The United Arab Emirates, under the direction of the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, facilitated the rescue of the 11 members of a Jewish family in Yemen, whose lives were in imminent danger.
By Yossi Aloni
Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar has revealed that the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (who is de facto ruler of the UAE) accepted his request for Emirati forces engaged in Yemen’s civil war to rescue two Jewish families trapped there (11 people in all).
Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar welcomes rescued Jewish family members. – Photo: WAM/ Emirates News Agency
Rabbi Lazar revealed the rescue in a public letter of thanks to the crown prince that read:
“The noble act of saving lives will further raise the fortunes, with God’s help, of the United Arab Emirates. Continue Reading »
Staying in character to “never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity,” the Palestinian leadership rejected the 16 tons of coronavirus medical aid shipment from the UAE to the Palestinians in Gaza & the PA, just because it arrived at Israel’s airport.
The Palestinian Authority (PA) declined a shipment of medical supplies sent by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) via Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport, Palestinian news agency Maan reported Thursday.
An unmarked Ithihad Airways plane from Abu Dhabi lands at at Israel’s Ben Gurion Int’l Airport with humanitarian aid for the Palestinians. 19 May 2020 – Photo: Israel Airports Authority Spokesman
The PA rejected the shipment, which included 16 tons of medical aid for coping with the coronavirus, just as it arrived at Israel’s airport on Tuesday, according to the report as cited by the Andalou Agency. Continue Reading »
UAE sends medical equipment on Ithihad Airways’ maiden flight from Abu Dhabi, in a historic non-stop flight to Israel’s Ben Gurion Int’l Airport.
By Mordechai Sones
The UAE sent medical equipment on an unmarked Ithihad Airways’ maiden flight from Abu Dhabi (photographed below), in a historic non-stop flight to Israel’s Ben Gurion Int’l Airport.
An Ithihad Airways plane tonight landed for the first time ever in Israel, following a direct flight from Abu Dhabi.
An unmarked Ithihad Airways plane from Abu Dhabi parked at Israel’s Ben Gurion Int’l Airport. 19 May 2020 – Photo: Israel Airports Authority Spokesman
It is a cargo plane containing medical and humanitarian equipment to deal with the coronavirus pandemic sent by the UAE to the Palestinian Authority and the Gaza Strip, in coordination with Israel. Continue Reading »
Raising number to five medals at Abu Dhabi Grand Slam, Or Sasson and Peter Paltchik win bronze medals in the over 100 kg & under 100 kg men’s, respectively.
Israel racked up two bronze medals on Saturday in this year’s Abu Dhabi Grand Slam competition, bringing its total number of medals in the tournament to five.
Egyptian judoka Islam el-Shehaby refuses to shake hand of Israeli, Or Sasson after win at the Rio 2016 Olympics – Screenshot: YouTube
Israeli Olympian Or Sasson won the bronze medal for men over 100 kilograms after beating Belgium’s Benjamin Harmegnies. In the men’s under 100 kilograms group, Israel’s Peter Paltchik won the bronze after defeating Hungary’s Miklós Cirjenics. Continue Reading »
Israeli judoka Tal Flicker wins the under-66 kg category competition at the Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Slam on Thursday, but under the flag of the International Judo Federation, he sang the Hatikvah, while IJF anthem was loudly played.
By ALLON SINAI
Israeli judoka Tal Flicker scaled the top of the podium and received his gold medal on Thursday, but the Israel national anthem was not played and the blue-and-white flag was not raised in Abu Dhabi.
The 25-year-old won the under-66 kilogram category competition at the Abu Dhabi judo Grand Slam on Thursday, but he had to do so under the flag of the International Judo Federation (IJF), with the event organizers refusing to allow Israelis to compete under their country’s flag. Continue Reading »
The Israeli Judo team participating at the Grand Slam event in Abu Dhabi will not be allowed to compete wearing Israel’s national flag or hear the ‘Hatikva’ if they win a place on the podium.
Israeli judokas participating in the Grand Slam event in Abu Dhabi will not be able to compete under their country’s flag.
Or Sasson at the 2016 Olympics. – Photo: Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasil/Wikimedia
The team will be prevented from wearing the Israeli flag or any other national emblems on their uniform, including the designation ISR for Israel, and if they win a place on the podium they will not hear their national anthem, “Hatikvah,” the AFP news agency reported. Continue Reading »
Israel is planning to open its first openly established representative office in the United Arab Emirates, a mission to Int’l Renewable Energy Agency in Abu Dhabi.
Israel plans to open a diplomatic-level mission to the International Renewable Energy Agency in Abu Dhabi, the first openly established representative office in the United Arab Emirates, Israeli diplomats said on Friday.
Ministry Director-General Gold with frmr Saudi General Anwar Ashki – Photo: CFR
The office will not be a full mission, but will consist of a diplomat assigned to the renewable energy agency. Nevertheless, it will be the first time an Israeli foreign ministry official is permanently stationed in the Gulf state. Continue Reading »
Only when arrested at the airport, did the doctor learn that he had been charged with manslaughter & falsifying documents, found guilty in abstentia & sentenced to 3 years in prison.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa — An Abu Dhabi judge dismissed charges against Cyril Karabus, a Jewish doctor who had been detained in the United Arab Emirates in connection with a patient’s death.
Cyril Karabus pioneered treatment for cancer and blood disorders at the Red Cross hospital in Cape Town, where he worked for 35 years.- Photo: The Guardian
The 77-year-old Karabus, a pediatric oncologist from South Africa, was arrested last August in Abu Dhabi while in transit on his way home to South Africa after attending his son’s wedding in Canada. Continue Reading »