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President Donald Trump, center, accompanied by U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, left, and Trump's White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, right, speaks in the Oval Office at the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Washington. Trump said on Thursday that the United Arab Emirates and Israel have agreed to establish full diplomatic ties as part of a deal to halt the annexation of occupied land sought by the Palestinians for their future state. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

The Latest: Joe Biden says UAE-Israel ties a 'historic step'

Aug. 13, 2020 2:11 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Here is the Latest following President Donald Trump's announcement that the United Arab Emirates and Israel will open diplomatic ties in a deal halting Israel's planned annexation of Palestinian land: 10:10 p.m. WILMINGTON, Delaware — Joe Biden is calling the...

Israelis chant slogans during a demonstration against corruption near the house of Israel's Minister of Public Security In Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, July 30, 2020. Sign in Hebrew reads:

Contentious budget vote could push Israel toward elections

Jul. 30, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of opponents of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demonstrated outside his official residence late Thursday, calling on him to resign, while a small group of his supporters clashed with police and journalists at a nearby outdoor mall. Thousands of people, including many young...

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2020 file photo, Israel's President Reuven Rivlin delivers a speech during a special meeting of the German Parliament Bundestag commemorating the victims of the Holocaust, in Berlin, Germany. Rivlin is urging the country's opposing blocs to find a way to come together. That call comes in the wake of Israel's third inconclusive election in less than a year. The president is responsible for choosing the prime minister-designate he thinks is most likely to form a stable government. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

Israeli president lashes out at government, talk of election

Jul. 23, 2020 2:41 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's largely ceremonial president lashed out Thursday at squabbling members of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's so-called unity government, beseeching them to quit bickering at a time of national emergency and stop floating the prospect of yet another “terrible”...