Daily Archives: May 19, 2022

‘There’s no way back’: Israeli lawmaker turns back on Bennett gov’t. She may not bring it down

By | 2022-05-19T17:59:42+00:00 May 19th, 2022|Israel|

In first comments, Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi from Israel’s left-wing Meretz party offers a mix of steadfastness and compromise

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This underground movement has become Israel’s largest militia. And it’s just the beginning

By | 2022-05-19T17:18:36+00:00 May 19th, 2022|Israel|

At first they were seen as a fringe right-wing organization that was liable to take the law into its hands. Today they are so strong that the state may put the law into their hands. Who are Israel's 'new guardians' and what do they want?

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The unbearable conceit of false comparisons between Israel and America

By | 2022-05-19T16:46:33+00:00 May 19th, 2022|Israel|

Why are so many seemingly intelligent pundits, activists and academics, from the right and the left, so insistent on foisting U.S. frameworks of political thinking on Israel? Ignorance and opportunism are only part of the answer

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Jordan’s King Abdullah places half-brother under house arrest

By | 2022-05-19T16:37:08+00:00 May 19th, 2022|Middle East|

In harsh public letter, Jordan's King Abdullah II says he approved measures to detain Prince Hamzah in his palace and restrict his communications and movements

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Police bar LBGT protest over cancelled Pride Parade in southern Israeli town

By | 2022-05-19T16:27:33+00:00 May 19th, 2022|Israel|

Protesters charge police 'caved to extremists,' after the Israeli town's first ever Pride Parade was nixed due to threats against organizer's mother

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In Washington, Gantz urges action against ‘Iranian aggression’

By | 2022-05-19T15:03:42+00:00 May 19th, 2022|Israel|

Israel's defense minister meets with U.S. counterpart, Lloyd Austin, stressing the importance of strengthening U.S.-led coalition in the Mideast

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