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Israel’s parliament begins voting to dissolve itself

JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli parliament has begun the process of voting to dissolve the chamber and pave the way to a third election...

Third Israeli election looks to prolong political stalemate

JERUSALEM (AP) - Barring a nearly unfathomable about-face, Israel was headed Wednesday toward an unprecedented third election within a year - prolonging a political...

Third Israeli election looks to prolong political stalemate

JERUSALEM (AP) - Barring a nearly unfathomable about-face, Israel was headed Wednesday toward an unprecedented third election within a year - prolonging a political...

Finland’s new young female prime minister breaks the mold

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Finland's next government is breaking the mold in multiple ways.Sanna Marin, the 34-year-old transport minister, was tapped over the weekend...

Lebanon’s outgoing PM backs businessman to replace him

BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon’s outgoing Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Tuesday he supports the nomination of a prominent contractor to become the next premier,...

Lebanon clashes threaten to crack open fault lines

BEIRUT (AP) - Increasingly violent clashes between Lebanese protesters and supporters of the Shiite militant Hezbollah group are putting Lebanon’s military and security forces...

Attorney general: Israel’s Netanyahu not required to resign

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel’s attorney general said Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not required to leave office following his indictment on corruption...

Israel braces for bitter fight after Netanyahu indictment

JERUSALEM (AP) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s indictment is expected to sharpen the battle lines in Israel’s already deadlocked political system and could test...

Israel braces for bitter fight after Netanyahu indictment

JERUSALEM (AP) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s indictment is expected to sharpen the battle lines in Israel’s already deadlocked political system and could test...

The Latest: Israeli PM Netanyahu rejects indictment

JERUSALEM (AP) - The Latest on Israeli political developments (all times local):8:55 p.m.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected his indictment on an array...