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Benjamin Netanyahu in close election fight for power in Israel

‘Nastiest, most racist campaign ever’ as Likud shores up vote with divisive pledgesBenjamin Netanyahu remains neck and neck with his main election challenger after a widely condemned vow to annex parts of the occupied We...

Benjamin Netanyahu in close election fight for power in Israel

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Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu Fails To Win Majority In Close Election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to win a ruling majority in an election that produced a virtual tie between his right-wing bloc and a centre-left grouping that would be led by former......
22:56 2019-09-18

Benjamin Netanyahu Struggles To Hold On To Power After Israel Election First came the do-over voting. Now comes the do-over haggling. A day after their second dead-heat election in five months, Israelis awoke Wednesday with their two main parties feverishly jockeying for......
11:00 2019-09-19

Benjamin Netanyahu in close fight for survival in Israeli election Prime minister’s ruling Likud party trailing Blue and White party, poll showsIsraeli election: live coverageBenjamin Netanyahu could be scrambling for his political survival over the coming days, after Israel election exit polls suggested neither he ...
22:56 2019-09-17

Israel Votes in Repeat Election That Will Decide If Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Remains in Power (JERUSALEM) — Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power, despite a likely indictment on corruption charges. Netanyahu, the longest serving leade...
02:00 2019-09-18

Israel election: PM Benjamin Netanyahu refuses to concede defeat but faces fight for political life Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing lengthy coalition talks as he fights for his political life after he tied with rival Benny Gantz in early results....
11:14 2019-09-18

Israel election result: Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for survival could stretch on for days as exit polls show vote too close to call Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for political survival last night looked set to stretch on for days after the Israel election exit polls showed the race was too close to call....
02:00 2019-09-18

Benjamin Netanyahu falling behind in Israel election exit polls Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s battle for political survival looked ready to continue for days or even weeks after Israeli exit polls released after Tuesday’s election showed the race too close to call. The surveys by Israeli television stations...
02:42 2019-09-18

Facebook Blocks Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Chatbot On Election Day Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at Facebook on Tuesday after the social network blocked a "chatbot" from his right-wing Likud party's account for violating election day rules....
07:14 2019-09-18

‘Only the Strong Survive.’ How Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu Is Testing the Limits of Power Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is pacing the stage at a cyber-conference in Tel Aviv, and he is not happy. For the past seven minutes, he’s been making the case that his policies have launched a booming tech industry in Israel and enabled th...
13:42 2019-07-11

Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz square off again as Israel reruns election A great deal of political uncertainty is expected to be resolved Tuesday as Israel votes in new elections, months after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to establish a coalition government....
17:00 2019-09-17

Israel to hold second election after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form new government Benjamin Netanyahu appeared headed for a record fifth term as Israel's prime minister just six weeks ago. But the conservative Israeli leader's future is now in doubt after he was unable to form a governing coalition.    ...
01:42 2019-05-30

Benjamin Netanyahu's career on the line as Israel votes in repeat election Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power, despite a likely indictment on corruption charges....
19:42 2019-09-17

Israeli election: Benjamin Netanyahu, challenger Benny Gantz in close contest An election re-run in Israel Tuesday shows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a dead heat with challenger Benny Gantz -- in a race that could end up significantly changing the nation's political landscape....
20:56 2019-09-17

Israel's Netanyahu left teetering after close election Israel's election was too close to call on Wednesday, with a partial vote tally showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tied with his main rival, former military chief Benny Gantz....
15:14 2019-09-18

Netanyahu's future on the line as Israel election too close to call A national unity government has been called for in Israel after exit polls provided no clear winner in the country's second general election of 2019....
14:00 2019-09-18

Israel's Shadow War With Iran Widens as Netanyahu Faces Close Election Israel’s military campaign against Iran, long conducted through missile strikes in Syria, has burst into the open at a time when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a close re-election contest....
07:00 2019-08-27

Israel's Netanyahu fights to hang on to power in second general election this year The ballot comes at a precarious time for the country's longest serving prime minister, with the right-wing incumbent facing formidable challenges....
09:42 2019-09-17

Israel election: Netanyahu says country at 'historic junction' as exit polls too close to call – live news Vote is country’s second in a yearBoth PM Netanyahu and challenger Gantz back annexing Palestinian land 1.30am BST “This is our country, we have no other, we will save it together,” says Netanyahu.And he’s finished speaking. Supporters are now joinin...
03:00 2019-09-18

Benjamin Netanyahu's fate uncertain after no clear winner in Israel vote After Israel's do-over election indicated no clear winner, the fate of Israel's longest-serving leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, looks uncertain.        ...
13:56 2019-09-19

Jared Kushner pushes economic talks in meeting with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu White House senior adviser Jared Kushner met Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to push for economic talk tied to Middle East peace deal....
11:14 2019-05-31

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu Tied With Main Rival, Exit Polls Show Israel's election remained too close to call Wednesday morning, with television stations carrying unofficial results showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tied with his main rival, former military......
14:56 2019-09-18

Israel: Benny Gantz rejects Benjamin Netanyahu's 'unity government' proposal While Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz both supported calls for a unity government, they disagreed on who should take charge. The second Israeli election of the year left the country in a political deadlock....
15:00 2019-09-19

Israel Hits Gaza After Rocket Sirens Force Benjamin Netanyahu Off Stage Israeli aircraft struck in Gaza on Wednesday hours after rockets from the Palestinian enclave triggered sirens that forced Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu off the stage at an election rally in......
04:14 2019-09-11

Will election-weary Israelis end Benjamin Netanyahu's rule? It is unprecedented even in Israeli politics: Voters are going to the polls for the second time in six months. And Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political survival....
17:56 2019-09-16

Benjamin Netanyahu Clings To Power As Coalition Talks Loom Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced Israeli media headlines on Friday suggesting power is slipping from his grasp after an election in which he trails his main rival with nearly all votes counted....
22:00 2019-09-20

Benjamin Netanyahu fights for future in do-over election: Live updates Israelis are voting in the second national election in five months, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition. Get the latest updates here....
06:56 2019-09-18

Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign has air of desperation as election polls tighten "The 15-second Video That Could Kill Netanyahu's Rock-star Election Campaign" thundered a gleeful headline in the left-leaning Haaretz newspaper -- recycling online video of Benjamin Netanyahu being hustled away from election hustings amid sirens war...
09:42 2019-09-13

Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu discuss mutual defense treaty ahead of Israel elections President Donald Trump said he discussed the possibility of a mutual defense treaty during a phone call Saturday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
06:28 2019-09-15

Benjamin Netanyahu's fate uncertain after exit polls show no clear winner in Israel vote Exit polls in Israel's do-over election indicate no clear winner. The fate of Israel's longest-serving leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, looks uncertain.        ...
01:14 2019-09-18

Palestinians slam Benjamin Netanyahu's promise to annex territory after election Arab leaders have condemned a pledge by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who said he plans to annex Palestinian territories if he wins re-election next week....
02:14 2019-09-12

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's speech interrupted by rocket fire after vow to annex Jordan Valley in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was rushed off stage during a rocket siren after vowing to annex part of the occupied West Bank if he is re-elected....
07:28 2019-09-11

Israelis Are Voting in an Unprecedented Repeat Election Centered on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis began voting Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power despite a looming indictment on corruption charges. Netanyahu, the longest ser...
14:42 2019-09-17

Israeli election rival Mosche Feiglin drops bid to join Benjamin Netanyahu with pot proposal Zehut Party leader and marijuana advocate Mosche Feiglin has reached an agreement with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to promote legal cannabis imports to treat medical conditions....
19:56 2019-08-30

Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election plans in limbo as Israeli exit polls show tight contest As counting gets underway in Israel's unprecedented repeat general election, exit poll projections show the country's longest-serving Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and former military chief, Benny Gantz, locked in a tight race....
06:56 2019-09-18

Israel's 'do-over' election brings new threats to Netanyahu After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader's opponents now have a rare chance for a "do-over" in a snap vote in September....
19:14 2019-06-03

Israel Election Do-Over Holds New Challenges for Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid in September, the latest polls show, as he struggles to build a strong right-wing coalition that could be further challenged by the return of an old rival, former leader Ehud Bar...
17:28 2019-07-05

Explainer: Israel's election - will Netanyahu survive? Israelis vote next week for the second time in less than six months in a election that could see Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu win a record fifth term - or end his decade-long dominance of Israeli politics....
18:56 2019-09-10

Israel election: Netanyahu and Gantz both vow to form next government Prime minister cancels trip to UN general assembly to deal with political crisisBenjamin Netanyahu and the opposition leader, Benny Gantz, have begun what could be a prolonged period of high-stakes political bartering after an inconclusive election i...
22:00 2019-09-18

Israel to hold second election after Netanyahu fails to form new coalition Benjamin Netanyahu appeared headed for a record fifth term as Israel's prime minister just six weeks ago. But the conservative Israeli leader's future is now in doubt after he was unable to form a governing coalition.    ...
17:28 2019-05-30

The surprising issue that could decide Israel's 'do-over' election between Netanyahu and Gantz The race between Netanyahu and Gantz to lead Israel seems to be all about defense and security. But there's another factor that could decide the election, writes Jake Novak....
00:56 2019-09-18

Israel faces new election after Netanyahu misses coalition deadline Israeli lawmakers voted early Thursday to dissolve parliament and set the country on the path to a second election within months after right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to put together a ruling coalition before a midnight deadline....
23:42 2019-05-29

Israel to hold new election after Netanyahu fails to form government Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a midnight deadline....
04:56 2019-05-30

Israel heads to election as Netanyahu fails to form govt Israel’s political system has been roiled by parliament’s vote to dissolve itself after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a Wednesday midnight deadline...
04:14 2019-05-30

Exit polls signal setback for Israel’s Netanyahu in election In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies....
22:00 2019-09-17

| Netanyahu quits Israel election rally as rocket alert sounds Sirens warning of rocket fire from Gaza cut short an election rally by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the southern city of Ashkelon late Tuesday, public television reported....
06:42 2019-09-11

Israel Faces Prospect of New Election as Netanyahu’s Coalition Talks Stall After elections last month, Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path back to power. But a deadlock between his potential partners shows no sign of easing....
18:28 2019-05-29

Israel faces new election as Netanyahu fails to form coalition – video Israel is facing a new election after prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition. It's the first time in the country's history that a general election has failed to produce a government. Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve...
03:56 2019-05-31

Israel moves closer to new election as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israel moved toward a new election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to form a government following a national ballot just last month remained deadlocked....
18:42 2019-05-27

Israel Election Live Updates: Netanyahu and Gantz in Tight Race Israelis are deciding the political fate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a contest that has revolved around whether Jewish voters want their country to become more or less religious....
01:14 2019-09-18

Israel faces second election in months as Netanyahu fails to form government Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament early on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
04:42 2019-05-30

Israel Moves to Hold New Election as Netanyahu Fails to Form a Coalition After the election in April, Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path back to power. But his efforts ran aground on a power struggle among his potential partners....
00:42 2019-05-30

Netanyahu vows to annex part of West Bank after Israel election In a live TV address, Israel's prime minister said he plans to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's election. Palestinian and Arab officials condemned the plan as blow to peace....
10:42 2019-09-11

Israel to hold snap election after Netanyahu coalition talks fail Knesset votes to dissolve parliament after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government, in a move that will lead to a second round of elections ...
23:56 2019-05-29

Israel Will Hold an Election for Prime Minister in September — Even Though Netanyahu Just Won the Vote. Here’s Why Just seven weeks after he claimed victory in national elections and prepared to embark on a historic fifth term, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government within the allotted 42-day limit, plunging the country into ...
00:00 2019-06-01

