Israeli police  take up position in the village of Halhoul in the West Bank following  clashes with Palestinians protesting  against the  US economic conference. Photograph:  Abed Al Hashlamoun/EPA

The Trump administration’s Middle East workshop opening on Tuesday in Bahrain will be attended by representatives from Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, the Uni(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu speaks during an inauguration ceremony for a new community named after US president Donald Trump, in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Photograph: Ammar Awad/Reuters

Inaugurating the new settlement of Ramat Trump (Trump Heights) on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Sunday, Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netany(...)

Palestinian men check the site of an Israeli air strike in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on Friday. Photograph: Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images

Dozens of incendiary balloons were released from Gaza on Friday towards Israel, causing at least seven fires on the Israeli side of the border. Howeve(...)

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu attending a  cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on June 2nd. Photograph:  Reuters/Ronen Zvulun

For a second day in a row Israel has reportedly hit targets deep inside Syria. Syrian officials said Israel attacked the T4 airfield east of Homs in t(...)

Having failed to form a coalition government before the deadline of midnight on Wednesday, Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu moved to dissolve parliament and trigger new elections. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Less than two months after Israelis went to the polls, the country is back in election mode. Having failed to form a coalition government before the d(...)

 Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets US president Donald Trump’s senior adviser Jared Kushner  at the prime minister’s residence in Jerusalem. Photograph: Stern Matty/Handout/EPA

The long-awaited US peace plan for the Middle East, which was expected to be unveiled next month, is facing another significant delay after Israel cal(...)

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has to tackle another election with his image severely tarnished. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

In the early hours of April 10th, when Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu addressed the Likud faithful following (yet another) impressive elect(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu was left without a majority coalition failed to reach a compromise on the question of drafting the ultra-Orthodox into the army. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Israel will hold a new election on September 17th after prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu failed to meet the Wednesday midnight deadline to form a gov(...)

Avigdor Lieberman, head of far-right Yisrael Beitenu party,  and Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: they have a history of bad blood. Photograph: Ammar Awad

Barring a last-minute compromise ahead of a midnight Wednesday deadline, Israel will be holding new elections in September, as prime minister Binyamin(...)

 Benjamin Netanyahu: “A lot can be done in 48 hours. The voters’ wishes can be respected, a strong right-wing government can be formed.” Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Israel moved closer to a new election on Monday as prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s efforts to form a government after last month’s national poll r(...)

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