Grad explodes in Ashkelon; first such attack by terrorists in Gaza since the ceasefire following Operation Pillar of Defense; no injuries reported, some road damage; Fatah Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade claims responsibility.
Israeli army soldiers deployed near Hebron as the defense establishment is gearing for another day of potentially violent riots and clashes in the West Bank ahead of Monday’s funeral of Arafat Jaradat, a security prisoner held in an Israeli prison who died from a cardiac arrest.
“There’s a lack of leadership in Israel, or the leadership is indecisive about their ideas or ideology.When it comes to forming the coalition, it is actually about maintaining a job and not about actually doing the job,” says Israeli social justice activist Daphni Leef about the current talks to form a coalition government under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Only the PLO authorized to conduct such negotiations in its capacity as the “sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people,” Fatah official says; accuses Morsi of seeking to undermine PLO by mediating talks.Only the PLO authorized to conduct such negotiations in its capacity as the “sole legitimate representative of the Palestinian people,” Fatah official says; accuses Morsi of seeking to undermine PLO by mediating talks.
Following the announcement that she will enter coalition as justice minister and leader of negotiations with the Palestinian Authority, Tzipi Livni Party leader says ''when there's a common goal, you put aside your differences.''
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a scathing attack on the international community for failing to stand up to those seeking to delegitimise Israel, a phenomenon he described as “one of the greatest moral failures of our time.”