1. The United States on Tuesday accused Israel of “expropriating land” in the Jordan Valley after it reclassified as state land 2,342 dunams (578 acres) near the Palestinian city of Jericho.
Read more: US accuses Israel of expropriating 2,342 dunams in the Jordan Valley
2. The annual World Happiness Report published on Tuesday by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) ranked Israel as the 11th happiest country in the world for a third year in a row.
Read more: Where did Israel place on the 2016 world happiness index?