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Annexation: Here’s what you need to know

Annexation: Here’s what you need to know

What happens with annexation has potentially steep stakes for Israel’s relationship with the United States, with its allies in Europe and beyond, and with American… Read More ›

High Court nixing of settlement law keeps Israel out of ICC

High Court nixing of settlement law keeps Israel out of ICC

Opinion: Legislation to retroactively recognize settler homes built on private lands could have led to petitions at The Hague, but a strong judiciary is an… Read More ›

In first, AIPAC gives US lawmakers green light to criticize Israel on annexation

In first, AIPAC gives US lawmakers green light to criticize Israel on annexation

Leading pro-Israel lobby privately telling officials it’s OK to condemn planned controversial West Bank move as long as they don’t push to limit US aid… Read More ›

Israeli Police: We do not have a George Floyd procedure

Israeli Police: We do not have a George Floyd procedure

The police responded to a wave of online posts alleging US law enforcement is also trained by Israeli police.   Police Spokesperson Micky Rosenfeld tweeted… Read More ›

Annexation is Netanyahu’s legacy

Annexation is Netanyahu’s legacy

Opinion: Many believe that the prime minister only makes moves that serve his own immediate interests, but the long-time leader actually wants to go down… Read More ›

Israeli team unveils mystery of ‘Genghis Khan’ Wall for first time

Israeli team unveils mystery of ‘Genghis Khan’ Wall for first time

Hebrew University-led researchers map the Great Wall of China complex   A team led by Israeli researchers shed light on the mysterious ‘Genghis Khan’ Wall,… Read More ›

Right-wing to blame for annexation delay

Right-wing to blame for annexation delay

Opinion: Ministers from Netanyahu’s own Likud party have yet to come out in support of the Trump peace plan, fearing it will at best include… Read More ›

Netanyahu’s annexation folly

Netanyahu’s annexation folly

Analysis: Claiming sovereignty over parts of the West Bank is not in Israel’s best interests; the prime minister wants the land but not the people… Read More ›

Netanyahu vows all settlements will be annexed July 1, but other lands may wait

Netanyahu vows all settlements will be annexed July 1, but other lands may wait

Meeting with West Bank mayors who have refrained from trashing Trump plan, PM also quoted saying that the territory conditionally offered to Palestinians doesn’t constitute… Read More ›

Nissenkorn moves forward with new coronavirus emergency powers bill

Nissenkorn moves forward with new coronavirus emergency powers bill

Critics note that 93% of those sent into quarantine due to Shin Bet warnings were not infected and that the technology is not as useful… Read More ›

Annexation now, perhaps peace later

Annexation now, perhaps peace later

Opinion: Even if Israel only controls 30% of the West Bank, it is a message to the world – both allies and enemies – that… Read More ›

9 killed in alleged Israeli airstrikes in Syria – report

9 killed in alleged Israeli airstrikes in Syria – report

A site belonging to the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center is located in Masyaf and has been targeted by Israeli airstrikes in the past… Read More ›

Israel is rudderless as second virus wave crashes

Israel is rudderless as second virus wave crashes

Opinion: The ship of state is sinking and it is unclear who is in charge, but unless they admit the truth of the fresh outbreak… Read More ›

Jordan warns of annexation’s grave impact on ties with Israel

Jordan warns of annexation’s grave impact on ties with Israel

“The message should be clear. Annexation will not go unanswered. For if it does there will only be fiercer conflict. Annexation will make the two-state… Read More ›

Netanyahu badly timed his annexation schedule

Netanyahu badly timed his annexation schedule

Opinion: In the midst of national emergency and violent clashes on streets across America, the Trump administration may not want to deal with ramifications of… Read More ›

US ‘highly unlikely’ to back July 1 annexation, ToI told; mapping far from done

US ‘highly unlikely’ to back July 1 annexation, ToI told; mapping far from done

Preparatory work set back by weeks, maybe even months, because of COVID-19 crisis, senior source tells ToI; Kushner visit to Jerusalem also seen as vital… Read More ›

Time for a sensible approach to coronavirus

Time for a sensible approach to coronavirus

Opinion: The only way to completely eradicate the virus is to hunker down until every single infected person is cured; given that this is not… Read More ›

Due to COVID-19: AIPAC cancels its 2021 policy conference

Due to COVID-19: AIPAC cancels its 2021 policy conference

“The impact of COVID-19 will make this a different and challenging year. But we are confident that the AIPAC community will continue to overcome any… Read More ›

Every Israeli is a soldier in the war on coronavirus

Every Israeli is a soldier in the war on coronavirus

Opinion: With the government succumbing to electoral pressure, proving once again that it is ill-prepared to deal with the persistent coronavirus – it is up… Read More ›

Police investigating after employee says she lied to protect Sara Netanyahu

Police investigating after employee says she lied to protect Sara Netanyahu

Probe approved by attorney general; lawyer for PM’s wife claims Avichai Mandelblit is seeking to bring down premier in ‘obsessive’ hunt   Police on Sunday… Read More ›