Benny Gantz
Israeli airstrikes in Lebanon Israel carries out airstrikes at 3 different locations in south Lebanon 

While these were the first officially acknowledged Israeli airstrikes in Lebanon since 2014, Israel regularly violates Lebanese airspace to carry out illegal strikes inside Syria

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

Farmers lead shutdown across India to mark 4 months of protest and other stories

Today we take a look at a nationwide shutdown led by farmers in India, a controversial voting bill passed in Georgia, US, the annual Peasant March in Paraguay, the results of Israel’s parliamentary elections, and reports of the Indian government placing restrictions on exports of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Israel’s parliament dissolves, fresh elections to be held in March 2021

Parliament was dissolved after the government could not pass the budget in the stipulated time. The upcoming elections in March will be the fourth election in less than two years

‘Israeli annexation plan formalizes the system of apartheid’

Palestinian lawyer and activist Diana Buttu talks about what the Israeli administration may have in mind about implementing the annexation plans, the impact of this on the two-state theory, the future of Palestinian Authority, and more.

Netanyahu says proposed annexation of occupied Palestinian territory may be delayed  

Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly told his party colleagues that the annexation of parts of Occupied Palestinian territories and Jordan Valley would be delayed due to diplomatic and security considerations

What does the Israeli annexation plan mean for Palestinians?

On July 1, Israel is set to begin the annexation of as much as 30% of the West Bank. This move violates multiple international laws and treaties and has been met with widespread protests.

Netanyahu unfazed by protests against annexation of occupied West Bank

Massive protests broke out in Tel Aviv on June 6 against Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank.

Israeli annexation plan Unfazed by protests, Netanyahu reiterates plan to annex more Palestinian territory

Israel has occupied Palestinian West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza since 1967 and also built numerous illegal settlements, violating several international laws. It now plans to formally annex a large part of these territories

Protest against killing of autistic Palestinian Protests erupt against killing of disabled Palestinian man by Israeli police

Hundreds of protesters gathered in cities across Palestine and Israel to denounce the killing of an innocent and unarmed Palestinian man by the Israeli forces. Iyad Hallaq, who was diagnosed with autism, was shot down by Israeli police on May 30

Netanyahu trials Israel Benjamin Netanyahu to personally appear for trial in court

Netanyahu is indicted in seven cases, the trial for which will begin on May 24. If convicted, the Israeli prime minister will have to serve more than 10 years in prison

Israel new government A new coalition government takes charge in Israel with Netanyahu as prime minister

The new government with a three-year term has the highest number of ministers in Israeli history. It also includes some novel experiments such as designating Benny Gantz as the “alternative and future prime minister” of Israel

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