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Dan Williams

Netanyahu's winning strategy: big power statecraft and social media focus

10 Apr 2019

JERUSALEM Benjamin Netanyahu's portrayal of Israel as a success story under his leadership and the showcasing of his rapport with U.S. President Donald Trump were vital ingredients in his triumphant election campaign.

Netanyahu's winning strategy: big power statecraft and social media focus

10 Apr 2019

JERUSALEM Benjamin Netanyahu's portrayal of Israel as a success story under his leadership and the showcasing of his rapport with U.S. President Donald Trump were vital ingredients in his triumphant election campaign.

Airbnb reverses on delisting Israeli settlements, won't profit off West Bank

09 Apr 2019

JERUSALEM/NEW YORK Airbnb said on Tuesday it would not implement a planned delisting of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and would donate proceeds from any bookings in the territory to international humanitarian aid organizations.

UPDATE 2-Bank of Israel holds key rate at 0.25 pct, sees no rate hike soon

08 Apr 2019

JERUSALEM, April 8 The Bank of Israel kept its benchmark interest rate at 0.25 percent for a third consecutive meeting on Monday and projected a slower pace of interest rate increases through 2020, with the next rise not likely until later this year.

Brazil opens Israel trade mission in Jerusalem, short of full embassy move

31 Mar 2019

JERUSALEM Brazil opened a new trade mission to Israel in Jerusalem on Sunday, edging back from earlier signals it would follow the United States with a full embassy move to the contested city.

Pompeo, in Israel, says Hezbollah putting Lebanon at risk

21 Mar 2019

JERUSALEM U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday described the heavily armed Hezbollah group as a risk to their fellow Lebanese and conferred with Israel about the Iranian-backed militia ahead of a trip to Beirut.

Netanyahu says Iran has 'sensitive information' on rival, Tehran denies hack

20 Mar 2019

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu alleged on Wednesday that Iran could blackmail his main election rival, Benny Gantz, after hacking the former armed forces chief's phone, even as Tehran denied doing so.

Israel's top court disqualifies far-rightist, approves Arab party for ballot

18 Mar 2019

JERUSALEM Israel's top court disqualified on Sunday a far-right Jewish politician from next month's national election and approved the candidacy of a disputed Arab party, overturning March 6 decisions by the election board, a court statement said.

Israeli military sounds rocket alarms in communities near Gaza

14 Mar 2019

JERUSALEM The Israeli military said its rocket sirens were activated in communities near the Gaza Strip border on Friday soon after it carried out air strikes against Hamas targets in the enclave.

Israeli military sounds rocket alarms in communities near Gaza

14 Mar 2019

JERUSALEM The Israeli military said its rocket sirens were activated in communities near the Gaza Strip border on Friday soon after it carried out air strikes against Hamas targets in the enclave.

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