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Netanyahu pledges 'massive strikes' in Gaza in third day of border flare-up

A rocket fired from Gaza killed an Israeli civilian on Sunday and two Palestinian gunmen were killed in an Israeli strike, with no sign of any impending ceasefire in the most serious border flare-up since November.

Netanyahu calls for new Golan settlement named after Donald Trump

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is calling for naming a new settlement in the Golan Heights after President Donald Trump out of gratitude for the White House's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the territory.


Benjamin Netanyahu edges ahead, but no clear winner emerges in Israel election

Regardless of who becomes the next prime minister, the election appeared to be a grave scare for Netanyahu, 69. The exit polls of the three main television channels were sufficiently disparate that both sides claimed victory.

In Israel election, the future of the West Bank is now on the ballot

(Written by David M. Halbfinger) As Israelis get ready to go to the polls Tuesday, a stark, fateful and long-deferred choice has suddenly reappeared to confront them after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s unexpected promise to begin extending sovereignty over the West Bank if he is re-elected. Do voters want to make permanent their country’s control […]

As Israel charts a future, colour and chaos abound in its election

Much as Netanyahu-versus-Gantz focused attention on the election as a head-to-head contest, under Israel’s chaotic and confusing parliamentary system, a panoply of small parties could tip the balance.

Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank Jewish settlements if re-elected

Netanyahu pledged that he would not dismantle a single Jewish settlement and that Israel would retain control of the territory west of the Jordan River — the West Bank. More than 600,000 Israelis now live on war-won lands, two-thirds in the West Bank.


Benjamin Netanyahu embraces Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro in Israel

During his first state visit to Israel, the Brazilian leader is also expected to decide whether to follow President Donald Trump's lead and move the Brazilian Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a move that he has repeatedly promised.

Gaza rocket sets off daylong battle between Hamas and Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel said he was cutting short his visit to the United States, with the rocket attack posing a new challenge to his bid for re-election just two weeks before Israelis go to the polls.

After rocket attack, Israel mobilises troops as threat of escalation looms

Gaza rocket attack on central Israel wounds 7, prompting Netanyahu to cut short US visit , mobilize army, reserves

Netanyahu-Trump partnership is stronger than ever. Are these its final days?

In the United States, Netanyahu’s new alliance with a racist Israeli fringe party is already freeing Democrats to denounce him with fewer concerns about Republican blowback. And in a matter of months, the criminal case against Netanyahu could dislodge him from power once and for all.

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Israel strikes Gaza after rockets hit Tel Aviv

The attack prompted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a visit to Washington and return home. He promised a tough response, setting the stage for perhaps the most serious conflict since a 50-day war in 2014

Israelis hold mass protests over violence against women

Organizers of the nationwide protests want the government to implement a $67 million plan it promised last year to combat violence against women


PM Narendra Modi, Israeli PM Netanyahu bond in Gujarat; hold grand roadshow

From his visit to Sabarmati Ashram to a roadshow in Ahmedabad, a few glimpses of Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to PM Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat today.

Netanyahu lauds PM Modi for revolutionising India-Israel relations

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in India for a six-day visit during which he will discuss bilateral ties with PM Narendra Modi. Netanyahu, along with his wife Sara, will also be visiting Agra, Gujarat and Mumbai.

Shalom Namaste: Modi-Netanyahu bonhomie on display on first day of visit

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu is the second Israeli prime minister to visit India in the last 25 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Narendra Modi becomes 1st Indian Prime Minister to land on Israeli shores

Modi in Israel: The Indian Prime Minister visited Israel for a trip that he described as 'ground breaking'. PM Modi is the first Indian head of state to make a trip to Israel. Benjamin Netanyahu, his Israeli counterpart, said his country has waited a long time for the Indian PM's visit.


President Pranab Mukherjee voices distress over Israel-Palestinian violence

President Pranab Mukherjee today called for a peaceful resolution of all disputes to which the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded by affirming that his country wanted to co-exist with Arabs but would firmly fight terrorism.