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China to probe ambassador’s death in Israel

Chinese ambassador to Israel, Du Wei, was found dead at his home on Sunday. China will dispatch a special medical team to investigate the death of its ambassador to Israel, according to Israeli daily Haaretz on Monday. ISRAELI AUTHORITIES REPORTED DEATH AS CARDIAC INCIDENT

Netanyahu vows to carry out West Bank annexation

Trump’s so-called “deal of the century” plan, announced on Jan. 28, refers to Jerusalem as “Israel’s undivided capital” and recognizes Israeli sovereignty over large parts of the West Bank. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Sunday to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West

Pompeo signals US support to annex land in West Bank

The US secretary of state was in Israel on Wednesday on a one-day trip that included meetings with Netanyahu and Gantz, but none with Palestinian officials. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has given Israel a green light to annex land in the occupied

US warns Israel over cooperation with China

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo came to Israel with a very strict message – stop all Chinese investment in Israel, either in high tech companies or infrastructure. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised Israel on Wednesday for sharing information during global efforts

Israel’s confirmed cases increase to 16,477

The slowdown in new cases over the past few days prompted Tel Aviv to start easing restrictions on movement. Israel on early Monday confirmed five additional fatalities due to the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s death toll to 252. 74 PATIENTS ARE IN CRITICAL

Death toll in Israel rises to 240

A slowdown in new cases over the past few days has prompted Tel Aviv to start easing restrictions on movement. Israel’s Health Ministry confirmed one more fatality from the novel coronavirus Friday, bringing the country’s death toll to 240. 83 PATIENTS ARE IN CRITICAL

Israel confirms five deaths from coronavirus

The ministry said 37 patients are in critical condition, while 49 have recovered from the virus. Israel confirmed two more deaths from the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the total fatalities to five, according to the health ministry. GOVERNMENT TRACKS SUSPECTED CASES A ministry

Israel’s coronavirus cases reach 1,238

The country has announced its first death from coronavirus on Friday. Israel confirmed 135 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, bringing the country’s total infections to 1,238, according to the health ministry. 24 PATIENTS ARE IN CRITICAL CONDITION A statement by the

Coronavirus crisis delays Netanyahu’s trial

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial was delayed on Sunday until May. An Israeli court on Sunday postponed the trial of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges to May 24 amid fears of the novel coronavirus. THE TRIAL WAS SET TO BEGIN

Israel confirms first coronavirus infection case

According to the officials, the first case was detected in a cruise passenger returning to Israel from Japan. Israel on Friday confirmed its first coronavirus case, the Israel Broadcasting Authority said. The case was confirmed in “a woman who was returned with ten other citizens