Daily Archives: March 8, 2019

United Arab Emirates to be first in Middle East to host Special Olympics

By | 2019-03-08T23:59:02+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Middle East|

“You have to have an open mindset when 90 percent of the general population [of the UAE] consists of expats.”

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Right-winger’s first success in election polls endangers Gantz and Netanyahu alike

By | 2019-03-08T23:39:21+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Israel|

Moshe Feiglin’s party is now above the electoral threshold, but even Bibi might be cool to a politician who wants to rebuild the Temple and privatize hospitals

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Israel’s release of Palestinian lawmaker lets her forget the larger prison for a moment

By | 2019-03-08T23:36:47+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Israel|

In a festive meeting, Khalida Jarrar gave well-wishers a chance to celebrate her release from a small prison and temporarily shelve fears about an escalation of Israeli violence

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Sara Netanyahu: The media presents me as the essence of evil

By | 2019-03-08T20:45:33+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Israel|

Wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was the first guest on a new television program co-hosted by public relations expert Ran Rahav and former MK Sharon Gal.

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Palestinian killed, another critically wounded by Israeli fire, Gaza authorities say

By | 2019-03-08T17:30:51+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Middle East|

Gaza Health Ministry says 41 wounded by live fire, including 15 minors and four paramedics ■ Israel earlier arrested unarmed Palestinians who crossed fence

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Prayers pass peacefully at Jerusalem site as Israel-Jordan talks continue

By | 2019-03-08T16:59:24+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Middle East|

Muslim leaders had called on worshipers to protest at Bab al-Rahma ■ Jerusalem and Amman are negotiating to ease tensions over site's closure

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