Israel final election results give Netanyahu an extra seat

Israel: final election results give Netanyahu an extra seat

The Israeli electoral commission released Wednesday the final results of the legislative elections of 17 September, which grant an additional member to Likud, the party of Benjamin Netanyahu, without offering a new horizon to Israel in the political stalemate. The right-wing Likud sends 32 MPs to the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, and the “blue-white” party […]

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Israel Arab parties support Benny Gantz to be the next prime minister

Israel: Arab parties support Benny Gantz to be the next prime minister

The “United List”, which brings together Arab parties in Israel, with 13 MPs, announced Sunday it would recommend the centrist Benny Gantz, whose party came first in the parliamentary elections last Tuesday, to be the next Prime Minister. In a New York Times column, a few minutes before his appointment with the Israeli president, Arab […]

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Israel Netanyahu promises to annex a third of the West Bank if he is re-elected

Israel: Netanyahu promises to annex a third of the West Bank if he is re-elected

Less than a week away from the legislative elections, the prime minister, seeking to secure the voices of the settlers, said he would apply Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley, a large strategic area of ​​the occupied West Bank. The announcement provoked outrage on the Palestinian side and the derision of the Israeli right, which […]

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Netanyahu repeats Israel will annex settlements in West Bank

Netanyahu repeats Israel will annex settlements in West Bank

The Israeli prime minister is betting on the support of settlers and the nationalist right to stay in power in the legislative elections of September 17. Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu said on Sunday (September 1st) that Israel would annex the Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, a promise it had made five months […]

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Hezbollah threatens Israel with retaliation after a drone attack in Lebanon.

Hezbollah threatens Israel with retaliation after a drone attack in Lebanon.

Tension rises again in the Middle East after the fall of Israeli drones in Lebanon, in an already complicated context with the kidnapping of two soldiers from the Jewish state and the assassination of a third. Lebanese Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday threatened Israel with retaliation after an armed drone attack on his Beirut […]

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Israel approves construction of 2,300 housing units in settlements

Israel approved construction of 2,300 housing units in settlements

Israel has approved the construction of more than 2,300 housing units in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, the latest support for these controversial homes in full swing since Donald Trump’s arrival in the White House. A planning committee at the Israeli Ministry of Defense has approved the construction of these homes in recent […]

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Israel unveils the characteristics of its tank of the future

Israel unveils the characteristics of its “tank of the future”

Elyakim military base (Israel)  – Israel unveiled on Sunday the details of its “fighting vehicle of the future”, a tank requiring half as many soldiers at the controls, with a 360-degree vision and which could be in part guided by a video game console. The Ministry of Defense presented the main features of this project […]

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