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Israel Hits Gaza After Rocket Sirens Force Benjamin Netanyahu Off Stage

Israeli aircraft struck in Gaza on Wednesday hours after rockets from the Palestinian enclave triggered sirens that forced Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu off the stage at an election rall...

Israel Hits Gaza After Rocket Sirens Force Benjamin Netanyahu Off Stage

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Israel strikes Gaza after rocket sirens force Netanyahu off stage Israeli aircraft struck in Gaza on Wednesday hours after rockets from the Palestinian enclave triggered sirens that forced Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu off the stage at an election rally in Israel....
05:17, 09/11/2019

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's speech interrupted by rocket fire after vow to annex Jordan Valley in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was rushed off stage during a rocket siren after vowing to annex part of the occupied West Bank if he is re-elected....
01:34, 09/11/2019

Rocket siren forces Israel's Netanyahu off stage at campaign rally Bodyguards rushed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu off the stage at an election campaign rally in southern Israel on Tuesday after sirens sounded warning of a rocket attack from Gaza....
23:17, 09/10/2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: War with Gaza 'could happen at any moment' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday war in the Gaza Strip "could happen at any moment," perhaps even before snap elections next week, when he could be replaced as Israeli leader....
14:17, 09/14/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu Sworn Into Israel's New Parliament After Election Win Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn into Israel's new parliament on Tuesday following his victory in April 9 elections and will seek to form a governing coalition in the days ahead....
20:51, 04/30/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu in close election fight for power in Israel ‘Nastiest, most racist campaign ever’ as Likud shores up vote with divisive pledgesBenjamin Netanyahu remains neck and neck with his main election challenger after a widely condemned vow to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, before a vote that co...
20:34, 09/13/2019

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu Fights For Record Fifth Term In Elections Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics....
08:34, 09/17/2019

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu Fails To Win Majority In Close Election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to win a ruling majority in an election that produced a virtual tie between his right-wing bloc and a centre-left grouping that would be led by former......
18:51, 09/18/2019

Israel to hold second election after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form new government Benjamin Netanyahu appeared headed for a record fifth term as Israel's prime minister just six weeks ago. But the conservative Israeli leader's future is now in doubt after he was unable to form a governing coalition.    ...
05:51, 05/30/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu, Benny Gantz square off again as Israel reruns election A great deal of political uncertainty is expected to be resolved Tuesday as Israel votes in new elections, months after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to establish a coalition government....
14:51, 09/17/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu's career on the line as Israel votes in repeat election Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power, despite a likely indictment on corruption charges....
19:17, 09/17/2019

‘Only the Strong Survive.’ How Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu Is Testing the Limits of Power Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is pacing the stage at a cyber-conference in Tel Aviv, and he is not happy. For the past seven minutes, he’s been making the case that his policies have launched a booming tech industry in Israel and enabled th...
16:17, 07/11/2019

Jared Kushner pushes economic talks in meeting with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu White House senior adviser Jared Kushner met Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to push for economic talk tied to Middle East peace deal....
00:00, 05/31/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu remains in tight race with challenger after Israel’s repeat election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in a battle for his political survival Wednesday as he remained neck-and-neck with his main challenger Benny Gantz after an unprecedented repeat election. With 90 percent of the vote officially counted, t...
15:00, 09/18/2019

Israel to press 'massive strikes' against Gaza militants: Netanyahu Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that he had ordered Israeli forces to press attacks against militants in the Gaza Strip and deploy in strength around the Palestinian enclave after a two-day surge in cross-border fighting....
11:17, 05/05/2019

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel....
14:34, 06/14/2019

Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu discuss mutual defense treaty ahead of Israel elections President Donald Trump said he discussed the possibility of a mutual defense treaty during a phone call Saturday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
00:34, 09/15/2019

Israel Votes in Repeat Election That Will Decide If Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Remains in Power (JERUSALEM) — Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power, despite a likely indictment on corruption charges. Netanyahu, the longest serving leade...
04:34, 09/18/2019

Israel election: PM Benjamin Netanyahu refuses to concede defeat but faces fight for political life Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing lengthy coalition talks as he fights for his political life after he tied with rival Benny Gantz in early results....
10:00, 09/18/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu's fate uncertain after exit polls show no clear winner in Israel vote Exit polls in Israel's do-over election indicate no clear winner. The fate of Israel's longest-serving leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, looks uncertain.        ...
05:52, 09/18/2019

The Latest: Israel says Gaza civilians slain by Hamas rocket JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israeli-Palestinian violence in Gaza (all times local): 9:50 a.m. The Israeli military says an errant Palestinian rocket that misfired — not an Israeli airstrike — caused the death of a pregnant Palestinian mother and h...
11:51, 05/05/2019

Gaza-Israel violence flares into second day with rocket attacks, air strikes Gaza militants fired more than 250 rockets into Israeli towns and villages through Saturday, while Israel hit back with tank shelling and air strikes that Palestinian officials said killed four people....
00:34, 05/05/2019

Gaza-Israel hostilities flare with rocket attacks, air strikes Gaza militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel on Saturday, drawing a wave of Israeli air strikes that killed one Palestinian gunman, as hostilities flared across the border for a second day....
17:17, 05/04/2019

Trump: U.S. backs Israel 100 percent against Gaza rocket attacks President Donald Trump said on Sunday the United States fully supported Israel's response to a barrage of rockets fired from Gaza and called for an end to the Palestinian militant attacks, warning Gazans such actions would bring them "nothing but mor...
04:34, 05/06/2019

Palestinians step up rocket attacks as Israel strikes Gaza Israeli forces struck dozens of targets throughout Gaza, including militant sites that the military said were concealed in homes or residential areas.        ...
18:51, 05/05/2019

Israel scales back Gaza fishing zone after rocket fire The Israeli military says it's scaling back the permitted fishing zone off the Mediterranean coast of Gaza following a rocket attack from the strip the previous day....
10:34, 04/30/2019

Israel strikes Gaza targets in response to Palestinian heavy rocket fire Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired scores of rockets into southern Israel Saturday, prompting an Israeli response with airstrikes and tank fire....
06:51, 05/05/2019

Rocket fired at southern Israel from Gaza following Israeli aircraft strike for drone 'attack' At least one rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip at southern Israel on Sunday night, landing on the Gaza side just shy of the border, during a weekend that saw a string of violent incidents in the area....
07:17, 09/09/2019

Israeli warplanes strike in east Gaza after rocket hits town Palestinian witnesses say Israeli warplanes struck a militant site in the east Gaza Strip early Friday, after a rocket launched from Gaza hit a building in southern Israel, escalating tensions along the border just weeks after a cease-fire...
01:51, 06/14/2019

| Netanyahu quits Israel election rally as rocket alert sounds Sirens warning of rocket fire from Gaza cut short an election rally by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the southern city of Ashkelon late Tuesday, public television reported....
18:52, 09/11/2019

Israel election result: Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for survival could stretch on for days as exit polls show vote too close to call Benjamin Netanyahu's battle for political survival last night looked set to stretch on for days after the Israel election exit polls showed the race was too close to call....
04:34, 09/18/2019

Israel hits offices of Turkish state news agency in Gaza Israeli forces have hit Turkey's state-run news agency in the Palestinian enclave Gaza. The attack is likely to increase tensions between Israel and Turkey....
04:17, 05/05/2019

Sirens wail as Israel stands still for Holocaust remembrance JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis are standing still for a nationwide moment of silence in remembrance of the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. A two-minute siren wailed across the country on Thursday for Israel’s annual Holocaust Remembrance ...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Israel hits Iranian force in Syria to stop 'killer drones': military Israeli aircraft on Saturday struck Iranian forces near Damascus that had been planning to launch "killer drones" at targets in Israel, an Israeli military spokesman said....
04:51, 08/25/2019

Gaza investigators call on Israel to review ‘rules of engagement’ as Gaza protest anniversary looms Human Rights Council-appointed investigators urged Israel on Monday to revise its military rules of engagement, shortly before the one-year anniversary of the start of mass demonstrations at the country’s border fence with Gaza, that have left hundre...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Death toll rises as Gaza militants fire more than 500 rockets into Israel and Israel responds with airstrikes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the reinforcement of military units around the Palestinian enclave as rocket fire showed no signs of abating....
19:17, 05/05/2019

| Dozens of rockets fired at Israel from Gaza, Israel responds Gaza militants fired a barrage of dozens of rockets at Israel, which responded with strikes that killed a Palestinian, officials said, as a fragile ceasefire again faltered....
14:34, 05/04/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu becomes longest-serving Israeli PM ‘King Bibi’ beats David Ben-Gurion’s record, but with threatening clouds on the horizonBenjamin Netanyahu has become Israel‘s longest-serving prime minister, snatching the title from the country’s founding father and first leader, David Ben-Gurion.As...
11:00, 07/20/2019

Will election-weary Israelis end Benjamin Netanyahu's rule? It is unprecedented even in Israeli politics: Voters are going to the polls for the second time in six months. And Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political survival....
01:34, 09/17/2019

Read the Transcript of TIME’s Interview With Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat down with TIME correspondents Brian Bennett and Joseph Hincks at his residence in Jerusalem on June 25. The following excerpts from the conversation have been condensed and edited for clarity. TIME: You a...
14:34, 07/13/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes Jared Kushner to Jerusalem President Donald Trump's top Mideast advisers, Jared Kushner, and Jason Greenblatt met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to discuss the Trump administration's long-awaited plan for Mideast peace. (May 30)  ...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu in close fight for survival in Israeli election Prime minister’s ruling Likud party trailing Blue and White party, poll showsIsraeli election: live coverageBenjamin Netanyahu could be scrambling for his political survival over the coming days, after Israel election exit polls suggested neither he ...
02:51, 09/18/2019

"Namaste": Benjamin Netanyahu Greets PM Modi, India On Independence Day Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today wished Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the nation on the occasion of India's 73rd Independence Day, describing the relationship between the two......
14:18, 08/15/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign has air of desperation as election polls tighten "The 15-second Video That Could Kill Netanyahu's Rock-star Election Campaign" thundered a gleeful headline in the left-leaning Haaretz newspaper -- recycling online video of Benjamin Netanyahu being hustled away from election hustings amid sirens war...
11:34, 09/13/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu fights for future in do-over election: Live updates Israelis are voting in the second national election in five months, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition. Get the latest updates here....
23:00, 09/17/2019

Palestinians slam Benjamin Netanyahu's promise to annex territory after election Arab leaders have condemned a pledge by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who said he plans to annex Palestinian territories is he wins re-election next week....
16:51, 09/11/2019

