It’s dangerous to be a journalist in Egypt these days, according to several human rights groups. In a statement this week to mark World Freedom Day, Amnesty International said there are at least 18 journalists who have beenMore...
The Islamist Hamas, which controls the densely populated Gaza Strip, has added another burden to the lives of residents of Gaza with the introduction of new import taxes on items considered non-essential. TheMore...
Arabic on Jerusalem's Light Rail
The Israeli government will be carefully watching for the results of this week’s election inMore...
UN Says Israel Responsible for 44 Civilian Deaths in UN Schools in Gaza
When the fighting between Israel and the Islamist Hamas movement began last summer, tens of thousands of Palestinian civilians fled their homes in the densely packed Gaza Strip, fearful of Israeli air strikes. Since neither Israel nor Egypt would permit them access, many of them fled to schools run by the United Nations. Now an […]
Palestinian Restrictions Eased with New Permissions
Route to Jerusalem opened for West Bank doctors under new regulation
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is scrambling to form a majority coalition before aMore...
“Business is Business and Moses is Moses”
Haifa, Israel – The captain peered over the side of the Turkish-flagged ship at his cargo of long metal rods that have come from Turkey and are headed to an unspecified Middle East country. The crew piled into a van at the Israel Shipyards, bound for the duty-free shop at the nearby Haifa port. On […]
Israel to Allow Pregnant Surrogates in Nepal to Fly to Israel
Israel’s Attorney General, Yehuda Weinstein, has agreed to allow pregnant women in Nepal, who have contracted with Israelis as surrogates, to fly to Israel until they give birth. The decision came after one of the primary hospitals in Nepal was damaged in Saturday’s earthquake. According to the proposal, women in their second and third trimesters […]
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A young Gaza IT student invents a unique phone application
From now on, local Gaza and West Bank universities, are using new mobile applications that help students and public, alike, in both regions to keep updated about latest news about those universities, including admission, registration and other related matters. The application can be installed into smart phones throughout the Gaza Strip and the West Bank […]
More Shekels for Your Dollar
Shekel Depreciation Good for Israeli Exports
Economic Ties Between Israel and China Mushrooming
Different Business Climates Can Pose Challenges
Boycott Tests Depth of Palestinian Market
Protest depends upon ability to replace banned Israeli goods
Adina Bar-Shalom: A Force for Peace, Reconciliation
Haredi College founder defies stereotypes with independent outlook
Every Mother Has a Story
As motherhood is celebrated across the Middle East, Arab women share their stories with us.
Women Win Big In Labor Primaries
Hope to Attract Younger, Socially- Conscious Voters
Israeli-Arab is The Face of Israel as First UN Youth Delegate
By: Felice Friedson/The Media Line [Jerusalem] — Rasha Athamni was the first Israeli selected to represent the nation as a youth delegate to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, serving during the 69th session from September through November 2014. The youth delegates program was begun 1981, but until now Israel has not chosen to […]
Egyptian President Intensifies Crackdown
Population Wants Stability
Palestinians Try to Stop Israeli Barrier Near Monastery
Plans to Appeal to the Pope
Migrant Workers on International Projects Still Face Bad Conditions
Human Rights Groups Call for End to Deportations of Workers
Turkey Cracks Down on Dissent
Goal is Self-Censorship, Say Activists
From Vegetables to Verdi
Opera Comes to a Famed Jerusalem Market
Israeli Supreme Court Freezes Barrier Through Battir
Palestinians and environmentalists claim victory
Freedom of Expression Under Attack in Egypt
Jail Time for Atheists and Gays
Jerusalem’s Tower of David Museum Goes Digital
Military-grade technology delights visitors and challenges kids
Behind the Wheel: Israel’s Holyland 1000 Car Rally Veteran rally driver Stanley Gold tells The Media Line “Israel’s not Mongolia”