Authorities say 2,151 tourists who want to return will still be outside Israel on Tuesday; flights from India, Thailand set to land at Ben-Gurion Airport
Times of Israel. Mon, 30 Mar 2020 10:58:34 +0000.
Nickolay Mladenov, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, has praised the coordination between the Israeli and Palestine authorities in reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic.
UN News Centre. Sat, 28 Mar 2020 11:09:38 -0400.
Israel appeared headed for a unity government on Friday after opposition leader Benny Gantz moved toward an agreement with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, disappointing voters who had hoped to bring down the right-wing premier.
CBC News. Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:07:42 EDT.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main rival, Benny Gantz, was elected parliamentary speaker on Thursday in a surprise maneuver that could herald a unity government keeping the veteran leader in power. With ...
Newsmax. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 15:46:45 EDT.
A peace treaty is signed by Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat at the White House; AOC's Green New Deal falls short and more.
Fox News. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 04:00:24 GMT.
The resignation of Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein clears the way for the opposition to move forward with efforts in parliament to topple Netanyahu.
Sydney Morning Herald. Thu, 26 Mar 2020 06:54:44 +1100.
Avi Reichental emigrated to the United States from his native Israel in 1977 after serving as a helicopter mechanic in the Israeli Air Force .
By Daniel D'ambrosio, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 24 Mar 2020 23:22:26 +0000.
The family of 88-year-old Arie Even said they were saddened not to be able to be with him during his final days. They were asked to stay away in order not to catch the virus.
Daniel Estrin. NPR. Sat, 21 Mar 2020 13:13:38 -0400.
A group that opposes the settlements said that Israel's average annual construction rate has risen 25% since President Donald Trump took office in 2017
Voice of America. Thu, 19 Mar 2020 03:31:25 -0400.
JERUSALEM (AP) - A Jerusalem district court announced on Sunday that it was postponing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's criminal trial for two months because of restrictions arising from the outbreak of the coronavirus. ...
Aron Heller. Washington Times. Sun, 15 Mar 2020 02:57:05 -0400.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for the formation of an emergency government with his chief rival to confront a growing crisis over the coronavirus.
Irish Independent. Thu, 12 Mar 2020 19:02:30 +0000.
There are about 150,000 American citizens who have immigrated to Israel, and many are closely following the U.S. Presidential race. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 11 Mar 2020 18:00:45 -0400.
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Facts About Israel
The State of Israel is a democratic republic which is located in the
Middle East, between Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Jordan
and Syria to the east, and Lebanon to the north. Its capital city
is Tel Aviv, and its national currency is the Shekel.
The primary languages spoken in Israel are Hebrew and Arabic, and
in 2007, Israel's estimated population was 6,427,000. Approximately
80% of Israel's residents are Jewish; about 20% are Arab and other
For more news and information about Israel, visit this official
Israeli government website.
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