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AN ISRAELI military observation tower overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and part of the maritime bor

Large segments of Lebanon's population unlikely to get vaccinated

Lebanon may become the first country to reach herd immunity due to many citizens contracting the coronavirus.

By JOSHUA SHUMAN/THE MEDIA LINE
15/01/2021
The Gulf-Israel Women's Forum brings children draped in the flags of Bahrain, Israel and the UAE to

US government announces United Women’s Economic Development Network

Special Envoy for Economic Normalization Aryeh Lightstone and Ambassador-at-Large Kelley Currie will be keynote speakers at the launch of the Network.

By FELICE FRIEDSON/THE MEDIA LINE
14/01/2021

Volunteers flock to Phase II trials for Israel’s BriLife COVID-19 vaccine

Quest for homegrown vaccine continues even as country races to inoculate millions with Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna shots.

By MAYA MARGIT/THE MEDIA LINE
14/01/2021

Kuwait’s minority government bows out after a month

Legislature clashes with executive over constitutional prerogatives, including selection of speaker

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
14/01/2021
Journalist and former MK Ksenia Svetlova poses with her new book, On Heels in the Middle East.

Ksenia Svetlova recounts covering historic events from Syria, Libya

Memoir of an Israeli-Russian journalist’s eyewitness account of the demise of Jewish communities and rise of terrorism in the Middle East.

By THE MEDIA LINE
14/01/2021

How has Oman's constitution been amended?

The sultan of Oman has announced constitutional changes that will provide for a more seamless succession and for the guarantee of more rights and freedoms for its citizens, including women.

By MARCY OSTER/THE MEDIA LINE
13/01/2021

What is Israeli tourism going to look like in 2021?

Israel is blithely ignoring the ability to test incoming tourists or even returning Israelis.

Travelers need more than COVID-19 vaccine

Negative coronavirus test likely to be needed for foreign travel, since destination countries are more concerned about disease carriers.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
11/01/2021
The Aura Air system, shown here installed on a bus, was found to be more than 99.9% effective.

400 UK, Ireland buses COVID-free thanks to Israeli technology

Air purification system could also be used to revive tourism industry, in Israel and beyond

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
11/01/2021

Joint Israeli-Palestinian NGO brings young entrepreneurs together

Despite pandemic, Tech2Peace barrels ahead with program aimed at building lasting business partnerships.

By FELICE FRIEDSON/THE MEDIA LINE
09/01/2021
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