Diplomatic fall out and scandals continue to plague Israel

Diplomatic fall out and scandals continue to plague Israel

On May 14, dignitaries gathered to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the formation of the state of Israel and the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem. At the same time, thousands of Palestinians gathered at the border fence of Gaza to protest the opening of the US Embassy. The...

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Israeli PM threatens to close al-Jazeera offices in Jerusalem

Israeli PM threatens to close al-Jazeera offices in Jerusalem

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to close the al-Jazeera offices in Jerusalem, after accusing the Qatar-based television news network of “inciting” violence in the city. Tensions in Jerusalem have escalated in recent days, as Palestinians resisted Israel’s heightened security measures near the holy site known as Temple Mount...

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