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Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves

Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament instead.
With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections

Israel's parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another snap election.
With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections

Israel's parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another snap election.
Churches strike deal to restore Jerusalem holy site

Churches strike deal to restore Jerusalem holy site

The three churches in charge of Jerusalem's holiest Christian site say they have reached an agreement to begin a multi-million dollar renovation of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.
Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute

Israel says it's willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources.
US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel

The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have publicly
US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel

The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have publicly
Israel braces for more wildfires as temperatures spike

Israel braces for more wildfires as temperatures spike

Israel is bracing for renewed wildfires amid a major heat wave that shows no signs of abating.
Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region

Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave.
Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region

Wildfires sweep across Israel as heatwave grips region

Israeli police have ordered the evacuation of several communities in southern and central Israel as wildfires rage amid a major heatwave.
Netanyahu's pre-indictment hearing postponed till October

Netanyahu's pre-indictment hearing postponed till October

Israel's attorney general says he has postponed a scheduled pre-indictment hearing for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by three months.
Palestinians give cool reception to US peace conference

Palestinians give cool reception to US peace conference

The Palestinians are giving a cool reception to an American plan to hold a conference next month to unveil the first phase of its Mideast peace plan.
Tel Aviv, in Need of Distraction, Hosts the Eurovision Song Contest

Tel Aviv, in Need of Distraction, Hosts the Eurovision Song Contest

Bernard Avishai writes about the Eurovision Song Contest, which has arrived in Tel Aviv as Israel faces a handful of major crises.
Israeli disinformation campaign targeted Nigerian election

Israeli disinformation campaign targeted Nigerian election

A U.S. think tank that analyzes misinformation online has found that an Israel-based influence campaign busted by Facebook had stumped for the winning candidate in the February 2019 Nigerian
Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections

Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections

Facebook says it has identified a private Israel-based influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts that engaged in spreading
Israeli PM gets 2-week extension to form government

Israeli PM gets 2-week extension to form government

Israel's president has granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two-week extension to form a government, as negotiations continued among various political partners.
Israeli PM gets 2-week extension to form government

Israeli PM gets 2-week extension to form government

Israel's president has granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two-week extension to form a government, as negotiations continued among various political partners.
Israel reopens fishing zone off Gaza's coast after truce

Israel reopens fishing zone off Gaza's coast after truce

Israel says it's reopening the permitted fishing zone off the Gaza coast following a cease-fire deal with the territory's militant Hamas rulers, which ended the worst spate of fighting between the
Israel reopens fishing zone off Gaza's coast after truce

Israel reopens fishing zone off Gaza's coast after truce

Israel says it's reopening the permitted fishing zone off the Gaza coast following a cease-fire deal with the territory's militant Hamas rulers, which ended the worst spate of fighting between the
Israel marks 71st birthday with barbecues, air force shows

Israel marks 71st birthday with barbecues, air force shows

Israel is celebrating 71 years since the country was founded as a haven for Jews in the aftermath of the Holocaust.