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Netanyahu’s woes mirror those of his ally Trump

Nov. 22, 2019 2:28 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — He was accused of using his high office to advance his personal political interests. He derided the investigation as a “witch hunt” fueled by “fake news” — an “attempted coup.” He counted on his right-wing base, his hand-picked attorney...

Israel braces for bitter fight after Netanyahu indictment

Nov. 22, 2019 12:34 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s indictment is expected to sharpen the battle lines in Israel’s already deadlocked political system and could test the loyalty of his right-wing allies, Israeli commentators said Friday. The serious corruption charges announced Thursday...

Palestinians: Israeli settlers torch cars in West Bank

Nov. 22, 2019 9:12 AM EST

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli settlers attacked five villages in the occupied West Bank overnight, torching vehicles and olive trees, and leaving graffiti on the walls of homes, Palestinian officials said Friday. Ghassan Daghlas, a spokesman for the Nablus governorate, said the Jewish settlers set...

10 Things to Know for Today

Nov. 22, 2019 6:15 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MOUNTING IMPEACHMENT EVIDENCE BEYOND DISPUTE But after two weeks of riveting public hearings with numerous Ukraine revelations, it’s not enough yet to persuade Trump’s supporters to vote to...

The Latest: Israeli PM Netanyahu rejects indictment

Nov. 21, 2019 6:37 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israeli political developments (all times local): 8:55 p.m. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected his indictment on an array of corruption charges, saying the country is witnessing an “attempted coup” against him. In a defiant statement...

Israel’s Netanyahu indicted on corruption charges

Nov. 21, 2019 3:48 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted Thursday in a series of corruption cases, throwing Israel’s paralyzed political system into further disarray and threatening his 10-year grip on power. He rejected calls to resign, angrily accusing prosecutors of staging “an...

Israeli attorney general calls Netanyahu indictment a ‘heavy-hearted decision’ based only on legal evidence

Nov. 21, 2019 12:44 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli attorney general calls Netanyahu indictment a ‘heavy-hearted decision’ based only on legal evidence.

A look at the corruption scandals facing Israel's Netanyahu

Nov. 21, 2019 12:24 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s indictment on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust stems from three long-running cases that have divided Israelis and cast a long shadow across the political scene. The Justice Ministry announced the indictment Thursday, upending...

Israeli Justice Ministry: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on fraud, breach of trust and bribery.

Nov. 21, 2019 12:18 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Justice Ministry: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on fraud, breach of trust and bribery.

Israeli Justice Ministry says attorney general to deliver decision on Netanyahu announcement

Nov. 21, 2019 10:10 AM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Justice Ministry says attorney general to deliver decision on Netanyahu announcement.