Daily Archives: March 6, 2019

Far-left candidate banned from Israeli election for ‘supporting terror’ hours after Kahanist leader allowed to run

By | 2019-03-06T22:31:55+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Israel|

Attorney general opposed petitions to disqualify Hadash-Ta'al member Ofer Cassif from running in the upcoming election

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Two Israeli films, one starring transgender woman, to be screened at Tribeca Film Festival

By | 2019-03-06T21:38:13+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Israel|

This year’s features program includes 103 films – half directed by women, and 29%, says the festival, by people of color

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Hundreds of ISIS fighters attempt escape from besieged Syrian town

By | 2019-03-06T21:07:22+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Middle East|

Some 400 Islamic State fighters were captured trying to escape Baghouz along with smugglers, according to the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces

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Israel and Jordan in talks to solve Temple Mount crisis

By | 2019-03-06T21:07:04+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Middle East|

The effort comes after a meeting was canceled between the compound's Islamic custodian and Jerusalem's police commander meant to avert escalation ahead of Friday's prayer

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Neanderthals and early humans ate ‘fast food,’ archaeologists shocked to discover

By | 2019-03-06T21:01:20+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Sci/Tech|

Rabbit habit in prehistoric southern Europe had not been expected, because catching one is a huge pain for a very small meal

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Iran convicts top human rights lawyer who opposes mandatory headscarves

By | 2019-03-06T20:43:54+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Middle East|

The charges against Nasrin Sotoudeh, who now faces years in prison, include 'encouraging corruption and prostitution'

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Israel’s former chief rabbi released after 22 months in prison for bribery

By | 2019-03-06T20:12:05+00:00 March 6th, 2019|Israel|

Citing good behavior, the parole board granted the former chief Ashkenazi rabbi early release on a three-and-a-half-year sentence for bribery and fraud

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