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Netanyahu says Israel could act against Iran's "empire"

By Robin Emmott and Thomas Escritt MUNICH | Sunday, Feb 18 2018 IST

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would act against Iran, not just its allies in the Middle East, if needed, reiterating his country's position that Tehran was the world's g

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Israel's Netanyahu could act against Iran's "empire"

MUNICH | Sunday, Feb 18 2018 IST

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel would act against Iran, not just its allies in the Middle East, if needed, reiterating that Tehran was the world's greatest threat. Holdin

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Iran's Zarif says Israel's "myth of invincibility" has crumbled

MUNICH | Sunday, Feb 18 2018 IST

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday the shooting down of an Israeli jet after bombing an Iranian site in Syria had shattered Israel's "so-called invincibility", reacting to a c

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Hamas blames Israel, US for escalating Gaza crisis

Gaza |Sunday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST

Hamas blamed on Sunday both the US and the Israeli administrations for Gaza's escalating humanitarian crisis.

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Israel pounds Gaza after blast injures soldiers

Jerusalem |Sunday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

The Israeli military on Sunday announced that it carried out strikes against 18 Hamas targets in Gaza in response to an explosive device that injured four soldiers along the fence between Israel and t

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Protest in Tel Aviv to demand Israeli PM's resignation

Tel Aviv |Friday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST

More than a thousand protesters on Friday demanded the resignation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in what was the first protest here since the release of a police report recommending tha

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Lebanon speaker rejects U.S. proposal on disputed waters with Israel

BEIRUT | Friday, Feb 16 2018 IST

Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri told a U.S. envoy on Friday that Lebanon rejects current proposals over the disputed marine borders with Israel, state media said. U.S. diplomats have been mediating be

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Israeli police recommend bribery charges against Netanyahu

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM | Wednesday, Feb 14 2018 IST

Israeli police on Tuesday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery, opening the way for what could be the biggest challenge yet to the right-wing leader's political survival

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Israeli tech firm undercuts facial recognition to bolster privacy

By Rinat Harash and Ari Rabinovitch TEL AVIV | Wednesday, Feb 14 2018 IST

Big brother is watching. But in the future he may no longer be so all-knowing. Riding the wave of a global push to comply with new privacy standards, a small Israeli company believes it can help you,

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Israeli markets firmer despite Netanyahu indictment call

JERUSALEM | Wednesday, Feb 14 2018 IST

Israeli markets rose on Wednesday, taking the potential implications of a police recommendation that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted for bribery in their stride. Netanyahu, whose coalit

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Israel's Netanyahu says government coalition remains stable

JERUSALEM | Wednesday, Feb 14 2018 IST

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that his coalition government remained stable and would continue to govern despite police recommendations that he be indicted for bribery.

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Damascus warns Israel of "more surprises" in Syria

DAMASCUS | Tuesday, Feb 13 2018 IST

The Syrian government said on Tuesday that Israel would face "more surprises" in future attacks on Syria's territory, after Syrian air defences shot down an Israeli F-16 jet. Syrian anti-aircraft fir

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