Trade between Israel and UAE has surpassed nearly $2.5 billion since signing of Abraham Accords
May 27, 2022 — The UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Trade Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi revealed the news at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday.
More than 21,000 immigrants to Israel since start of Ukraine war
May 26, 2022 — More than 21,000 Jewish immigrants from Ukraine, Russia, and Belarus have moved to Israel since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February, with nearly half coming from Russia.
Israel thanks Biden for keeping Iran’s IRCG on terror list
May 25, 2022 — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett expressed his thanks to President Joe Biden following the decision that the U.S. will keep Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on the Foreign Terrorist Organizations list.
Turkish Foreign Minister visits Israel to meet with government officials
May 24, 2022 — Turkish Foreign Minister Çavuşoğlu arrived in Israel on Tuesday as part of a two-day visit that marks the first such event by a Turkish foreign minister in 15 years.
Tens of thousands march in New York’s pro-Israel parade in sign of solidarity
May 23, 2022 — Up to 40,000 people reportedly marched in a pro-Israel parade in New York City on Sunday, marking a strong sign of solidarity with the Jewish people from the U.S.
Israel’s security agency uncovers Iranian attempt to lure businessmen for possible kidnapping
May 20, 2022 — Israel’s Shin Bet security agency has revealed operations by Iranian intelligence operatives to lure Israeli businessmen and other leaders out of the country to potentially kidnap them or gather intelligence.
British Home Secretary declares BDS movement is antisemitic
May 19, 2022 — British Home Secretary Priti Patel declared that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel is antisemitic.
Israel sends first defensive military equipment to Ukraine, including 2,000 helmets and 500 flak jackets
May 18, 2022 — Israel sent its first defensive military equipment to Ukraine on Wednesday to be given to rescue groups and civilian organizations helping the war-torn nation.
Gantz reports Iran is installing 1,000 advanced centrifuges
May 17, 2022 — Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gatz said on Tuesday that Iran is working to complete the production of 1,000 centrifuges enriching uranium, including at its Natanz nuclear site.
Israel announces plans to reopen Ukrainian embassy in Kyiv soon
May 16, 2022 — Israel reported on Sunday evening that it plans to reopen its embassy in the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv soon.
Ecuador to vote with Israel at UN, open Jerusalem office
May 13, 2022 — Ecuador announced new plans to vote in support of Israel at the United Nations, President Guillermo Lasso announced during a visit to Israel on Thursday.
Queen’s bill includes talk of legislation to stop BDS in UK
May 12, 2022 — The Queen’s annual speech to Parliament this week included words to address a bill to stop BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) practices against Israel that may legitimatize antisemitism.