Thursday, 18 August 2022 | Israel and Turkey will restore full diplomatic relations in a process that will include the return of ambassadors and consuls general, according to a statement on Wednesday from Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid’s office. “Upgrading relations will contribute to deepening ties between the two peoples, expanding economic, trade and culturalContinue Reading »
Thursday, 18 August 2022 | After drawing backlash from his statement in Berlin that Israel has committed “50 Holocausts” against the Palestinian people, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas issued a statement to backtrack. Abbas, during a joint press conference with German Chancellor Olaf Sholz in Berlin on Tuesday, told a reporter, “I have 50Continue Reading »
Thursday, 18 August 2022 | The Palestinian Authority [PA] is again seeking full membership in the United Nations, although the effort is liable to fail just as Ramallah’s previous attempt did in 2011 when the Obama administration essentially kiboshed the initiative in the Security Council. PA envoy to the United Nations Riyad Mansour confirmed theContinue Reading »
Thursday, 18 August 2022 | A rare assemblage of “astragali”—animal knuckle bones used for gaming and divination—dating from the Hellenistic period (2,300 years ago), was uncovered by Dr. Ian Stern in the Maresha-Bet Guvrin National Park in the Judean [Foothills] in southern Israel. This exceptionally large assemblage—published recently for the first time in the BritishContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 17 August 2022 | An Israeli infantry soldier was killed on Monday night in an apparent friendly-fire incident near Tulkarem in Samaria, the military confirmed in a statement. An initial probe found that the soldier had left an outpost that he was manning, apparently to pray, and was mistakenly shot by another member ofContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 17 August 2022 | Palestinian Authority [PA] leader Mahmoud Abbas expressed no regrets on Tuesday for the murderous attack by Palestinian terrorists on Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics half a century ago. He also claimed that Israel had committed “Holocausts” against Palestinians over the years, reported the AP. When asked if he intendedContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 17 August 2022 | The European Union reportedly received Iran’s response to its “final” proposal to revive the nuclear deal and is reviewing the proposal and consulting with Washington, an EU spokesperson told reporters in Brussels yesterday. “For the moment, we are studying it and we are consulting with the other JCPOA (Joint ComprehensiveContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 17 August 2022 | The consumer price index in Israel rose by 1.1% in the month of July, bringing the country’s annual inflation rate to 5.2%, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) reported on Monday. This brings inflation in Israel to its highest point since 2008 although this stat remains among the lowest inContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 16 August 2022 | Iran let an unofficial deadline come and go Monday night for a response to the European Union’s (EU) proposal to revive the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran’s foreign minister said Tehran would send a final proposal for terms to revive the 2015 nuclear accord by midnight Monday, state-affiliated Islamic Republic NewsContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 16 August 2022 | The terrorist who wounded eight people near Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday morning was a convicted criminal who had been released five years into an eight-year sentence due to good behavior, according to Israeli media reports. Amir Sidawi chose the bus station on Ma’ale HaShalom to commit the attack becauseContinue Reading »
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