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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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Alleged Israeli Predawn Airstrike in Syria Kills Seven

TEL AVIV – Syria accused Israel of an airstrike near Damascus in the early hours of Monday, killing four members of a pro-Iran militia and three civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

This photo provided early Thursday, May 10, 2018, by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media, shows missiles rise into the sky as Israeli missiles hit air defense position and other military bases, in Damascus, Syria. The Israeli military on Thursday said it attacked "dozens" of Iranian targets in neighboring Syria …

Blue and White Party Pushes Law to Oust Netanyahu

TEL AVIV – The Blue and White party on Wednesday confirmed it was working on getting a law passed that would prevent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as an indicted prime minister, from leading the country.

Israel's Netanyahu vows 'immediate' annexation steps if re-elected

Naftali Bennett: Israel, U.S. Working to Prevent Iranian Corridor

TEL AVIV – Israel and the U.S. will work together to combat Iranian terror in the Middle East, Defense Minister Naftali Bennett said following a trip to the U.S., with the task being divvied up so that Jerusalem will work to curb Iran’s entrenchment in Syria while Washington will combat the Islamic Republic’s presence in Iraq.

Israel's Defence Minister Naftali Bennett and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have both sought to win over settlers ahead of another possible snap election

Naftali Bennet Announces ‘Special Annexation Team’ Following Trump Peace Plan

TEL AVIV – Defense Minister Naftali Bennett on Wednesday announced the formation of a special team for the annexation of West Bank settlements and the Jordan Valley on the heels of President Donald Trump’s unveiled peace plan which calls for Israeli law to be applied throughout those territories.

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Israel to Withhold Millions from Palestinian Authority Over Pay-for-Slay

JERUSALEM – Israel on Sunday said it would withhold tens of millions of dollars worth of taxes it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority over Ramallah’s so-called “pay-for-slay” program, in which stipends are paid to terrorists and their families.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during the 74th Session of the General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York on September 26, 2019. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP) (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Netanyahu Appoints Israel’s First Openly Gay Minister

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday appointed Amir Ohana to replace Ayelet Shaked as justice minister, making him the first openly gay cabinet minister. Shaked was fired by Netanyahu earlier this week after she and former education

Israeli Knesset member Amir Ohana attends the Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala at the Marriott Marquis on Thursday, May 5, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)