Gantz Vows to Annex Jordan Valley; Netanyahu Wants Sovereignty ‘Without Exception’

Palestinian President Abbas responded that annexation of West Bank territory would ‘eradicate the foundations’ of the political process and throw region into instability. Gantz and Kahol Lavan member Moshe Ya’alon during a tour of the West BankElad Malka Benny Gantz, … Read More

Israel May Hold New Elections After Netanyahu’s Rival Fails To Form Government

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Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz has failed to form a new government by the deadline, dashing his hopes of toppling longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and pushing Israel closer to an unprecedented third election in less than a … Read More

Israel Election Results: Netanyahu Announces Thursday Meeting With Lieberman as Unity Talks With Gantz in Deadlock

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Yisrael Beiteinu Chairman Avigdor Lieberman at a press conference in the moshav of Yad HaShmona, Israel, September 2019.  Credit: Olivier Fitoussi Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Yisrael Beiteinu Chairman Avigdor Lieberman have agreed to meet on Thursday amid talks on … Read More

Israeli Election Too Close to Call–AGAIN! Will Unity Gov’t Emerge?

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Neither Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party nor former IDF chief Benny Gantz’s Kachol v’Lavan party appears able to form a majority coalition without the support of Avigdor Liberman, leader of the midsize Yisrael Beitenu party. Photo Credit: Flash 90 As the … Read More

Israeli Air Force’s F-35 Stealth Fighter Went Into Iran’s Airspace: Report

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And someone was fired for it. As we have already explained, in May 2018 the IAF revealed that it has used its stealth fighters in combat operations, making Israel the first country in the world to carry out an “operational attack” using … Read More

Analysis Iran’s Soleimani Seeks New Balance of Terror With Israel. For Now, He Failed

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Netanyahu and new army chief reap benefits from Syria strikes – but who will sound the alarm bells when Israel approaches the precipice of war? Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. Office of the Iranian Supreme Le To get Israel ready for war, … Read More

Israel Says It Discovered Third Cross-border Hezbollah Tunnel

Army says it holds the Lebanese government responsible for digging of tunnels, which it deems a violation of UN Security Council resolution. Israeli soldiers operating to destroy a third Hezbollah cross-border tunnel discovered on December 11, 2018.IDF Spokesperson’s Unit Israeli … Read More

Netanyahu faces snap election calls after defense minister quits

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced calls on Thursday from his coalition partners to hold an early election, a day after the defense minister’s resignation left the government with a razor-thin majority. Avigdor Lieberman quit on Wednesday … Read More

Opinion: Citizens of Israel, Get the Bomb Shelters Ready

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In Iran, Syria, Lebanon and beyond, they’re watching, listening and drawing conclusions from Israel’s conduct during the last round of hostility with Gaza. Iron Dome anti-missile system fires interception missiles as rockets are launched from Gaza towards Israel as seen … Read More

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