Benjamin Netanyahu Just Formed the Most Right-Wing Government in Israel's History
Netanyahu's new defense minister, ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman, is known for his criticism of Israel's Arab minority, US-sponsored peace talks with Palestinians, and regional powers Egypt and Turkey.
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Israel's Defense Minister Resigns, Says 'Extremist Elements' Have Taken Over Government
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly offered the job to hardliner Avigidor Lieberman, in a move set to create the most right-wing government in the country's history.
Israeli Judge: Evidence Against Soldier Who Allegedly Executed Palestinian is 'Inconclusive'
The Israeli army says the Palestinian, who was later identified as Abed al-Fatah al-Sharif, had tried to stab an Israeli soldier right before the camera started recording.
Israel Foils Plot To Assassinate Foreign Minister With Rocket-Propelled Grenade
Israeli security services say they stopped a Hamas plan to assassinate the country's right-wing foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman.
The Arab-Israeli Conflict is Playing out on the Pitch
Israel's only soccer team based in an Israeli-Arab city will play host to Beitar Jerusalem, and its far right ultras "La Familia" on Sunday.
Racists Are Rampaging Through Israel
Militarism and nationalism have always been part of the Israeli education system—embedded in history books, on maps on the walls, in cartoons of Palestinians on camels—but things seem to have gone further under Netanyahu’s watch.
Journalists Are Dodging Rockets and Online Attacks as Gaza Crumbles
The role of the press in the turbulent conflict playing out in the Gaza Strip is becoming more and more a part of the story.
Anti-Palestinian Attacks Surge in Israel Ahead of Pope’s Visit
Tensions are building before Pope Francis’ visit to the Holy Land on May 25, and Jewish extremists are vandalizing mosques and churches.