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Swiss agency says antisemitic COVID conspiracy theories on the rise

It noted in particular the rise of antisemitic conspiracy theories about the coronavirus crisis and an alleged Jewish conspiracy related to the pandemic.

Voices from the Arab Press: Egypt and Qatar - Looks can be deceiving

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world

By THE MEDIA LINE
11/03/2021
A Swiss national flag flies behind a poster of the initiative committee against wearing the burqa (V

Swiss Jews join Muslims in protesting face-covering ban

"We fear that these attacks against religious freedom further weakens the ability to practice one’s faith."

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
10/03/2021
A Swiss national flag flies behind a poster of the initiative committee against wearing the burqa (V

Swiss voters back ban on facial coverings in referendum

The measure to amend the Swiss constitution passed by a 51.2-48.8% margin, provisional official results showed.

By REUTERS
07/03/2021
Antisemitic graffiti near a London Underground station. The graffiti reads “dirty f***ing Jew”

Hate mail to French-Jewish lawmaker tells her to ‘prepare for the camps’

Earlier this month, pig meat was left at two other synagogues in Switzerland.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
20/02/2021

Pig meat left outside 2 Swiss synagogues

Far-right activists in Europe place pig meat, parts and carcasses at mosques, and more rarely at synagogues, as pigs are considered unclean in both Islam and Judaism.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ
11/02/2021
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in Switzerland

Swiss nursing home resident reportedly dies after COVID-19 vaccine

The link between the COVID-19 jab and the resident's death is "highly unlikely," the drugs regulator said.

By REUTERS
31/12/2020

Israel’s Elbit wins $338m. contract for Swiss advanced army radio system

Company will provide technology to digitize the armed force’s communication system

17/12/2020
Israel's new Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi

FM Ashkenazi asks Swiss to urge Palestinians to negotiate with Israel

The PA has been insisting that it would only engage in a process that leads to a two-state solution.

Swiss police identify assailant in knife attack as jihadist

Ticino cantonal police said the attack was over and the suspect, a 28-year-old who lives in the area, was in custody.

By REUTERS
25/11/2020
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