Israel, Palestinians tighten restrictions as coronavirus re-emerges

JERUSALEM (REUTERS) - Israeli and Palestinian authorities have brought back some coronavirus restrictions after the number of new cases jumped in what officials fear could herald a "second wave" of infections. A partial lockdown went into effect on Wednesday (June 24) in a town in central Israel and several neighbourhoods in the city of Tiberias … Continue reading Israel, Palestinians tighten restrictions as coronavirus re-emerges

Israeli cabinet to vote on Golan ‘Trump’ settlement

Jerusalem (AFP): Israel's cabinet will meet in the Golan Heights on Sunday to honour US President Donald Trump and vote on naming a settlement there after him, the prime minister's office announced. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu displays a map of Israel, signed by US President Donald Trump, showing the Golan Heights as being inside … Continue reading Israeli cabinet to vote on Golan ‘Trump’ settlement

Israel strikes Gaza after first rocket fire since early May

JERUSALEM: Israeli warplanes bombed bunkers at a Hamas base in Gaza early Thursday following the first rocket fire from the territory since early May, the military said. A barrage of rockets are fired from the Hamas-run Palestinian enclave towards Israel in this May 5, 2019 photo. (AFP file photo) Israeli aircraft targeted “underground infrastructure” at … Continue reading Israel strikes Gaza after first rocket fire since early May

ISRAEL TO AUCTION CLASSROOMS DONATED BY EU TO PALESTINIAN CHILDREN

A Palestinian boy sits on a chair with a national flag as Israeli authorities demolish a school site in the village of Yatta, south of the West Bank city of Hebron. (File/AFP) Israel’s defence ministry plans to auction 2 prefabricated classrooms that were donated to Palestinian schoolchildren by the EUOccupation forces tore down and confiscated … Continue reading ISRAEL TO AUCTION CLASSROOMS DONATED BY EU TO PALESTINIAN CHILDREN

OIC summit condemns any decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

CAIRO (Reuters) – The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said it condemns any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation of Palestinian territories, including a U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. FILE PHOTO: A Muslim woman prays on the last Friday of Ramadan in front of the Dome of the Rock, … Continue reading OIC summit condemns any decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Israel inches closer to snap election with overnight vote

JERUSALEM: Israel edged closer to snap polls as a bill to dissolve parliament passed its first reading in the early hours of Tuesday (May 28) morning, despite a general election last month. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has so far failed to form a coalition following April elections. (Photo: AFP/Menahem Kahana) Pitched into chaos by Prime … Continue reading Israel inches closer to snap election with overnight vote

No Harm Should Befall Nnamdi Kanu – Israel Foreign Affairs Minister, Yisrael Katz

Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister, Yisrael Katz, has warned Nigerian Govt that No Harm Should Befall the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Justice Binta Nyako of Abuja Federal High Court orders for the re-arrest of the Mazi Kanu. Reacting to the Nigerian Govt order, Mr. Katz, said Kanu is fighting a just cause, … Continue reading No Harm Should Befall Nnamdi Kanu – Israel Foreign Affairs Minister, Yisrael Katz