Results for Tag: Jerusalem

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Arab-Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

Fanack presents in-depth insight into several topics concerning the conflict, including Arab-Israeli negotiations, Arab-Israeli wars, Palestinian refugees, and Israeli settlements.

Population of Yemen

Fanack provides an analysis of Yemen’s population and demographics, with an overview of different ethnicities and identities.

Population of Israel

With the current annual growth rate of about 2 per cent, Israel’s population is expected to continue to grow at a relatively rapid pace, reaching 15.2 million by 2048 (the centenary of the country’s founding). The Jewish population is expected to exceed 11 million by then.

Governance & Politics of Palestine

Fanack provides an overview of Palestine’s politics and governance, including the presidency, the executive branch, the legislative, the judicial and the local government.

Governance & Politics

Israel is a parliamentary democracy, based on a number of Basic Laws. It has no formal constitution. Religious political parties have in the past blocked all efforts to create a constitution. They hold the opinion that the Jewish state’s constitution must be based upon the Torah (the Five Books of Moses) and the Jewish law (halakhah) that arises from it.

Mordechai Vanunu: Traitor or Peace Activist?

Critics of Vanunu’s treatment claim that he is being held indefinitely so that Israel can avoid political embarrassment and financial complications with the United States (US). If Israel admits to having weapons of mass destruction, it would not be eligible for a $2 billion aid package from the US.

Economy of Israel

Israel has a technologically advanced free market economy. Cut diamonds, high-technology equipment and pharmaceuticals are among its leading exports. Its major imports include crude oil, grains, raw materials and military equipment. Israel usually posts sizeable trade deficits, which are offset by tourism and other service exports, as well as significant foreign investment inflows.