Wednesday, 11 August 2021 | Minister for Regional Cooperation Issawi Freij (Meretz [Party]) revealed that there are contacts with Gulf countries, including Saudi Arabia, on the matter of Iran. In an interview on the Alhurra channel, part of the US Middle East Broadcasting Network on Monday, Friej said the threats by Iran were not onlyContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 11 August 2021 | Israel will dispatch two firefighting aircraft to Greece to help combat wildfires that Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis described on Monday as “a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions.” Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett informed Kyriakos of the move on Monday, according to a statement from Bennett’s office. An Israeli AirContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 10 August 2021 | Several COVID-19 vaccines under development in Israel hold out promise for their ability to protect against variants of the virus that are challenging existing vaccines. Back in May 2020, research groups across the world were racing to formulate vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Realizing it was not going to winContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 10 August 2021 | William Burns, director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), arrived in Israel today for a three-day visit. During his stay he is expected to meet Mossad (Israeli intelligence agency) Director David Barnea and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, as well as other Israeli officials in the defense and intelligence fields. Walla!Continue Reading »
Tuesday, 10 August 2021 | Visiting Israel, a senior Bahraini diplomat slammed the 2015 Iran nuclear deal on Sunday, saying it only helped to create chaos across the Middle East. Bahrain’s Undersecretary for International Relations Sheikh Abdullah bin Ahmad al-Khalifa said Bahrain had hoped the accord, known officially as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of ActionContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 10 August 2021 | Twenty years ago yesterday, a suicide bomber blew himself up in the Sbarro restaurant at the corner of King George Street and Jaffa Road in the center of Jerusalem. Fifteen people were murdered, including even children, and 130 people injured. Dozens of families were destroyed in the blast. The survivorsContinue Reading »
Monday, 9 August 2021 | The Hezbollah terror group fired 19 missiles at Israel on Friday, the largest such attack since the 2006 war between them, and warned of future attacks against Israel if conflict resumed. The IDF [Israel Defense Forces] Twitter feed reported that 10 of the 19 rockets were intercepted by the IronContinue Reading »
Monday, 9 August 2021 | In the battle against rapidly increasing COVID infections, Israel’s government approved a decision to expand restrictions under the Green Pass system. Effective yesterday, public events of any size may only be attended by those who have been vaccinated, recovered from the virus or can present a negative COVID test. ThisContinue Reading »
Monday, 9 August 2021 | The powerful Group of Seven (G7) nations and the European Union [EU] have both released strong statements condemning the recent drone attack on the civilian Mercer Street ship and said that “all available evidence clearly points to Iran.” However, what the powerful states plan to do about Iranian aggression wasContinue Reading »
Monday, 9 August 2021 | “It’s what I dreamed of for all my life,” said the 22-year-old. She is the first Israeli woman to win a gold medal and the third overall. Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett congratulated Linoy Ashram on her achievement, calling her “magnificent.” “You made the entire nation happy. We received theContinue Reading »
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