Daily Archives: January 21, 2019

School girls killed by Jordanian soldier remembered at tree-planting ceremony

By | 2019-01-21T23:41:48+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Middle East|

While they were at the Island of Peace in Naharayim, Ahmed Daqamseh, a Jordanian soldier in an observation tower, opened fire, killing the seven girls and wounding 13 others, including one teacher.

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Six Palestinian inmates, three guards wounded in riots at three Israeli prisons

By | 2019-01-21T21:04:01+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Middle East|

Prisoners were protesting an unannounced cell search for Islamic Jihad-affiliated prisoners, where seized contraband included weapons, cellphones, SIM cards and banned written material

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Shari Arison, Israel’s wealthiest woman, divests her empire at bargain basement prices

By | 2019-01-21T20:57:22+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Billionaire heiress has sold two businesses at steep discounts and looks to be doing the same with Bank Hapoalim

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Iran expected to escalate responses to IDF strikes in Syria, Israeli defense officials believe

By | 2019-01-21T20:44:34+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Middle East|

Although Iran’s economic situation and its involvement in the war in Yemen has led it to reduce its presence in Syria, it has not given up its desire to solidify its control there

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

By | 2019-01-21T17:54:23+00:00 January 21st, 2019|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 | 2019-01-21T17:38:59+00:00 January 21st, 2019|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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