The Israel Brief- 23-26 August 2021

The Israel Brief – 23 August 2021 – Riots on Gaza border. Bennett to present Biden with plan on Iran. HRW say Israeli bombing of media house in May broke international law. Communal Shabbat in Bahrain.

The Israel Brief – 24 August 2021 – IDF strike targets in response to incendiary balloons. PA arrests 30 protesters. UNHRC Chief says Taliban committing human rights abuse. Avera Mengistu, 7th birthday in captivity.

The Israel Brief – 25 August 2021 – PM Bennett arrives in Washington. Historic gold for Israel. Morocco and Algeria sever ties but why involve Israel?

The Israel Brief – 26 August 2021 – Israel eases restrictions on Gaza. Productive meetings for PM Bennett in the US. Afghanistan updates.

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