Weekend Reads Netanyahu accuses Iran of attacking Israeli ship and promises to retaliate
Nuclear: IAEA chief expected in Tehran before a crucial deadline
© Provided by Le Point L The IAEA director general is expected in Tehran on Saturday for discussions on the eve of a crucial deadline for the lifting of US sanctions, while President Joe Biden called for diplomatic cooperation on the nuclear program of Iran . Rafael Grossi's visit comes ahead of the February 21 deadline set by the Iranian Parliament to restrict certain inspections by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), raising concerns about a possible deportation of UN inspectors .
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that his country "will hit" Iran "all over the region" after accusing the country of being the source of an explosion on board an Israeli ship last week in the Arabian Sea.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran on Monday March 1 of being the source of the explosion last week on an Israeli ship in the Arabian Sea and pledged a retaliation against Iranian interests "everywhere In the region".
The MV Helios Ray, an Israeli vessel carrying vehicles, was making the trip between the Saudi city of Dammam and Singapore at the time the explosion took place off the Sultanate of Oman, according to Dryad Global, a company specializing in the maritime safety.
Israel will compensate families of babies abducted in the 1950s
© REUTERS - POOL The Israeli Prime Minister announced Monday February 22 that families of missing children would be compensated. Israel will compensate families of children, mainly Yemeni, who disappeared in the years following the creation of the Hebrew state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Monday (February 22nd). With our correspondent in Jerusalem, Michel Paul The affair dates back to the years following the creation of Israel in 1948.
The Arabian Sea is located between Iran and Oman, at the exit of the strategic Strait of Hormuz through which a large part passes global oil and where a US-led coalition operates.
"Iran will not have nuclear weapons"
"It is clear that this is an Iranian act. And as for my retaliation, you know my policy. Iran is the biggest enemy of Iran. 'Israel and I am determined to stop him and we will hit him all over the region,' Benjamin Netanyahu said in a radio interview.
"More importantly, Iran will not have nuclear weapons, either in a deal or without a deal. That's what I told my friend, (US President Joe) Biden", added the head of the Israeli government, currently campaigning for the March 23 legislative elections.
The Prime Minister was speaking after nightly strikes attributed to Israel against pro-Iranian elements in neighboring Syria. On Saturday, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz raised the possibility of an Iran attack on the boat at a time when Tehran is trying, according to the Israeli authorities, to increase the pressure to renegotiate its advantage with Washington the agreement on its nuclear program.
Israel: a virtual return to normal with the reopening of restaurants .
© Provided by Le Point S ' sit in a cafe, eat at a restaurant, go back to school benches: Israel was almost back to normal Sunday thanks to new deconfinement measures two weeks before new national elections. These measures, validated Saturday evening by the government, were eagerly awaited by the Israelis since the country's gradual exit from its third confinement in mid-February, made possible by a massive vaccination campaign.