First Gaza rockets fired against Israel since Qassem Soleimani killing

World Jan 16, 2020

First Gaza rockets fired against Israel since Qassem Soleimani killing

The Israeli military said four rockets were fired Wednesday from Hamas-controlled Gaza, the first since Israel's ally the U.S. killed top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. "Four rockets were just fired from Gaza at Israel. Two rockets were intercepted mid-air by the Iron Dome aerial defence ...

World leaders condemn Iran missile attack targeting U.S. troops

World Jan 9, 2020

World leaders condemn Iran missile attack targeting U.S. troops

World leaders on Wednesday condemned Iran's missile attack on Iraqi bases housing U.S. and other foreign troops and urged an end to the escalating confrontation between Tehran and Washington. Iran said it had acted to avenge the U.S. killing of top Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani ...

Israel's opposition seeks swift end to Netanyahu immunity bid

World / Politics Jan 6, 2020

Israel's opposition seeks swift end to Netanyahu immunity bid

The Israeli opposition pushed Sunday for parliament to swiftly address Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's immunity request, potentially speeding up the embattled leader's appearance in court. Netanyahu announced his bid for immunity just two months before the March 2 general election, with opponents slamming the move ...

Netanyahu asks Israeli parliament for immunity on corruption charges

World / Politics Jan 2, 2020

Netanyahu asks Israeli parliament for immunity on corruption charges

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday asked parliament for immunity, weeks after the embattled premier was indicted on a range of corruption charges. Netanyahu, Israel's longest-serving premier, is fighting for his political survival on two fronts — the corruption allegations and stiff opposition from ...