Palestine Plans Digital Currency to End Israel Shekel Dependency

Israel, Shekel, Digital Currency

Months after Palestine’s current government was sworn in, the prime minister has revealed plans to develop a cryptocurrency meant to reduce dependence on Israel. According to the Anadolu Agency, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh stated that the digital currency will assist the territory to overcome the challenges currently being experienced as a result of the overreliance on the...

Trump Grants Amnesty to Illegal Immigrants in Golan Heights Under 'Israel's Sovereignty

Donald Trump

President Donald Trump overturned decades of U.S Middle East policy Thursday with the recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights area on the Syrian border. Noting the Golan Heights are of "critical strategic and security importance," Trump tweeted: After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which is of...