August 16, 2017 RSS feed / Mideast

A guide to the alleged Netanyahu corruption scandals

He has a firm grip on the government, but a mounting political scandal might bring him down. Officials from his own party have begun to distance themselves from him, but he remains defiant. Oh, and his son is in trouble, too. More...

Two Muslim nations send ambassadors

Senegal and Guinea are sending ambassadors to Israel for the first time. The two are predominantly Muslim countries in West Africa.  The two will serve as non-resident ambassadors. More...

Environmental satellite launched

Israel launched its first Israeli satellite for environmental research.  Venus was launched from the Vega Launch Complex in Kourou, French Guiana. More...

Spain to create academy in Israel

Spain’s leading linguistic authority will create an academy in Israel dedicated to the study and preservation of the Ladino language.  The institution will be the 24th branch of the Spanish Royal Academy, the Guardian reported.  More...

Drip irrigation giant sold to Mexican firm

A Mexican industrial group will acquire control of the Israeli drip irrigation giant Netafim for $1.5-billion.  More...