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Netanyahu stated Israel's planned annexation of large parts of the West Bank is still on the table despite statements by the US and UAE to the contrary.

In a Facebook post responding to the devastating Beirut blast, former Israeli MK Moshe Feiglin said the incident was a 'gift from God'.

Israel parliament has fewer powers overseeing government's coronavirus response

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Israel parliament has fewer powers overseeing government's coronavirus response

There are concerns about further erosion of parliamentary powers in Israel.

Backlash after man appointed as Israeli women’s committee head

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Backlash after man appointed as Israeli women’s committee head

Women in Israel voiced their outrage at the appointment of the only male member of the parliamentary group tackling gender equality as its lead.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: Iran sees record rise in new cases, Israel suspends parliament after MK tests positive and fears mount of second ...

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Israel seals off two Palestinian towns following coronavirus outbreak

Authorities placed the towns of Deir al-Asad and al-Baneh in northern Israel under lockdown after mobile testing facilities revealed a sharp rise in coronavirus cases in the area.

Laura Albast

Gantz discards Joint List, cedes the throne to Netanyahu

Comment: Faced with coronavirus and the prospect of cooperation with the Arab Joint List, Gantz unites with Netanyahu to defeat a joint enemy, ...

Daoud Kuttab

Who's afraid of Heba Yazbak?

Comment: Heba Yazbak is a strong, articulate woman, a highly educated Arab politician, and a perfect role model for Palestinians. In short, ...

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Trump's 'apartheid' plan could spell land transfer for Palestinian-Israelis

Most Palestinian citizens of Israel have spoken out against land transfers.

Israel opposition leader Gantz vows to annex Jordan Valley

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Israel opposition leader Gantz vows to annex Jordan Valley

The annexation of Jordan Valley has once again come up in Israel ahead of elections.

Sophia Akram

Palestinian hopes lie in US elections, not Israel's

Comment: Trump has emboldened Netanyahu's right-wing agenda. A change of leadership in US politics is needed to make a real difference for ...

Israel squashes plan to bus Bedouin voters to polls

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Israel squashes plan to bus Bedouin voters to polls

A decision by Israel's electoral committee has triggered the anger of Arab groups and lawmakers who say that many will be prevented from casting ...

Netanyahu to call impromptu meeting over 'damning media report'

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Netanyahu to call impromptu meeting over 'damning media report'

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu will call an emergency meeting over a media report that could cost his Likud party the elections.

Israeli <em>MK</em> tells Palestinian lawmaker Jews are 'special race'

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Israeli MK tells Palestinian lawmaker Jews are 'special race'

A Likud Party MK has been accused of racism after claiming that Jews are a 'special race' in a Knesset committee debate.

Israeli left slams Netanyahu's silence on Trump's anti-Semitism

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Israeli left slams Netanyahu's silence on Trump's anti-Semitism

The Israeli left has slammed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for sweeping Trump's anti-Semitism under the carpet.

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Israel slammed in UN report on Myanmar arms sales

Israel was identified as one of seven countries that had traded arms with Myanmar since 2017.

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Far-right Israeli politician advocates return to biblical law

Far-right pro-settlement Bezalel Smotrich - who hopes to be Israel's next justice minister - is advocating for a return to Jewish law as ...

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Palestinian former MK Basel Ghattas released from Israeli prison

Former Knesset member Basel Ghattas was sentenced to two years in prison in 2017 after admitting to smuggling mobile phones and SIM cards to ...

Ramona Wadi

Talk of Israel's right-wing mustn't eclipse its colonial agenda

Comment: In Israel, talk of right and far-right politics has shifted focus away from the perpetual, violent dispossession of Palestinians, ...

Israeli politician 'shoots Palestinian <em>MK</em> dead' in campaign video

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Israeli politician 'shoots Palestinian MK dead' in campaign video

Notorious Israeli MK Oren Hazan has released a campaign video where he is shown shooting dead a Palestinian political rival.

Imad K. Harb

America must end its weapons deliveries to Saudi Arabia

Comment: The Saudi-led coalition's intervention in Yemen has only brought death and calamity, writes Imad K. Harb.

US may withdraw support to Saudis over Yemen casualties

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US may withdraw support to Saudis over Yemen casualties

Senior officials at the Pentagon are growing increasingly concerned with the extent of collateral damage caused by the Saudi-led coalition in ...

Rights group urges investigation into Yemen school bus massacre

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Rights group urges investigation into Yemen school bus massacre

Netherlands-based Rights Radar has called for an investigation into Saada after dozens of school children were killed in an airstrike.

US supplied bomb that slaughtered dozens of Yemeni children

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US supplied bomb that slaughtered dozens of Yemeni children

The bomb that killed 40 children in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a bus in northern Yemen was sold by the United States under a State ...

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