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces midnight deadline to form new government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future is at stake as he has until midnight to form a coalition government. If the premier fails, he is expected to push parliament to hold snap elections....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife takes plea deal in fraud case Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, agreed Wednesday to cop a plea to settle allegations she misused some $100,000 of state funds on fancy catered meals. The State Attorney’s Office said she will cough up roughly $15,000 in ...
21:51, 06/12/2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gets more time to form new government Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin on Monday granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two week extension to form a new governing coalition after Netanyahu had requested more time, citing the Jewish holiday of Passover and the recent violence near th...
01:51, 05/14/2019

Mike Pence and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rally Christians for Trump Vice President Mike Pence lashed Democratic opponents and touted President Trump's record during an annual summit of evangelical supporters of Israel in an address that saw the policy and lobbying conference double as a campaign rally....
01:00, 07/09/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu invites leaders for coalition talks to avoid 'unnecessary elections' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited other party leaders to meet with him Sunday as he attempts to form a coalition government and avoid new elections....
00:17, 05/27/2019

Facebook bans Israeli Likud Party after message on Benjamin Netanyahu's page Facebook on Thursday suspended the Israeli Likud Party campaign from its Messenger app for violating hate speech policies ahead of national elections next week....
17:51, 09/12/2019

Israeli election: Benjamin Netanyahu, challenger Benny Gantz in close contest An election re-run in Israel Tuesday shows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a dead heat with challenger Benny Gantz -- in a race that could end up significantly changing the nation's political landscape....
19:51, 09/17/2019

Wife of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu pleads guilty to misuse of government funds The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to a plea deal in connection with allegations that she misused about $100,000 in government money....
12:00, 06/16/2019

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu advances plan for Palestinian housing in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is promoting 700 new Palestinian housing units alongside 6,000 Israeli units in the West Bank, just weeks after a controversial move to demolish apartments in East Jerusalem....
19:34, 07/30/2019

Wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Fined More Than $15,000 in Corruption Case (JERUSALEM) — A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday sentenced Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to pay a fine of more than $15,000 for misusing state funds. The sentencing comes after she agreed to a...
04:17, 06/17/2019

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu: Europe must keep promise to leave Iran nuclear deal European leaders must exit the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and renew international sanctions on Tehran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, comparing the regime's activities to the Nazi occupation of the Rhineland....
01:51, 07/09/2019

Netanyahu says Gaza campaign is not over despite ceasefire deal Hours after an Egypt-brokered ceasefire deal was reached in Gaza, the Israeli military on Monday lifted protective restrictions on residents in the southern part of the country — but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that “the campaign is not ...
21:17, 05/06/2019

Trump says he discussed a mutual defense treaty with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Trump's call comes only three days before Israel's election. Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid after a more than 13-year tenure as Israel's prime minister....
17:51, 09/14/2019

Israelis Are Voting in an Unprecedented Repeat Election Centered on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis began voting Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power despite a looming indictment on corruption charges. Netanyahu, the longest ser...
14:51, 09/17/2019

Israeli election rival Mosche Feiglin drops bid to join Benjamin Netanyahu with pot proposal Zehut Party leader and marijuana advocate Mosche Feiglin has reached an agreement with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to promote legal cannabis imports to treat medical conditions....
20:17, 08/30/2019

Netanyahu orders ‘massive strikes’ against militants in Gaza Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered “massive strikes” against Hamas militants and the Islamic Jihad in Gaza as cross-border fighting continued into a third day Sunday – marking the deadliest clashes since 2014. Netanya...
00:00, 05/06/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election plans in limbo as Israeli exit polls show tight contest As counting gets underway in Israel's unprecedented repeat general election, exit poll projections show the country's longest-serving Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and former military chief, Benny Gantz, locked in a tight race....
23:00, 09/17/2019

Netanyahu pledges 'massive strikes' in Gaza in third day of border flare-up Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he ordered the military to continue "massive strikes" against militants in Gaza as a surge in cross-border hostilities ran into a third day....
11:17, 05/05/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket fire from Gaza JERUSALEM — Israeli medical officials say an early morning rocket from Gaza has killed an Israeli man outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon. After being struck by shrapnel Sunday, 58-year-old Moshe Agadi has died of his wounds, marking the f...
19:00, 05/05/2019

With Gaza war talk, Russia visit, Netanyahu fights on in election race Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday threatened war in Gaza and then flew to Russia to discuss Israeli freedom of action in Syria with President Vladimir Putin as a frenetic election race neared its end....
22:01, 09/13/2019

Netanyahu whisked offstage at campaign rally after rockets fired from Gaza Strip Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was briefly pulled offstage at a campaign rally in southern Israel Tuesday night after two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip toward the cities of Ashkelon and Ashdod....
16:51, 09/11/2019

Israeli military answers Gaza rocket attack with airstrikes Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 100 rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, according to the Israeli military. The attack triggered retaliatory airstrikes and tank fire against militant targets in the blockaded enclave and sh...
18:51, 05/04/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket fire from Gaza as violence worsens An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip killed an Israeli man Sunday outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon amid a massive wave of attacks, marking the first Israeli casualty from rocket fire since the 2014 war with Hamas militants....
14:51, 05/05/2019

Gaza violence escalates after militants launch rocket attacks Gaza militants fired more than 400 rockets at Israel over the past day in one of the deadliest escalations in in years. The clashes included the first Israeli fatality from rocket fire since 2014....
13:17, 05/05/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket amid massive firing from Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli medical officials say an early morning rocket from Gaza has killed an Israeli man outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon. After being struck by shrapnel Sunday, 58-year-old Moshe Agadi has died of his wounds, marking ...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Israeli aircraft strike Hamas site after Gaza rocket fire Israel’s military says its aircraft have carried out strikes on Hamas military positions in the Gaza Strip after three rockets were launched from the territory into southern Israel...
05:51, 08/26/2019

90 rockets fired from Gaza towards Israel: IDF Approximately 90 rockets have been fired by Gaza militants towards Israel in the space of an hour Saturday morning, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)....
15:17, 05/04/2019

Fighting Between Israel and Gaza Escalates Into Second Day of Airstrikes (Bloomberg) — Israel and Gaza-based militants are digging in for extended fighting after a barrage of hundreds of rockets and retaliatory airstrikes boiled over into a second day, threatening to undo months of Egyptian-brokered efforts to reach...
19:51, 05/05/2019

More than 20 dead as violence flares between Gaza and Israel Air and tank strikes kill 19 Palestinians after Netanyahu orders ‘massive attacks’, while rockets kill four in Israel Militants in Gaza and Israeli forces engaged in a bloody and spiralling clash over the weekend, with Palestinian factions launching ...
02:17, 05/06/2019

Around 50 Rockets Fired At Israel From Gaza: Army A barrage of around 50 rockets was fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip on Saturday and dozens were intercepted by air defences, the Israeli army said....
11:17, 05/04/2019

Rockets fired from Gaza at southern Israel Two rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel Thursday, a few hours after Israel carried out airstrikes against Hamas targets in the Palestinian territory....
08:00, 05/02/2019

Israel reopens Gaza crossings after Hamas escalation Israel reopened its crossings with the Palestinian territory after a decrease in tensions. Gaza Islamists had fired more than 600 rockets at Israel in one of the deadliest escalations in years....
19:00, 05/12/2019

After latest fighting, Israel’s Gaza blockade questioned This weekend’s violence between Israel and Palestinian militants, the worst in a string of flare-ups since a 2014 war, shows the limitations of Israel’s Gaza blockade and has fueled calls for a rethinking of the longstanding policy...
20:51, 05/06/2019

At least 90 rockets fired into Israel from Gaza Strip, says military Israel responds with airstrikes and tank fire as month-long lull in violence endsPalestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel, according to the Israeli military, triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tan...
17:51, 05/04/2019

Israel closes Gaza's waters to Palestinian fishermen The Israeli military says it is taking the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip's offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen until further notice in response to incendiaries launched into Israel in recent days....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Israel hit by rockets from Gaza after Palestinians killed in protests A month-long cessation in hostilities has been broken by a new protest that turned violent at the Gaza border with Israel. This has been followed by a barrage of rockets fired from Gaza into Israel....
12:34, 05/04/2019

Israel Says It Foiled Large Attack on Gaza Border Israel’s army said it killed four heavily armed militants from Gaza attempting to cross into the country, accusing the Palestinian territory’s ruler Hamas of allowing for what it called a potential mass-casualty attack....
07:00, 08/11/2019

Gaza singers protest Israel hosting Eurovision GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian singers are protesting Israel’s hosting of the Eurovision song contest by performing on the rubble of a building destroyed in recent fighting in the Gaza Strip. Several dozen people attended the concert ...
17:34, 05/14/2019

Israel halts gas supplies from Tamar due to Gaza violence Israel's energy minister decided on Sunday to temporarily halt natural gas supplies from the offshore field Tamar due to a surge in violence with Gaza militants, the ministry said in a statement....
20:00, 05/05/2019

90 rockets fired into Israel from Gaza: Israeli military Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, according to the Israeli military, triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tank fire against militant targets in the blockaded enclave and shattering a ...
14:51, 05/04/2019

Gaza ceasefire halts fighting between Israel and Palestinians Three-day battle killed 23 in Gaza, including two pregnant women, and four in IsraelIsrael and Palestinian militants in Gaza stopped firing just before dawn as an unconfirmed ceasefire appeared to take hold, suspending some of the deadliest fighting ...
12:51, 05/06/2019

Israel, Gaza Trade Blows in Deadly Exchanges Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered “massive attacks” on the Gaza Strip Sunday as some of the worst fighting in months jeopardized cease-fire talks....
13:17, 05/05/2019

430 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said "massive attacks against terrorist elements" in Gaza will continue after militants in the coastal enclave fired approximately 430 rockets towards Israel....
14:17, 05/05/2019

Trump calls on people of Gaza to ‘end the violence’ against Israel President Trump on Sunday called on the people of Gaza to “end the violence” and make peace with Israel. The president’s appeal came as cross-border fighting between Hamas militants and Israel continued into a third day Sunday, in t...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Israel closes Gaza’s waters to Palestinian fishermen Jerusalem (AP) — The Israeli military says it is taking the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip’s offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen until further notice in response to incendiaries launched into Israel in recent days. COGAT, the Israeli ...
23:17, 06/12/2019

Gaza artists call on Eurovision singers to boycott Israel GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian artists are calling on Eurovision song contest contestants to boycott the international music competition that Israel is hosting next week. The Gaza Strip-based Palestinian Artists Association said Wednesday t...
14:51, 05/08/2019

Qatar Sends Palestinians Aid After Deadly Gaza Clash With Israel Qatar is sending $480 million to the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, an injection of cash that appears to be designed to help Israel and Palestinians calm tensions following a deadly escalation of violence....
03:17, 05/08/2019

