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Iran impatient to fight and destroy Israel, says air force chief

January 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Iran impatient to fight and destroy Israel, says air force chief

Gen. Aziz Nassirzadeh as saying that the Air Force’s 'young generation are impatient and ready for a fight against the Zionist regime to wipe it off the Earth'

Anti-Assad activist hacked to death in Germany

January 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Anti-Assad activist hacked to death in Germany

The mass-circulation daily Bild reported that an acquaintance of the victim told the publication that Joune was "likely murdered because of his political activities" against Assad.

Germany bans Iranian terror-linked airline after U.S. pressure

January 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Germany bans Iranian terror-linked airline after U.S. pressure

The United States imposed sanctions on Mahan Air in 2011, saying it provided financial and other support to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards.

U.S. forces at Syria checkpoint rammed by suicide bomber

January 21st, 2019|Comments Off on U.S. forces at Syria checkpoint rammed by suicide bomber

The coalition said a convoy with allied Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) was involved in an attack, but there were no American casualties.

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EU sanctions Russians, Syrians over use of chemical weapons

January 21st, 2019|Comments Off on EU sanctions Russians, Syrians over use of chemical weapons

The bloc's foreign ministers slap travel bans and asset freezes on nine people blamed for a nerve agent attack in Britain and a Syrian research center for chemical weapons

Chinese scientist who made gene-edited babies evaded oversight to seek fame

January 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Chinese scientist who made gene-edited babies evaded oversight to seek fame

Investigators in the southern province of Guangdong determined Dr. He Jiankui organized and handled funding for the experiment without outside assistance in violation of national guidelines

Zazzle pulls antisemitic T-shirt after complaints

January 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Zazzle pulls antisemitic T-shirt after complaints

Company that sells user-designed products said 'At least I'm not Jewish' shirt violated its terms of service.

Netanyahu set to arrive in Chad and re-establish the ties cut in 1972

January 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Netanyahu set to arrive in Chad and re-establish the ties cut in 1972

But left-wing legislator Tamar Zandberg wants the Foreign Ministry to publish Netanyahu’s complete schedule and the list of participants ‘to ensure that no dubious arms deals are concluded’

Cook like you’re in the movies: Hollywood stars kitchens revealed

January 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Cook like you’re in the movies: Hollywood stars kitchens revealed

The kitchen is the most important room in house, it’s not for nothing that Hollywood stars choose to invest huge amounts of money in hiring the best designers in the world to work on it.

Japanese conglomerate launches in Israel

January 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Japanese conglomerate launches in Israel

Komatsu’s activity in the past year was about $18 billion, and it is the second largest in the world in the production and marketing of heavy equipment.

Senior Japanese business delegation in Israel to boost ties

January 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Senior Japanese business delegation in Israel to boost ties

"This visit and its results constitute a further milestone in strengthening economic relations between Israel and one of the most significant economies in the world."

Israeli exports break record in 2018

January 8th, 2019|Comments Off on Israeli exports break record in 2018

"During a year in which the world trade market was shaken up, I am particularly pleased to see that Israeli exports have continued to grow"- Ohad Cohen, head of the Foreign Trade Administration

Facial recognition technology highly beneficial in genetic medicine

January 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Facial recognition technology highly beneficial in genetic medicine

DeepGestalt achieved 91% accuracy in identifying the correct syndrome on 502 images representing over 200 different genetic syndromes, and outperformed expert clinicians in three experiments.

In the bigynnyng: A brief history of the English Bible

January 18th, 2019|Comments Off on In the bigynnyng: A brief history of the English Bible

In the beginning there was a 4th-century Latin translation of the Hebrew Bible, but over the millennia a myriad English translations 'moved vpon the water'

Israeli giraffe celebrates her 29th birthday with cake

January 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Israeli giraffe celebrates her 29th birthday with cake

Denisa’s keepers at Ramat Gan’s Safari explain how they keep her — one of the world’s oldest giraffes — spry

Tel Aviv Museum of Art drew over a million visitors in 2018

January 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Tel Aviv Museum of Art drew over a million visitors in 2018

In recent months there have been long lines to see the “Modern Times” exhibition featuring masterpieces by many great 19th and 20th-century artists

‘Vice’ is as heartless as Dick Cheney

January 15th, 2019|Comments Off on ‘Vice’ is as heartless as Dick Cheney

In ‘Vice,’ Christian Bale gives an amazing performance as Dick Cheney, but the film misses the real story of the man who ran roughshod over the U.S. Constitution

The race for the next Dead Sea Scrolls, and why we may lose it

January 16th, 2019|Comments Off on The race for the next Dead Sea Scrolls, and why we may lose it

Decades after first ancient Jewish texts were found at Qumran, hundreds of caves around the Dead Sea could yield more. But we have to hurry

Exit nation? Israeli exits decline in 2018

January 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Exit nation? Israeli exits decline in 2018

"The Israeli start-up landscape in 2018 took another step in the global direction of more money funneled into less deals," said Benzi Segev, CEO of IVC Research Center.

Israel ‘needs national AI program’ to lead global hi-tech

January 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Israel ‘needs national AI program’ to lead global hi-tech

Countries including China, South Korea, France, Taiwan, Singapore and Canada are among those to make hefty, even multi-billion dollar, investments in artificial intelligence strategies to date.

Damascus museum restores ancient Palmyra artifacts damaged by ISIS

January 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Damascus museum restores ancient Palmyra artifacts damaged by ISIS

Centuries-old statues and sculptures were wrecked by the jihadists when they twice seized control of the old city in central Syria during the country's war, which will enter its ninth year in March

‘Dancing at both weddings’ as an American oleh

January 9th, 2019|Comments Off on ‘Dancing at both weddings’ as an American oleh

A sizable number of U.S. institutions no longer wish to custody or manage investments on behalf of citizens who are no longer resident in the U.S.

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Israel and Iran are on a collision course in Syria – and the U.S. and Russia don’t care

By | January 21st, 2019|Categories: Middle East|

Sunday's escalation in Damascus shows what happens when the two global powers' inaction create a vacuum in the Middle East

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Benny Morris, you’re wrong: Jews and Arabs can live together. And they already do

By | January 21st, 2019|Categories: Middle East|

Benny Morris is convinced that what prevailed in the past will also exist in the future. As a historian, he should know this isn’t the case, not forever

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Iran impatient to fight and destroy Israel, says air force chief

By | January 21st, 2019|Categories: Middle East|

Gen. Aziz Nassirzadeh as saying that the Air Force’s 'young generation are impatient and ready for a fight against the Zionist regime to wipe it off the Earth'

Comments Off on Iran impatient to fight and destroy Israel, says air force chief