Deborah Danan

Deborah Danan

Deborah is a freelance journalist based out of Jaffa, Israel. After moving to Israel from London in 2002, she received her undergraduate at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a master’s from Bar Ilan University. She was the founding editor of The Jerusalem Post’s Premium Zone and editor of its Oped page. Her work as an investigative journalist has taken her across the Mideast, from Ramallah to Jerusalem to Cairo to Amman.

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Education Minister Naftali Bennett, a key member of Israel's coalition government, has criticised Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's  behaviour after police recommended his indictment for corruption but said he would remain in the government

Netanyahu’s Coalition Members Say They Won’t Rush to Abandon PM

TEL AVIV – Senior members of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition said they would not rush to make any decisions until after the attorney general made his ruling in the wake of police recommendations published Tuesday that the premier be indicted on corruption, bribery and fraud charges.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs a meeting of his cabinet in this file picture taken on February 13, 2018

Police Recommendations Against Netanyahu Are ‘Coup’ Attempt, MKs Say

TEL AVIV – Members of Knesset in the ruling Likud party described police recommendations that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted for a series of corruption charges a “coup” designed by the prime minister’s opponents, while leaders of the opposition are calling for Netanyahu’s immediate resignation in the wake of Tuesday’s police statement.

US special envoy Jason Greenblatt (L) attends the launch of a project to improve access to wastewater treatment and water for Palestinian farmers, on October 15, 2017, in the city of Jericho, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The $10 million project aims to increase the number of homes connected to the Jericho area's wastewater treatment plant. / AFP PHOTO / JAAFAR ASHTIYEH (Photo credit should read JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP/Getty Images)

PA Slams Trump Envoy Jason Greenblatt Over Claim Palestinians ‘Walking Away’ From Peace

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s special envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt is a “Zionist” who has “no chance of succeeding” in securing peace in the region, the Palestinian Authority said Monday, after Greenblatt slammed the Palestinian leadership for “walking away” from negotiations and “lecturing” the U.S. on its decisions regarding aid money.

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Chief Palestinian Negotiator to Nikki Haley: ‘Shut Up’

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s administration is orchestrating a “coup” to get rid of the Palestinian leadership and his Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, should learn to “shut up” and refrain from criticizing Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Secretary of the PLO Executive Committee Saeb Erekat said Saturday.

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Former Jordanian Minister: U.S. Will Lose Power Under ‘Stupid Idiot’ Trump

TEL AVIV – Vice President Mike Pence was “tricking” the Arab nation by trying to smooth over “Trump’s despicable declaration” regarding Jerusalem, but it means nothing since “Israel will soon disappear” and the U.S. will lose global hegemony as long as “the stupid idiot” is in power, a former high-ranking minister in Jordan said following the vice president’s visit to Amman.