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HISTORY MADE: Netanyahu flies over South Sudan from Chad to Israel

For the first time, Sudan, which retains air control over its Southern neighbor, has given PM Netanyahu’s state aircraft permission to fly over South Sudan from Chad’s capital of N’Djamena to Israel.

By HERB KEINON

 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew back from Chad Sunday over South Sudan, the first time Sudan —  which still retains air control authority over South Sudan — has given an Israeli aircraft permission to fly over its southern neighbor.

This less circuitous route trimmed about an hour off the flight time from Chad’s capital of N’Djamena to Tel Aviv. However, the plane was still unable to fly the most direct route, which would have been north from Chad through the southwestern corner of Sudan into Egypt and then on to Israel.

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WATCH: A ‘truly historic visit’ as Netanyahu and Modi tour Jerusalem

 

During his historic visit to Israel, the first for an Indian premier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to sign a host of agreements with Israel in the fields of defense, technology, water, and agriculture, bringing the two countries ever closer.

By i24NEWS

 

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his historic visit to Israel – the first Indian premier to do so – celebrates “this ancient bond between both our nations” and lauded “the link between our people [that] dates way back to the Jews in India” during his joint press conference with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday. Continue Reading »