Daily Archives: January 6, 2019

China’s weakening economy is reason to work out trade deal, Trump says

By | 2019-01-06T22:25:24+00:00 January 6th, 2019|World|

After imposing hundreds of billions of dollars in tariffs on Chinese goods, Trump looks to resolve the trade war with China as U.S. officials are slated to meet with their Chinese counterparts this week

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Dutch couple finds forgotten Holocaust history in countryside home

By | 2019-01-06T20:18:58+00:00 January 6th, 2019|World|

During the Holocaust, Roxane van Iperen's dream home had been the center for one of the Netherlands' most daring rescue operations conducted by Jews for Jews

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Israeli army strikes two Hamas positions in Gaza Strip, IDF says

By | 2019-01-06T18:18:54+00:00 January 6th, 2019|Middle East|

The strike was in response to a suspicious cluster of balloons launched from the Strip found near Israeli communities near the Gaza border

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China refuses to back down over Muslim re-education camps despite global concern

By | 2019-01-06T17:59:33+00:00 January 6th, 2019|World|

Human rights groups and former detainees have said that conditions in the camps are poor, with inmates subject to abuse

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Harold Brown, ex-U.S. defense chief turned vocal advocate of nuclear arms control, dies at 91

By | 2019-01-06T17:49:20+00:00 January 6th, 2019|World|

Brown became Pentagon chief in 1977 and left in 1981, deeply disappointed that he was unable to convince the Senate to back the nuclear arms limitation treaty reached with the Soviet Union in 1979

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Egyptian police officer killed defusing bomb found near Coptic church in Cairo

By | 2019-01-06T17:43:55+00:00 January 6th, 2019|Middle East|

The device was one of two found on a nearby rooftop as part of a string of attacks on Egypt's Coptic Christians by Islamic insurgents

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With Israelis on the squad, Palestine’s soccer team storms the Asia Cup

By | 2019-01-06T17:26:59+00:00 January 6th, 2019|Middle East|

For the first time, the Palestinian national team is competing in the Asia Football Cup on merit. It'll have to beat Jordan and Syria to qualify for the next stage

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1,200-year-old Islamic-period town found in Israel, but you will never see it

By | 2019-01-06T17:23:23+00:00 January 6th, 2019|Entertainment|

Nebi Zechariah once housed Christians and Muslims living together, and now it's going to house a logistics center. Here’s why Israeli salvage digs almost always end in development

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Bloomberg negotiating for business news TV channel in Israel

By | 2019-01-06T16:44:25+00:00 January 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

There have been several failed attempts in the past to found a business channel in Israel, but now legislation has passed to relieve regularization. Producer Haim Slutzky is waiting for Bloomberg's decision

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