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This Israeli fashion brand is bringing Palestinian embroidery to the world’s top stores

October 26th, 2020|Comments Off on This Israeli fashion brand is bringing Palestinian embroidery to the world’s top stores

Amit Luzon and Eyal Eliyahu wanted to establish a Middle Eastern streetwear brand, but a trip to the occupied territories revealed a whole new world to them. Now their Adish label is attracting international acclaim but criticism closer to home

How Israel’s string of peace deals triggered a Mideast arms race

October 26th, 2020|Comments Off on How Israel’s string of peace deals triggered a Mideast arms race

Peace typically means less defense spending, but the latest deals are defying that logic – Israel is spending more of its GDP on defense than it has in years

Turkish lira hits new lows on policy, geopolitical concerns

October 26th, 2020|Comments Off on Turkish lira hits new lows on policy, geopolitical concerns

Strains in ties with the United States, a row with France, a dispute between Turkey and Greece over maritime rights and the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh have all unsettled investors

Iran, Turkey and Qatar condemn France over religious ‘desecration’

October 25th, 2020|Comments Off on Iran, Turkey and Qatar condemn France over religious ‘desecration’

Why would small groups in Gaza, such as Islamic Jihad, suddenly care about a cartoon in France when they have more pressing issues? This is a sort of regional competition over who “defends Muslims.”

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Estonia imposes sanctions on Hezbollah

October 24th, 2020|Comments Off on Estonia imposes sanctions on Hezbollah

The sanctions will entail restrictions of entry to anyone associated with the terrorist group.

New clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh after Washington talks

October 24th, 2020|Comments Off on New clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh after Washington talks

Local officials accused Azerbaijan's forces of shelling buildings in Stepanakert, the largest city in the region, which Baku denied.

New clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh after Washington talks

October 24th, 2020|Comments Off on New clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh after Washington talks

Local officials accused Azerbaijan's forces of shelling buildings in Stepanakert, the largest city in the region, which Baku denied.

Warring Libya rivals sign ceasefire deal fundamental towards peace

October 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on Warring Libya rivals sign ceasefire deal fundamental towards peace

Acting United Nations envoy Stephanie Williams said the ceasefire would start immediately and all foreign fighters must quit Libya within three months.

More than 7,000 dead seals found along Namibian beach

October 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on More than 7,000 dead seals found along Namibian beach

Thousands of dead seal pups had washed ashore at Pelican Point peninsula, a tourist destination known for its colony of seals and school of dolphins.

From refugee camps to cybertech

October 13th, 2020|Comments Off on From refugee camps to cybertech

Meet the students who received an opportunity to change their narrative, and took the leap

Israel’s tale of two economies

October 12th, 2020|Comments Off on Israel’s tale of two economies

The pandemic has highlighted economic, as well as demographic, differences in Israel

The wonderful world of wood

September 10th, 2020|Comments Off on The wonderful world of wood

Wood is a very versatile material. It is used to produce beautiful furniture and works of art. Mahogany furniture fetches premium prices, and many works of art are made of wood.

Now on display at the Jerusalem Museum for Islamic Art: selloff

October 25th, 2020|Comments Off on Now on display at the Jerusalem Museum for Islamic Art: selloff

Financially strained, the L.A. Mayer Museum is auctioning off dozens of rare items, despite harsh criticism: 'They’re going for the easy way out'

With ‘Borat’ sequel, Sacha Baron Cohen offers hilarious foreign interference in the U.S. election

October 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on With ‘Borat’ sequel, Sacha Baron Cohen offers hilarious foreign interference in the U.S. election

The British comedian is at his most outrageous in ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,’ with unintentional co-stars such as Rudy Giuliani and a couple of QAnon conspiracy theorists. Plus, reviews of ‘On the Rocks’ and ‘Rebecca’

Medieval black death may have sped up because of droplets in the air

October 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Medieval black death may have sped up because of droplets in the air

The acceleration of bubonic plague infection in London over 300 years, to the 17th century, may indicate that the source of infection shifted from rats to ourselves

Google VP to offer Zoom event through ESRA

October 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Google VP to offer Zoom event through ESRA

"We had to act quickly and creatively to adapt to the new reality and provide support and monetary first aid to those in dire need," said ESRA CEO Sunny Marshanky.

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This Israeli fashion brand is bringing Palestinian embroidery to the world’s top stores

By | October 26th, 2020|Categories: Middle East|

Amit Luzon and Eyal Eliyahu wanted to establish a Middle Eastern streetwear brand, but a trip to the occupied territories revealed a whole new world to them. Now their Adish label is attracting international acclaim but criticism closer to home

Comments Off on This Israeli fashion brand is bringing Palestinian embroidery to the world’s top stores

How Israel’s string of peace deals triggered a Mideast arms race

By | October 26th, 2020|Categories: Middle East|

Peace typically means less defense spending, but the latest deals are defying that logic – Israel is spending more of its GDP on defense than it has in years

Comments Off on How Israel’s string of peace deals triggered a Mideast arms race

Turkish lira hits new lows on policy, geopolitical concerns

By | October 26th, 2020|Categories: Middle East|

Strains in ties with the United States, a row with France, a dispute between Turkey and Greece over maritime rights and the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh have all unsettled investors

Comments Off on Turkish lira hits new lows on policy, geopolitical concerns

Saudi-Led coalition says intercepted drone launched by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthis

By | October 26th, 2020|Categories: Middle East|

In recent days the coalition said it had intercepted and destroyed several explosive-laden drones launched by the Houthis

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Erdogan continues to insult Macron after France recalls ambassador to Turkey

By | October 26th, 2020|Categories: Middle East|

The French leader this month declared war on 'Islamist separatism,' which he believes is taking over some Muslim communities in France

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Israir under negotiations for purchase by UAE-based NY Koen Group

By | October 26th, 2020|Categories: Israel|

The opportunity for a UAE-based company to buy Israir comes following the signing of a normalization agreement between Israel and the UAE.

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