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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a conference at the foreign ministry in Jerusalem, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Netanyahu said President Donald Trump "bound himself forever" to the history of Jerusalem by recognizing the city as Israel's capital. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Another Poll Shows Netanyahu’s Likud Party Rising

A TV poll Tuesday indicated that the Likud party is gaining public support, despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s flip-flop on an asylum seeker resettlement deal with the UN’s refugee agency.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks during his Likud Party conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday Aug. 9, 2017. Netanyahu, lashed out at the media and his political opponents in an animated speech to hundreds of enthusiastic supporters on Wednesday, seeking to deliver a powerful show of force as he …

Netanyahu: ‘Fake News’ Media On Witch-Hunt To Bring Me Down

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday slammed the left and the media – which he said was “the same thing” – of embarking on an “obsessive hunting” expedition and using corruption charges against him and his family to bring about “a coup against the government.”

Front National Secretary General Nicolas Bay visits Israel. Here he poses for a photo with Moshe Revach, president of the Maccabi organization. January 27th 2017

French Populists Visit Israel To Build Relations With Government

Secretary General of the anti-mass migration Front National Nicolas Bay visited Israel this week to improve relations between his party and the Israeli government and dispell the party’s checkered past. Bay made a three-day visit to Israel, stopping in Jerusalem

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Netanyahu’s Wife Sara Called to Testify in Corruption Probe

The criminal investigations into allegations of corruption by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s deepened on Wednesday, as his wife Sara, a Likud minister and the publishing mogul at the center of one of the probes were reportedly summoned by police to testify over two separate cases.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to the press at the scene of a shooting outside Max Brenner restaurant in Sarona Market on June 8, 2016 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Netanyahu Denies Wrongdoing in Graft Probe

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied any wrongdoing Monday ahead of his expected questioning by police in a graft probe, telling his political opponents to put any “celebrations” on hold.

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Avigdor Lieberman Sworn In As Israel’s Defense Minister

Ynetnews reports: The swearing in comes as a part of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s broadening of the coalition government. Government ministers approved Avigdor Lieberman’s nomination as defense minister in a meeting earlier Monday morning. In addition, the government will be welcoming

A partial view shows the Dome of the Rock mosque situated in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, sacred for both Muslims and Jews, in Jerusalem's Old City, on February 11, 2016

NYT: New Plan to Separate Jerusalem Arabs and Jews Divides Left and Right

TEL AVIV – A new plan to separate Jerusalem’s Jewish and Arab neighborhoods has been rejected by both sides of the Israeli political spectrum as well as the Palestinians, according to an article in The New York Times. The plan, which was promoted by a group of liberal Israelis and supported in principle by the leftwing Labor party, would divide eastern Jerusalem’s Palestinian neighborhoods from the rest of the city and transfer responsibility for about two-thirds of the capital’s Arabs to the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank.

Marwan Barghouti, 43, (R), general secretary of Palestinian [President Yasser Arafat's Fatah ] movement in the West Bank, speaks to the press as his attourney Jamal Bulous (L) tries to stop him at Tel Aviv's city court on August 14, 2002. Shouting in Hebrew, "the Intifada will win", Marwan Barghouti …

Likud MK: Revoke BDS Founder’s Permit to Live in Israel

The Jerusalem Post reports: Omar Barghouti of the anti-Israel BDS movement, should no longer be permitted to reside in Israel, MK Nava Boker (Likud) wrote to Interior Minister Arye Deri Thursday. “Barghouti spends most of his time lecturing around the

Jewish new immigrant from France, Alexandra Schneider, who is making Aliyah (Immigration to Israel) is welcomed by Israelis waving national flags upon her arrival at Ben Gurion International airport on December 8, 2015 in Lod, about 15 kms east of Tel Aviv, during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.

Bill To Institute ‘Aliya Day’ Passes Early Vote

The Jerusalem Post reports: Legislation that would make the 10th of the Hebrew month of Nissan “Aliya Day” passed a preliminary reading in the Knesset Wednesday. The bill would institute a day to mark immigration to Israel in schools, the IDF,

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Israel’s Parliament Enacts New Police Stop And Frisk Laws

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament passed a law on Tuesday expanding police powers, allowing them to stop and frisk suspects without probable cause, the latest attempt to crack down on near-daily Palestinian attacks on Israelis. Critics say the law will

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Poll: Yair Lapid Gaining Support, Netanyahu Losing Power

Ynetnews reports: A poll ordered by Moshe Kahlon’s Kulanu party shows that MK Yair Lapid’s (pictured) party Yesh Atid is garnering more and more support, while the Likud party is losing its power. According to the poll, conducted three weeks ago,

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Yachimovich Rips Into Herzog For Turn to ‘The Right’

The Times of Israel reports: Senior Zionist Union lawmaker MK Shelly Yachimovich leveled heavy criticism on her Knesset faction’s leader, Isaac Herzog, Sunday morning over his proposal to unilaterally disengage from West Bank territories rather than engage in talks with