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    Netanyahu, Gantz see ‘significant progress’ toward unity govt

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 09:55pm on March 29, 2020

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his erstwhile rival Benny Gantz on Sunday announced ‘significant progress’ in talks towards forming an emergency unity government amid...

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    Israel readies for more tricky coalition talks

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:20am on March 10, 2020

    Talks to form Israel’s next government will ramp up again this week, but an agreement to form a coalition may require a political miracle. Right-wing...

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    Netanyahu asks court for trial delay

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:17am on March 10, 2020

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked Monday for a 45-day delay in his corruption trial due to open March 17, saying prosecutors had not provided...

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    Israel seeks end to deadlock with third election in a year

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2020

    Israel held its third election in less than a year on Monday seeking to break a grinding political deadlock, with prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu chasing...

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    Israeli strikes kill 6 in Syria

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:59pm on February 24, 2020

    Israeli air strikes targeting the Islamic Jihad militant group in the Gaza Strip and Syria killed at least six fighters, a war monitor said Monday,...

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    Israel readies for third election in less than a year

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:47am on February 24, 2020

    Israel is bracing for an unprecedented third election in under a year, with voters eyeing an end to the deadlock but polls indicating another tight...

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    Israeli forces kill Palestinian

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:43am on February 24, 2020

    Israeli forces on Sunday shot dead a Palestinian suspected of placing a bomb near the Gaza border, before extracting his body with a bulldozer, the...

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    Israel approves more than 1,900 new settler homes

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:50pm on January 07, 2020

    Israel has approved the construction of 1,936 new settler homes on occupied Palestinian territories, watchdog Peace Now said Monday. The green light was given on...

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    Israel’s indicted Netanyahu faces party leadership challenge

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 11:11pm on December 26, 2019

    Israel’s embattled premier Benjamin Netanyahu faced off against longtime rival Gideon Saar for the Likud party leadership Thursday, in a contest that could threaten his...

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    Netanyahu can continue as PM despite indictment

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:05pm on November 26, 2019

    Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu can stay on in his post although he has been indicted on corruption charges, Israel’s attorney general said Monday. Avichai Mandelblit,...