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Syria’s key border crossings with Jordan, Israel to reopen

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Jordan and Syria have agreed to reopen a vital border crossing between the two countries, three years after the commercial lifeline fell to rebel groups and traffic was halted. Israel also said on Sunday that the Quneitra crossing with Syria will reopen on Monday to U.N. observers, four years after it … Continue reading Syria’s key border crossings with Jordan, Israel to reopen

JERUSALEM | Israeli court: NZ activists must pay for Lorde cancellation

JERUSALEM — An Israeli court has ordered two New Zealand women to pay over $12,000 in damages for allegedly helping persuade the pop singer Lorde to cancel a performance in Israel. The suit was filed under a law that allows civil lawsuits against anyone who calls for a boycott against Israel. Wednesday’s ruling is believed … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israeli court: NZ activists must pay for Lorde cancellation

United States | Ten-Year Memorandum of Understanding Between the United States and Israel

United States – Today, as we enter the new fiscal year, the ten-year period of the $38 billion Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by the United States and Israel in 2016 begins. Under the terms of the MOU, the United States will set funding for Israel at levels of $3.3 billion in Foreign Military Financing … Continue reading United States | Ten-Year Memorandum of Understanding Between the United States and Israel

JERUSALEM | Israel, Russia to improve Syria hotline after plane downed

JERUSALEM — An Israeli military official says its “deconfliction line” with Russia for their air forces in Syria will be improved after a Russian plane was hit by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli raid. He spoke anonymously according to protocol Friday after an Israeli delegation returned from Moscow where they briefed officials on the … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel, Russia to improve Syria hotline after plane downed

JERUSALEM | Israel to approve immigration for 1,000 Ethiopian Jews

JERUSALEM  — The Israeli government has agreed to absorb 1,000 Ethiopian Jews — accepting just a fraction of the African country’s 8,000 remaining Jews who want to move to Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that a special committee had agreed to allow community members who already have children in Israel to immigrate. It … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel to approve immigration for 1,000 Ethiopian Jews

Discover the Latest Opportunities in Hotel Investment in Israel at IHIS 2018

LONDON/ SEPTEMBER 06, 2018 (STL.News) With only 11 weeks to go until the inaugural Israel Hotel Investment Summit 2018 take place in Tel Aviv book your ticket now to discover the latest opportunities in Israel. Questex Hospitality Group are delighted to announce the inaugural Israel Hotel Investment Summit (IHIS), co-organised with The Israel Ministry of … Continue reading Discover the Latest Opportunities in Hotel Investment in Israel at IHIS 2018

ASUNCION, Paraguay | Paraguay moves Israel embassy back out of Jerusalem

ASUNCION, Paraguay— Paraguay announced Wednesday it would immediately move its embassy in Israel out of Jerusalem and back to Tel Aviv, less than four months after opening the new mission. The move presents an embarrassing diplomatic setback for Israel, which had hoped to build on the momentum started by the U.S., Guatemala and Paraguay, which … Continue reading ASUNCION, Paraguay | Paraguay moves Israel embassy back out of Jerusalem