Analysis: Gantz and Netanyahu spar over annexation

Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to begin annexing parts of the West Bank next month appear to be facing new obstacles as the prime minister battles to secure approval from his Blue and White coalition partners. The position of Benny Gantz’s centrist party appears to have become pivotal: the United States has conditioned giving the green light[…]

In Brief: 8,000 Palestinian students stranded overseas by coronavirus closures

The families of 8,000 Palestinian students feared to be stranded abroad due to the coronavirus staged a protest in Ramallah on Monday. The parents carried posters attacking the Palestinian Authority which read: “You Returned Your Children [Home], Return Our Children [To Us].” The PA pledged on Sunday evening that the government would begin bringing the[…]

In Brief: Hezbollah vows it will keep its weapons as Lebanon protests moun

Hassan Nasrallah has vowed that Hezbollah will keep its weapons as protests against Lebanon’s economic and financial crisis have continued. In a fiery address, the terror group leader (pictured) pledged on Tuesday evening: “Our weapons will remain in our hands and we will not starve; we will kill you.” Protesters took to the streets of[…]