Yemen's vice president reportedly lands in Aden (Reuters)
Syrian army advances near after rebel offensive (Reuters)
Settlers from Esh Kodesh clash with Palestinians in the West Bank; IDF cordoned the area (Haaretz)
- 10:05 AM
Report: Netanyahu set to address US Jews on Iran deal in live speech (Haaretz)
White House says circumstances of Taliban leader's death remain uncertain (Reuters)
U.S. envoy to UN visits Cuba's UN Mission, a first in decades (AP)
Woman arrested trying to jump White House fence (Reuters)
Man shot dead in northern Israel town of Bi'ina, police say the murder was gang related (Haaretz)
Palestinian reportedly shot dead by Israeli soldiers after approaching Gaza border fence (Haaretz)
Seven Libyan soldiers killed in clashes with ISIS (Reuters)
UN chief condemns Palestinian toddler killing, urges calm (Reuters)
Palestinian seriously injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers in Ramallah area (Haaretz)
Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish PKK militant targets in northern Iraq, CNN Turk reports (Reuters)
- 7:06 PM
Tel Aviv stocks open higher after Israeli election
Blue-chip Tel Aviv index was up 0.9 percent at 1,203.89 points at 9:58 A.M.The broader TA-100 index was also 0.9 percent higher, while government bond prices were up as much as 0.4 percent.
Israeli shares opened higher on Wednesday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared headed for another term as prime minister following the election for Knesset the day before.
The blue-chip Tel Aviv index was up 0.9 percent at 1,203.89 points at 9:58 A.M.The broader TA-100 index was also 0.9 percent higher, while government bond prices were up as much as 0.4 percent.
Israel's stock market was closed on Tuesday for the general election.
Interim vote count results showed the Israeli leader's right-wing Likud and the ultra-nationalist Yisrael Beitenu would remain the biggest bloc in the 120-member assembly, but with only 31 seats, 11 fewer than the two parties held in the last parliament.