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Jordan and Syria reopen Nassib border crossing

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The Syrian government retook the area around the Nassib border crossing with Jordan in July during a Russian-backed offensive to drive rebels from their stronghold in southwest Syria.

Saudis threaten global economic repercussions if punished for ‘murdered’ journalist

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U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday that there would be 'severe punishment' for Saudi Arabia if it turns out that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul

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Tens of thousands march against racism and rise of far right in Berlin

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The marchers chanted anti-Nazi slogans and carried signs reading 'More love, less hate,' 'Build bridges not walls,' 'United against racism,' and 'No room for Nazis'

Your Taxes: Less VAT on VCs?

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So if your tax planning is at odds with an ITA position, you must tell them so they know where to start a tax audit.

Netanyahu: Israel-Intel partnership only ‘just begun’

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The meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office follows chipmaker Intel’s annual high-level strategic meeting this week, an event bringing together all its senior management for the first time in Israel.

A cornucopia

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“The price of a solar energy system for private homes or small businesses ranges from NIS 50,000 to NIS 80,000,” explains Semo, “and not everyone can spend that sum of money right away."

Pure ‘piyutim’

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The Israeli Vocal Ensemble preserves the ethnic spirit of the piyut in two upcoming concerts.

We shouldn’t take God’s name in vain. But what is it?

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The true pronunciation of YHWH has long been lost, partly because 2,500 years ago, Jews decided it was too sacred to say aloud, and failed to preserve the way it was said

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Australian PM tells Netanyahu: We may recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move embassy

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Australia would be the second major country, after the United States, to make such a move

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When embassies become places of terror: A look back at horrific incidents in history

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Amid the chaos surrounding the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, memories of similar instances of diplomatic missions gone awry come up

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Could beer end climate change denial – and save the planet?

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How many bottles of beer will be lost from the wall if climate change isn’t checked? 30.3 billion a year at the least, Haaretz calculates based on groundbreaking study on barley yield

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Tens of thousands march against racism and rise of far right in Berlin

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The marchers chanted anti-Nazi slogans and carried signs reading 'More love, less hate,' 'Build bridges not walls,' 'United against racism,' and 'No room for Nazis'

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Netflix’s ‘July 22’ offers an almost feel-good message about Norway neo-Nazi massacre

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In ‘22 July,’ his first film for Netflix, Paul Greengrass has turned the horrific neo-Nazi massacre in Norway in 2011 into a wakeup call for our times

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