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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.

Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza Strip border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, March 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Israeli Arab MKs Back Hamas-Organized Gaza Riots

Israeli Arab lawmakers on Saturday voiced support for the Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border and joined left-wing calls for an investigation into the Israeli military response to the clashes, as the leaders of other center-left opposition parties squarely backed the Israel Defense Forces.

Yair Lapid

Lapid: No Coalition If Netanyahu Is Indicted

TEL AVIV – Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid on Sunday morning vowed his party wouldn’t join a coalition with a prime minister who has been indicted on criminal charges. Lapid’s remarks come in the wake of criticism aimed at one

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Israeli Government Opposes Adoption by Same-Sex Couples

The government announced on Sunday that there are no intentions to change the law and allow gay couples to adopt in Israel. In response to a High Court petition, the state said that it was opposed to allowing same-sex couples to adopt because it would place an “additional burden” on the child.

Israeli MPs and dignitaries at the Knesset

Knesset Members Call on Government To Pay For Homes Destroyed in Blazes

Knesset members from across the political spectrum are calling for the government to cover all financial losses suffered by Israeli citizens from a rash of wildfires that spread across the country over the past week, regardless of whether the blazes were a result of intentional arson or not.

In this handout provided by the Government Press Office, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyah delivers his statement regrading the agreement with Iran, on July 14, 2015 in Jerusalem, Israel.

Netanyahu: Corruption Allegations Are ‘Lies And Hot Air’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday rejected accusations of criminal activity as “hot air” and “lies,” saying he has full confidence that Israel’s attorney general would find no wrongdoing on his part.

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Netanyahu, Herzog May Meet Sissi In Cairo For Peace Push

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Isaac Herzog (Zionist Union) are planning to travel to Cairo to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi in an attempt to resurrect the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - JULY 21: Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during an official memorial ceremony for Theodor Herzl at Mount Herzl military cemetery on July 21, 2011 in Jerusalem, Israel. Herzl, considered to be the founder of modern Zionism, proposed the idea of a Jewish state in Palestine as …

Netanyahu ‘Close to Agreeing’ Israel Unity Government

JERUSALEM (AFP) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is close to agreeing a unity government with the main opposition leader, Israeli media said Wednesday, in a move that could help revive peace talks with the Palestinians.

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Arab Knesset Member Claims Palestinian Stabber Not A Terrorist

Ynetnews reports: Zouheir Bahloul, the only Arab MK in the Zionist Union, caused a furor on Thursday when he claimed the Palestinian who stabbed an IDF soldier in Hebron and was later shot dead by another soldier despite having already

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks together with German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrive to speak to the media at the Chancellery on October 21, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.

Israeli Minister Warns Government At Risk Of Collapse

A key Israeli minister said Thursday that the government is at risk of collapsing if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition is not enlarged soon. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan’s comments came amid claims that talks have taken place between Netanyahu

Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu backs a bill that could strip lawmakers of the right to vote on draft legislation

Netanyahu Endorses Expelling Terrorists’ Families to Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed support on Wednesday for expelling the families of Palestinian terrorists to the Gaza Strip. Netanyahu sought Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit’s legal opinion on the matter just days after the latter came out in opposition to deportations. “Many

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Netanyahu Defends Natural Gas Deal in Israeli Supreme Court

JERUSALEM, Feb. 14 (UPI) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an unprecedented appearance in his country’s Supreme Court Sunday to defend a controversial natural gas extraction deal with U.S. and Israeli investors. The deal, signed in December between Israel

Isaac Herzog

Israeli leader Wants To Begin Separating From Palestinians

JERUSALEM (AFP) –  Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog said Wednesday that no peace deal was possible for now and his country must begin unilaterally separating from the Palestinians “as much as possible” to restore security. Herzog made the comments while laying

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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