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Israeli President formally appoints Benjamin Netanyahu as the prime minister

18 Apr 2019

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Israeli President formally appoints Benjamin Netanyahu as the prime minister

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin formally handed Benjamin Netanyahu his letter of appointment yesterday to start building a coalition government following last week's general election.

Netanyahu threatens Hamas after violence along border with Gaza Strip

15 Oct 2018

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Netanyahu threatens Hamas after violence along border with Gaza Strip

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday threatened to inflict "very strong blows" on Hamas, a Palestinian Sunni-Islamist fundamentalist organization, after fresh violence along the border with the Gaza Strip controlled by the Islamist group.

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket attack

10 May 2018

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Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket attack

Israeli military forces carried out air strikes against Iranian targets in Syria after Iranian forces, based there, fired rockets at the Israel-occupied Golan Heights.

Israel: Death penalty law secures preliminary approval from parliament

05 Jan 2018

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Israel: Death penalty law secures preliminary approval from parliament

Israel is known for its ruthless policies against terrorism.

Israel passes controversial bill legalizing Jewish settlements

07 Feb 2017

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Israel passes controversial bill legalizing Jewish settlements

The Israeli parliament has passed a law that retroactively legalizes thousands of Jewish homes built on privately owned Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank, further diminishing chances of achieving longstanding peace.

Israel to build 2500 new settlement homes

26 Jan 2017

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Israel to build 2500 new settlement homes

In the second such announcement since Trump assumed office, Israel's Defence Ministry stated that it will build 2500 new settlement homes in the West Bank.

Donald Trump invites Israel's PM to Washington

23 Jan 2017

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Donald Trump invites Israel's PM to Washington

US President Donald Trump has extended a formal invitation to the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu to visit him in Washington in February.

Kerry condemns Israel, Trump defends

29 Dec 2016

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Kerry condemns Israel, Trump defends

US Secretary of State John Kerry accused Israel of jeopardizing middle-east peace by constructing settlements on Palestinian land; Israeli PM Netanyahu accused Kerry of showing bias.

Israeli PM summons US Ambassador over UN vote

26 Dec 2016

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Israeli PM summons US Ambassador over UN vote

Angered by the anti-settlement vote at the UN, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu summoned the US Ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, to discuss the US's abstention at the vote.

US allows UN condemnation of Israeli settlements

25 Dec 2016

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US allows UN condemnation of Israeli settlements

Ignoring protests by Israel and calls by Donald Trump to the contrary, the US allowed the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution calling for an end to Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories.

Egypt withdraws UN resolution against Israel

24 Dec 2016

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Egypt withdraws UN resolution against Israel

A UN resolution drafted by Egypt, condemning Israel for constructing settlements in territories claimed by Palestine, was withdrawn just hours before the vote.