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Israel’s Attorney-General tells Netanyahu to fire convicted key ally

Jerusalem, Israel | Xinhua | Israel’s Attorney-General Gali Baharav-Miara has requested Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to fire his key ally Aryeh Deri after the Supreme Court disqualified Deri from serving as a cabinet minister for his criminal conviction. The Israeli top court ruled on Wednesday that Aryeh Deri, the influential leader …

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PM-designate Netanyahu vows not to allow anti-LGBT laws in Israel

Jerusalem, Israel | Xinhua | Israel’s Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu pledged on Sunday that his coalition government will not pass bills allowing discrimination against LGBTs and denying them access to services. His remarks came in response to statements by two of his extreme-right partners, in which they vowed to pass laws allowing …

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Court rules Israel’s former PM Olmert defamed Netanyahu

Jerusalem, Israel | Xinhua | Israel’s former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has defamed Benjamin Netanyahu and his family and will pay compensation, a court ruled on Monday. Netanyahu, the country’s longest-serving prime minister, together with his wife Sara and their eldest son Yair, filed a libel suit in June after …

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Israeli ex-PM Netanyahu takes lead in election — exit polls

Jerusalem, Israel | Xinhua | Exit polls from Israel’s parliamentary elections suggested Tuesday that former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bloc has a good chance of making a comeback after the country’s fifth elections since 2019. Exit polls of three main Israeli TV channels indicated that the long-time leader and his alliance …

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Key witness in Netanyahu’s corruption trial begins testifying in court

Jerusalem, Israel | Xinhua | A key prosecution witness in former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial began testifying on Monday. Nir Hefetz, a former media adviser to Netanyahu, delivered his testimony at the Jerusalem District Court. Hefetz described Netanyahu as a “control freak” obsessed with his public image in …

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Ousted Netanyahu vows to topple Israeli new gov’t

Jerusalem, Israel | Xinhua | Israel’s former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Monday to topple the new government, a day after the country’s longest-serving ex-leader was ousted by an eight-party diverse coalition government. Netanyahu made the remark during a meeting of the opposition parties, which he convened for the first …

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