Arab members of the Knesset (Israel’s parliament) accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of escalating the situation in the Gaza Strip for his political survival.
“The man who lost consecutive elections will leave the ground burnt in a desperate attempt to stay in his position,” MK Ayman Odeh said on Twitter.
“For a decade, he [Netanyahu] worked every morning to prolong the occupation and undermine prospects for peace and this is what he did today as well,” he said.
MK Walid Taha warned that Netanyahu’s policy of escalation would drag the region into a “real disaster”.
“What is happening threatens