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Palästinenser-Kreise - Waffenruhe zwischen Israel und Hamas

6:23am GMT

Gaza/Jerusalem Isarel und die radikal-islamische Hamas haben sich am Montag nach Informationen aus Palästinenser-Kreisen auf einen Waffenstillstand geeinigt.

Israel, Hamas clash over Gaza, then truce reached

12:45am GMT

GAZA/JERUSALEM Israel launched air strikes on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza and deployed extra troops to the border on Monday in response to the longest-range Hamas rocket attack to cause casualties in years. | Video

Netanyahu visits U.S. ally ahead of close Israeli election

25 Mar 2019

JERUSALEM With Israel's election only two weeks away, Benjamin Netanyahu will get to showcase his close ties with Donald Trump in a U.S. visit days after the president backed Israel's hold over the occupied Golan Heights.

Israeli PM Netanyahu says he will sue political rivals for libel

22 Mar 2019

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he would sue two of his main political rivals for libel, claiming that they labelled him a traitor over a graft scandal involving a German submarine deal.

Israel says U.N. Gaza war crimes report biased against it

21 Mar 2019

JERUSALEM Israel said on Thursday a U.N. report critical of its use of lethal force during Palestinian protests on the Gaza border was biased and should have included a demand that the enclave's dominant Hamas group take action to stop anti-Israeli violence.

Pompeo pays pre-election visit to Israel, cites close Trump-Netanyahu ties

20 Mar 2019

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu showcased his close relationship with the Trump administration on Wednesday, hosting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo three weeks before an Israeli election.

Equal rights row flares over Arab-Jewish divide in Israel election

12 Mar 2019

JERUSALEM A remark by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Israel is a state for Jews alone has heated up an election row over equal rights that has drawn in the president and even the Israeli who plays Wonder Woman over alleged prejudice against Israeli Arabs.

Israeli attorney-general plans to charge Netanyahu in corruption cases

01 Mar 2019

JERUSALEM Israel's attorney-general announced on Thursday he intends to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges, a decision coming just six weeks before a closely contested national election. | Video

Netanyahu's strongest challengers form alliance for Israeli election

21 Feb 2019

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's strongest challengers in an election in April joined forces on Thursday, adding potency to the centrist candidates' bid to end the right-wing leader's decade in power. | Video

Netanyahu makes deal with far-right party ahead of Israeli election

20 Feb 2019

JERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu forged an election alliance with a far-right party on Wednesday that could give followers of the late anti-Arab rabbi, Meir Kahane, a stronger voice in Israeli politics.

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