Israeli PM Netanyahu arrives in Djamena

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits Chad for what he called a “historic” trip, during which diplomatic ties with the African state were expected to be renewed. IMAGES of Benjamin Netanyahu arriving in Djamena

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(2 Jan 2019) Here’s the latest for Tuesday, January 1st: Jair Bolsonaro is sworn in as Brazil’s president; Netanyahu met with Secretary Pompeo to discuss Syria; NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft explore another world; Coney Island Polar Bear club takes deep in the ocean.

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Benjamin Netanyahu departs after meeting with Bolsonaro

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leaving the venue where he met with Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro. Dozens of people gathered on the streets to cheer Mr. Netanyahu’s convoy. IMAGES.

Bolsonaro holds meeting with Netanyahu in Rio

Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro holds a bilateral meeting with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Rio de Janeiro’s Fort Copacabana. IMAGES

Netanyahu meets Bolsonaro in Rio de Janeiro

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro ahead of their meeting in Fort Copabana. IMAGES

Israel freezes demolition of Bedouin village: Reactions

Palestinians react to Israel’s decision to halt the expected demolition of the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar. The surprise move, which came as Israeli forces were completing preparations for the evictions and demolition of Khan al-Ahmar, raised the ire of Netanyahu’s right-wing coalition partners, while the village’s Palestinian residents remained sceptical that an amicable solution was possible.

Netanyahu warns Hezbollah over ‘precision missiles’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Hezbollah “not to think twice but at least 20 times before deciding whether to attack Israel,” after the Shiite movement said it had acquired “precision missiles”.