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Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Arens listens during a press conference with U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen (L) at the Pentagon April 27. The two defence ministers answered questions about the Middle East peace process and Israel’s cooperation in the Kosovo crisis. GMH/ELD/AA

Israel ex-minister Moshe Arens passes on at 93

Moshe Arens, a former Israeli defence minister and one-time mentor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, died Monday aged 93, officials said.
Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks during a visit of the Chinese Vice President at the Israeli Innovation Summit in Jerusalem on October 24, 2018. (Photo by MENAHEM KAHANA - AFP)

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu warns of plot to topple him

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused the Jewish state's president and a former minister of conspiring to have him toppled, triggering charges of "paranoia" ahead of elections.
EU Ambassador to Israel Emanuele Giaufret in his Ramat Gan office in December 2017. (Ariel Zandberg)

Israel summons EU ambassador over ‘nationality law’ comment

Israel has summoned the European Union (EU) Ambassador Emanuele Giaufret for comments he reportedly made saying a planned “nationality law” was racist, Israeli media reported on Friday.

Israeli police questions PM Benjamin Netanyahu over alleged corruption

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who faces three investigations over alleged corruption, was questioned again by police over a case involving Israel’s largest telecoms firm on Tuesday, Army Radio said.
Prince William visits the tomb of his great-grandmother Princess Alice in Jerusalem | AP

Prince William visits flashpoint Jerusalem mosque compound

Prince William visited Jerusalem’s super-sensitive Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Thursday as he wrapped up a landmark Middle East tour during which he has tiptoed through the region’s diplomatic minefield.

Graft probe: Netanyahu’s confidant agrees to testify against him

One of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s closest confidant has agreed to testify against him in a graft probe in a fresh blow to his long tenure in power, Israeli media reported Wednesday.

New woes for Benjamin Netanyahu as associates probed in fresh graft cases

Israeli police said on Tuesday that two associates of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were suspected of offering a judge promotion in return for closing a criminal case against the premier's wife.

Indictment: Israeli leadership, Likud party express support for Benjamin Netanyahu

Members of the Israeli government and ruling Likud party have expressed their support to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who might face corruption charges following inquiries into two criminal cases.

Jerusalem not for sale – Palestine’s Mahmud Abbas tells Donald Trump

Palestinian president, Mahmud Abbas’s office says Jerusalem is “not for sale.”

Palestinians condemn Israeli plans to annex West Bank

Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have denounced Israeli plans to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank, saying it represented "an end to the remnants of the peace process" and would "lead to more Palestinian resistance".

Protests in Israel over premier Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption

Thousands of people have protested in Tel Aviv against what they say is corruption within the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israel delays move to expand Jerusalem

Under pressure from the United States, Israel has delayed a bill that would connect a number of West Bank settlements to Jerusalem, officials said on Sunday.

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