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Palestinian citizens of Israel New Israeli bill proposes to let police enter homes of Arab citizens without warrant

Critics argue that in the name of fighting rising crime rates within the Arab community, Israel is legalizing discrimination against Arab citizens. Recently, the policy of indefinite detention. so far followed only in the occupied territories, was extended to Arab citizens of Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu fails to get majority yet again, deadlock in Israel continues

In the results announced today, no party or coalition, even after the fourth election in two years, has reached the majority mark of 61 seats in the 120 member Israeli parliament Knesset

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

Israel government formation In a surprise U-turn, Benny Gantz partners with arch rival Netanyahu to form national government

Benny Gantz broke his Blue and White alliance and reached an agreement with Benjamin Netanyahu which will see the latter become the prime minister for the first three years in a national unity government

Israeli elections Israel set for more political uncertainty as elections yield inconclusive results

The Likud-led coalition has once again won 58 seats, three short of a majority. However, the number of seats won by various parties makes the formation of government unlikely

Israeli elections Israelis vote for the third time in less than a year to elect a new parliament

No coalition or party was able to secure majority support in the two previous elections, held in April and September of last year

Benjamin Netanyahu Netanyahu requests parliamentary immunity against criminal prosecution

The request for immunity by the Israeli prime minister came hours before the expiry of the deadline to apply for the same. Netanyahu was indicted on criminal charges, including bribery, fraud and breach of trust, in November 2019

Benny Gantz will struggle to form a government in Israel

Gantz, the leader of the Blue and White party, has 28 days to try to obtain the support of 61 legislators. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu admitted defeat in this endeavor on Monday

Israel elections Is the era of Benjamin Netanyahu over?

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party has secured fewer seats than its main rival, the Blue and White alliance, in the Knesset elections. The Joint Arab List emerged as the third largest force

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