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Israelis protest against Netanyahu’s plan to annex West Bank

Several thousand Israelis demonstrated on Saturday in Tel Aviv against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex the Jordan Valley and illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. The de facto annexation of occupied Palestinian land has prompted the Palestinian Authority to threaten it will withdraw from all agreements with Israel. Protesting in face masks […]

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Israeli prime minister faces Jerusalem court over corruption charges

The trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges has opened in Jerusalem, days after he began a new term in office. Mr Netanyahu, 70, is the first standing leader to face trial in the country’s history. He denies accusations of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Arrived at the courthouse for a […]

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Thousands of Israelis protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu amid lockdown

Thousands of Israelis demonstrated against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is under criminal indictment in three corruption cases, on Sunday. The protestors, however, ensured the coronavirus restrictions were strictly followed — they wore face masks, waved black flags and kept two yards apart. Demonstrations are allowed under Israel’s coronavirus restrictions, as long as participants maintain […]