Daily Archives: October 3, 2021

Israel’s justice minister green lights proposal to appoint state commission of inquiry into submarine scandal

By | 2021-10-03T23:37:51+00:00 October 3rd, 2021|Israel|

The Defense and Justice Ministries have been working on a plan to establish an independent panel which will look into suspected misconducts by former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's acquaintances

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Israel’s Shin Bet, military will have limited role in fighting Arab crime, sources say

By | 2021-10-03T20:47:49+00:00 October 3rd, 2021|Israel|

According to sources from the committee, the army was surprised to learn of its role and the incoming Shin Bet chief said its role would be restricted to helping the police with intelligence and technological matters

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Israel’s COVID cabinet rejects easing restrictions amid waning infections

By | 2021-10-03T20:04:27+00:00 October 3rd, 2021|Israel|

The COVID cabinet, convening for the first time in a month, postponed their decision on whether to exclude open venues – including restaurants and gyms not located in enclosed spaces – from the Green Pass program

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Meretz ministers meet Abbas: We will block ‘steps on the ground’ to kill two-state solution

By | 2021-10-03T20:01:11+00:00 October 3rd, 2021|Israel|

Senior Palestinian Authority officials are pushing the Meretz ministers for a series of mainly economic demands amidst a moribund diplomatic process with Israel

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Iran warns in Hebrew of ‘foreign influence’ amid Azerbaijan tensions

By | 2021-10-03T18:34:27+00:00 October 3rd, 2021|Middle East|

Iran warned a recent drill along the Azeri border was meant to serve as a warning to alleged Israeli influence in Azerbaijan.

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Jordan’s Abdullah receives first call from Syria’s Assad since conflict

By | 2021-10-03T17:48:21+00:00 October 3rd, 2021|Middle East|

The phone conversation between the king of Jordan and the Syrian president was the latest step in a recent normalization of ties between leaders who had long been opponents in Syria's civil war.

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