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Head of the Palestinian Joint List alliance Ayman Odeh said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was trying to 'spark a civil war' after racist incitement against Palestinian MPs.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked Benny Gantz in a conference speech if he is really prepared to form a minority government with 'these people', meaning the Palestinian Joint List.

Palestinian-Israelis demand state of emergency after increasing ‘mystery murders’

The New Arab

Palestinian-Israelis demand state of emergency after increasing ‘mystery murders’

The head of Israel’s Union of Local Authorities has called for a state of emergency after murders of Palestinian citizens of Israel increased to record levels.

Palestinian-Israeli parties back Gantz for PM

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian-Israeli parties back Gantz for PM

The mainly Arab Joint List alliance made the announcement at roughly the same time as its leader, Ayman Odeh, published an opinion piece on the ...

Palestinian-Israeli parties celebrate victory over Netanyahu's right-wing agenda

The New Arab

Palestinian-Israeli parties celebrate victory over Netanyahu's right-wing agenda

Chairman of the Arab Joint List alliance, Ayman Odeh, celebrated the general election result as an opportunity to 'send that inciter Netanyahu ...

The New Arab

Palestinian-Israelis vote amid campaign of intimidation

Palestinian-Israeli voters have begun casting their votes amid a campaign by Netanyahu’s party to prevent them from voting.

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian lawmaker sticks camera in Netanyahu’s face in protest

A rare clash erupted between Netanyahu and Joint List Chairman Odeh at the Knesset ahead of a vote on a controversial bill to allow cameras in ...

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian parties in Israel unite before September Knesset election

Plans for the coalition were finalised when the National Democratic Assembly, known as Balad, agreed to join the list.

Khalil E. Jahshan

Ambassador Friedman just gutted 50 years of diplomacy

Comment: US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman's remarks signal the ultimate demise of the two-state solution, writes Khalil E. Jahshan.

Thousands of Israelis protest proposed Netanyahu immunity bills

The New Arab

Thousands of Israelis protest proposed Netanyahu immunity bills

Tens of thousands of Israelis protested in Tel Aviv on Saturday against proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu immunity ...

The New Arab

Palestinian 'mystery murders' on the rise in Israel

Palestinian citizens of Israel are calling for accountability amid sharp increase of murders within Arab towns.

Palestine solidarity activists must defend the two-state solution

Imogen Lambert

Palestine solidarity activists must defend the two-state solution

Comment: Advocating a one-state or two-state solution is not solely about the technicalities of the end-game, writes Imogen Lambert.

Israel court bars Jewish Power election candidate Ben-Ari

The New Arab & agencies

Israel court bars Jewish Power election candidate Ben-Ari

Israel's supreme court disqualified the leader of the extreme-right Jewish Power party, Michael Ben-Ari, from running in next month's elections.

Israeli committee bars Palestinian left-wing party from upcoming elections

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli committee bars Palestinian left-wing party from upcoming elections

An Israeli elections committee, made up of representatives of parties in parliament, has barred the Palestinian Balad party from participating ...

The legacy of Israel's Black Panthers

Otman Aitlkaboud

The legacy of Israel's Black Panthers

The concluding chapter of Otman Aitlkaboud's exploration of the marginalisation of Mizrahi Jews and its lasting impact on leftist political ...

Alex Wright

Israeli town names square after former Egyptian president

Kafr Manda, a town in northern Israel, has named a new square after former Egyptian President Gamal Abd al-Nasser, causing a stir among locals.

Nidal Mohammad Watad

Israel elections 'unlikely to change much'

Analysis: Israel's general election is likely to be close. But whatever the outcome, nothing is likely to change.

Riya al-Sanah

Israel elections: To vote or not to vote?

Analysis: What do Palestinian citizens of Israel think of the United List, a coalition of Palestinian political parties? And what comes next?

Agencies

Netanyahu: No Palestinian state if re-elected

On the eve of the Israeli elections, Netanyahu announces he will prevent the establishment of a Palestinian state if re-elected. Meanwhile, the ...

Israel elections: East Jerusalemites remain disillusioned and disenfranchised

Joharah Baker

Israel elections: East Jerusalemites remain disillusioned and disenfranchised

Blog: Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem are cynical, and expect to benefit nothing from the upcoming Israeli elections, no matter who wins.

Nidal Mohammad Watad

Three possible scenarios for the next Israeli government

Analysis: Two days before the Israeli general elections, and the result is too close to call. Here are some possible outcomes.

Palestinian Israelis closing ranks ahead of Knesset elections

Naif Zaydani

Palestinian Israelis closing ranks ahead of Knesset elections

Analysis: Hopes are high that candidates on a joint list of political parties will do well in the upcoming Israeli general election.

Joint List launches campaign for Israeli parliament amid optimism

Naif Zaydani

Joint List launches campaign for Israeli parliament amid optimism

The Joint List of Palestinian parties in Israel has launched its campaign for parliamentary elections in March amid widespread support from ...

Israel's Palestinian parties face test of unity

Jonathan Cook

Israel's Palestinian parties face test of unity

Analysis: The disqualification of Haneen Zoabi highlights the difficulties the new political bloc faces maintaining cohesion after polling day, ...

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