Thursday, 4 March 2021 | Despite opposition from Israel, the US, Germany, Australia, Canada and Brazil—to name but a few—the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced yesterday that the international tribunal would forge ahead with a comprehensive investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Israel and the Palestinians—at the behest of theContinue Reading »
Thursday, 4 March 2021 | Israel’s Environmental Protection Minister Gila Gamliel accused Iran on Wednesday of being behind a major oil spill off Israel’s coast from February 1–2. Gamliel tweeted that a Libyan-owned pirate ship called the Emerald that departed from Iran was responsible for the attack. “Iran is waging terrorism by damaging the environment,” said Gamliel. SheContinue Reading »
Thursday, 4 March 2021 | Israel is set to begin a vaccination campaign on Sunday for some 120,000 Palestinian workers who are employed in Israel and Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. The Jewish state will begin inoculating its Arab neighbors with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, Israel’s Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT)Continue Reading »
Thursday, 4 March 2021 | For the third consecutive year, Newsweek magazine has ranked Sheba Medical Center among the “Top 10 Best Hospitals in the World,” placing it at #10 in 2021. The magazine’s annual “World’s Best Hospitals” survey, which debuted on the Newsweek.com site on Wednesday, once again cited Sheba’s superior health care in addition to its medical innovation andContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 | Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi said on Tuesday that Israel and the United States have agreed that neither nation will make decisions pertaining to Iran and the Iran nuclear deal without informing the other first. “If anyone thought the Americans would run to make an agreement with Iran—it did not happenContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 | A highly controversial and unusual International Criminal Court (ICC) ruling last month has placed hundreds of Israelis—including Defense Minister Benny Gantz—firmly in the crosshairs of war crimes investigations by the international tribunal, Gantz told the Reuters news agency yesterday. Gantz described the ruling as a “negative development,” but vowed thatContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 | The US is seeking to “recalibrate the terms” of its relationship with Saudi Arabia to affect change in the region, notably peace with Israel, a State Department spokesperson said Monday. “We seek to accomplish a great deal with the Saudis: to end the war in Yemen and ease Yemen’s humanitarianContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 | Nearly 1,500 people have signed a petition demanding that the BBC apologize for airing a panel discussion on Monday about whether or not Jews are an “ethnic minority.” The Campaign Against Anti-Semitism launched the petition, saying, “There are around 250,000 Jews in Britain. We suffer almost four times as much hate crimeContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 2 March 2021 | The European Union, the United States and other countries party to the 2015 nuclear deal offered to hold informal talks with Iran about reviving the accord. Tehran said no. The Islamic regime has been slapping away all outstretched hands and has vowed to continue doing so until Washington lifts cripplingContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 2 March 2021 | Israel and former foe United Arab Emirates (UAE) reached yet another significant milestone when the first ever Gulf state ambassador touched down in the Jewish state yesterday morning and presented his credentials to President Reuven Rivlin. Mohammad Mahmoud Al-Khajah, 40, will spend three days in the country meeting with seniorContinue Reading »
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