Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel Helps Greece Foil Planned Terrorist Attack on Jewish Centre

Greek anti-terrorism squad officers cordon a street in Sepolia district in Athens, Greece, 19 March 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/PANTELIS SAITAS

Investigations began months ago following information provided to the Greek National Intelligence Service, NIS, by the Israeli secret service Mossad.

Israel's Netanyahu pauses judicial reform that split nation

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday night paused a judicial overhaul that triggered a general strike, political division and mass protests in the country's most severe domestic crisis in years.

The proposed reforms would curtail the authority of the Supreme Court and give politicians greater powers over the selection of judges.

Air Blockade in Israel until Netanyahu reverses Judicial Reform

The situation in Israel is getting more and more complicated. There will be no flights from Ben Gurion International Airport until further notice as part of a large-scale strike announced by the Labor Union on Monday morning to protest judicial reform. This was announced by the chairman of the Committee of Airport Authorities of Israel, Pinchas Idan, quoted by the Jerusalem Post.

Opposition to Netanyahu's legal plan mounts after protests

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to overhaul the judiciary was facing mounting opposition on Monday, with the country's ceremonial president urging for an immediate halt to the legal changes. Universities countrywide shut their doors in protest and trade unions were expected to call for a general strike.