Israel has opened most of its economy as part of its final phase of lifting coronavirus lockdown restrictions, some of them in place since September.Bars and restaurants, event halls, sporting events, hotels and all primary and secondary education may reopen to the public on Sunday, with some rest
Israel has administered at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose to 50 percent of its 9.3 million population, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein said on Friday.Israel counts East Jerusalem Palestinians, who have been included in the vaccine campaign that began on Dec 19, as part of its population. Palestini
Israel is set to relax its Covid-19 lockdown and unveil a new ‘vaccine passport’ allowing those who received the jab to access some public spaces, as PM Benjamin Netanyahu said the shots could soon render restrictions unnecessary.
The country’s Covid-19 cabinet approved an eas
After surging ahead in the race to vaccinate its population against the coronavirus, Israel is blaming online misinformation for a sudden slowdown in the campaign. Now, officials are fighting back.Israel’s Health Ministry, which is spearheading the vaccination efforts, is employing both warn
Israel will keep the Golan Heights forever, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday, after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken voiced remarks that stopped short of recognizing the claim.
In 2019, then-US President Donald Trump parted with other world powers by recognizing the Golan Hei
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in court on Monday to formally respond to corruption charges, as his trial enters an intensified phase six weeks before he faces re-election.
Netanyahu, the first Israeli premier to be indicted in office, was charged last year over allegati
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday indefinitely postponed planned visits this month to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain due to Israel’s ongoing coronavirus travel restrictions.The Israeli leader had expressed his intention to travel to Abu Dhabi and Manama ahead
Israeli Prime Benjamin Netanyahu dropped US President Donald Trump from his banner photo on Twitter on Tuesday in an apparent break with a political ally facing possible impeachment.
A photo of Mr Netanyahu sitting next to Mr Trump at a White House meeting had long taken pride of place on the off
JERUSALEM: Thousands of Israelis on Saturday renewed weekly demonstrations against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, calling for the long-serving leader to resign over corruption charges against him and his alleged mishandling of the coronavirus crisis.Protesters held signs reading “Go,&rdq
An Israeli court has today postponed the hearing into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial indefinitely, citing coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
The Jerusalem District Court announced that the next hearing, set for Wednesday, has been postponed indefinitely. New lockdo
JERUSALEM: For media-obsessed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the coronavirus vaccine has arrived just in time.With elections approaching in March, Netanyahu has placed his world-leading vaccination drive at the center of his reelection campaign — launching an aggressive media blitz portr
Israel’s health ministry has authorized a COVID-19 vaccine developed by US drugmaker Moderna, the company and an Israeli official said, marking the vaccine’s third regulatory authorization and the first outside North America.“Ministry of Health of Israel has secured 6 million dos
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been canvassing Arab citizens in Israel for their votes in the upcoming General Election. Netanyahu is also the leader of the Likud Party.
According to Quds Press, official Israeli radio reported Netanyahu telling closed Likud meetings that he is
Israel reported on Friday further 5,804 coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours amid ongoing efforts to provide COVID-19 vaccine for the populationThe Health Ministry said in its daily briefing on the virus update that the tally of infections across Israel has jumped to 426,749, including 3,33
Coalition partner in Israel's current government, the Blue and White (Kahol Lavan) party, is likely to collapse after key members quit the bloc, local media reported yesterday.
This comes after two Members of the Knesset, Asaf Zamir and Miki Haimovich, voted against extending the budget
Israeli prison authorities closed completely the Ramon prison in northern Israel following the detection of several coronavirus infections, according to a Palestinian NGO on Sunday.
In a statement quoted by Anadolu Agency, the Palestinian Prisoner Society said the closure was "a serious indi
Hundreds of Israelis protested against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday, calling on the long-serving leader to resign just days after the country was plunged into a new national election.The protesters have been gathering outside Netanyahu’s Jerusalem residence for months,
Ministers on Friday approved the regulations of Israel’s third national lockdown, beginning at 5p.m. Sunday, as the Bank of Israel issued an assessment that the closure would cost the nation’s economy NIS 2.5 billion ($776 million) for every week it lasts.
The lockdown is set to be at