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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during his Likud party meeting in Jerusalem on September 18, 2019. Netanyahu has cancelled his planned visit to the United Nations General Assembly due to the “political context” in Israel, sources in his office told AFP. MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP

Benjamin Netanyahu’s rule threatened by deadlocked Israeli polls

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s long grip on power appeared in jeopardy on Wednesday after elections left him tied with his main challenger Benny Gantz raising the prospect of tough negotiations to build a unity government or even the end of the premier’s long rule.
Teddy Neguse

Ethiopian rappers challenging Israel police through song

In his song “Handcuffed,” rapper Teddy Neguse addresses police brutality against young Israeli men of Ethiopian descent.
Madonna performs during a guest appearance at the Grand Final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest [Reuters]

Madonna sparks flag controversy at ‘non-political’ Eurovision

Madonna's anticipated guest performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel sparked controversy in the final moments of the show.Madonna's anticipated guest performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel sparked controversy in the final moments of the show.

Alex McLeish admits Scotland fans lost faith after Israel defeat

Scotland manager Alex McLeish says he’d gladly have swapped jobs with Prime Minister Theresa May following their defeat to Israel in October.
Roger Waters said he was 'aghast' that a Pink Floyd cover band had scheduled gigs in Israel [Silvia Izquierdo-AP Photo]

Pink Floyd tribute band pulls out of Israel shows

British Pink Floyd cover band scraps concerts in three Israeli cities after the legendary rock band co-founder Roger Waters called for their cancellation

Top Iranian cleric says EU can’t be trusted, warns of Israel ‘destruction’

A senior Iranian cleric said on Friday urged Iran not to the trust the EU, after President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran would remain in a 2015 nuclear deal even after the U.S. quit the pact.

Enyimba to face Benin’s Energie FC in CAF Confed Cup

Enyimba will face Benin Republic’s Energie FC in the first round of the CAF Confederation Cup after the modest side secured a shocking 2-1 aggregate win against Haifa of Guinea in the preliminary round.

Benjamin Netanyahu in India for first visit by Israeli premier in 15 years

Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in New Delhi on Sunday for the first visit by an Israeli leader to India in 15 years, promising closer ties with the regional power.

Palestinians and ‘names of burden’

Hitler, Castro and Saddam Hussein meet in a bar. It may sound like the beginning of a joke, but in the Palestinian territories, it is actually possible.

World’s oldest man dies in Israel aged 113 years

The world’s oldest man, Holocaust survivor Israel Kristal, died Friday in the Israeli city of Haifa at the age of 113.

Israel to strip Arab attacker of citizenship for first time

An Israeli court has decided to strip an Arab Israeli attacker of his citizenship, legal sources said Monday, in what a rights group said was the first ruling of its kind.

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Tokyo 2020: Onome Ebi raps NFF over Falcons’ ouster

Super Falcons defender Onome Ebi says she is yet to come to terms with Nigeria’s ouster from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, even as she frowned at the shenanigans that surrounded the resignation of Swede coach Thomas Dennerby.

Auchi polytechnic employee found dead in farm

An employee of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Mr. Samuel Okolie, who disappeared on October 9, has been found dead in his farm at Aviele community, near Auchi, in the Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State.

Ministry: 45% of deaths of children preventable with healthy diets

Forty-five per cent of deaths of children could be prevented through eating of healthy diets, Dr. Mohammed Bello Umar, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has declared.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Gernot Rohr proud of Super Eagles display in friendly draw against Brazil

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is satisfied with the performance of his players in Sunday’s 1-1 friendly draw against five-time world champions, Brazil.
Tunisian presidential candidate and law professor Kais Saied speaks to the reporters and supporters, October 13, 2019 in Tunis. (AP Photo-Mosa'ab Elshamy)

Tunisians vote for new president in runoff election

Tunisians voted for their next president yesterday in the last round of a series of elections that have tested the young democracy, with citizens rejecting established politicians and a major candidate spending weeks behind bars.