The economic crisis in Lebanon has turned the country into a “failed state” but there “is light at the end of the tunnel”, according to … Read more
Hezbollah should take the blame for Lebanon’s economic collapse, the country’s top Christian cleric said in an interview this week, his most direct criticism yet … Read more
Israel imposed a new weekend shutdown on Friday and tightened a series of coronavirus curbs to lower infection rates, amid growing public anger over the … Read more
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Wednesday a plan for government grants for all Israelis amid growing public anger over his handling of a coronavirus … Read more
The United Nations Security Council on Saturday approved aid deliveries to Syria through one border crossing from Turkey, a day after its authorization for the … Read more
Hundreds of people blocked roads and clashed with police in Tel Aviv Saturday evening at the end of a mass protest that saw some 10,000 … Read more
Syrian and Russian planes have carried out deadly aerial strikes on schools, hospitals and markets in Idlib province that amount to war crimes, U.N. investigators … Read more
Israel hit another record on Friday evening, as the Health Ministry reported that 1,130 people were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus the day before. The … Read more
Two Israeli defence contractors will partner with Abu Dhabi-based technology company Group 42 to develop technologies to help fight the new coronavirus, the companies said.… Read more
The Middle East has recorded a million cases of Covid-19, and is at a “critical threshold”, the World Health Organisation has warned.
The global health … Read more
Israel’s foreign minister said an announcement on the proposed annexation of occupied West Bank land was unlikely on Wednesday, the start-date set by Prime Minister … Read more
The Israeli coronavirus cabinet is expected to meet Monday to decide on a set of new coronavirus restrictions on the public after a two-hour meeting … Read more
Members of the Samaritan community pray on top of Mount Gerizim at sunrise during Shavuot festival, above the city of Nablus, West Bank, 28 June … Read more
The governor of Bethlehem announced Saturday the temporary closure of the Palestinian city to contain the spread of coronavirus after a sharp rise in infections … Read more
Two private companies from the United Arab Emirates will work with two Israeli companies on medical projects, including those to combat the new coronavirus, the … Read more
President Michel Aoun warned of an “atmosphere of civil war” during recent unrest in Lebanon and what he described as attempts to stir up sectarian … Read more
El Al Israel Airlines announced it agreed to trim its staff of flight attendants to save $30 million a year, as it negotiates a government … Read more
Russia said on Thursday it has quit a voluntary United Nations arrangement that aimed to protect hospitals and humanitarian aid deliveries in Syria from … Read more
Israeli and Palestinian authorities have brought back some coronavirus restrictions after the number of new cases jumped in what officials fear could herald a “second … Read more
The Syrian army responded to Israeli strikes on southern, central and eastern Syria in which two soldiers were killed, the army said on Tuesday in … Read more
El Al Israel Airlines extended its suspension of scheduled commercial flights until July 31 and said it would continue to use its aircraft for cargo … Read more
Israeli researchers say they have invented a reusable face mask that can kill the coronavirus with heat by drawing power from a mobile phone charger.… Read more
Israel is in advanced talks with Moderna Inc to buy its coronavirus vaccine that is entering the final stage of testing, leading Israeli news website … Read more
Lebanon will re-open Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport for commercial flights beginning July 1 but will keep air traffic at 10% of capacity from a … Read more
Hundreds of protesters rallied in Beirut on weekend against the government and its response to the worst economic crisis Lebanon has seen since the end … Read more
Israel has noted a spike in coronavirus cases as schools, businesses, restaurants, bars, tourist attractions and other establishments reopen, the Haaretz newspaper reports.
177 schools … Read more
Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in cities across Lebanon amid escalating protests as the country faces a collapse in its currency.
Anger … Read more
EU adopts €55 million package for Syrian refugees and local communities in Jordan and Lebanon to mitigate coronavirus pandemic
As part of the EU’s global response to the coronavirus outbreak, the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis has mobilised an … Read more
Egypt will allow scheduled international flights and foreign tourists to some of its coastal areas that have been least affected by coronavirus starting from July … Read more
The coronavirus crisis may be pushing El Al Israel Airlines back into the hands of the state, less than two decades after the flag carrier … Read more
In a dramatic announcement designed to grab global attention, the Palestinian prime minister has vowed that he will declare independence for Palestine if Israel follows … Read more
El Al Israel Airlines on Sunday extended a suspension of scheduled commercial flights until June 30 but said it would continue to use its aircraft … Read more
Jordan announced it would reopen hotels and cafes, allow sporting events without spectators and shorten a night curfew as of Saturday, further easing its coronavirus … Read more
Israel’s parliament suspended sessions scheduled for Thursday after a lawmaker tested positive for the coronavirus, while some schools shut down anew amid worries about fresh … Read more
The number of coronavirus infections in Israel rose again on Monday morning to 2,001, an increase of 7 from Sunday.
Some 34 people are in … Read more
At dusk on April 10, police entered an apartment in Qalyubia province, north of Cairo, and arrested ophthalmologist Hany Bakr.
The reason, his lawyer Aisha … Read more
Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity, considered by Christians as the birthplace of Jesus Christ welcomed back worshippers and tourists as of this morning as Palestinian … Read more
The long-awaited corruption trial of Benjamin Netanyahu is due to open in Jerusalem, where he will become the first serving Israeli prime minister to face … Read more
The ban on non-Israelis entering the country in order to stop the spread of COVID-19 has been extended at least two weeks into mid-June.
The … Read more