In Israel,things are moving from bad to worse as thousands of protesters took to the City of Tel Aviv's Rabin Square to protest against Israeli's Prime Minister,Benjamin Nethanyau and what they nicknamed "erosion of democracy". Over two thousands Israelis stormed the city of Tel Aviv's Rabin on Sunday to stage a rally against Benjamin Nethanyau's policies and measures. The Protesters were asked to stand six feet apart as a way of observing social distancing order for their safety.They were orderly arranged
The Hamsa Militant group have started firing 15 rockets towards the Israeli town of Dimona, near the country's main nuclear reactor after Israel pledged tough response to Palestinian Militants.The group announced its latest rocket attack on the city of Dimona in a statement released on Wednesday adding that another rocket have been fired towards the city of Ashdad.
Earlier today, I was honored to stand in the East Room of the White House as President Trump disclosed the details of his proposal for peace in the Middle East. The plan reflects a realistic and sincere approach to bringing peace to the region. Israel’s security is ensured, Jerusalem remains undivided, Biblical holy sites remain open to all and under Israel’s sovereignty, and the Palestinians have a clear path towards a peaceful future. Despite the benchmarks for the Palestinian leadership being low, th
As violence escalates, Israel's defense minister has promised to continue operations against Palestinian rebels, saying that the country's forces will achieve "total silence" before returning to the negotiating table.Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz vowed to keep fighting Hamas and other Palestinian forces until a ceasefire is achieved in a speech delivered on Wednesday in the coastal city of Ashkelon.
In retaliation to balloon borne arson and explosive devices attacks by Hamas terror group on Israel, the Israel Defence Forces has launched streams of military attacks on the Gaza Strips Thursday August 13 morning. The Israel Defense Forces said that Israeli warplanes, combat helicopters and tanks hit a number of targets belonging to the Hamas terror group. On Tuesday and Wednesday, dozens of balloon-borne devices were launched into southern Israel igniting over 80 fires. The IDF in a statement said it targeted
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed victory in Israel's general election, after exit polls put him ahead of his main rival Benny Gantz. Three projections gave Mr Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party 36 or 37 seats, and Mr Gantz's centrist Blue and White alliance between 32 and 34. However, the polls suggested Likud and its right-wing allies might fall just short of a majority in parliament. Monday's election was Israel's third in less than a year. Neither of the two main party leaders was able to co
Benjamin Gantz, an Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz who met with the U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on Thursday, tweeted that there's a need to stop Iran's aggressiveness, while strengthening the alliance of moderates, and protecting Israel’s qualitative military edge. Benny Gantz
The United States and its partner, the state of Israel has successfully tested arrow 2 Missile Defence System over the Mediterranean Sea in central Israel on Wednesday August 12. "The Arrow-2 interceptor successfully performed its planned trajectory and destroyed the target," the Pentagon agency said in a statement. Arrow-2 is part of the multi-layered system Israel has developed to defend against both short- and mid-range rockets fired from Gaza and Lebanon, as well as Iran's long-range missiles. It includes
On Tuesday, 28th of January, 2020, US President Donald Trump unveiled the much awaited and long delayed peace plan for the Middle East. The plan was met with a lot of mixed reactions, with the Israeli leaders, British PM Boris Johnson showing massive support for it, while the Palestinians and its leaders out rightly rejected the plan, saying its purpose was to impose permanent Israeli rule over the West Bank. President Trump held separate meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his elect
Benny Gantz joins Netanyahu, eliciting indignant anger from his former boosters, and a whole lot of questions from everyone else. . What’s the deal? A year of political wrangling came to a seemingly sudden halt Thursday as the biggest challenge to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rule fell apart as Benny Gantz, the one-time leader of the Blue and White party, appeared to forge a unity deal. As of this writing, there is not yet a deal, but most reporting and punditry acts like there is one, and that
Israel has intensified its assault on Gaza, as Palestinian militants continue to fire rockets into Israel on the fifth day of hostilities.According to Israel's military, air and land troops were engaged in Friday's attacks but had not reached Gaza.The night sky was lit up by blasts from Israeli artillery, gunboats, and air strikes, according to video from Gaza City.
Israel's president Reuven Rivlin has asked the parliament to choose a new prime minister, and gave it three weeks to agree upon a leader or push the country into a fourth election in about a year. Rivlin made the move after his prime minister-designate, former military chief Benny Gantz, and prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu missed a deadline to form an “emergency” unity government on Thursday, prolonging the political crisis. Netanyahu declared victory in the March 2 election. His Likud party led the
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed victory in Israel's election over his predominant challenger, former military chief of personnel Benny Gantz, though it appears he may simply be quick of securing a parliamentary majority to shape the next government. Exit polls after Monday's vote, the third in much less than a year, suggested Netanyahu's Likud celebration and its ultra-religious and nationalist allies had captured 59 of the a hundred and twenty seats in the Knesset - pointing to yet another de
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main rival has reportedly agreed to join a unity government, ending a year of political deadlock. Benny Gantz's surprise election as speaker of parliament on Thursday paved the way for the deal. He will stay in the role until he is named foreign minister, Israeli media report, and will then take over the premiership in September 2021. Mr Gantz had refused to serve under Mr Netanyahu because he is facing trial. The Israeli leader was formally charged with bribery,
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday approached parliament for invulnerability, weeks after the troubled chief was arraigned on a scope of corruption charges. Netanyahu, Israel's longest-serving premier, is battling for his political endurance on two fronts — the defilement charges and hardened restriction from another anti-extremist gathering. The invulnerability demand is relied upon to postpone the beginning of court procedures for a considerable length of time, as administrators ar
Israeli Defense Minister, Benny Gantz, said on Sunday that Tel Aviv will not give up its security interests, while he is near the Lebanese border, while an Al-Arabiya correspondent reported that an Israeli plane had crashed in southern Lebanon. The Israeli minister declared that Tel Aviv was not seeking an escalation, threatening strong responses to any threat. Israel carried out strikes in Syria that led to the killing of leaders of Hezbollah and Iranian militias, and then on Saturday night it bombed border
Benny Gantz and Benjamin Netanjahu on a poster The Israeli Parliament has passed a bill clearing the way for Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz to form a government. The office of prime minister will reportedly rotate between the two rivals. After three elections and a stalemate that lasted over a year, the Israeli Parliament on Thursday voted for a new government that would see caretaker Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu keep his seat. However, the lawmakers also voted in constitutional changes that would
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz on Monday reached an agreement to share power, bringing the country closer to an end of more than a year of political paralysis. It was made possible after Mr Gantz abandoned his refusal to serve with Mr Netanyahu while he faces corruption charges. He said he dropped the pledge because of changed circumstances amid Israel's coronavirus outbreak. One of the provisions of the deal would allow Parliament to annex West Bank territory for the first
Photo Credit: Guardian COVID-19: See How Thousands of Israelis Protested Against Prime Minister Under Strict Coronavirus Restrictions According to the Guardian, thousands of Israelis demonstrated against prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu under strict coronavirus restrictions on Sunday. They were wearing face masks, waving black flags and keeping two meters apart, Netanyahu, who denies any wrongdoing, is under criminal indictment in three corruption cases. He is also negotiating a power-sharing deal with his