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Israel, Iran trade barbs at Munich Security Conference

Carl Schreck The Israeli Prime Minister and the Iranian Foreign Minister have traded sharp words at a high-profile security conference, with Benjamin Netanyahu likening Iran to Nazi Germany and Mohammad Javad Zarif calling the Israeli leader's speech a "cartoonish circus." Speaking for the first time ever at the Munich Security Conference on

The two things that will determine Netanyahu’s fate

Editor's Note: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing his toughest challenge yet, writes Natan Sachs. The Israeli police recommended Tuesday that he be charged with bribery in two separate criminal cases. His political career is not over, but he is entering a major, perhaps final battle for political survival. This

African migrants in Israel opt for jail over deportation

  At a detention centre in Israel’s Negev Desert, African migrants facing deportation say they would rather be imprisoned than sent to a country they know nothing about. “I won’t go there,” Abda Ishmael, a 28-year-old Eritrean, said in excellent Hebrew outside Holot, an open facility housing some 1,200 migrants and set

Israeli pilots refuse to fly deported refugees back to Africa

By Carlos Ballesteros A group of airline pilots in Israel recently vowed not to fly deported African asylum seekers and refugees back to war-stricken countries in their home continent, Israeli media has reported. Their protest comes days after Zizim Community Action, an Israeli non-government organization, launched an online campaign calling on pilots from the Israel Aviation Association

Trump’s Secret Iran Weapon

Jewish state, Islamic kingdom see interests converge vs Iran Both join Trump pushback; Lebanon’s Hezbollah is in crosshairs Israelis talk about when, not if, they’ll fight Hezbollah again. Since the last war in 2006, they’ve repeatedly reinforced the border with Lebanon. Snaking through the pine forests that separate the countries