Published August 25, 2017, issue of August 25, 2017
Civil war in Syria seems to be over. Netanyahu tells Russian President Putin that Iran‘s new presence in Syria is dangerous for Israel, especially since Russia limits anti-aircraft rockets over Syria. US delegation to renew peace talks with Palestinians receives cold shoulder in Ramallah because of perceived strong pro-Israeli stance of Trump administration. Top Sudan minister supports normalizing relations with Israel and criticizes Arabs for voting against partition plan in 1947. Beautiful Byzantine mosaic uncovered in Israel.