Steve McCabe MP is to become the new parliamentary chair of Labour Friends of Israel. Mr McCabe replaces Dame Louise Ellman who stood down as an MP at December’s general election. Mr McCabe was elected to parliament in 1997 and served as a whip under the last Labour government and as a shadow minister during[…]
Voters in Israel go to the polls in two week’s time – for an unprecedented third time in less than one year, with many fearing that continued stalemate may even lead to further elections. The general elections held in April and September last year saw both Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Benny Gantz fail to[…]
Among the many flaws of Donald Trump’s “deal of the century” – although one which has received little intentional attention – was its seeming proposal that thousands of Arab Israelis should be effectively stripped of their citizenship and transferred to a future Palestinian state. The US plan proposes that Israeli territorial gains in the West[…]
The release of the US Middle East plan last week was a nakedly political event. As his impeachment trial in the US Senate continued, Donald Trump attempted to bolster his support among pro-Israel evangelical Christians at home, while throwing an electoral lifeline to Benjamin Netanyahu. Indeed, the Israeli prime minister was formally charged with multiple[…]
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