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Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein (Likud), told the Knesset on Tuesday there was an urgent need to form a unity government.
Fatah and Hamas united just long enough to fight Israel. Now the Palestinian Authority unity government is falling apart -- again.
Israel's security cabinet voted Monday night not to negotiate with a Palestinian Authority government backed by Hamas.
PLO Chairman Abbas inaugurated a new PA "unity government" in Ramallah Monday, with Hamas backing out, and then joining in.
A rocket from Gaza failed to make it over the fence. It crashed somewhere on the Hamas-controlled side.
No unity today for the Fatah and Hamas terror groups trying to form a single government in the Palestinian Authority.
Now Hamas is being given a strategy for making acceptable its unalterable hostility towards the Jewish state.
Last month we saw something historic in Israeli politics – the largest unity government ever formed. Unlike most unity governments, this one was born neither from a sense of national emergency nor from an era of national euphoria, where political differences fade. Instead, this coalition was induced by the threat of the ballot box and is a result of Israeli politicians’ strategic dedication to either keeping their seats or scoring the slot above them in the next coalition jig.
For many, the “surprise” which greeted Israelis on May 8th was yet another political dance in which the citizen is a spectator left to watch, wonder, and wait for another year and half to be heard from again. This scenario begs the question: when it comes to the state of Israel’s representative governance, is the tail wagging the dog? Put simply, is Israeli citizenry merely an accessory to the political decision-making of the day?
The Scoop on the New Government A new unity government was formed in Israel during the last week and in order to properly discuss the...
Netanyahu: "By the end of July, we will pass a law that will divide the burden on a more equal, more egalitarian and more just basis for all Israelis, Jewish and Arab alike, without setting public against public."
JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Netanyahu’s bombshell announcement of a unity government agreement with new Kadima Party head Shaul Mofaz gives the Israeli leader an unshakeable government coalition for at least another year.
A unity government, which would give Netanyahu a massive 96 Knesset seats out of 120, would certainly clear the decks for military action against Iran. Early elections in September, on the other hand, carry a burden of uncertainty, even though Netanyahu’s Likud party is leading by a large amount in the polls. In any event, they would be disruptive.
Senior Palestinian official denies that thousands of rockets and missiles that have been launched from the Gaza Strip.
The agreement was based on a proposal by Qatar's emir, who is hosting the reconciliation talks.
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