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Israel's left-wing parties merge ahead of election

Israel’s left-wing parties said they would join forces ahead of a March 2 national election to regain dwindling influence in parliament. Labour, which dominated Israeli politics for decades and spearheaded peace efforts with …

Turkey slams controversial EastMed pipeline deal

Leaders of Greece, Israel, and the Greek Cypriot administration sign accord to carry gas from eastern Mediterranean to Europe, a plan Turkey says is bound to fail. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Israeli Prime Minister …

Israeli army's strike hits Palestinian in southern Gaza

An Israeli aircraft hit what the military said was an armed Palestinian seen approaching the Israeli border fence in Gaza. "A short while ago, troops spotted an armed terrorist approaching the security fence in the southern Gaza …

Israel's Knesset dissolves, adopts law on new election

The Israeli Parliament has adopted laws on dissolving the Knesset and holding early general election on 2 March 2020 in second and third readings, Haaretz newspaper reported. Isreali Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who did not …

Netanyahu confesses why he called Putin

Today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wrote on Twitter about his telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “I had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. We discussed the …

Israel successfully tests rocket propulsion system

Israeli Defense Ministry said it successfully tested a rocket propulsion system, launched from a military base located in the center of the country. The Defense Ministry said in a statement that the test launch was scheduled …

Trump speaks with Netanyahu about Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Iran and other issues, the White House said in a brief statement. "The leaders discussed the threat from …