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Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara onstage at the Likud party headquarters in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Tuesday. Photograph: Amnon Gutman/Bloomberg

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu emerged as the big winner from Monday’s general election, but it may be a couple of days before he knows if (...)

Palestinian protestors in Rafah burn images of US president Donald Trump, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and an Israeli  flag during a demonstration against a US-led peace plan. Photograph:  Said Khatib/AFP via Getty

The Israeli government is pushing ahead with plans to annex the Jordan Valley and all the Jewish settlements in the West Bank. The move follows Tuesd(...)

US president Donald Trump at a press conference with Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu in the White House on Tuesday. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Blooomberg

Donald Trump unveiled his long-delayed Middle East peace plan on Tuesday, saying it would lay the foundations for “a realistic two-state solution” to (...)

US president Donald Trump and Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: deal appears timed to allow Mr Netanyahu steal back an  election agenda dominated by charges of bribery. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun

Israeli defence minister Naftali Bennett is pushing the government to vote next week to annex the Jordan Valley area of the occupied West Bank, as the(...)

On September 13th, 1993, US president Bill Clinton stands between PLO leader Yasser Arafat and Israeli prime minister Yitzahk Rabin as they shake hands. Photograph: J David Ake/AFP/Getty Images

Twenty-five years ago on Thursday, a portly Palestinian boy scout raised the Palestinian red, white, black and green flag from the balcony of Orient H(...)

‘Now, evidently, there is to be no discussion . . . Binyamin  Netanyahu will again form a coalition with the pro-settler party of Naftali Bennett, who coarsely calls the Palestinians “shrapnel in the butt”.’  Photograph: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images

Hello again to Binyamin Netanyahu as prime minister of Israel. He came clean on the eve of the polls, opposing the existence of the state of Palestine(...)

 A handout image made available by the Israeli government press office showing Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu  speaking to  British prime minister David Cameron at his office in Jerusalem today. Photograph: Kobi Gideon/EPA

British prime minister David Cameron has urged Israel to pursue a peace deal with Palestinians that could mean “an end of all conflict” in th(...)

Hotels on the shore of the Dead Sea, with  a tentacle of hardened salt reaching out towards them in the water. Photograph: Getty

In a rare instance of Middle East co-operation, Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority (PA) have signed an agreement for laying a pipeline from (...)

Israeli soldiers evicted several hundred Bedouins from a village in the occupied West Bank today after the army declared the area a live-fire t(...)