Israel appears to confirm it carried out cyberattack on Iran nuclear facility

Israel appeared to confirm claims that it was behind a cyber-attack on Iran’s main nuclear facility on Sunday, which Tehran’s nuclear energy chief described as an act of terrorism that warranted a... Read more »

Is vaccinating against Covid enough? What we can learn from other countries

A trio of countries stand out for the effectiveness of their Covid-19 vaccination programmes: Israel, Chile and the UK. All have managed to inoculate an impressively high percentage of their people but... Read more »

The US media is touting Israel's Covid recovery. But occupied Palestinians are left out | Yara M Asi

The US media has widely lauded Israel’s vaccine success – as a country in a “post-pandemic future” of concerts and indoor dining; as a country that could teach the United States a... Read more »

Biden restores $200m in US aid to Palestinians slashed by Trump

The US will restore more than $200m in aid to Palestinians, reversing massive funding cuts under the Trump administration that left humanitarian groups scrambling to keep people from plunging into poverty. “[We]... Read more »

Back in business – how Israel beat Covid: inside the 9 April Guardian Weekly

The northern hemisphere spring is well on the way: will it bring renewed grounds for optimism as the world wrestles with the Covid pandemic? Many nations still face difficult weeks ahead as... Read more »

Iran acknowledges attack on ship thought to be used as military base

An Iranian cargo ship believed to be a base for the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard and anchored for years in the Red Sea off Yemen has been attacked, Iranian state television has acknowledged.... Read more »

The Guardian view on the pandemic: a universal crisis is revealing our divisions | Editorial

The pandemic has transformed the lives of billions around the globe, but beyond that common experience, it has highlighted and deepened divides rather than closed them. On Tuesday, the International Monetary Fund... Read more »

‘Film-making? Bring it on!’: ex-stockbroker Farah Nabulsi on her Oscar nomination

Farah Nabulsi was at home in west London when she found outher film The Present had been nominated for the Oscar for best live action short. She’d persuaded her teenage sons to... Read more »

Israel and Chile both led on Covid jabs, so why is one back in lockdown?

As mass vaccination programmes take hold around the world, some countries have begun to get on top of the virus while others have continued to struggle. Two countries that have streaked ahead... Read more »

Netanyahu nominated to try to form Israeli government

Israel’s president has nominated the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to try to form a government following the latest inconclusive election, but voiced doubt that any candidate can forge a majority coalition. “I... Read more »