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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
7/4/2024 7:31:33 PM
The Israeli government has approved plans to build nearly 5,300 new homes in settlements deemed illegal under international law in the occupied West Bank, a monitoring group said Thursday, the latest move in a campaign to accelerate settlement expansion, aiming to cement Israeli control over the territory and prevent the establishment of a future Palestinian state.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
6/13/2024 8:45:03 PM
Israel’s extremist Minister of Finance Bezalel Smotrich has decided to cut funding provided to the Palestinian Authority (PA) by 130 million Israeli new shekels NIS or $35 million from revenues collected by Israel on behalf of the PA.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
3/30/2024 12:12:26 PM
The US Treasury Department pushed back against claims it had eased sanctions against West Bank settlers after pressure from Israel's finance minister.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/12/2024 9:36:45 PM
The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly rejected recent claims made by Israel’s extremist Minister of Finance Bezalel Smotrich, labelling them "completely unacceptable."

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/6/2024 11:23:52 AM
French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna said that Gaza is a Palestinian territory, and Israel has no right to determine its future.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/4/2024 10:35:35 PM
A right-wing Israeli official has called for starving the 2.4 million Palestinian population in the under-siege Gaza Strip.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/4/2024 4:42:20 PM
Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Oman strongly condemned the remarks made by extremist Israeli Ministers of National Security Itamar Ben Gvir and Finance Bezalel Smotrich advocating for the displacement of Gaza residents, the re-occupation of the strip, and the construction of Israeli settlements.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/31/2023 6:43:04 PM
Far-right Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich on Sunday called for the return of Israeli settlers to the Gaza Strip after Israel's brutal war on the territory and said its Palestinian population should be encouraged to emigrate.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/14/2023 5:27:03 PM
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry slammed remarks made by Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich calling for the “voluntary” displacement of Palestinians from Gaza, saying Israel’s actions in the strip are a war crime.

World - Region
10/8/2023 1:32:21 PM
Israeli opposition leaders Yair Lapid and Benny Gantz expressed their willingness to join Netanyahu's government, with Lapid demanding that far-right leaders and ministers Bezalel Smotrich and Itamar Ben-Gvir be removed and Gantz agreeing to join alongside the two, The Times of Israel said on Sunday.

World - Region
6/18/2023 3:35:13 PM
The Israeli government approved on Sunday a draft decision to expedite settlement expansion procedures in the occupied West Bank, giving more authority to far-right Minister of Finance Bezalel Smotrich.

World - Region
4/10/2023 1:07:15 PM
Thousands of Israelis settlers led by at least seven Cabinet ministers marched Monday to an evacuated West Bank settlement, in a defiant signal that Israel’s most right-wing government in history is determined to accelerate settlement building on occupied lands despite international opposition.

World - Region
3/26/2023 1:39:05 PM
The Gulf Cooperation Council said Sunday it had written to Washington's top diplomat condemning controversial comments from Israel's finance minister in which he denied the existence of a Palestinian people.

World - Region
3/22/2023 2:53:34 PM
The Jordanian lower house of parliament has voted to expel the Israeli ambassador from Amman in protest against statements made by Israel's far-right Finance Minister, Bezalel Smotrich, according to the Jordanian news agency (Petra).

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/21/2023 11:38:00 PM
Egypt condemned on Tuesday the far-right Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich’s use of a map of Israel that includes Jordanian territories and the occupied Palestinian territories, describing it as "irresponsible behaviour."

World - Region
3/21/2023 4:34:11 PM
Bezalel Smotrich, the Israeli finance minister, sparked outrage in the Arab world after saying in a speech on Sunday in Paris that the Palestinian people, their past and their language are all made up.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/20/2023 10:09:00 PM
Egypt has heavily criticised as irresponsible and inflammatory the statements of Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich in which he denied the existence and history of the Palestinian people.

World - Region
3/20/2023 4:33:22 PM
Palestinian prime minister Mohammad Shtayyeh on Monday blasted as "inflammatory" remarks made by far-right Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich that Palestinians do not exist.

World - Region
3/14/2023 5:35:47 PM
A human rights organisation said Tuesday that Israel's controversial finance minister Bezalel Smotrich was "not welcome" on a planned visit to France this week.

World - Region
3/7/2023 1:18:43 PM
American actor and director slammed calls by Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich to wipe out the Palestinian town of Huwara, in the occupied West Bank.

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