'Balloon bomb' launched from Gaza explodes in Israel, report says A “balloon bomb” launched from the Gaza Strip reportedly exploded over a community in southern Israel on Wednesday, as tensions along the border escalated....
03:00, 06/13/2019

Israel, Hamas adding security after Gaza border incursions The Israeli government is staging additional security in Gaza to foil militants' entry to areas near the border, which officials say has happened multiple times in less than two weeks....
21:51, 08/13/2019

Clashes Between Israel and Gaza Intensify as Death Toll Rises Three Israelis were killed, the first civilians to die in clashes with Gaza since the 2014 war. Gaza health officials say 15 Palestinians have been killed since Friday....
20:17, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Israel halts gas supplies from Tamar due to Gaza violence Israel's energy minister decided on Sunday to temporarily halt natural gas supplies from the offshore field Tamar due to a surge in violence with Gaza militants, the ministry said in a statement....
22:17, 05/05/2019

Six dead in Gaza amid failed Israel ceasefire talks Six people - including a 14-month-old baby - have reportedly died amid an exchange of airstrikes and rockets between Israel and militants in Gaza following a breakdown in ceasefire talks....
20:17, 05/04/2019

Israel targets Hamas in Gaza after ‘balloon bombs’ launched JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it struck several Hamas militant sites in Gaza in response to incendiary balloons with explosives launched from the strip. The military says it hit the sites in northern Gaza Strip early on Thursday. It says...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Israel and Gaza Step Up Attacks in Bloodiest Fighting Since 2014 War (JERUSALEM) — Gaza militants fired hundreds of rockets into southern Israel on Sunday, killing at least four Israelis and bringing life to a standstill across the region in the bloodiest fighting since a 2014 war. As Israel pounded Gaza with ai...
02:34, 05/06/2019

'Underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel' discovered, military says An “underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel” was discovered in the southern part of the Gaza strip, Israel Defense Forces announced on Monday....
04:17, 07/09/2019

Gaza Militants Fire Nearly 100 Rockets and Israel Responds With Airstrikes Palestinian militants launched the rockets into southern Israel from Gaza on Saturday and one Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire, bringing the death toll since Friday to five....
14:00, 05/04/2019

| Hamas fires rockets after Israel carries out strikes in Gaza Hamas, the group that governs the Gaza Strip, launched two rockets towards Israel on Thursday morning, local media reported, in response to Israeli rocket fire....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Reports of ceasefire between Gaza and Israel after days of violence – video Palestinian officials said Egypt has mediated a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel to end a recent surge of violence. Reports of a ceasefire came not long after Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered a build-up of military along the Gaza b...
16:34, 05/06/2019

Death tolls rise in surging Israel-Gaza fighting Rockets and missiles from Gaza killed three civilians in Israel while Israeli air strikes and artillery fire killed seven Palestinians militants in surging cross-border fighting on Sunday, according to Gazan officials and the Israeli military....
18:17, 05/05/2019

Gaza quiet after Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire The Israeli military has lifted protective restrictions on residents in the south, while Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group reported a cease-fire deal had been reached to end the deadliest fighting between the two sides since a 2014 war...
20:51, 05/06/2019

Israel fires on militants at Gaza border, Palestinians say three killed Israeli forces opened fire at a group of Palestinian gunmen as they tried to cross the Gaza border, the military said on Sunday and Palestinian health officials said three of the men were killed....
07:00, 08/19/2019

Israel to resume Tamar gas field production after Gaza truce Israel will resume gas production from offshore Tamar field after a ceasefire brought an end to a surge in violence in the Gaza Strip, the energy ministry said on Monday....
09:17, 05/06/2019

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel....
06:51, 05/06/2019

New England Patriots' Benjamin Watson hits back at Alyssa Milano's abortion 'lie' New England Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson hit back at actress Alyssa Milano who had said anti-abortion laws would affect women of color the most....
21:34, 05/28/2019

Israel kills two militants in Gaza; two Palestinians killed in border protest Israel killed two Hamas militants in air strikes on Gaza on Friday, and two Palestinian protesters were killed in clashes with Israeli forces along the enclave's border....
03:34, 05/04/2019

Israel kills two militants in Gaza; one Palestinian killed in border protest Israel killed two Hamas militants in air strikes on Gaza on Friday, and one Palestinian protester was killed in clashes with Israeli forces along the enclave's border....
23:17, 05/03/2019

| Palestinian who shot at Israel soldiers on Gaza border killed: officials A Palestinian shot at Israeli soldiers along the Gaza border and was killed when troops returned fire, the army and Hamas's health ministry said, in the third such incident in recent days....
01:53, 08/13/2019

More than 600 rockets fired at Israel from Gaza in less than 24 hours, death toll rises The death toll continues to rise Sunday on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border in one of the most intense flare-ups of violence in the region in years, shattering a month-long lull in attacks....
00:17, 05/06/2019

Gaza, Israel Reach Cease-Fire After Days of Deadly Clashes Militant groups in Gaza said they had reached a cease-fire with Israel after two days of the deadliest fighting since the 2014 war. Four Israelis and 27 Palestinians were killed since Friday evening....
16:00, 05/06/2019

Hamas chief: Israel ignoring cease-fire terms for Gaza GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas’ chief says Israel is ignoring the terms of an indirect cease-fire agreement for the Gaza Strip. Ismail Haniyeh told foreign reporters in Gaza on Thursday that the understandings, brokered by Egypt, Qatar and ...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Israel, Gaza reach cease-fire after weekend missile exchanges Israel and Palestinian groups in Gaza reached a cease-fire Monday after a weekend in which hundreds of missiles were fired between the two sides and more than two dozen people in Gaza were killed....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Israel army lifts restrictions, signals cease-fire with Gaza The Israeli army says it has lifted protective restrictions on residents in southern Israel, signaling a cease-fire agreement has been reached with Palestinian militants in Gaza to end the bloodiest fighting between the sides since a 2014 war....
10:00, 05/06/2019

News Analysis: A Strange Symbiosis: Why Israel and Gaza Keep Fighting Brief Battles Israel and Gaza have fought eight short battles in the past year. Despite the loss of life, analysts say the clashes work in the interest of both sides’ leaders....
06:51, 05/07/2019

Qatar to send money for West Bank, Gaza after Israel truce Qatar says it will send $480 million to Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip after a cease-fire deal ended the deadliest fighting between Israel and Palestinian factions since a 2014 war between the two sides....
08:34, 05/07/2019

Gaza 'balloon bombs' spark 19 fires in southern Israel: report “Balloon bombs” launched from the Gaza Strip reportedly started 19 fires in southern Israel on Wednesday, the day after Israel announced it would halt fuel shipments to Gaza....
08:34, 06/27/2019

Gaza's Homemade Rockets Still Test Israel's Sophisticated Defense System The impoverished Gaza Strip has long been under strict Israeli border controls, including tight restrictions on anything that might be considered "dual use" and potentially put toward the production......
09:00, 05/07/2019

Fighting Between Israel and Gaza Eases as Both Sides Hint at Cease-Fire (JERUSALEM) — The Israeli military lifted protective restrictions on residents in southern Israel on Monday, while Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group reported a cease-fire deal had been reached to end the deadliest fighting between the tw...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Hamas cancels classes in Gaza to send children to 'riot' against Israel, IDF says Israel Defense Forces said Tuesday the militant group Hamas is canceling classes in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday to send children to “riot” violently against Israel....
05:00, 05/15/2019

Gaza-Israel border falls quiet as ceasefire takes hold A ceasefire to end a surge of deadly violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel took hold on Monday after hundreds of Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli air strikes....
18:00, 05/06/2019

John Bolton warns Iran of ‘unrelenting force’ amid tensions in Gaza John Bolton warned on Sunday that the Trump administration would send a “clear and unmistakable message” to Iran as a carrier strike group was traveling to the region amid tensions in Gaza. President Trump’s National Security Adviso...
06:34, 05/06/2019

Will Omar and Tlaib get OK to visit Israel? It may be all up to Netanyahu U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib want to visit Israel -- but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will likely have the final say on whether the far-left "Squad" members may enter Jewish state....
12:17, 07/18/2019

New Israel Vote All About Netanyahu Corruption Probes With Israelis heading to the polls Sept. 17 for the second time this year, the campaign will largely be about one man: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Unable to form a government even after ostensibly winning April 9 elections, Netanyahu opted in ...
13:17, 06/09/2019

Israel's Netanyahu fights for record fifth term Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics....
10:01, 09/17/2019

| Israel votes on Netanyahu's political survival Israelis have voted in their second election in five months that will decide whether to keep Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the country's longest-serving prime minister, in office despite corruption allegations against him....
23:00, 09/17/2019

Explainer: Israel's election - will Netanyahu survive? Israelis vote on Tuesday for the second time in less than six months in an election that could see Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu win a record fifth term - or end his decade-long dominance of Israeli politics....
11:34, 09/16/2019

Israel Elections: Netanyahu Is in Trouble, and Other Takeaways Israeli voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the second time in five months. The results aren’t certain, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to gain the support he had hoped for....
15:51, 09/18/2019

Netanyahu Tries to Woo Israel's Religious Right Ahead of Do-Over Vote Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his re-election campaign to a small Jewish enclave in the West Bank, a contentious move to a flashpoint area aimed at wooing support from right-wing settlers ahead of elections this month....
22:51, 09/04/2019

Israel Election Do-Over Holds New Challenges for Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid in September, the latest polls show, as he struggles to build a strong right-wing coalition that could be further challenged by the return of an old rival, former leader Ehud Bar...
15:34, 07/05/2019

Israel's 'do-over' election brings new threats to Netanyahu After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader's opponents now have a rare chance for a "do-over" in a snap vote in September....
00:34, 06/04/2019

Israel’s ‘do-over’ election brings new threats to Netanyahu JERUSALEM (AP) — After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader’s opponents now have a rare chance for a “do-over” in a snap vote in September. The 69-year-old Netan...
18:17, 06/03/2019

Trump gifted Netanyahu a really ‘Nice’ map of Israel First son-in-law Jared Kushner had a gift for embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — a map with the word “Nice” personally inscribed by President Trump next to the Golan Heights. Netanyahu proudly displayed the official State Departmen...
07:00, 06/01/2019

A look at the corruption scandals facing Israel’s Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking to hold on to power in the historic repeat election as the shadow of various corruption charges loom largely over his future...
19:18, 09/15/2019

Fragile Cease-Fire Takes Hold Between Israel and Gaza After Weekend Attacks Two days of rocket attacks and airstrikes left 22 Palestinians and four Israelis dead, in the worst violence between the two sides since the 2014 war....
16:51, 05/06/2019

Iran slams Israel's 'savage' attack on Gaza, blames 'U.S. support': report Iran's Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned what it called Israel's "savage" attack on Gaza, and blamed "unlimited U.S. support" for Israel, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
18:17, 05/05/2019

