Some ultra-Orthodox Israelis chafe at coronavirus restrictions
Monday, 30 March 2020 Israeli police have used a drone, helicopter and stun grenades in recent days to prevent people gathering in an ultra-OrthodoxJewish neighborhood of Jerusalem in defiance of Health Ministry measures aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus.
"You have to thank Trump" posters in Hebrew suddenly started appearing on minibuses in Tel Aviv this week, as Republican ads brought the race for the White House onto the streets of Israel. Democrats are also targeting American-Israelis. They arranged a 40% discount with the courier service DHL for voters whose home states require overseas ballots to be sent by mail. Emer McCarthy reports.
Diamond traders in Dubai say they have been inundated with enquiries from Israelis, who traditionally do their business in Belgium's Antwerp -- the world's biggest centre for traders of rough and polished diamonds. Last month the UAE and Bahrain signed agreements to normalize ties with Israel. Adam Reed reports.
The U.S. Supreme Court late on Wednesday (November 25) backed Christian and Jewish houses of worship challenging New York state's latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots. Bryan Wood reports.
On being asked about how much time it will take to vaccinate the entire country, Health and Family Welfare Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan clarified that Central Government has never spoken about vaccinating the entire country. "It's important that we discuss such scientific issues, based on factual information only," he said.
As per the data released by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India on November 29 reported single-day spike of 41,810 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. 496 deaths in the same period pushed the COVID-19 toll in the country to 1,36,696. India's confirmed cases of coronavirus stand at 93,92,920 which include 4,53,956 active infections. More than 88,02,267 people have recovered from the virus with 42,298 new discharges in last 24 hours. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 12,83,449 samples were tested on November 28. Cumulative samples tested for COVID-19 till November 28 are 13,95,03,803.
As per the data released by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India on November 27 reported single-day spike of 43,082 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. 492 deaths in the same period, pushing the COVID-19 toll in the country to 1,35,715. India's confirmed cases of coronavirus stand at 93,09,788 which include 4,55,555 active infections. More than 87,18,517 people have recovered from the virus with 39,379 new discharges in last 24 hours. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 11,31,204 samples were tested on November 26. Cumulative samples tested for COVID-19 till November 26 are 13,70,62,749.
The Israeli prime minister paid tribute to Trump's recognition of settlements, moving the US embassy to Jerusalem and for the so-called 'Abraham Accords' designed to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. View on euronews
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Waving U.S. flags and beeping their horns, a car convoy carrying Republicans living in Israel, made its way on Tuesday to the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem in a show of support for Donald Trump and his party, bringing the race for the White House onto the streets of Israel a week before the U.S. election,