Israel made an attempt to return to normalcy, but due to a great increase in daily infections, Health Minister Yudi Edelstein has called for partial lockdown. After initially crushing the outbreak, Israel, a country with approximately 9 million people, has seen a huge spike of over 1,000 news cases each day.
There have been many wars in history. Today war has no purpose. Border disputes between nations still exist. India and Pakistan sometimes fight over Kashmir. China and India clash again over the LAC border. LAC border is Line of Actual Control separating Eastern Ladakh and Aksai Chin in the Demchok sector between India and China about which the two countries fought a brief war in 1962.
Israel’s Channel 12 television reported that the Mossad had thwarted several planned attacks by the Islamic Republic of Iran against Israeli embassies in Europe and elsewhere. The TV channel’s reporter said he could not reveal further details because the operation was secret.
The Israeli Defense Ministry said in a statement that it had successfully launched the Horizon 16 spy satellite in the early hours of Monday morning to better control Iran’s activities. Due to new tensions with Iran, the Israeli Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced the launch of the Hadid reconnaissance satellite into space.
In a new development on the Palestinian scene, and as Israel prepares to annex parts of the West Bank, the Secretary of the Central Committee of the Fatah movement, Gabriel Rajoub, met with the deputy head of the political bureau of Hamas, Saleh Al-Aarawi, via video conference.
Israel’s July 1 deadline for annexation of the Jordan Valley has been postponed for various reasons. Israel now suffering from a second spike of the coronavirus could be the reason for suspending the annexation. In the last few days there have been over 800 infections discovered throughout the country.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, addressing representatives of countries participating in a virtual session of the UN Security Council, said that countries from Israel to the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, all “unanimously” want to extend and expand Iran’s arms embargo.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz, his partner in the coalition government, have clashed following the arrest of three protesters demonstrating against Netanyahu’s leadership. They were arrested at a “black flag” rally against Netanyahu, who is on trial for corruption.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked the Palestinians to prepare to engage in negotiations on the West Bank annexation. He has asked the state not to miss out on a historic deliberation that will bring peace to both Palestinians and Israelis in the region.
Eastern Syria has once again witnessed an airstrike. AFP reported on Saturday that Lebanon had reported an airstrike on one of the positions of forces affiliated with Bashar al-Assad’s government in eastern Syria. The attack is said to have killed six members of the Syrian army and forces backed by the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Mossad chief Yossi Cohen has reportedly delivered a message to Jordan’s King Abdullah II from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The move is just one among many being used by Israel to pacify Arab nations that have a cooperation pact with Israel. The agreement with Jordan dates back to 1994.
The State of Israel was established in 1948. The United Nations recognized its independence, but its borders were never secure. The Arab states surrounding Israel— Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, and Syria– also gained independence prior to this, after the expiration of British and French mandates, each one with its allocated borders.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has the ambition to eventually etch his name in the history books as the leader who annexed the West Bank. The move will be a crucial milestone in his legacy. His annexation plans are, however, set to hit a few major hurdles.
Thousands demonstrated in Jericho on Monday in the largest demonstration in the West Bank since the announcement of the American plan for the Middle East in late January. Protesters chanted slogans, “Palestine is not for sale,” and “No Palestinian state without the Jordan Valley,” as witnessed by journalists.
Israel has finally formed a unified coalition government, combining both sides— Likud and Blue and White, Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz. U.S. President Donald Trump, represented by Jared Kushner, urged Israel to make a government before planned annexation of the Jordan Valley.
Israel started off in 1948 as a democratic state but was still dependent upon socialist values for survival. There were a number of Kibbutz or closed collective communities which were developed for survival of each separate unit. Kibbutz combined socialism and Zionism. The economy of these communities was primarily agriculture but was partly supplanted by other economic branches including industrial plants, and high tech enterprises. In 2010 there were 270 Kibbutzim in Israel. Many of these Kibbutzim have been privatized opening up to free enterprise and Jewish family life.
Iran is allegedly rebranding oil exports destined for China and other major oil import nations. This is according to a new report published by Radio Farda. The embattled state, which is reeling from US sanctions, has been able to export over nine million barrels of oil by rebranding consignments in Malaysia to make it seem like the cargo originated from there.
