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U.S. to allow Jerusalem-born Americans to list Israel as birthplace, Pompeo says

29 Oct 2020

JERUSALEM Americans born in Jerusalem will now be able to list Israel as their birthplace on their passports, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday, in a nod to Washington's recognition of the contested city as Israel's capital.

Israel says U.S. will now fund Israeli research projects in West Bank, Golan

27 Oct 2020

JERUSALEM Israel said on Tuesday the United States is effectively lifting a ban on U.S. funding of Israeli scientific research projects conducted in the West Bank and Golan Heights, areas Israel occupied in a 1967 war.

Israeli cabinet approves UAE deal, Netanyahu says will meet its leader

12 Oct 2020

JERUSALEM Israel's cabinet approved a normalisation deal with the United Arab Emirates on Monday and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he and Abu Dhabi's crown prince had spoken and agreed to meet soon.

Israel limits protests in new coronavirus lockdown law

30 Sep 2020

JERUSALEM Israel's parliament approved a government-backed edict on Wednesday likely to stifle protests against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over alleged corruption and his handling of the coronavirus crisis.

Israel tightens COVID lockdown as infections climb

24 Sep 2020

JERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet decided on Thursday to tighten Israel's coronavirus lockdown after he said a surge in infections was pushing the nation to "the edge of the abyss".

Timeline: Israel-Gulf normalization moves follow years of failed diplomatic initiatives

16 Sep 2020

JERUSALEM Israel's normalization accords with Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to be signed on Tuesday follow a history of peace efforts between Israel, the Palestinians and their Arab allies that have failed to overcome decades of distrust and violence. | Video

Palestinians fire rockets at Israel, wounding two, during White House ceremony

15 Sep 2020

JERUSALEM Palestinian militants fired rockets from Gaza into Israel, wounding two people, on Tuesday at the same time as Israel and two Gulf Arab states signed normalisation agreements at the White House in Washington.

Palestinians fire rockets at Israel, wounding two, during White House ceremony

15 Sep 2020

JERUSALEM Palestinian militants fired rockets from Gaza into Israel, wounding two people, on Tuesday at the same time as Israel and two Gulf Arab states signed normalisation agreements at the White House in Washington.

Timeline: Israel-Gulf normalisation moves follow years of failed diplomatic initiatives

15 Sep 2020

JERUSALEM Israel's normalisation accords with Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to be signed on Tuesday follow a history of peace efforts between Israel, the Palestinians and their Arab allies that have failed to overcome decades of distrust and violence.

Timeline: Israel-Gulf normalisation moves follow years of failed diplomatic initiatives

15 Sep 2020

JERUSALEM Israel's normalisation accords with Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to be signed on Tuesday follow a history of peace efforts between Israel, the Palestinians and their Arab allies that have failed to overcome decades of distrust and violence.

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