Likud, Blue and White deal set to confirm ministerial appointments

The most significant appointment is that of the accountant general in the Finance Ministry, which Mandelblit has said must be filled as soon as possible.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu removing his mask
Netanyahu: On the verge of signing for more doses of Moderna vaccine

Knesset agrees to open zoos, safaris as new daily cases hit nearly 820

Blue and White boycotts vote on anti-Bibi bill

The bill is intended to make it illegal for Netanyahu to form the next government and to embarrass Blue and White for not toppling the government.

Members of Amhara militia control a motor vehicle checkpoint at the entrance of Dansha town
Tigray conflict risks spiraling out of control: UN's Bachelet

"There is a risk this situation will spiral totally out of control, leading to heavy casualties and destruction, as well as mass displacement within Ethiopia itself and across borders," she said.

Anti-government demonstrators scuffle with riot police during a lunch time protest as a second readi
Gov't restrictions on religion reach highest level globally in 10 years - report

Authoritarian regimes are much more common among the countries with very high government restrictions on religion.

Opposition supporters attend a rally against the results of a parliamentary election in Tbilisi, Geo
Georgians take to the streets in Tbilisi to protest election results

"This regime and this government are illegitimate... these results are illegitimate," Nika Melia, a United National Movement leader, told thousands of protesters.

An empty Knesset Plenum
The government is not doing enough to end violence in Arab sector

The death toll of Arab victims of violence is sharply rising, and a solution to this deadly phenomenon seems out of reach.

Students return for the new school year, September 1, 2020
Education Ministry blames Health Ministry's 'indecisiveness’ in reopening

A senior official in the Health Ministry said that his ministry is not prepared to return children in grades one and two to school because of “indecision in the Health Ministry.”

Students and a rabbi at an ultra-orthodox school in B'nei Brak, July 2017
Thousands of ultra-Orthodox return to school, defying govt. decision

These children are living in deep red-zone areas, including Bnei Brak, Beitar Illit, and some Jerusalem neighborhoods.

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement, also known as BDS.
Does Israel need a ministry to fight BDS?

After incoming Strategic Affairs Minister calls to eliminate his own office, experts and activists weigh in on its necessity.

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