Friday, April 3, 2020

Netanyahu asks Putin to pardon an Israeli convicted of drug trafficking

Featured

Italy shows anger over EU’s ignorance: Appreciates China, Russia and Pakistan’s help

The Public's response against the European Union in Italy is developing as individuals have barraged the coalition with allegations...

Breaking: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for Coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for the coronavirus after experiencing "mild symptoms". "After seeing mild symptoms yesterday (Thursday),...

3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits after the Corona outbreak

The US Department of Labor announced a record increase in the application for unemployment benefits in the United States...
Sajid Aziz
Sajid Aziz
Sajid Aziz, an Investigative Journalist is perhaps among very rare journalists who have performed in every form of journalism i.e. Newspaper, Radio, TV, Wire Service, Online, Web-Service, Magazines, etc.He also worked as Sports Editor in wire agency PPI. He has obtained many certificates in journalism from foreign organizations including Reuters Thomson, Commonwealth Journalists' Organization, US Consulate, etc. He is also the president of Media For Diversity, an organization of professional journalists. He can be reached at [email protected]

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to pardon an Israeli with US citizenship who was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison after finding fines of cannabis plant in her luggage at Moscow airport.

The case of Naama Issachar caused a rare public dispute between Jerusalem and Moscow. Her family says the New Jersey-born woman has been punished more than she deserves to pressure Israel to release a Russian held in Israel at the request of the United States.

Naama was arrested in April after police found nine grams of cannabis plant in her luggage as she stopped at the airport en route from India to Israel.

She was sentenced on Friday for drug trafficking.

Netanyahu appears to rule out any exchange of Israeli prisoners in Russian custody, saying that the Israeli Supreme Court has approved his extradition to the United States.

Read also: Netanyahu approves Israeli settlement in the West Bank

Sajid Aziz
Sajid Aziz
Sajid Aziz, an Investigative Journalist is perhaps among very rare journalists who have performed in every form of journalism i.e. Newspaper, Radio, TV, Wire Service, Online, Web-Service, Magazines, etc.He also worked as Sports Editor in wire agency PPI. He has obtained many certificates in journalism from foreign organizations including Reuters Thomson, Commonwealth Journalists' Organization, US Consulate, etc. He is also the president of Media For Diversity, an organization of professional journalists. He can be reached at [email protected]

Latest News

Italy shows anger over EU’s ignorance: Appreciates China, Russia and Pakistan’s help

The Public's response against the European Union in Italy is developing as individuals have barraged the coalition with allegations...

Breaking: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for Coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for the coronavirus after experiencing "mild symptoms". "After seeing mild symptoms yesterday (Thursday), the prime minister was tested...

3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits after the Corona outbreak

The US Department of Labor announced a record increase in the application for unemployment benefits in the United States in the week that ended...

World Bank asks bilateral creditors to suspend debt payments from IDA countries

The World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund have issued the following joint statement to the G20 concerning debt relief for the poorest countries: The...

Turkish doctor: Turkey could have as many as 145,000 undiagnosed coronavirus cases

Dr. Muhammet Emin Akkoyunlu, a chest specialist at the Medipol University Hospital, revealed that the number of Coronavirus infections in Turkey could be around...

Related News