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December 6, 2017 4:20 PM Palestinian leader to respond to Trump's Jerusalem announcement in TV speech

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will deliver a televised speech on Wednesday in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s anticipated announcement that Washington recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a Palestinian official said. “The president (Abbas) will first listen to President Trump’s speech, and will then give a response 59

December 6, 2017 2:52 PM Netanyahu hails US-Israel ties amid criticism over Trump's Jerusalem decision

US may recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital Jerusalem (CNN)Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the strength of Israel-US ties on Wednesday, as leading world figures voiced concern over US President Donald Trump's expected announcement that his country will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move its embassy there. CNN's Andrew Carey 72

December 4, 2017 4:03 PM Israel Warns Syria About Iranian Role

Netanyahu threatened to strike Syria if it lets Iran set up military bases in the country, Israeli officials said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently sent a message to Syria’s leader threatening to strike the country if it allows Iran to set up military bases there, a sign Israel is prepared to drop its neutral stance on the yearslong 44

November 24, 2017 7:02 PM Israel's health minister resigns over Sabbath train work

JERUSALEM – Israeli media reports that the country's health minister, who heads a powerful ultra-Orthodox political party in Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition, is resigning over railway infrastructure work taking place on the Sabbath, when all labor is prohibited according to Jewish law. Channel 10 TV and other media reported Friday that Yaakov Litzman 43

November 21, 2017 6:10 PM France's Macron tells Iran, Israel leaders of need to preserve Lebanon's stability

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron told the leaders of Iran and Israel in separate telephone calls that it was vital to keep Lebanon disassociated from regional crisis and urged all countries in the region to work collectively to reduce tensions. Macron’s office also said in a statement that he had told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani 42

November 12, 2017 10:56 AM Israel warns Gaza militants against carrying out attacks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is warning Gaza militants against attacking Israel after the Islamic Jihad group vowed revenge for the demolition of one of its attack tunnels. Netanyahu said Sunday Israel "will respond with a heavy hand to anyone who tries to attack us from any front." He said Israel holds Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules 130

November 8, 2017 11:46 PM U.K. Minister Resigns Over Unauthorized Meetings With Israeli Officials

International development secretary Priti Patel’s departure adds to a list of Cabinet woes facing Prime Minister Theresa May LONDON—The second minister in just over a week resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May’s government, as the British leader tried to regain command after a series of blunders by members of her cabinet. Mrs. May summoned Priti Patel 41

November 6, 2017 11:12 AM Netanyahu: Israel won't return dead militants as 'free gift'

JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will not return the bodies of five Palestinian militants killed last week in a tunnel demolition as a "free gift." The comment implied that Israel will hold on to the bodies until Hamas militants agree to return the remains of two soldiers killed in a 2014 war, as well as two live Israeli civilians 73

November 1, 2017 5:32 PM Walker invites Israeli leader Netanyahu to visit Wisconsin

Walker invites Israeli leader Netanyahu to visit Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Wisconsin. Walker told reporters Wednesday that he extended the invitation during his trade mission this week to Israel. Much of the focus of the trade mission has been about water needs and water technology 63

October 31, 2017 10:59 PM Benjamin Netanyahu wants Trump to allow spy Jonathan Pollard to move to Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with President Trump on May 23, 2017. Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants President Trump to allow convicted spy Jonathan Pollard to move to Israel, according to a report Tuesday. Netanyahu has appealed to Trump to repeal parole restrictions on the ex-convict and allow him to immigrate to Israel 74