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US embassy urges opposition to support bills needed for Visa Waiver Program

The United States Embassy in Israel has reached out to senior Likud MK Yariv Levin asking the opposition party not to vote against legislation that is critical for Israel to…

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US warns Israeli election wrangling will hold up visa exemption program

As the governing coalition and opposition butted heads Monday over which bills would pass before the Knesset dissolves, US Ambassador Tom Nides warned Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked that failure to…

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Knesset dispersal likely to delay Israeli entry into US Visa Waiver Program

Dispersing Knesset likely to delay visa waiver for Israelis visiting US As the government moves forward with plans to dissolve the Knesset, a senior official in the US embassy warns…

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In unveiling major housing program, government signals more of the same

The government announced a new program for the housing market on Sunday, but, after months of promising major new initiatives, its bundle of measures continues in the same direction as…

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Bennett to IAEA chief: Israel reserves right to act against Iran’s nuclear program

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met Friday with the visiting head of the UN’s atomic watchdog for talks focused on Iran’s nuclear program. A statement from Bennett’s office said the premier…

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UN names Palestinian media program for slain Al Jazeera reporter

UNITED NATIONS  — The United Nations announced Tuesday that it is naming the annual training program for Palestinian broadcasters and journalists after Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh, who was…

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