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‘A tragic mistake’: U.S. says Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians, including children

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The Pentagon had said the strike targeted an Islamic State suicide bomber who posed an imminent threat to U.S. troops at Kabul airport. A top U.S. army official says he now believed it unlikely that those killed were dangerous

After Palestinian escape, Israel’s prison chief faces moment of truth

September 17th, 2021|Comments Off on After Palestinian escape, Israel’s prison chief faces moment of truth

It may be convenient for Bennett to blame the failures on Netanyahu, but in this case he’s mostly right ■ Israel should consider a different approach on Gaza captives and fallen soldiers

Moroccan FM: Israel must be stakeholder not outsider in the Middle East

September 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Moroccan FM: Israel must be stakeholder not outsider in the Middle East

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid plans to virtually participate in an event to mark the anniversary together with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and foreign ministers from UAE, Bahrain and Morocco.

Iran joins expanding Asian security body led by Moscow, Beijing

September 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Iran joins expanding Asian security body led by Moscow, Beijing

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization was formed in 2001 for Russia, China and ex-Soviet states in Central Asia to function as a counterweight to Western influence in the region

Schism between U.S. and Israel on Iran may grow in coming months

September 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Schism between U.S. and Israel on Iran may grow in coming months

Beyond the familiar veneer, a substantial gap in definition and policy toward Iran's nuclear plans is forming between Jerusalem and Washington

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Sheikh Jarrah activists included in Time Magazine most influential list

September 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Sheikh Jarrah activists included in Time Magazine most influential list

Mohammed El-Kurd and Muna El-Kurd made Time Magazine's 100 most influential people list for 2021, but the decision has been met with heavy criticism from NGOs and Israeli activists.

Blinken: US will help foster further Israeli ties with Arab states

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The event held with Secretary of State Antony Blinken's counterparts from Israel, the UAE, Bahrain and Morrocco was the first of the Biden administration's embrace of the Abraham Accords.

UN envoy of ousted Afghan government asks to keep New York seat

September 17th, 2021|Comments Off on UN envoy of ousted Afghan government asks to keep New York seat

It was not immediately clear if the Taliban, who seized power last month as US and foreign forces withdrew after a 20-year war, would put forward their own envoy to the United Nations.

September 11, 20 years later

September 15th, 2021|Comments Off on September 11, 20 years later

However obvious that may seem today – 20 years later – it was not so clear to US media then that their country was under attack.

Polish ruling party set to renew bid for passage of media reform bill

September 15th, 2021|Comments Off on Polish ruling party set to renew bid for passage of media reform bill

The bill outlines reforms that would strengthen a ban on companies from outside the European Economic Area controlling Polish broadcasters. There are concerns it will infringe upon media freedoms.

Itamar Medical acquired for $538 million

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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.

Business delegation heads to UAE ahead of World Expo

September 13th, 2021|Comments Off on Business delegation heads to UAE ahead of World Expo

Israel is approaching the event as a great opportunity to present its economic and tourism strengths to a new audience.

Seven smart pension strategies for women

August 25th, 2021|Comments Off on Seven smart pension strategies for women

There are several strategies women can implement at a young age in order to increase their chances to retire securely, and even with economic well-being.

Mobileye to help Toyota drivers to keep an eye on the road

May 19th, 2021|Comments Off on Mobileye to help Toyota drivers to keep an eye on the road

Toyota Motor Corp has chosen Jerusalem-based Mobileye to develop Advanced Driver Assistance Systems for use in multiple vehicle platforms.

‘God tells women, enjoy yourself first’: The educator fomenting an Orthodox sexual revolution

September 17th, 2021|Comments Off on ‘God tells women, enjoy yourself first’: The educator fomenting an Orthodox sexual revolution

Dr. Michal Prins, founder of the Center for Jewish Intimacy, urges Israel's Orthodox community to reexamine the boundaries of its sexuality and be receptive to a more open discourse. She’s also not afraid to discuss the prohibition on touching. Just do...

