Israel’s Netanyahu appears poised to call early elections

World 10/11/18, 02:29

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's top ministers are squabbling, a deadline looms for contentious legislation that may bring down his government and a corruption indictment could be just around the corner.Against this backdrop, there are growing signs he may soon call for elections — possibly as early as next week, ...

Palestinian kills 2 Israelis in West Bank industrial zone

World 10/07/18, 07:27

A Palestinian attacker opened fire inside a joint Israeli-Palestinian industrial zone in the West Bank on Sunday, killing two Israelis and seriously wounding a third, the military said.Military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said the preliminary finding is that a 23-year-old from a nearby village carried out a "terror attack" ...

Palestinian students ask Merkel to protect their village

Europe 10/02/18, 14:10

Palestinian schoolchildren in a West Bank hamlet slated for destruction have asked German Chancellor Angela Merkel to intervene on their behalf.A picture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel hangs on a shack ahead of her expected visit to Israel on Wednesday, in the West Bank Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar, Tuesday, ...

Iran’s FM calls Netanyahu’s claims at UN an ‘obscene charge’

World 09/28/18, 03:24

Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says the country's foreign minister has denounced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's allegations against Tehran at the U.N. General Assembly as an "obscene charge."Friday's report also says Mohammad Javad Zarif called Netanyahu a "liar who would not stop lying."Netanyahu on Thursday claimed at the General ...

Israel vs Iran: Netanyahu lobs nuclear claim _ again

World 09/27/18, 17:30

Clandestine nuclear dumping. Concealing atomic material near a rug-cleaning plant. Lying to international partners.Accusing Iran of all of the above, Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu fired a new salvo Thursday in his campaign to prove that Tehran can't be trusted and poses a massive threat to international security.In response, Iran shrugged.Netanyahu's ...

Drama, visual aids as Netanyahu makes nuclear claims on Iran

World 09/27/18, 15:38

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held the U.N. General Assembly in suspense Thursday — and flashed boldly printed props — as he accused Iran of hiding a clandestine nuclear warehouse in a rug-cleaning plant.He built up to it with theatrical aplomb. "What I'm about to ay has not been shared ...

Israel, Palestinians on agenda at UN General Assembly

World 09/27/18, 08:31

Israeli and Palestinian leaders are preparing to take center stage within an hour of each other at the U.N. General Assembly.Their speeches come a day after Donald Trump suggested for the first time as U.S. president that he "liked" a two-state solution as the most effective way to resolve their ...

Israeli air force chief due in Moscow after plane downing

Europe 09/20/18, 08:26

Israel's air force chief is flying to Moscow on Thursday to brief Russian President Vladimir Putin on the incident over Syria that led to the downing of a Russian reconnaissance plane.Syrian missile forces on Monday mistook the Russian Il-20 for an Israeli aircraft, shooting it down and killing all 15 ...

Israeli lawmaker to PM: Dismiss US envoy over aide scandal

World 09/16/18, 09:22

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli opposition lawmaker on Sunday called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to dismiss his ambassador to the United States for failing to report sexual assault allegations against a top Netanyahu aide, ballooning an already embarrassing scandal for the Israeli leader.

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