Israel's Netanyahu Faces Tight Race as Voting Begins in Re-Election Bid Israeli voters went to the polls in their second election in five months, a ballot that comes amid high geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and follows a hard-fought campaign between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former allies seeking to...
20:56 2019-09-17

Polls close in Israeli election with Netanyahu’s political fate in the balance The election is the second in five months and caps a season of political deadlock in an increasingly polarized society, with voters migrating to evermore distant right and left, religious and secular camps....
22:00 2019-09-17

Netanyahu, Facing Tough Israel Election, Pledges to Annex Much of West Bank The move by the prime minister, who faces a difficult election in a week, would reduce any future Palestinian state to an enclave encircled by Israel....
20:28 2019-09-10

Netanyahu says he sought to annex Jordan Valley before election but Israel’s AG halted move: report Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly said Wednesday he had planned to declare sovereignty over the Jordan Valley immediately but Israel's attorney general told him he did not have the authority to do so until after he was reelected an...
05:56 2019-09-12

Israel's Election Too Close to Call After First Exit Polls Neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor his main rival commanded a majority after Israelis voted Tuesday, exit polls suggested, possibly opening a period of uncertainty over Israel’s next government as conflict flares between Iran and U.S. Mide...
01:42 2019-09-18

Israel's Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley, a large swathe of the occupied West Bank, if he wins a closely contested election just a week away....
02:28 2019-09-11

Israel election: exit polls suggest result too close to call – live news Vote is country’s second in a yearBoth PM Netanyahu and challenger Gantz back annexing Palestinian landExit poll at 10pm (8pm BST, 3pm ET) 10.43pm BST Yael German, a member of Blue and White and a former health minister is at the party’s HQ this even...
00:00 2019-09-18

Call for Israel unity government as election too close to call A national unity government has been called for in Israel after exit polls provided no clear winner in the country's second general election of 2019....
23:42 2019-09-17

Benjamin Netanyahu becomes longest-serving Israeli PM ‘King Bibi’ beats David Ben-Gurion’s record, but with threatening clouds on the horizonBenjamin Netanyahu has become Israel‘s longest-serving prime minister, snatching the title from the country’s founding father and first leader, David Ben-Gurion.As...
12:14 2019-07-20

Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes Jared Kushner to Jerusalem President Donald Trump's top Mideast advisers, Jared Kushner, and Jason Greenblatt met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to discuss the Trump administration's long-awaited plan for Mideast peace. (May 30)  ...
22:42 2019-05-30

Read the Transcript of TIME’s Interview With Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat down with TIME correspondents Brian Bennett and Joseph Hincks at his residence in Jerusalem on June 25. The following excerpts from the conversation have been condensed and edited for clarity. TIME: You a...
17:28 2019-07-13

Benjamin Netanyahu Rally Cut Short After Rocket Alert Sirens warning of rocket fire from Gaza cut short an election rally by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the southern city of Ashdod late Tuesday, public television reported....
04:14 2019-09-11

Mike Pence and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rally Christians for Trump Vice President Mike Pence lashed Democratic opponents and touted President Trump's record during an annual summit of evangelical supporters of Israel in an address that saw the policy and lobbying conference double as a campaign rally....
01:56 2019-07-09

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces midnight deadline to form new government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future is at stake as he has until midnight to form a coalition government. If the premier fails, he is expected to push parliament to hold snap elections....
14:14 2019-05-29

Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife takes plea deal in fraud case Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, agreed Wednesday to cop a plea to settle allegations she misused some $100,000 of state funds on fancy catered meals. The State Attorney’s Office said she will cough up roughly $15,000 in ...
22:42 2019-06-12

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: War with Gaza 'could happen at any moment' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday war in the Gaza Strip "could happen at any moment," perhaps even before snap elections next week, when he could be replaced as Israeli leader....
19:28 2019-09-13

Benny Gantz's party keeps slim lead over Benjamin Netanyahu's near end of vote count Elections officials were nearing the end of their vote count Thursday in Israel, where the parties of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and challenger Benny Gantz were locked in a tight race....
20:14 2019-09-19

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu: Europe must keep promise to leave Iran nuclear deal European leaders must exit the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and renew international sanctions on Tehran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, comparing the regime's activities to the Nazi occupation of the Rhineland....
01:56 2019-07-09

Wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Fined More Than $15,000 in Corruption Case (JERUSALEM) — A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday sentenced Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to pay a fine of more than $15,000 for misusing state funds. The sentencing comes after she agreed to a...
17:28 2019-06-16

Benjamin Netanyahu invites leaders for coalition talks to avoid 'unnecessary elections' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited other party leaders to meet with him Sunday as he attempts to form a coalition government and avoid new elections....
02:14 2019-05-27

Facebook bans Israeli Likud Party after message on Benjamin Netanyahu's page Facebook on Thursday suspended the Israeli Likud Party campaign from its Messenger app for violating hate speech policies ahead of national elections next week....
16:28 2019-09-12

Wife of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu pleads guilty to misuse of government funds The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to a plea deal in connection with allegations that she misused about $100,000 in government money....
13:00 2019-06-16

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu advances plan for Palestinian housing in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is promoting 700 new Palestinian housing units alongside 6,000 Israeli units in the West Bank, just weeks after a controversial move to demolish apartments in East Jerusalem....
18:00 2019-07-31

Trump says he discussed a mutual defense treaty with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Trump's call comes only three days before Israel's election. Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid after a more than 13-year tenure as Israel's prime minister....
14:14 2019-09-15

Israel election: Donald Trump proves he's the 'King of Israel' Every U.S. president, citing shared values and security commitments, has been staunchly pro-Israel; President Donald Trump more than most.        ...
13:56 2019-09-19

Netanyahu Tries to Woo Israel's Religious Right Ahead of Do-Over Vote Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his re-election campaign to a small Jewish enclave in the West Bank, a contentious move to a flashpoint area aimed at wooing support from right-wing settlers ahead of elections this month....
20:14 2019-09-04

Israel must have freedom to act against Iran, Netanyahu says in Russia Israel must be allowed to act freely against Iran, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday during a visit to Sochi, where he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss security coordination in Syria....
23:28 2019-09-12

Trump gifted Netanyahu a really ‘Nice’ map of Israel First son-in-law Jared Kushner had a gift for embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — a map with the word “Nice” personally inscribed by President Trump next to the Golan Heights. Netanyahu proudly displayed the official State Departmen...
05:14 2019-06-01

New Israel Vote All About Netanyahu Corruption Probes With Israelis heading to the polls Sept. 17 for the second time this year, the campaign will largely be about one man: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Unable to form a government even after ostensibly winning April 9 elections, Netanyahu opted in ...
14:28 2019-06-04

Florida Gov. DeSantis meets with Netanyahu in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis met with embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the governor’s final day of a trade mission to Israel. DeSantis had high praise for Netanyahu on the day after the Israeli leader fai...
00:00 2019-05-31

| Israel votes on Netanyahu's political survival Israelis have voted in their second election in five months that will decide whether to keep Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the country's longest-serving prime minister, in office despite corruption allegations against him....
04:28 2019-09-18

Will Omar and Tlaib get OK to visit Israel? It may be all up to Netanyahu U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib want to visit Israel -- but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will likely have the final say on whether the far-left "Squad" members may enter Jewish state....
13:28 2019-07-18

Trump and Netanyahu Put Bipartisan Support for Israel at Risk After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
07:42 2019-08-17

"Well Done, Friend," Israel's Netanyahu Tweets To PM Modi In Hindi Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who led his party to a stellar win in Lok Sabha elections, has received a congratulatory message from Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the electoral victory....
12:42 2019-05-23

End of the Netanyahu era? Worn-out Israel wakes up to political turmoil After an unprecedented repeat election, partial results show that Israel's two main political rivals have failed to secure a majority once again. This has left voters more exhausted and skeptical than ever....
16:28 2019-09-18

Netanyahu fights for political survival as Israel goes to the polls Israelis have begun voting in their second general election of 2019, which will decide if long-time leader Benjamin Netanyahu can stay in power despite corruption allegations....
14:14 2019-09-17

PM Netanyahu Says Israel Ready For Any Scenario After Hezbollah Clash Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel was prepared for any scenario after a cross-border clash with Lebanon's Hezbollah, but neither side seemed eager for another conflict....
02:00 2019-09-02

Netanyahu to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make history Saturday when he surpasses Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
01:56 2019-07-20

Ilhan Omar said she hopes Israel votes out Netanyahu With Israel heading to the polls Tuesday, Rep. Ilhan Omar said Sunday she hoped the country would break from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's agenda and defended her support for the Boycott, Divestment, Sanction movement. Speaking with Margaret Br...
18:14 2019-09-15

Netanyahu shows off Trump’s map of Israel with Golan Heights Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner has gifted him an official State Department map of Israel, updated to include the Golan Heights as part of Israeli territory...
20:28 2019-05-30

| Israel's Netanyahu faces criticism over annexation plan Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's pre-election pledge to annex the West Bank's Jordan Valley drew praise from right-wing allies Wednesday, but opponents called it a desperate bid to remain in office....
21:28 2019-09-12

Netanyahu says Israel ready for any scenario after Hezbollah clash Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel was prepared for any scenario after a cross-border clash with Lebanon's Hezbollah but neither side seemed eager for another conflict....
19:14 2019-09-01

Netanyahu Facing Uphill Battle After Israel Vote Israel’s prime minister is pushed close to the brink of losing power after Tuesday’s election as he and challenger Benny Gantz race to form a new government....
16:00 2019-09-18

Bruised but driven, Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving PM Benjamin Netanyahu makes history this weekend by becoming the longest-serving Israeli prime minister, surpassing a record held by the country's founding father David Ben-Gurion....
15:56 2019-07-19

Netanyahu shows off Trump's map of Israel with Golan Heights Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has gifted him an official State Department map, updated to incorporate the long-disputed Golan Heights as part of Israel....
21:14 2019-05-30

Israel's Left Struggles for Traction in Bid to Topple Netanyahu Ehud Barak, the last prime minister from Israel’s Labor Party, has returned to politics in an alliance that wants to lead the resurrection of the Israeli left....
16:28 2019-08-03

Israel faces new vote as Netanyahu fails to form government Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
15:14 2019-05-30

Israel's Netanyahu To Visit India In September To Meet PM Modi Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to India on a day-long visit on September 9 to meet his counterpart Narendra Modi, just eight days before an unprecedented repeat polls in the......
18:00 2019-07-21

Israel's Knesset taps Netanyahu's pick for state comptroller Israel's parliament has voted in favor of appointing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's candidate for state comptroller, representing a minor political victory for the embattled leader....
16:56 2019-06-03

Israel in Uncharted Territory as Netanyahu Fails to Form a Coalition The morning after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s staggering failure to form a government, recriminations flew, giving a taste of the contentious campaigning ahead....
14:42 2019-05-30

Netanyahu-Trump Alliance Tests Israel's Bond with U.S. Jews Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is looking to capitalize on his alliance with President Trump in an election on Tuesday, but the relationship has a flip side: it deepens a rift between Israeli and American Jews....
03:00 2019-09-16

Israel's Netanyahu appears to suffer setback in exit polls In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies....
04:56 2019-09-18

Netanyahu fails to form government, Israel to hold new elections Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new period Wednesday after he narrowly failed to form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and call a new election....
11:28 2019-05-30

Israel to Hold New Elections After Netanyahu Fails to Form Government Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new chapter Wednesday after he couldn’t form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and call new elections....
23:56 2019-05-29

Israel faces new elections after Netanyahu fails to build coalition Israel will hold new national elections in late summer after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to put together a coalition government from the parties elected to parliament on April 9th....
08:14 2019-05-30

Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel’s political crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for Mideast peace, just hours after Israel was thrust into the p...
15:56 2019-05-30

