Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | When Defense Minister Benny Gantz departed for the United States late Monday for a meeting with American counterpart Mark Esper, he took with him a list of munitions Israel says it needs to maintain its military superiority in the Middle East. The two were expected to discuss US weapons salesContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | Health Ministry Deputy Director–General Prof. Itamar Grotto on Tuesday told legislators Israel must reduce its coronavirus infection rate from nearly 12% to 7% before the recently implemented national lockdown can be lifted. The nationwide closure has been in place since Friday and is expected to last for at least threeContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 | Since the start of the second nationwide lockdown four day ago, over 40,000 [people] have already registered as unemployed, according to data published Monday by the Employment Service. Israel entered a three-week lockdown on Friday in an effort to contain the coronavirus outbreak, shuttering many businesses and industries as aContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 | After witnessing the historic peace between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain—and the prospect of more Arab states making peace with the Jewish state—the two top Palestinian factions are meeting to mend their own ties and unite against Israel. Leaders from Hamas, the terror group that controls theContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 | Normalization of relations between Israel and Bahrain is another significant and painful blow to Iran’s soft belly. However, unlike in the case of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain is of particular historical, religious and political importance to Iran. Bahrain, a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council, is located rightContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 22 September 2020 | An Indian–Jewish MMA [mixed martial arts] and kickboxing champion who has won a host of prestigious competitions is set to make aliyah [immigrate] to Israel where he hopes to compete for the Jewish state. Obed Hrangchal, 26, has already won two gold, seven silver and two bronze national medals inContinue Reading »
Monday, 21 September 2020 | After the United Nations refused to extend the arms embargo on Iran that expires next month, the United States announced on Saturday that they were enforcing a renewal of a variety of sanctions [against] Iran, including those related to weapons sales. The so-called “snapback” of sanctions was put into theContinue Reading »
Monday, 21 September 2020 | After speaking over the phone with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said his nation will open an embassy in Jerusalem by the end of the year, according to a joint statement released by Netanyahu’s office. President Hernandez confirmed the announcement in a Twitter post.Continue Reading »
Monday, 21 September 2020 | For the first time since the start of the outbreak in Israel, more than 600 coronavirus patients are hospitalized in a serious condition, health officials said Saturday evening. The Health Ministry reported 604 people are suffering from serious symptoms, of whom 165 are ventilated. The Coronavirus National Information and KnowledgeContinue Reading »
Monday, 21 September 2020 | A growing number of Arabs, particularly those living in the Gulf, say they finally understand that Israel is not the enemy of the Muslims and Arabs. This change of heart manifested even before the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed peace agreements with Israel during a ceremony at the WhiteContinue Reading »
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