US defence aid to Israel is likely to increase after 2017, sources on both sides said on May 28, seeing a possible link to Washington's efforts to assuage its ally's fears over nuclear diplomacy with Iran.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on May 26 that a nuclear-armed Iran would be "a thousand times more dangerous and more destructive" than the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, his office said
A Jerusalem court sentenced former prime minister Ehud Olmert to eight months in prison on May 25, after convicting him of corruption in a March retrial, Israeli media reported
Palestinians in the West Bank who commute to Israel to work will from May 20 be banned from riding the same buses as Israelis to return home, a defence ministry official said.
Israel marked the 48th anniversary of the "reunification" of Jerusalem on May 17 with thousands expected to join a controversial march through the city's Arab eastern sector which it captured in the Six-Day War.
Israel and Hamas share common interests, and the Palestinian Islamists must stay in power in the Gaza Strip to prevent the enclave descending into chaos, an Israeli general was quoted as saying on May 12
The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, inaugurated on May 10, 2005 after 17 years of emotional debate and a full six decades after World War II, now attracts nearly half a million visitors each year
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held on to his job May 6, announcing that he had hammered together a new coalition government just ahead of a midnight legal deadline
Police fired stun grenades to disperse a rally by Ethiopian Israelis demonstrating in central Tel Aviv on May 3 against alleged police brutality and widespread discrimination
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said May 4 that he would not join the new coalition government being formed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, citing disputes over legislation
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said May 2 that Israel had learned of "concrete threats" of terror attacks against Jewish or Israeli targets in Tunisia
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made strides toward forming a new government on April 29, signing coalition deals with two parties, a week before the deadline to present a cabinet.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on April 20 granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an extension of 14 days to form a new government
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to make a formal request for extra time to piece together a new government, the president's office said April 19
Israel is pleased at a compromise deal achieved between the United States Congress and the administration of President Barack Obama, Israeli Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz said on April 15
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If Iran’s relations with the U.S. become normalized under the Islamic regime, it will force Ankara to also make a shift in regional policies.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kept up his assault on the framework nuclear deal between world powers and Iran, warning late April 11 that the Islamic republic could not be trusted.
US President Barack Obama has rejected a call by Israel for any nuclear agreement with Iran to be conditional on Tehran's recognition of the Jewish state's right to exist, branding it a "fundamental misjudgement".
Legal and diplomatic battles in U.N. organizations and international sport associations involving charges of war crimes and efforts to suspend membership of one or the other are likely to shape future Israeli-Palestinian relations in the wake of last month’s electoral victory by Benjamin Netanyahu.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on April 5 again denounced the agreement between Tehran and world powers as a 'bad deal' that will strengthen Iran's military and leave it with a large nuclear infrastructure
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