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“New Right” Leaders Are Co-opting Progressive Language to Mislead Voters 10.7.2020
The leaders of the “new populist right” are refurbishing the very conservative and elite order they claim to ...
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‘It was all hot air’: John Bolton’s new book focuses largely on his own relevance — or lack thereof 29.6.2020 Raw Story
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had little faith in presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner’s ability to negotiate Middle East peace before his plan was shot down by the Palestinians, according to former national security adviser John Bolton’s new book. Kushner ran point on the Middle East peace negotiations with a White House team led by a […]
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Israel annexation plans for West Bank leave Palestinians in despair 25.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
Tom Bateman goes to the West Bank to see how Israeli annexation would shape life with Palestinians.
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Combative Netanyahu attacks ‘fabricated’ graft charges as trial begins 25.5.2020 Raw Story
A combative Benjamin Netanyahu stood in court Sunday for the start of his long-anticipated corruption trial, after lashing out at the “fabricated” charges against him. The veteran Israeli Prime Minister, who has just forged a new unity government after more than a year of political turmoil, is the country’s first premier to face criminal charges […]
Netanyahu to face court in ‘unprecedented’ corruption trial 24.5.2020 Raw Story
Israel’s veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was set Sunday to become the country’s first sitting premier to face criminal charges over a string of corruption allegations which he denies. Fresh from forming a new government after more than 500 days of electoral deadlock, Netanyahu was expected to begin a new battle in the Jerusalem District […]
Israel Finally Has a Government 18.5.2020 The Moderate Voice

Will wonders never cease? Israel finally has composed a government with a coalition between Likud and the Blue and White party avoiding a 4th election. As with many things in Israel this agreement was cobbled together on kind of an ad hoc basis without paying much attention to its long term consequences. Bibi Netanyahu and […]

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Israel swears in unity government after long political crisis 17.5.2020 BBC: World
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz agree to share power amid virus crisis.
Israel set to swear in Netanyahu-Gantz unity government 17.5.2020 Raw Story
Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel was poised to swear in a unity government Sunday after three elections, more than 500 days of limbo and a delay on the home stretch, as the country hopes to end the longest political crisis in its history.The coalition government was agreed last month between veteran right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu […]
Israel West Bank annexation looms as unity government sworn in 14.5.2020 BBC: World
Benjamin Netanyahu returns as prime minister, days before he is due to go on trial.
Israel to swear in government after 500-day political crisis 14.5.2020 Raw Story
After more than 500 days of political deadlock, three inconclusive elections in a year and finally an unprecedented power-sharing deal between rivals, Israel was poised to swear in a new government on Thursday. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former military chief Benny Gantz agreed to a three-year coalition government last month, with cabinet posts split […]
Pompeo travels to Israel to give U.S. blessing to annexation of West Bank land 12.5.2020 LA Times: Nation

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo travels to Israel to bestow the United States' blessing on its proposed annexation of West Bank land.

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Israeli MPs approve Netanyahu-Gantz unity government 7.5.2020 Raw Story
Israeli lawmakers approved the formation of a unity government between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his erstwhile rival Benny Gantz Thursday, paving the way to an end to more than a year of deadlock. Parliament voted by 71 votes to 37 to back the coalition deal that will see rightwinger Netanyahu and Benny Gantz, a centrist former military leader, […]
Israel parliament to vote on controversial coalition deal 6.5.2020 Raw Story
Israel’s parliament was set to vote Wednesday on laws approving a coalition deal between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival-turned-ally Benny Gantz, ahead of a deadline to avoid yet another election. The alliance formed last month between the right-wing incumbent and his centrist challenger followed three inconclusive elections in less than a year. Under […]
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Israel’s New Government Is Exploiting Pandemic to Annex 30 Percent of West Bank 2.5.2020
The deal requires the U.S. government agree to Israel’s illegal annexation, making Trump complicit in war ...
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If a Budding Socialist Movement Can Defeat Amazon, Imagine What Else It Can Do 1.5.2020
Socialists in New York played a key role in coalition organizing that halted a corporate behemoth in its ...
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US says would recognize Israel annexation 28.4.2020 Raw Story
The United States said Monday it was ready to recognize Israel’s annexation of much of the West Bank but asked the new unity government also to negotiate with the Palestinians. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has reached a power-sharing deal to remain in office after three inconclusive elections, has vowed to press ahead with annexations […]
Israel’s New Government 25.4.2020 The Moderate Voice

At least in theory, Israel has temporarily solved their governing crisis. Likud lead by Benjamin Netanyahu has signed an agreement with Benny Gantz of the Blue and White party to form a coalition government, avoiding a 4th election. There are some troubling clauses in the Coalition agreement. First, Netanyahu will serve as Prime Minister for […]

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Israel coalition deal a victory for Netanyahu forged in isolation 22.4.2020 BBC: World
Israel's PM has turned his chief challenger, Benny Gantz, into his chief deputy, writes Tom Bateman.
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Israel’s Netanyahu, Gantz agree on emergency unity govt 20.4.2020 Raw Story
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reached a historic deal Monday with one-time rival parliament speaker Benny Gantz to form an emergency unity government, ending the country’s worst political crisis. “An agreement for the establishment of a national emergency government is now being signed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White (alliance) chairman… Benny […]
Israel's Netanyahu and Gantz sign unity government deal 20.4.2020 BBC: World
The agreement, which ends a year of political paralysis, will see the pair rotating the premiership.
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