Far-right MK appointed Security Minister

The designation comes as part of a coalition deal with Prime Minister-Designate Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party. By Erin Viner "We took a big step towards a full coalition agreement, toward…

Possible thaw in Egypt-Turkey tensions

Leaders of both countries met briefly at the World Cup in Qatar. By Erin Viner The office of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan released a photograph taken on Sunday of…

Azeri parliament approves Israel Embassy

The development marks the first such declaration by a Shi’ite Muslim-majority nation. By Erin Viner The historic decision followed a vote by the National Assembly of Azerbaijan on 18 November.…

25th Israeli Knesset opens

Lawmakers were sworn into office in a festive ceremony. By Erin Viner The new term began with an honor guard and a visit by President Isaac Herzog . 23 new members…

Israel issues terror alert for Turkey

The travel warning comes in the wake of a deadly terror attack in Istanbul on 13 November. By Erin Viner “A Level 3 Travel Warning (an intermediate threat) has been…

Herzog appoints Netanyahu to form government

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received an official mandate by President Isaac Herzog yesterday to form a new  coalition government. By Erin Viner While asking Netanyahu with building the…

Herzog: World concerned about Ben-Gvir

The comment about ultra-nationalist Knesset Member Itamar Ben-Gvir by Israeli President Isaac Herzog came in what is known as a "hot mic" occurrence. By Erin Viner The Israeli leader made…

Israel, Jordan sign energy MOU

The development signals advancement of a water-for-energy deal. By Erin Viner The memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt at an event hosted by the…

Biden congratulates Netanyahu

The telephone call came six days after national Israeli elections in which Benjamin Netanyahu emerged as the clear winner. By Erin Viner During the eight-minute conversation, United States President Joe…