wife.

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Israel strikes 'historic' gas deal with Egypt

The Israeli energy group Delek said the value of the contract with Egypt was $15 billion.

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Poland seeks dialogue with Israel amid 'anti-Semitic law' wrangle

Warsaw is seeking to speak to Israel about Poland's new law, which critics say censor a transparent discussion on the Holocaust.

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Iran locates plane wreckage after mountain blizzard

Iranian rescue teams have found the site of the plane crash after the search was postponed due to adverse weather conditions.

Saudi, Israeli leaders asked Washington to bomb Iran: Kerry

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Saudi, Israeli leaders asked Washington to bomb Iran: Kerry

The leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel asked Washington to bomb Iran in the years before the 2015 nuclear deal, former US Secretary of State, ...

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Israel police arrest Netanyahu associates in corruption investigation

Israeli police have arrested two senior executives of the country’s largest telecom group as a part of a corruption investigation against Prime ...

'Do not test Israel’s resolve,' <em>Netanyahu</em> warns Iran

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'Do not test Israel’s resolve,' Netanyahu warns Iran

Tensions between the two countries have been building in recent months, with Israel fearing that Iran is trying to establish a permanent ...

Israel kills two Palestinian teenagers in Gaza border unrest

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Israel kills two Palestinian teenagers in Gaza border unrest

The Saturday explosion and ensuing Israeli airstrikes marked one of the most serious escalations in the besieged enclave since the Hamas ...

Israel bombs Gaza after border blast wounds soldiers

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Israel bombs Gaza after border blast wounds soldiers

Cross-border fire continues between Israel and Gaza as tensions remain high following Trump's Jerusalem decision, with the most serious exchange ...

Qatar's Emir calls for new EU-style Arab security pact

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Qatar's Emir calls for new EU-style Arab security pact

Emir Thani called the months-long blockade of Qatar "futile", and said it was time for regional states to put their differences aside.

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Netanyahu to visit White House next month: US official

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu is to visit the White House in March, a US official said, as he faces calls back home to step down over corruption allegations.

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Thousands march in Tel Aviv to demand Netanyahu's resignation

Israel's police had earlier recommended indicting Netanyahu on corruption charges, but the final decision rests with the country's ...

Barak Barfi

Will Bibi's judges prioritise perks over principles?

Comment: Israeli PM Netanyahu's fate lies in the hands of avaricious coalition members, reluctant to cede their perks in the name of justice, ...

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Israeli attorney general praises police graft probe into Netanyahu

Top lawyer praises investigations into alleged corruption offences committed by Israel's PM following police recommendations that the leader be ...

Gideon Levy on Hamas, BDS and the Israeli occupation

Andy Heintz

Gideon Levy on Hamas, BDS and the Israeli occupation

There is no tool more powerful than BDS and there is a chance for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, veteran Israeli journalist Gideon ...

Janet Smith

Can South Africa's president-in-waiting fight apartheid in Israel?

Comment: Cyril Ramaphosa is on the brink of taking South Africa's presidency. Janet Smith asks if he will succeed in following through on his ...

Netanyahu's lawyer fires back at police recommendation Netanyahu's lawyer fires back at police recommendation

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Netanyahu's lawyer fires back at police recommendation

The police recommendation against Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu now goes to Attorney General Avihai Mendelblit, who will ...

Israeli police recommend <em>Netanyahu</em> be charged with corruption Israeli police recommend Netanyahu be charged with corruption

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Israeli police recommend Netanyahu be charged with corruption

The recommendations mark a dramatic ending to a months-long investigation into allegations that Netanyahu accepted tens of thousands of ...

White House denies settlement annexation talks with Israel

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White House denies settlement annexation talks with Israel

The White House on Monday flatly denied Israeli claims that talks are underway to annex land claimed by Palestinians, in a rare public show of ...

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