After more than 500 days of electoral deadlock in which he fought for his political survival, Benjamin Netanyahu takes his seat in the Jerusalem District Court for a new battle – to stay out of prison and avoid a stain on his legacy.
New claims surrounding the death of a prominent Hezbollah commander shed light on the shifting ground realities in Syria and the region.
We look into who controls what in the occupied West Bank as its total annexation is the top priority of Israel's new yet bloated government.
His power-sharing agreement with former election rival, centrist Blue and White leader Benny Gantz, opens the way for Netanyahu to proceed towards a pledged de facto annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, land Palestinians seek for a state.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stated his intention to annex the illegally occupied territory, in a move that would kill the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Seventy-two of the Knesset's 120 lawmakers signed on to Benjamin Netanyahu's candidacy after parliament passed legislation approving details of a power-sharing deal between the premier's Likud party and centrist rival Benny Gantz's Blue and White.
Unanimous decision, released just before midnight, ends a more than year-long political stalemate and prevents the country from plunging into a fourth consecutive election in just over a year.
The court's ruling, expected by the end of the week, will dictate whether Israel breaks out of its political paralysis or plunges into its fourth consecutive election in just over a year.
Regional experts say Palestinians will continue to suffer from the Israeli occupation despite the change of guard in the government.
In countries like India and Israel Muslims are being scapegoated for the spread of Covid-19.
The coronavirus diagnosis of 71-year-old Health Minister Yaakov Litzman and his wife has led various senior officials whom he recently had contact with to announce self-isolation.
With only the partial backing of his centrist party and the support of Netanyahu's right-wing Likud, Gantz left many of his political allies fuming over the smoothing of a path to partnership with a prime minister under criminal indictment.
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