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Italy surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths

Italy surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths

Italy records 318 virus-related deaths, taking the total to 100,103.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2021 03:06
Italian Ambassador to the Congo killed in terror attack

Italian Ambassador to the Congo killed in terror attack

Ambassador Luca Attanasio killed in attack on UN convoy in Democratic Republic of Congo.Gary Willig, 22/02/2021 16:06
Italy's Liguria region blacklists Hezbollah

Italy's Liguria region blacklists Hezbollah

Israeli Embassy in Italy welcomes Liguria region's move to designate Hezbollah in its entirety as a terrorist organization.Elad Benari, 03/02/2021 05:20
Israeli doctors to help coronavirus-stricken region of Italy

Israeli doctors to help coronavirus-stricken region of Italy

An emergency delegation from the Ministry of Health will set out for Italian province with a widespread outbreak of COVID-19.Ben Ariel, 01/12/2020 04:44
Police remove helmets in solidarity with protesters as anti-lockdown protest enters day 18

Police remove helmets in solidarity with protesters as anti-lockdown protest enters day 18

Robin Monotti Graziadei: 'When the police and army take the protesters' side, it's Game Over for lockdown.'Mordechai Sones, 15/11/2020 10:27
Italy's hospitals on verge of collapse

Italy's hospitals on verge of collapse

Doctors' federation calling on government to impose nationwide lockdown as cases mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2020 12:27
PA to Italy: Recognize the 'State of Palestine'

PA to Italy: Recognize the 'State of Palestine'

PA cabinet leader meets Italian Foreign Minister, urges his country to recognize "Palestine" in response to Israeli actions.Elad Benari, Canada, 30/10/2020 22:41
Beit El - Palestinian territory?

Beit El - Palestinian territory?

Italian citizens in Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria receive election notices stating that they live in 'Palestinian territories.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2020 15:44
Italian PM announces new coronavirus restrictions

Italian PM announces new coronavirus restrictions

As part of the new measures, restaurants will have to close at midnight while amateur team sports are banned.Elad Benari, 19/10/2020 06:40
Israel, Italy to trade missiles, helicopters

Israel, Italy to trade missiles, helicopters

IDF and Italian military complete reciprocal purchase deal, with Italy selling Israel training helicopters and purchasing Israeli missiles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2020 10:40
Former Italian PM tests positive for coronavirus

Former Italian PM tests positive for coronavirus

Silvio Berlusconi announces he tested positive for coronavirus and is in quarantine at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/09/2020 05:44
Italy to donate $1.2 million to support 'Palestinian refugees'

Italy to donate $1.2 million to support 'Palestinian refugees'

Italy will donate $1.2 million to UNRWA to support “Palestinian refugees” in Lebanon.Elad Benari, 31/07/2020 05:08
Ambassador to Italy affixes mezuzah in new home: I miss Israel

Ambassador to Italy affixes mezuzah in new home: I miss Israel

Israel’s Ambassador to Italy, Dr. Dror Eydar, affixes mezuzahs to doorposts of new ambassador's residence in Rome.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2020 06:34
'Coronavirus is weakening, could disappear on its own'

'Coronavirus is weakening, could disappear on its own'

While WHO reports jump in daily infection rate, Italian infectious disease expert says coronavirus is weakening, might disappear.David Rosenberg, 22/06/2020 10:25
Italian synagogues and churches reopen, but with fewer worshippers allowed

Italian synagogues and churches reopen, but with fewer worshippers allowed

Houses of worship reopen in northern Italy, one of the areas hit hardest by the coronavirus.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 19/05/2020 07:11
Italy, France announce massive bailouts for tourism industry devastated by pandemic

Italy, France announce massive bailouts for tourism industry devastated by pandemic

Billions of Euros to be allocated to tourism sector to prevent it from total collapse.Arutz Sheva staff, 15/05/2020 12:55
Italy to ease some coronavirus restrictions

Italy to ease some coronavirus restrictions

Italy will allow citizens to do more outdoor sports and exercise near their homes as of May 4, PM announces.Elad Benari, 27/04/2020 03:33
Coronavirus death rate down in Italy

Coronavirus death rate down in Italy

The number of dead in Italy dropped to 431 today. Spain saw an increased amount of victims, while 737 succumbed to the virus in the UK.Nissan Tzur, 12/04/2020 21:52
What did Italy do wrong and Taiwan do right?

What did Italy do wrong and Taiwan do right?

