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February 13, 2018 6:31 PM Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu should face bribery charges

Israel's Prime Minister says he will continue to lead the country "responsibly", dismissing the allegations as "baseless". Mr Netahyahu, who has been questioned several times since the start of 2017, is a suspect in two separate cases. In one of them, he is alleged to have received $100,000 in gifts from Hollywood mogul Arnon Milchan and other wealthy 7

February 13, 2018 2:48 PM Tunisian legislator rips Israeli flag to protest formal ties

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) - A Tunisian legislator has ripped up an Israeli flag during a parliament session to push his demands for a law criminalizing relations with Israel. A left-wing opposition coalition proposed a bill making it a crime to "normalize" relations with Israel, but the debate has been indefinitely delayed because parliament officials did not see at as a priority 3

February 10, 2018 9:24 AM Israel says Iran, Syria 'playing with fire' but does not want escalation

Israel's military said Saturday Iran and Syria were "playing with fire" but that it was not seeking an escalation after a confrontation resulted in large-scale Israeli air strikes inside Syria. Israeli military spokesman Jonathan Conricus made the comments after Saturday's confrontation, the most serious between arch foes Israel and Iran since the start 9

February 10, 2018 9:08 AM The Latest: Lebanon protests Israel's use of its airspace

Lebanon is protesting Israel's use of its airspace to target Syria, saying it will complain to the U.N. Security Council. In a statement Saturday, Lebanon's Foreign Ministry also said it supports Syria's "legitimate" right to respond to Israel's "aggression." The statement said such "aggressive policy" threatens stability in the region. Israel said an Iranian 14

February 10, 2018 8:58 AM Israel launches `large-scale attack´ on Syria after drone incident

The Israeli military has shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country before launching “large-scale attack” on at least a dozen Iranian targets in Syria. Israel called the drone incident a “severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty”. The military said its planes faced massive anti-aircraft fire from Syria that forced two pilots 8

February 10, 2018 8:37 AM 'They are LIARS' Middle East tensions erupt as Israeli fighter jet attacked by Iran

AN Israeli fighter jet has crashed after being attacked from the Syrian air defences during attacks against “Iranian targets” as Iran labels the Israelis "liars". The deputy head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards Corps declined to comment on reports that Israel had intercepted an Iranian drone launched from Syria on Saturday, the semi-official Tasnim 24

February 10, 2018 6:14 AM Israel jet crashes after 'Iranian targets' attacked in Syria

An Israeli F16 fighter jet crashed in Israel Saturday as the air force was carrying out attacks against "Iranian targets" in Syria after intercepting a drone, a spokesman said. "IDF (Israel Defence Force) has targeted the Iranian control systems in Syria that sent the UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) into Israeli airspace. Massive Syrian anti-air fire, one F16 crashed 5

February 5, 2018 2:38 PM Palestinian kills Israeli near West Bank settlement: police

A Palestinian stabbed and killed an Israeli man near a major West Bank settlement on Monday before fleeing the scene, Israeli authorities said. "Israeli man murdered in stabbing attack in Ariel," police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said in a statement, referring to the settlement in the occupied West Bank. Palestinian state media said Monday evening Israeli 7

January 29, 2018 9:08 AM Netanyahu says Iran wants Lebanon to be 'giant missile site'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran of wanting "to turn Lebanon into one giant missile site" and warned of the consequences as he left Monday for talks in Moscow. Netanyahu has held a series of discussions with President Vladimir Putin in recent months on Iran's influence in war-torn Syria and in Lebanon. The premier has sought to persuade 4

January 27, 2018 11:01 PM Israel criticises Poland over proposed Holocaust law

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has criticised a proposed bill that would make it illegal to describe Nazi death camps as Polish. "I strongly oppose it. One cannot change history and the Holocaust cannot be denied," he said in a statement. Under the bill, which is an amendment to an existing Polish law, anyone who suggests Poland was responsible 15