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Mike Smith

Mike Smith

Mike Smith is the AFP news editor for Israel and the Palestinian Territories and author of Boko Haram: Inside Nigeria's Unholy War.
    Angered by police killing, Ethiopian-Israelis demand change
    Angered by police killing, Ethiopian-Israelis demand change
    Woreka Teka sits in a mourning tent and accepts the hugs of supporters, but begged off when asked about the night his 19-year-old son was killed by...
    Netanyahu on path for victory in Israeli election
    Netanyahu on path for victory in Israeli election
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on path for victory in Israel's elections on Wednesday after nearly complete results put him in position to...
    Netanyahu, Gantz make final pitches before Israeli vote
    Netanyahu, Gantz make final pitches before Israeli vote
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to energise supporters on the eve of Tuesday's elections with warnings and controversial promises,...
    In close election, Netanyahu relies on 'us versus them'
    In close election, Netanyahu relies on 'us versus them'
    Being on the wrong side of Wonder Woman may not seem to be a smart move, but past experience shows Benjamin Netanyahu was well aware of what he was...
    Netanyahu takes aim at graft probes ahead of Israel polls
    Netanyahu takes aim at graft probes ahead of Israel polls
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has in recent days taken aim at what seems to be his main opponent ahead of upcoming...
    Israel police recommend indicting Netanyahu in third graft probe
    Israel police recommend indicting Netanyahu in third graft probe
    Israeli police on Sunday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for bribery and other offences, the third such...
    Merkel, Netanyahu seek to brush past differences for Israel talks
    Merkel, Netanyahu seek to brush past differences for Israel talks
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday as they seek to publicly brush past their...
    Netanyahu rejects calls to resign after police seek indictment
    Netanyahu rejects calls to resign after police seek indictment
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected calls to step down Wednesday after police recommended his indictment for corruption, the biggest...