Hopes of revived Iran nuclear talks dim amid delays as new hardline president takes office

Washington CNN —   Biden administration officials are becoming increasingly pessimistic about reviving the Iran nuclear deal as the country’s new hardline president takes office and its nuclear program continues to accelerate,... Read more »

Israelis told to 'stop embracing', elderly urged to get booster as Covid-19 cases spike

In a recorded audio message meant to be forwarded to friends and family, Bennett said that in the next two to three weeks anyone who is over the age of 60 and... Read more »

A year later, what we still don't know about Beirut's port explosion

On any given day in Beirut’s worst-affected neighborhoods, theories about the explosion still circulate. No two stories of human tragedy are alike, and most interactions between people here end not with a... Read more »

Potential hijacking of commercial vessel reported off UAE

The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said on Tuesday that the incident had been reported in the Gulf of Oman, 61 nautical miles north of the coast of the port of... Read more »

Deadly drone attack on tanker escalates Iran-Israel maritime tensions

CNN —   Maritime tensions are escalating in the Middle East following the deadly attack on a tanker connected to an Israeli billionaire in the Arabian Sea. Two crewmembers, a Briton and... Read more »

UK Covid cases are plummeting and no one knows why

(CNN) — There’s one menacing global traveler currently racing through countries faster than Phileas Fogg and its name is the Delta variant. So how are countries responding? Here are 10 things we... Read more »

UK and Romanian crew killed in attack on tanker linked to Israeli billionaire off coast of Oman

A Briton and a Romanian were killed amid what the company described as a “suspected piracy incident” onboard the Mercer Street tanker on Thursday. A US defense official familiar with the details... Read more »

12-year old Palestinian boy killed by Israeli gunfire in West Bank, Palestinian health ministry says

Mohammed Allamy was a passenger in a car being driven by his father when the incident happened at the entrance to the town of Beit Ummar, halfway between Bethlehem and Hebron, according... Read more »

Delta variant travel restrictions: Tourists wonder where they can go — and whether they should

(CNN) — The 2021 summer travel season started out full of hope and promise, but by the day, two words are threatening to dismantle it all. Delta variant. This more transmissible variation... Read more »

Global phone hacks expose darker side of Israel's 'startup nation' image

Jerusalem CNN —   Audacious Mossad spy operations around the world. The plucky “startup nation” home to reams of billion-dollar ideas. These are two drivers of Israel’s image abroad that its political... Read more »