Qatar sends technical experts to Israel, eyeing new Gaza power line A Qatari technical delegation held talks in Israel and the Gaza Strip this week about helping pay for a proposed new power line between them, officials on both sides said on Tuesday, marking a potential expansion of Doha's aid efforts for Palestinian...
13:17, 06/18/2019

Netanyahu rushed off stage after vow to annex part of West Bank Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been rushed off stage during a rocket siren, hours after announcing plans to annex some settlements in the West Bank if he wins re-election....
11:34, 09/11/2019

Israel's Netanyahu fights for new term after decade in power Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics....
02:00, 09/17/2019

Netanyahu: Israel ready for any scenario after Hezbollah clash Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel was prepared for any scenario after a cross-border clash with Lebanon's Hezbollah, but neither side seemed eager for another conflict....
21:17, 09/01/2019

| Netanyahu sworn into Israel's new parliament after election victory Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was sworn into Israel's new parliament following his victory in April 9 elections and will seek to form a governing coalition in the days ahead....
21:17, 05/01/2019

Israel's Netanyahu fails to win majority in close election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to win a ruling majority in an election that produced a virtual tie between his right-wing bloc and a center-left grouping that would be led by former military chief Benny Gantz....
19:17, 09/18/2019

Israel's Netanyahu left teetering after close election Israel's election was too close to call on Wednesday, with a partial vote tally showing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tied with his main rival, former military chief Benny Gantz....
14:34, 09/18/2019

| Israel's Netanyahu faces criticism over annexation plan Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's pre-election pledge to annex the West Bank's Jordan Valley drew praise from right-wing allies Wednesday, but opponents called it a desperate bid to remain in office....
19:51, 09/12/2019

In Defeat for Netanyahu, Israel Moves to Hold New Election After the election in April, Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path back to power. But his efforts ran aground on a power struggle among his potential partners....
03:51, 05/30/2019

Netanyahu fights for political survival as Israel goes to the polls Israelis have begun voting in their second general election of 2019, which will decide if long-time leader Benjamin Netanyahu can stay in power despite corruption allegations....
17:17, 09/17/2019

Netanyahu shows off Trump's map of Israel with Golan Heights Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says U.S. President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has gifted him an official State Department map, updated to incorporate the long-disputed Golan Heights as part of Israel....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Trump and Netanyahu Put Bipartisan Support for Israel at Risk After the president enlists Benjamin Netanyahu to deny entry to two Muslim members of Congress, both parties warn that bipartisan support for Israel is in danger....
07:51, 08/17/2019

Israel's Netanyahu Faces Tight Re-Election Race Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is locked in a close election contest with his main rival, former Gen. Benny Gantz, with final polls ahead of Tuesday’s vote suggesting that neither has a clear path to governing....
20:01, 09/13/2019

Israel's Left Struggles for Traction in Bid to Topple Netanyahu Ehud Barak, the last prime minister from Israel’s Labor Party, has returned to politics in an alliance that wants to lead the resurrection of the Israeli left....
19:00, 08/03/2019

Ilhan Omar said she hopes Israel votes out Netanyahu With Israel heading to the polls Tuesday, Rep. Ilhan Omar said Sunday she hoped the country would break from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's agenda and defended her support for the Boycott, Divestment, Sanction movement. Speaking with Margaret Br...
17:35, 09/16/2019

Netanyahu to become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu will make history Saturday when he surpasses Israel’s founding father David Ben-Gurion as the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
20:17, 07/19/2019

2 synagogue shooting victims escaped Gaza rocket attacks: ‘We came from fire to fire’ A family member of two injured victims in Saturday’s shooting at a synagogue in a San Diego, California city said his family had moved there from a town in Israel near the Gaza border amid constant rocket attacks....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline ...
07:51, 08/13/2019

Israel’s Netanyahu appears to suffer setback in exit polls In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies....
02:51, 09/18/2019

Netanyahu's future on the line as Israel election too close to call A national unity government has been called for in Israel after exit polls provided no clear winner in the country's second general election of 2019....
16:51, 09/18/2019

Israel faces new election after Netanyahu misses coalition deadline In a stunning development, Israel’s parliament voted to break itself up early Thursday, sending the country to a second election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline. Th...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Netanyahu set for fifth term as Israel's leader as rival concedes defeat Benjamin Netanyahu was on course to secure a record fifth term as Israeli Prime Minister after his main election rival conceded defeat on Wednesday evening....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to the Jewish state....
01:00, 06/17/2019

Netanyahu-Trump Alliance Tests Israel's Bond with U.S. Jews Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is looking to capitalize on his alliance with President Trump in an election on Tuesday, but the relationship has a flip side: it deepens a rift between Israeli and American Jews....
03:34, 09/16/2019

Netanyahu fails to form government, Israel to hold new elections Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new period Wednesday after he narrowly failed to form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and call a new election....
13:17, 05/30/2019

Israel’s Netanyahu fires hawkish cabinet minister rivals JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fired his education and justice ministers, days after parliament voted to hold new elections. An official in Netanyahu’s office confirmed that Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked, two...
19:51, 06/02/2019

Israel’s Knesset taps Netanyahu’s pick for state comptroller Israel’s parliament has voted in favor of appointing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s candidate for state comptroller, a position tasked with overseeing government policy and management...
15:51, 06/03/2019

Israel's Knesset taps Netanyahu's pick for state comptroller Israel's parliament has voted in favor of appointing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's candidate for state comptroller, representing a minor political victory for the embattled leader....
17:34, 06/03/2019

Warning of election 'disaster', Israel's Netanyahu battles for survival Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu battled for his political survival in the final hours of a close-run election on Tuesday, urging voters to support him to avert a "disaster"....
18:51, 09/17/2019

Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel’s political crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for Mideast peace, just hours after Israel was thrust into the p...
17:17, 05/30/2019

Netanyahu loyalist’s ‘immunity bill’ is causing a stir in Israel Knesset members could not be charged with a criminal offense committed during or before being voted in, unless immunity is waived by the parliament, a draft of the measure said....
16:34, 05/21/2019

Netanyahu says he expects U.S. peace plan 'very soon' after Israel's Sept. 17 election Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday he expects the United States will release its long-delayed Israeli-Palestinian peace plan shortly after Israel's Sept 17 election....
20:51, 08/28/2019

Trump laments Netanyahu failure to form Israel government: 'It's too bad' President Trump Thursday said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's inability to form a government was "too bad," because the Middle East has "enough turmoil."...
00:34, 05/31/2019

Israel faces new vote as Netanyahu fails to form government Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government before a midnight deadline....
22:34, 05/30/2019

Netanyahu says Omar and Tlaib intended to harm Israel on visit Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that barring a visit by U.S. Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar was meant to prevent them harming Israel....
19:17, 08/15/2019

Israel's Netanyahu sharpens focus on settlements, two days before ballot Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped up a bid for far-right votes two days before a closely-contested election, convening his cabinet in the occupied West Bank and having it approve legal status for an unauthorized outpost....
18:51, 09/15/2019

Israel faces new elections after Netanyahu fails to build coalition Israel will hold new national elections in late summer after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to put together a coalition government from the parties elected to parliament on April 9th....
06:51, 05/30/2019

Israel to hold new election after Netanyahu fails to form government Israel's parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a midnight deadline....
08:00, 05/30/2019

Exit polls signal setback for Israel’s Netanyahu in election In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies....
22:00, 09/17/2019

The surprising issue that could decide Israel's 'do-over' election between Netanyahu and Gantz The race between Netanyahu and Gantz to lead Israel seems to be all about defense and security. But there's another factor that could decide the election, writes Jake Novak....
22:34, 09/17/2019

Israel's Netanyahu appears to suffer setback in exit polls In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies....
08:03, 09/18/2019

Israel moves towards new vote as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israel moved closer towards a new election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to form a government after last month's national ballot remained deadlocked....
20:34, 05/27/2019

Netanyahu taps Likud ally as Israel’s justice minister JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed a close Likud party ally as justice minister. Amir Ohana’s appointment on Wednesday came as Netanyahu heads an interim government following the dissolution of parliament l...
22:17, 06/05/2019

Israel to Hold New Elections After Netanyahu Fails to Form Government Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future entered a treacherous new chapter Wednesday after he couldn’t form a coalition government and Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve and call new elections....
02:17, 05/30/2019

At least 28 people died in bloody Israel-Gaza attacks, signaling a violent resurgence for the first time in years Ali Jadallah/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Four Israelis and 24 Palestinians were killed in a resurgence of deadly violence the two areas haven't seen since 2014. Over 600 rockets were fired toward Israel from the Gaza Strip before Prime Minister Ben...
09:17, 05/06/2019

Israel-Hamas cease fire reported Monday after heavy weekend Gaza battle killed 27 The escalation had killed 23 on the Gaza side, both militants and civilians, while on the Israeli side four civilians were killed from incoming fire.        ...
17:17, 05/06/2019

Deadly violence at Israel-Gaza border escalates dangerously: UN chief condemns in strongest terms The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, is following with “deep concern” the latest developments across the Gaza-Israeli border and urges all parties to exercise maximum restraint. Over the weekend, hundreds of rockets were launched f...
23:34, 05/05/2019

Air Force jet accidentally fires rocket into the Arizona desert A jet that fired a rocket over the Arizona desert near Tucson on Thursday morning did so by accident, the Air Force said, acknowledging the potentially calamitous mishap and confirming the rocket landed in an "uninhabited area."...
20:34, 09/06/2019

Israel faces prospect of new elections as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needs Avigdor Liberman, his former defense minister with whom the Israeli leader has had a tempestuous history, to form a majority after coming out ahead in last month's elections....
16:17, 05/28/2019

Israel Faces Prospect of New Election as Netanyahu’s Coalition Talks Stall After elections last month, Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path back to power. But a deadlock between his potential partners shows no sign of easing....
17:34, 05/29/2019

Israel's Netanyahu Faces Tight Race as Voting Begins in Re-Election Bid Israeli voters went to the polls in their second election in five months, a ballot that comes amid high geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and follows a hard-fought campaign between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former allies seeking to...
20:17, 09/17/2019

Israel's Shadow War With Iran Widens as Netanyahu Faces Close Election Israel’s military campaign against Iran, long conducted through missile strikes in Syria, has burst into the open at a time when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a close re-election contest....
00:17, 08/27/2019

Israel Edges Toward Snap Elections as Netanyahu Struggles to Form Government Israel moved closer to snap polls as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government from a fractious group of secular and religious parties after April’s elections....
17:51, 05/28/2019

Israel faces second election in months as Netanyahu fails to form government Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament early on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
06:17, 05/30/2019

