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Netanyahu: UAE Deal Did Not Include U.S. Sale of F-35s

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday denied Israeli reports as “utter fake news” that the landmark agreement to establish diplomatic ties with the United Arab Emirates includes allowing Abu Dhabi to purchase the most advanced fighter jets and UAVs from the U.S.

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Israel Announces Successful Launch of New Spy Satellite

JERUSALEM — Israel’s Defense Ministry announced the successful launch of a new spy satellite early on Monday that would help the country monitor Iran’s nuclear activity as its foreign minister hinted that Israel may have been behind a fire that damaged an Iranian nuclear site last week.

PALMACHIM, ISRAEL - JUNE 11: In this handout photo released by the Israeli Aerospace Industries, a Shavit rocket carrying the Ofek 7 satellite is launched early morning from the Israeli Air Force test range June 11, 2007 in Palmachim, Israel. According to reports, the new satellite will be able to …

Ex-IDF Officers Meet Netanyahu, Express Support for Annexation

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with a group of former IDF officials Monday who expressed their support for Israel’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank and the Jordan Valley, saying failure to do so would constitute an “existential threat” for the Jewish state.

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Report: Jordan Rebuffs Netanyahu, Gantz over West Bank Annexation

TEL AVIV — In protest over Israel’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank, Jordan’s King Abdullah II has refused to accept Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s phone calls and has so far not set a date for a meeting with Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz, the Palestinian Ma’an news agency reported.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) talks with Jordanian King Abdullah II at the Jordanian Royal Palace in Amman on May 1, 2018. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP) (Photo credit should read KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pompeo: Israel has ‘Right and Obligation’ to Decide Annexation

TEL AVIV – The new Israeli government, set to be sworn in on Thursday evening, has “the right and the obligation” to decide if and how it wants to apply sovereignty over Jewish settlements in the West Bank, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday as he wrapped up a six-hour visit to Jerusalem.

U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo meets with Israeli Speaker of the Knesset Benjamin Gantz, in Israel on May 13, 2020. [State Department Photo by Ron Przysucha/ Public Domain]

U.S. Envoy David Friedman Reiterates Support for West Bank Annexation

TEL AVIV – U.S. support for Israel’s annexation of Jewish settlements in the West Bank is contingent on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu extending a hand to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to restart negotiations, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said during a wide-ranging interview in The Jerusalem Post.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left and David Friedman, right, the new United States Ambassador to Israel attend a ceremony celebrating the 50th anniversary of the liberation and unification of Jerusalem, in front of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, Sunday, May 21, 2017. Israel captured the Old …

WATCH: Israeli Defense Minister’s Kid Crashes Live TV Interview

TEL AVIV – Israel’s Defense Minister Naftali Bennett’s recent interview on live TV was interrupted by a gatecrasher in the form of his 8-year-old son. The perennially cool defense minister continues to answer the news anchor’s questions with aplomb, stopping only to kiss or caress the young interloper.

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