Did you know we’re celebrating our 20th Anniversary as the 1st American News Agency exclusively covering the Middle East?

  • The Middle East landscape is changing rapidly.
  • The roads in the region open to new possibilities.
  • The Media Line continues to pave the way to a far greater understanding of the region’s land, people, policies and governments through our trusted, fact-based news.

We’re an independent, ad-free, non-profit news agency and rely on friends like you!

Please make your gift today as we have a most generous matching 2:1 grant.
Thank you!

We paved the way to be the Trusted Mid East News you can rely on!

We’re an independent, ad-free, non-profit news agency and rely on friends like you!

For those observing, may we wish you a healthy, safe, and sweet 5781.

Lockdown Partially Lifted in Israel After Virus Slows
An empty beach is seen as Israeli government tightens anti-coronavirus lockdown in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Sept. 26, 2020 (Photo:  Xinhua/Muammar Awad via Getty Images)

Lockdown Partially Lifted in Israel After Virus Slows

Israelis on Friday entered the weekend in a state of confusion and uncertainty, after the government announced it would lift some – but not all – of the restrictions imposed on the nation as part of the total lockdown implemented last month for the second time because of the spread of coronavirus. While the cabinet authorized the education ministry to reopen kindergartens and pre-schools on October 18, parents and teachers are complaining that the guidelines regarding mask-wearing, classroom sizes and quarantine timelines remain muddled. Local school authorities threatened not to open on Sunday if the rules were not made clear in time. Israel registered another positive day on Thursday, as the numbers of infections, serious cases and deaths continued their week-long decline. A total of 2130 people have died from the virus so far, with just under 750 currently in serious condition.

 

Invest in the
Trusted Mideast
News source.
We are on the
front lines.

Personalize Your News
Upgrade your experience by choosing the categories that matter most to you.
Click on the icon to add the category to your Personalize news
Browse Categories and Topics
Wake up to the Trusted Mideast News source Mideast Daily News Email
By subscribing, you agree to The Media Line terms of use and privacy policy.
Wake up to the Trusted Mideast News source Mideast Daily News Email
By subscribing, you agree to The Media Line terms of use and privacy policy.