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Israel Could Face Third Lockdown

(CNN) - In Israel, as coronavirus' infection rate rises, the country could face a third national lockdown. Israeli Deputy Health Minister Yoav Kisch said Thursday he is concerned about the rising of the infection rate. He advocates for the…

UAE, Israel To Sign Deal At White House On September 15

(CNN) - The United Arab Emirates and Israel will hold a signing ceremony for their normalization deal at the White House on September 15th. White House officials say they timed the ceremony around the September 13th anniversary of the…

Roseanne Barr To Address Israeli Parliament

(CNN) - Roseanne Barr announced Monday that she will address the Israeli parliament, the Knesset in January. That's according to 'The Hill,' which reports that celebrity Rabbi Shmuley Boteach's world values network organization is organizing Barr's trip. Her visit…

DHS Secretary Nielsen to Travel to Israel

(CNN) - Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is traveling to the Middle East. Nielsen will go to Jerusalem next week to attend and participate in the International Homeland Security forum, where she's expected to be a keynote speaker. The…

Pm Netanyahu Cancels Migrantagreement

(CNN) - Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu cancels migrant relocation agreement. That came less than a day after announcing a deal with UNHCR to relocate thousands and allowing thousands more to remain in Israel. Netanyahu announced his decision in a meeting…

U.S. to Move Embassy to Jerusalem in May

(CNN) - A senior state department official says plans are under way to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May. The symbolically important move is likely a first step in a larger relocation plan…

VP Mike Pence's Israel Visit Delayed

(CNN) - Vice President Mike Pence's upcoming trip to Israel is put on hold. The delay was confirmed by a spokesperson for the Knesset. Pence was scheduled to land in Israel on Sunday and give a speech to parliament the…

Trump Declares Jerusalem Israeli Capital, Smashing US Policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump shattered decades of unwavering U.S. neutrality on Jerusalem Wednesday, declaring the sorely divided holy city as Israel's capital and sparking frustrated Palestinians to cry out that he had destroyed already-fragile Mideast hopes for peace.…