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An Israeli pilot, seen in the cockpit of an Israeli F16 warplane, prepares to take off for a mission in Lebanon from Ramat David air force base on July 12, 2006, Ramat David, Israel.

Netanyahu Denies Moscow Asked Israel to Halt Syria Airstrikes

BEIJING — Russia has not changed its policy on coordination with the Israeli air force in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday, denying reports that Moscow had told Israel to end airstrikes in the war-torn country and vowing to continue attacking weapons convoys.

Israeli Defense Force (IDF) soldiers seated atop their tanks flash V-signs as they pull out of the Nabatiyah Triangle, a hostile Shi'ite hill country in the South Lebanon 11 April 1985 during the second phase of Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon.

Israel Thanks Russia For Returning Tank From 1982 War

Israel’s prime minister has thanked the Russian President for agreeing to return a tank from a battle in the 1982 Lebanon war from which three soldiers are still missing in action. Benjamin Netanyahu issued a statement Sunday thanking Vladimir Putin.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) shows the way to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, on September 21, 2015.

Netanyahu Heads To Moscow For Talks On Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was slated to travel to Russia Thursday morning for a quick round of a meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin during which the leaders are expected to discuss Syrian fighting and weapons sales to Iran.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu take part in a joint press conference in Moscow's Kremlin, on November 20, 2013. A

Moscow Wants To Boost Trade With Israel

The Times of Israel reports: Wrapping up a two-day visit to Russia, President Reuven Rivlin on Thursday met with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev for talks aimed at strengthening bilateral trade and economic relations between the two countries. In light

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) welcomes his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, on March 16, 2016.

Putin Hosts Israeli President, Hails Close Bilateral Ties

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has hosted Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, hailing friendly ties between the two nations. While welcoming Rivlin in the Kremlin, Putin noted that nearly 1.5 million Israeli citizens have origins in Russia and other former Soviet nations,

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Israelis Choose Putin As Their 2015 Person of the Year

Russian President Vladimir Putin is Israelis’ person of the year, according to a Panels Research poll taken for The Jerusalem Post and its Hebrew sister publication Ma’ariv Sof Hashavua. The poll of 527 respondents representing a statistical sample of the Jewish