Knesset to Vote on Dissolving, Lapid to Become PM

Far-right Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid announced that the parliament (Knesset) would be disbanding next week on Monday, subject to a vote on the matter. Lapid, head of the centrist Yesh Atid party, will become interim Prime Minister if the Knesset is disbanded, lasting until elections take place, scheduled now for…

Israel Extends ‘Administrative Detention’ of Palestinian-French Lawyer

A Palestinian-French lawyer, Salah Hamouri, will spend at least three more months detained without charge under a controversial Israeli occupation practice. Hamouri has been arrested and jailed by Israeli authorities on several occasions, including in 2005. Att. Salah Hamouri (Photo: Syndicat des avocats de France) Israeli authorities overnight Sunday-Monday extended the detention of Hamouri, 37,…