Haifa has become a new entry point for goods from Turkey towards the Arab world. Cargo ships bring in trucks avoiding the Syrian war Zone. Israelis hope this new trade route is here to stay.
Russia and Syria have announced a deal to de-escalate conflict in a rebel-held stronghold outside Damascus. The US, Russia and Jordan brokered a similar agreement earlier this month in southern Syria.
On the sidelines of the G20 summit, the United States and Russia have agreed to a ceasefire for parts of Syria. Jordan has confirmed that it is party to the accord, which is scheduled to begin at the weekend.
The Six-Day War began 50 years ago: Israel attacked three of its Arab neighbors, who had threatened to annihilate the Jewish state. Effects of Israel's victory are still felt in the region today. Tania Krämer, Jerusalem.
Germany's government has recommended pulling the Bundeswehr from the Incirlik air base. Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said earlier that the troops at Incirlik could be moved from Turkey to a base in Jordan.
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