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Naftali Bennett: who is Israel’s new prime minister?
Natfali Bennett chairs a meeting of the new Israeli coalition government
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Naftali Bennett: who is Israel’s new prime minister?

Benjamin Netanyahu’s former protege has succeeded the long-term leader as head of coalition government
14 Jun 2021
‘Can Israel’s strange coalition survive?’
Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett pictured together in 2013
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‘Can Israel’s strange coalition survive?’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
4 Jun 2021
Who are the Israeli parties seeking to oust Netanyahu?
Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett pictured together in 2013
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Who are the Israeli parties seeking to oust Netanyahu?

The government coalition will combine far-right leader, a two-state solution advocate and Arab Islamists
3 Jun 2021
Netanyahu battling to ‘split coalition’ in fight for political survival
Benjamin Netanyahu at an election rally in January 2021
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Netanyahu battling to ‘split coalition’ in fight for political survival

Eight opposition parties trying to seal deal that would oust Israel’s longest-serving leader
1 Jun 2021
What is the fallout of fighting between Israel and Hamas?
Palestinians in Gaza City celebrate the ceasefire
Why we’re talking about . . .

What is the fallout of fighting between Israel and Hamas?

Ceasefire agreed amid international pressure after violence claims more than 200 lives
21 May 2021
Will the Gaza crisis help Benjamin Netanyahu hold on to power?
Benjamin Netanyahu
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Will the Gaza crisis help Benjamin Netanyahu hold on to power?

The Israeli PM’s political problems have been overshadowed by escalating conflict with Hamas
19 May 2021
‘If Michelangelo spent all his time on chin-ups he might not have done the Sistine Chapel’
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‘If Michelangelo spent all his time on chin-ups he might not have done the Sistine Chapel’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
18 May 2021

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Joe Biden ‘risks isolation’ as Democrats call for stronger rebuke of Israel
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Joe Biden ‘risks isolation’ as Democrats call for stronger rebuke of Israel

Progressives demand that US president takes stronger stance against Israeli human rights abuses
18 May 2021
What would a ‘full-scale war’ between Israel and Palestine look like?
Smoke rises over Gaza following an Israeli airstrike
The latest on . . .

What would a ‘full-scale war’ between Israel and Palestine look like?

Israeli military planning for first ground conflict in Gaza since 2014
14 May 2021
Will fighting between Israel and Palestine trigger a third intifada?
A Palestinian boy watches as Israeli airstrikes hit the southern Gaza region of Khan Yunis
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Will fighting between Israel and Palestine trigger a third intifada?

State of emergency declared as conflict between Israeli military and Arab militants intensifies
12 May 2021
What next as violence between Israel and Palestine spirals?
Palestinians flee a stun grenade thrown Israeli security forces near the Al-Aqsa mosque
The latest on . . .

What next as violence between Israel and Palestine spirals?

Gaza bombarded by military jets following Hamas rocket attacks on Jerusalem
11 May 2021
What next for Netanyahu amid Israel’s political stalemate?
Benjamin Netanyahu
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What next for Netanyahu amid Israel’s political stalemate?

Prime minister battling to retain power as deadline to form coalition passes
6 May 2021
Does a small Islamist party hold the power to unlock Israel election?
Anti-Netanyahu protests before Israelis went to the polls
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Does a small Islamist party hold the power to unlock Israel election?

Two-state solution party could determine Benjamin Netanyahu’s fate
26 Mar 2021
Will vaccine rollout success save Netanyahu in Israel election?
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Getting to grips with . . .

Will vaccine rollout success save Netanyahu in Israel election?

Israelis casting votes for fourth time in two years
23 Mar 2021
How vaccine diplomacy is winning Israel new allies
Benjamin Netanyahu receives a coronavirus vaccine at the Sheba Medical Center, the country's largest hospital.
The latest on . . .

