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As President Barack Obama begins his second term, he faces a series of Middle East challenges far more daunting than when he began his presidency in 2009. These problems include: •what to do about the Arab-Israeli conflict, with peace talks between...
JERUSALEM – A final tally released Thursday of votes from this week's parliamentary election in Israel broke the virtual tie between rival ideological factions, giving the right-wing bloc, including religious parties, 61 seats in the Knesset,...
JERUSALEM -- With one of the highest voter turnouts since 1999, Israelis once again threw their support behind the nation’s conservative and religious political parties, probably ensuring the reelection of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,...
World NowIsrael’s much-touted grand coalition broke apart Tuesday as the centrist Kadima Party said it would quit less than three months after it surprised the nation by joining Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing government....
World NowIsraeli immigration authorities on Monday arrested dozens of people in a crackdown on African migrants mainly targeting asylum seekers from South Sudan....
World NowPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed Sunday he is moving to dismantle what has been considered one of the more stable coalition governments in Israel’s history and calling for early elections in September....
World NowIn a surprise turnabout, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to cancel the early election he had called just 24 hours before and instead form a unity government with opposition party Kadima, Israeli officials said Tuesday....
World NowThe surprise unity government announced by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has many observers predicting that the reformed coalition will embark on a more moderate path....
World NowThe Arab League is pressing ahead with a heavily criticized observer mission in Syria, saying it will increase the number of monitors and calling on all sides to halt months of bloodshed. The head of the observers briefed an Arab League ministerial...
World NowYair Lapid, a popular Israeli news anchor and television personality, is quitting journalism and heading for politics, local media reported Sunday....
World NowIsrael, ultra-Orthodox, military service, Netanyahu: Israel’s Supreme Court has dropped a political hot potato on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plate by overturning a law that had effectively exempted tens of thousands of ultra-...
In September, the Palestinian Authority of Mahmoud Abbas plans to bring a statehood petition to the United Nations. The initial plan is to bring it to the Security Council for approval. If the U.S. vetoes it, as expected, the PA will then bring it to...
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