Israel faces new election as Netanyahu fails to form coalition – video Israel is facing a new election after prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition. It's the first time in the country's history that a general election has failed to produce a government. Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve...
16:00, 05/30/2019

Israel’s Netanyahu Says He’ll Seek to Form a ‘Zionist’ Government Without Arab Parties After an apparent election setback, Israel’s prime minister says he will seek the formation of a new “Zionist” government that excludes Arab parties. Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a small crowd of supporters in Tel Aviv at 3:30 a.m. ...
04:34, 09/18/2019

| Israel elections: Netanyahu, Gantz deadlocked with nearly all votes counted - media Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were deadlocked with nearly all votes from the country's general election counted on Wednesday, Israeli media reported....
17:17, 09/18/2019

Netanyahu Inaugurates 'Trump Heights', Israel's Newest Town On Golan Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his first steps Sunday to express his gratitude to President Donald Trump, unveiling, at a specially convened cabinet meeting, a plaque marking the spot......
07:00, 06/17/2019

Netanyahu says Trump knew in advance of Israel's Iran archive mission Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he informed U.S. President Donald Trump in advance of what Israel has described as a spy mission in Tehran last year to capture a secret Iranian nuclear archive....
22:34, 07/02/2019

Israel faces fresh poll as Netanyahu fails to form government Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
11:00, 05/30/2019

Israel AG rejects Netanyahu request to push back pre-indictment hearing Israel’s attorney general Thursday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request to postpone a pre-indictment hearing in the corruption cases against him....
00:34, 06/07/2019

Israel calls snap vote after Netanyahu fails to form government Israel is to hold its second election this year after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline....
01:17, 05/30/2019

Netanyahu Becomes Israel's Longest-Serving Premier Amid Political Storm Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the country’s longest-serving premier on Saturday with his legacy under scrutiny and his political future on the line ahead of a tough election....
14:00, 07/20/2019

Israel Will Hold an Election for Prime Minister in September — Even Though Netanyahu Just Won the Vote. Here’s Why Just seven weeks after he claimed victory in national elections and prepared to embark on a historic fifth term, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government within the allotted 42-day limit, plunging the country into ...
19:34, 05/31/2019

Israel to hold snap election after Netanyahu coalition talks fail Knesset votes to dissolve parliament after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government, in a move that will lead to a second round of elections ...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Israel's Netanyahu fights to hang on to power in second general election this year The ballot comes at a precarious time for the country's longest serving prime minister, with the right-wing incumbent facing formidable challenges....
11:01, 09/17/2019

Israel Election Live Updates: Netanyahu and Gantz in Tight Race Israelis are deciding the political fate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a contest that has revolved around whether Jewish voters want their country to become more or less religious....
01:01, 09/18/2019

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza over recent months, as tensions grew over Palestinian protests at the border, Hamas rocket attacks, and...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Firefly has successfully tested the upper stage of its Alpha rocket Last Thursday Firefly Aerospace tested the second stage of its Alpha rocket. [credit: Edwards Media ] Last Thursday, on a green expanse at t...
13:51, 05/02/2019

This Weekend's Rocket League Tournament Will Set The Stage For The World Championship With a $100,000 prize pool at stake, this weekend’s big Rocket League tournament in Dallas will give some of the game’s biggest teams one last chance to test one another before next month’s World Championship....
03:51, 06/01/2019

Hezbollah, Israel exchange rocket fire near Lebanon Hezbollah terrorists based in Lebanon unleashed a barrage of missiles into Israel on Sunday, destroying an ambulance and prompting return fire, according to reports. The explosive exchange near the northern Israeli town of Avivim was confirmed to The...
11:34, 09/02/2019

Atlas V rocket launches Air Force satellite at dawn in Florida Florida's Space Coast shook with an early morning liftoff Thursday as the U.S. Air Force launched the fifth satellite in a new communications network....
23:34, 08/08/2019

SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force "wrongly awarded" contracts to Blue Origin, Nor...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Israel launches multiple airstrikes after Palestinian rocket attacks Six people have been killed in Gaza after Israel responded with airstrikes and tank fire to about 250 rockets being fired over the border by Palestinian militants on a day that has put further strain on an already fraying ceasefire.It was the second ...
15:34, 05/05/2019

Israel answers rocket attack by striking Hamas targets Israel Defense Forces struck several targets inside a Hamas military compound in Gaza late Wednesday in retaliation for rocket fire a day earlier, authorities said....
17:51, 09/12/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX Sues US Air Force Over Rocket-Building Contracts Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the US Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be......
01:34, 05/23/2019

Rocket Report: SpaceX nets another boat, Air Force competition heats up Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.11 of the Rocket Report! As always, there is lots going on in the world of lift. This week saw a flurry of activity surrounding...
00:00, 08/18/2019

Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts: filings Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wedne...
23:34, 05/22/2019

SpaceX just aced a critical Air Force test of its Falcon Heavy rocket All sorts of stuff happened during Tuesday morning's launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann ] ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Netanyahu says he sought to annex Jordan Valley before election but Israel’s AG halted move: report Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly said Wednesday he had planned to declare sovereignty over the Jordan Valley immediately but Israel's attorney general told him he did not have the authority to do so until after he was reelected an...
13:51, 09/12/2019

Israel’s Netanyahu Vowed to Annex a Large Part of the West Bank. It’s Gone Unchallenged by His Rival Facing a re-run election on September 17, embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to extend his country’s sovereignty over a large swath of the West Bank — a move that if implemented would deal a mortal blow to the p...
19:51, 09/12/2019

Trump discusses potential US-Israel defense treaty with Netanyahu days before Israeli elections President Trump tweeted on Saturday that he spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by phone to talk about a potential defense treaty between Israel and the United States after the upcoming Israeli elections....
18:51, 09/15/2019

Israel’s Netanyahu: Iran destroyed secret nuclear weapons site after its existence was uncovered A remote site that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says was used by Iran to conduct “experiments to develop nuclear weapons” has now been wiped off the map, satellite images show....
18:17, 09/10/2019

Netanyahu hails Israel strikes against Syria to foil Iran 'killer drone attack' Israeli prime minister says Iran has ‘no immunity anywhere’ after military says Tehran drone plot thwartedThe Israeli air force struck in Syria to prevent an Iranian force from launching an attack on the Jewish state with drones armed with explosives...
07:17, 08/25/2019

Netanyahu's wife reaches plea bargain in meals fraud case: Israel Radio Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, Sara, has reached a plea bargain in a fraud case over allegedly misusing state funds to order catered meals, Israel Radio said on Wednesday....
16:17, 05/29/2019

Trump calls Tlaib, Omar 'anti-Israel,' defends Netanyahu move to deny them entry President Trump called Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar "very anti-Jewish and anti-Israel" and defended his statements urging Israel to block them from entering the country, amid a massive outcry from Democrats over the situation....
03:51, 08/16/2019

Israel's Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's general election....
21:17, 09/10/2019

Rocket hits US Embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary AP Photo/Cara Anna KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour lat...
21:17, 09/11/2019

UN urges ‘maximum restraint’ as Israel-Hamas tensions rise over rocket attack The UN Secretary-General said he was “gravely concerned” by the firing of a rocket from Gaza deep into Israel on Monday which reportedly injured seven people, including three children, north of the capital Tel Aviv....
20:17, 04/28/2019

United Launch Alliance rocket blasts off from Florida carrying Air Force communications satellite United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp, blasted off into space on Thursday morning, one of the final satellites for the U.S. Air Force's new secure communications network....
14:00, 08/08/2019

United Launch Alliance rocket blasts off from Florida carring Air Force comms satellite United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp, blasted into space on Thursday morning, one of the final satellites for the U.S. Air Force's new secure communications network. (Reporting by Joey Roulette; Editing R...
13:00, 08/08/2019

Israel election: Netanyahu says country at 'historic junction' as exit polls too close to call – live news Vote is country’s second in a yearBoth PM Netanyahu and challenger Gantz back annexing Palestinian land 1.30am BST “This is our country, we have no other, we will save it together,” says Netanyahu.And he’s finished speaking. Supporters are now joinin...
02:51, 09/18/2019

Israel is the first to respond to a cyberattack with immediate force It's no longer novel for militaries to respond to cyberattacks with physical force (the US used a drone strike in 2015), but now they're being treated with the same urgency as real-world bullets and missiles. Israel Defense Forces have lau...
05:00, 05/06/2019

Rocket fire hits complex near U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan An explosion and thick smoke were seen early Wednesday near the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan, on the day the United States remembered the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks 18 years ago....
21:51, 09/11/2019

Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart from 2020 Democrats Reuters/Brian C. Frank 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg staked out a bold stance towards Israel in a speech outlining his foreign policy agenda at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. "He should know that a President Buttigieg woul...
23:51, 06/11/2019

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, police said....
11:51, 06/19/2019

| Rocket fire hits Libya airport, breaking Eid truce Rocket fire hit the Libyan capital's sole functioning airport Sunday, violating a temporary truce between the unity government and forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, airport authorities said....
00:51, 08/13/2019

Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone A rocket crashed Sunday night in the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said....
21:34, 05/19/2019

Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone A rocket crashed Sunday night in the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone, landing less than a mile from the sprawling US Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said...
00:51, 05/20/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 1-United Launch Alliance rocket blasts off from Florida carrying Air Force comms satellite United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing Co and Lockheed Martin Corp, blasted off into space on Thursday morning, one of the final satellites for the U.S. Air Force's new secure communications network....
13:00, 08/08/2019

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
08:51, 06/19/2019

Politics takes center stage as Israel hosts Eurovision As host of this year’s Eurovision, Israel has tried to use the hugely popular song contest to flaunt itself as a tolerant and cosmopolitan country that is winning increased acceptance on the world stage...
19:17, 05/12/2019

Landslides force Tour de France organisers to cut 20th stage short • Nineteenth stage was halted because of extreme weather• Egan Bernal overtakes Julian Alaphilippe to wear yellowSaturday’s 20th stage of the Tour de France will be cut short from 130km to 59km and will skip two significant climbs because of landslid...
03:34, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 3-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
10:00, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, two hurt A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, police said....
07:17, 06/19/2019

Israel marks 71st birthday with barbecues, air force shows JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is celebrating 71 years since the country was founded as a haven for Jews in the aftermath of the Holocaust. People flocked to parks and beaches on Thursday to celebrate Independence Day, enjoying barbeques and watching air fo...
15:51, 05/09/2019

Netanyahu inaugurates ‘Trump Heights,’ Israel’s newest town on the Golan Heights The new community is located on the occupied Golan Heights, which was recognized by the president as being part of Israel in a move last March that upended decades of U.S. foreign policy....
20:17, 06/16/2019

