Daily Archives: August 4, 2020

Coronavirus Israel Live: Confirmed cases pass 75,000

By | 2020-08-04T20:34:01+00:00 August 4th, 2020|Middle East|

Netanyahu says Israel's illness rate is among highest in world ■ Pandemic czar approves entry of 12,000 yeshiva students, mostly foreign ■ West Bank reverses trend, with more recoveries than infections

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‘We share your pain’: Israel offers aid to Lebanon after Beirut port blast

By | 2020-08-04T20:07:17+00:00 August 4th, 2020|Middle East|

President Rivlin tweets in Arabic: 'We sincerely reach out to offer our aid at this difficult time'

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Egypt lawmakers approve bill to protect sex assault victims’ identity

By | 2020-08-04T19:49:57+00:00 August 4th, 2020|Middle East|

The government drafted the bill in July to try to encourage reporting of sexual violence, following pressure from Egypt's #MeToo movement

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Proportion of youth with coronavirus triples in five months – WHO

By | 2020-08-04T17:57:59+00:00 August 4th, 2020|World|

An analysis by the WHO of 6 million infections between Feb. 24 and July 12 found that the share of people aged 15-24 years rose to 15% from 4.5%.

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Trump: US should get ‘substantial portion’ of TikTok sale price

By | 2020-08-04T17:34:49+00:00 August 4th, 2020|World|

Reuters reported last week that some investors are valuing TikTok at about $50 billion, citing people familiar with the matter.

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12 years on, Georgian ambassador sees war with Russia as warning to Europe

By | 2020-08-04T15:51:45+00:00 August 4th, 2020|World|

Georgian Ambassador to Israel Lasha Zhvania remembers help from US Jewish community and Israel as boosting morale.

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