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Israel adopts controversial Jewish nation-state law

Jul 19, 2018 - 1:49 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The new legislation, which serves as a de facto constitution, provokes fears of discrimination against Arab citizens of Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel PM looking to enshrine 'Jewish state' in law

May 01, 2014 - 11:14 PM

Netanyahu has made recognition of Israel as a Jewish state a key demand in the crisis hit peace talks with the Palestinians which formally drew to a close on April 29

JEWISH STATE? Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (shown) says Israel as a Jewish state is a key demand in the crisis-hit peace talks with the Palestinians. File photo by Uriel Sinai/AFP

Arab summit backs Syria political solution, rejects 'Jewish state'

Mar 26, 2014 - 10:18 PM

Arab leaders side with the Palestinians in refusing to recognize Israel as a Jewish state a flash point issue threatening to derail US brokered peace talks

UNITED. Arab leaders, during the closing session of the Arab Summit in Kuwait City, said they are committed to supporting Arab states going through democratic transitions, and healing relations among the Arab countries to end divisions. Photo by Raed Qutena/EPA

Iran will 'annihilate' cities if Israel attacks: Khamenei

Mar 21, 2013 - 10:20 PM

Iran will annihilate the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa if it comes under attack by the Jewish state