Tagged: Netanyahu

Electoral gains revive old dilemma for Israeli Arabs News & Analysis
Joseph Krauss and Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press

Electoral gains revive old dilemma for Israeli Arabs

Palestinians in Israel are facing a dilemma: "Working within the system might secure social gains for the marginalized community, but risks legitimizing a state that many feel relegates them to second-class status..."

about 3 weeks ago
Israel’s Arab Parties Want Netanyahu Gone So Bad that They’ve Endorsed a General Who Bombed Gaza Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, Vice News

Israel’s Arab Parties Want Netanyahu Gone So Bad that They’ve Endorsed a General Who Bombed Gaza

"Israel’s Arab citizens are so fed up with Benjamin Netanyahu they’re willing to endorse an army general who once boasted about the number of Palestinians he killed in Gaza." But will that change the reality of occupation and apartheid?

on September 24, 2019
‘You will never break our will’: Palestinians to Netanyahu after annexation pledge Op-Eds & Analysis
Adel Abu Nimeh, Reuters

‘You will never break our will’: Palestinians to Netanyahu after annexation pledge

Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vowed never to give it up.

on September 20, 2019
Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex a massive part of the West Bank, explained News & Analysis
Zack Beauchamp, Vox

Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex a massive part of the West Bank, explained

In a high-profile speech on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to annex a part of the West Bank called the Jordan Valley if he wins Israel’s upcoming election on September 17.

on September 20, 2019
Denied Entry to US, Palestinian Diplomat Hanan Ashrawi on US “Peace Plan” & Israeli Political Crisis News Roundup
Democracy Now!

Denied Entry to US, Palestinian Diplomat Hanan Ashrawi on US “Peace Plan” & Israeli Political Crisis

Israel will hold new elections after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government in six weeks of negotiations following the April 9 election. This marks the first time in Israeli history a prime minister-designate has failed to form a coalition government.

on June 5, 2019
The Trump-Kushner “Deal of the Century” Was Just Torpedoed By Israel’s Political Chaos Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, VICE

The Trump-Kushner “Deal of the Century” Was Just Torpedoed By Israel’s Political Chaos

Jared Kushner arrived in Israel Wednesday looking to make a deal — but his negotiating partner was, to put it mildly, distracted. While President Trump’s son-in-law was readying his framework for Israeli-Palestinian talks, Israeli legislators were busy doing something they’ve never done before: dissolving the Parliament after failing to form a government.

on June 5, 2019
The Case For a Democratic One-State Solution for Israelis and Palestinians Op-Eds & Analysis
George Bisharat, Los Angeles Times

The Case For a Democratic One-State Solution for Israelis and Palestinians

President Donald Trump has promised he will soon unveil his “Deal of the Century” for Palestinians and Israelis. But it is unlikely to do much more than consecrate a reality that has prevailed for decades: Israelis living within the borders of historic Palestine will enjoy full freedoms and political rights, while a majority of Palestinians living within the same space will remain largely disenfranchised and voiceless.

on June 5, 2019
Trump’s Twitter Habits Are Affecting How Local Politicians Behave Online Op-Eds & Analysis
Ann E. Marimow, The Washington Post

Trump’s Twitter Habits Are Affecting How Local Politicians Behave Online

President Trump has said he values his rapid-fire Twitter barrages because they allow him to speak directly to nearly 60 million followers — and his lawyers insist it is perfectly fine and legal if that conversation flows only one way when he blocks select critics.

on April 3, 2019
Trump’s Latest Tweet Could Hand The Election To Netanyahu In Israel Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, VICE

Trump’s Latest Tweet Could Hand The Election To Netanyahu In Israel

With a single tweet, President Donald Trump turned what was once a right-wing Israeli fantasy into reality with his announcement that it was time for the U.S. to recognize Israel’s control of the Golan Heights.

on April 3, 2019
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