More than 4,000 people were injured in yesterday’s devastating explosion at Beirut port, thousands were left without homes. Massive shockwaves destroyed building facades, sucked furniture outside and shattered glass hundreds of meters away from the point of explosion.
Current News from Israel. What is happening in the Jewish state.
Second wave of COVID-19 hits Israel
Health Minister Yuli Edelstein announces second wave of coronavirus and new measures against the spread of the infection.
Hungary to open diplomatic mission in Jerusalem
Das Handelsbüro mit diplomatischem Status wird in den nächsten zwei Wochen als eine Zweigstelle der ungarischen Botschaft in Tel-Aviv eröffnen.
Guatemala moves its Embassy to Jerusalem
In May, Guatemala will move its embassy to Jerusalem, two days after the US embassy move. This was announced by President Jimmy Morales on Sunday at the annual AIPAC conference in Washington.
US Embassy to move to Jerusalem already in May
Surprisingly, the US Embassy move to Jerusalem will already take place in May this year. Two Trump administration officials said, that the ribbon cutting is likely to take place on May 14th, Israel’s 70th Day of Independence.
Iranian Drone enters Israeli airspace in the North
Saturday morning an Iranian drone entered Israeli airspace near the Syrian border. It was shot down by an Israeli Apache helicopter. The IAF started as response to the severe violation of air sovereignty an attack on the Iranian base in Syria that had launched the drone. During the operation, the IAF was shot at by […]
“Bridge of Peace”: Extension of train route Haifa – Jordan
Transportation minister announces plans to build 15-million-shekel train route that will connect the Israeli port in Haifa with Jordan. The planned connection is to be expanded later to Saudi Arabia for a total of 2 billion shekel.
For the first time in its history, the Council of Europe calls on the Palestinians to stop funding terror.
On Thursday, for the first time in its history, the Council of Europe has called on the Palestinian Authority to stop funding terror by paying convicted and detained terrorists and their families. Current PA laws and regulations grant every terrorist who is arrested, tried and imprisoned in Israel to receive a monthly payment. The more […]
It rains! A lot.
On December 28th – the 10th of Tevet in the Jewish Calendar – a special prayer for rain was held at the Kotel in Jerusalem. These prayers were heard!
VP Mike Pence: “America stands with Israel”
Last night, Mike Pence delivered a groundbreaking speech in the Israeli Knesset. His key message: ‘The United States of America stand with Israel and recognize Jerusalem as her capital.’ He explained it with the historic right of the Jewish people to this ancient land.
US Vice President Mike Pence arrives in Israel
Tonight US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Israel. Thousands of Police and Border Police officers were deployed in Jerusalem to prepare Israel’s capital for his arrival. Several streets were closed to traffic, the immediate surroundings of the King David Hotel, where he will reside during his 2-day visit, was completely shut down.
Abbas to Trump: “May God destroy your house”
Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority, held on Sunday night a speech in front of the Palestinians’ Central Committee. The topic: “Jerusalem, eternal capital of the state of Palestine”.