A paramedic treats Carmi Gillon, a former head of the Shin Bet security service, at the protest encampment outside the Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem on Thursday August 20, 2020. Gillon’s hands and arms were scratched and bloodied in confrontations with police ordered to clear out the encampment to allow Netanyahu supporters demontrate there later in the day.

Police Clear Out Anti-Gov’t Protest Camp for PM Fans; Only 300 Show

Only 300 of far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s supporters gathered on Thursday evening, August 20, outside his official residence in Jerusalem, in a show of support after two months of growing anti-Netanyahu demonstrations at the same location in which many thousands have taken part. Organizers of the pro-Netanyahu demonstration had anticipated a higher turnout, having sought…

Israeli police forces suppress a protestor demonstrating against the Trump administration’s plan, Jerusalem, January 29, 2020. Clashes have been taking place in the West Bank since the US announced its so-called "Deal of the Century" on January 28.

Popular Resistance Swells in the West Bank — 4 Palestinian Dead

There have been daily clashes between demonstrators and Israeli occupation troops in the West Bank following the release of US President Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century” on January 28. The Israeli military has been on “heightened alert” there since the plan’s cynically timed and politically-motivated festive presentation to the world from the White House…

"Joint Struggle, Joint Future" – Election slogan for the Joint List

Joint List MK Yazbak Disqualified from Participating in the Elections

In a vote held on Wednesday, January 29, the Knesset’s Central Elections Committee officially disqualified Joint List MK Heba Yazbak (Balad) from running in the March 2 elections. The vote was 27 for the disqualification and 7 against. Almost all of the Knesset’s Zionist and Ultraorthodox lawmakers united behind the efforts to ban Yazbak, including the centrist…