Israel's Peres hospitalized after stroke

Sep 14, 2016

Israel's Peres hospitalized after stroke

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres suffered a “major stroke” on Tuesday and experienced heavy bleeding in the brain, hospital officials said, as doctors raced to stabilize the 93-year-old Nobel laureate. Dr. Itzik Kreiss, director of the Sheba Medical Center, told reporters outside the hospital ...

Jun 27, 2016

Netanyahu says sea blockade against Gaza to remain after Turkey deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday his country’s maritime blockade against the Gaza Strip will remain in place following a deal with Turkey to normalize relations. Netanyahu made the comments in Rome, broadcast live in Israel, after Israel and Turkey agreed on a ...

Jun 20, 2016

U.N.: Israel for ratifying nuke test ban treaty but in no rush

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Monday that his country backs ratification of a treaty banning nuclear tests but did not commit to a time frame, a senior U.N. official said after meeting with the Israeli leader. Lassina Zerbo, who heads the U.N. organization ...