Daily Archives: March 9, 2019

Greenblatt at UNSC defends Israel’s decision to deduct terrorist payments

By | 2019-03-09T22:36:21+00:00 March 9th, 2019|Middle East|

Afterward, Greenblatt tweeted what appeared to be his message to the 15-member Security Council.

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Anne Frank center compares Jews fleeing Nazis to Islamic State terrorists

By | 2019-03-09T22:23:29+00:00 March 9th, 2019|World|

Colonel Richard Kemp, who was a former Commander of Operation Fingal in Afghanistan, wrote on Twitter: “A terrible insult by @BS_AnneFrank. They should delete this disgraceful tweet.”

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Islamic State fighter wants to return to Italy, warns of ‘sleeper cells’

By | 2019-03-09T20:20:19+00:00 March 9th, 2019|Middle East|

Mounsef al-Mkhayar, a 22-year-old of Moroccan descent who grew up in Italy, gave an account of growing chaos among jihadists on the brink of defeat, and disputes in ranks as top commanders fled Syria

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Temple Mount tensions continue as Israeli police officers refuse to remove shoes at disputed prayer site

By | 2019-03-09T18:29:46+00:00 March 9th, 2019|Middle East|

Officers were caught on video trampling prayer rugs at the Bab al-Rahma site, reigniting discord after weekend prayers ended without conflict

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Opposition protesters scuffle with police as Venezuela blackout continues

By | 2019-03-09T18:01:39+00:00 March 9th, 2019|World|

"We're all upset that we've got no power, no phone service, no water and they want to block us," said Rossmary Nascimiento, 45, a nutritionist at the Caracas rally. "I want a normal country."

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U.S. hostage recovery bill named after Jewish American missing in Iran

By | 2019-03-09T17:56:56+00:00 March 9th, 2019|Middle East|

Bill that would enhance U.S. capabilities to track hostages bears the name of Robert Levinson, who was last seen in Iran 12 years ago

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Netflix’s ‘After Life’: Ricky Gervais’ pitch-black dramedy offers a glimmer of hope

By | 2019-03-09T17:52:28+00:00 March 9th, 2019|Entertainment|

Tender without being mawkish, Netflix's 'After Life' is a harrowing but uplifting journey through grief

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More civilians leave Islamic State’s Syria enclave, delaying final assault

By | 2019-03-09T17:24:09+00:00 March 9th, 2019|Middle East|

"There are a number of families ... military operations are paused now for their evacuation," Mustafa Bali, head of the SDF media office, told Reuters.

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New drone technology allows farmers to mimic the barks of sheep-dogs

By | 2019-03-09T17:07:17+00:00 March 9th, 2019|World|

"The past two years have seen farmers embrace drone technology to help with those jobs that are dirty, dangerous or just plain dull," said drone specialist Adam Kerr.

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