Israel

Netanyahu confidant agrees to testify against him

JERUSALEM: One of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's closest confidants has agreed to testify against him in a graft probe, Israeli media reported on Wednesday (Feb 21), in a fresh threat to his long tenure in power. Two new corruption investigations announced this week, hot on the heels ...

Migrant deported by Israel back to Africa recounts ordeal

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Inside the immigration office in Tel Aviv, Yohannes Tesfagabr considered his options. He could not return to Eritrea, a country he risked his life to flee in 2010. He hoped to avoid the fate of compatriots who languished in a desert jail for illegally staying in Israel....