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Emirati builds bridges of peace through business

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The signing of the Abraham Accords is just the first step, and now it is the people’s turn to build the relationships.

Tunisian president rejects reshuffle, escalating political crisis

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The political paralysis comes as the COVID-19 crisis weakens an already battered economy, as both foreign lenders and Tunisia's powerful union urge fast reforms

Biden has to clean up Trump’s mess in the Middle East. There’s plenty of it

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From Iran to Israel, Damascus to Dubai, from exiting nuclear deals and withdrawing troops to brokering normalization and assassinations, Trump's four years have left deep scars. How will Biden engage with the region, and with Trump's legacy?

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Thunberg’s generation most likely to believe climate change is a crisis

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The poll comes at a critical time for governments as they plan stimulus packages to recover from the COVID-19 slump that will influence future generations, she added.

North Korean diplomat defects to South Korea -lawmaker

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Kuwait had been a key source of foreign currency for Pyongyang, which sent thousands of laborers there, mostly for construction projects.

China says US military in South China Sea not good for peace

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China has repeatedly complained about US Navy ships getting close to islands it occupies in the South China Sea, where Vietnam, Malaysia, the Philippines, Brunei and Taiwan all have competing claims.

Indonesia seizes Iran, Panama-flagged tankers

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Both the supertankers, each capable of carrying 2 million barrels of oil, were last spotted earlier this month off Singapore, shipping data on Refinitiv Eikon showed.

Israeli AI company Swapp raises $7 million dollars in seed money

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Swapp is a company that uses a single AI platform that it developed in order to help construction companies and real estate developers to easily develop their construction plans and their budget.

Israeli firms are to compete in New York’s new clean energy competition

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"NYPA's collaboration with Israeli technology companies will yield mutual benefit by introducing new solutions for commercial usage in large scale electric utilities."

Three Israeli start-ups appear in Forbes 2021 list

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Known as the Start-up Nation, Israel has proven to be one of the most advanced countries in the field of machine-learning.

Hi-Tech: Advanced solutions for current problems

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As we enter the third decade of the 21st century, humanity is facing two major challenges: the COVID-19 pandemic and the ravages caused by global warming.

Arts photographer Gadi Dagon dead at 63

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The prolific photographer began his career in the 1970s in print journalism, specializing in fashion, however, his true calling came with his discovery of the performing arts.

The book that sparked France’s MeToo Incest movement: ‘He Told Me Everyone Does It’

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In her new book ‘La Familia Grande’, Camille Kouchner accuses the jurist and media personality Olivier Duhamel of raping his stepson, her twin brother, and explains why, despite all, she does not want her stepfather to be sent to prison

A day at the museum

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A million years passes so quickly when you’re having a good time.

Behind the Glass Booth: Art and Eichmann’s trial

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The paintings that showed the horrors of the Nazi war criminal will be analyzed for Int’l Holocaust Day.

Arab-Israeli entrepreneurs get boost, mentorship program

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"In these times of growing uncertainty and increasing social gaps between diverse communities in Israel, we are proud to provide immediate support for Arab entrepreneurs."

Cyber sector jumps 70% in 2020

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Coronavirus caused massive need for readiness against hacking

Israeli Cybersecurity start-up completes $6.5 million funding round

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"History is full of stories about cases where there was an alert somewhere, but they did not see or hear it until they were questioned back after the disaster."

Israeli agricultural start-up Vertical Field signs agreement in UAE

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Within the agreement, Vertical Field will undergo a pilot program within the UAE, which will feature farms with some of the "most suitable crops for the local market."

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At-risk children received COVID vaccine despite lack of data – report

By | January 27th, 2021|Categories: Israel|

The Health Min. reportedly allowed children under 16 to receive the vaccine if they are at risk for complications caused by the virus.

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Despite 75% drop in suicide rates, public trust in IDF reporting drops

By | January 27th, 2021|Categories: Israel|

Some nine incidents of suspected suicide were reported in the IDF in 2020, while 12 incidents were reported in 2019.

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Israel Electric Corp. fined NIS 13 million for misuse of monopoly power

By | January 27th, 2021|Categories: Israel|

The decision found that the IEC misused its standing as a monopoly to harm those who would buy electricity from private electricity manufacturers.

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Thunberg’s generation most likely to believe climate change is a crisis

By | January 27th, 2021|Categories: World|

The poll comes at a critical time for governments as they plan stimulus packages to recover from the COVID-19 slump that will influence future generations, she added.

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