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Netanyahu Is Down, but Is He Out for Good?

After frantic negotiations, on Sunday the so-called change coalition succeeded in forming a government in Israel, replacing the country’s longest-serving prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, with his one-time protégé Naftali Bennett. The…

UN: Gaza has significant trauma, medical needs

GENEVA The World Health Organization has tallied “significant trauma needs” in Palestinian areas, where at least 243 people have been killed during 11 days of fighting between Palestinians and Israelis. WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris…

No cease-fire possible without Hamas: Merkel

BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday voiced support for indirect talks with Hamas in order to reach a cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian resistance groups. “Of course, there must be indirect talks with Hamas,”…