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Netanyahu slams planned Paris Middle East conference as 'rigged'

A Middle East peace conference planned in Paris at the weekend is "rigged" slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday, calling it the "last gasp of the past before the future...

Israeli army warns soldiers over Hamas Facebook hack

The Israeli army warned its soldiers on Wednesday that its Islamist arch-enemy Hamas was using fake Facebook profiles to gain access to their mobile phone data.

Deadly truck ramming "a new type of attack," says Israel's Netanyahu

A deadly truck ramming in East Jerusalem at the weekend was "a new type of attack," said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday, adding that Israel was taking steps to prepare for...

Netanyahu likens deadly Jerusalem truck-ramming to attacks in Europe

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday connected a deadly truck ramming in East Jerusalem that left four soldiers dead with similar attacks last year in Europe.

Report: Recorded talks back allegations against Israel's Netanyahu

Israeli police are in possession of a recording of a conversation between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and a businessman discussing "mutual benefits," the Haaretz newspaper reported...

Israel cuts UN payments to protest settlements condemnation

Israel will withhold about 6 million dollars in UN dues to protest the international body's recent condemnation of Israel for building settlements in occupied Palestinian territories, its UN ...

Study: Suicide bombings kill more in 2016 than ever before

Last year was the deadliest recorded for suicide bombings, with around 5,650 people killed worldwide, according to a study by the Israeli Institute for National Security Studies on Friday.

Two arrested for online incitement after Israeli soldier found guilty

Israeli police have arrested two people for allegedly writing inciting Facebook posts against the judges in a soldier's high-profile manslaughter trial, a police spokesman said on Thursday.

Netanyahu calls for pardon in high-profile manslaughter case

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday night called for the pardoning of an Israeli soldier found guilty of manslaughter for the killing of a wounded Palestinian assailant.

"Facebook bill" passes first reading in Israeli parliament

A bill allowing Israeli courts to force social media companies to remove content defined as incitement passed its first reading in parliament on Tuesday morning.

Israeli police question Netanyahu amid accusations of corruption

Police questioned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for three hours Monday on accusations that he accepted valuable gifts from two businessmen, police officials confirmed.

Reports: Netanyahu dismisses fresh accusations of corruption

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected fresh accusations on Sunday that he accepted bribes from two businessmen, local media reported.

Britain PM May slams Kerry's Middle East speech

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday criticized US Secretary of State John Kerry's speech on peace in the Middle East as an attack on the Israeli government.

Israeli minister: Palestinian state will be off the table under Trump

The Palestinian state will no longer be a topic when US president-elect Donald Trump takes office next month, a top right-wing Israeli minister told the Ynet news portal on Thursday.

Israeli minister lashes out at Kerry ahead of peace speech

A high-ranking Israeli minister on Wednesday lashed out at US Secretary of State John Kerry's planned speech on the Middle East peace process, calling it "pathetic."