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Yamini quits Bennett govt in Israel Naftali Bennett’s government in Israel loses parliamentary majority

The resignation of Idit Silman, whip of the Yamina party, has led to a tie in the 120-member Knesset between the eight-party ruling alliance led by Bennett and the opposition

Palestine in 2021: UK’s crackdown on Hamas

Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News explained the reasons for the UK’s ban on Hamas and the influence of Israeli lobbying and domestic political machinations

Historic unity and resistance in Palestine amid increased attacks and oppression

Resistance in Palestine acquired new dimensions this year amid the pandemic and unprecedented Israeli offensives in Gaza, forced displacements and increased numbers of settler attacks. The escape of six prisoners, defiance at Sheikh Jarrah and East Jerusalem, a successful national strike across historic Palestine were moments of hope.

Benjamin Netanyahu is out for now but how long will Bennett rule?

Ending weeks of speculation and uncertainty about the possibility of a transition, the Naftali Bennett-led government received Knesset’s support by the narrowest of margins of 60-59

Israeli govt formation Israel’s new government: More of the same old ahead

Israel might see the end of the Benjamin Netyanyahu era tomorrow. However, it is doubtful whether the new government of change will actually be any different despite the protestations of the protagonists

Israel intensifies persecution of its Palestinian citizens over opposition

Israel’s security forces have waged a campaign and arrested more than 3,000 Palestinian citizens since the second week of May this for their participation in protests against Israeli aggression at Al-Aqsa and in Gaza, calling it “operation law and order”

Right-wing leader Naftali Bennett may become Israel’s next prime minister

Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid of the Yesh Atid party have reached an agreement to form a coalition government which might end Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year rule. Bennett was also a firm supporter of the recent bombing of Gaza

UN Human Rights Council forms commission to probe rights violations in Palestine; Israel won’t cooperate

The commission will investigate violations of all humanitarian and human rights laws in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and in Israel over the past two months

Palestinian resistance will intensify

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent ceasefire in Gaza, the implications of the latest round of Israeli atrocities, and the consequences for the region as a whole

Opposition mounts to US arms sales to Israel

Several US congresspersons and rights groups have objected to the Joe Biden government’s decision to sell weapons worth USD 735 million to Israel, citing continued violations of human rights in Gaza and other occupied Palestinian territories

Israeli aggression on Gaza Israeli air strikes on Gaza enter second week, death toll nears 200

Despite causing horrifying levels of death and damage, Israel’s caretaker prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that the brutal offensive will continue at “full force”

We choose human rights instead: Roger Waters on Israel’s crimes and Palestine’s resistance

Roger Waters and Vijay Prashad talk about the Israel’s apartheid policy, the primal disdain on display in the occupied territories and Palestinians’ defiant resistance

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