Israel reports 94% drop in symptomatic COVID-19 cases with Pfizer vaccine: study – National

Israel‘s largest healthcare provider on Sunday reported a 94 per cent drop in symptomatic COVID-19 infections among 600,000 people who received two doses of the Pfizer’s vaccine in the country’s biggest study to date. Health maintenance organization (HMO) Clalit, which covers more than half of all Israelis, said the same group was also 92 […]

Israel to deliver 5K Pfizer-BioNtech coronavirus vaccines to Palestinian Authority – National

Israel has approved a transfer of 5,000 Pfizer-BioNtech coronavirus vaccine doses to the Palestinian Authority that will be delivered at the beginning of next week. An Israeli government official with knowledge of the transfer told Global News Israel was the first nation to deliver vaccine doses to the Palestinian Authority, which will be used […]

Israel to ban all passenger flights in effort to stem spread of coronavirus – National

Israel on Sunday decided to ban incoming and outgoing passenger flights from Monday at 22:00GMT until the end of January in order to stop the spread of COVID-19 and new coronavirus strains, Israel’s Haaretz news website reported. To date, Israel has seen 595,097 cases and 4,361 deaths associated with the virus, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins […]

Netanyahu becomes first Israeli to receive Pfizer coronavirus vaccine – National

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was vaccinated against the coronavirus on live television Saturday, becoming the first Israeli and one of the world’s leaders to be inoculated. Israel is set to begin vaccinating its health workers and nursing home residents beginning Sunday. Netanyahu said he wanted to be the country’s first recipient to set […]

Israel, Morocco agree to normalize relations in U.S.-brokered deal – National

Israel and Morocco have agreed to normalize relations as U.S. President Donald Trump, in his final weeks in office, announced the fourth Arab-Israeli agreement in four months on Thursday. In a related major policy shift, the United States agreed to recognize Morocco’s claim over the long-disputed Western Sahara region as part of the deal. […]

Aliens and ‘Galactic Federation’ exist, ex-Israeli space chief claims – National

There is allegedly a Galactic Federation of alien species among the stars — and they don’t want humans to be part of their club. A former head of Israel‘s military space program claims that extraterrestrials have made contact with officials in the United States and Israel over the years, but the aliens won’t come […]

Israel inches closer to early election amid feud between Netanyahu, Gantz – National

Israel edged closer on Wednesday towards a fourth national election in two years after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s main governing partner, Benny Gantz, backed an opposition move to dissolve parliament. Parliament gave preliminary approval to a dissolution bill, but the legislation needs to pass three as yet unscheduled votes to become law, giving Netanyahu […]

Israel used ‘electronic devices’ to remotely kill top nuclear scientist, Iran says – National

TEHRAN, Iran — A top Iranian security official on Monday accused Israel of using “electronic devices” to remotely kill a scientist who founded the Islamic Republic’s military nuclear program in the 2000s. Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of the country’s Supreme National Security Council, made the comment at the funeral for Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, where Iran’s […]

Iran’s president pins nuclear scientist death on Israel, vows revenge at ‘proper time’ – National

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on Saturday accused Israel of killing the country’s top nuclear scientist, believed by the West to be the architect of Tehran’s secret military nuclear programme. Iran’s clerical and military rulers have threatened revenge for Friday’s killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, which could further increase tensions in the Middle East region and […]