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News Israel » Politics: Israeli Political Leader Lapid on Polish Holocaust Law: ‘On the Verge, If Not Beyond, Holocaust Denial’

News channel or source: https://www.algemeiner.com/2018/02/19/israeli-political-leader-lapid-on-polish-holocaust-law-on-the-verge-if-not-beyond-holocaust-denial/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid continued his war of words with the Polish government on Monday, comparing a new Polish law to Holocaust denial. Referring to a recent act of vandalism against the Polish Embassy in Tel Aviv, Lapid told a Conference of ...

News Israel » Politics: EPA postpones Israel trip amid scrutiny of administrator's travel

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/epa-postpones-israel-trip-amid-scrutiny-administrators-travel/story?id=53197634
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency has canceled a scheduled trip to Israel amid scrutiny over his high travel costs. Documents released last week showed that Administrator Scott Pruitt racked up nearly $200,000 in travel expenses for him and ...

News Israel » Politics: Sex, lies and corruption: Israeli politics from Ben-Gurion to Netanyahu

News channel or source: http://mondoweiss.net/2018/02/corruption-politics-netanyahu/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Last week, the Israeli police recommended indicting Prime Minister Netanyahu on two separate corruption charges. The cases have been under discussion for a long time now. Jonathan Cook has wrote for this site over a year ago, how the Netanyahu scandals ...

News Israel » Politics: What Does America's Ambassador Have Against Israeli Democracy?

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/what-does-america-s-ambassador-have-against-israeli-democracy-1.5840703
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Whatever their political and religious views, the great majority of them are Israeli patriots who ultimately would accept the decision of the government. Sure, they would protest, and many would wait for the soldiers to come and drag them from their homes.

News Israel » Politics: Pruitt postponing visit to Israel after reports of expensive travel

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/pruitt-postponing-visit-to-israel/ar-BBJhSyA
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Washington (CNN)Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has postponed a planned visit to Israel following criticism for taking expensive flights on the taxpayer dollar, an EPA spokesperson confirmed to CNN. "We decided to postpone," EPA public ...

News Israel » Politics: Israeli settler leader says settlements grew rapidly in 2017

News channel or source: https://www.americamagazine.org/politics-society/2018/02/20/israeli-settler-leader-says-settlements-grew-rapidly-2017
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

JERUSALEM (AP) — The number of Jewish settlers in the West Bank grew at nearly twice the rate of Israel's overall population last year, a settler leader said Monday, predicting that settlement growth would surge even more in the coming years thanks in ...

News Israel » Politics: Trump expected to host embattled Israeli prime minister at White House next month

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2018/02/16/trump-expected-to-host-embattled-israeli-prime-minister-at-white-house-next-month/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

as the long-serving Israeli leader faces mounting legal and political problems at home. Netanyahu will meet with the U.S. president March 5, U.S. and Israeli government officials said. The meeting coincides with Netanyahu's planned address to the American ...

News Israel » Politics: Despite Political Tensions, Israel & Palestinian Authority Forge Economic Ties

News channel or source: http://www.themedialine.org/news/despite-political-tensions-israel-palestinian-authority-forge-economic-ties/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Meeting between Israeli and Palestinian economy ministers breaks an effective boycott imposed by Abbas in the wake of U.S.’ Jerusalem declaration For the first time since Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas imposed a diplomatic boycott on ...

News Israel » Politics: US Environmental Protection Agency head cancels Israel trip

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/American-Politics/Pruitt-scrutinized-over-first-class-travel-cancels-Israel-trip-543055
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

WASHINGTON -- Scott Pruitt, administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency under the Trump administration, has postponed an extensive trip to Israel he had scheduled for this week. The administrator has been scrutinized in recent days for his ...

News Israel » Politics: EPA postpones Pruitt's Israel trip, amid travel cost scrutiny

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/02/18/epa-postpones-pruitts-israel-trip-amid-travel-cost-scrutiny.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s upcoming trip to Israel has been canceled, the agency confirmed Sunday to Fox News. The EPA declined to provide an explanation, but the confirmation comes amid increasing scrutiny about Pruitt ...