Anti-Netanyahu Protesters Assaulted Again by Prominent Likud Activist

Likud activist Rami Ben Yehuda is seen punching retired Col. Rami Matan at a bridge near Jerusalem, September 24, 2022. (Screenshot: Crime Minister) A prominent Likud activist on Saturday assaulted protesters demonstrating against far-right opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu on a highway overpass outside Jerusalem. Rami Ben-Yehuda, who is on Likud’s payroll amid the right-party’s election…

Hadash and Communist Party of Israel Dismiss “Two States” Lapid’s UN Speech

Prime Minister Yair Lapid said a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was “the right thing” for Israel, addressing the world from the United Nations General Assembly’s high-level meeting Thursday. In 2016, from the same platform, far-right PM Benjamin Netanyahu did not merely pledge his commitment “to a vision of peace based on two states…

MK Odeh: Only Arab Voters Can Curb Rise of Extreme Right

MK Ayman Odeh, the head of the Hadash-Ta’al alliance, predicted his faction would be a major juggernaut in post-election coalition jockeying, after the Joint List splintered into two separate slates Thursday night. Hadash and Ta’al submits on Thursday night candidates for Knesset ahead of November ballot (Photo: Central Election Committee) The fracturing of the Joint List…

Hadash, Balad to Run Again Under Joint List

Leaders of the Hadash and Balad parties have agreed to once again join forces in the coming November 1 election under the banner of the Joint List, as they have done since 2015. Ta’al, the third party in the alliance of Hadash and Arab parties, has yet to sign on. The deadline for submitting election…

Israel Extends Again “Administrative Detention” of Palestinian-French Lawyer

The 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 during the last ten years. Att. Salah Hamouri (Photo: Justice for Salah Hamouri) Israeli authorities overnight Sunday-Monday extended the detention of Hamouri,…