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  • Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu decides to form unity government

     
    In a surprise turnabout, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to cancel the early election he had called just 24 hours before and instead form a unity government with opposition party Kadima, Israeli officials said Tuesday.
  • Ben-Zion Netanyahu, father of Israeli prime minister, dies at 102

     
    The man said to have had the most profound influence on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his father, historian Ben-Zion Netanyahu, died early Monday in his Jerusalem home at age 102.

    Israeli lawmakers discuss commemorating Armenian genocide

     
    Israeli lawmakers discuss whether to commemorate the Armenian genocide, a controversial and sensitive issue that could further aggravate the country's already strained relations with Turkey.

    In Israel, efforts to draft new draft law flounder

     
    Israel's latest attempt to reform its military-draft law has failed, as the committee assigned to determine means of including more ultra-Orthodox Jews and Israeli Arabs was unable to "formulate a recommendation that would achieve a Knesset majority,"...

    Kadima party breaks from Israeli government coalition

     
    Israel’s much-touted grand coalition broke apart Tuesday as the centrist Kadima Party said it would quit less than three months after it surprised the nation by joining Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing government.