Israel launched a search and rescue operation to find her, and officials from the U.S. Embassy have been involved in the process.
A convoy of US navy warships passed through the Suez Canal in Egypt on August 25 on their way to the Mediterranean Sea. It is not clear whether the vessels were bound for the coast of Syria, but both Russia and the US have periodically increased their military footprint in the region as the blood civil war in Syria continues. The canal is one of the world’s busiest waterways and a vital source of foreign currency revenue for Egypt’s economy.
Haifa has ambitious plans to become ‘Barcelona by the Bay.’ But some powerful players make it unlikely that the Israeli port will resemble the Spanish paradise anytime soon.
Israelis have been shunning Whoppers, causing Burger King to shut down all of its 55 locations over there, according to an article on JTA’s website.