The conclusion to bar two United States congresswomen from entering Israel has despatched shockwaves as a result of equally international locations.
Israel’s denial of entry to Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, who had planned to go to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories over the weekend, has been condemned by leading US Democrat politicians. It has also been criticised by a professional-Israel lobbying group.
Soon before Israel introduced its final decision, US President Donald Trump experienced identified as for the two Muslim congresswomen to be blocked.
The US president has in the latest months taken selections that lots of say have supplied Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu much political help.
But what does this indicate for the lengthy-time period ties amongst the US and Israel?
Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom
Fleur Hassan-Nahoum – Deputy mayor of Jerusalem and a member of the Likud get together
Ariel Gold – Nationwide co-director of activist group Code Pink
Gideon Levy – Columnist at Haaretz newspaper
Source: Al Jazeera News