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Prominent Saudi Columnists Praise Assassination of Top Iranian Nuclear Scientist

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Prominent columnists in the Saudi press have praised the recent assassination of top Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, which...

Israeli and Arab Women Diplomats Discuss Growing Role in International Diplomacy

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). One Israeli and two Arab diplomats, all of them women, came together on Thursday for an unprecedented panel discussion...

Iran Ready for Further Prisoner Swaps; Seeks US Nuclear Move – Foreign Minister

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Iran is ready to engage in further prisoner swaps after last week exchanging a jailed British-Australian academic with three...

Bahrain to Label West Bank Goods ‘Made in Israel’

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Bahrain’s Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani said Thursday that Israeli products from the West...

Iran’s Coronavirus Cases Exceed One Million: Health Ministry

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Iran’s total cases of novel coronavirus hit 1 million on Thursday with 13,922 new cases recorded in the past...

Netanyahu Greets First Wave of Ethiopian Immigrants in ‘Operation Rock of Israel’

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). JNS.org – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday greeted at Ben Gurion International Airport the first group of...

Iran’s Guardian Council Approves Law on Hardening Nuclear Stance, Halting UN Inspections

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Iran‘s Guardian Council watchdog body approved a law on Wednesday that obliges the government to halt UN inspections of...

Special Report: Iran Expands Shrines and Influence in Iraq

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In September, a senior Iranian commander made an unannounced visit to one of Shi’ite Islam’s holiest sites in the...

Report: Israel-Sudan Normalization at Risk of Collapsing

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). i24 News – The normalization agreement between Israel and Sudan signed on October 23 could be at risk of...

Lebanon Says Difficulties in Sea Border Talks Can Be Overcome

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Lebanon wants maritime border talks with Israel to succeed and difficulties that surfaced in the last session round can...

Israel Receives Its Most Advanced Warship Amid Heightened Iran Tensions

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Israel received its most advanced warship on Wednesday, describing the German-made vessel dubbed “Shield” as a bulwark for vulnerable...

Iran widely criticized in 14 advanced economies

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Hassan Rouhani, president of Iran, speaks in Tehran on Nov. 07, 2020. (Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) Iran once again...

Israel Expects $220 Million in Non-Defense Trade With Bahrain in 2021

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Israel foresees $220 million in non-defense trade with Bahrain in 2021, the Economy Ministry said on Wednesday as it hosted...

Droning the Drove: Israeli Cow-Herders Turn to Flying Tech

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The buzz of tiny rotors has replaced dog barks and bullwhips on this Israeli ranch, where drones are being...

UN chief launches plan to revitalise Beirut as ‘beating heart of Lebanon’ |

“With the launch of the Reform, Recovery and Reconstruction Framework, prepared jointly by the World Bank, the European Union and United Nations, we have...

Palestinian Authority Teaches Kids to Identify as ‘Refugees’

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). JNS.org – Palestinian children born decades after Israel’s establishment in 1948 are being educated by the authorities in Ramallah...

Israeli Fintech Company Aiming to Become the First Unicorn on the Tel Aviv Stock...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). CTech – Is the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) about to get its first unicorn? Herzliya-based fintech company Nayax...

Palestinian Authority Religious-Affairs Adviser Hails Terrorists as ‘Great Martyrs’

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). JNS.org – Palestinian Authority Supreme Sharia Judge Mahmoud Al-Habbash earlier this month referred to terrorists as “beloved” and “great...

‘Embodiment of Peace’: First Israeli Commercial Flight Lands in Dubai

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The first commercial flight by an Israeli airline from Tel Aviv to Dubai took place on Tuesday — another...

Israeli War of Independence Pilot Returns to Sky to Celebrate 100th Birthday

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A former pilot who served in Israel’s War of Independence recently returned to the cockpit of an Israeli Air...

Abu Dhabi Company to Bring Israeli Drinking Water Technologies to Gulf

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). JNS.org – A strategic partnership agreement between the Israeli Watergen company and Emirati Al-Dahra was signed on Nov. 25...

Israeli Advocate for Disability Rights to Serve on Expert UN Committee

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). JNS.org – Following an international diplomatic campaign, Odelia Fitoussi was elected on Monday to represent Israel on the UN...

Will the World Community Condemn the Murder of Iran’s Nuclear Scientist?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Israel used all four years of Trump’s presidency to entrench its systems of occupation and apartheid. Now that Joe...

Hamas Leader in Gaza Tests Positive for COVID-19

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). i24 News – Leader of the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Yahya Sinwar, has tested positive...