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UPDATE 3-Israel's Gantz angers supporters with move towards unity government

27 Mar 2020

TEL AVIV, March 27 Israel appeared headed for a unity government on Friday after opposition leader Benny Gantz moved towards an agreement with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, disappointing voters who had hoped to bring down the right-wing premier.

Gantz supporters angry as he moves towards deal with Netanyahu on Israeli leadership

27 Mar 2020

TEL AVIV, March 27 Israel appeared headed for a unity government on Friday after opposition leader Benny Gantz moved towards an agreement with Prime Minister Benjmain Netanyahu, disappointing voters who had hoped to bring down the right-wing premier.

Palestinian workers find temporary Israeli abodes in coronavirus crisis

23 Mar 2020

TEL AVIV Israel's building industry has found temporary housing for many of its nearly 70,000 Palestinian labourers, staving off a construction shutdown after the coronavirus crisis prompted the closure of the border with the occupied West Bank.

Palestinians defy leaders' health crisis ban on work in settlements

19 Mar 2020

RAMAT GIVAT ZEEV, West Bank Palestinians on Thursday defied their government's call to cease work in Israeli settlements over coronavirus concerns, saying bringing money home to their families came first.

Under coronavirus lockdown, Armageddon is like the end of the world

17 Mar 2020

ARMAGEDDON, Israel Not a soul could be seen on Armageddon, where a near-complete coronavirus lockdown is keeping Christian pilgrims away from the Biblical site in northern Israel, half an hour's drive from Nazareth.

Israel's Arab parties set for largest-ever showing in parliament

03 Mar 2020

JERUSALEM/TAIBE, Israel Israel's Arab parties looked poised on Tuesday for their largest-ever representation in parliament, propelled by what analysts say is anger towards Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his U.S. allies.

Angered by Trump's plan, Israel's Arabs look to oust Netanyahu

01 Mar 2020

NAZARETH, Israel On the eve of Israel's third election in a year, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been urging supporters to mount a final push to win the one or two more seats he says he needs to form a government. | Video

Coronavirus fears lead Holy Land Catholic churches to give communion by hand only

28 Feb 2020

JERUSALEM Roman Catholic authorities in Jerusalem have instructed their priests to give communion by hand only, rather than placing the wafers on worshippers' tongues, and to empty holy water fonts - as precautions against the spread of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus fears lead Holy Land Catholic churches to give communion by hand only

28 Feb 2020

JERUSALEM Roman Catholic authorities in Jerusalem have instructed their priests to give communion by hand only, rather than placing the wafers on worshippers' tongues, and to empty holy water fonts - as precautions against the spread of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus fears lead Holy Land Catholic churches to give communion by hand only

28 Feb 2020

JERUSALEM, Feb 28 Roman Catholic authorities in Jerusalem have instructed their priests to give communion by hand only, rather than placing the wafers on worshippers' tongues, and to empty holy water fonts - as precautions against the spread of the coronavirus.

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