Monday, November 28, 2022


Israel inks agreement on gas field shared with Lebanon

French oil giant TotalEnergies has announced it will soon launch gas exploration operations off the Mediterranean Sea along Lebanon’s coast. It follows a US-mediated deal last month that put an end to a decades-long maritime border dispute between Lebanon and Israel.

Bahrain says to further develop cooperation with Israel

Bahrain has announced it will continue to build up its partnership with Israel as former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing allies are about to form a new government.

Analyst: Rise of far right in Israel may increase regional tensions against Iran

An Iranian political commentator warns that the rise of the Israeli far-right and Hawkish ex-premier Benjamin Netanyahu to power again is likely to increase regional and global tensions against Iran, stressing the need for preparations for that scenario.

Exit polls: Netanyahu poised to win Israeli election

Exit polls show former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared well placed to return to power following Tuesday’s election that saw his right-wing bloc heading for a narrow majority, lifted by a strong showing from his far-right allies.

Israelis vote in fifth election in less than four years, strong coalition unlikely

Israelis are back at the polls to vote in parliamentary elections for the fifth time in just three and a half years, with the race expected to be close between supporters of opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu and his opponents.

Israel carries out fresh attack on Aleppo airport

Israel has yet carried out another missile attack on the Aleppo international airport, the second such strikes in a week, hitting the runway. Syrian sources say several missiles were shot down by the country’s air defense force.

“Turkey and Israel agree to restore full diplomatic relations”

Turkey and Israel have agreed to restore full diplomatic relations and will exchange ambassadors following gradual improvement in relations, the office of the Israeli prime minister and Turkish foreign minister have announced.

3 Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli strikes near Damascus

At least three Syrian soldiers have been killed and three others wounded in multiple Israeli missile attacks on an area near the capital Damascus, according to state media.

Nasrallah: Hezbollah missiles can hit any Israeli targets

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has stated the resistance movement's precision missiles can hit any Israeli target at sea or on land. He issued the warning on the 40th anniversary of the foundation of Hezbollah, coinciding with Israel's work at maritime oil and gas fields, including Karish, off Lebanon's coast.

Report: Three Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli airstrike

At least three Syrian servicemen were killed and seven others wounded in an Israeli air raid on the outskirts of Syria’s capital Damascus on Friday, the Riyadh-based Al-Ikhbariyah TV channel reported.

Iranian Hajj pilgrims slam normalization of ties with Israel by some Arab states

Iranian Hajj pilgrims have condemned some Arab governments for normalizing ties with the Zionist regime during the “denunciation of the polytheists” ritual in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

Hezbollah says launched drones towards disputed field with Israel

Hezbollah resistance movement has confirmed that it has flown three unarmed drones towards the Karish gas field in Lebanon's territorial waters, sending a message to Israel, which disputes the maritime area.

Israeli parliament votes to dissolve, new election ahead

Israeli lawmakers have voted to pass the final readings of a bill to dissolve the parliament, paving the way for snap elections slated for Nov. 1.

Israeli PM says won’t run in next elections

Outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett says he will not stand in the upcoming general election, according to his spokesperson.

Report: US developing ‘normalization roadmap’ for Saudi Arabia, Israel

The White House has been working on a “road map for normalization” between Israel and Saudi Arabia ahead of US President Joe Biden’s visit to the Middle East next month, according to four US sources briefed on the issue.

Israeli Knesset votes to dissolve

Israel moved closer on Wednesday to a fifth election in less than four years after lawmakers gave an initial nod to dissolve the parliament.

Israel coalition moves to dissolve parliament

Israeli legislators will vote to dissolve the parliament, opening the way for a fifth election in three years. It comes following weeks of pressure on Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s fragile governing coalition.

Grossi ‘blocks Iranian law expert on Twitter in response to questions on Israel’

An Iranian international law expert says Rafael Grossi, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has blocked him on Twitter, over apparent anger at two questions raised by the expert in a thread of tweets over Israel’s nuclear policy.

Nasrallah: 2000 war ended myth of Israel’s invincibility

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, in a ceremony, has congratulated Lebanese on the anniversary of the liberation of southern Lebanese territories in 2000 after a successful military confrontation with the Israeli regime.

Damascus: Three killed in Israel raid on Syria

Syrian government sources say at least three people were killed at Damascus International Airport on Friday in a missile attack from Israel.

5 killed In Israeli raid on Syria

Israel carried out fresh airstrikes on Syria’s northwestern province of Hama late on Friday, killing at least five people, including a civilian, according to Syrian media.

Hamas hails Iraqi parliament for criminalizing normalization with Israel

Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has thanked Iraq after its parliament criminalized any effort to normalize ties with the Israeli regime.

Iraqi MPs draft bill to criminalize normalization with Zionist regime

Iraqi lawmakers have approved a draft bill banning any normalization of ties with the Zionist regime.

Israeli troops kill Al Jazeera journalist in West Bank

Israeli forces have shot dead Al Jazeera’s journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed.

Spanish officials’ phones targeted with Israeli spyware

Mobile phones belonging to Spain's prime minister and defence minister were infected witj Israel's Pegasus spyware last year, a government spokesperson confirmed on Monday.

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