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Israel can’t trust Russia to counter terrorism – or Iran

July 14th, 2019|

Netanyahu hails a new spirit of 'security cooperation' with Russia. There's just one problem: He can't trust a word they say. A Moscow terrorism trial riddled with state-run conspiracies and lies demonstrates clearly why

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Netanyahu: IDF the only army ready to fight Iran

July 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Netanyahu: IDF the only army ready to fight Iran

Speaking to members of the National Security College at the Prime Minister's Office, Netanyahu slammed the 2015 nuclear deal, saying that only he was against it at the time.

Afghan radio station shuts down after threats by suspected Taliban

July 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Afghan radio station shuts down after threats by suspected Taliban

The private radio station, Samaa, has been broadcasting political, religious, social and entertainment programmes in the central province of Ghazni since 2013.

Palestinians were spared Turkey’s rising anti-Arab hate. Until now

July 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Palestinians were spared Turkey’s rising anti-Arab hate. Until now

Resentment towards the half-million Syrian refugees in Istanbul, fueled by Turkey's economic crisis and populist political rhetoric, is metastasizing into a general hostility toward all Arabs - and Palestinians are caught in the backlash

Another leaked U.K. memo says Trump axed Iran deal just to spite Obama

July 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Another leaked U.K. memo says Trump axed Iran deal just to spite Obama

U.K. police are hunting the culprits behind the leak — and, contentiously, warned journalists that publishing the documents 'could also constitute a criminal offence'

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria, says Nasrallah

July 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria, says Nasrallah

In Syria, Turkish forces are deployed with the opposition in the northwest, U.S. troops are still stationed alongside Kurdish forces in the northeast and Russian troops remain in the west

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Massive floods in India, Nepal, Bangladesh cause millions to flee

July 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Massive floods in India, Nepal, Bangladesh cause millions to flee

Worst affected is the northern Indian state of Bihar, where some 1.9 million people have fled their homes due to rising waters, a state government release said.

Neo-Nazi faces sentencing in murder of protester in Charlottesville, VA

July 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Neo-Nazi faces sentencing in murder of protester in Charlottesville, VA

The night before, "Unite the Right" protesters had staged a torch-lit march through the nearby University of Virginia campus chanting racist and antisemitic slogans.

Iran and Russia to produce new surgeon robot

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The robot is being designed to do surgery remotely, when the original surgeon cannot be there.

AI to preserve Holocaust survivors stories long beyond their years

July 10th, 2019|Comments Off on AI to preserve Holocaust survivors stories long beyond their years

“With antisemitism on the rise, it’s crucial we keep the haunting memories and lessons of the Holocaust alive to ensure what our people endured is never forgotten," said Professor Dina Porat.

Time for Israel to understand China better, says TAU professor

July 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Time for Israel to understand China better, says TAU professor

“In a situation where understanding China seems to be of great importance to Israel, in the past couple of years, we have seen a decrease in numbers of students who study it.”

Shekel weighs in on autonomous retail revolution

June 29th, 2019|Comments Off on Shekel weighs in on autonomous retail revolution

According to a report by consulting firm McKinsey, more than 80% of US retail sales in 2020 will still occur within the four walls of a store.

prooV: Removing barriers to speedy innovation

June 23rd, 2019|Comments Off on prooV: Removing barriers to speedy innovation

prooV co-founders Toby Olshanetsky and Alexey Sapozhnikov know first-hand the pains of proof-of-concept testing.

Bizzabo builds a market for event success solutions

June 2nd, 2019|Comments Off on Bizzabo builds a market for event success solutions

Unlike the precise data offered by digital marketing and online sales, companies have struggled to gain insights into the benefits of networking and corporate exposure at conferences.

Paul Anka rocks Tel Aviv

July 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Paul Anka rocks Tel Aviv

A seemingly ageless idol connects yet again with his many admirers.

Culture Report: A Literary Haven at Mishkenot Sha’ananim

July 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Culture Report: A Literary Haven at Mishkenot Sha’ananim

Amos Oz, who died in December, was to celebrate his 80th birthday at the opening event of the festival in May 2019. Instead, a tribute to Oz was held in his memory.

Sundance in Jerusalem

July 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Sundance in Jerusalem

Programming director of famed US film fest journeys to Israel to chair jury of Sam Spiegel Lab competition

Not just fiddling around

July 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Not just fiddling around

18-year-old David Roth is making heads turn with the Young Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

PepsiCo CEO: Sodastream growth exceeding our expectations

July 11th, 2019|Comments Off on PepsiCo CEO: Sodastream growth exceeding our expectations

CEO Daniel Birnbaum and other SodaStream executive officers remained at the company following the completion of the acquisition.

Internet outages this month were result of bad luck, not hackers

July 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Internet outages this month were result of bad luck, not hackers

According to a report by TechCrunch, the internet failures first began on June 2 when most service on the U.S. east coast was knocked out for over three hours by a huge Google Cloud outage.

Alexa co-creator: Digital world forgot importance of real dialogue

July 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Alexa co-creator: Digital world forgot importance of real dialogue

"We got obsessed with the interface as opposed to how we use technology to really connect and understand the consumer," said Alex Spinelli, who now serves as LivePerson chief technology officer.

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