Daily Archives: October 30, 2020

Extreme heat dashes Palestinian olive farmers’ hopes for a good year

By | 2020-10-30T21:32:45+00:00 October 30th, 2020|Middle East|

Groves are reporting exceptionally bad harvests across the West Bank, and experts are tying the results to the heat wave back in May – as global warming threatens

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At the foothills of an Israeli settlement, Palestinians are used to weekends of terror

By | 2020-10-30T20:59:38+00:00 October 30th, 2020|Middle East|

Five people wounded – that was the bloody toll of two assaults last weekend by settlers from Yitzhar and its neighboring outposts on Palestinian villagers in the West Bank. Guess which of the sides gets army protection

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At least 27 dead after strong earthquake topples buildings in western Turkey

By | 2020-10-30T14:01:05+00:00 October 30th, 2020|Middle East|

Quake in Aegean Sea was also felt on Greek islands, Athens ■ Up to 20 buildings collapsed in Izmir, and people reportedly trapped under the rubble ■ Israel expresses condolences, offers humanitarian assistance

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From Jerusalem to Afghanistan, Muslims across the world protest French cartoons

By | 2020-10-30T13:35:37+00:00 October 30th, 2020|Middle East|

Anger continues to rise over France's support for the publication of caricatures of Prophet Mohammed

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If elected, Biden will face an uneasy Trump reality in Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey

By | 2020-10-30T11:41:20+00:00 October 30th, 2020|Middle East|

Power, weapons and protection: Rival Middle Eastern leaders all have everything to lose from a Trump defeat, and a Biden administration would have to reconcile radical promises with a transformed region

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Israeli army training sparks destructive fire in Golan Heights nature reserve

By | 2020-10-30T11:32:11+00:00 October 30th, 2020|Israel|

The drill was conducted in violation of regulations and despite parks authority's opposition. 'The damage is enormous,' one official said

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Coronavirus cabinet approves: Synagogues open, stores to remain closed

By | 2020-10-30T11:25:02+00:00 October 30th, 2020|Israel|

Senior officials in the Health Ministry had warned the prime minister that opening retail was dangerous and could lead to increased morbidity.

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Female combat soldiers to cross enemy lines, face Hezbollah in IDF first

By | 2020-10-30T11:22:37+00:00 October 30th, 2020|Israel|

Ten female soldiers from the IDF's field intelligence corps will make up a drone operating team within the previously all-male field intelligence battalion.

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