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Iranian-Israeli tensions mount after strike on Natanz nuclear site
Natanz nuclear enrichment facility
In Depth

Iranian-Israeli tensions mount after strike on Natanz nuclear site

Tehran vows revenge as attack sets back nuclear programme ‘by at least nine months’
14 Apr 2021
Does a small Islamist party hold the power to unlock Israel election?
Anti-Netanyahu protests before Israelis went to the polls
Unreported world

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
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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’s ‘green pass’ could be adapted for UK
An Israeli medical student receives the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine
Getting to grips with . . .

How Israel’s ‘green pass’ could be adapted for UK

Downing Street is studying coronavirus certificate that has allowed Israeli venues to reopen
24 Feb 2021
What Israel’s lockdown easing plan may tell us about Johnson’s roadmap
An Israeli man snaps a selfie while receiving his vaccination in Tel-Aviv
Getting to grips with . . .

What Israel’s lockdown easing plan may tell us about Johnson’s roadmap

World leader in the vaccination race begins staged exit from the country’s third shutdown
11 Feb 2021
What the UK can learn from Israel’s vaccine rollout
A patient awaits a vaccine jab at a mass vaccination centre in Tel-Aviv
In Focus

What the UK can learn from Israel’s vaccine rollout

Analysis of data casts doubt on one-jab approach despite falling infection rates
21 Jan 2021

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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.
Behind the scenes

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: tier system could ‘quickly collapse’
Manchester lockdown
In Depth

Instant Opinion: tier system could ‘quickly collapse’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 24 November
24 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: Britain needs ‘bold British foreign policy’
Joe Biden speaks at the Iowa Federation Labor Convention
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Britain needs ‘bold British foreign policy’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 26 October
26 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson is ‘sleepwalking into lockdown’
Commuters cross London Bridge this morning.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Johnson is ‘sleepwalking into lockdown’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 16 October
16 Oct 2020
Which countries have tried circuit breaker lockdowns?
A South Korean patient is transported by medical staff on a Covid secure stretcher.
In Depth

Which countries have tried circuit breaker lockdowns?

Singapore and South Korea saw Covid cases fall but not all of the shutdowns were a success
15 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Internal Market Bill ‘isn’t radical enough’
Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Internal Market Bill ‘isn’t radical enough’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 17 September
17 Sep 2020
What is Zionism?
Israel, Zionism, World War Two, Holocaust
In Depth

What is Zionism?

The controversial religious and political movement re-established Israel as the central location for Jewish identity
7 Sep 2020
Quiz of The Week: 8 - 14 August
Cheese
In Brief

Quiz of The Week: 8 - 14 August

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
14 Aug 2020
Israel and the UAE: a fresh start?
Israel UAE
In Depth

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
Office soundtrack for lonely workers
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In Brief

Office soundtrack for lonely workers

And other stories from the stranger side of life
10 Aug 2020
Tall Tales: Israeli tension ‘a sign world is about to end’
Israel, flag
In Brief

Tall Tales: Israeli tension ‘a sign world is about to end’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
3 Aug 2020
What is causing explosions at Iran’s nuclear facilities?
Iran nuclear programme
In Depth

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
Netanyahu Trump
In Brief

Israel delays controversial West Bank annexation

PM Benjamin Netanyahu misses target date for starting much-criticised separation process
2 Jul 2020
Winston Churchill: antifascist or racist – or both?
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In Depth

Winston Churchill: antifascist or racist – or both?

Wartime leader celebrated as a hero but espoused racist views in his lifetime
9 Jun 2020
Britain being overrun by ‘randy rodents’
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In Brief

Britain being overrun by ‘randy rodents’

And other stories from the stranger side of life
2 Jun 2020
Analysis: Netanyahu’s push to annex the West Bank
A Palestinian protester confronts Israeli forces
In Depth

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
Coronavirus: what is Pluristem’s placenta-based therapy?
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In Depth

Coronavirus: what is Pluristem’s placenta-based therapy?

Seven critically ill patients reportedly saved by experimental treatment option
14 Apr 2020
Israel’s ultra-Orthodox ‘ignoring coronavirus measures’
ultra orthodox
In Brief

Israel’s ultra-Orthodox ‘ignoring coronavirus measures’

Government considers quarantining devout neighbourhoods as infection rate soars
1 Apr 2020
Are we seeing the rise of the virtual protest?
Hong Kong
In Depth

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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In Brief

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
In Depth

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: Black voters matter
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: Black voters matter

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 4 March
4 Mar 2020
Instant Opinion: Boris ‘playing hardball’ in Brussels
Boris Johnson
In Depth

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?
Netanyahu
In Brief

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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In Depth

Instant Opinion: Pete Buttigieg ‘undone’ by homophobia

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 2 March
2 Mar 2020
Will Israel’s third election in a year produce a government?
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves to supporters during a Likud party campaign rally in Jerusalem on February 26, 2020. To his right stands his wife Sarah. - Next week's election
In Depth

Will Israel’s third election in a year produce a government?

Some polls have Netanyahu edging ahead despite corruption charges, but most expect yet another stalemate
28 Feb 2020