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Israel National Unity Govt Could Be Formed Under Knesset Guarantees

Israel National Unity Govt Could Be Formed Under Knesset Guarantees

Following intensive sessions over the weekend, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Benny Gantz agreed to announce the formation of a unity government to be presented to the Knesset within the next few hours or days. In a joint statement on Sunday, Netanyahu and Gantz a

Israel's Netanyahu Tests Negative for Coronavirus after Aide Confirmed Carrier

Israel's Netanyahu Tests Negative for Coronavirus after Aide Confirmed Carrier

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tested negative for the coronavirus on Monday after a parliamentary aide was confirmed to be carrying the virus, though the 70-year-old leader would remain in isolation, a spokesman said. Spokesman Ofir Gendelman said on Twitter that Netanyahu, his family

Turkey's Coronavirus Deaths Up to 131

Turkey's deaths from the coronavirus increased by 23 to 131 on Sunday, as the number of confirmed cases rose by 1,815 to 9,217, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said. Some 105 patients have recovered so far. The minister added on Twitter that 9,982 tests had been conducted in the last 24 hours,

WHO Representative Warns of Virus Danger in War-Torn Countries

WHO Representative Warns of Virus Danger in War-Torn Countries

The World Health Organization representative in the East Mediterranean warned Friday of the repercussions of a potential spread of the novel coronavirus in the region's war-torn countries. "The emergence of the virus in much more vulnerable countries with fragile health systems in the region, inc

Gantz Supporters Angry as he Moves towards Deal with Netanyahu on Israeli Leadership

Gantz Supporters Angry as he Moves towards Deal with Netanyahu on Israeli Leadership

Israel appeared headed for a unity government on Friday after opposition leader Benny Gantz moved towards an agreement with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, disappointing voters who had hoped to bring down the right-wing premier. Gantz was elected parliamentary speaker on Thursday with support

Israel's Shabak to Track Movement of Coronavirus Carriers

Israel's Shabak to Track Movement of Coronavirus Carriers

After three coronavirus patients died in Israel in one day bringing the death toll to eight, the Israel Security Agency (ISA, also known as “Shabak”) uncovered the use of its sophisticated cyber-intelligence sector to unlimitedly track the movement of citizens, read their text messages, and listen t

New Zealand Mosque Gunmen Shocks with Turn to Guilty Plea

New Zealand Mosque Gunmen Shocks with Turn to Guilty Plea

An Australian man accused of killing 51 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand's worst mass shooting pleaded guilty to all charges in a surprise change of mind on Thursday. Brenton Tarrant, who appeared by video link, admitted to 51 charges of murder, 40 charges of attempted murder and one charge of c

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