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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”...

Dozens protest in Jerusalem against police violence

Jun. 9, 2020 4:29 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Several dozen people protested against police violence in Jerusalem on Tuesday following the deadly shooting of a Palestinian man last month. Police said they arrested six people for blocking the city's light rail line during the demonstration. Protesters chanted: “A violent cop...