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Biden Calls Jordan King A Loyal Ally In ‘Tough Neighborhood’

Biden Calls Jordan King A Loyal Ally In ‘Tough Neighborhood’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden praised King Abdullah II of Jordan as a stalwart ally in a “tough neighborhood” as the two leaders huddled… Read More ›

Deadly floods inundated parts of Europe, but the Netherlands avoided fatalities. Here’s why

Deadly floods inundated parts of Europe, but the Netherlands avoided fatalities. Here’s why

As communities devastated by the catastrophic flooding in parts of western Europe start picking up the pieces, they are wondering how it all went so… Read More ›

Singapore and the UK are both planning to ‘live with Covid.’ They are worlds apart on how to do that

Singapore and the UK are both planning to ‘live with Covid.’ They are worlds apart on how to do that

More than a year and a half into the coronavirus pandemic, the world’s rich nations are beginning to accept that Covid-19 is not going away… Read More ›

Miami Demonstrators Block Highway To Support Cuban Protests

Miami Demonstrators Block Highway To Support Cuban Protests

MIAMI (AP) — Demonstrators expressing solidarity with the thousands of Cubans who waged a rare weekend of protests around their island nation shut down part… Read More ›

Top US general in Afghanistan steps down as US military withdrawal from the country nears completion

Top US general in Afghanistan steps down as US military withdrawal from the country nears completion

The top US general in Afghanistan stepped down on Monday as the United States’ military withdrawal from the country nears completion. Gen. Austin Scott Miller… Read More ›

Netanyahus move out of PM’s residence after 12 years

Netanyahus move out of PM’s residence after 12 years

In line with agreement with Bennett, ex-premier and his family vacate house on Balfour Street, nearly a month after new government formed Former prime minister… Read More ›

Explosion reported in Jebel Ali seaport in Dubai

Explosion reported in Jebel Ali seaport in Dubai

According to the official Twitter account of the Government of Dubai Media Office, a fire broke out in a container ship docked in the port,… Read More ›

Israel, South Korea strike COVID vaccine exchange deal

Israel, South Korea strike COVID vaccine exchange deal

Israel and South Korea signed a deal for the transfer of vaccines between the two countries, with Israel sending the first batch. Israel signed a… Read More ›

A president defined by his prime minister

A president defined by his prime minister

Opinion: Reuven Rivlin’s seven years in office have been colored by his contentious relationship with Netanyahu that led to accusations of treason by his own… Read More ›

Israel-UAE ties are strong counter to Iranian ambitions

Israel-UAE ties are strong counter to Iranian ambitions

Opinion: Jerusalem-Abu Dhabi relations are built on mutual interests, including facing the threat posed by Tehran as it seeks to consolidate regional power through its… Read More ›

Daily COVID cases expected to jump to 500 next week; threats to close airport

Daily COVID cases expected to jump to 500 next week; threats to close airport

Health officials reportedly considering return of ‘Green Pass’ system; Interior Minister Shaked warns incoming, outgoing flights could be halted; hospitalization rates remain low The Health… Read More ›

Florida Condo Collapse – Searching For Answers About What Went Wrong In Surfside Can Improve Building Regulation

Florida Condo Collapse – Searching For Answers About What Went Wrong In Surfside Can Improve Building Regulation

(THE CONVERSATION) The collapse of a huge condominium building near Miami, Florida was shocking news to wake up to on the morning of June 24,… Read More ›

Israel’s COVID cabinet to meet Sunday on possible new restrictions

Israel’s COVID cabinet to meet Sunday on possible new restrictions

Some 229 new cases were reported on Friday * Coronavirus cabinet is expected to meet on Sunday The coronavirus cabinet is expected to meet on… Read More ›

No, Israel is not an apartheid state

No, Israel is not an apartheid state

Opinion: Israel has its problems, but accusing it of being a nation that discriminates against its Arab citizenry and against Palestinians in Gaza and the… Read More ›

Bennett: We are treating the situation like a new coronavirus outbreak

Bennett: We are treating the situation like a new coronavirus outbreak

“In order to maintain our routine in Israel, we have to closely monitor entrances,” Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz said. The government is treating the increase… Read More ›

Israel should be very worried by its coronavirus outbreak

Israel should be very worried by its coronavirus outbreak

Opinion: There is no current need for change in Health Ministry strategy but urgent steps must be taken to reduce risk of variants entering through… Read More ›

‘Butcher of Tehran’ Raisi wins Iran election amid low turnout

‘Butcher of Tehran’ Raisi wins Iran election amid low turnout

Lapid: His election should prompt renewed determination to immediately halt Iran’s nuclear program. Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline judge under US sanctions for human rights abuses,… Read More ›

Meron tragedy: Vote to form investigative committee on Sunday

Meron tragedy: Vote to form investigative committee on Sunday

Following the Mount Meron tragedy, a government resolution will be voted on to form an investigative committee. The resolution is led by Avigdor Liberman and… Read More ›

Biden calls Bennett, world leaders congratulate new Israeli gov’t

Biden calls Bennett, world leaders congratulate new Israeli gov’t

The US “remains unwavering in its support for Israel’s security,” Biden said, saying that the US government is committed to working with the new Israeli… Read More ›

‘Jill from Philly’ meets the Queen

‘Jill from Philly’ meets the Queen

Almost five months into her new job, Jill Biden is still revealing what kind of first lady she wants to be, but one thing is… Read More ›