Tel Aviv: The Israel Museum in Jerusalem will display a 2,000-year-old stone inscription, the first discovery of Jerusalem's full name in Hebrew.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Paraguayan Foreign Minister Luis Alberto Castiglione confirmed that the Embassy of Asunción should return from occupied Jerusalem to Tel Aviv and that this decision was in accordance with international law: "This is a state decision, a government decision, the constitution shows that the government is responsible for its international relations."
Castiglione was accompanying President Mario Benitez to participate in the UN General Assembly in New York when he said he had met with a mission of Jewish organizations to explain to them his country's decision and underlined Paraguay's "deep affection" for Israel and the Jewish community.
Castiglione said he hoped Paraguay's presence in Israel would grow stronger and said trade relations between countries were continuing as usual, referring to the export of meat from Paraguay to Israel.
The decision of the new government in Asunción was issued about a month ago, shortly after taking office, after the arrival of former President Horcio Cortez in Israel in May 2018 to participate in the inauguration of the embassy in Jerusalem.
In response to the step taken by Paraguay, the Israeli Prime Minister ordered the closure of the Israeli embassy in Paraguay and the return of the Israeli ambassador from there for consultation. "Israel is very much considering the exceptional decision of Paraguay, which is frustrating relations between the two countries," he said.
Abu Dhabi, United States, Vision OVH, The solution of occupied Palestine to two states, one for Israel and the other for the Palestinians was expected from the US President, Donald Trump, especially after the transfer of the US Embassy to Jerusalem, revealing an agreed plan between Tel Aviv and Washington as a first stage.
The two-state solution presented by the US president came ahead of the UN Security Council session and ahead of his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. "I think the best choice for the Palestinians and Israel is the two-state solution
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Jonin Ben Ishaq,A former Shin Bet security service officer who oversaw the recruitment of Musab Yousef, the son of Hamas leader Hassan Yousef, nicknamed the "Green Prince", spoke in an interview with the Hebrew newspaper Maariv about the recruitment process and the services that Musab Yousef presented to Israel During 10 years of espionage in favor of the occupation.
Ben Ishaq commented that "Green Prince" preferred death to life, and said: "Not at all, he loves life, but he lives on the edge, he is addicted to the adrenaline."
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, After US President Donald Trump's decision to cut funding for the Palestinian refugee agency, the Gulf Online website said the next step would begin in 2019.
"Trump will start settling Palestinian refugees in the Arab countries, especially Syria, Jordan and Lebanon starting in 2019, and he has informed them," the website said, quoting unnamed Fatah sources.
Dubai United Arab Emirates, The US administration officially informed the Palestinians that it would close their diplomatic mission in Washington because of their continuing "working with the International Criminal Court" against Israel.
The Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Saeb Erekat, said in a statement:
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates/ The United States has decided to suspend the funding of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). "The administration has carefully reviewed the matter and decided that the United States will not make additional contributions to UNRWA," State Department spokeswoman Heather Naort said in a statement.
The United States is stifling the efforts of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) and the siege of the Palestinians after cutting its $ 300 million annual aid to UNRWA, posing a threat to the agency's existence.
The United States has announced that its annual contribution to UNRWA's budget will be cut from $ 360 million to $ 60 million, prompting the agency to terminate more than 250 contracts.