Israel insists near-expired vaccines rejected by PA are ‘perfectly sound’ as Palestinian groups demand probe into deal

The Pfizer vaccines, which the Palestinian Authority (PA) rejected on Friday due to the fact that they were near their expiration date, were identical to those given to citizens inside Israel, the country’s Health Ministry said. … Read More >Israel insists near-expired vaccines rejected by PA are ‘perfectly sound’ as Palestinian groups demand probe into deal

‘Expiry date too close’: Palestinian Authority scraps deal for Israel to swap 1 million Covid-19 vaccine doses

Doses of Pfizer’s Covid vaccine pledged by Israel were already too close to their expiration date when deliveries started on Friday, the Palestinian Authority (PA) said, cancelling the deal to exchange 1 million shots. … Read More >‘Expiry date too close’: Palestinian Authority scraps deal for Israel to swap 1 million Covid-19 vaccine doses

Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police break out after Friday prayers on Temple Mount in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

Violence broke out between Palestinians and Israeli security forces after Friday’s prayers at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Nine injuries and over a dozen arrests have been reported. … Read More >Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police break out after Friday prayers on Temple Mount in Jerusalem (VIDEO)

Israel to transfer more than 1 million Covid-19 shots which are due to expire to Palestinian Authority

The new Israeli government has announced that it will transfer between 1.1 and 1.4 million short-dated Pfizer shots to Palestine but in return will receive a shipment originally meant for the Palestinian Authority (PA) in autumn. … Read More >Israel to transfer more than 1 million Covid-19 shots which are due to expire to Palestinian Authority

Putin-Biden summit & interview with new Israeli PM Naftali Bennett’s chief strategist

On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to George Birnbaum, former chief of staff to former Israeli PM Netanyahu and chief strategist and pollster for new Israeli PM Naftali Bennett. He discusses the summit between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s push for NATO membership … Read More >Putin-Biden summit & interview with new Israeli PM Naftali Bennett’s chief strategist

Removal of Netanyahu from power ends ‘one of worst periods’ in conflict with Israel – Palestinian Authority premier

The prime minister of the Palestinian Authority has said that the ouster of Israeli longtime leader Benjamin Netanyahu closes a particularly dark chapter in Israeli-Palestinian relations. … Read More >Removal of Netanyahu from power ends ‘one of worst periods’ in conflict with Israel – Palestinian Authority premier

Netanyahu’s party MPs heckle rival Bennett as he delivers speech at Knesset session to confirm new Israeli govt (VIDEO)

A session of the Israeli legislature set to confirm the ‘change’ coalition and remove Benjamin Netanyahu from power has descended into chaos, with the PM’s rival, Naftali Bennett, being constantly heckled during his speech. … Read More >Netanyahu’s party MPs heckle rival Bennett as he delivers speech at Knesset session to confirm new Israeli govt (VIDEO)

Anti-Netanyahu protesters celebrate ‘victory’ outside PM’s residence on eve of coalition vote to remove him from power

Hundreds of protesters have gathered in Jerusalem “one last time” to celebrate their “victory,” ahead of a crucial vote in the Knesset, which is all but guaranteed to remove Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from power. … Read More >Anti-Netanyahu protesters celebrate ‘victory’ outside PM’s residence on eve of coalition vote to remove him from power

‘This madness mustn’t be tolerated,’ Tehran says after ex-Mossad chief implies Israel played role in blast & assassination in Iran

The Iranian mission to the UN has accused Israel of ‘lawlessness,’ after the newly retired head of Mossad implied that his agency had been behind an explosion at an Iranian nuclear facility and the killing of a key scientist. … Read More >‘This madness mustn’t be tolerated,’ Tehran says after ex-Mossad chief implies Israel played role in blast & assassination in Iran