Ayalon demanded that the "two state solution" will be referred to as the "two states for two peoples" solution, thus trying to sneak in a recognition of the Palestinians in Israel as "the nation state of the Jewish people". Fayyad insisted on the original formulation, and rightly so. In any case, there is little importance to the event, because support from the donating countries will keep coming even without a press conference. Note that we did learn that Lieberman opposes exports from Gaza. The reason is clearly in order to punish Hamas, otherwise known as "collective punishment" of the Gazans for Hamas' sins. Perhaps Ayalon and his boss will also end up in the Hague.
Saudi policeman killed in Mecca after Islamic State raid (Reuters)
It is impossible to accurately assess how much damage the latest episodes of racism caused Labour, but at least in two constituencies which include Jewish communities, the party suffered losses.15:39 06.05.16 | 0 comments