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Arab politicians in Israel move to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

3 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

A coalition of Arab politicians in Israel moved Sunday to help oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by throwing their support behind challenger Benny Gantz. The decision by the “Joint List” alliance of four Arab political parties marked the first time in nearly three decades that it has backed a Jewish candidate to lead the country...
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Arab Lawmakers in Israel Are Endorsing Benny Gantz for Prime Minister

Arab Lawmakers in Israel Are Endorsing Benny Gantz for Prime Minister

3 monthes ago   |   By Time

The Arab bloc in Israel's parliament abandoned its usual hands-off stance Sunday and endorsed former military chief Benny Gantz for prime minister, potentially giving him the edge over hard-line incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu.
The historic move marked the first time in nearly three decades that the Arab parties backed a candidate for prime minster, reflecting their contempt for Netanyahu, who was accused of fomenting hatred of the Arabs during his re-election campaign.
“Benny Gantz is not our cup of tea,” said Arab lawmaker Ahmad Tibi. “But we promised our constituents that we would do...
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