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Netanyahu rallies right wing in Jerusalem ahead of election

Israelis to vote in closely fought poll, with PM hoping to extend 10-year rule Benjamin Netanyahu has warned Israeli voters his rightwing party, Likud, is in danger of losing its decade-long run in power, in a last-ditch effort to get supporters out to vote on the eve of elections on Tuesday. Speaking at west Jerusalems […]

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Netanyahu, Facing Indictments, Rains Scorn on His Political Enemies

TEL AVIVAfter months of anticipation and just five weeks ahead of Israeli election day, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been indicted on a raft of corruption charges ranging from fraud to bribery and breach of trust. And Bibi reacted true to form, referring to himself as "Benjamin Netanyahu, the most maligned man in the history […]

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Israel faces outcry over Gaza killings during Jerusalem embassy protests

Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel obliged to defend its borders after dozens of protesters die during Gazas bloodiest day since 2014 war Gaza has had its bloodiest day in years on Monday after Israeli forces shot and killed 58 Palestinians and wounded at least 1,200 as tens of thousands protested along the frontier against December declaration […]

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Palestinians hold day of mourning after 773 shot with live ammunition

At least 15 killed when Israeli soldiers open fire during mass demonstrations in Gaza Gaza hospitals, running low on blood and overstretched by the huge number of wounded, were reeling after one of the enclaves bloodiest days outside of open war, in which Israeli soldiers shot 773 people with live ammunition, according to the ministry […]

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Exclusive: Interrogation Video Surfaces of Palestinian Teen Activist Ahed Tamimi

OFER MILITARY PRISON, West BankWhen an Israeli military judge opened the courtroom at Ofer prison for the press to watch his acceptance of Ahed Tamimis plea bargain, the teenage Palestinian activist who had already spent months in prison for slapping a soldier was blunt in her short message to the world. There is no justice […]

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UN votes resoundingly to reject Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as capital

The United Nations bodys debate and vote highlighted for a second time in a week the international isolation of the United States over the Jerusalem issue The United Nations general assembly has delivered a stinging rebuke to Donald Trump, voting by a huge majority to reject his Trumps threat to cut US funding to countries […]

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Teen who ‘allegedly’ slapped and kicked Israeli soldier on viral video arrested

Here’s some good news for those of you whose blood is still boiling after watching that video of Palestinian teenagers taunting, slapping, and kicking Israeli soldiers while filming them with an iPhone, obviously hoping for one to lose his cool. If you missed it the first time, here it is again: ·@GaryLineker these Palestinian videos of […]

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US outnumbered 14 to 1 as it vetoes UN vote on status of Jerusalem

Nikki Haley furious over resolution, describing it as an insult and saying US wont be told where it can put its embassy A UN security council resolution calling for the withdrawal of Donald Trumps recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital has been backed by every council member except the US, which used its veto. The […]

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Trump threatens to cut aid to countries over UN Jerusalem vote

General assembly to vote on rejecting US recognition of city as Israeli capital with Trump warning: Were not going to be taken advantage of any longer Donald Trump has threatened to withhold billions of dollars of US aid from countries which vote in favour of a United Nations resolution rejecting taking names of countries that […]

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More Jerusalem clashes feared as Israel searches for way to secure holy site

Death toll of violence over access to compound housing al-Aqsa mosque reaches seven, bringing global calls for restraint Israels security forces and Palestinian leaders are bracing for weeks of violence as the death toll in a bloody killed two Israeli policemen at the entrance to the site by three Israeli Arabs who Israel says smuggled […]

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