A former intelligence chief believes that the country’s Jewish underground has been growing by worrying proportions, and predicts Israel’s future as “bad or very bad."
US President has invited Israeli PM Netanyahu and his election rival Gantz to Washington next week to discuss the White House Middle East peace plan, Vice President Pence said. Trump said he plans to release Mideast peace plan by next Tuesday.
The embattled hardline prime minister is sinking into further trouble as a new challenger from his Likud Party emerges to oppose him.
The country's longest-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making desperate attempts to discourage the country’s Arab-origin citizens from voting in the September 17 poll rerun.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has hit a political deadlock with his rival Avigdor Lieberman, who is unwilling to lend him support until his demand of having ultra-Orthodox Jews perform military service is met.
Israeli parliament passed a preliminary motion on Monday and If the bill receives final passage in a vote scheduled on Wednesday, Israel would be forced to hold new elections — sending the political system into disarray.
Often portrayed as an advocate for peace and the two-state solution, the former Israeli opposition leader Livni is accused of war crimes against Palestinians.
Egypt and Israel inked a deal on 17 September 1978 - first between an Arab nation and the Jewish state - to find ways to bring peace to the Middle East. Four decades later, peace remains a distant dream in the region.
The move of the embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city cleared a final bureaucratic hurdle this week when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed off on the security plan.
The Israeli parliament raised the number of votes that would be required in the Knesset to hand over part of the city to "a foreign party." The move comes less than a month after US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Voting to advance the legislation that critics say targets convicted Palestinians will take place on Wednesday.
Protest prompted by a draft law expected to be ratified by Israeli parliament next week, which would bar police from publishing its findings in two investigations of Netanyahu.
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