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Israel tightens coronavirus lockdown

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet decided to tighten the coronavirus lockdown. Israel went back into lockdown, its second during the pandemic, on Sept. 18. But over the past week, the number of daily new …

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Israel approves 'Trump Heights' settlement

Israel began preparations for a new settlement in the Golan Heights named after US President Donald Trump, following Israeli government approval on Sunday. "We will start today with practical steps to construct Ramat Trump in …

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Netanyahu invited to Moscow for Victory Day march

The Russian Embassy in Israel presented Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with an invitation on behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday to attend the June 24 Victory Day march in Moscow marking the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany …

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Pompeo travels to Israel amid coronavirus outbreak

U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo has arrived in Israel amid the coronavirus pandemic to discuss U.S.-backed plans to annex large parts of the Palestinian territories. The single-stop visit – Pompeo’s first in nearly …

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Israeli president asks Knesset to choose PM

Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin asked the Knesset to choose a new prime minister, giving the parliament three weeks to agree upon a leader or plunge the country into an unprecedented fourth consecutive election in just …

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Israelis vote in third Knesset election in a year

Israel is holding its third election in less than a year, with over 6.4 million eligible voters set to cast their ballots for the 23rd Knesset. There are more than 10,800 polling stations across Israel. Polling stations opened at 7 a.m. …

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Netanyahu arrives in Moscow to meet Putin

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in Moscow today. At their meeting in the Kremlin, Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for a quick decision on pardoning …

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