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    Israel MPs tasked with ending deadlock over unity government

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:09pm on April 16, 2020

    Israel’s parliament was tasked with forming a government on Thursday after speaker Benny Gantz and prime minister Benjamin missed a deadline to seal an alliance,...

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    Netanyahu under precautionary COVID-19 quarantine

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 09:46pm on March 30, 2020

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his close aides have been placed under precautionary quarantine after a staffer within his office tested positive for COVID-19,...

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    Israel ex-army chief Gantz nominated to form government

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:52pm on March 16, 2020

    Israel’s ex-military chief Benny Gantz was nominated Monday to try to form a government but further talks were expected with his bitter rival, premier Benjamin...

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    Israeli PM calls for unity government to combat virus

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:47pm on March 13, 2020

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Thursday for the ‘immediate’ formation of a national unity government to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, a proposal main challenger...

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    Israel approves 1,800 new settler homes

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:14pm on February 28, 2020

    Israel approved nearly 1,800 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank Thursday, the country’s right-wing defence minister announced, four days ahead of a general...

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    Israel plans drone acquisition to counter Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:06am on February 15, 2020

    Israel is to buy and develop drones on a ‘massive’ scale to increase its military edge over its enemies — Iran and its allies —...

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    Violence flares in Palestine after Trump’s peace plan

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:52pm on February 06, 2020

    A car-ramming targeting Israeli troops in Jerusalem wounded 14 people early Thursday as an uptick of violence hit the Palestinian territories following Washington’s controversial Middle...

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    Palestinians protest against Trump’s ME peace plan

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:44pm on January 30, 2020

    The Israeli army announced an increased presence in the West Bank and near Gaza Wednesday evening, as US president Donald Trump’s controversial peace plan sparked...

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    Palestinians reject Trump peace plan

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:39pm on January 29, 2020

    President Donald Trump’s long delayed Middle East peace plan won support in Israel on Wednesday but was bitterly rejected by Palestinians facing possible Israeli annexation...

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    Israel, US condemn Iran at Holocaust memorial event

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:14pm on January 24, 2020

    Israel and the United States on Thursday called for action against Iran, comparing it to the threat once posed by Nazi Germany, as world leaders...

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