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Expected Iranian nuclear deal worse than Israel feared - Netanyahu

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JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned on Sunday the framework Iranian nuclear agreement being sought by international negotiators, saying it was even worse than his country had feared.

Israeli settlements may have already killed two-state bid - U.N.

UNITED NATIONS - Israeli settlements on occupied land wanted by the Palestinians may have already killed a possible two-state solution, said the United Nations Middle East envoy on Thursday as he suggested the U.N. Security Council should take action on the peace process.

World, 27 Mar 2015

Cutting losses on Iran nuclear deal, Israel eyes small print

JERUSALEM/PARIS - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has begun to signal that Israel could resign itself to an Iranian nuclear deal that would leave its enemy with some uranium enrichment capability, a compromise he has long opposed.

World, 26 Mar 2015

Netanyahu gets go-ahead to form Israel's next government

JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, grappling with fierce White House disapproval, won consent from Israel's president on Wednesday to try to form a new coalition government.

World, Top News, 26 Mar 2015

Palestinian teen dies of injuries in Israeli clash - hospital

RAMALLAH, West Bank - A Palestinian teenager died on Wednesday of a gunshot wound sustained a week ago during a confrontation with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank, hospital officials said.

World, 25 Mar 2015

Israel's Steinitz says world powers, Iran likely to agree bad nuclear deal

PARIS - Israel said on Monday it was probable that world powers and Iran would agree a "bad deal" on Tehran's nuclear programme and it would do all it could to toughen any accord before talks resume this week.

World, 24 Mar 2015

Netanyahu tells Israel's Arabs he "regrets" election-day rallying call

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he regretted offending Israel's Arabs during a rallying call on election day last week that his critics had denounced as racist.

World, 24 Mar 2015

South Syrian rebels say Assad foes are supplying more arms

BEIRUT - Mainstream rebels in southern Syria say foreign states have stepped up weapons supplies to them since Damascus launched an offensive early last month to regain the frontier zone near Jordan and Israel.

World, Syria, 24 Mar 2015

Israelis fret about risk of isolation but concern may be overdone

JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election last week has prompted alarmed chatter in the cafes of Tel Aviv and on talk shows about the risk of Israel losing the support of its closest allies and being left isolated in the world.

World, 23 Mar 2015

McCain to Obama: get over your temper tantrum

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator John McCain accused President Barack Obama of throwing a "temper tantrum" over comments by Israeli Benjamin Netanyahu, adding to the conflict between the White House and the Republican-dominated Congress over Israel.

World, 22 Mar 2015