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Stories with person: Benjamin Netanyahu
  • The Iran deal: A look at what it does and problems remaining story has photos
    Updated: Jun-30-15 4:29 am

    VIENNA - World powers and Iran are back in nuclear talks, and this round may be the deciding one.

  • France: Israeli-Palestinian conflict can explode at any time 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 1:27 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - France's foreign minister warned Monday that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can explode "at any moment" and the Islamic State extremist group can interfere at any time.

  • Nuke talks to miss target; Iran foreign minister heads home story has photos
    Updated: Jun-28-15 4:29 pm

    VIENNA - A senior U.S. official acknowledged Sunday that Iran nuclear talks will go past their June 30 target date, as Iran's foreign minister prepared to head home for consultations before returning to push for a breakthrough.

  • Emerging Israel gas deal ignites fierce debate story has photos
    Updated: Jun-25-15 2:34 pm

    JERUSALEM - When natural gas was discovered a few years ago off the shores of resource-poor Israel, it was heralded as nothing short of a miracle, but an emerging deal with developers has been plagued by criticism, with opponents accusing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of caving to a monopoly.

  • Druze anger sparks deadly attack on Israeli ambulance story has photos
    Updated: Jun-23-15 2:32 pm

    NABI SHUAIB SHRINE, Israel - An unprecedented attack by a mob of Israeli Druze villagers who snatched a wounded Syrian rebel from an Israeli ambulance in the Golan Heights and beat him to death reflects the spiraling anger among the Jewish state's Druze minority, which has been pushing for the government to do more to help the Syrian Druze caught up in the neighboring country's civil war.

  • Gov. Sandoval heading to Europe on summer trade mission 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 4:16 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is planning a trade mission to Europe later this summer with stops in Ireland, England, Poland, Germany and Italy.

  • Israeli Druze alarmed by plight of their brethren in Syria story has photos
    Updated: Jun-22-15 3:43 pm

    DALIYAT AL-KARMEL, Israel - Members of Israel's Druze minority, long among the Jewish state's most loyal citizens, have become increasingly concerned about the plight of their beleaguered brethren in neighboring Syria. Now, they are asking the state of Israel to help their fellow Druze next door - and some are even offering to go fight in Syria if needed.

  • UN report on Gaza: Both sides may be guilty of war crimes 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 11:00 am

    JERUSALEM - A much-awaited United Nations report into the 2014 Gaza war released Monday found that both Israel and Palestinian militant groups may have committed war crimes during the conflict.

  • Israel church set ablaze in possible Jewish extremist attack 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 11:23 am

    TABGHA, Israel - A fire ripped through one of the most famous Catholic churches in the Holy Land on Thursday, damaging the roof and burning prayer books in what authorities believe is an attack by Jewish extremists.

  • AP Interview: Michael Douglas in Israel for $1 million prize story has photos
    Updated: Jun-17-15 4:18 pm

    JERUSALEM - When actor Michael Douglas learned that he had been chosen to receive the "Jewish Nobel Prize," he pointed out a small problem: Under strict religious law, the Oscar-winning actor isn't Jewish.

  • Israelis go on offensive ahead of UN report story has photos
    Updated: Jun-14-15 3:37 pm

    JERUSALEM - Israel on Sunday launched a pre-emptive assault on an upcoming U.N. report into last year's war in the Gaza Strip, saying the report is unfairly biased and issuing its own report that blames Gaza's Hamas militant rulers for the heavy civilian casualties.

  • Orange chief apologizes to Israeli premier over exit remarks story has photos
    Updated: Jun-12-15 10:51 am

    JERUSALEM - The chief executive of French telecom giant Orange SA apologized to Israel's prime minister on Friday for his recent comments on pulling out of Israel, saying he opposes the boycott movement against the Jewish state and will continue to invest in it.

  • EU moves ahead on labeling of Israeli settlement products story has photos
    Updated: Jun-09-15 3:36 pm

    JERUSALEM - Israel would be required to label products that are made in West Bank settlements and exported to Europe, according to guidelines being prepared by the European Union.

  • Dempsey reassures Israel it will keep military edge story has photos
    Updated: Jun-09-15 3:29 pm

    JERUSALEM - The top U.S. military officer reassured Israel on Tuesday that it will maintain a military edge over potential adversaries, including Gulf Arab states, regardless of whether Washington completes a nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Supreme Court strikes down 'born in Jerusalem' passport law story has photos
    Updated: Jun-08-15 2:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - Siding with the White House in a foreign-policy power struggle with Congress, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that Americans born in the disputed city of Jerusalem can't list Israel as their birthplace on passports.

  • AP Analysis: Fair to boycott Israel? Global momentum grows story has photos
    Updated: Jun-06-15 5:52 am

    In boardrooms and campuses, on social media and in celebrity circles, momentum seems to be growing for a global pressure campaign on Israel. The atmosphere recalls the boycotts that helped demolish apartheid South Africa a quarter century ago.

  • France criticizes growing movement to boycott Israel 
    Updated: Jun-05-15 2:02 pm

    PARIS - France's foreign minister is criticizing any boycott of Israel, amid uproar over French telecom giant Orange's announcement that it wants to cut ties with Israel.

  • Orange's pullout from Israel gives lift to boycott movement story has photos
    Updated: Jun-04-15 2:40 pm

    JERUSALEM - French telecom giant Orange SA's declaration that it wants to cut business ties with Israel has given a boost to the burgeoning anti-Israel boycott movement while also drawing a sharp rebuke from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday.