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Bahrain open to imports from Israeli settlements, Palestinians fume

Dec 03 2020

JERUSALEM Bahrain's imports from Israel will not be subject to distinctions between products made within Israel and those from settlements in occupied territory, the Bahraini trade minister said on Thursday, drawing a rebuke from the Palestinians.

Israel receives its most advanced warship as Iran tensions rise

Dec 02 2020

JERUSALEM Israel received its most advanced warship on Wednesday, describing the German-made vessel dubbed "Shield" as a bulwark for vulnerable Mediterranean gas rigs as tensions with Tehran soar over the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist.

Israel-Lebanon sea border talks postponed

Nov 30 2020

BEIRUT/JERUSALEM Maritime border talks between Lebanon and Israel scheduled for Wednesday have been postponed, and U.S. mediators will now contact the two old foes separately, Israeli and Lebanese officials said on Monday.

Netanyahu met Saudi crown prince, Pompeo in Saudi Arabia: Israeli minister

Nov 23 2020

JERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu travelled to Saudi Arabia and met its crown prince, an Israeli official said on Monday, in what would be the first publicly confirmed visit there by an Israeli leader as the countries close ranks against Iran. | Video

Israel delegation to Sudan talks agriculture, health care cooperation

Nov 23 2020

JERUSALEM Israel sent a first delegation to Sudan to discuss potential economic and humanitarian cooperation on Monday after the countries announced a U.S.-brokered agreement on Oct 23 to take steps toward establishing relations, a source said.

Unklarheit um Netanjahu-Besuch in Saudi-Arabien

Nov 23 2020

Jerusalem/Dubai Rätselraten über einen Besuch des israelischen Ministerpräsidenten Benjamin Netanjahu in Saudi-Arabien: Während der israelische Bildungsminister Joaw Gallant entsprechende Medienberichte bestätigte und als Erfolg begrüßte, kam aus Saudi-Arabien ein Dementi.

Seven peacekeepers, including five Americans, killed in Sinai helicopter crash

Nov 12 2020

JERUSALEM A helicopter with the U.S.-led Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in the Egyptian Sinai crashed on Thursday near the resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh, killing seven members of the peacekeeper force, the MFO said.

Israel says it will sign deal for Pfizer coronavirus vaccine

Nov 12 2020

JERUSALEM Israel will sign a provisional deal with Pfizer Inc on Friday to receive 8 million doses of the drugmaker's still-experimental coronavirus vaccine from January, the Israeli health minister said.

Israel says it will sign deal for Pfizer coronavirus vaccine

Nov 12 2020

JERUSALEM Israel will sign a provisional deal with Pfizer Inc on Friday to receive 8 million doses of the drugmaker's still-experimental coronavirus vaccine from January, the Israeli health minister said.

In Israel, Biden could differ with Netanyahu on Iran and settlements

Nov 07 2020

JERUSALEM Just two weeks ago, Joe Biden was the butt of a jibe made by U.S. President Donald Trump during a conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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