Four arrested as Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox Jews clash

Four people were arrested in Jerusalem after clashes between Israeli security forces and ultra-orthodox Jews opposed to coronavirus restrictions, the police said Wednesday. Such protests have taken place repeatedly in recent weeks, sometimes leading to violence. In late January a bus was torched and its driver hospitalised in the ultra-Orthodox neighbourhood of Bnei Brak, near […]

Jared Kushner nominated for Nobel peace prize by pro-Trump attorney Alan Dershowitz

Attorney Alan Dershowitz has nominated Jared Kushner and his deputy Avi Berkowitz for the Nobel peace prize for their role in negotiating peace agreements between Israel and four Arab nations. Dershowitz, who defended former president Donald Trump during his first impeachment trial, nominated the pair of former White House officials for playing key roles in […]

Biden targets Trump’s Middle East legacy

Former US president Donald Trump’s mould-breaking approach has reshaped decades of Middle East diplomacy, but his legacy in the troubled region has quickly come under attack from his successor. From unexpected normalisation deals with Israel, to a “maximum pressure” campaign on rival Iran, the businessman-turned-president changed the face of the Middle East. His close relations […]

U.S. will work with Israel to build on regional normalization agreements: Biden national security adviser

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Biden administration will work closely with Israel on regional security issues and to build on the country’s regional normalization agreements, White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan told his Israeli counterpart, according to a statement on Sunday. “They discussed opportunities to enhance the partnership over the coming months, including by building […]

‘Back to the Cheney playbook’: Fears of war grow as Trump administration plans to accuse Iran of ties to Al Qaeda

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reportedly planning to accuse Iran of links to Al Qaeda in a speech Tuesday, an allegation critics described as a rehashing of a Bush administration lie that served as part of the rationale for the catastrophic invasion of Iraq in 2003. Reuters reported late Monday that Pompeo—a warhawk […]

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[Intro] A simples presença de alguém num local de crime, para que tenha relevância penal, deve significar qualquer gesto ou atitude na contribuição da ação criminosa. Pois a conduta passiva, sem vínculo nenhum ao unir as atividades em concurso, é insuficiente para o reconhecimento da coutoria ou mesmo da participação. Ante o exposto é apresente […]

Hamas says ‘barbaric’ Israeli strike damaged children’s hospital

Hamas on Saturday denounced as “barbaric” overnight strikes it said damaged a Gaza children’s hospital, while the Israel army said it was responding to rocket fire from the enclave. The Israel army said it struck three Hamas targets, including a rocket manufacturing site, underground infrastructure and a military post, after two rockets were fired from […]

US-Israeli delegation on way to Morocco in diplomatic first

A US-Israeli delegation flight to Morocco took off on Tuesday, less than two weeks after Morocco joined a growing list of Arab countries to begin normalizing relations with Israel. US President Donald Trump’s senior advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner is co-leading the delegation with Israeli National Security Advisor Meir Ben-Shabbat. The two are set to […]

Breaking norms, Jared Kushner scores late-term wins for Israel

The United Arab Emirates is getting top-of-the-line fighter jets. Morocco is winning recognition for decades-old territorial claims. And Sudan is coming off the US terrorism blacklist. The Arab nations are suddenly achieving long-sought goals after agreeing to normalize ties with Israel, in a last-minute triumph for the unorthodox diplomacy of outgoing President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, […]

Trump announces Morocco latest Arab state to recognize Israel

US President Donald Trump announced Thursday that Morocco is now the fourth Arab state this year to recognize Israel in a diplomatic breakthrough that also sees Washington backing Moroccan rule over the disputed Western Sahara region. Trump tweeted that “Israel and the Kingdom of Morocco have agreed to full diplomatic relations – a massive breakthrough […]

Israel unveils parts of Herod’s palace buried by Judean king

Israeli authorities are set to unveil previously off-limits structures within King Herod’s palace-fortress Herodium, which the tyrannical Roman-era leader interred as his enormous burial plot. Herodium, a hugely popular tourism destination, is near Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank but falls in an area where Israel exercises full military and civilian control. Archaeologists say Herod […]

Israel’s coalition government inches towards collapse

Israel’s precarious coalition government was set to move closer towards collapse on Wednesday with lawmakers expected to approve a preliminary measure to dissolve parliament, raising prospects of elections next year. In a primetime televised address on Tuesday, Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz, the key coalition partner of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said his centrist Blue […]

Iran assassination could undercut Joe Biden’s diplomatic options

The assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist, which Tehran has blamed on Israel, risks not only sharpening tensions across the region but also severely complicating plans by US President-elect Joe Biden to resume dialogue with the Islamic republic, analysts said Saturday. Iran has accused arch-foe Israel of seeking to sow “chaos” by killing 59-year-old Mohsen […]

In regional game-changer, US seeks to sell F-35 jets to UAE

The United States has agreed to sell more than $10 billion of top-of-the-line F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates to reward its recognition of Israel, potentially reshaping power dynamics in the turbulent region, Congress was informed Thursday. In an informal but required notification to Congress, President Donald Trump’s administration said it had approved […]

Israel and Bahrain to formalize diplomatic ties

Israel and Bahrain will officially establish diplomatic relations Sunday at a ceremony in Manama, an Israeli official said, after the two states reached a US-brokered normalisation deal last month. An Israeli delegation led by National Security Council chief Meir Ben Sabbat took off from Tel Aviv for a one-day trip to Manama that will see […]

Israelis defy COVID lockdown to protest Trump pal Benjamin Netanyahu

Israelis kept up weekly protests against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday, defying lockdown restrictions imposed by authorities aimed at stemming a surge in coronavirus cases. The parliament in Israel, which currently has one of the world’s highest Covid-19 infection rates per capita, last week approved a law restricting demonstrations during an emergency lockdown. Part […]