ECONOMICS

S&P: Worsening relations with allies to slow Israel's economic recovery

The international rating agency S&P has released an update to its assessment of the state of the Israeli economy for its clients.

Ministry of Defense purchases ammunition worth 2.8 billion NIS from Elbit

The contract spans several years and amounts to 2.8 billion shekels. Production will take place at Elbit's factories in Israel.

Ben Gurion Airport to reopen low-cost terminal on May 27

Terminal 1 will reopen for low-cost carriers on May 27, initially for domestic flights, with international budget flights starting June 2

Israel to extend water supply agreement with Jordan for six months

On Thursday, May 16, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Eli Cohen extended the agreement with Jordan for only six months.
HEALTH

Singapore Health Ministry urges mask-wearing amid COVID-19 surge

The Singapore Ministry of Health has advised residents to resume wearing medical masks due to a significant increase in COVID-19 cases.

Doctors' union reminds hospitals about ethical duty to treat all, including Hamas

The letter, addressed to hospital directors, comes in response to protests at various medical institutions when Hamas militants were admitted for treatment.

CBS: Arab homicide mortality rate 8.2 times higher than Jews

The Central Bureau of Statistics has released a report on the leading causes of death in Israel from 2020 to 2022.

IDF and Ministry of Health order hospitalization of terrorist at Hadassah Hospital

Hadassah Hospital emphasized that the hospital's administration was not involved in the decision-making process.