A Lebanese MP stressed that the incident was "not a coincidence."
The blast shook the ground, said Mohammed Ali, a shopkeeper in the area. At the city's Madina hospital, a nurse, Halima Nur, said it had received five people injured in the blast for treatment.
The Iranian official stated that he did not have any information about the origin of the cyber attack
The incoming owner will be required to invest approximately NIS 1 billion in the port, including the cost of upgrading infrastructure and financing the layoff of approximately 200 workers.
The port of Haifa has been for years a docking point for the U.S. Sixth Fleet. China is not mentioned by name, but it clear that the bill refers to the Chinese presence in Haifa.
“We are the leading port in Israel, both in terms of our activities, and our geographic location in the center of the country. We are Israel’s economic gateway.”
Fire on board cargo vessel believed to be criminal, not terror related
"Israeli authorities were warned that the Haifa Port deal was dangerous for a long, long time, but infrastructure is secondary to technology in the way that China views Israel as a resource"
Citing unnamed senior sources at Ashdod Port, Globes said workers met with Transportation and Intelligence Minister Israel Katz in Jerusalem on Monday to discuss their opposition to privatization.
Transportation and Intelligence Minister Israel Katz is advancing a plan to connect Jordan and Saudi Arabia to Israeli ports.