Will US become second Italy, or even worse? Can lives and economy be saved at same time? What did Taiwan do to keep the CCP virus in check?Mordechai Sones, 02/04/2020 20:50
Italy directs request to Israel's Health Ministry

Italy directs request to Israel's Health Ministry

Health Ministry in Italy asks to use Israeli Health Ministry's publicity video describing coronavirus infection chain.Mordechai Sones, 31/03/2020 18:26
Israeli, 82, dies of coronavirus in Italy

Israeli, 82, dies of coronavirus in Italy

Shmuel Safri identified as Israeli who died of coronavirus during trip to Italy. Israeli Consul is helping the family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/03/2020 22:03
Italy's coronavirus death toll surges by 919

Italy's coronavirus death toll surges by 919

Death toll from coronavirus in Italy rises by 919 to 9,134, the highest daily tally since the epidemic emerged.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/03/2020 21:48
Remembrance of things past

Remembrance of things past

People are writing to each other as if we lived in a previous century and had the luxury of time to do so. This awful epidemic is drawing many people closer together, at least virtually, and I am conjuring up scenes of Italy in better times. Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 24/03/2020 16:59
Italy is losing its grandparents

Italy is losing its grandparents

It is not only the loss of the elderly who succumb to the pandemic, it is the loss of everything they have yet to teach us about what counts in life. Giulio Meotti, 23/03/2020 21:35
Death toll in Italy from coronavirus continues to climb

Death toll in Italy from coronavirus continues to climb

Italy reports 793 new deaths from coronavirus, a one-day record that brings its total to 4,825.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2020 05:51
Israir to operate two flights to Italy

Israir to operate two flights to Italy

Israir to bring back Israelis from Italy in the wake of the outbreak of the coronavirus.Kobi Finkler, 22/03/2020 04:22
Italy records almost 6,000 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours

Italy records almost 6,000 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours

Italy sees staggering increase of 5,986 cases of COVID-19 since Thursday.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/03/2020 20:38
In Italy, it is not an epidemic - it is a nightmare

In Italy, it is not an epidemic - it is a nightmare

In Italy, Corona is killing hundreds of the elderly residing in nursing homes. These are the brave people who built up the country after WWII. Giulio Meotti, 20/03/2020 15:52
Italy's death toll from coronavirus surpasses China's

Italy's death toll from coronavirus surpasses China's

Italy's death toll from coronavirus rises to 3,405 since February 21.Ben Ariel, 20/03/2020 02:58
Italy reports record number of deaths from coronavirus in one day

Italy reports record number of deaths from coronavirus in one day

Italy reports 475 new deaths from COVID-19, the highest one-day official toll of any nation since the outbreak began.Elad Benari, 19/03/2020 03:39
“One crematorium won't be enough”. Italy at war with coronavirus

“One crematorium won't be enough”. Italy at war with coronavirus

In some cemeteries in the north the burial places have run out and the crematoria are working 24 hours a day, with the number of deaths growing day by day. Giulio Meotti, 18/03/2020 19:21
Former leader of Milan Jewish community dies of coronavirus

Former leader of Milan Jewish community dies of coronavirus

Michele Sciama, former secretary-general of the Jewish Community of Milan, dies of coronavirus at 79.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 17/03/2020 07:39
Israel leads in the battle against coronavirus

Israel leads in the battle against coronavirus

Israel took the danger seriously from the start and has done everything possible to contain it. If only my country, Italy, had been as wise. Giulio Meotti, 17/03/2020 06:24
Italy reports more than 3,000 new coronavirus cases in one day

Italy reports more than 3,000 new coronavirus cases in one day

Italy reports 3,590 additional cases of the coronavirus, its biggest one-day increase since the outbreak began.Elad Benari, 16/03/2020 05:03
Italy, Jerusalem stands with you

Italy, Jerusalem stands with you

Old City walls lit with colors of Italian flag in show of solidarity with Italian people over coronavirus crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2020 19:45
Italy records 250 new cases of coronavirus in one day

Italy records 250 new cases of coronavirus in one day

Number of deaths from coronavirus in Italy, the worst hit country in Europe, rises to 1,266.Elad Benari, Canada, 13/03/2020 22:06
Italian rabbi warns: 'Listen to the Israeli government - they're right'

Italian rabbi warns: 'Listen to the Israeli government - they're right'

'Our healthcare system is collapsing, listen to the Israeli government - they're right,' Chabad emissary to Milan warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/03/2020 11:29
Italy orders closure of shops amid coronavirus outbreak

Italy orders closure of shops amid coronavirus outbreak

Italian Prime Minister orders all shops closed except for supermarkets, food stores and chemists.Elad Benari, 12/03/2020 00:06
Italy in total lockdown until April as coronavirus spreads

