Israel’s Prime Minister Promises Financial Aid as Thousands Protest in Tel Aviv

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is repeating his promise to provide speedy financial help for self-employed workers after thousands protested what they see as a failed government response to the economic crisis wrought by the coronavirus. Netanyahu said at his weekly Cabinet meeting Sunday that workers would receive an immediate stipend of several thousands of … Read more Israel’s Prime Minister Promises Financial Aid as Thousands Protest in Tel Aviv

Why does Israel want to annex the West Bank? | Start Here

Israel has occupied the West Bank for decades. But now Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to take even more control through annexation. So how will this change things for Palestinians? Why is this happening now? And what does the US presidential election have to do with it? Start Here puts the pieces together. Subscribe to … Read more Why does Israel want to annex the West Bank? | Start Here

Will West Bank annexation trigger turmoil? | Inside Story

The West Bank and East Jerusalem are at the heart of any future Palestinian state. But, occupied by Israeli forces since 1967 and now threatened by annexation, Palestinian dreams of their own homeland look increasingly impossible. Israel’s Prime Minister wants to declare sovereignty over illegal settlements, both in the west bank and the Jordan valley. … Read more Will West Bank annexation trigger turmoil? | Inside Story

Analysis: why the delay to Israel’s annexation plans?

Claire Pryde talks to Yossi Mekelberg from Chatham House about Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on … Read more Analysis: why the delay to Israel’s annexation plans?

West Bank | #PollyBites

A chorus of international condemnation and threats is raining down on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his US-backed plan to illegally annex parts of the West Bank and the Jordan Valley. Oh no, wait… there actually isn’t. Polly Boiko takes a look at the lack of international reaction to Bibi’s latest venture Subscribe to … Read more West Bank | #PollyBites

Israeli PM hints at delay to controversial annexation plan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is yet to implement a controversial peace plan that includes annexation of parts of the West Bank, despite a July 1 timeline to start the process. As FRANCE 24 correspondent Irris Mackler reports, the delay could indicate cold feet from Washington, while Israel itself is divided over the plan. Subscribe … Read more Israeli PM hints at delay to controversial annexation plan

Analysis: will US follow through on support for Israeli settlements?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he can begin implementing parts of a US plan for peace in the Middle East, notably an extension of settlements in the West Bank, from today. As FRANCE 24 reporter James Andre explains, the big questions is whether the US administration will follow through on its support for … Read more Analysis: will US follow through on support for Israeli settlements?

Special edition: Israel’s contentious annexation plan for the West bank

In this edition, we’re focusing our entire programme on Israel’s planned annexation of settlements in the West Bank. The term ‘annexation’ is used when a state unilaterally incorporates another territory within its borders. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called these zones “an integral part of the historic Jewish homeland.” Palestinians say the plan is an “existential … Read more Special edition: Israel’s contentious annexation plan for the West bank

Israel annexation: What is the West Bank? – BBC News

Concerns have been expressed around the world over plans by Israel’s prime minister to annex parts of the West Bank. Benjamin Netanyahu could make an announcement as early as 1 July – but what is the West Bank, and what might happen? BBC’s diplomatic correspondent, Paul Adams, explains what’s at stake. Editing and production: Rachael … Read more Israel annexation: What is the West Bank? – BBC News

Analysis: UN chief calls on Israel to abandon settlement plans

The UN secretary general has called on Israel to abandon plans for settlements in the occupied West Bank. Antonio Guterres said the plan would be a serious violation of international law and damage long-term prospects of a two-state solution. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said cabinet will discuss plans to move forward with the … Read more Analysis: UN chief calls on Israel to abandon settlement plans

TRUMP, ISRAEL & PALESTINE | Why is the “DEAL OF THE CENTURY” A FAILURE? – VisualPolitik EN

For decades, Israelis and Palestinians have accumulated more than enough reasons for… “fighting.” And now we have to add a new one. The so-called “Deal of the Century”. The Trump Administration’s plan to supposedly achieve peace between Israel and Palestine, and we say supposedly because everything indicates that for now, what Trump is doing is … Read more TRUMP, ISRAEL & PALESTINE | Why is the “DEAL OF THE CENTURY” A FAILURE? – VisualPolitik EN

Israel set to annex one-third of occupied West Bank

Israel is a few days away from beginning to annex nearly a third of the occupied West Bank. But as the July 1 start date set by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu approaches, a workable plan remains unclear. The United States is backing the annexation if Netanyahu can reach an agreement with his coalition partner, Benny … Read more Israel set to annex one-third of occupied West Bank

Israel’s Netanyahu goes on trial for corruption

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived at the courthouse for the start of a corruption trial on Sunday in a Jerusalem court, where he will become the first serving Israeli prime minister to face criminal prosecution in a case he calls a political witch hunt. #Israel #Corruption Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our … Read more Israel’s Netanyahu goes on trial for corruption

Netanyahu: Corruption trial an attempt to ‘depose a strong PM’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused police and prosecutors of conspiring against him. He made the comments as his long-awaited corruption trial began in occupied East Jerusalem. Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: … Read more Netanyahu: Corruption trial an attempt to ‘depose a strong PM’

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s trial for alleged corruption begins

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at the country’s justice system as his trial for alleged corruption began today. Prime Minister Netanyahu who has become Israel’s first sitting prime minister to ever go on trial says he is the victim of a conspiracy. Sky’s Mark Stone reports from Israel. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube … Read more Prime Minister Netanyahu’s trial for alleged corruption begins