Netanyahu says Israel won't tolerate Iran's 'aggression' from Syria: Interfax Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday that Israel will not put up with threats from Iran, which, in his words, was using Syrian territory for aggression, Interfax news agency reported....
21:28 2019-09-12

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to the Jewish state....
20:56 2019-06-16

Netanyahu denies report that Israel snooped on White House Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday flatly denied that Israel had planted sophisticated surveillance devices called StingRays near the White House to intercept cellphone calls from President Trump and other officials. The denial came in res...
20:14 2019-09-12

Israel's Netanyahu sharpens focus on settlements, two days before ballot Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped up a bid for far-right votes two days before a closely-contested election, convening his cabinet in the occupied West Bank and having it approve legal status for an unauthorized outpost....
21:56 2019-09-15

After Polls Close, Netanyahu and Gantz Appear Locked in Tight Race Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his centrist challenger, Benny Gantz, appeared to be neck and neck as Israel’s second election in five months drew to a close Tuesday night....
05:28 2019-09-18

Netanyahu Keeps Plans on West Bank Annexation Close to His Chest A key question hanging over Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election campaign is whether he will fulfil an apparent pledge to annex part of the occupied West Bank. But in TIME’s interview with the Israeli Prime Minister, he would not be drawn on ...
20:14 2019-07-11

| Israel elections: Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked with nearly all votes counted - media Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were deadlocked with nearly all votes from the country's general election counted on Wednesday, Israeli media reported....
09:42 2019-09-18

Netanyahu says Trump knew in advance of Israel's Iran archive mission Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he informed U.S. President Donald Trump in advance of what Israel has described as a spy mission in Tehran last year to capture a secret Iranian nuclear archive....
23:56 2019-07-02

Israel AG rejects Netanyahu request to push back pre-indictment hearing Israel’s attorney general Thursday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request to postpone a pre-indictment hearing in the corruption cases against him....
00:14 2019-06-07

Israel will hear U.S. peace plan in 'fair and open manner': Netanyahu Israel will examine U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan in "a fair and open manner", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday....
20:28 2019-06-23

Israel’s Netanyahu Says He’ll Seek to Form a ‘Zionist’ Government Without Arab Parties After an apparent election setback, Israel’s prime minister says he will seek the formation of a new “Zionist” government that excludes Arab parties. Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a small crowd of supporters in Tel Aviv at 3:30 a.m. ...
15:14 2019-09-18

Israel Edges Toward Snap Elections as Netanyahu Struggles to Form Government Israel moved closer to snap polls as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government from a fractious group of secular and religious parties after April’s elections....
14:56 2019-05-28

Israel calls snap vote after Netanyahu fails to form government Israel is to hold its second election this year after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
02:28 2019-05-30

Netanyahu Inaugurates 'Trump Heights', Israel's Newest Town On Golan Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his first steps Sunday to express his gratitude to President Donald Trump, unveiling, at a specially convened cabinet meeting, a plaque marking the spot......
04:14 2019-06-17

| Israel elections: Netanyahu's rule threatened by deadlocked Israeli polls Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's long grip on power appears in jeopardy after elections have left him tied with his main challenger Benny Gantz, raising the prospect of tough negotiations to build a unity government or even the end of the Israeli ...
13:28 2019-09-19

Israel faces prospect of new elections as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needs Avigdor Liberman, his former defense minister with whom the Israeli leader has had a tempestuous history, to form a majority after coming out ahead in last month's elections....
16:14 2019-05-28

Netanyahu Becomes Israel's Longest-Serving Premier Amid Political Storm Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the country’s longest-serving premier on Saturday with his legacy under scrutiny and his political future on the line ahead of a tough election....
00:28 2019-07-21

Netanyahu's chief rival, Gantz, rejects PM's appeal for unity government in Israel Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's direct rival, Benny Gantz, rejected the leader’s appeal to form a unity government on Thursday as the country’s two main political parties remained deadlocked at the end of an unprecedented second election...
05:56 2019-09-20

‘Our relations are with Israel’: Trump appears to give embattled Netanyahu the cold shoulder Trump said he had not spoken to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a man he has described as a close friend. He then noted that the election is close while playing down Netanyahu’s importance to the alliance between the United States and Isra...
13:00 2019-09-19

Israel’s Netanyahu Vowed to Annex a Large Part of the West Bank. It’s Gone Unchallenged by His Rival Facing a re-run election on September 17, embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to extend his country’s sovereignty over a large swath of the West Bank — a move that if implemented would deal a mortal blow to the p...
02:14 2019-09-13

Israel’s Netanyahu: Iran destroyed secret nuclear weapons site after its existence was uncovered A remote site that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says was used by Iran to conduct “experiments to develop nuclear weapons” has now been wiped off the map, satellite images show....
16:56 2019-09-10

Netanyahu hails Israel strikes against Syria to foil Iran 'killer drone attack' Israeli prime minister says Iran has ‘no immunity anywhere’ after military says Tehran drone plot thwartedThe Israeli air force struck in Syria to prevent an Iranian force from launching an attack on the Jewish state with drones armed with explosives...
06:56 2019-08-25

Trump discusses potential US-Israel defense treaty with Netanyahu days before Israeli elections President Trump tweeted on Saturday that he spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by phone to talk about a potential defense treaty between Israel and the United States after the upcoming Israeli elections....
07:00 2019-09-15

Netanyahu's wife reaches plea bargain in meals fraud case: Israel Radio Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, Sara, has reached a plea bargain in a fraud case over allegedly misusing state funds to order catered meals, Israel Radio said on Wednesday....
17:28 2019-05-29

Netanyahu, Gantz vote in Israeli election Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election. It's the second showdown this year for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and challenger Benny Gantz. Netayahu is seeking a fifth term and faces a possible corruption indictment. (Sept. 17) &...
18:42 2019-09-17

Facebook blocks Netanyahu chatbot on election day Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at Facebook on Tuesday after the social network blocked a "chatbot" from his right-wing Likud party's account for violating election day rules....
17:56 2019-09-17

Netanyahu Is in Trouble, and Other Takeaways From the Israeli Election Israeli voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the second time in five months. The results aren’t certain, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to gain the support he had hoped for....
19:14 2019-09-18

Netanyahu could face election rematch after ballot he said he won Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quick to declare himself winner of last month's Israeli election, but he now has until Wednesday to appease an erstwhile ally, form a government and avoid a possible rematch....
15:14 2019-05-28

Israeli election: Netanyahu, challenger Gantz at stalemate An election re-run in Israel Tuesday shows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a dead heat with challenger Benny Gantz -- in a race that could end up significantly changing the nation's political landscape....
13:14 2019-09-18

Netanyahu struggles to hold on to power as Gantz claims victory Blue and White leader rejects offer to serve under Likud after close-run Israeli electionBenjamin Netanyahu was furiously manoeuvring to cling on to office on Thursday after his rival Benny Gantz refused to serve under him in a government of national...
15:56 2019-09-19

Israeli election: Netanyahu, challenger Gantz both vow to form governments An election re-run in Israel Tuesday shows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a dead heat with challenger Benny Gantz -- in a race that could end up significantly changing the nation's political landscape....
09:14 2019-09-18

UPDATE 1-Facebook briefly blocks Netanyahu chatbot on election day Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at Facebook on Tuesday after the social network blocked a "chatbot" from his right-wing Likud party's account for violating election day rules....
17:56 2019-09-17

Netanyahu strikes election deal with ultra-nationalist party A small Israeli ultranationalist party has agreed to drop out of upcoming national elections to support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling Likud party...
19:28 2019-08-29

After Tight Israeli Election, Netanyahu’s Tenure Appears Perilous The winner of Israel’s do-over election was too close to call early Wednesday, but exit polls pointed to serious obstacles for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
15:14 2019-09-18

After Tight Israeli Election, Netanyahu’s Tenure Appears in Peril The winner of Israel’s do-over election was too close to call early Wednesday, but exit polls pointed to serious obstacles for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
03:28 2019-09-18

In Tight Israeli Election, Netanyahu’s Tenure Appears in Peril The winner of Israel’s do-over election was too close to call early Wednesday, but exit polls pointed to serious obstacles for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
05:28 2019-09-18

Netanyahu faces uncertain future as he trails in Israeli election re-run Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's grip on power was hanging in the balance Wednesday after local TV channels projected him trailing his centrist rival Benny Gantz by just one seat, following a re-run general election....
15:14 2019-09-18

Israelis to determine Netanyahu’s fate in unprecedented repeat election Netanyahu, the longest serving leader in Israeli history, is seeking a fourth consecutive term in office, and fifth overall. But he faces a stiff challenge from retired military chief Benny Gantz, whose centrist Blue and White party is running even w...
22:56 2019-09-17

Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart from 2020 Democrats Reuters/Brian C. Frank 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg staked out a bold stance towards Israel in a speech outlining his foreign policy agenda at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. "He should know that a President Buttigieg woul...
08:56 2019-06-12

Netanyahu threatens to call fresh election as coalition talks falter Israeli PM needs support of religious and nationalist parties but can not reconcile themBenjamin Netanyahu has played a last-minute gambit to persuade politicians to help him form a government, threatening to call fresh Israeli elections if deadlocke...
18:01 2019-05-27

With Gaza war talk, Russia visit, Netanyahu fights on in election race Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday threatened war in Gaza and then flew to Russia to discuss Israeli freedom of action in Syria with President Vladimir Putin as a frenetic election race neared its end....
23:28 2019-09-12

Iran slams Netanyahu land annexation pledge as election ploy Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plans to annex the Jordan Valley and his frequent accusations against Tehran were ploys to win re-election, the semi-official news agency Tasnim reported....
22:42 2019-09-11

Netanyahu holds cabinet meeting in occupied West Bank ahead of election Government meeting is the first in Palestinian territories for almost two decadesBenjamin Netanyahu has held his final pre-election cabinet meeting in the Palestinian territories, in a clear appeal to hardline nationalists two days before a vote in w...
06:42 2019-09-16

Israeli exit polls show Netanyahu short of majority in year's second election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future was in doubt late Tuesday, as exit polls showed his conservative Likud party and its hard-line allies falling well short of securing a parliamentary majority in the Jewish state's second ge...
08:56 2019-09-18

For NASA contractors, lunar landing failures by Israel and India hit close to home The team was gathered in a conference room last week, about 35 in all, ready to celebrate India’s triumph: the country’s first lunar landing. Like many watching the live-stream broadcast from the cont......
21:00 2019-09-15

Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex part of occupied West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's general election....
18:56 2019-09-10

Netanyahu appeals to direct rival to form unity government as prospect of third election looms Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appealed to his direct rival to form a unity government as the country’s two main parties remained deadlocked at the end of an unprecedented second election, with the prospect of a third looming Thursday...
05:56 2019-09-20

Netanyahu pledges to annex entire Jordan Valley with support of US if he wins Israeli election Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Tuesday he will initiate Israeli control over West Bank settlements and the entire Jordan Valley region with the support of the Trump administration, if he wins the election next week....
21:42 2019-09-10

Netanyahu inaugurates ‘Trump Heights,’ Israel’s newest town on the Golan Heights The new community is located on the occupied Golan Heights, which was recognized by the president as being part of Israel in a move last March that upended decades of U.S. foreign policy....
21:14 2019-06-16

Israel’s Last Election Had No Winner. Will There Be One This Time? The inconclusive election in April showed that in the upcoming do-over ballot in September, a victory may be less about the vote and more about the subsequent coalition negotiations....
21:42 2019-08-01

Polls close in Israeli election Israel has gone to the polls in its second national election this year. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping to secure a fourth consecutive term in office following a tight race....
23:42 2019-09-17

