In a series of speeches at the Bundestag, every German party except for the right-wing AfD voted to condemn Israeli plans to apply sovereignty over Israeli-controlled areas, in the name of international law, regional stability—and friendship.
A letter issued by the European Union’s top diplomat to Palestinian territories allegedly allowing terrorists to benefit from E.U. funding has gotten pro-Israel groups concerned, especially as the E.U. equivocates on the matter.
The move to ban the Iranian-backed Shi’ite terror group was more than a decade-long process in the famously bureaucratic Germany.