Air Force Signs Rs 300 Crore Deal To Procure SPICE-2000 Bombs From Israel The Indian Air Force has signed a Rs 300 crore deal with a Israeli defence firm to procure a batch of SPICE 2000 guided bombs, official sources said Friday....
21:17, 06/07/2019

Spanish Pop Star Dies After Firework Hits Her On Stage Spanish singer and dancer Joana Sainz died in a firework accident. She was performing with her musical group, Super Hollywood Orchestra, at a festival on Sunday when an exploding stage firework struck......
06:17, 09/03/2019

CC Sabathia hits the stage in Rock of Ages cameo At 39 years old and with six All-Star honors under his belt, CC Sabathia is a star on the rise again. On Wednesday, Sabathia made his stage debut in a one-night-only cameo in the off-Broadway production of “Rock of Ages” during a “Yankees...
18:00, 08/02/2019

UCLA hits 3 HRs to force deciding game in LA Regional LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chase Strumpf had a three-run homer, Nick Nastrini struck out seven in his first start since late February and UCLA forced a deciding game in the NCAA Baseball Tournament’s Los Angeles Regional with a 6-1 victory over Loyola ...
10:51, 06/03/2019

Awful weather hits Tour de France again, but Stage 20 goes ahead "A thunderstorm at the summit of Val Thorens had led to speculation that Stage 20 of the Tour de France could be cancelled – but the race will go ahead on Saturday."...
16:17, 07/27/2019

Car bomb hits security force in northeastern Syria, at least one killed A car bomb killed one member of a security force and wounded two others in the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria on Sunday, the security force said....
16:17, 08/18/2019

Saving Private Ryan review – war epic still hits with sledgehammer force The horror of battle is given visceral power in Steven Spielberg’s dazzling fusion of audacity, action and human dramaA present participle in the title usually promises a film with light, ironical flavour: Driving Miss Daisy, Being John Malkovich, Br...
18:00, 06/06/2019

Air Force Thunderjet hits bird, drops three dummy bombs over Florida An A-10C Thunderbolt II jet was struck by a bird and dropped three dummy bombs used for training over northern Florida, the plane's home base in central Georgia said late Monday....
21:17, 07/02/2019

New Zealand's Ardern flies commercial after snag hits air force plane New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was forced to fly home on a commercial flight on Friday after a technical snag hit her air force plane, following a two-day trip to Australia, where she spoke of the need to boost regional cooperation....
11:17, 07/19/2019

Jacinda Ardern Flies Commercial After Snag Hits Air Force Plane New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was forced to fly home on a commercial flight on Friday after a technical snag hit her air force plane, following a two-day trip to Australia, where she spoke......
16:00, 07/19/2019

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Department Friday reported that 164,000 non-farm jobs were added to the economy in July — a bump that was ai...
05:34, 08/03/2019

‘Need Y’all to Keep Praying for Me’: A$AP Rocky Hits the Concert Stage for the 1st Time Since His Release From a Swedish Prison A$AP Rocky hit the ground running and hit the concert stage about a week after returning to the States following a monthlong stint in a Swedish jail—and can we just say that he is thankful AF?...
07:51, 08/13/2019

Iraqi official: Rocket hits oil site, wounds 3 Iraqi workers BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a rocket hit an oil-drilling site in southern Basra province, striking a camp housing energy giant Exxon Mobil and wounding three local workers, one seriously. Security official Mahdi Raykan says a Katyusha rocket l...
12:34, 06/19/2019

Australia risk player mutiny over Israel Folau saga as Taniela Tupou hits out The Israel Folau saga has left Rugby Australia facing a potential Polynesian player mutiny, after one of their rising stars claimed all Pacific Islanders "might as well just be sacked" for their religious beliefs....
20:17, 05/01/2019

Missouri Tornadoes: Heavy Rains, Devastating Floods and ‘Then the Sirens Go’ First came floods across Nebraska and Iowa. Then the Mississippi River rose and rose, threatening towns. And on Wednesday, a series of violent tornadoes tore through the region....
06:00, 05/24/2019

Tlaib hits back at Bill Maher for comments on BDS, compares Israel to apartheid South Africa Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., suggested Saturday that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher’s HBO talk show after he devoted a segment of Friday's program to bashing the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement....
05:34, 08/18/2019

New Emergency Sirens Sat in Storage as Hurricane Dorian Skimmed Puerto Rico Much of a $1.2 million siren system to warn people near a dam of coming hazards has not been installed, raising questions about the island’s hurricane response plan....
10:17, 08/30/2019

Rocket Report: Cause of Vega failure found, China seeks rocket customers Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.14 of the Rocket Report! Not a whole lot of big rocket news this week, as the approach of Hurricane Dorian shut down ...
14:51, 09/06/2019

Rocket Report: Omega rocket blows a nozzle, NASA still wants 2020 SLS launch Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.02 of the Rocket Report! We've got lots of heavy-lift news this week, including reports on potential problems with a ...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Rocket Report: Catching a falling fairing, where’s China’s biggest rocket? Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.05 of the Rocket Report! Some interesting news this week, including US military interest in a SpinLaunch concept, as well as a frank admission by some...
13:34, 06/28/2019

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 rocket muscles up, ULA to conduct reuse test Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 1.49 of the Rocket Report! Another week has come and gone, and we find ourselves in the middle of May. For Houston, where this report originates, this essenti...
13:51, 05/17/2019

Rocket Report: Clarity on Dragon’s loss, key SLS rocket test to occur Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 1.47 of the Rocket Report! This week, we have some news on failures both recent and not-so-recent—this week's Crew Drag...
21:51, 05/03/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage-by-stage guide This year’s race begins in Brussels before quickly heading to the mountains and building towards an Alpine climaxTour de France 2019: full team-by-team guide Continue reading......
12:17, 07/01/2019

Hezbollah retaliates against Israel with a missile; Israel fires back at Lebanon The exchange of fire was brief, but it showed the dangers of a wider war as Hezbollah said it had exacted revenge for the deaths of two of its commanders in an Israeli airstrike in Syria....
04:51, 09/02/2019

Hezbollah retaliates against Israel with a missile strike, and Israel fires back The exchange of fire was brief, but it illustrated the dangers of a wider war as Hezbollah exacted revenge for the killing of two of its commanders in an Israeli airstrike in Syria....
22:17, 09/01/2019

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation....
06:51, 08/17/2019

Members of Israeli parliament to Congress: Resolution opposing Israel boycott is 'dangerous to Israel' Nearly two dozen members of Israel’s parliament sent a letter to Congress thanking them for the recent resolution opposing an international effort to boycott Israel but warned that some of the language in the resolution “would be far more dangerous” ...
13:17, 08/13/2019

As Israel votes, Donald Trump proves he's the 'King of Israel' Every U.S. president, citing shared values and security commitments, has been staunchly pro-Israel; President Donald Trump more than most.        ...
06:17, 09/17/2019

2020 Triumph Rocket 3 R, Triumph Rocket 3 GT Unveiled New Triumph Rocket 3 is available in two variants, and is powered by a new 2,458 cc triple engine putting out 163 bhp of maximum power and 221 Nm of peak torque....
14:34, 07/31/2019

Sketchbook: The Agony of Walter Benjamin The artist Frédéric Pajak’s hybrid book “Uncertain Manifesto” is haunted by the philosopher’s encounters with fascism, among much else, as these illustrated panels show....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Alec Benjamin Is a Pop Storyteller for the Next Generation Alec Benjamin has worn the same outfit multiple days in a row, he admits when we sit down to chat at New York’s buzzing Soho House one afternoon this spring. The 25-year-old singer-songwriter isn’t overly concerned with fashion; he just l...
03:00, 06/22/2019

Paul Benjamin, a ‘Corner Man’ in ‘Do the Right Thing,’ Is Dead In a career that lasted almost half a century, he also appeared on screen opposite Clint Eastwood and other stars and was frequently seen on television....
00:17, 07/06/2019

Andy Cohen Celebrates His First Birthday as a Dad With Baby Benjamin The mazel of the day goes to Andy Cohen again: He is celebrating his first birthday as a father and could not look happier. The host of Bravo's Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen......
21:51, 06/02/2019

Patriots to sign tight end Benjamin Watson, per report As New England continues to look for assets to help replace Rob Gronkowski, the Patriots turned to a familiar face at tight end.        ...
00:00, 05/10/2019

When is Trump going to take white supremacist terror seriously? | Rich Benjamin After this latest massacre, we are all complicit when we look the other way. And no one is more complicit than the president himselfIn a bloody weekend that saw two back-to-back mass shootings, a white male gunman left at least 20 people dead in a Wa...
02:34, 08/08/2019

Ruha Benjamin: ‘We definitely can’t wait for Silicon Valley to become more diverse’ The sociologist on how prejudice is embedded in technology – and how we go about building a fairer worldRuha Benjamin is an associate professor of African American studies at Princeton University, and lectures around the intersection of race, justice...
16:51, 06/29/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium hits 2-1/2-mth high as typhoon hits top producer Shanghai aluminium rose to its highest in more than two months on Tuesday, as a typhoon in China affected the world's top aluminium producer, raising concerns about supply disruptions....
05:51, 08/13/2019

Blackmon has 4 hits, Desmond hits slam as Rockies top Padres DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon finished with four hits for the third straight game, Ian Desmond hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 14-8 on Saturday night in another wild Coors Field game. Black...
14:51, 06/16/2019

Benjamin Mendy’s hard work can earn reward, says Pep Guardiola • Left-back training in Barcelona for potential October return• ‘If Benjamin is fit, he will have success. He has a special quality’Pep Guardiola says Benjamin Mendy is working “like an animal” to have a successful Manchester City career following an...
00:17, 08/25/2019

Kokkinakis hoping for 'Benjamin Button' career after cruel setback Long blighted by injury, Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis hoped to finally be on track to fulfill the promise of a stop-start career when he made the second round of the U.S. Open....
12:17, 08/30/2019

The selfish case for saving bees: it’s how to save ourselves | Alison Benjamin These crucial pollinators keep our world alive. Yes, they are under threat – but all is not lostWhen I see a bee buzzing around my garden or in the park in early spring, I get a real thrill from being able to identify her. If she is black and darting...
17:51, 05/18/2019

The Magicians' Stella Maeve and Benjamin Wadsworth Are Engaged--See Her Ring Congratulations are in order for two beloved Syfy actors. The Magicians star Stella Maeve is engaged to Deadly Class actor Benjamin Wadsworth. "May 10th, this happened,"......
04:17, 06/01/2019

Taylor Swift Cradles Cat Benjamin Button in Adorable New Picture It's a love cat story! Taylor Swift has shared an adorable new photo with her youngest cat, Benjamin Button. In the sweet snap, the Grammy winner can be seen cradling Benjamin in her......
23:17, 05/30/2019

