UK and Israel strike new deal to deepen ties

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and her Israeli counterpart, Yair Lapid, are set to agree a new decade-long plan to boost cooperation and strengthen ties between the two countries.Source Link: Read more »

'It's a storm in a teacup': South African medics try to calm fears over 'Omicron'

Belgium revealed a case of the variant – named ‘Omicron’ by the WHO overnight – prompting EU chiefs to call for an ’emergency brake’ on all travel from southern Africa after it... Read more »

'Worst ever' Botswana variant now spotted in Israel as strain spreads to four countries in two weeks

Israel’s health ministry said the patient tested positive for the mutant strain after returning from Malawi. It has also identified two other suspected cases.Source Link: Read more »

Scientists alarmed over new 'worst-ever' COVID variant that could make vaccines 40% less effective

Flights from Southern Africa have been effectively halted into the UK and Israel, as concern mounts about a new super-mutant COVID variant.Source Link: Read more »

Muslim 'anti-racism' trainer who ran Cabinet Office inclusivity workshop compared Israel to Nazis

Mizanur Rahman, who calls himself Mizan the Poet on Twitter, ran an inclusivity workshop for the Cabinet Office despite comparing Israel to Nazi Germany and wishing death on ‘Zionists’.Source Link: Read more »

Israel Folau gets another footy lifeline after being sacked from the Wallabies over homophobic posts

New eligibility rules passed by World Rugby could open the way for controversial star Israel Folau to make his return to the international game after being sacked by the Wallabies.Source Link: Read more »

Dame Helen Mirren is branded 'racist' for playing Israel's only female leader in new biopic

Internet trolls branded the Oscar-winning actress ‘racist’ and described her as a ‘well known Zionist and Israel-worshipper’ after taking on the role of wartime prime minister Golda Meir.Source Link: Read more »

NHS app will show proof of a third vaccination

A small but growing number of countries including Switzerland, Croatia and Israel are now requesting proof of boosters for arrivals vaccinated many months ago.Source Link: Read more »

Covid immunity wanes after two doses of the Pfizer vaccine in all ages, Israeli study claims

Israeli researchers found people of all ages vaccinated in January and February had a 51 per cent higher chance of being infected in July than those jabbed in March and April.Source Link:... Read more »

Texas State Guard member arrested after setting fire synagogue on Halloween causing $25k in damage

Franklin Barrett Sechriest, 18, has been arrested and charged with arson for setting Congregation Beth Israel synagogue on fire on Halloween. He faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.Source Link:... Read more »