Latest Yair Lapid News

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2016 file photo, Israeli Knesset member, Yair Lapid, gives an interview in his office at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem. Lapid, the co-leader of Israel's opposition Blue and White party said Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, that President Donald Trump's Mideast plan offers a promising blueprint for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had turned it into a campaign “stunt” by pushing for immediate annexation of West Bank settlements. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, File)

Israeli opposition co-leader: PM makes Trump plan a 'stunt'

Feb. 10, 2020 11:18 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — A leading Israeli opposition figure said Monday that embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has turned a U.S. initiative for ending conflict with the Palestinians into a campaign “stunt” by pushing for the immediate annexation of West Bank settlements. Co-leader...

The Latest: UN chief urges 'maximum restraint' in the Gulf

Jan. 3, 2020 11:36 AM EST

BAGHDAD (AP) — The latest on the U.S. airstrike near Baghdad that killed Iran's top general (all times local): 7 p.m. The U.N. secretary-general has urged leaders to “exercise maximum restraint" following the U.S. airstrike that killed Iran's top military commander. Antonio Guterres stressed that...