Tag: Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu accuses Facebook and Twitter of silencing right-wing supporters in Israel; Says no action was taken against left-wing activists for similar posts
Middle East, World

Benjamin Netanyahu accuses Facebook and Twitter of silencing right-wing supporters in Israel; Says no action was taken against left-wing activists for similar posts

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who stands to lose his position if the coalition wins a trust vote on Wednesday, has accused social media platforms Facebook and Twitter of censoring posts and opinions by the country’s right-wing. He also charged that his political rivals were endangering the country. Netanyahu’s comments came a day after the […]

Israel to go for snap elections in March as Unity government falls after failing to pass the budget; Will be the fourth election in two years
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Israel to go for snap elections in March as Unity government falls after failing to pass the budget; Will be the fourth election in two years

Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, was automatically dissolved as required by the country’s law after a deadline to pass the 2020 state budget expired. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fractured ruling coalition, the Unity Government, failed to pass a budget, triggering the country’s fourth election in two years. Last-ditch attempts to pass the budget by allowing more time was voted down, resulting in the automatic collapse of the government.