Israeli PM Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank’s Jordan Valley Israeli political commentators saw Netanyahu's declaration, in a speech broadcast live on Israel's main TV channels, as a bid to siphon support away from far-right rivals who have long advocated annexation of Jewish settlements in the West Bank....
02:56 2019-09-11

Israel could see second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s parliament on Monday passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. The move further pushed the country toward an unprecedented political impasse, less than two months after elections seemed to promise Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a ne...
03:28 2019-05-28

A Mosaic of Groups Competes in Israel’s Election Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
01:14 2019-09-18

Israel’s Election Has Ended in Deadlock. Here’s What Could Happen Next Israel’s second election in fewer than six months has ended in political deadlock, leaving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uncertain future and paving the way for protracted coalition negotiations. As the official count filtered in ...
00:00 2019-09-19

Israel’s do-over election this month may yield another deadlock. Then what happens? Polls suggest that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former army chief of staff Benny Gantz are in a dead heat, with neither strong enough to craft a stable coalition....
06:14 2019-09-07

Kushner-Trump Middle East peace deal could be in trouble after Netanyahu is forced to call fresh election Jared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his Middle East peace plan could be losing steam and credibility as Israel heads into an unprecedented second election following Benjamin Netanyahu's inability to form a government by Wednesday night's de...
19:28 2019-05-30

RWE to close coal-fired power plant in Wales RWE on Thursday said it would close its 1.56 gigawatt (GW) Aberthaw B power plant in Wales due to challenging market conditions for coal-fired power capacity in Britain....
19:56 2019-08-01

How Ultra-Orthodox Perks Set Israel Election Agenda The hefty benefits that ultra-Orthodox Jewish parties have wrested from Israeli governments for decades have been a source of resentment for many in the country. But it took an on-again, off-again all......
21:00 2019-09-15

Israel's 2 main political parties deadlocked after election In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies....
20:56 2019-09-18

Trump urges Israel to 'get their act together' amid election turmoil U.S. President Donald Trump, voicing impatience with close ally Israel, said on Sunday he was not happy about electoral upheaval there and urged the Israelis to "get their act together."...
06:14 2019-06-03

Israel's Main Election Rival Says It Appears That PM "Did Not Succeed" Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main election challenger, centrist party chief Benny Gantz, said on Wednesday it appeared from exit polls that the Israeli leader was defeated but that only......
07:14 2019-09-18

Israel Is Back in Election Mode and in Uncharted Territory The morning after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s staggering failure to form a government, recriminations flew, giving a taste of the contentious campaigning ahead....
12:42 2019-05-30

New Israel election likely to widen a swelling budget deficit Israel's budget deficit problem is about to get bigger as the country heads for its second election this year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a new government....
16:28 2019-05-30

Israel To Hold Election Rerun After Coalition Deadlock Israel's parliament voted early Thursday to hold new elections only months after April polls in an unprecedented move provoked by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's attempts to remain in power......
03:56 2019-05-30

Explainer: The main players in Israel's next election, the second this year Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to cobble together a coalition government despite weeks of trying and Israel will vote on Sept. 17 in the second election within months....
04:42 2019-05-30

Israel faces possible second election amid coalition crisis Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing the possibility of having to fight a second election this year, as he struggles to form a coalition government....
22:42 2019-05-27

Thousands lose power, Broadway theaters close in blackout Tens of thousands of customers lost electricity in Midtown Manhattan and Broadway theaters canceled performances Saturday night due to a "mechanical issue."...
22:42 2019-07-14

Progressives press Dem leaders to avoid divisive fight over Israel Senior progressive Democrats are urging House leaders to abandon plans to vote on a contentious measure in support of Israel next week, just as tensions within the caucus had temporarily faded into the background.A small group of Democrats, including...
08:42 2019-07-17

Israel’s Parliament Votes to Dissolve, Triggering Snap Election JERUSALEM — Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a midnight deadline. The...
00:42 2019-05-30

Israel’s Two Main Political Parties Are Deadlocked After a Repeat Election (JERUSALEM) — Israel’s two main political parties were deadlocked Wednesday after an unprecedented repeat election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to hold on to his job. The election’s seeming politic...
15:14 2019-09-18

US briefing: Saudi oil attack, Trump's tax returns and Israel election Tuesday’s top story: White House says response to oil plant attack depends on Saudis. Plus, meet the climate whistleblowers muzzled by TrumpGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:42 2019-09-17

Arab turnout in Israel election rises despite racist campaigns Benjamin Netanyahu’s warnings that Arab parties would topple him may have backfiredIt’s become a tired trope of Benjamin Netanyahu’s election campaigns: as the country draws closer to election day the leader ramps up his racist scaremongering suggest...
22:00 2019-09-18

Israel election: voters head to the polls for second time this year Netanyahu campaign has demonised Israel’s Arab minority and vowed to annex much of Palestinian territoriesIsrael elections: everything you need to knowIsraelis are going to the polls in the country’s second election this year, following a campaign do...
12:42 2019-09-17

G7 nations close to agreeing on how to fight Amazon wildfires: Macron He said the G7 countries comprising the United States, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, Britain and Canada, were finalizing a possible deal on "technical and financial help."...
21:56 2019-08-25

Polls Close For Primary Election In Eastern Half Of Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Polls have closed in the eastern half of Kentucky in the primary election races for governor, attorney general, secretary of state and other statewide offices. Voters in line at 6 p.m. local time are allowed to cast ballots, bu...
01:00 2019-05-22

CBOE ELECTS SIX INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors James Boris, Carole Stone and Eugene Sunshine and Industry Directors Benjamin Londergan, William Power and Jonathan Werts All Re-Elected Chicago, November 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 20, the membership elected six individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired and vacant positions...
19:42 2019-05-22

Thousands lose power, Broadway theaters close due to 'mechanical issue' Tens of thousands of customers lost electricity in Midtown Manhattan and Broadway theaters canceled performances Saturday night due to a "mechanical issue."...
06:56 2019-07-14

Trump EPA Close To Gutting Obama Rule On Coal Power Plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climat...
14:42 2019-06-19

Bitcoin traders in Israel fight bank lockouts with petition, lawsuits Israel‘s Bitcoin fans have formally lodged a petition that demands the nation’s banks disclose internal policies for dealing with proceeds of cryptocurrency trading, Globes reports. The move follows a series of lawsuits filed against financial instit...
00:14 2019-08-20

Israel faces 2nd snap election in 2019 as parliament votes to dissolve itself Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a midnight deadline....
02:28 2019-05-30

Israel power company asks Fortnite to drop pole-climbing in game Israel's power company has asked the makers of Fortnite to no longer allow players to scale electric poles in the popular online game, saying this risked encouraging dangerous copycat behavior among children....
16:56 2019-06-12

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New York Times, the money will go towards a new Beyond Coal initiative. It will be spent over the next....
22:42 2019-06-07

President Trump Supports Israel Defense Treaty Ahead of Israeli Election (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump gave a boost Saturday to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu days before he faces his fiercest political test in more than a decade. Trump publicly expressed support in a tweet for moving forward with...
23:00 2019-09-14

Poll close in North Carolina special House election seen as 2020 bellwether Polls have closed in a pivotal North Carolina special House election that will not only decide the winner of a long-contested and long-vacant House seat but potentially signal how President Trump will perform in the 2020 presidential election....
02:56 2019-09-11

Israel Folau sets up crowdfunding page to raise $3m in donations to fight Rugby Australia Sacked Wallaby’s case is with Fair Work CommissionFolau says he has already spent $100,000 Sacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau is rattling the tin online to raise $3m for his legal action against his Rugby Australia.Folau is taking his case to ...
06:28 2019-06-21

Israel secretly expanded its Iran fight to Iraq, and it risks igniting a much larger conflict REUTERS/Amir Cohen Israel appears to have expanded its fight against Iranian activities into Iraq, risking a major escalation. Several ammo depots controlled by Iraqi militias with ties to Iran have mysteriously exploded in recent months, and Israel...
00:14 2019-08-24

Israeli election: exit polls suggest result too close to call - live news Vote is country’s second in a yearBoth PM Netanyahu and challenger Gantz back annexing Palestinian landExit poll at 10pm (8pm BST, 3pm ET) 8.20pm BST According to Reuters, Netanyahu spent much of Tuesday engaged in a last-gasp pitch for votes via liv...
21:42 2019-09-17

Israel’s Prime Minister Vows to Begin Annexing West Bank if He Wins Next Week’s Election (JERUSALEM) — Israel’s prime minister on Tuesday vowed to annex the strategic heartland of the West Bank if he wins national elections next week, offering a vision that would likely end any remaining hopes for establishing a Palestinian s...
22:28 2019-09-10

How Thailand's coup leader kept power through election When Thailand's former army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha, was confirmed as prime minister by parliament on Wednesday, he completed his transition from coup leader to head of a civilian government under a system that all but guaranteed his victory...
20:56 2019-06-05

Lithuania’s new president vows to fight power structures VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The winner of Lithuania’s presidential elections says fighting elitist power structures will be among his top priorities. Gitanas Nauseda says that “oligarchy is very dangerous not only because it takes over cont...
17:14 2019-05-27

The hot, turbulent summer of Public Enemy’s “Fight The Power” “Fight The Power” is arguably Public Enemy’s greatest moment. As the theme song for Spike Lee’s classic film Do The Right Thing, it precipitated the Long Island group’s elevation from hip-hop stars and critics’ darling to national consciousness. It a...
19:28 2019-06-11

EU election: Germany's youth wield their political power Greta Thunberg, "Fridays for Future," and a popular YouTuber pushed climate change to the top of the European elections agenda in Germany. The young voted in droves and want to change more than the political landscape....
23:42 2019-05-27

Istanbul mayoral election centers on fight against corruption Turkey's ruling party has been accused of using Istanbul city funds to benefit business contacts and the president's family. Now an opposition candidate for mayor is vowing to put an end to the nepotism ― if he can win....
06:00 2019-06-14

Canada's Trudeau mending fences with Trump as election fight looms Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will seek to further mend fences when he meets Donald Trump in Washington this week, a year after the U.S. president stormed out of a G7 meeting calling Trudeau "very dishonest and weak."...
23:56 2019-06-18

Corbyn accuses PM of plotting abuse of power to force no-deal Brexit during election Jeremy Corbyn is demanding a block on Brexit during an autumn general election campaign, accusing Boris Johnson of plotting an abuse of power to force no deal....
14:00 2019-08-09

Justin Trudeau's Liberals in fight of their lives as Canadian election campaign kicks off Justin Trudeau officially kicked off Canada's election campaign Wednesday, after months of bad headlines and scandal which has created an opportunity for the opposition Conservative Party to seize control from the Liberals....
19:28 2019-09-11

As Part of a $3 Million Investment, Serena Williams Adds Her Power to the Fight Against Maternal Mortality What does it mean when the most recognizable female athlete in the world can’t get the attention she needs when suffering complications after giving birth? For Serena Williams, it meant becoming intimately familiar with the crisis currently facing so...
04:28 2019-07-19

Theresa May clings to power after Cabinet resignation as Tories brace for European election wipeout Theresa May is clinging to power after Andrea Leadsom quit the Cabinet over her Brexit plans as the Tory party braces for a total wipeout in the European elections....
03:56 2019-05-23

Hezbollah retaliates against Israel with a missile strike, and Israel fires back The exchange of fire was brief, but it illustrated the dangers of a wider war as Hezbollah exacted revenge for the killing of two of its commanders in an Israeli airstrike in Syria....
22:14 2019-09-01

Hezbollah retaliates against Israel with a missile; Israel fires back at Lebanon The exchange of fire was brief, but it showed the dangers of a wider war as Hezbollah said it had exacted revenge for the deaths of two of its commanders in an Israeli airstrike in Syria....
01:42 2019-09-02