Italy in total lockdown until April as coronavirus spreads

Italy's prime minister locks down entire nation of 60 million people after over 400 die from coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2020 18:39
Italian doctor describes dealing with coronavirus: 'This isn't flu, I'm shaking'

Italian doctor describes dealing with coronavirus: 'This isn't flu, I'm shaking'

Italy's Dr. Daniele Macchini, describes his experience with coronavirus. Here it is, translated from the original Italian.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/03/2020 14:01
Italy extends travel restrictions in attempt to stop coronavirus

Italy extends travel restrictions in attempt to stop coronavirus

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte announces he is extending restrictions on travel from the north to entire country.Ben Ariel, 09/03/2020 23:35
97 die of virus in past day

97 die of virus in past day

Number of deaths in country as result of virus rises to 463. World Health Organization finally declares coronavirus 'global pandemic'.Mordechai Sones, 09/03/2020 22:03
My Italy is at war with coronavirus

My Italy is at war with coronavirus

We read: “It may be necessary to set an age limit when entering the intensive care unit." Read these words again. Then read them again, so you will understand the tragedy a long time in the making. Giulio Meotti, 09/03/2020 00:12
Italy to impose lockdown on 16 million people in Lombardy and other regions

Italy to impose lockdown on 16 million people in Lombardy and other regions

New guidelines include lockdowns on Lombardy and 11 other provinces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2020 00:24
Italian rabbis publish prayer for well-being of coronavirus patients

Italian rabbis publish prayer for well-being of coronavirus patients

Rabbis in Italy, home to Europe's largest outbreak of coronavirus, compose prayer for victims.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 29/02/2020 23:43
Israeli woman becomes first patient-to-patient COVID-19 case

Israeli woman becomes first patient-to-patient COVID-19 case

Health Ministry: Man who returned from Italy worked in toy store before being diagnosed with coronavirus, infected wife.Orly Harari, 28/02/2020 12:23
Health Min. official: 'Over 1,400 Israelis have been ordered to self-quarantine'

Health Min. official: 'Over 1,400 Israelis have been ordered to self-quarantine'

Prof. Itamar Grotto talks about life in quarantine, says COVID-19 is similar to other coronaviruses, likely originated naturally.103FM, 25/02/2020 16:09
Israel issues northern Italy travel warning

Israel issues northern Italy travel warning

Health Ministry considering instructing those returning from state to remain in isolation. Within 1 day, 4 patients in Italy died of virus.Mordechai Sones, 24/02/2020 20:59
Health Minister Litzman warns Israelis against traveling to Italy

Health Minister Litzman warns Israelis against traveling to Italy

Health Min. Litzman may add Israelis returning from Italy, Australia to quarantine list, 'is not afraid to force quarantine.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/02/2020 11:47
15% of Italians say Holocaust never happened, poll finds

15% of Italians say Holocaust never happened, poll finds

New Italy Report poll shows Holocaust denial over five times higher than in 2004.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 01/02/2020 18:14
Anti-Semitic vandalism sparks Italy protest

Anti-Semitic vandalism sparks Italy protest

Hundreds protest in Mondovi, Italy, after vandals scrawl 'Jews Here' on door of concentration camp survivor.AFP, 25/01/2020 19:00
Anti-Semitic writing scrawled on Auschwitz survivor's door in Italy

Anti-Semitic writing scrawled on Auschwitz survivor's door in Italy

Anti-Semitic writing scrawled on door of now-deceased Holocaust survivor in Italian town of Mondovi.Elad Benari, Canada, 24/01/2020 21:43
'When I am PM, Italy will recognize J'lem as Israel's capital'

'When I am PM, Italy will recognize J'lem as Israel's capital'

Leading Italian prime ministerial candidate Matteo Salvini also says that the EU must ban the activities of the BDS movement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/01/2020 07:56
Italian police arrest suspected synagogue vandal caught on video

Italian police arrest suspected synagogue vandal caught on video

Police in Trieste, Italy use security camera footage to identify synagogue vandal, leading to his arrest.JTA, 16/01/2020 22:56
'How can a Jew be an occupier in Judea?'

'How can a Jew be an occupier in Judea?'

Head of Shomron Regional Council speaks to members of European Parliament, criticizes EU decision to label "settlement" products.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/12/2019 04:36
Italy uncovers plot to form new Nazi party

Italy uncovers plot to form new Nazi party

Italian police seize weapons and swords in raids targeting new Nazi party.Ben Ariel, 29/11/2019 01:13
Venice floods: Italian city hit by highest tide in 50 years

Venice floods: Italian city hit by highest tide in 50 years

Parts of the Italian city of Venice have been left under waterArutz Sheva Staff, 13/11/2019 14:07