Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s long-awaited pre-indictment hearing has started. Mr Netanyahu’s lawyers arrived on Wednesday at the justi(...)

Likud prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: said the election result made clear that Israel had no choice but to accept a unity government.  Photograph: Atef Safadi/EPA

The frontrunner in the Israeli elections, Benny Gantz, has rejected a request from prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu to consider joining a coalition t(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara casts their votes at a voting station in Jerusalem. Photograph: Heidi Levine/ AFP/Getty Images

It looks unlikely that Binyamin Netanyahu has won a fifth term as Israel’s prime minister, with TV exit polls following Tuesday’s election showing his(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu delivers a statement to the media on the Iranian nuclear issue at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem on Monday. Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty

Iran on Monday rejected a claim by Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu that Tehran had been developing nuclear weapons at a secret site and said(...)

View of a burnt area after a fire in the Amazon rainforest near Novo Progresso, Para state, Brazil, on August 25th, 2019. Photograph: Joao Laet/AFP/Getty Images

Leaders of the G7 nations have said they are preparing to help Brazil battle fires burning across the Amazon region and repair the damage as thousands(...)

US congresswoman Ilhan Abdullahi Omar: denied entry to Israel. File photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Israel barred two Democratic congresswomen from visiting the country in a move that has prompted widespread criticism from Democrats and Jewish groups(...)

A session of parliament proceeds in Tehran, Iran, on Tuesday. Photograph: Nazanin Tabatabaee/West Asia News Agency/Reuters

US national security adviser John Bolton denounced Iran as a source of “belligerence and aggression in the Middle East” as he urged the country to ent(...)

US national security adviser John Bolton. Photograph: Abayov/Pool via Reuters

The United States will unveil new sanctions on Iran as early as Monday, US national security adviser John Bolton has said, warning that Iran should no(...)

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani shakes hands with Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe during a welcome ceremony in Tehran on Wednesday. Photograph: Handout via Reuters

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe began a two-day visit to Iran on Wednesday as part of international efforts to reduce tensions between Tehran and W(...)

John Bolton, the US national security adviser, looking on from the background as President Donald Trump meets with Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg at the White House. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Only one person can save us from the dangerous belligerent in the White House. And that person is Donald Trump. How screwed up is that? Will the pre(...)

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