Members of Israeli parliament to Congress: Resolution opposing Israel boycott is 'dangerous to Israel' Nearly two dozen members of Israel’s parliament sent a letter to Congress thanking them for the recent resolution opposing an international effort to boycott Israel but warned that some of the language in the resolution “would be far more dangerous” ...
09:42 2019-08-13

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation....
09:14 2019-08-17

As Israel votes, Donald Trump proves he's the 'King of Israel' Every U.S. president, citing shared values and security commitments, has been staunchly pro-Israel; President Donald Trump more than most.        ...
07:14 2019-09-17

Australia’s Toughest Question: How Close Is Too Close to China? A furor involving the country’s first Chinese-born member of Parliament highlights the country’s struggle over where to draw the line on links to Beijing....
08:56 2019-09-19

Alec Benjamin Is a Pop Storyteller for the Next Generation Alec Benjamin has worn the same outfit multiple days in a row, he admits when we sit down to chat at New York’s buzzing Soho House one afternoon this spring. The 25-year-old singer-songwriter isn’t overly concerned with fashion; he just l...
10:56 2019-06-22

Israel Reverses Course, Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit. Tlaib to Israel: Nah, I’m Good First, an Israel visit was off the table, then it was back on and now it’s off again as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has said she won’t be visiting her 90-year-old grandmother despite the country’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri approving her request....
04:14 2019-08-17

How Dr. Benjamin Spock Changed American Parenting The book ignited a revolution, breaking free from conventional wisdom that said children required schedules, discipline and little affection. Instead, The Common Sense Book of Baby and Childcare, written by Dr. Benjamin Spock and published in 1946, e...
23:00 2019-09-19

Paul Benjamin, a ‘Corner Man’ in ‘Do the Right Thing,’ Is Dead In a career that lasted almost half a century, he also appeared on screen opposite Clint Eastwood and other stars and was frequently seen on television....
01:28 2019-07-06

When is Trump going to take white supremacist terror seriously? | Rich Benjamin After this latest massacre, we are all complicit when we look the other way. And no one is more complicit than the president himselfIn a bloody weekend that saw two back-to-back mass shootings, a white male gunman left at least 20 people dead in a Wa...
00:00 2019-08-08

Ruha Benjamin: ‘We definitely can’t wait for Silicon Valley to become more diverse’ The sociologist on how prejudice is embedded in technology – and how we go about building a fairer worldRuha Benjamin is an associate professor of African American studies at Princeton University, and lectures around the intersection of race, justice...
18:00 2019-06-29

Andy Cohen Celebrates His First Birthday as a Dad With Baby Benjamin The mazel of the day goes to Andy Cohen again: He is celebrating his first birthday as a father and could not look happier. The host of Bravo's Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen......
01:42 2019-06-03

H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, and the cast of Archer on voyaging to 1999 Archer’s tenth (and possibly final?) season, also known as 1999, is coming to FX on May 29. So we went to WonderCon to speak with the cast—that’s H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, Amber Nash, Jessica Walter, and Lucky Yates—ab...
20:56 2019-05-27

Faux retirement has Patriots’ Benjamin Watson facing suspension Benjamin Watson’s faux retirement has him in hot water. The New England Patriots tight end is facing a four-game suspension this coming season, stemming from a league-banned substance he took while temporarily hanging up the cleats. “Afte...
02:42 2019-05-27

The Magicians' Stella Maeve and Benjamin Wadsworth Are Engaged--See Her Ring Congratulations are in order for two beloved Syfy actors. The Magicians star Stella Maeve is engaged to Deadly Class actor Benjamin Wadsworth. "May 10th, this happened,"......
04:42 2019-06-01

Taylor Swift Cradles Cat Benjamin Button in Adorable New Picture It's a love cat story! Taylor Swift has shared an adorable new photo with her youngest cat, Benjamin Button. In the sweet snap, the Grammy winner can be seen cradling Benjamin in her......
20:56 2019-05-30

New England Patriots' Benjamin Watson addresses four-game suspension New England Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson revealed over the weekend he was receiving a four-game suspension for taking a banned substance under the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy....
19:42 2019-05-28

‘Using power builds power’: meet the woman tipped to lead the labor movement Sara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants, has struck a chord with activists calling for her to run for labor’s top job: president of the AFL-CIOSara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA union (AF...
20:56 2019-09-09

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where he underscored the importance of women seizing th...
14:31 2019-05-21

Maryland hotel room fight actually just loud sex, woman says before allegedly getting in fight with guard The sounds of two women engaged in what those nearby believed to be a fight inside a Maryland hotel room Monday reportedly led to a surprising sexual confession, a visit from police and gunfire....
03:42 2019-09-13

‘We Will Fight Back.’ Immigration Groups Vow to Fight Trump Restrictions on Green Cards Immigration groups vowed to fight a Trump Administration plan to deny green cards to applicants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms of public assistance, as experts warned the change would disproportionately affect low-income immigrants. St...
08:28 2019-08-13

Anthony Joshua fight prize money: How much will AJ make from Andy Ruiz Jr fight? ANTHONY JOSHUA is making his US debut against Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden tonight, but how much will the heavyweight champion pocket in prize money?...
02:00 2019-06-02

Berkshire Hathaway's Benjamin Moore to Become Main Paint Supplier for Ace Hardware Ace Hardware is making Berkshire Hathaway’s Benjamin Moore its main paint supplier, pushing Sherwin-Williams paint products out of thousands of its U.S. home-improvement stores....
00:56 2019-07-11

CBOE APPOINTS BENJAMIN LONDERGAN, JONATHAN WERTS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHICAGO, March 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Benjamin Londergan, Chief Executive Officer of Group One Trading, L.P. (Group One), and Jonathan Werts, Managing Director of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith...
23:01 2019-05-22

It's Andy Cohen's Birthday and We're Celebrating With Precious Photos of Him & Baby Benjamin All hail the king of Bravo, Andy Cohen! Today is the TV host's birthday, so if you watch any Bravo series then it is sort a reality TV holiday, right? Well, it's not but it......
01:42 2019-06-03

Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ Richard Williams, ‘The Secret’ reflects on his career, what he’s learned and fighting Sergio Martinez twice. He speaks to John Dennen The post Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ appeared firs...
03:14 2019-08-09

Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight Although "cleared to fight", should Dillian Whyte have been allowed to box Oscar Rivas on July 20? Elliot Worsell investigates The post Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight appeared first on Boxing News....
18:56 2019-07-31

China ready for U.S. trade talks, but ‘if they want to fight we will fight’: ambassador China's new ambassador to the United Nations says that U.S. sanctions and increasing tariffs hurt China and the world, and definitely are not "in the long-term interest of the United States."...
23:14 2019-08-02

Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss. The post Greek prime minister Tsipras calls for a snap national election following European election loss appeared first on LEX18....
02:42 2019-05-27

Kerala Lok Sabha Election Results: How To Check Election Result Lok Sabha Election Results in Kerala, along with all other states, will be declared tomorrow. The counting of votes will begin at 8 am and the final result tally is expected by evening. Kerala voted......
00:42 2019-05-23

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probably go ahead and get one with USB-C....
23:14 2019-05-30

Sontag: Her Life by Benjamin Moser review – the sage of America’s cultural elite A skilful new life of Susan Sontag captures her radical self-inventions and dazzling ideasIn November 1959 aged 26, Susan Sontag announced her rebirth as a writer and as a sexual being. She’d been married for seven years to Philip Rieff and slept wit...
09:28 2019-09-05

Laura Ingraham Schooled By Benjamin Watson In Deeply Satisfying Fox News Segment I swear that headline up there is not the result of late night Mad Libs. Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson was on Fox News with conservative shithead Laura Ingraham Monday to discuss a recent article by Jemele Hill. It became clear almost immediatel...
13:14 2019-09-10

Sontag: Her Life by Benjamin Moser review – heavyweight study of a critical colossus Susan Sontag’s rise from gawky swot to opinion leader and ‘art object’ is incisively charted in this exhaustive biography“Art,” Susan Sontag declared in 1965, “is the supreme game which the will plays with itself.” Sontag, supremely wilful, played th...
15:14 2019-09-08

New England Patriots' Benjamin Watson hits back at Alyssa Milano's abortion 'lie' New England Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson hit back at actress Alyssa Milano who had said anti-abortion laws would affect women of color the most....
19:42 2019-05-28

Brexit Party Euro election results: Nigel Farage eyes general election as Tories and Labour slump - Brexit Party has 28 MEPs, with 32 per cent of the vote and largest party in 9 regions - Tories slump to fifth with just 3 MEPs, down from 15 - Lib Dems top polls in London with 15 MEPs - Labour have 10 MEPs, with vote share falling by 11 per cent -...
11:00 2019-05-27

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ National Grid said issue caused by two generators has been resolved...
04:42 2019-08-10

UK power cuts latest: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ Issue caused by two generators +++ Kings Cross station closed to avoid overcrow...
22:00 2019-08-09

Theresa May speaks out over 'disappointing' EU election result days after quitting... as Nigel Farage eyes general election Theresa May has spoken out about her party's humiliating night in the European elections, saying she "sincerely hopes these results focus minds in Parliament"....
17:28 2019-05-27

This could be the beginning of the end for Netanyahu Avigdor Lieberman was once a nightclub bouncer. He may now be in a position to decide who is let into government in Israel and who is not, as the country's kingmaker....
14:00 2019-09-18

Is Netanyahu Toast? Benjamin Netanyahu has rebounded from so many political defeats that he is called a magician. This time, the Israeli prime minister may not have another rabbit in his hat....
12:56 2019-06-01

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on.        ...
09:56 2019-05-23

Netanyahu welcomes Kushner to Jerusalem President Donald Trump's top Mideast advisers, Jared Kushner, and Jason Greenblatt met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to discuss the Trump administration's long-awaited plan for Mideast peace. (May 30)  ...
17:28 2019-05-30

Netanyahu Reaches for the Russian Vote For years, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has largely ceded efforts to woo Russian-speaking immigrants to a rival who had helped him form coalition governments. Now, he sees Russian speakers as a key to his political survival....
23:00 2019-08-25

Boris Yeltsin? Netanyahu's gaffe after meeting PM Benjamin Netanyahu has accidentally referred to Boris Johnson as late Russian president Boris Yeltsin during a cabinet meeting broadcast live on television....
01:14 2019-09-09

'You will never break our will': Palestinians to Netanyahu after annexation pledge Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vowed never to give it up....
02:14 2019-09-12

Netanyahu's Likud says it has control of half of parliament Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's conservative Likud party said on Wednesday it had signed up 60 of parliament's 120 lawmakers for a potential coalition, still short of a majority as a midnight deadline to form a new Israeli government loomed....
23:42 2019-05-29

Netanyahu Is in Trouble, and Other Takeaways From the Israeli Elections Israeli voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the second time in five months. The results aren’t certain, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to gain the support he had hoped for....
18:28 2019-09-18

Netanyahu warns Iran about range of new F-35 fighter Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu personally viewed a squadron of F-35 fighter jets Tuesday, and warned Iran the state-of-the-art aircraft can fly anywhere in the Middle East....
19:14 2019-07-09

Turkey says OIC to convene after Netanyahu annexation plans The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold an extraordinary meeting on Sunday to discuss Israel's announcement of its intention to annex areas of the West Bank, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Saturday....
16:28 2019-09-14

Netanyahu and Gantz Agree on Unity, but Not on What It Means The prime minister called on his rival, Benny Gantz, to meet right away, in a dramatic bid to remain in power. His opponents called it just posturing....
22:42 2019-09-19

