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Iran reportedly opens drone factory in Tajikistan

May 17th, 2022|Comments Off on Iran reportedly opens drone factory in Tajikistan

The manufacturing site, located in Tajikistan's capital, will oversee the production of the Iranian drone Ababil 2, Iran state media says

Hezbollah and allies lose majority in Lebanese parliament

May 17th, 2022|Comments Off on Hezbollah and allies lose majority in Lebanese parliament

Lebanon's election results, which could lead to sharper polarization between Hezbollah allies and opponents, reflect widespread anger regarding the country's economic collapse and fallout from the 2020 Beirut port explosion

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Ukraine could win war against Russia, NATO chief says

May 16th, 2022|Comments Off on Ukraine could win war against Russia, NATO chief says

The call, a break from earlier analyst predictions, comes amid Finland and Sweden's bid to join NATO and as Russia attempts to encircle Ukrainian forces in the eastern part of the country

Churchgoers detain gunman in deadly California shooting attack

May 16th, 2022|Comments Off on Churchgoers detain gunman in deadly California shooting attack

Just a day after 10 were killed in a shooting in upstate New York, a gunman killed one and injured others after opening fire in a Southern California church on Sunday

British-Israeli accused of funneling Russian money to U.K. ruling party

May 12th, 2022|Comments Off on British-Israeli accused of funneling Russian money to U.K. ruling party

One of the Conservative Party's biggest donors is suspected of secretly transferring hundreds of thousands of dollars to the party from a Russian account, the New York Times reported

Russia warns of ‘retaliatory steps’ if Finland joins NATO

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Russia says it will have to take steps 'to stop threats to its national security,' after Finnish leaders state country must apply to join NATO 'without delay'

Russia and Ukraine are fighting over memories of a previous war as well

May 8th, 2022|Comments Off on Russia and Ukraine are fighting over memories of a previous war as well

Ukraine’s national war museum has wasted no time in memorializing the current conflict, but painful questions of history and identity haven’t vanished from view either

Russia taking ‘colossal losses’ in Donbas battle, Ukraine says

April 29th, 2022|Comments Off on Russia taking ‘colossal losses’ in Donbas battle, Ukraine says

Russia tries to fully capture the Donbas as the U.S. doubles down support for Ukraine ■ Emergency workers are gathering up bodies from the streets of Mariupol ■ A journalist dies in a missile attack on Kyiv

History and energy: Understanding Germany’s shameful Russia policy

April 26th, 2022|Comments Off on History and energy: Understanding Germany’s shameful Russia policy

When the Russians invaded Ukraine at the end of February, it appeared to be a watershed moment for Germany. Yet two months on, the initial fighting talk by Chancellor Olaf Scholz has been replaced by pseudo-pacifism

France election results: Macron beats Le Pen in presidential runoff, projections show

April 24th, 2022|Comments Off on France election results: Macron beats Le Pen in presidential runoff, projections show

First projections showed Macron securing around 57-58 percent of the vote as Le Pen claimed 41.8 percent, with many of those who voted for the incumbent president doing so to stop the far-right challenger from reaching the Elysee Palace

ZIM reports record financial results for third quarter of 2021

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The Haifa-based shipping company posted a net profit for the third quarter of 2021 of $1.46 billion compared to $144 million in the third quarter of 2020.

Israeli startup using AI to disrupt airline pricing

November 3rd, 2021|Comments Off on Israeli startup using AI to disrupt airline pricing

Fetcherr is able to collaborate data from a variety of sources, including competitor offerings on multiple travel websites, sales volume levels, weather and political developments.

Lemonade launches AI-powered car insurance in US

November 3rd, 2021|Comments Off on Lemonade launches AI-powered car insurance in US

Lemonade Car is designed to offer better prices for safe and low-mileage drivers, as well as environment-friendly EVs and hybrid cars.

Itamar Medical acquired for $538 million

September 13th, 2021|Comments Off on Itamar Medical acquired for $538 million

Itamar Medical is focused on the development and commercialization of non-invasive medical devices and solutions to aid in the diagnosis of respiratory sleep disorders.

‘Everyone feared a lawsuit’: Joshua Cohen on winning a Pulitzer for ‘The Netanyahus’

May 16th, 2022|Comments Off on ‘Everyone feared a lawsuit’: Joshua Cohen on winning a Pulitzer for ‘The Netanyahus’

People ask Joshua Cohen if he’s heard from Benjamin Netanyahu about his book that satirizes the former prime minister’s years in America. Yet it was another leader who inspired him, he tells the Haaretz Weekly podcast

7,500-year-old burial in Eilat contains earliest Asherah

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In the barren hills over a Red Sea resort, a prehistoric site replete with religious symbolism may indicate the dawn of a new belief in life after death

‘I don’t feel fear. I don’t worry. I don’t recognize time’

May 13th, 2022|Comments Off on ‘I don’t feel fear. I don’t worry. I don’t recognize time’

Dr. Stephen Fulder, one of Israel’s leading meditation teachers, explains how to find calm in a chaotic, threatening world, and admits that he, too, sometimes experiences anxiety

Where exactly did John the Baptist baptize Jesus?

May 10th, 2022|Comments Off on Where exactly did John the Baptist baptize Jesus?

if Jesus was indeed baptized, then where? Biblical scholar Shimon Gibson reviews the geo-historical and archaeological evidence, or lack thereof, and presents a new theory

Where exactly did John the Baptist baptize Jesus?

May 10th, 2022|Comments Off on Where exactly did John the Baptist baptize Jesus?

if Jesus was indeed baptized, then where? Biblical scholar Shimon Gibson reviews the geo-historical and archaeological evidence, or lack thereof, and presents a new theory

Where exactly did John the Baptist baptize Jesus?

May 10th, 2022|Comments Off on Where exactly did John the Baptist baptize Jesus?

if Jesus was indeed baptized, then where? Biblical scholar Shimon Gibson reviews the geo-historical and archaeological evidence, or lack thereof, and presents a new theory

Before Stonehenge: Whispers of sanctity from 9,000 years ago

April 27th, 2022|Comments Off on Before Stonehenge: Whispers of sanctity from 9,000 years ago

A new study sheds light on the environmental conditions at Stonehenge at the dawn of humanity in Britain, on signs of cultural mixing – and one has to wonder about those weird pink rocks

Before Stonehenge: Whispers of sanctity from 9,000 years ago

April 27th, 2022|Comments Off on Before Stonehenge: Whispers of sanctity from 9,000 years ago

A new study sheds light on the environmental conditions at Stonehenge at the dawn of humanity in Britain, on signs of cultural mixing – and one has to wonder about those weird pink rocks

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Hezbollah and allies lose majority in Lebanese parliament

By | May 17th, 2022|Categories: Middle East|

Lebanon's election results, which could lead to sharper polarization between Hezbollah allies and opponents, reflect widespread anger regarding the country's economic collapse and fallout from the 2020 Beirut port explosion

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Israel says Iran has doubled 60% enriched uranium stockpile since March

By | May 17th, 2022|Categories: Middle East|

Defense minister Gantz warns Iran is now weeks away from accumulating sufficient material to construct a nuclear bomb

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Gunfire heard in Tripoli amid clashes over government power struggle

By | May 17th, 2022|Categories: Middle East|

The violence followed the armed arrival of Libya's appointed prime minister Fathi Bashagha, although he has since left the city, according to his office

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Safety advisor quits as thousands expected at Meron where 45 died last year

By | May 17th, 2022|Categories: Israel|

Kfir Malka, tasked with providing Israeli authorities and organizers expert advice for Wednesday's event, said that warning were ignored and outside interests were influencing decisions

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