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Avi Gabbay (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Israeli Labor cuts ties with UK Labour

JERUSALEM — Israel’s Labor Party has temporarily suspended “all formal relations” with its British party counterpart because of leader Jeremy Corbyn’s failure...

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Jews have ‘moral obligation’ to end Syrian genocide

JERUSALEM — Israel’s Sephardic chief rabbi said Jews have a “moral obligation” to end the “cruel genocide” taking place in Syria. Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef was...

Palestinian protester at the Israel-Gaza border, April 2. (Said Khatib/AFP)

Behind the Gaza border violence

JERUSALEM — When the smoke from the rifles of Israeli sharpshooters and the firebombs thrown by Gaza Palestinians cleared in the wake of the Palestinian March of...

Amir Peretz (Miri Tzachi/TPS)

Israel confirms 2007 strike on Syrian nuclear reactor

PASSOVER EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 9 By Yona Schnitzer In March, 2007, Israel’s spy agency Mossad obtained information that Syria was building a nuclear reactor in...

Jason Greenblatt visiting the Nahal Oz military base in Israel. (Anadolu Agency/Getty)

White House hosts conference on Gaza crisis

WASHINGTON — The human suffering in Gaza has grown over the past year, top US Middle East negotiator Jason Greenblatt told a conference to discuss aid for the coastal...

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, Feb. 20, 2018. (Flash90)

Beginning of the end of the Bibi era?

JERUSALEM — Benjamin Netanyahu is in trouble. Maybe. The Israeli prime minister is engulfed simultaneously in four separate scandals, and each day seems to bring him...

Donald Trump at the 2016 AIPAC conference (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty)

Can AIPAC stay non-partisan?

WASHINGTON — When candidate Donald Trump spoke at AIPAC’s Policy Conference in 2016 and said Barack Obama may be the worst thing that ever happened to Israel, many...

Denver Bronco Chris Harris Jr. shares his thoughts after seeing a Hamas terror tunnel. (IDF Spokesperson)

Bronco Chris Harris Jr. visits Israel

Seven current and former NFL players just completed a visit to Israel on a trip that was kept under wraps until the players landed in Israel. The group, including some...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Abir Sultan/AFP/Getty)

US on possible Netanyahu indictment: ‘internal matter’

JERUSALEM — The Israel Police recommendation to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is an “internal Israeli matter,” the US State Department said. “The US...

Members of Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah movement pictured November 8, 2017. (Mahmoud Zayyat/AFP/Getty)

Israel, Iran, Syria trade blows

JERUSALEM — Israel and Iran have been clashing for years. But on Feb. 10, their war of words briefly became an actual fight. In short succession, Iran sent a drone...