Saudi king condemns Netanyahu pledge in call with Abbas

Saudi king condemns Netanyahu pledge in call with Abbas

RIYADH (AFP) – King Salman reiterated Saudi Arabia s condemnation of the Israeli prime minister s pre-election pledge to annex part of the West Bank, in a phone call Thursday with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas. Battling to win re-election in September 17 polls, Netanyahu issued a deeply controversial pledge on Tuesday to...

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Netanyahu secures victory in Israeli election: Israeli TV channels

Netanyahu secures victory in Israeli election: Israeli TV channels

Partial election results showed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on course to win a fifth term in office on Wednesday, despite a victory claim from his main rival, according to Haaretz newspaper. With 64 percent of the votes counted, Netanyahu was expected to take 38 of Israel’s 120 Knesset seats,...

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