Tech gurus from Uber, Google, SoundCloud, Microsoft and 500 Startups have visited Gaza on their own dime as volunteers to mentor startups.
In final interview with Israeli TV, president says ‘unfettered support’ for settlements by his successor would bring ‘worsening situation’ to conflict.
US President-elect Donald Trump’s team has reportedly informed regional allies of the plans.
The letter, which has not yet obtained any signatures, is addressed to the president-elect’s transition team in Trump Tower.
Palestinian leaders call for prayers in mosques, and bell-ringing at churches, in protest of Donald Trump’s proposal.
New details have come to light on the alleged bribery deal discussed between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Yedioth Ahronoth and Ynet publisher Arnon Mozes. The proposed deal included a sharp change in the coverage of the prime minister by the Yedioth Ahronoth group in exchange for Netanyahu’s promise to promote legislation that would severely damage the free daily, Moses’ competitor, Israel Hayom.
“Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quick to blame the Islamic State for the terror attack in Jerusalem, ignoring that Palestinian assailants are motivated first and foremost by the Israeli occupation,” writes Akiva Eldar.
Majority in favor of continued settlement construction, believe Trump will have favorable attitude toward Israel.
“The decision to strip the al-Qunbar family of their right to live in their native city is not only collective punishment, but also raises questions about the Israeli government’s policy towards Palestinian residents of Jerusalem,” writes Lisa Goldman.
The Knesset Internal Affairs and Environment Committee approved on Wednesday a bill that allows the Interior Ministry to ban people who call to boycott Israel from entering the country.
Relations between the Palestinian Authority and Egypt have been strained lately, but some are denying the seriousness of this fallout.