JERUSALEM — The Israeli defense minister, Yoav Gallant, called on Saturday night for his government to suspend its contentious plan to overhaul the country’s judiciary, arguing that the turmoil it has unleashed within Israeli society and the military has become a threat to Israel’s national security. “The rift within our society is widening and penetrating […]
The new right-wing Israeli government and the country’s judiciary remained locked in a standoff Thursday, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delayed upholding a Supreme Court ruling that called for the dismissal of a key government minister. Mr. Netanyahu had taken no action on removing his interior minister, Aryeh Deri, by the early afternoon, a day […]
Mansour Abbas, the first Arab politician to lead his party into an Israeli governing coalition, says the yearlong experiment was just a beginning.
Video Israel carried out a number of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, with one of the strikes killing a senior figure of Islamic Jihad, the Palestinian militant group said.CreditCredit…Mohammed Saber/EPA, via Shutterstock TEL AVIV — Israeli airstrikes hit several targets in the Gaza Strip on Friday, killing a number of people including a senior commander […]