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Israel’s Netanyahu fights for new term after decade in power

17 September 2019, 7:46 AM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement in Ramat Gan, near Tel Aviv, Israel.

Netanyahu plans to annex West Bank’s Jordan Valley

11 September 2019, 9:39 AM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley, a large swathe of the occupied West Bank, if he wins a closely contested election just a week away.

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Netanyahu repeats pledge to annex Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank

1 September 2019, 6:20 PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, he said on Sunday, reiterating election promise made five months ago, but again giving no timeframe.

Mohammad Abdel Haleem, Chief Executive Officer of Doroob Technologies, uses Doroob Navigator application as he drives his car at an Israeli checkpoint in Ramallah, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

Palestinian app helps drivers avoid Israeli checkpoint bottlenecks

5 August 2019, 11:57 AM

Launched in June and designed by Palestinians, Doroob Navigator crowd-sources road closures and traffic data from users. It aims to supplant apps like Google Maps and Waze.

Kushner visits after Israel okays homes for Palestinians, settlers

31 July 2019, 9:51 PM

Israel has given rare approval to Palestinian homes in the part of the occupied West Bank it fully controls while also backing a large settlement expansion, ahead of White House advisor Jared Kushner’s key visit Wednesday.

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