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US embassy to Israel briefly changes its Twitter handle to US embassy to Israel, West Bank, and Gaza

US embassy to Israel briefly changes its Twitter handle to US embassy to Israel, West Bank, and Gaza

As Joe Biden took over the US administrations as the country’s head, marking the end of Trump era, a brief editing slip on Twitter sparked controversy between US and Palestinian leaders. The official Twitter handle…

Human rights
The UN concerned by the Israel decision to advance plans for some 800 settlement units in the West Bank

The UN concerned by the Israel decision to advance plans for some 800 settlement units in the West Bank

Israel continues to violate the human rights of the Palestinian people. Already accused of the excessive use of violence that goes unpunished, the United Nations thunders back against Tel Aviv. In an announcement issued on…

Embassies
US Embassy says Sudan removed from terror sponsors’ list

US Embassy says Sudan removed from terror sponsors’ list

The US Embassy in Khartoum on Monday announced the formal removal of Sudan from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism, 27 years after the African country was blacklisted. In a Facebook post, the…

Embassies
Israel and Bahrain open their embassies for each other

Israel and Bahrain open their embassies for each other

On Wednesday, both Bahrain and Israel announced that the two would be opening their embassies for each other. Besides, the two also decided to open airspace, exchange weekly flights and set up online visa systems…

Human rights
Ontario Decision To Support IHRA Creates Fissures In Related Communities

Ontario Decision To Support IHRA Creates Fissures In Related Communities

As Ontario took a stand to show its solidarity towards the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), it might have sowed seeds of disgruntle amongst its different communities. It has adopted a working definition of antisemitism.…

Embassies
Malawi announces the opening of its embassy in Jerusalem by 2021

Malawi announces the opening of its embassy in Jerusalem by 2021

Malawi intends to open a consulate in Jerusalem by the following summer; the declaration was made by Foreign Minister Eisenhower Mkaka during a visit to Israel, on Tuesday.  After the United States and Guatemala, Malawi…

Embassies
The Dominican Republic is Reflecting on Moving its Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

The Dominican Republic is Reflecting on Moving its Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

On Friday, the Dominican Republic declared that it is contemplating to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in Israel. Israel welcomed the announcement on Saturday.  The Caribbean nation’s Foreign Ministry said in a…

Migrant workers
No lockdown in Palestine, too many commuter workers in Israel

No lockdown in Palestine, too many commuter workers in Israel

In these days, along with Israel, the Palestinian Authority is also fighting its battle against the Coronavirus. According to Haaretz, the government of President Abu Mazen has decided not to resort to a new lockdown…

Embassies
Czech Republic government reiterates moving its embassy to Jerusalem a long-term priority

Czech Republic government reiterates moving its embassy to Jerusalem a long-term priority

Jiri Ovcacek, the spokesperson to Czech President Milos Zeman said on Monday that government of Czech Republic is working forward to move its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem and that it is president’s one of…

Embassies
US Embassy in Israel provides instructions to American citizens on submitting election ballots

US Embassy in Israel provides instructions to American citizens on submitting election ballots

US diplomatic representations have begun to provide information for US citizens residing abroad on how to vote, given the upcoming presidential elections. In some states, voter registration and ballot request deadlines for the US General…

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