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Islamic Jihad offers Israel truce as Gaza toll hits 26

12:33am GMT

GAZA/JERUSALEM Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad offered terms on Wednesday for an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire with Israel, saying if these were not met it was prepared to keep up cross-border rocket salvoes indefinitely despite a mounting Gaza death toll. | Video

Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander, rockets rain from Gaza

12 Nov 2019

GAZA/JERUSALEM Israel killed a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad on Tuesday in the Gaza Strip, drawing day-long rocket salvoes in the worst cross-border fighting in months. | Video

Israel tötet Islamisten-Anführer - Tel Aviv unter Raketenbeschuss

12 Nov 2019

Gaza-Stadt/Jerusalem Nach Israels gezielter Tötung eines Befehlshabers der Extremistengruppe Islamischer Dschihad im Gazastreifen droht eine neue Eskalation des Nahostkonflikts.

Netanyahu says Iran seeking means to attack Israel from Yemen

28 Oct 2019

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran on Monday of seeking the means to launch precision-guided missiles at Israel from Yemen, a signal that the war-torn Gulf Arab country could come under pre-emptive Israeli attack.

Will 'The Prince' dethrone 'King Bibi'? Israeli ex-military chief aims at premiership

23 Oct 2019

JERUSALEM Confronted by a right-wing heckler while on the campaign trail in Israel, Benny Gantz grabbed the man by the lapels, stared cooly into his eyes and rumbled: "No one's doing anything wrong by you. We only want what's good for you." | Video

REFILE-Will "The Prince" dethrone "King Bibi"? Israel's ex-military chief aims at premiership

23 Oct 2019

JERUSALEM, Oct 23 Confronted by a right-wing heckler while campaigning for last month's parliamentary election in Israel, Benny Gantz grabbed the man by the lapels and glared down at him. "No one's doing anything wrong by you," Gantz, who leads the centrist Blue and White Party, told him. "We only want what's good for you."

Israel asks Putin to pardon U.S.-Israeli jailed for Moscow airport transit drugs

13 Oct 2019

JERUSALEM Israel asked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday to pardon a U.S.-Israeli woman given a 7-1/2 year jail sentence for drugs found in her luggage as she transited through a Moscow airport.

Russia jails U.S.-Israeli on drug charges despite Netanyahu plea

11 Oct 2019

MOSCOW/JERUSALEM A Russian court sentenced a U.S.-Israeli woman to seven and a half years in jail for drug offences on Friday, a ruling Israel condemned as disproportionate and which her family said Moscow had linked to the fate of a Russian citizen detained in Israel.

Israel uneasy over Trump's refusal to stand by Kurds

10 Oct 2019

JERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to stand aside as Turkey sends troops into Syria and fights Kurds allied with Washington has some Israelis wondering whether they too might eventually pay a price for his impatience with Middle East engagements.

Israel uneasy over Trump's refusal to stand by Kurds

10 Oct 2019

JERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to stand aside as Turkey sends troops into Syria and fights Kurds allied with Washington has some Israelis wondering whether they too might eventually pay a price for his impatience with Middle East engagements.

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