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Israel blocks shipment of Sputnik V vaccine to the Gaza Strip
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Israel blocks shipment of Sputnik V vaccine to the Gaza Strip

  • Israel has blocked 1000 doses of the Russian-made Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, intended for frontline medical workers and key personnel in the tumultuous Gaza Strip.
  • The Gaza Strip has yet to any vaccines, with over 53,000 cases and 537 deaths since the start of the pandemic, and limited support in the management of this public health crisis.
Updated 16 Feb, 2021 06:25pm
Syrian air defences intercepted 'Israeli aggression’ over Damascus
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Syrian air defences intercepted 'Israeli aggression’ over Damascus

  • On Monday, the Syrian Army issued a statement that the country's air defenses intercepted "Israeli aggression" over the capital city of Damascus, in the latest surge in the bombardment of alleged Iranian targets inside the country over the past two months.
  • Witnesses heard large explosions on the southern edge of Damascus, according to local residents.
Updated 15 Feb, 2021 02:09pm
Netanyahu pleads not guilty to corruption as trial resumes
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Netanyahu pleads not guilty to corruption as trial resumes

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pleaded not guilty on Monday to corruption charges at the resumption of his trial, six weeks before voters again head to the polls to pass judgment on his leadership.
  • Netanyahu was indicted in 2019 in long-running cases involving gifts from millionaire friends and for allegedly seeking regulatory favours for media tycoons in return for favourable coverage.
Published 08 Feb, 2021 04:12pm
Israel says supplied first COVID-19 vaccines to Palestinians
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Israel says supplied first COVID-19 vaccines to Palestinians

  • The vaccines were transferred into the occupied West Bank and will be used by Palestinian Authority medical teams, according to a statement by COGAT.
  • Israel has earmarked an additional 3,000 doses for the Palestinians, said a COGAT spokesman.
Published 01 Feb, 2021 08:54pm
Israel to vaccinate all athletes for Tokyo Games by May
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Israel to vaccinate all athletes for Tokyo Games by May

  • Israel, however, currently leads the world on per capita vaccinations, having inoculated 29% of its population with at least one dose.
  • As part of the Israel vaccination for corona procedure already 50% of all the Israel Olympic athletes delegation to Tokyo have been vaccinated.
Updated 27 Jan, 2021 11:23pm
Israel and Saudi Arabia aim to push Biden away from the Iran nuclear deal
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Israel and Saudi Arabia aim to push Biden away from the Iran nuclear deal

  • The strategic re-alignment of Israel with major allies in the Middle East in the final days of the Trump Administration presents the Biden Administration with some significant complications.
  • Israel has been reportedly working very closely with Saudi Arabia, and a confluence of other allies in the Middle East, that are concerned that the Biden Administration will return to the original stipulations of the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Updated 26 Jan, 2021 11:54am
Israel-UAE partnership launches $100 million tech investment fund
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Israel-UAE partnership launches $100 million tech investment fund

  • Liquidity Capital, an Israeli fund management company has joined with Vault Investment, a Dubai-based company, to launch a $100 million debt investment fund.
  • The Dubai-based fund will target technology startups in the region, especially those looking for alternative sources of funding.
Updated 25 Jan, 2021 01:35pm
Borders tightened as coronavirus curfew fury spills over
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Borders tightened as coronavirus curfew fury spills over

  • In India, around one-third of people are not turning up for vaccine appointments, with fear of side effects high after reports of a few cases of severe reactions spread widely through the media and messaging services.
Published 25 Jan, 2021 11:32am
UAE cabinet approves setting up embassy in Tel Aviv
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UAE cabinet approves setting up embassy in Tel Aviv

  • A statement from the Israeli foreign ministry said Israel’s embassy in Abu Dhabi officially opened on Sunday with the arrival of the country’s envoy there, albeit in a temporary location until permanent premises are found.
Published 25 Jan, 2021 10:23am
World's oldest mosque found in Northern Israel
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World's oldest mosque found in Northern Israel

  • A team of archaeologists uncovered the oldest mosque in the world, in the region of Tiberias in Northern Israel.
  • The Al-Juma Mosque (or Friday Mosque) is in the South of Tiberias, at the foot of Mount Berenice.
Updated 21 Jan, 2021 08:17pm