Israel’s 35th Government was sworn in Sunday, ending an unprecedented 17-month period including three consecutive deadlocked elections without achieving fully functioning government.
The swearing-in of Israel’s 35th government, which had been planned for last night, was delayed until at least Sunday after dissension erupted within the Likud over allocation of its ministerial portfolios for the impending national emergency government.
Iranian hackers and propaganda networks have been working overtime during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
In green-lighting the Gantz-Netanyahu deal, the Court fell short of fully endorsing it, hinting that even after the agreement is passed, legislation required to fulfil some of the terms of the deal could again be challenged
The reality is the WHO has been politicising its own work for decades, and this is most clear from its long record of discriminatory and factually dubious treatment of Israeli-Palestinian questions.
It was no big surprise, but certainly a disappointment, that the International Criminal Court (ICC) rejected credible legal opinion and recommended Palestine be treated as a state under international law.
Senior Policy Analyst Ahron Shapiro briefed ABC Newsradio's Glen Bartholomew on April 28, 2020, on the latest Israeli political developments, and on the country's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The deal effectively puts an end to an unprecedented political impasse which has seen no duly-elected government in Israel since December 2018, and an unprecedented three inconclusive elections in 11 months.
As Israel heads into the second part of the Jewish holiday of Passover later today, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, acting on a joint request by Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz and Likud leader and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, gave a two-day extension of Gantz's mandate to form a government
On November 14 last year, Iranian dissident Masoud Molavi Vardanjani was gunned down while walking in Istanbul.