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Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank settlements if re-elected

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he will begin annexing part of the Israeli-occupied West Bank if he is re-elected to a fourth straight term. Such a move would be a sharp departure from long-standing Israeli government policy.

Experts warn of cyber threats ahead of Israel’s election

As Israel prepares to hold a national election next week, experts say it is vulnerable to the kind of foreign hacks and cyber campaigns that have disrupted the political process in other countries.

US abruptly endorses Israel’s Golan sovereignty in big shift

President Donald Trump abruptly declared Thursday the U.S. will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a major shift in American policy that gives Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a political boost a month before what is expected to be a close election.

Israel strikes Gaza targets following Tel Aviv rocket attack

Israeli warplanes attacked militant targets in the southern Gaza Strip early Friday in response to a rare rocket attack on the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, as the sides appeared to be hurtling toward a new round of violence.

Challenger calls on Israeli PM to step down

Benjamin Netanyahu's chief challenger in upcoming elections is calling on the Israeli prime minister to resign to fight corruption allegations.

Israeli leader hopes to rally Arabs against Iran

Israel's prime minister says he plans on working with Arab countries at a U.S.-backed Mideast conference in Warsaw to focus on the "common interest of war with Iran."

Israeli parliament passes contentious Jewish nation bill

Israel’s parliament approved a controversial piece of legislation on Thursday that defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people but which critics warn sidelines minorities.

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