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Leader of the Israel Beyteinu political party Avigdor Liberman leads a press conference in the Israeli parliament on May 18, 2016. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

US will work with Lieberman

The United States said it would work with the successor to Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon, following his resignation. “We appreciate Mr. Yaalon’s leadership and partnership as defense minister and

From left: Jillian Segal, Lucy Turnbull, Dave Sharma and Rachel Lord.

PM’s wife tours Israel

JERUSALEM – The Prime Minister’s wife headed a group of top businesswomen on a mission to Israel this week, leading them on a hectic itinerary of high-tech innovators, universities and local politicians.

Moshe Ya'alon (right) shakes hands with Avigdor Lieberman at the Knesset in Jerusalem. Photo: JPost/Reuters.

Lieberman accepts Netanyahu’s offer of defence minister

In a meeting that lasted less than an hour on Wednesday afternoon (May 18), Avigdor Lieberman accepted Prime Minister Netanyahu’s offer of the defence and immigration and absorption portfolios.

Israeli demographer Sergio Della-Pergola.

Majority of world’s Jews in Israel by 2030?

More than two-fifths of the world’s Jews live in Israel, according to statistics released for Yom Ha’atzmaut.

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

Israel welcomes El-Sisi peace push

Egypt’s President has enthused about his country’s 1979 peace deal and said that it can serve as precedent for an Israeli-Palestinian deal.

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No anti-Semitism crisis, insists Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn, who heads the United Kingdom’s Labour Party, has denied that his party has an anti-Semitism problem amid a rash of controversial statements by party members. “There is not […]

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Livingstone suspended over anti-Semitism row

Former mayor of London Ken Livingstone has been suspended by the Labour Party for “bringing the party into disrepute” in the wake of the anti-Semitism row, officials said on Thursday. […]

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MP suspended over Facebook post

British Labour Party leader has finally caved in to mounting pressure and suspended Labour MP Naz Shah, after she called for the deportation of Israelis from the Middle East. The pressure […]

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Bus bomb in Jerusalem

At least 21 people were injured in a bus bombing in Jerusalem, police said, in the first such attack in Israel in years. A city bus exploded and went up […]

Israeli security and medics at the scene of a stabbing attack where one person was murdered and nine others were wounded in Jaffa Port, Tel Aviv on March 8, 2016. Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90

Is the ‘third intifada’ over?

Israelis eyed the light at the end of the tunnel this week, hoping that the end of the six-month terror wave is nearing after a senior security official gave an […]