Half of Israelis Want Netanyahu Out. But Do They Want Benny Gantz In? By all rights, the ex-army chief gunning for Mr. Netanyahu’s job should be in a commanding position heading into the Sept. 17 vote. But his missteps have kept the race even....
07:14 2019-08-25

Israelis protest proposed Netanyahu immunity bills Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges...
00:28 2019-05-26

Trump and Netanyahu are playing a bigoted game of chicken The US president feigns concern for Jews to justify bullying Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. Israel is happy to play alongWhy would a president who has elevated white nationalism, who said there were “very fine people on both sides” in the white suprem...
18:28 2019-08-17

Netanyahu's July hearing on possible indictment delayed to October Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received on Wednesday a three-month delay, until October, for a hearing to argue against the attorney-general's plan to indict him on graft charges....
16:28 2019-05-22

Gantz Declares Win, Rejects Netanyahu's Call for Negotiations Former military chief Benny Gantz declared victory in Israel’s election and rebuffed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s calls for power sharing, as the country braced for weeks of political uncertainty....
23:00 2019-09-19

A Look at the West Bank Area Netanyahu Vowed to Annex The Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea are considered strategically vital zones by Israel for security. If Israel annexed them, it would encircle any future Palestinian state in the West Bank....
23:42 2019-09-10

Trump says he and Netanyahu discussed possible US-Israeli defense treaty President Trump said he spoke Saturday to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the possibility of a “mutual defense treaty” between the two nations—just days before Israeli voters go to the polls to decide the fate of the embattled leader....
21:14 2019-09-14

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corruption charges....
19:42 2019-05-21

Netanyahu, Like His Foe, Calls for Unity Government, but Conflicts Remain The prime minister called on his rival, Benny Gantz, to meet right away, in a dramatic bid to remain in power. His opponents say it may just be posturing....
14:42 2019-09-19

Netanyahu apologizes to Druze envoy for airport grilling Israel’s prime minister has apologized to Israel’s ambassador to Panama, a member of the country’s Arabic-speaking Druze minority, after he and his family were given extra security screening before departing from Tel Aviv’s airport...
21:28 2019-08-04

The Latest: Omar disputes Netanyahu’s claims about itinerary U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota disputes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that she didn’t ask to meet with Israeli government or opposition officials before he barred her from visiting Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank next week...
21:28 2019-08-16

Netanyahu hours away from deadline for forming coalition govt Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had until late Wednesday to form a new ruling coalition with a recalcitrant ally or face the possible end of a decade of combative leadership of Israel....
14:42 2019-05-29

Israelis return to polls to decide Netanyahu's fate Israelis will vote on Tuesday in the second national election in five months, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition following weeks of negotiations....
13:28 2019-09-17

Netanyahu's lawyer to attend pre-indictment hearing in fall Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's lawyer says he will attend an October pre-indictment hearing after his request to further postpone it was rejected....
05:42 2019-06-11

| Netanyahu says coalition deal still possible as talk of new polls mounts Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he believed a deal to form a new coalition government remained possible only days ahead of the deadline as speculation mounted over the possibility of fresh elections....
20:56 2019-05-26

Netanyahu’s Defense Treaty with Trump Is a Bad Idea. Just as Well It’s Only a Gimmick First there was the moving of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. Then came a recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, followed by a qualified U.S. statement that Israel has the right to annex portions of the West Bank. All positi...
23:28 2019-09-16

Scandals, Rivals and U.S. Tarnish Netanyahu’s Aura of Invincibility While Israelis have learned never to count out their wily prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, his victory in the coming election is looking precarious....
11:56 2019-09-04

Israeli TV airs recording of Netanyahu berating minister An Israeli news station has aired recordings of the prime minister shouting at a senior Cabinet minister and trying to intervene in regulations governing television broadcasting...
22:00 2019-09-02

Netanyahu says he'll annex parts of West Bank if re-elected Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says if he's re-elected and able to form a coalition, he'll apply Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea....
10:42 2019-09-11

Israeli parties vie for Arab vote in bid to oust Netanyahu Challengers to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in next Tuesday's election have courted Israel's Arab minority, hoping that a strong turnout from this unlikely source could tip the scales in their favor....
23:28 2019-09-12

The Latest: Netanyahu calls for global sanctions on Iran TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the international community should reinstate sanction...
15:00 2019-06-17

Netanyahu renames Golan settlement as ‘Trump Heights’ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled a plaque formally renaming a three-decade-old settlement in the contested Golan Heights as ‘Trump Heights’ on Sunday. “We are going to do two things — establish a new community on t...
21:01 2019-06-16

Russia denounces Netanyahu's West Bank annexation plan Moscow says proposal could increase regional tensions, as Israeli PM meets PutinThe Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, flies into Sochi on Thursday for talks with the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, that come after Moscow added its voice ...
18:14 2019-09-12

Netanyahu Rival Turns Elections Into Referendum on Religious Influence Israel’s surprise elections have thrust one man and one issue into the spotlight: Avigdor Lieberman, a bitter rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who says he is trying to stop the country from becoming a religious state....
22:28 2019-05-30

Netanyahu sees U.S. staying tough on Iran despite Bolton ouster Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu played down on Wednesday the ouster of hawkish John Bolton as U.S. national security adviser, saying Washington was still holding to a tough line on Iran....
22:42 2019-09-11

Netanyahu claims Iran had secret nuclear weapons site Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled what he claims is a previously unknown site connected to Iran's nuclear program from the early 2000s....
17:14 2019-09-10

Key Likud supporters oppose party, Netanyahu ahead of elections Two Likud Party supporters said Monday they oppose the party and its leader, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with about a week to go before voters choose Israel's leader and all 120 members of Parliament....
18:00 2019-09-09

Opinion: Netanyahu's success story nears final chapter Israel is preparing for another election. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is blaming his political rival Avigdor Liebermann, but Peter Philipp says that what he’s really doing is protecting his own interests....
21:14 2019-05-30

Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife fined for misusing public money Sara Netanyahu was accused of overspending the state funds on catered meals at the premier's official residence, despite a full-time chef having been employed to cook. A plea bargain saw her avoiding a harsher sentence....
18:56 2019-06-16

Netanyahu accuses Iran of hiding evidence of nuclear facility Israel’s opposition says prime minister’s claims are an election campaign stunt Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled what he claims was a previously undisclosed Iranian nuclear weapons facility and accused Tehran of destroying the site to hide the evidenc...
01:14 2019-09-10

| Netanyahu cancels UN visit over post-poll 'political context' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled his planned visit to the United Nations General Assembly due to the "political context" in Israel, sources in his office say....
20:28 2019-09-18

Israelis protest proposed legislation to grant immunity to Netanyahu  Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges....
06:28 2019-05-26

Netanyahu expects tough stance from Trump in any meeting with Rouhani Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared resigned on Thursday to a possible meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, after voicing opposition to world powers opening a dialogue with Iran....
22:14 2019-09-05

'You will never break our will,' Palestinians tell Netanyahu after Jordan Valley annexation pledge Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vowed never to give it up....
17:56 2019-09-11

Sara Netanyahu sentenced to pay fine for misusing state funds JERUSALEM — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle the ...
18:28 2019-06-16

Israelis head to the polls with one question in mind: Should Netanyahu stay or go? The election is the second in five months and caps a season of political deadlock in an increasingly polarized society, with voters migrating to evermore distant right and left, religious and secular camps....
14:14 2019-09-17

With heavy voter turnout, Israelis are deciding whether Netanyahu stays or goes The election is the second in five months and caps a season of political deadlock in an increasingly polarized society, with voters migrating to evermore distant right and left, religious and secular camps....
19:42 2019-09-17

Facebook penalises Netanyahu page over hate speech violation Israeli PM has denied writing inflammatory post about ‘Arabs who want to destroy us all’Facebook has suspended a chatbot on Benjamin Netanyahu’s official page after it breached hate speech policy by sending visitors a message warning of Arabs who “wa...
22:14 2019-09-12

Netanyahu ally says West Bank-Gaza corridor ‘irrelevant’ JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli Cabinet minister and ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is questioning a key component of the Trump administration’s new Mideast peace plan. Tzachi Hanegbi, minister for regional cooperation, said Sunday that ...
15:00 2019-06-23

Netanyahu Vows to Annex Jordan River Valley If Re-Elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would annex a huge swath of the West Bank along the border with Jordan if he stays in power after next week’s election, in a last-minute push to draw conservative votes....
02:28 2019-09-11

Netanyahu rushed off stage after vow to annex part of West Bank Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been rushed off stage during a rocket siren, hours after announcing plans to annex some settlements in the West Bank if he wins re-election....
13:28 2019-09-11

Netanyahu’s Fate May Depend on Israeli Arab Voters. Will They Turn Out? Arab citizens make up a sixth of the Israeli electorate. They could determine whether the prime minister is re-elected, but few voted in the last election....
02:00 2019-09-15

Netanyahu sees U.S. staying 'very, very tough' on Iran despite Bolton ouster Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu played down the impact of hawkish John Bolton's exit from the post of U.S. national security adviser, predicting on Wednesday that Washington would hold to a tough line on Iran....
22:42 2019-09-11

Prospect of new Israeli vote looms as Netanyahu struggles with coalition  The prime minister’s former defense chief has been holding out, demanding concessions. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers have begun a filibuster to block Netanyahu’s allies from dissolving the Knesset....
21:28 2019-05-29

'You will never break our will': Palestinians to Netanyahu after Jordan Valley annexation pledge Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vowed never to give it up....
22:42 2019-09-11

Israeli vote leaves Netanyahu’s political future in doubt After a decade of mesmerizing world leaders, subduing his rivals and eking out dramatic election victories, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future is suddenly in doubt...
22:00 2019-09-18

Netanyahu's wife admits misusing state money for luxury meals The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has admitted to misusing state funds to pay for luxury restaurant meals, despite employing a full-time chef at home....
16:42 2019-06-16

Israeli court convicts Sara Netanyahu for misusing state funds Prime minister’s wife admits to lesser charge in plea bargain and pays £12,000 fine Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s prime minister, has been convicted of illegally misusing thousands of pounds of public funds on lavish meals.A Jerusalem court on...
16:56 2019-06-16

Russia raps Netanyahu's Jordan Valley plan before Putin meeting Russia condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to annex the Jordan Valley ahead of a meeting between the Israeli leader and President Vladimir Putin later on Thursday, warning it could sharply increase regional tensions....
21:28 2019-09-12

Netanyahu's decade-long rule in doubt as coalition talks falter Israeli PM has until midnight to form government but no breakthrough in sightBenjamin Netanyahu has until midnight to form a new ruling coalition or face the possible end of his decade of leadership of Israel.As the hours ticked by, there was no sign...
15:42 2019-05-29

Weakened Netanyahu's offer for unity government rebuffed by rival Gantz Israel's weakened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saw his offer on Thursday for a coalition with his strongest political rival, Benny Gantz, swiftly rebuffed after failing to secure a governing majority in a tight election....
19:00 2019-09-19

NY Times will end its political cartoons after 'anti-Semitic' depiction of Netanyahu, cartoonist says The New York Times will no longer be publishing political cartoons following the uproar surrounding an anti-Semitic depiction of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to a political cartoonist whose work was featured in the paper. ...
00:56 2019-06-11

Netanyahu trails rival ahead of scrap to form Israeli coalition Benny Gantz has opened up a two-seat lead over Benjamin Netanyahu in the "almost final" results of Israel's razor-tight election, as both men prepare for a fight to command a parliamentary majority and form a government....
01:14 2019-09-21

Netanyahu tells Macron timing wrong for Iran talks: statement Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday to avoid new talks with Israel's regional arch-foe Iran, his office said, as European leaders pushed to save the 2015 nuclear deal....
18:42 2019-08-30

