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Damage is seen on Iranian-owned Sabiti oil tanker sailing in the Red Sea, Oct. 2019
Iran summons amb. over possible US measures against Venezuela shipment

A senior official in the Trump administration told Reuters on Thursday the United States was considering measures it could take in response to Iran’s shipment of fuel to crisis-stricken Venezuela.

By REUTERS
17/05/2020
CHRISTOPHE ‘PILO’ KECKEIS
Swiss chief of staff who learned to fly jets from Israelis dies at 75

Christophe Keckeis, Switzerland’s Chief of the General Staff and Chief of the Armed Forces, was a great friend of Israel.

Israelis Hadar Goldin, Oron Shaul, Avera Mengistu and Hisham Al-Sayed being held by Hamas in Gaza
Swiss diplomat joins Germany, Egypt on Hamas-Israel prisoner swap talks

'It seems that there is now a real possibility for a deal between Hamas and Israel for the release of all the prisoners of war and those missing in action'

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
06/05/2020
Major General Christophe Keckeis
Swiss Chief of Staff who learned to fly Mirage jets from Israelis dies

In 1979, Christophe Keckeis learned to fly from two Israeli pilots who participated in a secret mission in Switzerland.

Members of firefighters wear protective face masks, amid fear of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), as
Swiss, German companies boost disinfectant production to fight coronavirus

The companies include Switzerland's Clariant and Germany's CropEnergies AG

By REUTERS
08/04/2020
Bern
Swiss museum agrees to pay restitution to heirs of Nazi-looted art

The decision reverses the 2008 stance by the city, which owns the museum, in which it argued that the collector, Curt Glaser, sold the artworks at market value.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
01/04/2020
Safety measures poster is pictured at the Swiss-Italian border during the outbreak of COVID-19
Swiss official warns of hospital collapse if coronavirus spreads

More than 2,330 people have tested positive for coronavirus so far in Switzerland, and at least 14 people have died.

By REUTERS
17/03/2020
Science and Torah collide: How yeshiva students ended up at CERN

This year was the first year that Migdal HaTorah made the trip to Switzerland, but the yeshiva has operated based on the principles of logic, science and Torah working as one since it opened in 2013.

20/02/2020
Swiss government creates channel to transfer humanitarian aid to Iran

The first patients that will benefit from the program are cancer and transplant patients.

plane crash at the Boryspil… REUTERS 19/01/2020 12:16 IRAN-NUCLEAR/IAEA FILE PHOTO: An Iranian flag
US, Switzerland say medicine, food sent to Iran via humanitarian channel

"The successful completion of these transactions provides a model for facilitating further humanitarian exports to Iran," the US Treasury said in a statement.

By REUTERS
31/01/2020
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