Daily Archives: February 1, 2019

Netanyahu: The A-G seems to have succumbed to pressure from the Left

By | 2019-02-01T15:17:28+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Israel|

Netanyahu continued to explain the consequences this type of indictment could have on the future of the State, claiming that such a decision before an election could help the Left rise to power.

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Pompeo says U.S. to suspend nuclear treaty with Russia

By | 2019-02-01T14:07:03+00:00 February 1st, 2019|World|

Washington announces suspension of compliance with Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with Russia, threatens total withdrawal if Russia does not end alleged violation of treaty.

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World Bank urges new Lebanese government to reform power sector

By | 2019-02-01T14:04:06+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Middle East|

In November, parliament had to approve over $400 million in extra-budgetary spending on fuel to avoid blackouts, adding to Lebanon's spiraling debt.

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Iran kicks off celebrations marking 40 years since Islamic Revolution

By | 2019-02-01T13:45:01+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Middle East|

Tehran's buildings lit up in the national colors and helicopters dropped flowers to mark the day Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned home from France after 14 years of exile

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Boycotting Israel has little appeal in the UK, Despite star power

By | 2019-02-01T13:19:45+00:00 February 1st, 2019|World|

Some insight can be found in the largest-ever poll on the popularity of the BDS campaign in Britain, the results of which were published Wednesday.

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Israel plans to displace some 1,000 Bedouins in the South to pave Route 6

By | 2019-02-01T12:07:24+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Israel|

According to the plan, those in the area will be resettled to ‘adjacent permanent settlements.’

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How Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption crackdown backfired

By | 2019-02-01T10:56:46+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Middle East|

Last October, Khashoggi was murdered by Saudi agents inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, sparking worldwide furor and criticism of Riyadh's human rights record.

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U.S. ends aid to West Bank, Gaza at Palestinian Authority’s request

By | 2019-02-01T10:46:03+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Middle East|

Move is linked to new U.S. law under which foreign aid recipients would be more exposed to anti-terror lawsuits ■ Decision sees end to $60 million in aid to PA security forces, which maintain relative quiet in West Bank

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