Netanyahu's wife admits criminal wrongdoing in meals catering case Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, appeared in court on Sunday to admit criminal wrongdoing over the misuse of state funds to order catered meals, in a plea bargain carrying no jail time....
17:42 2019-06-16

Netanyahu vows to annex large parts of occupied West Bank Israeli PM says he will seek to make move ‘in maximum coordination with Trump’Benjamin Netanyahu has announced he will annex large swathes of the occupied Palestinian territories if he is re-elected, a decision that for decades has been considered an...
22:00 2019-09-10

Netanyahu’s supporters push a bill to give him immunity as indictments loom Knesset members cannot be charged with a criminal offense committed during or before being voted in unless immunity is waived by the body, a draft of the measure said....
00:28 2019-05-22

Sara Netanyahu Cuts Plea Deal in Catered Meals Case The wife of Israel’s prime minister was accused of misusing about $100,000 in public funds. The prime minister’s own corruption case still looms over his run for another term....
10:42 2019-06-12

Sara Netanyahu convicted of lesser crime in private chef case Sara Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister's wife, on Sunday was convicted of a lower crime of breach of trust that involves no jail time in a private chef case after accepting a plea deal in a court in Jerusalem....
19:42 2019-06-16

Netanyahu warns Iran it is within range of Israeli air strikes, citing Iranian threats Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cautioned Iran on Tuesday that it is within range of Israeli air strikes, citing what he described as Iranian threats to destroy Israel....
16:28 2019-07-09

Israelis protest moves to grant Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Thousands of Israelis protested on Saturday against legislative steps that could grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution and limit the power of the country's Supreme Court....
23:14 2019-05-25

Netanyahu whisked offstage at campaign rally after rockets fired from Gaza Strip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was briefly pulled offstage at a campaign rally in southern Israel Tuesday night after two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip toward the cities of Ashkelon and Ashdod....
19:28 2019-09-11

Sara Netanyahu signs plea deal in private chef case; to repay $15K Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel's prime minister, signed a plea deal Wednesday for ordering prepared meals at taxpayers' expense, the Israeli Justice Ministry said....
07:14 2019-06-13

Israelis protest plan to give Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Opposition protesters have vowed not to let Benjamin Netanyahu undermine democracy, as they rallied against plans to grant the prime minister immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges....
05:28 2019-05-26

Netanyahu repeats pledge to annex Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, he said on Sunday, reiterating an election promise made five months ago but again giving no timeframe....
11:14 2019-09-01

Factbox: Netanyahu's West Bank pledge alarms Middle Eastern states Middle Eastern nations have expressed alarm at a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank if he wins a closely contested election less than a week away....
09:28 2019-09-12

‘Less Space to Breathe.’ How Palestinians Are Responding to Netanyahu’s West Bank Annexation Plans On a chilly April evening, several elderly Palestinian men sat in a smoke-filled downtown Ramallah cafe watching the news. The anchor on the enormous flat-screen mounted on the wall read election results that would affect their lives in every way ima...
22:42 2019-09-13

Arab League calls Netanyahu plan to annex West Bank areas 'aggression' Arab foreign ministers condemned a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank as "aggression" undermining any chances of a peace settlement with the Palestinians....
02:28 2019-09-11

Trump voiced support for Netanyahu to continue 'alliance' amid the Israeli political crisis Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump offered public support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the country's political chaos. Trump tweeted in support of Netanyahu's efforts to form a coalition 48 hours before the deadl...
01:42 2019-05-28

Netanyahu’s struggle to form a coalition spells trouble for Kushner’s Mideast peace plan President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, might have to shelve his long-awaited plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace due to a dispute in Jerusalem that's put Benjamin Netanyahu's political future at stake....
00:56 2019-05-30

Netanyahu says if reelected he'll annex parts of Hebron in The West Bank in controversial move: reports Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he plans to apply Israeli sovereignty on West Bank settlements in Hebron, the largest Palestinian city, if he is reelected in Tuesday’s election....
02:42 2019-09-17

Oil jumps 2.4% as new Saudi minister commits to output cuts, Netanyahu calls for action against Iran Oil prices rose on Monday after the new Saudi energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, confirmed expectations that there would be no radical change in his country's oil policy....
23:00 2019-09-09

Sara Netanyahu pleads guilty in illegal meals case as corruption probes loom over husband Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, agreed to a plea deal on Wednesday morning in a case concerning illegally ordered meals at the Prime Minister's residence, according to a statement released by Israel's Justice Mi...
22:14 2019-06-12

Netanyahu denies writing message that caused Facebook to sanction his page's chatbot over hate speech Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has denied writing a message that caused Facebook to sanction his page for a violation of its hate speech policy....
02:56 2019-09-13

Yair Netanyahu, son of Israeli leader, calls Trump a ‘real rock star’ and compares him to King Cyrus The younger Netanyahu has previously been criticized for posting anti-Semitic memes to Facebook and seeking money to pay for strippers in a drunken late-night recording....
17:56 2019-06-11

Netanyahu cancels UN trip, forgoes meeting with Trump after failing to secure an outright victory in national elections Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled his trip to New York City for the United Nations’ annual General Assembly next week after falling short of securing a parliamentary majority in Israel’s second general election in five months, his office ann...
00:28 2019-09-19

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elected government failed to form a coalition....
19:28 2019-05-30

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won’t Go to Israel Israel said on Friday that Ms. Tlaib could visit her grandmother in the West Bank if she agreed not to “promote boycotts against Israel.” Ms. Tlaib canceled her trip....
15:28 2019-08-16

What American Jews just don’t get about Israel With Israeli elections just days away, many American Jews are watching closely, hoping that Benjamin Netanyahu will finally be defeated. American Jews, overwhelmingly Democrats and liberals, have a litany of complaints about Israel’s longest-serving ...
04:28 2019-09-08

The Boeing 737 Max saga isn’t even close to being over It’s now been nearly six months since airlines around the world were forced to ground any 737 Max commercial jets in their respective fleets. The decision came after a pair of horrific crashes claimed the lives of hundreds, and Boeing’s f...
22:28 2019-09-02

Giants will get close-up look at the QB they passed on When evaluating the quarterbacks in the 2018 draft, Pat Shurmur studied all of the top prospects. After all, the Giants owned the No. 2 overall pick and, though the front office fell in love with Saquon Barkley, the Giants did have 37-year-old Eli Ma...
10:42 2019-09-12

You can buy your own private island close to NYC You don’t have to fly to the Caribbean to own your own private island — in fact, you don’t even have to leave the tri-state area. Cantilevered over Lake Mahopac in Carmel, NY, the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Massaro House and 10-acre Petre Island are...
05:28 2019-07-06

BT to close most of UK office locations under new CEO Britain's former telecoms monopoly BT will consolidate its UK offices from 300 locations to roughly 30 sites while pressing ahead with plans to leave its St Paul's headquarters in London, the company said on Wednesday....
17:42 2019-06-05

Walgreens to close 200 US stores By Angelica LaVito, CNBC Walgreens plans to shutter 200 stores in the U.S. as the company pares back its locations in the U.K., the company said Tuesday. Parent company Walgreens Boots Alliance earlier this year announced plans to shutter 200 stores ...
22:14 2019-08-07

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a hybrid of the two in your feed. Your Insta has never looked more #sponsored, baby!Read more......
03:14 2019-06-05

IKEA to Close Its Only U.S. Factory IKEA is closing its only manufacturing site in the U.S., shifting the operations to Europe where the furniture company says production costs are lower....
11:56 2019-07-16

Are there any aliens out there? We are close to knowing for sure Next-generation telescopes and new ways of detecting life on other planets are transforming the search for extraterrestrials. We may finally be about to find out if aliens exist...
19:00 2019-08-30

iTunes could close in the next few days We've been expecting Apple to close iTunes for a while now, in order to divide it into different apps, and it looks like the tech company is putting the ball in motion, suggesting we'll see the new face of Apple's media plan at WWDC 20...
22:56 2019-06-02

Israel's Aidoc gets third FDA nod for AI tools for radiologists Israel’s Aidoc, which provides artificial intelligence tools for radiologists, said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared its product for triage of cervical spine fractures....
17:56 2019-06-11

The Law Israel Used to Initially Bar Both Omar and Tlaib Israel has used the 2017 law to deny entry to foreign supporters of a movement to boycott the country. But it later said Representative Rashida Tlaib could enter on humanitarian grounds....
15:28 2019-08-16

| Israel to bar visit by two US congresswomen: ministry Israel said Thursday it will bar a planned visit by two US congresswomen who have supported a boycott of the country over its treatment of Palestinians, a decision in line with President Donald Trump's urgings....
01:56 2019-08-17

Wildfires rage in Israel during heatwave Firefighters on Thursday battled wildfires that scorched swathes of forests in central Israel, forcing some small towns to be evacuated, during a heatwave that brought record temperatures to parts of the country....
21:56 2019-05-23

Israel to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference Israelis will attend a U.S-led conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for the Palestinian economy as part of a coming peace plan, Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday....
21:42 2019-06-16

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce agreed to buy U.S.-Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion in cash and shares, in a bid to accelerate growth of its cloud-based products to manage customer service operations....
14:56 2019-08-08

AOC says Palestinians 'have no choice but to riot' against Israel Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez agreed that Israel is “criminal” in its treatment of Palestinians, whom she said have no other choice but to “riot” against the Jewish state....
19:56 2019-07-31

Israel fintechs: From start-up to scale-up Israel has become one of the world’s most important fintech hubs, attracting millions in investment from some of the biggest global brands and venture capital funds. Can its start-up culture now evolve to grow large fintech businesses at home?...
11:00 2019-08-12

Israel Is Escalating Its Shadow War With Iran. Here’s What to Know The protracted shadow war between Israel and Iran has spilled beyond the borders of Syria following a series of attacks in Iraq and Lebanon blamed on Israel, and threats of Hezbollah retaliation that reporters in Israel and Lebanon say has prompted t...
00:56 2019-08-30

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a war....
17:56 2019-05-21

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion brand more upmarket.The 163 year-old company refused t...
15:28 2019-05-21

Dressbarn is about to close 650 stores — here's a map of these locations As shopping has shifted online and styles have evolved, Ascena has been grappling with sagging sales and a large debt-load. Looking to stem the losses, Ascena is turning to pruning its less successful brands....
22:14 2019-05-21

Saturday Forecast: So close but no cigar TUCSON – We almost broke the ice but fell short by one degree. 99 degrees for the high at the Tucson International Airport. Sunday, models predicting 100 degrees. If that is the case, we will reach triple digits for the first time in 2019. On a...
07:14 2019-06-09

You Can’t Go Back to ‘Classic’ Gmail. But You Can Get Close — Here’s How Last year, Google began rolling out a major update for Gmail with lots of changes. Gone is the red, rectangular Compose button, for instance — it’s since been replaced with a white button with rounded edges. The design is all a little mor...
19:56 2019-07-31

Researchers close in on a new depression mechanism A study in rats identifies a key driver of anhedonia, the inability to experience pleasure. This finding may lead to new therapies not just for depression....
22:00 2019-05-24

GE says French plant set for layoffs will not close down A General Electric (GE) factory in eastern France where the U.S. group is planning job cuts will not close down, and the firm is looking into alternatives there including building aeronautical parts, GE's French boss said in a media interview....
03:01 2019-06-02

NY gun law set to go into effect, will close ‘Charleston Loophole’ The new law creates a 30-day period before allowing a sale to proceed if a background check does not come back instantly with a “proceed” notification from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) used by the FBI....
04:14 2019-09-12

At US Open, Serena Williams tries to close in on No. 24 Serena Williams is once again in the latter stages of a Grand Slam tournament as she pursues her record-equaling 24th major championship        ...
03:56 2019-09-06

