Israeli right-wing parties backing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu boycotted the re-opening of parliament Monday to protest what they called the “dictatorial” conduct of their centrist rivals.
Israel’s president on Sunday tapped ex-military chief Benny Gantz to form a government, calling for an end to a year of political stalemate to help tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed victory on Tuesday in Israel’s general election, with exit polls putting the indicted premier in a strong position to form the next government.
President Donald Trump released his long delayed Israeli-Palestinian peace plan Tuesday, promising “a new dawn,” but angry Palestinians called it biased and deserving to go in the “dustbin of history.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday asked parliament for immunity, weeks after the embattled premier was indicted on a range of corruption charges.
Sirens warning of rocket fire from Gaza cut short a rally by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday evening as he campaigned for his party’s primaries the following day, public television reported.
An indictment charging Netanyahu with corruption is officially submitted.
Israel edged ever closer to a third general election in a year Wednesday, as Benny Gantz announced his Blue and White coalition – the winner of the most seats in September’s national poll – was unable to form a government.
US no longer believes that Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories are illegal.
The conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians has been recently overshadowed by new conflicts and wars in the Middle East. But during the past week, two events have reminded us that this decades long conflict is still smoldering on.
A four-day hearing into allegations of corruption against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came to an end on Monday, one of his lawyers said.
Israel’s Arab-dominated Joint List party moved to back Benny Gantz.
Israel begins voting in its second election in five months.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley, a large swathe of the occupied West Bank, if he wins a closely contested election just a week away.
Benjamin Netanyahu fails in a bid to have cameras installed at Israeli voting stations.
Lebanon’s Hezbollah leader said on Monday that while a flare-up with Israel at the border was over, the episode had launched a “new phase” in which the Iran-backed group no longer has red lines.
Israel’s military said on Sunday anti-tank missiles from Lebanon targeted an army base and vehicles and that it responded with fire into southern Lebanon.
Hezbollah said on Saturday its field commanders were ready to respond to an attack a week ago that the Lebanese group blamed on Israeli drones, after Israel’s military ordered extra forces to deploy near the border.
Israeli police and Palestinian worshippers clashed at a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site on Sunday as overlapping Jewish and Muslim holidays led to tensions there, an AFP journalist reported.
The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment program for the Palestinians was a precondition for ending the decades-old conflict.
US President Donald Trump announced his “deal of the century”, a peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
An Israeli court Sunday convicted the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of fraudulently using state funds for meals, under a plea bargain which dropped more severe charges.
The US ambassador has said Israel has the right to annex at least “some” of the occupied West Bank, in comments likely to deepen Palestinian opposition to a long-awaited US peace plan.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two prominent ministers Sunday ahead of general elections set for September, the second time the country will go to the polls this year, an official said.
Iran’s youth will witness the demise of Israel and American civilization, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday in comments published on his website.
Palestinian leaders in Gaza agreed a ceasefire with Israel on Monday to end a deadly two-day escalation in violence that threatened to widen into war, officials with knowledge of the deal said.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn into Israel’s new parliament on Tuesday following his victory in April 9 elections and will seek to form a governing coalition in the days ahead.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wins the Israeli national election.
Airbnb says it would not implement a planned delisting of Israeli settlements.
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he made the controversial decision to recognise Israel’s 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights after getting a quick history lesson during a conversation on a different subject.