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A spokesman for Iran’s armed forces, brigadier-general Abolfazl Shekarchi, called for the destruction of Israel in an interview with a regime-friendly media outlet at the weekend.
“We will not back off from the annihilation of Israel, even one millimetre. We …
Israeli defence minister Benny Gantz has said that Israel hopes for its renewed ties with Morocco to develop into a deep and robust relationship with longer staying power.
Speaking after a two-day visit to Rabat, where he signed an extensive …
A number of Palestinian factories in the West Bank will be able to sell their products to European markets for the first time as part of a plan approved by Israel’s defence minister, Benny Gantz, to strengthen and improve the …
Regional tensions in the Middle East have risen in recent days as a seventh round of talks over the resurrection of the Iran nuclear deal, first negotiated in 2015, have begun in Vienna.
- Negotiations resumed on Monday following
LFI parliamentary supporter Andrew Gwynne MP today challenged Africa Minister Vicky Ford at FCDO Questions about why the UK government isn’t showing more initiative to support the creation of the International Fund for Israeli-Palestinian Peace, as envisioned by ALLMEP.
Labour Friends of Israel vice-chair Diana Johnson MP has written the below article for Jewish News. Click here to read the original.
The recent speech to the Labour Friends of Israel Annual Lunch by Keir Starmer offered not simply an …
Steps to a two state solution: For Israel, for Palestine, for peace
Step Two: Freeze settlement building
Continued Israeli settlement-building – especially that which occurs beyond the security barrier – represents an obstacle to a two-seat solution. Both in public …
The Knesset gave initial approval to a bill limiting prime ministers to a maximum of eight years in office on Monday night.
The coalition government passed the legislation’s first reading by 66 votes to 40 votes, with the Israeli-Arab majority …
The Lebanese terror group Hezbollah is reportedly trying to smuggle weapons into Israel to ferment unrest within the Israeli-Arab community, a police official has said.
Israeli police have seen a significant increase in efforts to smuggle weapons into the country …
The authority of the Palestinian Authority was undermined amid scenes of disorder and violence in the West Bank last week.
Charges that the PA was not doing enough to enforce law and order have led some Palestinian civilians to fear …
A member of Hamas launched a terror attack in Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday morning, killing one Israeli civilian and wounding four others – including worshippers returning from the Western Wall.
- Hamas lauded the attack, in which 26-year-old
Labour Friends of Israel chair Steve McCabe MP has written the below article for LabourList. Click here to read the original.
Earlier this month, we marked the tragic assassination in 1995 of Yitzhak Rabin – an event that robbed Israel …
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