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Netanyahu expresses appreciation for friendship of departing Japanese PM

Abe's resignation will trigger a leadership race in the LDP, the winner of which must be formally elected in parliament.

PM’s Diaspora Affairs advisor called Jewish Left a ‘ticking time bomb’

Elgrably-Berzin compares Jews who put universal values first to those who tried to be “good Germans.”

Malaysia's Najib sentenced to over a decade in jail in first 1MDB trial

The landmark case has been widely seen as a test for the country's efforts to stamp out corruption and could have big political implications for the Southeast Asian nation.

Iraqi prime minister visits Tehran, to meet Supreme Leader

The Iraqi premier faces a tough balancing act between Iran and the United States who have come close to open conflict in the region, including on Iraqi soil over the past year.

New site for anti-Netanyahu protest: His childhood home

A group of protesters adopted a new site over the weekend: Netanyahu’s childhood home in Jerusalem’s Katamon neighborhood.

Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai drinking at a bar in Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai mulling run for prime minister - report

"He is the only senior politician who has not been damaged by the crises of the past year and is the only candidate who is able to present an alternative," Nahum Barnea wrote.

French PM Édouard Philippe resigns as Emmanuel Macron readies reshuffle

The Elysee Palace said in a statement that Philippe would handle government affairs until a new cabinet was named.

THE KNESSET – lawmakers have different ways of expressing their frustration over the coalition crisi
Coalition votes down term limits for prime minister

Lapid: "Netanyahu is proof of why term limits are needed. Had there been term limits, Netanyahu would have left three years ago, and we would have been spared three indictments and three elections."

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