Kelvin Benjamin? Flynn Nagel? Where Giants could turn for next receiver Next man up, once that man arrives. The Giants wide receiver corps took a massive hit Thursday, losing Sterling Shepard to a fractured thumb and Corey Coleman to a torn ACL. General manager Dave Gettleman spoke Friday for the first time since the dra...
23:34, 07/26/2019

New England Patriots' Benjamin Watson addresses four-game suspension New England Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson revealed over the weekend he was receiving a four-game suspension for taking a banned substance under the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy....
21:34, 05/28/2019

H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, and the cast of Archer on voyaging to 1999 Archer’s tenth (and possibly final?) season, also known as 1999, is coming to FX on May 29. So we went to WonderCon to speak with the cast—that’s H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, Amber Nash, Jessica Walter, and Lucky Yates—ab...
06:34, 05/28/2019

Faux retirement has Patriots’ Benjamin Watson facing suspension Benjamin Watson’s faux retirement has him in hot water. The New England Patriots tight end is facing a four-game suspension this coming season, stemming from a league-banned substance he took while temporarily hanging up the cleats. “Afte...
04:34, 05/27/2019

Israel Reverses Course, Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit. Tlaib to Israel: Nah, I’m Good First, an Israel visit was off the table, then it was back on and now it’s off again as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has said she won’t be visiting her 90-year-old grandmother despite the country’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri approving her request....
20:51, 08/16/2019

Berkshire Hathaway's Benjamin Moore to Become Main Paint Supplier for Ace Hardware Ace Hardware is making Berkshire Hathaway’s Benjamin Moore its main paint supplier, pushing Sherwin-Williams paint products out of thousands of its U.S. home-improvement stores....
01:51, 07/11/2019

It's Andy Cohen's Birthday and We're Celebrating With Precious Photos of Him & Baby Benjamin All hail the king of Bravo, Andy Cohen! Today is the TV host's birthday, so if you watch any Bravo series then it is sort a reality TV holiday, right? Well, it's not but it......
17:17, 06/02/2019

We’ve seen Carl Benjamin’s rank misogyny before – remember Gamergate? | Keza MacDonald The sexist abuse women reported in 2014 has engulfed public life – and one of its perpetrators is a Ukip candidateFor luckier people than me, this week will have been the first time they’ve ever heard of Carl Benjamin (or Sargon of Akkad, as he is be...
22:17, 05/09/2019

CBOE APPOINTS BENJAMIN LONDERGAN, JONATHAN WERTS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHICAGO, March 6, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that Benjamin Londergan, Chief Executive Officer of Group One Trading, L.P. (Group One), and Jonathan Werts, Managing Director of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith...
14:51, 05/02/2019

Sontag: Her Life by Benjamin Moser review – heavyweight study of a critical colossus Susan Sontag’s rise from gawky swot to opinion leader and ‘art object’ is incisively charted in this exhaustive biography“Art,” Susan Sontag declared in 1965, “is the supreme game which the will plays with itself.” Sontag, supremely wilful, played th...
11:34, 09/08/2019

Sontag: Her Life by Benjamin Moser review – the sage of America’s cultural elite A skilful new life of Susan Sontag captures her radical self-inventions and dazzling ideasIn November 1959 aged 26, Susan Sontag announced her rebirth as a writer and as a sexual being. She’d been married for seven years to Philip Rieff and slept wit...
10:34, 09/05/2019

Laura Ingraham Schooled By Benjamin Watson In Deeply Satisfying Fox News Segment I swear that headline up there is not the result of late night Mad Libs. Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson was on Fox News with conservative shithead Laura Ingraham Monday to discuss a recent article by Jemele Hill. It became clear almost immediatel...
02:18, 09/11/2019

The battle to save the world's biggest bumblebee from European invaders | Alison Benjamin In Chile the beloved native bee is venerated as carrying the spirit of the dead, but its numbers are dwindling as farmers use imported species infected with parasites to pollinate cropsThe first time José Montalava saw the world’s largest bumblebee h...
13:00, 05/04/2019

Man City's Benjamin Mendy celebrates Barcelona goals against Liverpool in Camp Nou crowd Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy has been filmed celebrating Barcelona's goals as Liverpool were well beaten in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final first leg....
00:34, 05/02/2019

Ukip candidate Carl Benjamin refuses to apologise for Labour MP Jess Phillips rape comments A YouTuber-turned-Ukip candidate who said he "wouldn't even rape" a female Labour MP has refused to apologise and insisted he was just treating women the same as men....
12:17, 05/08/2019

Four Palestinians killed in Gaza protests A month-long cease in hostilities was broken by a new protest that turned violent at the Gaza border with Israel. Hamas has vowed to retaliate against what it called "Israeli aggression."...
06:51, 05/04/2019

HBO drama looks at killings of teens that ignited Gaza war HBO’s new docudrama series about the killings of four Israeli and Palestinian teenagers, violence which set off a cascade of events leading to the 2014 Gaza war, is set to air next week and is likely to reopen wounds on both sides of the conflict...
19:34, 08/07/2019

Three killed in Gaza after explosions at two police checkpoints Hamas declares state of emergency after suspected suicide bomb attacksExplosions at two police checkpoints run by Hamas in Gaza have killed three officers and wounded several other Palestinians, in an apparent attack that has so far been unclaimed.Th...
13:17, 08/28/2019

One million face hunger in Gaza after US cut to Palestine aid UN relief agency warns of crisis next month unless donor countries provide $60mMore than a million people in Gaza risk going hungry next month unless international donors fill a $60m (£46m) funding black hole largely created by cuts to Palestinian re...
15:34, 05/15/2019

More than 100 Palestinians injured in Gaza border protests More than 100 Palestinians sustained injuries -- at least two critically -- after clashing with Israeli troops in protests at the Gaza-Israel border Friday, Gaza health officials said....
13:17, 08/24/2019

Gaza border protests leave 41 Palestinians injured Clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli solders at the Gaza-Israel border left more than 40 Palestinians injured, 22 by live bullets, Gaza health officials said....
03:51, 07/06/2019

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians on Gaza border The Israeli military says it has killed four Palestinian "terrorists" after its soldiers came under attack near the Gaza border fence. Deadly clashes in the border area are a frequent occurrence....
09:34, 08/10/2019

3 dead, several Palestinians wounded after Gaza Strip explosions The explosions killed three officers and wounded several other Palestinians, the Hamas-run interior ministry said, declaring a state of emergency after the blasts....
11:51, 08/28/2019

The Latest: Palestinians in Gaza protest US Mideast plan MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The Latest on developments surrounding a U.S.-hosted conference in Bahrain about Washington’s economic plan for the Palestinians (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Thousands of Palestinians are rallying outside a U.N. compound ...
13:51, 06/26/2019

Hamas Arrests 10 Suspects in Gaza Suicide Bombings The suspects in suicide bombings that killed three police officers are said to be a part of Salafi jihadism, a movement that often clashes with Hamas....
01:17, 08/30/2019

Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N. A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1,700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations in the next two years, Jamie McGoldrick, the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for occupied Palestinian territory, told reporters on Wednesda...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Israeli military says it has targeted militant sites in Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it struck several militant sites in the Gaza Strip after a Palestinian rocket hit a building in southern Israel. The army said Israeli warplanes attacked “terror infrastructure” in Gaza early on ...
09:34, 06/14/2019

Israelis living near Gaza border angry about ceasefire There was anger and dismay on the Israeli side of the Gaza border on Monday after two days of rocket blasts and air-raid sirens that ended with a ceasefire....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Retaliatory Israeli strikes 'kill three Palestinians' in Gaza The violence in Gaza spiked after Palestinian militants in the Hamas-controlled area fired rockets at southern Israel late Saturday. Israel and Gaza's Islamist movement Hamas have fought three wars since 2008....
10:34, 08/18/2019

Amid deprivation, Gaza youth skate in search of fun At a Gaza beachfront skatepark, Palestinian youngsters on skateboards and rollerblades zip around curves and jump over concrete obstacles to the delight of onlookers....
17:17, 04/30/2019

Gaza militants fire rockets; 5 Palestinians killed Gaza militants fired an estimated 90 rockets in one hour Saturday toward Israel, according to Israel Defense Forces, five Palestinians were killed over the weekend....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Boards not borders: Gaza youth skate in search of fun – in pictures Calling themselves the Gaza skate team, a group of young Palestinians get together to skate and rollerblade amid deprivation and high security Continue reading......
13:51, 05/14/2019

Qatar to send $480m to help Palestinians in West Bank and Gaza Gulf state reveals funding plan after ceasefire ends latest Israeli-Palestinian hostilitiesQatar has said it is sending $480m (£370m) to Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip after a ceasefire deal ended the deadliest fighting between Isra...
21:51, 05/07/2019

For Gaza grooms, crippling debt overshadows marital bliss GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of young men in the Gaza Strip have turned to a small industry of lenders in the coastal territory to help them pay for their weddings, only to fall onto hard times because of crushing debt and a lack of jobs. Ma...
08:51, 05/23/2019

Israeli forces shoot 16 Palestinian protesters at Gaza frontier Thousands turn out to commemorate mass displacement of people in 1948Israeli soldiers have shot 16 people at the Gaza frontier on a day of rallies commemorating the mass displacement of Palestinians during the war that led to Israel’s creation in 194...
02:00, 05/16/2019

UNRWA: 1 million may starve in Gaza without urgent food money The United Nations relief agency said Monday it's concerned more than a million Palestinians in Gaza might starve if advocates can't raise $60 million in food money by next month....
22:34, 05/13/2019

Israeli spraying of herbicide near Gaza harming Palestinian crops Israel sprays buffer zone to deprive potential ‘terror elements’ of cover, but farmers in Gaza say crops and livelihoods are damagedIsraeli aircraft spraying herbicide beside the buffer zone along the Gaza strip is directly affecting the livelihoods ...
20:00, 07/19/2019

Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian territory’s Hamas rulers. An official at the Qatari Gaza Reconstruction Committee said Mond...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Hamas says Gaza blasts that killed three policemen were suicide bombings Hamas said on Wednesday that explosions that killed three police officers in Gaza on Tuesday were carried out by two suicide bombers and that an investigation was underway to discover who sent them....
20:51, 08/28/2019

During Ramadan, late-night gyms boom in the Gaza Strip GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — It’s past midnight, but a dozen Palestinians are still running and sweating at a gym in the Gaza Strip. During Islam’s holiest month of Ramadan, Techno-Gym transforms into a late-night hot spot for young men s...
11:17, 05/31/2019

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing of offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
10:00, 06/14/2019

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after closing offshore waters A set of Israeli airstrikes in Gaza following rockets striking southern Israel threaten to unravel a ceasefire reached in May. Israel also cut off Palestinian fishing access to offshore waters....
05:17, 06/14/2019