How vaccine diplomacy is winning Israel new allies

Surplus jabs being handed over to up to 19 countries in effort to build international ties
25 Feb 2021
How Israel is winning the Covid-19 vaccine race
Benjamin Netanyahu receives a coronavirus vaccine at the Sheba Medical Center, the country's largest hospital.
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How Israel is winning the Covid-19 vaccine race

More than 12% of population have already had jabs - but Palestinians in occupied territories excluded from rollout
4 Jan 2021
Instant Opinion: ‘stop treating us like Covid criminals’
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Instant Opinion: ‘stop treating us like Covid criminals’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 9 November
9 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: herd immunity could lead to ‘mass murder’
Police make their way through crowds of revellers during the pandemic in Soho, London
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Instant Opinion: herd immunity could lead to ‘mass murder’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 19 October
19 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson is ‘sleepwalking into lockdown’
Commuters cross London Bridge this morning.
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Instant Opinion: Johnson is ‘sleepwalking into lockdown’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 16 October
16 Oct 2020
Israel and the UAE: a fresh start?
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Israel and the UAE: a fresh start?

White House hails ‘historic’ diplomatic deal but Palestinian allies are left enraged over annexation ‘betrayal’
14 Aug 2020
What is causing explosions at Iran’s nuclear facilities?
Iran nuclear programme
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What is causing explosions at Iran’s nuclear facilities?

Head of Israeli spy agency claims country behind attacks on Iran
7 Jul 2020
Israel delays controversial West Bank annexation
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Israel delays controversial West Bank annexation

PM Benjamin Netanyahu misses target date for starting much-criticised separation process
2 Jul 2020
Analysis: Netanyahu’s push to annex the West Bank
A Palestinian protester confronts Israeli forces
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Analysis: Netanyahu’s push to annex the West Bank

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas raises stakes for new Israeli government by vowing to end security cooperation
20 May 2020
Instant Opinion: Ryanair is ‘being mean again’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: Ryanair is ‘being mean again’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 24 April
24 Apr 2020
Are we seeing the rise of the virtual protest?
Hong Kong
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Are we seeing the rise of the virtual protest?

Demonstrators from Israel to Spain are migrating onto the internet to spread their messages
27 Mar 2020
Netanyahu accused of exploiting Covid-19 crisis
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Netanyahu accused of exploiting Covid-19 crisis

Israeli PM rushed through emergency measures which led to postponement
17 Mar 2020
Israel: third time lucky for Benjamin Netanyahu?
Benjamin Netanyahu
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Israel: third time lucky for Benjamin Netanyahu?

The prime minister outperformed predictions in Monday’s election, but has again failed to win a majority in the Knesset
5 Mar 2020
Instant Opinion: Boris ‘playing hardball’ in Brussels
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Instant Opinion: Boris ‘playing hardball’ in Brussels

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 3 March
3 Mar 2020
Israeli elections: has Benjamin Netanyahu won?
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Israeli elections: has Benjamin Netanyahu won?

Likud leader claims victory but he may have fallen short of majority
3 Mar 2020
Instant Opinion: Pete Buttigieg ‘undone’ by homophobia
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Instant Opinion: Pete Buttigieg ‘undone’ by homophobia

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 2 March
2 Mar 2020
Reaction: can Donald Trump’s Middle East plan work?
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Reaction: can Donald Trump’s Middle East plan work?

Israel welcomes proposal but Palestinians give it ‘a thousand noes’
29 Jan 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Darkness where the future should be’
 A total solar eclipse plunges northern Australia into darkness for just over two minutes
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Darkness where the future should be’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 24 January
24 Jan 2020
Political tensions bubbling at the World Holocaust Forum
Macron in Jerusalem
In Depth

Political tensions bubbling at the World Holocaust Forum

Dignitaries assemble to pay their respects at the 75th anniversary of Auschwitz’s liberation
23 Jan 2020
Israeli prime minister criticises ICC war crimes probe
Benjamin Netanyahu
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Israeli prime minister criticises ICC war crimes probe

Chief ICC prosecutor wants to investigate allegations of war crimes in West Bank and Gaza
22 Jan 2020
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