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Israel, United Arab Emirates sign visa exemption deal

With the pact, the UAE became the first Arab nation to lift visa requirements for Israeli nationals. Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday signed four agreements during the first high-level visit from the Gulf state to Tel Aviv following a controversial

UAE plane flies above Israel for first time after signing deal

A direct commercial aviation line between Israel and the UAE is expected at the beginning of 2021, according to Israeli media. A United Arab Emirates (UAE) Etihad Airways plane flew above Israeli skies for the first time Wednesday, according to Israeli Defence Ministry. “Historical

Lebanon, Israel to hold talks to delimit maritime border

The maritime borders between Lebanon and Israel have not seen any military conflicts, unlike their land borders. Lebanon and Israel started negotiations on October 14, 2020 to demarcate their maritime border at the headquarters of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) in

Israel strikes Syrian army positions in retaliatory attack

The strike came a few hours after the Israeli military said blasts were heard from the Syrian-held area of the Golan Heights. The Israeli military on Friday said its helicopters struck Syrian army targets in response to mortars fired toward the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian civilian in West Bank

According to the eyewitnesses, the young man was shot while out walking with his friends. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian man in the northern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said Thursday. HE DIED DUE TO BLEEDING “Mustafa Yacoub, 29, was killed

Israel detains Hamas leaders in West Bank

Israeli army usually detains scores of Palestinians in occupied West Bank, claiming they are wanted by security forces. The Israeli army on Thursday detained two leading members of Palestinian Hamas group in the occupied West Bank. TWO LEADERS WERE ARRESTED IN RAMALLAH Eyewitnesses said

Israel launches spy satellite into orbit

The satellite was fired into space using a Shavit launch vehicle that took off from a launchpad in the Palmachim air base in central Israel. Israel on Monday launched a new spy satellite that it said would provide high-quality surveillance for its military intelligence.

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

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