Wednesday, 31 March 2021 | An international operation to vaccinate 7,000 Palestinian traders from the Gaza Strip who regularly pass through Israel and the West Bank [Judea and Samaria] against coronavirus has been brewing for the past month, foreign diplomatic sources told Ynet on Tuesday. According to the sources, the outline has been approved byContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 31 March 2021 | In 2011, Israel’s brand new Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted its very first rocket fired from Gaza, high above the country’s battered south. The all too familiar screeching whistle of the rocket siren was heard in Ashkelon, Ashdod and Sderot. But this time, instead of people fleeing to theirContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 30 March 2021 | The Jordanian government publicly acknowledged a new defense agreement with the United States this week that allows free entry for American forces, boosting Israel’s unstable eastern neighbor and providing a base from which these forces can potentially act in Syria, Iraq and Iran. The deal was signed in January andContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 30 March 2021 | Israel’s party leaders will arrive at President Reuven Rivlin’s residence in Jerusalem next Monday for consultations, two days before the president is set to task the candidate best positioned to become prime minister with forming the next government. In a statement, the President’s Residence said that the meetings will beContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 30 March 2021 | The struggle between Israel and the Palestinians over the payment of grants to terrorists and the families of “shahids [martyrs]” entered a new phase after the Palestinian government decided to pay the funds through postal banks to some 12,000 families. The PA’s [Palestinian Authority’s] postal banks are not considered “bankingContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 30 March 2021 | The Biden administration has decided to extend for another year the “national emergency” (Executive Order 12957), issued in 1995 in response to the threat Iran posed to the national security, foreign policy and economy of the US. The Executive Order imposed a series of sanctions against Iran in response toContinue Reading »
Friday, 26 March 2021 | Sunset on the 14th day of Nissan (Saturday evening), the first month of the biblical calendar, ushers in the first of the seven biblical feasts or appointed times God ordained in Leviticus 23: the one-day festival of Passover or Pesach in Hebrew. Over the course of the next week, Passover,Continue Reading »
Friday, 26 March 2021 | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his opponents have no clear path towards a Knesset [Parliament] majority, Israeli election results show, indicating that the country’s political gridlock will continue. The results of Tuesday’s election confirm that Netanyahu’s Likud Party won the most seats—30—his bloc of right-wing, and religious supporters onlyContinue Reading »
Friday, 26 March 2021 | US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield announced Thursday that Washington will restore financial aid to the Palestinians, halted by former US President Donald Trump. She said that the US will be sending US $15 million to support vulnerable communities in the West Bank [Judea and Samaria] and Gaza StripContinue Reading »
Friday, 26 March 2021 | Israel and Slovakia on Thursday signed a first-of-its-kind, US $175 million agreement for the procurement of seventeen sophisticated radar systems for the Slovak Air Force, according to a statement by Israel’s Defense Ministry. The agreement, which was signed in a festive ceremony at the Slovak Ministry of Defense in Bratislava,Continue Reading »
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