Israel’s plan to annex some parts of Palestinian territory is facing pushback from a slew of western nations that include members of the European Union. Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has, however, insisted that the scheme will go ahead as planned. Israel will be moving to annex 30 percent of the West Bank.
A new International religious freedom alliance was announced by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Pompeo said that the alliance would include likeminded partners who treasure and fight for the international freedom of every human being. In the meantime because of the demonstrations for injustice to Floyd George corona cases are growing in the states while in Europe they are declining. The crisis of George Floyd has slowed down the American cause of freedom.
Abuse of women is in the daily news, which means the news is not very pleasant. Woman are being murdered and sexually abused in Israel, Africa, the United States, and throughout the world. In Israel on June 1, thousands gathered at a rally in Tel Aviv calling for the government to take action to end violence against women.
Ramadan Shalah, who led the Iran-backed Palestine Islamic Jihad (PIJ) for over 20 years, was buried in Syria a day after succumbing to heart and kidney disease on Saturday. He was 62. The former Palestinian militant group leader had been in a coma for about two years, and died in neighboring Lebanon.
Russian professor Igor Bobarika announced a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) “Letyaga” which resembles a flying squirrel in its silhouette. The information became available on his university website. The new drone was developed at the Irkutsk National Research Technical University (INRTU), a leading research university in Eastern Siberia that ranks among the most innovative.
Israel, in the last two weeks has made an attempt to return to normalcy. Schools have been reopened. The children are required to wear face covers and obey social distancing. Synagogues are active, for the most part, allowing up to 50 congregants again, so long as they wear face masks and obey social distancing.
The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis by a policeman has caused a severe reaction by the American public. Already, violent demonstrations are taking place in cities throughout America. George Floyd was held down by a policeman who strangled Floyd with his knee on his neck until suffocation.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has clarified that Palestinians residing in the West Bank’s Jordan Valley won’t get Israeli citizenship after annexation. Speaking to the Makor Rishon newspaper on Thursday, the prime minister said that the whole area will be under the control of the Israeli military forces, and there will be no special privileges for Palestinians residing there.
The trial of Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s is set to test the Israeli justice system now more than ever before. On Sunday, the Prime Minister appeared before the court for the first time as a defendant. He chastised the country’s judicial system, which he claimed was rigged against him, and out to denigrate his political career.
Israel is celebrating Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks, this weekend, which comes seven weeks after Passover. The Feast of Weeks is also called the Day of the First Fruits, and also commemorate the giving of the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai. The holiday is for one day in Israel and two days in countries throughout the world.
At the end of June 1941 my mother, my sister and I escaped from our native city of Faleshty, Moldova, which was located near the Romanian border. Fearing the approaching German Nazi army, we left our house and all possessions and ran away on foot. We went in the direction of Teleneshty. In Teleneshty we made a stopover for several days. However, the German troops caught up with us soon.
President Trump, addressing the people of the United States and the leaders of the 50 states of the union, requested that places of worship, including synagogues, churches and mosques, should be opened this week. America has been in a lockdown for two months as a result of the spread of Coronavirus from Wuhan, China to the world.
Iran and Israel have been engaging in a tit-for-tat cyber intrusion fight since the former fired the first shot last month. The attack targeted critical Israeli water infrastructural facilities. They included storage tanks and pipeline systems. Fortunately, minimal damage was caused.
The Palestinian Authority says it has suspended security cooperation with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) after protesting the Israeli government’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank. On Thursday, Saeb Alikat, secretary-general of the Palestine Liberation Organization, and a senior Palestinian Authority official, confirmed the news.
Israel is celebrating Jerusalem Day on Friday, in memory of the day in which Israel took possession of East Jerusalem and the Western Wall during the Six Day War. The State of Israel also observed its 72nd year of independence last month. After three elections, Israel was finally successful in making a united coalition emergency government.
The Jerusalem District Court on Wednesday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request not to attend the start of his criminal trial, scheduled to kick off on Sunday. Instead, he will be required to appear for the opening hearing on Sunday. The Israeli Prime Minister will now have to appear in person during the opening of his trial to respond to allegations of fraud, corruption, and abuse of office.
