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August 20, 2018 7:52 AM Bolton tells Netanyahu that Iran nuclear deal was 'wretched'

JERUSALEM – President Donald Trump's national security adviser is bemoaning the "wretched" Iranian nuclear deal in his talks with Israel's prime minister. John Bolton told Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday that the United States sees the "highest importance" in preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons and that's why Trump withdrew from the deal negotiated 49

August 13, 2018 5:57 PM U.S. journalist questioned by Israeli security authorities

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A leading U.S. Jewish columnist said on Monday that he was detained by Israeli authorities at Tel Aviv’s airport and questioned about his political activity, the latest in a series of such incidents. Peter Beinart, a contributing editor at The Atlantic and a columnist at the liberal Jewish Forward daily, said on Twitter that he had been detained 46

August 2, 2018 2:56 AM As Israel Enshrines Its Jewish Identity, Its Druze Minority Feels Abandoned

Israeli military, law-enforcement join Arabic-speaking religious community in protesting law seen as excluding minorities from full rights ISFIYA, Israel—Scores of former senior military and police chiefs are pressing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to revise a recent law enshrining the country as a Jewish nation-state to include the Druze 52

July 16, 2018 8:58 PM Trump, Putin Agree to Try to Solve Syria Crisis, Preserve Israel’s Security

Presidents, at Helsinki summit, echo Netanyahu that Assad isn’t an issue if regime forces stay away from buffer zone at Golan Heights border HELSINKI—President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to work together on solving the Syrian crisis—with both focusing on the need to guarantee Israel’s security. In recent weeks, Russian-backed 31

July 15, 2018 12:41 PM Truce Called After Israel Strikes Gaza Over Rockets, Arson

TEL AVIV—Israel and Gaza settled into an uneasy truce Sunday after their most intense fighting since the 2014 war over the weekend, reflecting pressure on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government to find a way to end Hamas’s campaign of attacks across the border. Israel’s military struck dozens of Hamas targets in Gaza during an air campaign 57

July 15, 2018 9:50 AM Netanyahu, Trump discuss Syria, Iran ahead of Helsinki summit

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that he discussed Syria and Iran with U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of the latter’s meeting in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Moscow is the big-power ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whose advances against rebel areas close to the Israeli frontier 67

July 13, 2018 12:36 PM Israel launches missile at second drone approaching its border from Syria

JERUSALEM – Israel's military says that for the second time this week it has fired a Patriot missile at an unmanned aircraft that approached the country's border from Syria. On Wednesday, a drone traveled about 6.2 miles inside Israeli territory before it was shot down. That incident came as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Moscow for talks 57

July 11, 2018 10:33 PM Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile strike in south: state media

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian military air defenses thwarted missiles that Israeli aircraft fired at army positions in Quneitra province in the early hours of Thursday, state media said. The attack near Hader village at the frontier of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights caused only material damage, state news agency SANA cited a military source as saying 66

July 11, 2018 6:41 PM Israel fires missile at drone that entered from Syria

JERUSALEM – Israel fired a Patriot missile at an unmanned drone that entered its airspace from Syria on Wednesday, the military said, warning it would not tolerate such infiltrations, which have occurred several times over the past year. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated that warning during a visit to Moscow for talks with Vladimir Putin 72

July 6, 2018 4:21 PM Secret Israeli operation recovers watch that belonged to legendary 1960s spy executed in Syria

Israel has recovered a watch that belonged to Eli Cohen, an Israeli spy executed in Syria in 1965 (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom, Government Press Office/Getty) Israel’s Mossad spy agency has recovered a wristwatch that belonged to Eli Cohen, an Israeli spy publicly executed in Syria five decades ago. The office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu 131