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Israel PM steers clear of US politics after New York trip

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday he believed either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump would maintain strong support for Israel if elected.

Warm words as Obama and Netanyahu put aside rift

Netanyahu's government was an angry opponent of Obama's outreach to Iran, which last year delivered an accord to halt Tehran's ambition to develop nuclear weapons in exchange for sanctions relief.

Israel, Palestinian leaders agree to meet for talks

Russia's Foreign Ministry announced today that the Israeli and the Palestinian leaders have agreed "in principle" to meet in Moscow for talks in what the Russians hope will relaunch the Mideast peace process after a more than two-year break.

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas accepts Russian proposal to meet Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has agreed on a Russian proposal for him to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of a new peace push, an official said Monday.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu mulling over Russian President Vladimir Putin's peace talks offer

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu mulling over Russian President Vladimir Putin's peace talks offer

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering a proposal by Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Moscow, his office said in a statement on Monday.

I care more about Palestinians than their leaders: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday said he cares more about the Palestinian people than their leaders do, in his first response to allegations of aid theft by Hamas.

Israel PM urges Abbas to sack aide over 'murder call'

In a video posted on YouTube and subtitled in Arabic, Netanyahu -- speaking in English -- urged Abbas to dismiss Sultan Abu al-Einein.

Netanyahu aide detained in Israel fraud probe

A former senior aide to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was arrested in connection with a fraud inquiry. 

'Revolution' occurring in Israel's relations with Arab states: Netanyahu

Speaking at a military graduate ceremony in the National Security College on Wednesday evening, Netanyahu said that Israel is witnessing a "revolution in relations with important Arab states".

Israel announces USD 12.9m boost to West Bank settlements

Palestinians say Israeli settlement construction is an obstacle to peace.

Netanyahu says Israel, Kenya share terrorist threat

Israel and Kenya should work hand-in-hand against terrorism says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israel approves hundreds of new settler homes after attacks

Israel approves hundreds of new settler homes in the occupied West Bank.

Israel`s Netanyahu starts landmark Africa trip

Israel would provide African states with training in "domestic security" and health.

Israel cuts Palestinian tax transfers after attacks: PM`s office

Netanyahu has ordered that the entire amount of support for terrorists and their families be deducted from the tax revenues. 

Israel should stop settlements, denying Palestinian development: Draft Quartet Report

Israel should stop settlements, denying Palestinian development: Draft Quartet Report

The draft report said, "Israel had taken for its exclusive use some 70 percent of Area C, which makes up 60 percent of the occupied West Bank and includes the majority of agricultural lands, natural resources and land reserves."
 

Hamas thanks Turkey for Gaza efforts in Israel deal

Hamas thanks Turkey for Gaza efforts in Israel deal

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas thanks Turkey for its efforts on behalf of Gazans, urging it to increase pressure for an end to a decade-old blockade.

Israel to maintain Gaza naval blockade after deal with Turkey: Netanyahu

Israel to maintain Gaza naval blockade after deal with Turkey: Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday an Israeli naval blockade of Gaza will remain in force after a deal normalising Israel`s political and diplomatic ties with Turkey.

Mahmud Abbas rejects charges of 'blood libel' against Jews

"Palestine is the cradle of the three monotheistic faiths. We stand strongly against any attack on any religion," says Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas.

Israel says Abbas reviving old `blood libel` against Jews

Israel accused the Palestinian president of libelling the Jewish people after he charged Thursday that rabbis had called for Palestinian wells to be poisoned.

Israel PM to meet Kerry in Rome on Palestinians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday in Rome to discuss stalled peace efforts with the Palestinians, US and Israeli officials said.