The best and brightest appear on screen at the Haifa International Film Festival

September 16th, 2021|Comments Off on The best and brightest appear on screen at the Haifa International Film Festival

The 37th Haifa International Film Festival, one of the most enjoyable film festivals in Israel, will run from September 19-28 at the Haifa Cinematheque and other theaters around the city.

Where to go and what do do over the Sukkot holiday

September 16th, 2021|Comments Off on Where to go and what do do over the Sukkot holiday

Over the eight-day Sukkot educational hiatus, adults and children alike can find themselves at a loose end. Luckily there is an abundance of cultural and arts events going on.

Why the world’s most ancient terrain hasn’t changed in 2 million years

September 16th, 2021|Comments Off on Why the world’s most ancient terrain hasn’t changed in 2 million years

If hominids who emerged from Africa reached the area of today’s Israel, they trod the same gravel we are walking on today. A sweaty journey to the place where there is literally nothing new under the sun, just 100 kilometers north of Eilat

Jerusalem highlights: Week of September 17-23

September 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Jerusalem highlights: Week of September 17-23

Don't know what to do in Jerusalem the coming week? Here's a list of suggestions.

Israeli app lets everyone track wildfires in real-time

September 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Israeli app lets everyone track wildfires in real-time

Breezometer provides information about wildfires around the world, tracking their spread to help ensure people's health and safety.

Education transformed through art, technology skills: A-CAT

September 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Education transformed through art, technology skills: A-CAT

The Akko Center for Arts and Technology (A-CAT) is a center offering art education and career training to at-risk youth and adults.

Designed in space, Asterra finds leaks and hazards under the Earth

September 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Designed in space, Asterra finds leaks and hazards under the Earth

Asterra, a company founded by a geophysics expert who worked on finding water reserves on Mars, has found a way to identify leaks in underground pipes that transport treated water.

Cyber startup Rezilion raises $30 million

September 13th, 2021|Comments Off on Cyber startup Rezilion raises $30 million

The investment will be used to rapidly scale Rezilion’s go-to-market approach.

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‘A tragic mistake’: U.S. says Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians, including children

By | September 17th, 2021|Categories: Middle East|

The Pentagon had said the strike targeted an Islamic State suicide bomber who posed an imminent threat to U.S. troops at Kabul airport. A top U.S. army official says he now believed it unlikely that those killed were dangerous

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After Palestinian escape, Israel’s prison chief faces moment of truth

By | September 17th, 2021|Categories: Middle East|

It may be convenient for Bennett to blame the failures on Netanyahu, but in this case he’s mostly right ■ Israel should consider a different approach on Gaza captives and fallen soldiers

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Islamic Jihad inmates, Israel holding talks on prison conditions, Palestinian reports say

By | September 17th, 2021|Categories: Middle East|

Inmates linked with Islamic Jihad were dispersed across Israel's jails after six prisoners escaped from Gilboa Prison in the north, four of whom were captured last week

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‘God tells women, enjoy yourself first’: The educator fomenting an Orthodox sexual revolution

By | September 17th, 2021|Categories: Entertainment|

Dr. Michal Prins, founder of the Center for Jewish Intimacy, urges Israel's Orthodox community to reexamine the boundaries of its sexuality and be receptive to a more open discourse. She’s also not afraid to discuss the prohibition on touching. Just do...

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U.S. marks Abraham Accords anniversary, with no mention of Trump or Netanyahu

By | September 17th, 2021|Categories: Israel|

Foreign Minister Lapid says the 'club is open for new members,' while the signatories hope other countries will join 'this new era of cooperation and friendship'

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Moroccan FM: Israel must be stakeholder not outsider in the Middle East

By | September 17th, 2021|Categories: Middle East|

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid plans to virtually participate in an event to mark the anniversary together with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and foreign ministers from UAE, Bahrain and Morocco.

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