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Iran warns 'thugs' US, Israel, Saudi Arabia against stoking unrest over gas price hike, says 'won't have easy life' if found they intervened
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Iran warns 'thugs' US, Israel, Saudi Arabia against stoking unrest over gas price hike, says 'won't have easy life' if found they intervened

Iran has blamed 'thugs' linked to exiles and foreign foes, the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia, for stirring up unrest following hikes in gasoline prices

After Benjamin Netanyahu's indictment on corruption charges, PM and Israel face uncertain and chaotic future
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After Benjamin Netanyahu's indictment on corruption charges, PM and Israel face uncertain and chaotic future

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on Thursday indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in a set of long-running corruption cases, throwing his political future into doubt and heightening the uncertainty and chaos surrounding Israel's fitful, yearlong struggle to choose its next leader

Benjamin Netanyahu charged with fraud, bribery, breach of trust; first time sitting Israeli PM has been indicted
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Benjamin Netanyahu charged with fraud, bribery, breach of trust; first time sitting Israeli PM has been indicted

The indictment does not require Benjamin Netanyahu to resign but is expected to raise pressure on him to step down.

Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz fails to form coalition govt; Israel stares at third election in less than a year
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Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz fails to form coalition govt; Israel stares at third election in less than a year

Announcement by Benny Gantz, leader of the centrist Blue and White party, prolongs the political paralysis that has gripped the nation for the past year

In a pro-Israel shift, Donald Trump administration upends longstanding US policy on civilian settlements in West Bank
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In a pro-Israel shift, Donald Trump administration upends longstanding US policy on civilian settlements in West Bank

Pompeo said that the United States was rejecting the Obama administration's approach, although he denied that the move was giving a green light to Israel to build more settlements.

Gaza’s Islamic Jihad group announces ceasefire with Israel, brings to an end two days of heavy fighting that killed 32 Palestinians
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Gaza’s Islamic Jihad group announces ceasefire with Israel, brings to an end two days of heavy fighting that killed 32 Palestinians

Al-Berim said the cease-fire was based on a list of demands presented by his group late on Wednesday, the fighting broke out early on Tuesday after Israel killed a senior commander of the militant group.

Mike Pompeo, Benjamin Netanyahu escalate pressure on EU to scrap Iran nuclear pact; Israeli PM accuses Tehran of violating NPT
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Mike Pompeo, Benjamin Netanyahu escalate pressure on EU to scrap Iran nuclear pact; Israeli PM accuses Tehran of violating NPT

Iran said this week that it had increased its supply of advanced centrifuges and reactivated a much larger number of old centrifuges that had been idle, accelerating its ability to produce enough nuclear material to make a bomb.

Israel not responsible for Palestine's suffering, says Donald Trump's senior advisor Jared Kushner as Ramallah faces financial crisis
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Israel not responsible for Palestine's suffering, says Donald Trump's senior advisor Jared Kushner as Ramallah faces financial crisis

US President Donald Trump's son-in-law, and senior adviser, told the Future Investment Initiative conference in the Saudi capital Riyadh

Benjamin Netanyahu, rival party leader Benny Gantz hold talks to break Israel's political deadlock following inconclusive election last month
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Benjamin Netanyahu, rival party leader Benny Gantz hold talks to break Israel's political deadlock following inconclusive election last month

Israel has been paralyzed by political deadlock following inconclusive election last month, with neither Likud nor Blue and White party got 61 seat majority

Israel's former military chief Benny Gantz gets a shot at forming coalition govt after President Rivlin gives nod
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Israel's former military chief Benny Gantz gets a shot at forming coalition govt after President Rivlin gives nod

Israel's former military chief Benny Gantz was tasked with forming the next government, but he has few options after last month's elections left him in a near tie with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israel's incumbent PM Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form majority govt, returns mandate to President Reuven Rivlin
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Israel's incumbent PM Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form majority govt, returns mandate to President Reuven Rivlin

Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he had failed to form a majority government in parliament, marking a major setback for the embattled Israeli leader that plunges the country into a new period of political uncertainty.

UN struggles to pay employees' salary as world body faces $200-million deficit; list of budget delinquents include US, North Korea, Israel
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UN struggles to pay employees' salary as world body faces $200-million deficit; list of budget delinquents include US, North Korea, Israel

The United Nations has an overall annual operating budget of several billion dollars, but right now, it's just trying to make sure its employees get paid after this month.

Iraq protests: 46 killed in mass uprising against govt corruption, curfew imposed; top cleric blames politicians
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Iraq protests: 46 killed in mass uprising against govt corruption, curfew imposed; top cleric blames politicians

Dozens of demonstrators were killed across Iraq on Thursday and Friday as violent protests against government corruption swelled into a mass spontaneous uprising.

World Space Week: Eight moon landers that successfully explored the surface of Earth's satellite
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World Space Week: Eight moon landers that successfully explored the surface of Earth's satellite

These moon landers gave us a lot of the information about the moon that enabled us to send the first human beings there.

Israel elections 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu faces key test in bid to remain PM as unity govt talks hit roadblock; corruption hearing today
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Israel elections 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu faces key test in bid to remain PM as unity govt talks hit roadblock; corruption hearing today

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a key day Wednesday in his attempt to remain premier, with both a planned corruption hearing and his unity government talks nearing a dead end.

Israel election 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu faces ‘difficult task’ of forming new govt as Benny Gantz refuses alliance over corruption charges
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Israel election 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu faces ‘difficult task’ of forming new govt as Benny Gantz refuses alliance over corruption charges

Israel’s president on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government, giving the longtime leader the difficult task of breaking a post-election deadlock that has paralysed the country’s political system.

Netanyahu renews call for challenger Gantz to join him after president Rivlin tasks Israel PM to form new govt
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Netanyahu renews call for challenger Gantz to join him after president Rivlin tasks Israel PM to form new govt

Israel's president on Wednesday tasked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with forming a new government after last week's deadlocked elections, his office announced

Israel elections 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu trails by one vote as Benny Gantz's party leads with 33 seats out of 120
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Israel elections 2019: Benjamin Netanyahu trails by one vote as Benny Gantz's party leads with 33 seats out of 120

Israel's election committee published final results from last week's election on Wednesday that gave Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud an additional seat, but which did not change the deadlock the country faces

Kamila Shamsie's Nelly Sachs Prize withdrawn over author's support for Palestinian human rights movement
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Kamila Shamsie's Nelly Sachs Prize withdrawn over author's support for Palestinian human rights movement

The eight-member jury that had previously awarded the prize to Shamsie said in a statement that the cultural boycott does not transcend borders but affects the whole of Israeli society regardless of its actual political and cultural heterogeneity

Israel election 2019: 'Tight race’ between Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz; unity govt with Avigdor Lieberman's party could be on cards
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Israel election 2019: 'Tight race’ between Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz; unity govt with Avigdor Lieberman's party could be on cards

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz awaited results from the country's general election on Wednesday after exit polls showed them locked in a tight race, leaving the country in suspense.