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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...

Israel braces for bitter fight after Netanyahu indictment

Nov. 22, 2019 8:14 AM 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...

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.

Session of Lebanese-American who dealt with Israel postponed

Nov. 21, 2019 9:17 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says a court session in the case of a Lebanese American accused of dealing with Israel has been postponed because of his illness. NNA says Thursday’s session of Amer Fakhoury in the southern market town of Nabatiyeh was postponed until...