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Benjamin Netanyahu / Photo: Ronen Zvulun, Reuters Netanyahu: We are witnessing an attempted coup

The prime minister described the investigations that led to his indictment as contaminated and tendentious.

Avichai Mandelblit, Benjamin Netanyahu Netanyahu to be indicted

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has announced that he will indict Israel's prime minister on charges of bribery, fraud, and breach of trust.

Benny Gantz / Photo: Amir Meiri, Globes Benny Gantz announces he can't form a government

The initiative now formally lies with the Knesset, which has 21 days in which to propose a candidate to form a government backed by 61 members.

Missiles over Damascus IDF hits Iranian targets in Syria

The operation followed the firing of four rockets at the Golan Heights by Iranian forces based in Syria.

Benjamion Netanyahu and Benny Gantz Gantz and Netanyahu to meet

As the deadline for Benny Gantz to form a coalition draws near, Yisrael Beitenu leader Avigdor Liberman continues to push for a unity government.

Mike Pompeo / Photo: Yara Nardi, Reuters, Reuters US warns on travel to Jerusalem after settlements reversal

Following the statement by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that the administration does not consider Israeli settlement activity in the West Bank illegal, the US Embassy in Israel has called on US citizens to be vigilant.

Islamic Jihad  / Photo: Mohammed Salem Reuters , Reuters Islamic Jihad strives to keep military struggle alive

Palestine Islamic Jihad is determined to undermine efforts by Hamas to seek diplomatic understandings with Israel, explains Dr. Ronit Marzan.

Iron Dome photo: Shaul Golan Islamic Jihad declares ceasefire

Islamic Jihad announced a ceasefire from 5.30 am. Israel: Quiet will be met with quiet.

Rocket fire over Israel  / Photo: Reuters Islamic Jihad leader heads for Cairo ceasefire talks

Damascus-based Palestine Islamic Jihad leader Ziyad Al-Nakhaleh has accepted an invitation to meet with Egyptian intelligence officials, Walla! News reports.

Rocket fire over Israel  / Photo: Reuters Rocket fire continues as Tel Aviv schools reopen

Businesses and schools are reopening in Tel Aviv but the situation remains tense in southern Israel.

Grapes in Samaria EU court rules Judea & Samaria goods must be labeled

The European Court of Justice ruled today that products manufactured in Judea and Samaria, East Jerusalem, and the Golan Heights must be clearly marked.

Benjamion Netanyahu and Benny Gantz Security situation will hasten formation of unity gov't

Benny Gantz has given full backing to the assassination of Islamic Jihad commander Abu al-Ata and the resulting rocket attacks are helping to promote the formation of a unity government.

Funeral of Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza / Photo: Mohammed Salem, Reuters Hamas seen limiting response to Abu al-Ata killing

The Hamas leadership is presumably not grief-stricken at the demise of "the troublemaker of Gaza."

IDF attacks Gaza / Photo: REUTERS/Mohammed Salem Israel on high alert after IDF kills Islamic Jihad commander

Schools and non-essential businesses in the south and center of the country are closed. Ben Gurion Airport remains open.

Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked Photo: Rafi Kutz Netanyahu's cynical political move endangers security

Naftali Bennett's appointment as defense minister makes him a partner in the worst kind of political maneuver.

Avigdor Liberman Photo: ASAP Creative Shutterstock Liberman issues ultimatum to Gantz and Netanyahu

Yisrael Beitenu leader Avigdor Liberman says he will support Benjamin Netanyahu or Benny Gantz as prime minister if the other thwarts a unity government.

Arab students Higher budgets for Israel's Arab sector are an investment

Poverty is a main cause of violence among Arabs, while leaving Arab society's potential untapped retards Israel's economic growth.

Aviv Kochavi IDF's future vision mired in budgetary uncertainty

IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi's multi-year budget plan is being hampered by the political situation.

Netanyahu Gantz National unity gov't is Israeli Treasury's dream

A national unity government would be able to rein in the small parties' budget demands and enable the Ministry of Finance to push the measures it wants through the Knesset.

Stephen Harper Former Canadian PM promotes Israel investments

Stephen Harper is president of the Awz venture capital fund advisory committee. The fund specializes in investments in Israeli security and intelligence startups.

Missiles from Gaza All roads lead to Tehran as Israel hits back

Iran dreams of a multi-front rocket conflict in which Israel's home front suffers heavy losses.

Jewish Agency Diaspora philanthropy isn't what it used to be

Less of the money donated by North American Jews is reaching Jewish causes let alone Israel. "Globes" examines the reasons.

Boxcar donated by SNCF at Drancy  photo: Brett Kline A French Holocaust site that is home to immigrants

The annual ceremony at the former internment camp at Drancy was sparsely attended, but the place carries a unique message.

Reta Alemu Nega "Israel should do more business with Ethiopia"

Ethiopian Ambassador to Israel Reta Alemu Nega talks about his country's fast-growing economy, and Israel's advantages there.

Rabbi Rafi Peretz / Photo: Pool, Reuters Annexation without representation

Education Minister Rafi Peretz's plan for Israeli sovereignty on Judea and Samaria without voting rights for non-Jewish inhabitants is only an extension of what has been practiced here for 50 years.

Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen)  photo: Reuters  Palestinian leaders are a bone in Arab world's throat

Gulf states tell Palestinians: We favor a political solution, but hurry, because we have other interests, and we won't wait.

Donald Trump  photo: Carlos Barria, Reuters No deal of the century

The US economic plan for our region leaves out key issues and key players, lacks sources of finance, and has no takers.

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