Saudis okay Israeli use of airspace on way to UAE, hours before maiden flight

Decision comes after Jerusalem reportedly asked US to press Riyadh on the matter; move reportedly only good for four days and does not cover Israeli flights to other destinations Saudi Arabia reportedly granted permission for Israeli airlines to use its airspace on Monday, just hours…

Kushner going to Saudi Arabia, Qatar in last-ditch diplomatic push

White House adviser Jared Kushner will travel to Qatar and Saudi Arabia this week, seeking to broker more diplomatic pacts in the Middle East in the Trump administration’s final days. A person familiar with the matter confirmed the planned trip to The Hill. The Wall…

Ya’alon: Netanyahu will continue to rule

Yesh Atid-Telem leader says his party’s vote to dissolve the Knesset will not succeed because Blue and White is not brave enough. MK Moshe Ya’alon (Yesh Atid-Telem) commented Monday evening on the proposal to dissolve the Knesset that his party will raise on Wednesday, noting…

Recent opinion polls have consistently predicted that the Labor party would fall under the electoral threshold if elections were held.

On Monday, Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel, leader of the Derech Eretz party, told Army Radio that his coalition faction’s two MKs will also support the measure. “I can see only one path — going to elections,” Hendel said. “The government is not working well enough.”…

Labor party will back vote for new elections, ending government ‘paralysis’

Economy Minister Peretz says state budget has been taken ‘hostage’ by Netanyahu, Welfare Minister Shmuli declares ‘no point in continuing’ unity coalition The Labor party on Tuesday said it would back a bill to disband the Knesset and call early elections, amid widespread speculation that…

Gantz said planning to back Wednesday vote to call new elections

Report claims Blue and White leader will announce decision sometime before motion comes up, but sides still may be holding out hope for compromise to stave off 4th poll in 2 years Defense Minister Benny Gantz’s Blue and White party is expected to give initial…

“In 48 hours we can bring to an end the worst government in the history of the country.

In 48 hours we’ll vote on a law to disperse the Knesset,” Lapid said. He called on Blue and White, which he ran with during three election campaigns but split from over Gantz’s decision to join a Netanyahu-led government, to stop being “accomplices” of the…

“If we see a different approach from the Blue and White side and cooperation within the government, instead of a government within a government, we can continue to work together.

If not, everyone can understand that this will lead to elections,” the prime minister said. Under the coalition deal between the Likud party, led by Netanyahu, and Blue and White, the two agreed to pass a budget running through 2021. Netanyahu, however, is now insisting…

Almost one-third of small businesses in New Jersey have have closed: report

Watch The Video  Here A third of small businesses in New Jersey have closed down in 2020, according to a report from The Star-Ledger newspaper. “It’s really bad… And without federal dollars coming into New Jersey, the Main Street stores and other establishments are not…

Jerusalem fears attacks on Israelis visiting UAE following Iran hit Security officials reportedly concerned that Israeli tourists could be targeted by terror attacks in Gulf in response to killing of top nuclear scientist

Israeli security officials are concerned Iran could attack Israeli tourists visiting the United Arab Emirates in retaliation for the assassination of the man said to be the Islamic Republic’s top military nuclear scientist, which Tehran blames on Israel, according to a television report on Sunday….