Netanyahu about to be mandated to form a new government

Netanyahu is about to form a new government

Benjamin Netanyahu should be charged Wednesday night with forming the next Israeli government, which would debut under the sign of the Prime Minister’s judicial troubles and the expected US initiative to settle the conflict with the Palestinians. President Reuven Rivlin receives at 19H00 (16H00) the one he entrusts the care of forming a government following […]

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Australia recognizes West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Australia recognizes West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Australia has recognized Saturday West Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel, but will not transfer its embassy until the final status of the city has been determined. “Australia recognizes West Jerusalem, where the Knesset and many government institutions, such as the capital of Israel, are located,” said Prime Minister Scott Morrison. “We […]

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Israeli settlements in the West Bank: AirBnB, it's over

Israeli settlements in the West Bank: AirBnB, it’s over

Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank will no longer be able to use AirBnB. The online housing booking platform decided to withdraw the 200 offers it offered in Jewish settlements. A positive first step for the Palestinians, a pitiful capitulation for Israel … It is by way of a statement that the American company […]

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Israel announced its plans to destroy a Bedouin village

Israel announced its plans to destroy a Bedouin village

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel announced Sunday the suspension “for a number of weeks” of the evacuation of the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, in the occupied West Bank. The decision was upheld after a meeting of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s security cabinet. The Hebrew State, which has long sought to drive away Arab nomads from […]

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Merkel evokes in Jerusalem a perpetual responsibility against antisemitism

Merkel evokes in Jerusalem a “perpetual responsibility” against antisemitism

Jerusalem (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday in Jerusalem “the perpetual responsibility” of his country against anti-Semitism and xenophobia, during a visit where the special relationship with Israel is supposed to prevail over serious differences . Merkel, arriving Wednesday evening for 24 hours, has admitted that the two governments were far from seeing […]

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Palestinians challenge ICJ transfer of US embassy

Palestinians challenge ICJ transfer of US embassy

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) announced Friday that it has received a complaint from the Palestinian authorities challenging the transfer to Jerusalem of the US embassy. According to the Palestinians, this transfer contravenes the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961 and must be annulled. Palestinians urge “the Court to say that the transfer […]

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