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UAE to Increase Investment in Israel’s Private Sector

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – The United Arab Emirates office responsible for attracting foreign and domestic investment recently opened a mission in Tel Aviv...

CPJ condemns Egyptian authorities’ judicial harassment of Sherif Mansour, family

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). New York, February 25, 2021—The Committee to Protect Journalists today issued the following statement in solidarity with Sherif Mansour, the Washington-based...

Israel in Talks to Establish Four-Nation Defense Alliance With Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Bahrain

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – Jerusalem is currently in talks with the kingdoms of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates on...

Israel, Bahrain Leaders Discuss Iran, Possible Vaccine Plant

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Bahrain‘s Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa on Thursday discussed Iran and the possible...

Israel’s Netanyahu Sets April Target for Reopening Economy

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israel aims to reopen its economy by April 5 after having vaccinated all its eligible population and is in talks with vaccine makers Pfizer...

Defense Officials: 1,000 Precision Missiles in Hands of Hezbollah ‘Red Line’ for Israeli Action

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – “If Hezbollah crosses a quantitative or qualitative threshold for precision weapons, we will have to act against it. This...

Head of Israel’s Labor Says Party Supports ‘Improved’ Iran Deal, Calls Netanyahu Approach a...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The head of Israel’s opposition Labor party said Tuesday that it would support a revamped nuclear agreement with Iran, and that...

Jerusalem District Court Schedules Next Netanyahu Hearing for April 5

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – The Jerusalem District Court said on Monday that it would start hearing witnesses in the corruption trial of Israeli...

Israeli Government Allocates $13.8 Million to Oil Spill Cleanup

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Israel’s Cabinet on Tuesday approved the allocation of 45 million shekels ($13.8 million) to help deal with a massive...

Israeli Transportation Company Dan Raising $11 Million In R&D Partnership IPO

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). CTech – Israel’s Dan public transportation bus company is setting up an R&D partnership focused on investing in startups in the...

Western Wall Stones Get ‘Injection’ Before Passover

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – While Israelis are getting vaccinated against COVID-19, the stones of the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City are receiving...

Ex-Antisemitism Envoy: Any Deal Must Hold Iran Accountable for ‘Heinous’ Rights Violations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Former US deputy special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism Ellie Cohanim is urging the Biden administration “not to...

Iraq Militia Denies Role in Anti-US attacks, Welcomes Pressure on Saudi Arabia

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). An Iran-aligned Iraqi militia group on Tuesday denied any role in recent rocket attacks against US targets in Iraq, but said an attack against Saudi...

Netanyahu Sends Message to White House, Iran: ‘We Are Not Pinning Our Hopes on...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to send a message to both Iran and the White House on Tuesday, pledging that...

UAE Weapons Maker EDGE Wants in on F-35 Supply Chain

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). United Arab Emirates’ state-owned weapons maker EDGE expects to be involved in the supply chain of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 war plane if the sale of US planes to the...

Tel Aviv University Establishes First Israeli AI and Data Science Academic Branch

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). CTech – Tel Aviv University announced on Tuesday the establishment of Israel’s first academic branch for artificial intelligence and data science...

Iran Stops Snap Nuclear Inspections, State-Run Daily Urges Caution

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). An Iranian government newspaper warned on Tuesday that overly radical actions in the nuclear wrangling with the West may lead to the...

Israeli Health Minister Rebukes NBC Over ‘Dangerous and False’ Vaccine Segment on ‘SNL’

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israeli Health Minister Yuli Edelstein joined those condemning NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” for cast member Michael Che’s comments suggesting that Israel...

Israel Prize Announces Two University of Haifa Professors as 2021 Winners

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Two professors from the University of Haifa have been announced recipients of the prestigious 2021 Israel Prize: Professor Ariela...

Could Biden’s Climate Policy Invite More Militarism?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). This article was jointly produced by Foreign Policy In Focus and In These Times. The first month of the Biden presidency was...

IDF Says Neutralized ‘Potential Threat’ to Navy Ships Near Gaza

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on Monday that its troops neutralized a “potential threat” to Israel Navy...

Iranian Lawmakers Criticize Tehran’s Deal With IAEA on Snap Inspections

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Iranian lawmakers protested on Monday against Tehran’s decision to permit “necessary” monitoring by the UB nuclear watchdog for up to three months, saying the move...

In Rare Visit to Jerusalem, Senior Egyptian Minister Meets With Israeli Premier to Discuss...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Energy Minister Yuval Steintz met on Sunday in Jerusalem with Egyptian Petroleum and...

Iran’s Zarif Says US Must First Lift Sanctions Before Talks to Revive 2015 Deal

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Tehran said on Sunday the United States must first lift sanctions on Iran if it wants to talk about...