An explosion from an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, in retaliation for rocket fire across the border. Photo: AFP

Netanyahu’s land grab plan would ‘kill all chances for peace’ between Israel and Palestine, Muslim leaders warn

  • The Arab League held an emergency session in response to the Israeli PM’s announcement that he wants to annex one-third of Palestine’s West Bank
  • Netanyahu’s plan has been denounced as ‘a vision of apartheid’ that he only put forward to further his struggling campaign for re-election
Topic |   Israel

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An explosion from an Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, in retaliation for rocket fire across the border. Photo: AFP
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during an event in Tel Aviv on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg

Benjamin Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank’s Jordan Valley if re-elected

  • Israeli PM’s announcement comes just ahead of unprecedented rerun election on September 17
  • Senior Palestinian official says Netanyahu is ‘not only destroying the two-state solution, he is destroying all chances of peace’
Topic |   Middle East

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during an event in Tel Aviv on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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