In conjunction with the announcement of five European countries on the UN Security Council, rejecting Israel’s intention to annex lands in the West Bank, the French Foreign Minister announced a “European move” in response to the move that Israeli government intends to take.
Today after two months in quarantine, there is a group of people who have had enough with quarantine and want to go out of quarantine to accept the fate of the sickness Corona for good and bad. Accepting Corona virus they hope will produce in them anti-bodies to protect them in the future. They are accepting the inevitability of catching the super contagious virus. Today you can hide from the virus through quarantine but eventually it will catch up with you. WPO is against this approach. Scientists say: Corona is not as bad as we thought. We have to live with it. The young will survive. Life will continue with another disease to live with.
I was a new freshman at Brandeis and had already scrubbed one pot too many. For my ‘work-study’ job that the school had provided me with as part of my financial aid package, they’d put me in the kitchen – a place where I’d always been comfortable and still am to this day.
But they’d also put me under the jurisdiction of an uptight supervisor who’d decided for whatever reason that this (then!) muscle-bound eighteen-year-old had no more culinary aptitude than to hand-scrub giant grease-encrusted cauldrons – punctuated by breaks of carting detritus to the dumpster.
The largest government in Israeli history was sworn in after a year and a half, in which the Knesset dissolved for three consecutive elections. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his coalition’s immediate challenge is to provide jobs. The 35th government is the largest in history, with 36 ministers and 16 deputy ministers.
The Israeli Knesset today approved the new government of national unity between Benjamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz. The vote brings to an end the longest political crisis in the modern history of the Jewish state. Today’s vote came after Thursday’s postponement, giving it an outright majority.
A new report by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons states that global spending on nuclear weapons development set a record not seen since the end of the cold war. The ICANW is a global civil society coalition working to promote adherence to and full implementation of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The headquarters are located in Geneva, Switzerland.
Israel is in the last steps before swearing in their new government on Thursday. With 36 ministerial positions, it will be the largest government in Israeli history. The new government was formed after two unsuccessful elections, and through the efforts of President Reuven Rivlin to unite the two sides: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Benny Gantz.
Corona has opened up the eyes of mankind to the importance of strong government. At the time of a crisis is more realized the need for a strong government. The American entertainer Madonna in her website called Corona the great equalizer. Bill Gates the multi billionaire said, Corona crisis is like a world war but everyone is one the same side. The statements of Madonna and Bill Gates have a great connection both expressing the need for unity in the time of a great crisis like Corona. Bill de Blasio the mayor of New York said, People need strong government for life especially in times of crisis.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be traveling to Israel on Wednesday, this week amid the Covid-19 epidemic. He’s expected to talk with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu regarding Israel’s plan to annex some parts of the West Bank. This is according to a statement released by the State Department on Friday.
France has asked the European Union to consider a tough response to Israel’s West Bank annexation plans. This is according to three EU diplomats with knowledge on the matter. Ireland, Belgium, and Luxembourg reportedly discussed enacting punitive economic measures on Israel during last week’s foreign ministers’ meeting.
Concern is rising over reports of Russian Armed Forces deployment of Resonans-NE radar systems near the Israeli border. The Resonans-NE radar system is designed for long-range detection, tracking, determination of coordinates and movement parameters of a wide class of modern and promising targets, including cruise and ballistic missiles, hypersonic aircraft, even those manufactured using stealth technology.
China reacted to the spread of Coronavirus, originating in Wuhan, through lockdown. In this way, China was able to control the spread of Coronavirus. Afterwards, other nations looked toward China as an example, and applied the same strategy against the contagious virus. As a result, the whole world is in lockdown, and the world economy has been crippled.
The Israeli parliament today approved the formation of a government of national unity between the acting Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and his erstwhile rival, Benny Gantz. This ends the longest political crisis in modern Israeli history. The leaders are now expected to swear in the power-sharing government next week.
After failing to form a coalition government in three elections, it was decided that the two sides— Benny Gantz’s Israel Resilience Party, and Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud— should compromise. The compromise was made in the light of the emergency created by the Coronavirus.
The Coronavirus has closed down air travel since March. The world is beginning to return to normalcy. Seven nations have agreed together to open up air travel and tourism. These nations are Greece, the Czech Republic, Austria, Australia, Denmark, Israel, and New Zealand.