Daily Archives: February 15, 2019

US ambassador slams German gov’t for celebrating Iran’s revolution

By | 2019-02-15T22:14:20+00:00 February 15th, 2019|World|

“No one should confuse the desire to have dialogue with a celebration marking 40 years of brutality"- US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell.

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Hezbollah airs new footage of 2015 attack where two Israeli soldiers were killed

By | 2019-02-15T22:07:38+00:00 February 15th, 2019|Israel|

Video shows launch and impact of anti-tank missile at Israeli army vehicle in disputed border area

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As Israel’s hard right links up, what are the possible mergers ahead of the election?

By | 2019-02-15T22:00:08+00:00 February 15th, 2019|Israel|

Benny Gantz very much wants to unite with a party keen on socio-economic affairs, but is getting a cold shoulder ■ Center-left groupings seem unlikely, but don't count them out just yet

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Israel funded over 200 gender-segregated events, violating government resolution

By | 2019-02-15T20:49:07+00:00 February 15th, 2019|Israel|

Israel allocated 15.4 million shekels ($4.2 million) for gender-segregated events in the past three years, for cultural as well as religious activities

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U.S. pullout from Syria benefits Iran, says French FM, decrying Trump’s ‘mystery’ policy

By | 2019-02-15T20:11:59+00:00 February 15th, 2019|World|

'How can one be very firm against Iran and at the same time abandon northeast Syria?' Foreign Minister Le Drian tells U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham

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Police scramble for evidence in suspected murder of 4-year-old by mother in southern Israel

By | 2019-02-15T19:45:13+00:00 February 15th, 2019|Israel|

Four days after his death, the boy hasn't been buried yet as his biological father lives in Ukraine – and no one can legally approve the burial

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Trump makes his case for Nobel Peace Prize, complains he’ll never get it

By | 2019-02-15T18:50:57+00:00 February 15th, 2019|Middle East|

"They gave it to Obama. He didn't even know what he got it for. He was there for about 15 seconds and he got the Nobel Prize. He said, 'Oh, what did I get it for?'" Trump grumbled.

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NBA, U.S. Tennis, Sky, urge U.S. action on alleged Saudi TV piracy

By | 2019-02-15T18:34:04+00:00 February 15th, 2019|Middle East|

BeoutQ is widely available in Saudi Arabia. But Riyadh says it is not based there and authorities are committed to fighting piracy.

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Turkish police believe Khashoggi’s body was burned, report says

By | 2019-02-15T18:29:35+00:00 February 15th, 2019|Middle East|

The consulate had two wells and a gas and wood floor furnace that could reach heat of over 1,000 degrees, destroying any DNA traces, says state-run Anadolu news agency

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