Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party Wednesday of backtracking on a deal to form a unity government

Benny Gantz says PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s party walked away from coalition deal


A government ban took effect in Israel on Tuesday that prohibits citizens from traveling from city to city, and was one of several new restrictions introduced ahead of the Jewish holiday of Passover

Israel bans travel from city to city ahead of Passover


An Israel Defense Force was general headed for self-quarantine on Monday as three other generals were released from hospital isolation, according to officials

Three Israeli generals released from coronavirus quarantine as one goes in


Israeli police on Friday blocked off the ultra-Orthodox Tel Aviv suburb of Bnei Brak after it was placed under strict restrictions as a hotbed of the coronavirus pandemic

Israeli police seal Bnei Brak after it’s declared coronavirus ‘restricted zone’


April 2 (UPI) -- About 14 percent of Israel's confirmed coronavirus patients live in the ultra-Orthodox Bnei Brak, health officials said Thursday, warning that the real number of those sick in the city could be 80 times greater

Coronavirus cases spike in ultra-Orthodox Israeli city of Bnei Brak


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has begun six days of self-isolation only hours after emerging from a two-day quarantine, his office said Thursday

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu again in isolation after exposure to coronavirus


April 2 (UPI) -- British Airways is expected to suspend as many as 36,000 employees, including cabin crews and office employees due to the coronavirus pandemic

British Airways, union agree to suspend 36,000 workers


April 2 (UPI) -- The number of coronavirus cases worldwide is expected to surpass the 1 million mark Thursday as hard-hit Spain reached 10,000 deaths from the disease

Coronavirus cases worldwide near 1 million; 10,000 deaths in Spain


April 1 (UPI) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday mandated that all new arrivals to the country must be placed into quarantine

Israel to transfer all travelers from abroad to quarantine facilities


April 1 (UPI) -- China reported a surge in new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday after it included asymptomatic cases in its daily update for the first time

China reports asymptomatic cases — nearly 150 — for first time