Daily Archives: January 17, 2019

Report: U.S. will not intervene if IDF attacks Shi’ite militias in Iraq

By | 2019-01-17T22:29:00+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Middle East|

Iraq's Prime Minister expressed his fear about the possible move and told Secretary Mike Pompeo that if this were to happen, it will have dire and dangerous consequences for the region.

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Israeli officials discount U.S. concerns over China: ‘The security warnings are a joke’

By | 2019-01-17T22:24:13+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

'If they want to gather intelligence, they can simply rent an apartment in Haifa instead of investing in ownership of a port'

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Business in Brief: We’re in talks with Egypt on underseas gas pipeline, Israeli energy minister says

By | 2019-01-17T20:24:43+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

B-Communications seeking new capital to avoid debt bailout ■ Itamar Medical places shares on way to Wall Street listing ■ Tel Aviv shares end mixed

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From Ukraine with love (or at least admiration, with much in common)

By | 2019-01-17T19:34:39+00:00 January 17th, 2019|World|

The complex relationship between Jerusalem and Kiev will come to the fore next week when Poroshenko arrives for a state visit.

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Netta Barzilai turned down fashion company that didn’t have XL sizes

By | 2019-01-17T19:14:21+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Entertainment|

In an emotional interview, the famous singer and winner of 2018 Eurovision said she can not present a company which "makes little girls feel awful."

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Protesters clash with Sudan police in latest anti-Bashir unrest

By | 2019-01-17T15:52:37+00:00 January 17th, 2019|World|

Demonstrations also erupted in three other cities as part of a four-week long unrest that poses the most persistent challenge to Bashir's grip since he took power in a coup in 1989.

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In first, Arab countries admit Israel into a regional alliance. But there is a price

By | 2019-01-17T14:05:06+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Middle East|

Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum, which counts Egypt, Jordan and Palestinian Authority as members, could serve as level to pressure Israel and interfere with domestic energy development

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Jewish-American businessman killed in Nairobi terrorist attack survived 9/11 attacks in N.Y.C.

By | 2019-01-17T13:13:14+00:00 January 17th, 2019|World|

Jason Spindler’s Houston-based family was flying to Kenya to retrieve his body and would hold a funeral service for him on Monday on what would have been his 41st birthday

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Hours after ISIS kills U.S. troops in Syria, Pence says Islamic State defeated

By | 2019-01-17T12:54:33+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Middle East|

The Pentagon said two U.S. service members, a Department of Defense civilian employee and one contractor working for the military were killed and three service members were injured

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