Israel heading for September poll, Netanyahu leads field
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel is expected to hold early elections on September 4 after the ruling Likud party submitted a bill to dissolve parliament, with opinion polls on Thursday giving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a clear lead.
Will Israel hold an early general election?
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Changing course in Israel
Christian Science Monitor
Dissent, elections make Israel's next steps on Iran difficult to predict
Christian Science Monitor
By Ariel Zirulnick, Staff writer / May 3, 2012 An Israeli worker hangs an election poster for Likud Party leader Benjamin Netanyahu over one of Labor Party leader Ehud Barak in Jerusalem in this file photo. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said in a ...
European officials to Israel: We're 'not naive' about Iran's nuclear program
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Israel gets 4th nuke-capable German submarine
San Jose Mercury News
By TIA GOLDENBERG AP FILE - In this May 5, 2008 file photograph, a dolphin class Israeli submarine sails down the coast during a military demonstration in Tel Aviv, Israel. Israel on Thursday May 3, 2012 received its fourth German-made submarine ...
Israel gets its fourth submarine from Germany capable of launching nuclear ...
Palestinian hunger strikers appeal to Israeli court
By Jihan Abdalla | JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Facing Israel's highest court in their wheelchairs, two Palestinian prisoners on the 66th day of their hunger strike appealed on Thursday for their release from detention without trial.
Israel's Supreme Court hears hunger strikers' appeal
Israel admits 'administrative detention' is unnecessary
Israel should reduce use of administrative detentions for Palestinians, top ...
SodaStream Tumbles After Green Mountain Plunge: Israel Overnight
By Christine Harvey on May 03, 2012 SodaStream International Ltd. (SODA) (SODA) sank to the lowest level this year as Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (GMCR) (GMCR), which trades in tandem with the Israeli company, reduced its earnings forecast and ...
Draft overhaul threatens to convulse Israel
JERUSALEM – A court order to stop Israel's longtime practice of exempting ultra-Orthodox Jewish men from military service has become a central issue in upcoming elections and could reshape the face of the society. If they are forced to serve, ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Israel's move toward vote may shelve an Iran strike
By EDMUND SANDERS - Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM - Israel's move toward early elections is the latest sign that its threatened attack against Iran's nuclear facilities is unlikely to take place in the coming months. Though no final decision has been ...
Israel's move toward early vote may shelve any attack on Iran
Early Israel election date to be announced Sunday
Divestment From Israel: United Methodists Reject Resolutions To Stop Investing
By Daniel Burke (RNS) United Methodists twice rejected resolutions on Wednesday (May 2) that called for the denomination to divest from companies accused of contributing to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.
United Methodists Vote Down Israel Divestment Proposals
Methodists Vote Against Ending Investments Tied to Israel
Methodists reject motion to divest from Israel
Is Israel bluffing on Iran, or already committed to war?
by ron kampeas, jta Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak in recent months have been more explicit than ever about the likelihood of an Israeli strike on Iran to keep it from obtaining nuclear weapons capability.
Is Israel Determined to Bomb Iran, Nukes or No Nukes?
Israeli ministers: Election won't affect Iran
Israel's Barak: election would not alter Iran plans
Middle East Online
Israel upholds travel warning to Tunisia
Israel on Thursday reiterated its advisory not to travel to Tunisia for the famed Lag Ba'omer celebrations set to take place there next week, saying it had information of possible terrorist activity in the country. “The National Security Council ...
Israel's counterterrorism bureau upgrades Tunisian threat
Israel ups Tunisia travel warning
Despite reassurances: Israel ups warning ahead of Tunisia pilgrimage