Articles Tagged 'Israel'
Israel’s Knesset passes bills for formation of new government
The Knesset plenum passed into law all the bills required for the formation of a new government on Thursday morning by a hefty majority, clearing… READ MORE
Israel’s Netanyahu Wins Bid To Remain As Prime Minister In Deal With Election Rival
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to step down as prime minister next year, as he and election rival Benny Gantz have reached a… READ MORE
Israelis maintain social distancing while protesting coronavirus measures
Thousands of Israelis practiced social distancing Sunday while protesting against what they see as anti-democratic measures in the country under the coronavirus-era government of Prime… READ MORE
Netanyahu allies slam High Court for okaying Thursday vote on new speaker
Members of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing religious bloc reacted with fury Thursday after the High Court of Justice ordered the Knesset to hold a… READ MORE
Israel Begins Tracking And Texting Those Possibly Exposed To The Coronavirus
Hundreds of Israelis were startled Wednesday by an unsolicited text message.
“Hello. According to an epidemiological investigation,” it began, addressing each recipient by name. “You… READ MORE
Israel takes step toward monitoring phones of virus patients
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has long been known for its use of technology to track the movements of Palestinian militants. Now, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu… READ MORE
Netanyahu’s self-declared victory looking less certain as his rival reaches out to unlikely coalition partners
JERUSALEM —Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s self-declared victory in Israel’s election last week seemed farther away than ever Monday as his rival, Benny Gantz, took new… READ MORE
Israel election: Netanyahu seeks defectors after failing to secure majority
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing bloc appears to have failed to secure a parliamentary majority in Monday’s general election.
With 99% of votes counted,… READ MORE
Netanyahu ahead in Israeli election, but still seeking governing majority
JERUSALEM, March 3 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu led on Tuesday in a cliffhanger election in Israel, but was still short of a governing… READ MORE
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas denounces Trump’s Middle East peace plan
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ripped President Trump’s Middle East peace plan during a speech Tuesday before the United Nations Security Council, characterizing it as a… READ MORE