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In Israel, members of Arab minority embrace Palestinian identity

10 May 2019

KHUBBAYZA, Israel Loudspeakers blared nationalist Arabic music across hillsides in northern Israel on Thursday as children ran across a field waving Palestinian flags. | Video

Israel counters Eurovision boycott campaign with Google ads

10 May 2019

JERUSALEM Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, using Google ads which refer to the boycott but lead to a glossy website extolling Israel. | Video

In Tel Aviv, Eurovision songfest braces for pro-Palestinian boycott protests

03 May 2019

TEL AVIV As 'Eurovision Song Contest 2019' banners go up across Tel Aviv, behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international pro-Palestinian boycott movement.

Netanyahu falls behind in Israel polls but still holds path to stay in power

06 Apr 2019

JERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fallen behind his main challenger in opinion polls ahead of next week's Israeli election but still has an easier path to form a government that would keep him in power for a record fifth term. | Video

Israeli PM Netanyahu says he will sue political rivals for libel

23 Mar 2019

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he would sue two of his main political rivals for libel, claiming that they labelled him a traitor over a graft scandal involving a German submarine deal.

Druze on Golan Heights reject Trump backing for Israeli sovereignty

22 Mar 2019

MAJDAL SHAMS, Golan Heights Druze Arabs and Israeli settlers on opposite sides of the dispute over U.S. President Donald Trump's support for Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights agree on one thing - it won't change matters on the ground.

Druze on Golan Heights reject Trump backing for Israeli sovereignty

22 Mar 2019

MAJDAL SHAMS, Golan Heights Druze Arabs and Israeli settlers on opposite sides of the dispute over U.S. President Donald Trump's support for Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights agree on one thing - it won't change matters on the ground.

Graft accusation piles pressure on Israel's Netanyahu as election looms

02 Mar 2019

JERUSALEM Protesters waved black flags outside Benjamin Netanyahu's residence on Friday, sensing vulnerability in the Israeli prime minister weeks before an election where he will face looming corruption charges as well as a surging new rival. | Video

Two tales of a city: Jerusalem tour guided by a Palestinian and an Israeli

13 Feb 2019

JERUSALEM On a Jerusalem plaza looking up at the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock, a crowd gathers in front of two guides, listening attentively, a common sight in a city packed with pilgrims and tourists visiting its religious landmarks. | Video

Palestinians warm to Netanyahu rival, citing signs of compromise

06 Feb 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank/JERUSALEM Palestinians warmed on Wednesday to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's toughest election rival, a former top general who said Israel should not maintain its dominion over them.

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