Israel is coordinating its settlement construction with the White House, including the approval for building the largest number of homes in the West Bank since 1992, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman told the crowd at a Times of Israel event in northern Tel Aviv on Thursday night.
“France’s president has a chance to push a distinctive new voice on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict while strengthening Europe’s fightback against Trump’s threat to international norms and stability,” write Manual Rapnouil and Hugh Lovatt.
Israeli academics, analysts and intelligence sources suggest it has more to lose than gain from the crisis.
“Trump’s unreserved support for his Saudi sycophants could make life even more miserable in the Hamas-ruled enclave on the sea,” writes Gershom Gorenberg.
With intensified electricity cuts, its biggest aid donor under pressure and many saying another Israeli offensive is imminent, the siege in Gaza has never been worse.
“I feel guilty for living in a safe country while my family does not. But I want a future, and to start a family with children who don’t know what an F-16 is,” writes Abeer Ayyoub.
Al Jazeera spoke to Palestinians in Gaza about the latest electricity crisis, after supply reduced to three hours a day.
The Jewish population in the West Bank has increased by more than 330,000 people and eight settlements have been built in the West Bank over the past three decades. More than 380,000 settlers currently live in the West Bank, over 40 percent of them outside the settlement blocs, Haaretz has found.
Lawmakers passed legislation blocking funding to groups involved in anti-Semitic incitement or supporting a boycott of Israel.
asks two Israelis and two Palestinians to write briefly of their feelings on the anniversary of the Six Day War.
The translator of David Grossman’s 2017 Man Booker International Prize-winning novel, “A Horse Walks into a Bar,” donated half her winnings to B’Tselem.
The websites have been blocked in the Israeli-occupied West Bank following a directive by the PA public prosecutor.
Rights groups and lawyers say Palestinian Authority is rounding up youths and journalists for expressing dissent on social media.
The IDF’s plans to expand the municipal boundaries of the Palestinian city Kalkilya and build 14,000 new homes for Palestinians in Area C of the West Bank, will lead to a rebellion among the Likud’s ministers in the cabinet, the ministers warned Thursday.
“Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to task Tourism Minister Yariv Levin with formulating a stricter new version of the “NGO law” simply shows how serious he is about it,” writes Mazal Mualem.
Daniella Weiss opens up to the Haaretz writer who called her movement more dangerous than Hezbollah.