Israel extends 3rd lockdown

The Israeli Coronavirus Cabinet of government ministers extended the third national lockdown by an additional 10 days, by unanimous vote. The decision came as coronavirus infection rates soared to their…

Iraq tightens Syria border security

The Iraqi military announced a wide-scale operation to bolster security on its border with Syria to curb infiltration of terror groups, drug smugglers and other illegal activities. The remote 600…

Locusts invade Horn of Africa

A new crisis is looming in the Horn of Africa as infestations of the Desert Locust surged over the past month. Kenya is increasingly at risk extensive breeding in Ethiopia…

4.6% rise in Israeli economy forecast

Israel’s economy has been badly damaged by the coronavirus, similar to that which has been experiences around the globe. Israel’s Finance Ministry has nevertheless estimated a 4.6% growth of the…

Gaza rockets draw IDF fire

Israel was once again targeted by Palestinian-Islamist rocket fire in the early morning hours today, prompting IDF retaliatory bombardments against military installations in the Hamas-controlled enclave. 2 rockets were launched…

Israel bids farewell to US Amb. Friedman

The Israeli government held a special cabinet meeting in the presence of outgoing United States Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. The session was devoted to honoring the American envoy for…