Israel's 'fired' defence chief hangs on as Netanyahu hits pause
Netanyahu said he was firing Defence Minister Yoav Gallant, who broke rank by openly calling for a halt to the overhaul of the judiciary
In Arab world, Israel's crisis dominates the news
Some Palestinians compared the division in Israel to their own factional split between the Islamist group Hamas in Gaza and Fatah in the West Bank
20 Hajj pilgrims killed in Saudi Arabia accident
At least 29 others have been injured in the accident
Netanyahu suspends judicial overhaul
Netanyahu said the crisis required all sides to act responsibly, while the United States welcomed his action
Israeli president urges halt to judicial overhaul
Israeli President Isaac Herzog urged the government to halt its bitterly contested judicial overhaul "for the sake of the unity of the people of Israel, for the sake of responsibility”
Netanyahu sacks minister who opposed judicial overhaul
The minister is sacked after he said the government should delay moving forward with a highly-contested plan to overhaul the country's judicial system
Palestinians accuse settlers of West Bank arson
The Palestinian Foreign Ministry blamed the incident on 'Jewish terrorist elements' but Israeli police said the fire was an accident
Lebanon in confusion amid daylight savings dispute
Many said the potential chaos was emblematic of decades of failed governance by leaders that led Lebanon into a 2019 financial crisis