Posts Tagged ‘Israel’

Bennet Takes Over From Netanyahu as Israeli Prime Minister

Israel’s parliament has narrowly voted in favor of a new coalition government, ending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s historic 12-year rule. Naftali Bennett, a former ally of Netanyahu turned bitter rival, becomes prime minister, presiding over a diverse and fragile coalition comprised of eight parties with deep ideological differences. Netanyahu remains head of the Likud party […]
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No Peace in Middle East Without Recognizing Israel’s Right to Statehood – Biden

Joe Biden, the President of the United States of America on Friday declared that there has been no shift in his commitment to Israel’s security, but insisted a two-state solution that includes a state for Palestinians remains “the only answer” to that conflict. Biden spoke at a White House news conference on the first full […]

Israel Begins Ground Offensive Into Gaza Strip

Israel said it has deployed troops to the Gaza Strip on Friday, but it is unclear the extent of their operations. “Israeli planes and troops on the ground are carrying out an attack in the Gaza Strip,” the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said in a tweet.IDF spokesperson John Conricus confirmed the ground operation in comments […]

Over 30 Killed as Israel and Palestine Renew Hostilities

A confrontation between Israel and Hamas sparked by weeks of tensions in contested Jerusalem escalated Tuesday as Israel unleashed new airstrikes on Gaza while militants barraged southern Israel with hundreds of rockets. The exchange killed a number of militants and civilians in Gaza and at least two Israelis. The barrage of rockets from the Gaza […]

Donald Trump Announces Normalisation Of Relations Between Israel And UAE

Donald Trump, President of the United States of America (USA), yesterday, said as part of a deal to halt the annexation of occupied land sought by the Palestinians for their future state, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel have both agreed to establish full diplomatic ties. The announcement makes the UAE the first Gulf […]

Israel’s Economy Shrinks By Annualised Rate Of 7.1% In First Quarter Of 2020

The Israeli economy contracted in the first quarter of 2020 amid the coronavirus crisis, the largest decline in 20 years, at an annual rate of 7.1%, the Central Bureau of Statistics reported on Monday. The decline came when the Bank of Israel said it would keep its base rate unchanged at 0.1% in June, apparently […]