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January 2, 2019 3:53 AM Honduras to talk with Israel, U.S. on Jerusalem embassy

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Honduras will hold talks with Israel, joined by the United States, aimed at opening an embassy in Jerusalem, the countries said on Tuesday, as the small Central American nation looks to follow U.S. President Donald Trump’s much-criticized move. The three agreed to hold meetings in the capitals of each country “to advance the decision 141

January 1, 2019 9:51 AM Israel's Ramon Airport near Red Sea resort of Eilat to open January 22

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s long-awaited second international airport near the southern Red Sea resort of Eilat is expected to open on Jan. 22, the Israel Airports Authority (IAA) said on Tuesday. The $500 million Ramon Airport in the Negev desert will start operations gradually, initially with domestic flights and then likely allowing international 124

December 30, 2018 3:29 PM Brazil moving its embassy to Jerusalem matter of 'when, not if': Israel's prime minister

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro told him that it was a matter of “when, not if” he moves his country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The far-right Bolsonaro, who takes office on Tuesday and is hosting Netanyahu and the leaders of other counties for his inauguration 125

December 30, 2018 9:04 AM Israel's Bezeq fined for failure to sell wholesale phone service

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Bezeq Israel Telecom (BEZQ.TA) said on Sunday it received notice of an 11.2 million shekel ($3 million) fine from the country’s telecoms regulator for failure to sell wholesale landline phone service to competitors. “The company is studying the decision and weighing the filing of a petition against it,” Bezeq said in a statement 159

December 28, 2018 4:40 PM Amos Oz, author who chronicled Israel's struggles, dead at 79

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Amos Oz, Israel’s best-known author and an outspoken supporter of a two-state solution to its conflict with the Palestinians, died of cancer at the age of 79 on Friday, his daughter said. Over a 50-year career, Oz chronicled his country’s rise from the ashes of the Holocaust and its struggles - among Jews and Arabs, secularists 130

December 26, 2018 5:53 PM Lebanon condemns Israeli strikes against Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon’s foreign ministry condemned on Wednesday Israeli air raids against Syria from its airspace and said it supported Syria’s right to defend its sovereignty. Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil has instructed Lebanon’s envoy to the U.N. to submit a complaint to the Security Council against the “dangerous Israeli violations that threaten 108

December 25, 2018 9:35 PM Syrian state media report missile attack near Damascus

BEIRUT – Warplanes flying over Lebanon fired missiles toward areas near the Syrian capital of Damascus late Tuesday and some of the missiles were shot down by air defense units, Syrian state TV said. There was no immediate word on casualties. While Syrian television didn't identify the planes, Lebanon's the state-run National News Agency reported that Israeli 120

December 23, 2018 3:45 PM Benjamin Netanyahu Says U.S. Withdrawal From Syria Will Not Affect Israel

(JERUSALEM) — Israel’s leader says the American decision to withdraw its forces from Syria will not affect Israeli policy. Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will “continue to act against Iran’s attempts to entrench itself militarily in Syria, and to the extent necessary, we will even expand our actions there.” Israel, like others, was caught off-guard by President 123

December 22, 2018 6:36 PM The Latest: Hamas says dissolving parliament invites chaos

Relatives of 16 year-old Palestinian Mohammed Jahjouh, who was shot and killed by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, mourn at the family home during his funeral in Gaza City, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra) Relatives of 16 year-old Palestinian Mohammed Jahjouh, who was shot and killed by Israeli troops 141

December 19, 2018 5:20 PM Israel says will study U.S. pullout from Syria, ensure its own security

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will study a U.S. decision to pull its forces from Syria and will ensure its own security, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday. Netanyahu in statement said he had spoken over the past two days with the U.S. president and secretary of state about their intention to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria. “They made clear 95