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Comment: Netanyahu's silence - and even acceptance - of staff members accused, investigated or charged with sex crimes sets a frightening precedent, writes David Sheen.

The relaxed gun regulations potentially puts both Palestinian citizens of Israel and Palestinians in the occupied West Bank at risk of yet more violence.

Israel to illegally confiscate land from Palestinian villager

Diana Alghoul

Israel to illegally confiscate land from Palestinian villager

Israeli forces have started to level land in the Palestinian village of Einabous, south of Nablus, to expand settlements considered illegal under international law.

Israel's Netanyahu hints at early elections in 2019

The New Arab

Israel's Netanyahu hints at early elections in 2019

Netanyahu may force premature parliamentary elections for early 2019 due to a disagreement with Hasidic Jews over military conscription laws

Israel denies entry to Turkish tour group

The New Arab

Israel denies entry to Turkish tour group

The incident comes at a time of heightened diplomatic tensions between the two countries, after the arrest of a Turkish woman accused of working ...

The New Arab

Hundreds of Israeli figures sign letter decrying nation-state law

'During the years of your rule, you have been steadily eroding the foundations of our state:' Israeli writers and intellectuals blast Netanyahu for passing the nation-state law

Azmi Bishara

What does Israel's 'Jewish Nation' basic law mean?

Israel's controversial Jewish Nation basic law will have deep consequences for democracy and Arab citizens' rights in the country, writes Dr. ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli Palestinian MP resigns, calls Knesset 'racist'

MP Zouheir Bahloul had biting words for Israel's new nation-state law, calling parliament 'destructive' and 'extremist'.

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan calls Israel world's 'most fascist, racist' state

Erdogan's tough onslaught against Israel comes after Israel's parliament passes a new law defining the country as the nation state of the Jewish ...

Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state law

The New Arab & agencies

Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state law

Israel's parliament has adopted a law defining the country as the nation state of the Jewish people, provoking fears it could lead to blatant ...

CJ Werleman

Enshrining apartheid: Israel's fig leaf democracy officially dies

Comment: Israel's Jewish nation-state law discriminates against more than 20 percent of its 9 million citizens, writes CJ Werleman.

Turkey accuses Israel of 'apartheid' over controversial new law

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey accuses Israel of 'apartheid' over controversial new law

The legislation, adopted after a tumultuous Knesset session, makes Hebrew the country's national language and defines the establishment ...

Outrage and concern as Israel passes 'apartheid' law

The New Arab

Outrage and concern as Israel passes 'apartheid' law

The legislation allows Israel to "authorise a community composed of people having the same faith and nationality to maintain the exclusive ...

Israel passes 'racist' nation state law

The New Arab

Israel passes 'racist' nation state law

Israeli lawmakers have approved a controversial 'Jewish state' bill that critics have described as cementing 'apartheid' in the country.

Israeli parliament set to pass 'racist' Nation State bill

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli parliament set to pass 'racist' Nation State bill

Israel's parliament is set to vote on a controversial piece of legislation that would define the country as the nation-state of the Jewish ...

David Sheen

Israel to fund Jews-only booze cruises

Comment: The Israeli government's crusade against mixed couples is a bigoted and futile policy, writes David Sheen.

James J. Zogby

Thank you, Ireland

Comment: The Irish senate's bill to bar Israeli goods produced in the occupied Palestinian territories sets an example to the rest of Europe, ...

The New Arab

Palestinians finally buried after Israel held corpses for months

The corpses of three Palestinian men were returned to their families and put to rest in their hometowns after Israeli authorities confiscated ...

Khaled Diab

What Obama 'didn't know' about Palestine is almost unfathomable

Comment: Obama's administration was reportedly unaware of the extent of Israeli settlement activity. Was this stunning ignorance? Or an attempt ...

Israel's decision to not recognise Ugandan Jews sparks anger

The New Arab

Israel's decision to not recognise Ugandan Jews sparks anger

A decision by Israel's Interior Ministry to not recognise Uganda's Abayudaya community as Jewish caused an uproar in the Knesset on ...

James J. Zogby

The liberal's lament over Israel

Comment: Apartheid Israel can never be a democratic state, despite what some 'liberals' might think, writes James J. Zogby.

Ecstasy-smuggling Israeli ex-minister jailed on Iran spying charges

The New Arab

Ecstasy-smuggling Israeli ex-minister jailed on Iran spying charges

Former energy minister Gonen Segev - previously detained on drugs and fraud charges - was handed over to Israel accused of spying for Iran ...

US ambassador berates Israeli 'ingratitude' for demanding Golan sovereignty

The New Arab

US ambassador berates Israeli 'ingratitude' for demanding Golan sovereignty

The US envoy in Israel allegedly admonished 'ungrateful' Israeli politicians in secret over their calls for the Trump administration to ...

The hijacking of AFP: Lessons for beginner journalists

Abdelwahab El-Affendi

The hijacking of AFP: Lessons for beginner journalists

Comment: AFP has made some crucial - and elementary - mistakes in its profile of academic Azmi Bishara, writes Abdelwahab El-Affendi.

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