World Nov 08

The Latest: Israel cautiously reopens after lockdown

Israel moved quickly last spring to contain the coronavirus, quickly sealing its borders and shutting down much of the economy. But it mismanaged the reopening of the economy, and the coronavirus quickly returned. A second lockdown was imposed in mid-September.

Jun 30

Israel opened a newfound Roman-era street at a divisive archaeological site in east Jerusalem, a move that deepened Palestinian animosity toward the White House‚Äôs mediation efforts. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman attended along with three other visiting American ambassadors…