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After Damascus Raid, Israel Says Working to Keep Weapons from Foes

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday his country is taking action to stop its foes from acquiring sophisticated arms, hours after Damascus said Israeli missiles targeted its airport.

Israel has not officially confirmed or denied a report by Syrian state news agency SANA of an attack late Saturday on Damascus international airport.

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Netanyahu Says Relations with Arab World are Best Ever

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that Israel is enjoying its greatest relations ever with the Arab world, even without a peace accord with the Palestinians.

Netanyahu was addressing Foreign Ministry personnel ahead of the Jewish new year, saying the extent of relations has yet to fully be made public. He said their scope was greater than "any other period in Israeli history."

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Netanyahu Denounces Iran 'Threat' in Putin Talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday said Iran wielded growing influence in Syria that was a "threat" to his country as he met Russian President Vladimir Putin, a figure in the Syrian crisis.

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Netanyahu, Abbas Speak by Phone after Attack

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by phone following Friday's attack near an ultra-sensitive holy site that killed two Israeli police, with three Arab assailants also shot dead.

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Netanyahu Seeks Deal with Trump on Settlement Construction

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday he was in discussions with Donald Trump's administration on ways to move ahead with settlement construction ahead of fresh talks with a top adviser to the U.S. president.

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Netanyahu Backs Pardon for Israel Soldier who Shot Palestinian

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday backed pardoning a soldier sentenced to 18 months in prison for shooting dead a wounded Palestinian assailant, media reported. 

"I am still in favour of pardoning Private Azaria," Netanyahu told reporters accompanying him on an official visit to Australia, Israel's Channel 10 said. 

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Hundreds Protest Netanyahu in Australia

Several hundred pro-Palestinian protesters demonstrated in Sydney on Thursday against the first visit to Australia by an Israeli prime minister, branding Benjamin Netanyahu a "war criminal".

A police helicopter hovered over the city as speakers slammed Canberra's strong support of Netanyahu and his government.

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Israeli PM Netanyahu on Historic Asia Trip

Benjamin Netanyahu will become the first Israeli Prime Minister to visit Australia on Wednesday on a historic Asia trip that also includes Singapore, but faces protests Down Under.

The right-wing Israeli leader will meet with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney.

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Israeli PM Slams NGO after U.N. Anti-Settlement Testimony

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out Saturday at a local NGO whose head spoke against settlements at the United Nations, pledging legislation to impair its activities. 

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Netanyahu Hails Shimon Peres as 'Visionary'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed Shimon Peres as a "visionary" and a "champion of Israel's defense" after the 93-year-old elder statesman's death earlier Wednesday.

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