Spotlight: Israeli general election:
March 2015
Israel will hold a general election on 17 March 2015. This special section brings together all our latest analysis, news, polling updates and podcasts on... Read more
Jewish Chronicle: Why the EU vote was not
worth the hysteria, by Dermot Kehoe
The Palestinian Authority and pro-Palestinian activists would like us to believe that their campaign to have Palestine recognised as a state without an agreement with... Read more
BICOM Briefing: International diplomacy
on the Israeli-Palestinian issue
This briefing covers diplomatic developments relating to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict happening this week, including attempts to bring a resolution to the UN Security Council, parties to the Geneva Convention meeting in Vienna, and the EU parliament voting on a resolution relating to Palestinian statehood. Read more
BICOM Analysis: Why new elections
and what to expect
With elections in Israel expected to be scheduled for March 17th 2015, BICOM has produced the following briefing on the background and context to these elections and potential future scenarios. Read more
Left Foot Forward: Could the centre-left form
Israel’s next government? by Lorin Bell-Cross
“I told my wife I am off for a weekend of coupledom with Tzipi”. So joked Isaac Herzog, Labour Party leader and maybe, just maybe,... Read more
US confirms it won’t support
Palestinian-led UN resolution
The US State Department yesterday confirmed that Washington will not support a controversial draft United Nations (UN) Security Council resolution submitted on Wednesday by Jordan... Read more
Hamas conducts large-scale Gaza
training in further show of strength
Hamas conducted what is thought to have been its largest military training exercise since this summer’s Operation Protective Edge. The drill is the latest in... Read more
Report: Leaked Jewish Home memo
rules out Likud unity deal
The Israeli media is reporting this morning that a Jewish Home memo intended for party members was leaked and rules out the possibility of a... Read more


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