Sparks close on 15-1 run, beat Dream 78-66 Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points, nine rebounds and five assists, Tierra Ruffin-Pratt made six of Los Angeles' nine 3-pointers, and the Sparks closed on a 15-1 run to beat the Atlanta Dream 78-66 on Tuesday night       ...
04:28 2019-07-24

An up-close look at real Yankees’ savagery MINNEAPOLIS — Since Aaron Boone let the world know his hitters are savages in the box, in much more colorful language than that, the Yankees have averaged nearly seven runs a game. Sometimes only a triple play can slow them down. If the Yankees are t...
04:28 2019-07-24

Green Dot Tumbles as Competitors Close In Shares in the bank known for issuing prepaid debit cards fell after it scaled back its revenue and profit outlook, citing competition from financial-tech startups that offer checking and savings accounts....
22:00 2019-08-09

Seattle close to naming Ron Francis as GM Seattle's NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press....
17:42 2019-07-17

‘Sad’ investors say they had no choice but to close Four Seasons Big names in finance and real estate who invested in the Four Seasons restaurant revival are miserable they were forced to close the place after less than a year — but said they had no choice. Real estate powerhouse Bill Rudin, who was married at the...
05:14 2019-06-12

Sav’s Grill To Close After 11 Years Of Business LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – After 11 years in Lexington, Sav’s Grill & West African Cuisine is closing. Mamadou Savané made the announcement via Facebook. He did write that something new was coming, but did not specify what. Sav says TH...
15:56 2019-06-18

Into US Open SF, Nadal tries to close gap with Federer Rafael Nadal has been gaining on Roger Federer in the Grand Slam title standings and has a chance to add to his total at the U.S. Open        ...
21:28 2019-09-06

Have you ever fallen in love with a close friend? Did you wait a long time before telling your friend that you had romantic feelings for them? We’d like to hear from youWhen it comes to relationships, falling for someone you already know and like can, of course, be brilliant. The stumbling block is ...
21:28 2019-06-28

Hurricane Dorian is going to come very, very close to Florida Enlarge / Official forecast track for Hurricane Dorian as of 8am ET. (credit: National Hurricane Center) During the overnight hours, Hurricane Dorian has pounded the northern Bahamas with devastating winds, storm surge levels of 20 feet above norma...
17:14 2019-09-02

Starwatch: close encounters with Jupiter After reaching its closest approach to Earth tonight, Jupiter comes into conjunction with the full moon next SundayToday Jupiter reaches its closest approach to Earth for the year. The configuration is known as opposition, as the sun is directly oppo...
22:42 2019-06-09

Lawmakers Keep Close Eye on Huawei Concession President Trump’s decision to let Huawei buy technology equipment again from the U.S. is emerging as a fresh source of tension between the administration and Senate Republicans....
03:28 2019-07-02

Researchers are creepily close to predicting when you’re going to die Enlarge / Samples of donated blood in Vacutainer test tubes. (credit: Getty | Universal Images Group) If death is in the cards, it may also be in your blood. Measurements of 14 metabolic substances in blood were pretty good at predicting whether pe...
10:00 2019-08-22

Fifty years of HIV: how close are we to a cure? It’s half a century since the first known HIV-related death and two patients appear to have been cured of the virus. What does this mean for the 37 million still living with it?Nobody knew what killed Robert Rayford. The African American boy was just...
11:14 2019-07-02

Nominations set to close in race to be next UK leader Nominations are closing in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, with almost a dozen contenders already battling it out over Brexit, tax policy and past drug use....
13:42 2019-06-10

Apple expected to close iTunes Tim Cook will announce separate apps for music, TV and podcasts, according to reportsIt was once heralded as a possible saviour of the music industry in the digital age, famously annoyed fans by forcing a U2 album on them, and its 20,699-word terms a...
18:28 2019-06-02

Charming Charlie to close all 261 stores in U.S. TODAY – The retail depression is claiming another victim. Charming Charlie, the accessories store known for organizing its purses, jewelry and apparel by color instead of category, filed for bankruptcy on Thursday for the second time in two yea...
03:28 2019-07-12

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
19:42 2019-06-07

NBA, Kings close investigation of Walton Investigators for the Sacramento Kings and NBA determined that, based on available evidence, there was "not a sufficient basis to support" the sexual assault allegations made against Kings head coach Luke Walton....
21:28 2019-08-23

The New XPS 13 2-in-1 Comes Tantalizingly Close to Overshadowing the Original When it comes to laptops, I’m a big advocate of 2-in-1s like Lenovo’s Yoga C930 and Microsoft’s Surface Go because their flexible designs let you use them in situations a traditional notebook might not be able to handle. However, to deliver that kind...
11:01 2019-05-28

Blues favored to close Bruins out in 6 St. Louis is one victory from claiming the city's first Stanley Cup title, and oddsmakers believe the Blues will close out the Boston Bruins at home on Sunday....
00:14 2019-06-08

'It Chapter Two' doesn't know when to close the book "It Chapter Two" is in many ways a victim of its own success, a sequel virtually assured a vast audience that proceeds to undermine its virtues by conspicuously overplaying them and overstaying its welcome....
21:42 2019-09-03

What to buy at Topshop’s sale before its US stores close Fresh-off-the-runway fast fashion is dead. Well, that’s the mood among Topshop and Topman fans stateside. On Thursday, the BBC reported that the British high street retailer will close all of its 11 United States stores, as well as 23 stores th...
18:56 2019-05-24

Blackstone Close to Deal to Buy CRH Division Global buyout firm Blackstone Group Inc. is in advanced talks to buy the European distribution arm of CRH PLC, one of the world’s largest building-materials suppliers, according to people familiar with the matter....
19:42 2019-07-15

Right-wing activists vandalize EU mission in Israel An anti-asylum seeker activist had spray-painted slogans such as "German money kills Jews" and "EU get out" on the walls of the mission's lobby. The EU's top diplomat in Israel has said his staff would "not be deterred."...
17:56 2019-09-16

Israel will consider U.S. Mideast plan, Palestinians to boycott Israel's prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal....
06:56 2019-06-24

Israel welcomes US vote against boycott movement Israel has welcomed a U.S. congressional resolution opposing the Palestinian-led boycott movement against Israel, while Palestinians say the decision is a blow to human rights and free speech...
14:56 2019-07-24

Hezbollah: flare-up with Israel over but a 'new phase' has started Lebanon's Hezbollah leader said on Monday that while a flare-up with Israel at the border was over, the episode had launched a "new phase" in which the Iran-backed group no longer has red lines....
01:14 2019-09-03

Dozens hurt, more than 130 arrested on 3rd day of Israel protests More than 130 people were arrested and more than 100 were injured as activists rioted early Wednesday to protest the police shooting of a 19-year-old man in Israel....
21:56 2019-07-03

Israel’s Energy Dilemma: More Natural Gas Than It Can Use or Export After years of relying on imports, the country has discovered huge gas reserves offshore. But it cannot easily use or sell the fuel to other countries....
19:14 2019-07-05

Israel says drone penetrates its airspace from Lebanon JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has observed a drone entering Israeli airspace from Lebanon. In a brief announcement, the military said on Wednesday that the aircraft returned to Lebanon. It gave no further details. On several occasions...
14:56 2019-06-12

Israel says Russia behind GPS failures at Ben Gurion Airport Israeli officials on Thursday accused Russia of being behind mysterious GPS disruptions affecting flights around Ben Gurion Airport, according to reports. The GPS signal used by pilots to navigate the airspace around the airport near Tel Aviv has bee...
22:56 2019-06-27

Israel bans far-right candidates for racism against Arabs Benzi Gopstein and Baruch Marzel of the Jewish Power party have been barred from the snap general elections in September. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was criticized for allying with the ultra-nationalist party....
04:42 2019-08-26

Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes in Syria The Israeli military said it foiled an imminent large-scale attack by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in northern Israel, with a series of airstrikes carried out near the Syrian capital Damascus....
20:42 2019-08-25

Patriots’ Kraft to receive warm welcome in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is rolling out the red carpet for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who will arrive next week to collect the Genesis Prize, a prestigious award dubbed by its sponsors as the “Jewish Nobel Prize.” The ceremon...
14:56 2019-06-12

| No hope for peace between Palestinians, Israel in 'near future' There is no hope of achieving peace between the Palestinian factions and Palestinians with Israel in the near future, chairperson of Qatar’s Gaza Reconstruction Committee, formed to rebuild Gaza's war-destroyed homes and public infrastructure says....
10:00 2019-09-10

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a coalition government....
01:56 2019-05-30

Israel, Hezbollah engage in brief, intense fighting Hezbollah militants have fired a barrage of anti-tank missiles into Israel, prompting a reprisal of heavy Israeli artillery fire in one of the most intense rounds of fighting between the bitter enemies since a 2006 war...
22:14 2019-09-01

Israel's Best-Kept Secret: This Food City on the Mediterranean Acre, an ancient seaport in northern Israel, serves up mouthwatering meals with zero fanfare. From dueling hummus shops to bragworthy seafood restaurants, here’s where to dig in....
14:56 2019-05-21

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections Israel's parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another snap election....
11:28 2019-05-28

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel’s case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have publicly supported a boycott of Israel or ...
18:28 2019-05-24

Gazans protest along volatile frontier with Israel Thosusands of Palestinians held protests along the volatile Gaza-Israel frontier Friday, after a night of Israeli airstrikes in retaliation for a rocket that hit a building in southern Israel...
19:42 2019-06-14

Gov. Cuomo plans ‘solidarity trip’ to Israel Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday he plans to make a “solidarity trip” to Israel following the end of the legislative session, which sunsets June 19. “As a sign of solidarity, at this time of crisis for the Jewish people, I’m going to...
10:42 2019-06-03

Israel: Archaeologists uncover 1,200-year-old mosque The building is one of the oldest mosques ever discovered in Israel. The researchers also uncovered a farm and a small settlement near the mosque in the Negev Desert....
18:28 2019-07-18

Israel to allow Tlaib to visit West Bank Israel’s interior ministry said Friday it has granted a request on humanitarian grounds by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) to visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.The announcement came hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ...
13:00 2019-08-16

'King of Israel' Donald Trump: I am the chosen one Donald Trump has exposed himself to accusations of a messiah complex after self-referencing as "the King of Israel", "the second coming of God" and "the chosen one" in the space of a few hours....
02:00 2019-08-22

Hezbollah to retaliate against Israel but war unlikely: deputy chief Hezbollah will retaliate against Israel after drones crashed in Beirut's suburbs, but a new war between the old enemies remains unlikely, the Iran-backed movement's deputy leader has said....
10:28 2019-08-28

Israel expects to attend U.S.-led .Palestinian conference Israel expects to attend a U.S-led conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan, Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday....
17:42 2019-06-16

Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports to consumers....
17:14 2019-05-21

Trump, Israel and a global right-wing project Pushed by Trump, Israel barred two Democratic lawmakers from traveling to the country. But they have a fewer qualms about welcoming far-right, ethno-nationalist politicians....
14:14 2019-08-16

Holy land: Israel and the Palestinian territories Peace between Israelis and Palestinians has been elusive for more than 70 years. This week, Israel holds its second election in less than six months.        ...
09:14 2019-09-17

The Latest: Israel’s president wants new government fast Israel’s president says he will press party leaders to quickly form a new government after initial exit polls showed no clear winner in parliamentary elections...
22:56 2019-09-17

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament instead. Israel’s newly elected Knesset dissolv...
08:42 2019-05-30

Lebanon Accuses Israel of 2nd Attack in 2 Days Lebanon’s president compared the attacks to “a declaration of war” as tensions between Israel, Iran and groups backed by Iran mount across the region....
02:14 2019-08-27