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World NowIsrael’s much-touted grand coalition broke apart Tuesday as the centrist Kadima Party said it would quit less than three months after it surprised the nation by joining Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing government....
World NowIsraeli immigration authorities on Monday arrested dozens of people in a crackdown on African migrants mainly targeting asylum seekers from South Sudan....
World NowPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirmed Sunday he is moving to dismantle what has been considered one of the more stable coalition governments in Israel’s history and calling for early elections in September....
World NowIn a surprise turnabout, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to cancel the early election he had called just 24 hours before and instead form a unity government with opposition party Kadima, Israeli officials said Tuesday....
World NowThe surprise unity government announced by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has many observers predicting that the reformed coalition will embark on a more moderate path....
World NowThe Arab League is pressing ahead with a heavily criticized observer mission in Syria, saying it will increase the number of monitors and calling on all sides to halt months of bloodshed. The head of the observers briefed an Arab League ministerial...
World NowYair Lapid, a popular Israeli news anchor and television personality, is quitting journalism and heading for politics, local media reported Sunday....
World NowIsrael, ultra-Orthodox, military service, Netanyahu: Israel’s Supreme Court has dropped a political hot potato on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plate by overturning a law that had effectively exempted tens of thousands of ultra-...
Babylon & BeyondSince reopening with much fanfare last week, peace talks between Israel and Palestinians continue to generate the typical mood swings. Parades are promptly rained on, windows of opportunity pronounced open one minute are declared closing the next. The...
Babylon & BeyondWell, it's not every day that an ultra-Orthodox Jew gets a personal letter from a Playboy cover girl, but in this case there's a perfectly good explanation. Pamela Anderson, expected to descend on Israel in full glory next week for......
Babylon & BeyondThe massive aerial offensive is over. The efforts of dozens of assorted aircraft that flew hundreds of sorties in three days were crowned by two round trips of the gigantic Evergreen supertanker that finished off the job, the peak of......
Babylon & BeyondIsrael is abuzz with talk that photographer Spencer Tunick is coming with plans of staging Israelis for his trademark mass-nude landscapes. He hasn't arrived yet, but word of him has already reached Israel's parliament, which discussed the matter...
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