2 MKs push for Khan al-Ahmar eviction

There has been a years-long dispute over the illegally-built Bedouin-Palestinian encampment east of Jerusalem. By Erin Viner The Israeli Supreme Court ruled in 2018 to remove Khan al-Ahmar, which was…

Netanyahu submits to Court order

Interior and Health Minister Aryeh Deri was fired due to his recent tax conviction. By Erin Viner Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed his senior minister in compliance with a Supreme…

IDF evicts settler outpost

The development marks a yet another challenge for the new right-wing government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. By Erin Viner Israeli security forces on Friday evacuated Jewish activists from…

Anti-Netanyahu protests persist

Tens of thousands of Israelis joined demonstrations for the third consecutive Saturday against judicial reform plans by the new government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. By Erin Viner An estimated…

Israeli court blocks coalition appointment

The move marks a setback for the new right-wing coalition government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. By Erin Viner The 10-to-one Supreme Court verdict forbids leader of the ultra-Orthodox Shas…

Israeli Pres. vows to protect democracy

"The principles of the Declaration of Independence and the Jewish and democratic contours of our state are my guiding lights and I will not allow them to be harmed," stressed…

Mass Israeli anti-gov’t protests

Tens of thousands of Israelis took to the streets in three major cities on Saturday to protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's judicial reform plans. By Erin Viner Israeli police…

Israeli judicial reform could risk credit rating

Planned revisions by the newly-sworn in government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could affect the country's sovereign credit rating. By Erin Viner "If the announced judicial system changes set a…

Israel moves to strip terrorists of citizenship

A Knesset parliamentary committee has approved expedition of legislation to undertake such moves. By Erin Viner The measure comes as the latest of a series taken by the new government…

Netanyahu sanctions PA over ICJ suit

Israel declared it will implement retaliatory steps following a bid by Palestinians to involve the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the decades-old conflict between the sides. By Erin Viner…