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Checking Netanyahu on Iranian missiles with Hebrew threats

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of the danger to his country from Iranian ballistic missiles in his first joint news conference with …

QuickTake: Trump and Netanyahu Look to Ease Tensions – Bloomberg

QuickTake: Trump and Netanyahu Look to Ease Tensions<p>QuickTake: Trump and Netanyahu Look to Ease Tensions<p>QuickTake: Trump and Netanyahu Look to Ease …

Donald Trump

Netanyahu and Trump push reset of US-Israel relationship

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made their debut Wednesday as chummy partners preparing to tackle the Middle East's toughest challenges side by side.<p>Netanyahu beamed at his new American counterpart and declared him the best friend Israel could …

Donald Trump

Israel’s New Settlement Bill Puts it on the Fast Track to the International Criminal Court

The approval of the “Regularization Law” by Israel’s Knesset on Monday came as no surprise to Palestinians. The move now legalizes Israel’s illegal …

International Criminal Court

Tensions flare on Israel-Gaza border

A group affiliated with the so-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility for firing rockets towards Israel from Egypt.<p>The Israeli military said its missile defence system had intercepted several rockets launched towards the Red Sea resort of Eilat in the south of the country. The Sinai …

Jewish Settlement In The West Bank Tied To Trump Administration

A Jewish settlement in the West Bank has specific ties to the Trump administration. It's supported by the man Trump named to be U.S. ambassador to Israel. He's appreciated on the streets of Beit El.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>Now to the West Bank and a Jewish settlement with ties to members of …

Trump Administration

Isis claims responsibility for multiple rocket attacks on Israel from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

Islamic State said it fired six rockets, while Israel said only four were fired, of which three were shot down.<p>Islamic State (Isis) on Thursday (9 …

Trump adds nuance to pro-Israel approach ahead of Netanyahu visit

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - During his 2016 election campaign, Donald Trump signaled his presidency would be a boon for Israel and tough on Palestinians. The U.S. Embassy would move to Jerusalem, he would name an ambassador who backs Israeli settlements on land Palestinians seek for a state …

War in Israel? Iron Dome Defense System Intercepts ISIS Missiles Fired From Egypt

Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted Wednesday night three missiles fired at the southern resort city of Eilat. A fourth missile …

As Binyamin Netanyahu prepares to fly to Washington, is the two-state solution dead?

THE settlement of Beit El (pictured) sits on a lonely hilltop deep inside the West Bank, between the river Jordan and the Green Line that divided …

West Bank

Is a new Middle East war on Israel's horizon?

Jonathan Marcus @Diplo1 on Twitter<p><b>Looking out from Israeli-held territory, the scrubby and rock-strewn ground pitches steeply downwards towards a patrol road and the border fence.</b><p>The current frontier with Syria - the young lieutenant points out - is about a third of the way up the opposite …

Theresa May defies Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with vow of support for Iran nuclear deal

Theresa May has stood firm in her commitment to the Iranian nuclear deal despite pressure from the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for …

Israeli jets have struck 3 Hamas posts in response to rocket fire

Just after 9 a.m., a rocket launched from Gaza struck an open field south of the coastal city of Ashkelon, causing neither injury nor damage, the Israel Defense Forces said.<p>In response, an IDF tank fired shells at a Hamas position, destroying it, near the northern Gaza city of Beit Lahiya, the army …

How Congress made it easier to sue Israel

When the House and Senate voted to override President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaTime for sunshine on Trump-Russia investigation Getting …

Foreign Policy

Iran Missile Test Aligns Trump, Netanyahu Before the Israeli Leader's Visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and new U.S. President Donald Trump, seizing on an Iranian missile test, are nearing common ground on a …

Palestinians fear being sidelined by Trump White House

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, who spent hundreds of hours on the phone and in meetings with U.S. presidents and secretaries of state in the past 12 years, has tried unsuccessfully to reach out to President Donald Trump. Abbas and his aides are alarmed by the possibility of being sidelined at a …

53% of Israeli Jews Say Don’t Annex West Bank Settlements

(JTA) — A new poll found that 50 percent of Israelis are hesitant about expanding construction in the settlements.<p>The Peace Index, a monthly survey …

New Hamas video calls for 'accurate fire' on Israel

Hamas on Tuesday introduced its latest propaganda animated music video, in which it calls for terrorist attacks all over Israel.<p>The Hebrew-language …

Israel

Palestinians demand action against Israel over settlements law

Critics say move to legalise thousands of West Bank homes shows Israel has no intention of ending occupation<p>Senior Palestinian officials have called for the international community to punish Israel over a contentious new law that seeks to retroactively legalise thousands of West Bank Jewish …

Is a new Middle East war on Israel's horizon?

<b>Looking out from Israeli-held territory, the scrubby and rock-strewn ground pitches steeply downwards towards a patrol road and the border fence.</b><p>The current frontier with Syria - the young lieutenant points out - is about a third of the way up the opposite escarpment. And just a couple of …

Britain joins international condemnation of Israel's settlement law

Britain and a host of other nations have condemned a new Israeli law that gives retroactive approval to illegally built Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.<p>The Israeli parliament passed the controversial measure late on Monday night and by Tuesday afternoon the UN, the UK, France, Jordan, …

The Teenagers Pushing Israel to the Right

How one group of settlers became a potent political force—even though some are too young to vote<p>“Come as fast as you can,” wrote Yair Greenberg, 18, and his brother Yotam, 17, in a text message to their friends on February 1. The police had just arrived to evacuate Amona, the unauthorized …

Dangerous Alliance: Iranian missile base in Venezuela in the planning phase

FARC, Cuba, Gaddafi. Chavez like to deal with the wrong guys. Also Iran.<p>Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez – according to Die Welt and “World Online”- …

Yes, The Trump Administration Has Taken A Position On Israeli Settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken full advantage of what he views as a more propitious climate in Washington, DC under the Trump administration to embark on a massive expansion of Israel's illegal settlement drive in the Palestinian West Bank.<p>Since President Trump's inauguration, …

Rocket from Gaza draws Israeli air strikes, one person wounded

GAZA (Reuters) - A Palestinian rocket launched from Gaza struck Israel on Monday, causing no casualties or damage, in a rare attack that drew Israeli air strikes against Palestinian militant targets.<p>Palestinians run as smoke rises following what police said was an Israeli air strike on a Hamas …

Why Israel has the most technologically advanced military on Earth

In 1950, just two years after the state of Israel was founded, the country’s first commercial delegation set off for South America.<p>Israel desperately …

Gaza