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From TheJournal.ie Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government Israel

Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government

Netanyahu said he preferred to form a right-wing coalition but the results showed that would not be possible.

From TheJournal.ie 'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election Friends In Right Places

'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election

It’s the first time in Israeli history that two elections will be held in one year.

From TheJournal.ie Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government Israel

Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government

Parliament voted 74-45 in favour of dissolving itself and setting elections for 17 September.

From TheJournal.ie Eight dead in violence after Israeli security at Jerusalem holy site sparks anger Simmering Tensions

Eight dead in violence after Israeli security at Jerusalem holy site sparks anger

The site is in east Jerusalem, annexed by Israel after the 1967 Six-Day War.

From TheJournal.ie Police arrive at Netanyahu's home to question him in corruption investigation Israel

Police arrive at Netanyahu's home to question him in corruption investigation

Ahead of their arrival, the Israeli prime minister denied any wrongdoing and told his political opponents to put any “celebrations” on hold.

From TheJournal.ie Israelis have toppled a huge golden statue of Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv Golden Calf

Israelis have toppled a huge golden statue of Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv

Locals queued for selfies with the work, erected as a dig at some Israelis’ idolatry of ‘King Bibi’.

From TheJournal.ie Israel warns of 'arson terror' link to bushfires, as 60,000 flee northern city of Haifa Exodus

Israel warns of 'arson terror' link to bushfires, as 60,000 flee northern city of Haifa

Ministers have pointed a finger at the country’s Arab minority, sparking uproar.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli PM apologises for saying Arabs 'voting in droves' Post Election

Israeli PM apologises for saying Arabs 'voting in droves'

“The rule of the rightwing is in danger,” Netanyahu warned, in a last minute pre-election video to supporters.

From TheJournal.ie Israel approves law to become national homeland of the Jewish people Netanyahu

Israel approves law to become national homeland of the Jewish people

The new legislation also allows the state to strip Arabs of their residency and welfare rights if they or their relatives take part in unrest.

From TheJournal.ie Israel approves 296 West Bank settler homes West Bank

Israel approves 296 West Bank settler homes

The announcement comes just two days after Benjamin Netanyahu ordered a freeze on tenders for new settler homes in a bid to give a chance to US-led efforts to revive peace talks.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli PM visits China after Syria strikes Middle East

Israeli PM visits China after Syria strikes

Benjamin Netanyahu’s signalling of a return to “business as usual” may indicate that Israel does not expect an immediate retaliation for this weekend’s airstrikes.

From TheJournal.ie Big win for centrists in poll upset, but Netanyahu still likely to lead Israel Israel

Big win for centrists in poll upset, but Netanyahu still likely to lead Israel

The 120-seat Israeli parliament, the Knesset, is now evenly divided between right wing and centre-left parties but Netanyahu is expected to negotiate a coalition and third term as prime minister.

From TheJournal.ie Israel ready to 'significantly expand' Gaza operation Tensions

Israel ready to 'significantly expand' Gaza operation

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said this morning that Israel is “extracting a heavy price from Hamas and the terror organisations”.

From TheJournal.ie Israel and US differ on Iranian nuclear question Nuclear

Israel and US differ on Iranian nuclear question

Obama is pushing for more dialogue with Iran over its controversial nuclear programme, while Netanyahu has reiterated Israel’s right to defend itself – by pre-emtive strike if necessary.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you should know this morning, including: Central Bank warning, Taoiseach vows a “one-off” vote on fiscal compact, and a chicken nugget that fetched $8,100 on eBay.

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Netanyahu to discuss Iran at talks today USA

Obama and Netanyahu to discuss Iran at talks today

Yesterday, Obama warned that “loose talk of war” only plays into Iran’s hands. The leaders will hold a private meeting at the White House today.

From TheJournal.ie Hamas makes rare appeal to Israel to halt fighting Gaza

Hamas makes rare appeal to Israel to halt fighting

A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas is being discussed after days of violent fighting, following a rare appeal by Hamas to halt cross-border fighting.