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Israel expects hundreds of civilian casualties in next war with Hezbollah

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JERUSALEM - Israel could suffer hundreds of civilian dead and damage to its vital infrastructure from Hezbollah rockets if it fights another war with the Iranian-backed Lebanese guerrilla group, according to Israeli military assessments.

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Iran deal will allow nuclear breakout in less than a year - Netanyahu 31 Mar 2015

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday the framework Iranian nuclear agreement being sought by international negotiators will leave Iran with the capability to develop a nuclear weapon in under a year.

Dilemma for Israel as Palestinians join war crimes court 31 Mar 2015

THE HAGUE - The Palestinian Authority becomes the 123rd member of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, a major step that could move its decades-long conflict with Israel into a courtroom.

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Expected Iranian nuclear deal worse than Israel feared - Netanyahu 29 Mar 2015

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned on Sunday the framework Iranian nuclear agreement being sought by international negotiators, saying it was even worse than his country had feared.

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Israel says it will release frozen tax revenue to Palestinians 27 Mar 2015

JERUSALEM - Israel said on Friday it would release millions of dollars of tax income to the Palestinian Authority, three months after freezing the payments in protest at unilateral Palestinian moves towards statehood.

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Cutting losses on Iran nuclear deal, Israel eyes small print 26 Mar 2015

JERUSALEM/PARIS - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has begun to signal that Israel could resign itself to an Iranian nuclear deal that would leave its enemy with some uranium enrichment capability, a compromise he has long opposed.

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Israeli settlements may have already killed two-state bid - U.N. 26 Mar 2015

UNITED NATIONS - Israeli settlements on occupied land wanted by the Palestinians may have already killed a possible two-state solution, said the United Nations Middle East envoy on Thursday as he suggested the U.N. Security Council should take action on the peace process.

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Cutting losses on Iran nuclear deal, Israel eyes small print 26 Mar 2015

JERUSALEM/PARIS - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has begun to signal that Israel could resign itself to an Iranian nuclear deal that would leave its enemy with some uranium enrichment capability, a compromise he has long opposed.

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Netanyahu gets go-ahead to form Israel's next government 25 Mar 2015

JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, grappling with fierce White House disapproval, won consent from Israel's president on Wednesday to try to form a new coalition government.

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EU urges quick restart to Israeli-Palestinian talks 25 Mar 2015

BRUSSELS - The European Union urged Israelis and Palestinians on Wednesday to quickly restart peace talks that collapsed last year, as the bloc's new foreign policy chief seeks to reinvigorate European involvement in the negotiations.