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Israel’s Netanyahu arrives at court for start of corruption trial

Netanyahu to face court in ‘unprecedented’ corruption trial Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Israel’s veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set Sunday to become the country’s first sitting premier to face criminal charges over a string of corruption allegations which he denies. Fresh from forming a new government after more …

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Israel readies for third election in less than a year

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Israel is bracing for an unprecedented third election in under a year, with voters eyeing an end to the deadlock but polls indicating another tight race despite criminal charges against the prime minister. Two previous votes in April and September last year failed to produce …

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Trump’s Middle East plan

It has nothing to do with peace | FRED KAPLAN | President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled their Middle East peace plan on Jan.28. While it’s more substantive than many expected, it doesn’t amount to a peace plan at all. First, the fact that the Palestinians played …

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EMBASSY: Netanyahu expected to visit Uganda next week

Jerusalem, Israel | THE INDEPENDENT | Hebrew website Ynet reported on Wednesday that Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to travel to Uganda on Monday, after he concludes his visit to Russia. The Jerusalem Post said sources indicate that Netanyahu’s second official visit to Uganda will coincide with the East African …

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Netanyahu hurries home after Hezbollah calls for revenge

  Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP |  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cut short a visit to Greece and flew home Friday as Lebanon’s Hezbollah demanded revenge for the killing of a top Iranian commander in a US strike. A source in Netanyahu’s office said that the premier was returning from …

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Netanyahu wins ruling party leadership vote

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared a “huge” victory Friday, after winning a leadership primary that ensures he will lead his right-wing Likud party into a March general election. Israel’s longest-serving premier, who faces a corruption indictment and a third general election in 12 …

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