Daily Archives: January 25, 2019

Father of iconic Hebrew Pilots translation of Tolkien passed away, age 80

By | 2019-01-25T22:58:46+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Entertainment|

Rami Harpaz lead a group of IAF pilots in Egyptian captivity to translate the iconic fantasy work into Hebrew while in prison, the book introduced Tolkien to Israeli readers and remains iconic.

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Two years in, Gulf states disappointed in Trump on everything from Iran to peace

By | 2019-01-25T22:30:36+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Middle East|

Optimism has been replaced by confusion as Arab officials admit they have no idea what the U.S. president is trying to achieve, whether it’s Israeli-Palestinian peace or a sound strategy against Iran

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Supermodel Bar Refaeli among hosts announced for 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Israel

By | 2019-01-25T20:35:47+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Entertainment|

Television hosts Erez Tal, Assi Azar, and Lucy Ayoub will also host, while Madonna is reportedly in talks to perform

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Rival Netflix and Hulu docs about dire Fyre Festival are jaw-dropping delights

By | 2019-01-25T19:48:25+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Entertainment|

How come RBG only gets one documentary but the infamous 2017 musical blowout in the Bahamas gets two? Thank those short-suffering millennials

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Modern humans reached Spain earlier than thought

By | 2019-01-25T19:45:27+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Entertainment|

Discovery of advanced tools in Malaga thousands of years before modern humans were thought to be there may not be that odd: Humans in North Africa 300,000 years ago could see Spain from their porch, archaeologist points out

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Two Palestinians killed by Israeli fire during protests in West Bank and Gaza

By | 2019-01-25T18:23:19+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Middle East|

Authorities in Ramallah say 16-year-old killed, while Gaza Health Ministry says 25-year-old shot dead in border protests

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U.N. names members of international inquiry on Khashoggi murder

By | 2019-01-25T17:17:27+00:00 January 25th, 2019|World|

The UN rights office said in a statement that the independent panel would seek to establish "the nature and extent of States’ and individuals’ responsibilities for the killing".

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Iran showcases rapid deployment forces in army war games

By | 2019-01-25T13:42:31+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Middle East|

Deployed by transport planes and 60 helicopters, commandos hunted mock armed militants, while an armoured battalion blocked "enemy" forces trying to retreat, state media said.

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Iran’s Soleimani seeks new balance of terror with Israel. For now, he failed

By | 2019-01-25T11:43:44+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Israel|

Netanyahu and new army chief reap benefits from Syria strikes – but who will sound the alarm bells when Israel approaches the precipice of war?

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Israel warns Ireland against criminalizing products from beyond ’67 lines

By | 2019-01-25T11:32:23+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Israel|

Bill would mandate jail time or fines for selling wine from Golan, dates from Jordan Valley settlements, in Dublin.

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