11 Sep 2019

Arab nations condemn Netanyahu annexation plan

A pre-election pledge by the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanhayu  to annex almost a third of the West Bank has been described by Saudi Arabia as a “very dangerous escalation”.

The controversial proposal has also provoked criticism from the United Nations and other Arab states. But it’s not the first time Mr Netanyahu has made bold promises ahead of a poll. So is this really likely to happen?