Nearly 50 Palestinians injured in protests along Gaza-Israeli border: officials Nearly 50 Palestinians were injured on Wednesday by Israeli troops as they protested across the West Bank and Gaza Strip to mark the 71st anniversary of their mass displacement during the 1948 war, officials said....
18:17, 05/15/2019

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community for food aid, the director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in t...
19:34, 05/13/2019

Israeli PM Vows More "Massive Strikes" In Response To Gaza Rockets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he had ordered the military to launch further strikes on Gaza Strip terrorists in response to rocket fire from the territory, as an escalation......
15:51, 05/05/2019

Is This the End for Netanyahu? Benjamin Netanyahu has rebounded from so many political defeats that he is called a magician. This time, the Israeli prime minister may not have another rabbit in his hat....
14:51, 06/01/2019

Three Hamas policemen killed in rare attacks with Gaza in 'state of alert' Gaza’s interior ministry said Wednesday arrests have been made in a pair of coordinated bombings that killed three Hamas policemen at Gaza City checkpoints the previous night....
14:00, 08/29/2019

Israeli troops kill Gaza teens during border protests: medics Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinian teenagers including a 14-year-old during protests along the Gaza-Israel border on Friday, Palestinian health officials said....
07:17, 09/07/2019

Israeli killed and two Palestinian gunmen dead as Gaza violence persists A rocket fired from Gaza killed an Israeli civilian on Sunday and two Palestinian gunmen were killed in an Israeli strike as cross-border hostilities ran into their third day....
06:51, 05/05/2019

Ceasefire appears to take hold in Gaza, ending deadly weekend of hostilities Israel and militant factions in Gaza appear to have reached a ceasefire after a violent weekend that saw the some of the worst fighting between the two sides since 2014, when full-blown war broke out....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Katrina Pierson tweeted about Gaza. The video she posted was filmed 2,000 miles away. Senior Trump campaign adviser Katrina Pierson tweeted a video captioned “Rockets fired into Israel from Gaza" during a violent uptick along the border between Israel and Gaza. But the video wasn't from Gaza and wasn't filmed in 2019....
11:34, 05/22/2019

Turkey condemns 'Israeli terrorism' for bombing news agency in Gaza Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticises attacks as six Palestinians and an Israeli civilian die in renewed violenceTurkey’s president has attacked what he called “Israeli terrorism” after the Gaza office for the Turkish state-run news agency was destroyed du...
15:34, 05/05/2019

Gaza laments deadly start to Ramadan, amid funerals and debris After two sleepless days and nights of Israeli shelling and Palestinian rocket fire, Gazans on Monday faced a first day of Ramadan overshadowed by funerals and the grim task of pulling bodies from collapsed buildings....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Israeli Killed And 2 Palestinian Gunmen Dead As Gaza Violence Persists A rocket fired from Gaza killed an Israeli civilian on Sunday and two Palestinian gunmen were killed in an Israeli strike as cross-border hostilities ran into their third day....
15:51, 05/05/2019

This could be the beginning of the end for Netanyahu Avigdor Lieberman was once a nightclub bouncer. He may now be in a position to decide who is let into government in Israel and who is not, as the country's kingmaker....
02:51, 09/18/2019

Israeli security forces’ response to Gaza protests ‘a recipe for more bloodshed’, says UN expert Since the beginning of the year, Israeli security forces have responded to protests along Gaza’s border fence with tear gas, rubber coated bullets and live ammunition that have caused death, injury and fear, which the UN’s independent human rights ex...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: #ClimateAction for the Pacific, Gaza blockade, attack in Burkina Faso This Monday, top stories are: Gaza's aid dependency due to the ongoing blockade; a special focus on climate change and its impact on islands and people of the Pacific; UN condemnation after a deadly attack in Burkina Faso.  ...
23:51, 05/13/2019

Hundreds of wounded Gaza protesters risk limb amputation without immediate help, warns top UN official Millions of dollars in emergency funding is needed in Gaza to save the shattered limbs of some 1,700 people who have been seriously injured in demonstrations against Israel along the border fence, a top UN humanitarian official said on Wednesday....
20:17, 05/08/2019

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over the past year, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt), Jamie...
20:17, 04/28/2019

'Grave consequences' await if new deadly escalation of violence in Gaza continues - top UN official The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, is “deeply concerned by yet another dangerous escalation in Gaza and the tragic loss of life”. According to news reports, approximately 200 rockets were fire...
22:34, 05/04/2019

| WATCH: Palestinians agree on Gaza ceasefire: Hamas, Islamic Jihad sources Palestinian leaders in Gaza have agreed a ceasefire with Israel, three officials with knowledge of the talks said, after the most serious flare-up since a 2014 war....
01:34, 05/07/2019

Education Department to probe UNC-Duke conference on Gaza after allegations of anti-Semitism emerge The Department of Education will investigate the potential bias of a taxpayer-funded college conference which the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill hosted in partnership with Duke University earlier this year, after allegations of anti-Semitis...
06:51, 06/18/2019

Israeli military kills 3 Palestinians near Gaza fence after firing toward 'armed suspects,' officials say Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians near Gaza Strip’s heavily guarded perimeter fence after armed "terrorists" were spotted trying to "infiltrate into" the country, officials announced on Sunday....
07:00, 08/19/2019

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care...
00:34, 06/18/2019

Turkey says Israeli strikes in Gaza targeted building where its state news agency has office Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Israeli forces had targeted a building in Gaza where the offices of Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency are located, and added that the attacks were a crime against humanity....
00:34, 05/05/2019

Netanyahu welcomes Kushner to Jerusalem President Donald Trump's top Mideast advisers, Jared Kushner, and Jason Greenblatt met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to discuss the Trump administration's long-awaited plan for Mideast peace. (May 30)  ...
17:34, 05/30/2019

Netanyahu Reaches for the Russian Vote For years, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has largely ceded efforts to woo Russian-speaking immigrants to a rival who had helped him form coalition governments. Now, he sees Russian speakers as a key to his political survival....
18:17, 08/25/2019

Turkey says OIC to convene after Netanyahu annexation plans The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold an extraordinary meeting on Sunday to discuss Israel's announcement of its intention to annex areas of the West Bank, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Saturday....
18:51, 09/14/2019

Boris Yeltsin? Netanyahu's gaffe after meeting PM Benjamin Netanyahu has accidentally referred to Boris Johnson as late Russian president Boris Yeltsin during a cabinet meeting broadcast live on television....
09:51, 09/09/2019

Netanyahu could face election rematch after ballot he said he won Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quick to declare himself winner of last month's Israeli election, but he now has until Wednesday to appease an erstwhile ally, form a government and avoid a possible rematch....
20:51, 05/28/2019

Netanyahu, Gantz vote in Israeli election Israelis voted Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election. It's the second showdown this year for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and challenger Benny Gantz. Netayahu is seeking a fifth term and faces a possible corruption indictment. (Sept. 17) &...
13:18, 09/17/2019

Former Netanyahu aide Lieberman could be Israeli kingmaker A former nightclub bouncer with a heavy Russian accent, Avigdor Lieberman used to carry a fresh change of shirt for his political boss, Benjamin Netanyahu....
22:01, 09/13/2019

Half of Israelis Want Netanyahu Out. But Do They Want Benny Gantz In? By all rights, the ex-army chief gunning for Mr. Netanyahu’s job should be in a commanding position heading into the Sept. 17 vote. But his missteps have kept the race even....
06:51, 08/25/2019

Netanyahu Is in Trouble, and Other Takeaways From the Israeli Election Israeli voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the second time in five months. The results aren’t certain, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to gain the support he had hoped for....
19:51, 09/18/2019

'You will never break our will': Palestinians to Netanyahu after annexation pledge Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vowed never to give it up....
07:17, 09/12/2019

Netanyahu warns Iran about range of new F-35 fighter Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu personally viewed a squadron of F-35 fighter jets Tuesday, and warned Iran the state-of-the-art aircraft can fly anywhere in the Middle East....
22:17, 07/09/2019

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until m...
21:17, 05/22/2019

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests The UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has strongly condemned the violent response by security forces in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip during the past three days, towards Palestinian protests over the deteriorating economic ...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Netanyahu hours away from deadline for forming coalition govt Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had until late Wednesday to form a new ruling coalition with a recalcitrant ally or face the possible end of a decade of combative leadership of Israel....
15:34, 05/29/2019

Netanyahu's July hearing on possible indictment delayed to October Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received on Wednesday a three-month delay, until October, for a hearing to argue against the attorney-general's plan to indict him on graft charges....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Netanyahu renames Golan settlement as ‘Trump Heights’ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled a plaque formally renaming a three-decade-old settlement in the contested Golan Heights as ‘Trump Heights’ on Sunday. “We are going to do two things — establish a new community on t...
00:00, 06/17/2019

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corruption charges....
19:34, 05/21/2019

Netanyahu’s Defense Treaty with Trump Is a Bad Idea. Just as Well It’s Only a Gimmick First there was the moving of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. Then came a recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, followed by a qualified U.S. statement that Israel has the right to annex portions of the West Bank. All positi...
14:51, 09/17/2019

Scandals, Rivals and U.S. Tarnish Netanyahu’s Aura of Invincibility While Israelis have learned never to count out their wily prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, his victory in the coming election is looking precarious....
09:51, 09/04/2019

Trump says he and Netanyahu discussed possible US-Israeli defense treaty President Trump said he spoke Saturday to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the possibility of a “mutual defense treaty” between the two nations—just days before Israeli voters go to the polls to decide the fate of the embattled leader....
00:34, 09/15/2019

Israeli election: Netanyahu, challenger Gantz at stalemate An election re-run in Israel Tuesday shows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a dead heat with challenger Benny Gantz -- in a race that could end up significantly changing the nation's political landscape....
18:51, 09/18/2019

Trump and Netanyahu are playing a bigoted game of chicken The US president feigns concern for Jews to justify bullying Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. Israel is happy to play alongWhy would a president who has elevated white nationalism, who said there were “very fine people on both sides” in the white suprem...
03:00, 08/18/2019

Israeli PM’s office airbrushes Netanyahu’s ‘Yeltsin’ gaffe Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office has released a video that clumsily tries to edit out a gaffe where he calls the British prime minister the wrong name...
22:34, 09/08/2019

Netanyahu's lawyer to attend pre-indictment hearing in fall Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's lawyer says he will attend an October pre-indictment hearing after his request to further postpone it was rejected....
22:17, 06/10/2019

Netanyahu hours away from deadline for forming coalition government Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had until late Wednesday to form a new ruling coalition with a recalcitrant ally or face the possible end of a decade of combative leadership of Israel....
12:00, 05/29/2019