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Israel Announces Partnership With U.A.E., Which Throws Cold Water On It

Israel Announces Partnership With U.A.E., Which Throws Cold Water On It

Israel Announces Partnership With U.A.E., Which Throws Cold Water On It Israel Announces Partnership With U.A.E., Which Throws Cold Water On It TEL AVIV, Israel — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel announced a new partnership with the United Arab Emirates on Thursday to cooperate in the fight against the coronavirus, portraying it as the latest advance in the Jewish …

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Israel Court Rejects Law Legalizing Thousands of Settlement Homes

Israel Court Rejects Law Legalizing Thousands of Settlement Homes

Israel Court Rejects Law Legalizing Thousands of Settlement Homes Israel Court Rejects Law Legalizing Thousands of Settlement Homes JERUSALEM — Israel’s Supreme Court on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a 2017 law that would have allowed for the retroactive legalization of thousands of Jewish homes built on occupied West Bank land privately owned by Palestinians, a law so provocative that few believed …

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The Palestinian Plan to Stop Annexation: Remind Israel What Occupation Means

The Palestinian Plan to Stop Annexation: Remind Israel What Occupation Means

The Palestinian Plan to Stop Annexation: Remind Israel What Occupation Means The Palestinian Plan to Stop Annexation: Remind Israel What Occupation Means RAMALLAH, West Bank — Tens of thousands of Palestinian clerks and police officers face pay cuts. Vital funding to the impoverished Gaza Strip may be slashed. And Israelis or Arab residents of Jerusalem who are arrested on the …

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Minneapolis, Tiananmen Vigil, Israel: Your Tuesday Briefing

Minneapolis, Tiananmen Vigil, Israel: Your Tuesday Briefing

Minneapolis, Tiananmen Vigil, Israel: Your Tuesday Briefing Minneapolis, Tiananmen Vigil, Israel: Your Tuesday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering growing global unrest about police brutality, the cancellation of a vigil for victims of the Tiananmen Square crackdown and life among Bangkok’s street vendors. Demonstrators took to the streets of Berlin, London …

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Netanyahu Corruption Trial Begins, Taking Israel Into Uncharted Territory

Netanyahu Corruption Trial Begins, Taking Israel Into Uncharted Territory

Netanyahu Corruption Trial Begins, Taking Israel Into Uncharted Territory Netanyahu Corruption Trial Begins, Taking Israel Into Uncharted Territory JERUSALEM — Three electoral challenges by a popular former army chief could not unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. A clear majority of Israeli lawmakers could not set aside their differences long enough to oust him. On Sunday afternoon, hours after presiding over …

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Israel Hack of Iran Port Is Latest Salvo in Exchange of Cyberattacks

Israel Hack of Iran Port Is Latest Salvo in Exchange of Cyberattacks

Israel Hack of Iran Port Is Latest Salvo in Exchange of Cyberattacks Israel Hack of Iran Port Is Latest Salvo in Exchange of Cyberattacks TEL AVIV — Israel was behind a cyberattack on May 9 that disrupted operations at a major port in Iran, according to high-ranking intelligence officials and experts in the Middle East who are kept informed of …

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Ending Crisis, Israel Swears in Netanyahu-Led Government to Rescue Economy

Ending Crisis, Israel Swears in Netanyahu-Led Government to Rescue Economy

Ending Crisis, Israel Swears in Netanyahu-Led Government to Rescue Economy Ending Crisis, Israel Swears in Netanyahu-Led Government to Rescue Economy JERUSALEM — Ending a 510-day political crisis that three elections had failed to resolve, Israel on Sunday swore in a new government charged with responding to the coronavirus pandemic, extending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s record-setting tenure just a week before …

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Chinese Ambassador Is Found Dead at Home in Israel

Chinese Ambassador Is Found Dead at Home in Israel

Chinese Ambassador Is Found Dead at Home in Israel Chinese Ambassador Is Found Dead at Home in Israel JERUSALEM — China’s ambassador to Israel, who took up his post in February, was found dead at his home on Sunday morning in a coastal suburb north of Tel Aviv, officials said. The ambassador, Du Wei, was found in his bed in …

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Pompeo in Israel for Meetings on Annexation, Virus, Iran and China

Pompeo in Israel for Meetings on Annexation, Virus, Iran and China

Pompeo in Israel for Meetings on Annexation, Virus, Iran and China Pompeo in Israel for Meetings on Annexation, Virus, Iran and China JERUSALEM — With Israel preparing to annex territory in the occupied West Bank and a flurry of clashes claiming the lives of an Israeli soldier and a Palestinian teenager, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Jerusalem on Wednesday …

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In Israel, Modern Medicine Grapples With Ghosts of the Third Reich

In Israel, Modern Medicine Grapples With Ghosts of the Third Reich

In Israel, Modern Medicine Grapples With Ghosts of the Third Reich In Israel, Modern Medicine Grapples With Ghosts of the Third Reich JERUSALEM — The explosion flung him skyward, legs first, before he crashed to the ground. It was June 2002, at the height of the second Palestinian intifada. Dvir Musai, then a 13-year-old Israeli schoolboy from a religious Jewish …

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