Wednesday, 30 June 2021 | Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is ending his term in office with a flurry of high-level meetings in the United States. On Saturday evening at Ben Gurion airport Rivlin said, “I am departing, for the last time as president and on behalf of the State of Israel, on a farewell visitContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 30 June 2021 | As unrest continues in Ramallah and Hebron, questions have arisen surrounding the future of Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas. For the fifth straight day Monday, protesters called for the ouster of Abbas following the death of activist Nizar Banat. PA security forces forcibly removed Banat from his home lastContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 29 June 2021 | Israel’s envoy to the United Nations announced on Sunday that he would be resigning from his simultaneous post as ambassador to the United States, pending the appointment of a replacement. “It was a true honor to represent Israel to our closest ally,” Erdan said on social media. “During my tenure,Continue Reading »
Tuesday, 29 June 2021 | The United States on Sunday carried out air strikes targeting Iran-backed militias in Iraq and Syria, in response to drone attacks by the militias on US personnel and facilities in Iraq, according to the Pentagon. The strikes targeted “operational and weapons storage facilities” at two locations in Syria and oneContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 29 June 20201 | The ministerial committee on the coronavirus decided late on Monday that it would not impose new measures in order to stop the spread of coronavirus after the latest outbreak. In its first meeting since the establishment of the new government, the coronavirus cabinet announced its goal was to renew publicContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 29 June 2021 | As the international community seeks ways to help the residents of the Gaza Strip after the recent war between Israel and Hamas, the leaders of the Palestinians are busy preparing the next generation for more hate and violence. The two major Palestinian groups controlling the Gaza Strip, Hamas and PalestinianContinue Reading »
Monday, 28 June 2021 | When disaster strikes, getting help from experts is a good idea—even for a superpower like the United States. So, as the rescue and support teams deal with the aftermath of last week’s tragic building collapse in the town of Surfside, Florida, an aid delegation from Israel’s IDF [Israel Defense Forces]Continue Reading »
Monday, 28 June 2021 | Officials in the United States and Israel, as well as international organizations, are condemning legislation passed in the Lower House of the Polish Legislature that would make it more difficult for Holocaust survivors to reclaim property seized on Polish soil by the Nazis. The law that was approved by theContinue Reading »
Monday, 28 June 2021 | Foreign Minister Yair Lapid affirmed the core values that Israel and the United States share during his first in-person meeting with the US secretary of state in Rome on Sunday and said that any disagreements will be discussed quietly. “Israel has some serious reservations about the Iran nuclear deal beingContinue Reading »
Monday, 28 June 2021 | Iran will not extend the agreement it signed with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in February to monitor its nuclear program, Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf told legislators on Sunday, the Tasnim News Agency reported. According to the report, the statement follows the IAEA’s demand on Friday forContinue Reading »
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