Benjamin Netanyahu’s allies and enemies alike voted to shut down Sheldon Adelson’s Israeli paper. That’s a sign of more trouble ahead for the prime minister’s shaky coalition.
Israeli lawmakers approved in a preliminary vote a bill that would shut down a free Israeli daily owned by American billionaire Sheldon Adelson.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak proposed in a newspaper interview that Israel unilaterally withdraw from outlying West Bank settlements and outposts.
Economic woes are shutting down Israeli newspapers and transforming the media landscape. As a result, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing fewer critical voices.
Crossposted from Haaretz