EghtesadOnline: Right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears poised to secure a fifth term in office after early results from Israel’s general elections handed him a narrow victory against his centrist rival, Benny Gantz.
EghtesadOnline: At a private reception for diplomats on Wednesday, the UN nuclear chief strongly criticized efforts to hamstring his organization that has been at the forefront of nuclear security and verification of Tehran’s compliance with the international nuclear deal, according to two foreign officials present there.
EghtesadOnline: Israel on Monday rebuffed a Russian offer to keep Iranian forces in Syria at least 100 kilometers from the Golan Heights ceasefire line, an Israeli official said on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: Israel on Monday formally rejected France's invitation to take part in a Middle East peace conference in Paris later this year, saying it was a distraction from the goal of direct negotiations with the Palestinians.
EghtesadOnline: The UN urged Israel to decide the fate of prisoners held under the so-called administrative detention without trial or charge amid a fresh wave of hunger strikes by Palestinians in protest against their arbitrary incarceration.
EghtesadOnline: The Israeli branch of the U.S. Republican party began a campaign on Monday to get American voters living in Israel to cast absentee ballots in favor of Donald Trump.
EghtesadOnline: Syria’s envoy to the UN called on the international community to draw up an effective mechanism to end Israeli occupation of the Golan Heights and its continued exploitation of the natural resources of the territory.