Tel Aviv (MEE) – Cabinet drafts bill declaring Israel as ‘national home of the Jewish people’ and degrades Arabic from official language status. Israel’s cabinet breathed new life on Sunday into efforts to anchor in law the country’s status as a Jewish state and revokes Arabic’s “official language” status, in legislation
Doha (GPA) – Yesterday the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) removed some of the harsher rhetoric towards Israel from their 1988 charter, but Tel Aviv isn’t buying it. Speaking at a press conference in Doha, Qatar, exiled Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal laid out changes to the founding charter of the
London (MEMO) – Palestinians were delighted to see 2016 end with the UN Security Council passing resolution 2334 which reaffirmed the illegality of Israel’s settlement enterprise. The passing of the resolution was facilitated by the US abstention in the dying days of Obama’s administration. The UK played a key role
(GPA) Tel Aviv – The Israeli police claimed to have found new information in an ongoing secret inquiry into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s business dealings and at now asking the attorney general’s office to authorize a full investigation. The secret probe into Netanyahu began about nine months ago and revolved around
(teleSUR) Benjamin Netanyahu says Israeli citizens complain about “noise” that comes from mosques. The muezzin’s call in the city of Jerusalem beckons the city’s sleeping populace with the shower of praise for an almighty God — but a new bill backed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seeks to muzzle
(GPA) Israel – After condemnation by the United States earlier this month, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned settlers to be on their best behavior until after the election of the next US president. During a meeting with activists from Likud (Netanyahu’s right wing political party) that included settlers
(GPA) On May 29th, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly announced his willingness to work towards a statehood solution for Palestinians. But with new plans to massively expand West Bank settlements, it seems more and more less likely that this promise will come to fruition– at least in a reasonable manner.