Palestinian factions signed a reconciliation deal in Algiers on Thursday, vowing to hold elections by next October in their latest attempt to end rift.
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Israel’s ultra-Orthodox MPs aren’t true public servants but rather soldiers for their Rebbes exposing people to COVID agony and death.
Back then – as now – this fit into a “colonialist” narrative of European Jews oppressing Arabs – an easy, eye pleasing but intellectually lazy fit.
The Israeli Prime Minister has no term limits. This could change as the country’s parliament debates whether they should be imposed.
In a new report, Amnesty International accuses Israel of running an “apartheid” state. Israel has accused the rights group of antisemitism in response.
Hamas has refused to allow the Gaza Strip to host the second phase of Palestinian municipal elections, slated for March 26.
The loss of control of Gaza by Hamas should underpin America’s strategy in the region in the coming years. How can this be won?
Israel is currently in an electoral process. But the system in place could cause an Islamist-Arab party to determine who governs.
In the past there have been efforts to implement term limits for Israeli Prime Ministers. There is a fresh push to create these term limits.
Upcoming elections are 2nd time in Israel elections will also be decided on the basis of votes given to the lists that fail to cross it.