Netanyahu says Palestinians must ‘consent’ to Israeli security control

The Israeli prime minister also discussed Palestinian citizenship and his critics on the right in an interview with Israel Hayom.

Al-Monitor Staff | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | May 28, 2020
al-monitor Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement before entering the courtroom where he is facing a trial for alleged corruption crimes, in Jerusalem, May 24, 2020. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Pool via REUTERS.

Netanyahu not destabilized over Palestinians cutting security coordination

The announcement by the Palestinian Authority of cutting security coordination and warnings by Jordan's King Abdullah have not destabilized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his settlement annexation plan.

Mazal Mualem | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | May 28, 2020

Israeli doctors fly to Sudan to save diplomat who strove to normalize ties

A private aircraft carrying Israeli doctors and medical equipment reportedly arrived to Khartoum on May 26 in a bid to save the life of a local diplomat that was instrumental in advancing ties between the two countries.

Rina Bassist | | May 28, 2020

Settlers argue over Netanyahu’s annexation plan

Much to everyone’s surprise, there is growing opposition to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's annexation plan among the settlers’ leadership.

Danny Zaken | Settlements | May 28, 2020

Erdogan dashes hopes of Turkey-Israel reconciliation

The resumption of El Al cargo flights to Turkey does not mean that relations between Israel and Ankara have thawed.

Amberin Zaman | | May 27, 2020