Daily Archives: October 2, 2020

Hundreds detained as Egyptian police quash protests, says human rights group

By | 2020-10-02T20:22:02+00:00 October 2nd, 2020|Middle East|

Riot police forcibly disperse limited demonstrations over economic grievances that erupted across several impoverished, rural villages according to Amnesty

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The second intifada still rages on Wikipedia

By | 2020-10-02T18:00:53+00:00 October 2nd, 2020|Israel|

For almost 20 years, Wikipedia has documented the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Attempts to keep the peace in the narrative war between pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian editors now shape how the online encyclopedia deals with all conflicts

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New Israeli army operations chief learns from Gaza, Lebanon – and the coronavirus

By | 2020-10-02T17:17:59+00:00 October 2nd, 2020|Israel|

Brig. Gen. Yaron Finkelman, who takes over this month, tells Haaretz about the challenges Israel will face in another war, and the optimism he found at a COVID hot spot

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Chemical weapons watchdog issues inconclusive reports on two Syria attacks

By | 2020-10-02T16:59:51+00:00 October 2nd, 2020|Middle East|

Two reports into attacks in Saraqib in the Idlib region in 2016 and 2018 'indicated the presence of a substance with an odor similar to that of chlorine'

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Israel convicts Palestinian activist for Facebook posts after ‘seen participating in riots’

By | 2020-10-02T16:56:41+00:00 October 2nd, 2020|Israel|

One-month prison sentence comes after an Israeli soldier was filmed kneeling on Khairi Hanoun's head during a West Bank protest

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After another surrender to Netanyahu, Gantz’s party realizes it’s time to play some politics

By | 2020-10-02T16:04:18+00:00 October 2nd, 2020|Israel|

Well, hopefully more people than Kahol Lavan’s Asaf Zamir, who has resigned after the unity government's disgraceful blocking of protests outside the prime minister’s residence

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Noble Energy shareholders approve $4.2 billion sale to Chevron

By | 2020-10-02T15:59:27+00:00 October 2nd, 2020|Israel|

Noble's Leviathan in Israeli waters, one of the world's biggest offshore gas discoveries of the last decade, began pumping gas from the field late last year

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Israeli suspected of removing people from COVID quarantine list for money

By | 2020-10-02T15:27:12+00:00 October 2nd, 2020|Middle East|

Call center employee's role was to evaluate appeals of people whose cellphone locations indicated they had been near coronavirus carriers, therefore requiring them to self-isolate

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Lebanon closes over 100 towns, villages to curb coronavirus pandemic

By | 2020-10-02T14:27:35+00:00 October 2nd, 2020|Middle East|

Complete lockdown of 111 localities will go into effect Sunday morning and last until October 12, as small country of 5 million diagnoses over 40,000 cases

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Netanyahu, ‘like millions of Israelis,’ wishes Trump a quick recovery from COVID-19

By | 2020-10-02T13:00:29+00:00 October 2nd, 2020|Health|

Putin: 'I am certain that your inherent vitality, good spirits and optimism will help you cope with this dangerous virus' - A look at world leader's reactions to Trump's COVID-19 infection

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