Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump confer at Ben Gurion International Airport prior to the latter's departure from Israel on May 23, 2017.

Netanyahu’s Right-Wing Bloc to Boycott Knesset Vote on Immunity

The Knesset is expected to vote today (Tuesday, January 28) to convene a legislative committee to discuss far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s immunity application. In November, Netanyahu was charged with fraud, bribery and breach of trust in three cases. The Knesset’s plenum discussion will take place while Netanyahu is in Washington for the unveiling of…

Palestinians demonstrate in Ramallah in late June 2019 during the then ongoing "Peace to Prosperity" workshop, initiated by the Trump administration, taking place in Bahrain. The slogan in Arabic at the top of the banners reads: "Down with the Deal of the Century.. Down with the Bahrain Workshop."

CPI Rejects Any Imperialistic Steps by US Violating International Law

The Communist Party of Israel (CPI) unequivocally rejects the imminent US publishing of details of US President Donald Trump’s imperialistic Middle East plan, dubbed the “Deal of the Century,” prior to a visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his challenger in the forthcoming election, MK Benny Gantz, to the White House on Monday,…

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov meets with Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu. June 2018

UN Official: Israel’s Jordan Valley Annexation Would Be Devastating

Nickolay Mladenov, United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, expressed grave concern on Wednesday, January 22 regarding Israeli plans to annex the occupied Jordan Valley, stressing that such a step would have devastating effects on the region. “The annexation of some or all of Area C in the West Bank, if implemented, would…

MK Heba Yazbak voting in last September's election

Hadash, CPI Reject Barring of Joint List MK Heba Yazbak from Election

Likud MK Ophir Katz filed a request with the Knesset’s Central Elections Committee on Tuesday, January 21, to disqualify Balad MK Heba Yazbak (Joint List) from running in the March 2 general elections, just a day before the deadline for submitting such requests. Senior Blue & White lawmaker and former neo-liberal Ministry of Treasure, Yair Lapid, subsequently announced…

Pupils demonstrate against Rabbi Rafi Peretz's homophobic and racist remarks, last Sunday, January 12, at Blich High School in Ramat-Gan.

Education Head Stuns with Latest Homophobic and Racist Remarks

Schools, teachers’ unions, social movements, LGTB organizations and mayors throughout the country reacted with shock after the Minister of Education, far-right and messianic Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) leader Rabbi Rafi Peretz, again publicly made racist and homophobic remarks. In an interview published in Yediot Aharonot last Friday, January 10, Peretz said a normative family is…