IDF holds earthquake drill

Sirens sounded across several Israeli cities on Monday as part of the first test of the nation’s earthquake early warning system. By Erin Viner Israelis are unfortunately used to run…

Israel shaken by 2 earthquakes

Two separate tremors rattled the northern sector of the country within 24 hours over the weekend. By Erin Viner A 3.6 magnitude earthquake in the Jordan Valley region yesterday was…

Bennett meets world leaders in Glasgow

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has used the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) to hold historic talks on a wide range of topics. By Erin…

Israel sets 0% emission goal by 2050

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said that Israel is prepared to become “the climate innovation nation” during his address at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26).…

4.2M earthquake felt in Israel

While many would consider the most significant recent earthquake in Israel to have been “political,” with the swearing in of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in place of longtime leader Benjamin…

3.8 magnitude earthquake rocks Eilat

A minor earthquake rattled Israel’s southern city of Eilat in the early hours this morning. Several inhabitants of the Red Sea resort reported that their homes were shaken, but no…

Israel to reopen Eilat, Dead Sea hotels

Hotels in the Israeli Red Sea resort city of Eilat and the Dead Sea are set to reopen next week, as part of the easing of coronavirus restrictions, following passage…

Israel works to obtain new vaccine

Israel has signed a deal to be among the world’s first nations to receive the COVID-19 vaccine candidate by the U.S. biotech firm Arcturus Therapeutics. The company announced that it…

All recent regional earthquakes “minor”

There have been 28 earthquakes in Israel or its immediate vicinity since 1 September. All of the incidents can be categorized as either “micro” at 2.0 or less in magnitude…

Rising concern over Red Sea locust swarms 

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is reporting that the Desert Locust situation has improved in Southwest Asia but remains serious in Yemen and parts of…