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04 November 2018 7:17 AM Israel PM praises restoration of US sanctions on Iran

Israel's prime minister has praised the restoration of US sanctions on Iran that were lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal. Benjamin Netanyahu, a staunch opponent of the agreement concluded by the Obama administration, said on Saturday that US President Donald Trump had made an "historic" decision by restoring sanctions against "the murderous terror regime 35

18 September 2018 2:01 PM Israel to approve immigration for 1 000 Ethiopian Jews

The Israeli government announced on Monday that it agreed to absorb 1 000 Ethiopian Jews - accepting just a fraction of the African country's 8 000 remaining Jews who want to move to Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that a special committee had agreed to allow community members who already have children in Israel to immigrate. It was not clear 25

10 May 2018 7:17 AM Israel hits dozens of 'Iranian' targets in Syria after rocket fire

Israel's army said on Thursday it had hit dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria overnight after rocket fire towards its forces which it blamed on Iran, marking a sharp escalation between the two enemies. The incident came after weeks of rising tensions and followed US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday 41

08 May 2018 8:10 PM Netanyahu says 'fully supports' Trump's withdrawal from Iran deal

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his strong support for US President Donald Trump's "bold" decision Tuesday to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, which the Israeli leader has repeatedly criticised. "Israel fully supports President Trump's bold decision today to reject the disastrous nuclear deal with the terrorist regime in Tehran 45

16 April 2018 5:29 AM Israeli police use stun grenades to quell ultra-Orthodox 'rioters'

Israeli police used stun grenades on Sunday to try to calm a violent protest by ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem, the latest angry demonstration against the military draft. A police statement said four officers were slightly injured in scuffles as law enforcement tried to disperse "several hundred ultra-Orthodox extremists" outside an army enlistment 90

19 February 2018 4:13 PM Israel announces 'historic' gas contract with Egypt

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday announced an "historic" contract for sales of billions of dollars' worth of Israeli natural gas to Egypt. "This will bring billions of dollars to state coffers," he said in a statement announcing the accord with Egypt, which in 1979 became the first Arab country to sign a peace treaty with Israel 38

11 February 2018 8:58 PM Israeli PM: Airstrikes dealt 'severe blows' to Iran, Syria

Jerusalem — Israel's prime minister said Sunday his country delivered "severe blows" to Iranian and Syrian forces and vowed to take further action against its adversaries following the most serious Israeli engagement in Syria since the war there erupted almost seven years ago. Benjamin Netanyahu's tough words to his Cabinet came a day after Israel carried 56

06 February 2018 3:14 AM Israel honours foreign diplomats who saved Jews in WWII

Jerusalem – Israel's foreign ministry has unveiled a monument honouring diplomats who saved Jews during the Holocaust. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who also serves as Israel's foreign minister, dedicated the site on Monday for the 36 diplomats whom the Yad Vashem memorial has recognised as "Righteous Among the Nations". It's the country's 30

25 January 2018 6:04 PM Trump: No Palestinian aide until they return to peace talks

Davos — President Donald Trump threatened to withhold aid money from the Palestinians until they return to peace talks with Israel as he sat down with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Trump's decision in 2016 to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital roiled Arab nations 48

24 December 2017 8:34 AM Thousands protest against Netanyahu in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem

Jerusalem - Thousands of Israelis are rallying in the streets of Tel Aviv calling on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign over alleged corruption for the fourth consecutive week, while hundreds more gathered in Jerusalem for the first time in an anti-corruption demonstration. Israeli Police said several thousand people massed in central 38