Thousands of Israelis took to the streets on Saturday night (August 1) to protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's alleged corruption and against his government's handling of the coronavirus crisis.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday announced his decision to mandate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government after an inconclusive election, giving Netanyahu a new lease on his political life. Emily Wither reports.
Danny Danon, former Israeli Permanent Representative to the U.N., speaks to Becky Anderson on the day of Israel’s fourth election in less than two years. They discuss Benjamin Netanyahu’s future, and whether this election might finally bring political stability to Israel.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's prospects for another term looked uncertain on Wednesday after partial results from a national election projected no clear path to victory. Soraya Ali reports.
People in Kashmir valley are purchasing dates in large quantities as the holy month of Ramzan began last week. Dates are mostly consumed during Iftar (breaking time of fast). Rich in protein, dates also have health benefits. Markets in Srinagar are flooded with different varieties imported from Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Indonesia and Israel. Shopkeepers are expecting good profits as they are selling varieties ranging from Rs 300/kg up to Rs 2000/kg. "Last year we sold nothing, everything was under lockdown, this year with god's grace things look good," said a shopkeeper Suhail Ahmad. The tropical fruit holds significance in Islamic culture.
"We are free, it's a miracle," says a Jerusalem resident as Israelis take one more step towards normalcy and flock the city centre's streets unmasked, after the authorities lifted the outdoor mask mandate.
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Israel is easing its Covid-related restrictions and allowing vaccinated citizens new freedoms. Using an app or a certificate showing vaccination status, citizens now have access to concerts, gyms and indoor dining. CNN’s Sam Kiley reports.
Yamani spoke to CNN’s John Defterios in 2010 about the 1973 oil embargo saying, it “was meant, and I was behind it, not to hurt the economy, just to attract the international public opinion that [there] is a problem between the Palestinians and the Israelis.”