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U.S. Shifts Support for Saudi Intervention in Yemen, Gaza Clashes Spark Political Crisis in Israel, Trump Administration Eases Pressure over Khashoggi Murder
Saudi forces are closing in on Hodeidah but will no longer receive refueling support from the United States, a tenuous ceasefire is in effect after two days of violence along the Israel-Gaza border, and Turkey shares intelligence about Khashoggi’s death.
Israel’s Supreme Court Hands a Victory to Lara Alqasem, But the Future of Foreigners’ Free Speech Remains Uncertain
The Alqasem ruling seems to make the possibility that the Supreme Court will strike down Israel’s anti-BDS law even more remote.
President Trump’s conduct in the Middle East leaves Israel more vulnerable on multiple fronts.
Saudi Arabia Under Political Pressure after Pushing False Narrative on Khashoggi’s Death, New Scrutiny on Draconian Policies on Dissent, Jordan Ends Lease Agreement with Israel
Riyadh, Washington, and Ankara wrangle over the fallout from the murder of a Saudi dissident, Turkey releases a U.S. citizen but other foreign nationals remain imprisoned, and Jordan announces it will cancel an annex to its 1994 peace agreement with Israel.
Iran Attacked by Separatists, Nuclear Deal Takes Center Stage at United Nations, Israel and Russia Spar over Downed Plane
Iranian leaders respond to a shooting at a military parade, diplomats defend the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action at the UN General Assembly, and Russia is angry with Israel after Syria shot down a Russian plane amid Israeli airstrikes in Syria.
The high court ruled that the government could not deny entry to a group of women related to Hamas members who needed lifesaving medical care. But it stopped short of saying such a policy amounted to a illegitimate collective punishment
Tactical context is important in assessing the report of the Military Advocate General of the Israel Defense Force on Operation Protective Edge.
Israel’s Military Advocate General Terminates ‘Black Friday’ and Other Investigations: Initial Observations
A recent update from Israel’s Military Advocate General raises important questions about Israel’s view of the law of armed conflict and its responsibility to civilians in areas of conflict.