Israel's coalition government: Israeli and Arab media react

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu surprised Israel (and its Arab neighbors) when he announced the creation of a unity government on May 8: Israeli and Arab media react.

By , Staff writer

3. al-Madina (Saudi Arabia)

Israel prepares for war

al-Madina, a paper based in Saudi Arabia, wrote an editorial characterizing Netanyahu as a statesman “concerned about his status in Israeli history” who wants to be remembered as “the leader who destroyed the Iranian nuclear program and solidified Israel’s nuclear monopoly in the region.”

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