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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 37

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 62

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 49

02 November 2017 3:25 PM 'Proud' Britain Marks Balfour Anniversary With Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel: Prime Minister Theresa May and Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday were preparing to celebrate the centenary of a British declaration that ultimately led to the foundation of the state of Israel. "We are proud of our pioneering role in the creation of the state of Israel," May will say at a dinner in London to mark the date alongside 52

02 November 2017 2:15 PM Balfour Declaration: Theresa May hosts Israeli PM for centenary

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is hosting her Israeli counterpart to mark the centenary of a British pledge that paved the way for Israel's creation. Mrs May and Benjamin Netanyahu will attend a dinner honouring the Balfour Declaration of British support for a Jewish national home in Palestine. Israel and Jewish communities view the pledge as momentous 52

27 October 2017 4:30 PM Another ex-worker at Netanyahu residence sues PM's wife

Jerusalem— An Israeli newspaper is reporting that another former worker from the prime minister's housekeeping staff is filing a lawsuit over alleged mistreatment at the hands of Benjamin Netanyahu's wife. Yediot Ahronot on Friday said a woman has filed a $64 000 civil suit against Netanyahu's wife, Sara, claiming she was abused. The prime minister on Facebook 38

13 October 2017 7:24 PM Allies Concerned About Trump Iran Plan

Key U.S. European allies said in a joint statement Friday they were concerned after President Donald Trump vowed to end the Iran nuclear deal if Congress doesn't strengthen it. "We encourage the administration and Congress to consider the implications to the security of the U.S. and its allies before taking any steps that might undermine the JCPOA, such as re-imposing 61

12 October 2017 6:07 PM US and Israel quit UN heritage agency citing bias

Paris — The US and Israel announced on Thursday they were quitting the UN’s cultural agency Unesco, after Washington accused it of anti-Israeli bias. The withdrawal of the US, which is meant to provide a fifth of Unesco’s funding, is a major blow for the Paris-based organisation, founded after the Second World War to help protect cultural and natural 49

18 September 2017 8:58 AM Trump pushes UN reform as world leaders gather for crisis talks

US President Donald Trump makes his debut at the United Nations on Monday, with an address on UN reform as a week of intense diplomacy kicks off, dominated by worries about North Korea, Iran and Myanmar. Trump, who once disparaged the world body as a "club" for "people to get together, talk and have a good time," will lay out his views on how to improve 35

07 September 2017 6:18 PM Israel hits Syria chemical weapons site

Damascus - Syria's army accused Israeli warplanes of hitting one of its positions on Thursday, killing two people in an attack that a monitor said targeted a site where the regime allegedly produces chemical weapons. The site near the Syrian town of Masyaf, between the central city of Hama and a port used by the Russian navy, is reportedly used by forces 45