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Sentencing hearing for Israel soldier convicted of manslaughter

01/24/2017 9:47 AM Updated: 2 hours ago

Tel Aviv (AFP) – A sentencing hearing began Tuesday for an Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a prone Palestinian assailant, in a case

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Police probe of Israel’s Netanyahu widens

01/24/2017 9:33 AM Updated: 2 hours ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – Israeli police have widened a probe into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, already under investigation in a graft case that has shaken the country’s

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At first press briefing, Trump Press Secretary mutes Embassy expectations

01/23/2017 3:10 PM Updated: 20 hours ago

Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump’s Press Secretary, gave his first briefing today and addressed three separate questions about Trump’s campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy

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Israeli pols push to legalize late night wine sales for God, not for fun

01/23/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 23 hours ago

Israeli MKs Moshe Gafni, Uri Maklev and Yaakov Asher are pushing for a “Kiddush Law,” which would legalize late-night wine sales only on Thursday, to allow people

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Israel says global anti-Semitism on the rise

01/23/2017 9:45 AM Updated: 1 day ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – The Israeli government on Sunday reported a global increase in anti-Semitic incidents in 2016, citing sharp rises in Germany, Britain and the United

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Trump talks Iran, settlements with Netanyahu in “very warm” chat

01/23/2017 9:16 AM Updated: 1 day ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – US President Donald Trump discussed Iran with Benjamin Netanyahu and invited the Israeli prime minister to visit the White House early next month.

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Trump protests spread to Israel, where hundreds march in Tel Aviv

01/22/2017 3:03 PM Updated: 1 day ago

Tel Aviv (AFP) – Hundreds of Israelis, most of them women, protested outside the US embassy in Tel Aviv Saturday against President Donald Trump, mirroring worldwide

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Israeli soldiers rescued by Palestinians

01/22/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 1 day ago

Three IDF soldiers and an Israeli civilian were rescued by two Palestinians after an altercation broke out between the four Israelis and local villagers. According to

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Trump, Netanyahu to speak as Israel moves on settlements

01/22/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 2 days ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will speak Sunday for the first time since his inauguration, with Israel already taking

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Israel: the week in review

01/22/2017 9:08 AM Updated: 2 days ago

Anxiety in Israel about possible embassy relocation A lot happened in Israel this past week, most of it revolving around the election of Donald Trump and

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Netanyahu seeks ‘stronger than ever’ ties with Trump

01/20/2017 1:04 PM Updated: 3 days ago

  Jerusalem (AFP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he wants relations with the United States to be “stronger than ever” after Donald

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Netanyahu briefed on violent scenarios if U.S. embassy is relocated

01/20/2017 11:33 AM Updated: 4 days ago

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been briefed by Shin Bet, the army, and police on the possibility of violence breaking out in the event of

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Palestinian NGO hits out at Hamas travel restrictions

01/20/2017 8:28 AM

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – A major Palestinian rights organization expressed concern Thursday after the Hamas-led authorities in Gaza imposed new restrictions on travel for

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Israel just needs US approval to annex settlements, says Defense Minister

01/19/2017 3:32 PM Updated: 4 days ago

The election of Donald Trump, whose cabinet appears to have a more favorable stance towards Israeli settlements than the Obama administration, has stirred the hopes of

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Obama warned Trump that relocating embassy could be “explosive”

01/19/2017 12:48 PM

Relocating the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has been a campaign pledge of several U.S. presidents, including George W. Bush and Bill

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Anger remains while electricity returns to Gaza in flickers

01/19/2017 9:00 AM Updated: 5 days ago

Jabalia (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – The 25-year-old nicknamed Guevara because of his admiration for the Latin American revolutionary had returned to his home in Gaza after

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Trump’s U.N. ambassador pick says Israeli settlements “hinder peace”

01/18/2017 6:07 PM

  President-elect Donald Trump’s U.N. ambassador pick Nikki Haley said in her Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing Wednesday that Israeli settlements are a roadblock to peace.

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Israeli lawmakers debate “corrupt” kosher industry

01/18/2017 4:41 PM

High costs and damage to businesses resulting from the Israeli rabbinate’s kosher certification monopoly were debated this week by the Knesset Economics Committee. One participant, Yesh

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Watch and learn if Gov. Nikki Haley, Trump’s UN pick, supports moving the embassy

01/18/2017 4:11 PM
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Brazil accepts Israeli ambassador, ending year-long diplomatic conflict

01/18/2017 4:00 PM

There hasn’t been an Israeli ambassador to Brasil since 2015, when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed Dani Dayan, who has been referred to as “the