The Iranian government must comply with the terms of the 2015 deal limiting its nuclear program in order to see the United States return to the deal, a French official said Tuesday, according to AFP.
"If they are serious about negotiations and want to obtain a new commitment from all participants in the JCPOA, first they must refrain from further provocations and second they must respect what they are no longer respecting" in terms of commitments, the official said, referring to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the official name for the 2015 agreement.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday backed a Palestinian Authority proposal for a Middle East peace conference.
"We propose holding an international, ministerial-level meeting in spring-summer 2021," Lavrov told a videoconference UN Security Council meeting about the Middle East, according to AFP.
Health Ministry's Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis concerned over flights to UAE which have contributed to rise in virus cases in Israel.
At least 150 people have now been charged by federal prosecutors in connection with the deadly riot at the Capitol on January 6, CNN reported on Tuesday, based on a review of court records and Justice Department announcements.
Investigators have used 500 grand jury subpoenas and search warrants to gather information in the sweeping, unparalleled investigation, Michael Sherwin, the top US prosecutor in Washington, said in a news conference Tuesday.
Amir Peretz on Tuesday evening informed the newly elected chairwoman of the Labor Party, MK Merav Michaeli, that he will be terminating his membership in the Labor Party and resigning from the Knesset.
At the same time, Peretz announced that he accepted Defense Minister Benny Gantz's request to continue serving as Minister of Economy and Industry.
'Israeli economy doesn't charity, it needs a leader,' says ex-Accountant-General of Finance Ministry and head of New Economic Party.
Four Vizhnitz Hasidim suspected of assaulting police in Bnei Brak last week have been released from custody.
They were released to five-day house arrest and have been banned for 15 days from the street where they allegedly attacked the police officers.
The US Senate on Tuesday voted 55-45 to block a Republican effort to upend plans for former President Donald Trump"s impeachment trial, Reuters reported.
Five Republicans joined Democrats to reject a motion by Republican Senator Rand Paul that would have required the chamber to vote on whether the trial violates the US Constitution.
US President Joe Biden spoke on Tuesday with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
The White House said in a statement that Biden reaffirmed the US commitment to the alliance"s collective defense.
Brazil recorded 61,963 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and 1,214 deaths, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
The country has registered 8,933,356 cases since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has risen to 218,878.
US President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday his administration is boosting the weekly supply of vaccines to states and territories by 16% next week.
He added he hopes to have enough doses to vaccinate 300 million Americans by the end of the summer or early fall.
Former Indian Ambassador to Israel Navtej Sarna speaks with i24NEWS about new US administration's impact on the Mideast.
The Knesset's Constitution Committee on Tuesday evening concluded its meeting without reaching an agreement on the proposed law setting fines for violators of coronavirus guidelines.
The meeting will resume on Wednesday morning at 9:00 a.m.
The Biden administration plans to "thoroughly review" the sanctions that the Trump administration imposed on the prosecutor"s office of the international criminal court (ICC).
"The United States shares the goals of the ICC in promoting accountability for the worst crimes known to humanity. At the same time, the United States has always taken the position that the court"s jurisdiction should be reserved for countries that consent to it, or that are referred by the UN Security Council," said a State Department spokesperson quoted in The Guardian.
Yamina chairman and former Defense Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday backed IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi"s comments calling on the US not to return to the nuclear deal with Iran.
"The IDF Chief of Staff is correct. The nuclear deal with Iran was a nuclear steal for Iran. In American terms: The deal gave Iran the ability to reach the nuclear goal line in exchange for a promise that it would not cross into the end zone. The Iranian regime always lies," tweeted Bennett.
US Vice President Kamala Harris receives second dose of COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health.