Joint List leader MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash) in the Knesset plenum: "The immediate need is to strengthen the Joint List and achieve 15 seats."

Joint List Leader Odeh: “Above All Else, We Say ‘No’ to Netanyahu!”

In a lengthy interview with Haaretz printed on Friday, January 10, Joint List leader MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash) discussed whether his coalition of four parties would recommend Blue & White (Kahol Lavan) leader MK Benny Gantz to President Reuven Rivlin to be prime minister following the upcoming March elections. Relating to the position of the Joint List…

Palestinian photojournalist Moath Amarneh was seriously injured while covering protests in Surif, near the West Bank city of Hebron, November 15, 2019.

2019 Report: 255 Violations against Journalists in OPT by Israeli Forces

During 2019, Israeli military forces committed 255 violations against journalists and media institutions working in the occupied Palestinian territories (OPT). These figures appear in the annual report prepared by WAFA, the Palestine News and Information Agency, which the organization released on Sunday, January 5. The violations included the firing of live ammunition, rubber-coated bullets and…

Hundreds of Israeli and Palestinian activists demonstrate close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence on Saturday night, December 7, in solidarity with the residents of Issawiya. The large banner beneath red flag in the right of the photograph reads: “We are all with Issawiya”; the placard to the left proclaims: "Enough of the racist policy."

Israel’s Police Rampage in Issawiya Continues; 4 Palestinians Detained

Israeli occupation forces assaulted and detained four Palestinian civilians Friday, December 27, in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of al-Issawiya, according to residents. Police forces physically assaulted the four, beating them up at the entrance to the neighborhood, before arresting them. Isawiya, located adjacent to Hebrew University’s Mount Scopus campus and Hadassah-University Medical Center, is home…

The tail wagging the dog: PM Netanyahu and US President Trump at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, May 23, 2017

After Primary Victory, Netanyahu Vows to Get US to Back Annexation

In a speech on Friday morning, December 27, far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed his “final and sweeping” victory in the Likud primary on Thursday, thanking US President Donald Trump and vowing to bring US recognition of Israeli sovereignty over its West Bank settlements — a move tantamount to annexation of the occupied Palestinian territories.…

From Netanyahu's campaign on Facebook "Get out and vote for me on Thursday."

US, UK & Aussie Capitalists Donate to Netanyahu and Sa’ar Campaigns

Far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his challenger in today’s (December 26) internal Likud election for the party leadership, MK Gideon Sa’ar, each received hundreds of thousands of shekels in campaign contributions from American, British millionaires, the State Comptroller’s Office website revealed on Sunday, December 22. The Knesset passed a law last year preventing Knesset…

The International Criminal Court's (ICC) Chief Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda

MK Cassif on ICC Announcement: Israelis Have to Look Squarely at Crimes Committed in Their Name

Since the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, announced there’s reasonable basis to probe Israel for war crimes against Palestinians, Israeli media and officials have been quick to spread false conclusions and arouse a deep political debate. In light of Bensouda’s statement, Likud MK Gideon Sa’ar stated on Sunday, December 22, that “a few days…