Daily Archives: November 10, 2020

Iran may execute disabled bodybuilder who criticized COVID-19 rule

By | 2020-11-10T22:01:05+00:00 November 10th, 2020|Middle East|

The Paralympian argued on Instagram that it was “hypocritical” to close down gyms in the city of Mashad but still permit pilgrims into the Imam Reza Shrine.

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Gambling on wrong vaccine is the least of Israel’s COVID worries

By | 2020-11-10T21:42:07+00:00 November 10th, 2020|Israel|

Latent infection rates among ultra-Orthodox and Arabs, bewildering double standards on education and high turnover among senior health officials during the coronavirus crisis all reveal the government's skewed priorities

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Netanyahu must honor conflict-of-interest deal, Israel’s attorney general tells court

By | 2020-11-10T21:32:35+00:00 November 10th, 2020|Israel|

Avichai Mendelblit argues the agreement, meant to guarantee that the prime minister does not use his power to affect proceedings against him, must be binding

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UK accidentally leaves Trump in background of Biden congratulatory tweet

By | 2020-11-10T21:30:08+00:00 November 10th, 2020|World|

It appeared to show Trump's name, the words "second term" and "on the future of this" in the background of the tweet congratulating Biden.

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Biden will soon choose a secretary of state. The impact on Israel could be dramatic

By | 2020-11-10T21:03:36+00:00 November 10th, 2020|Israel|

President-elect Joe Biden has no shortage of contenders vying to be his secretary of state. Will he opt for a diplomatic or political appointee, and how will they be greeted in Jerusalem?

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Israeli mayor, a former Likud minister, arrested for corruption

By | 2020-11-10T20:46:11+00:00 November 10th, 2020|Israel|

12 others were arrested alongside the four-time minister, who is being charged with accepting bribes, fraud and breach of trust, conspiracy, money laundering and tax offenses

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U.S. company that has an agreement with Israel reports progress on COVID vaccine

By | 2020-11-10T20:41:08+00:00 November 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Arcturus announces its coronavirus vaccine will be ready by the first quarter of 2021 ■ Singapore and Israel are currently its two only customers

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Israeli researchers create AI capable of writing personalized jazz solos

By | 2020-11-10T20:31:36+00:00 November 10th, 2020|Sci/Tech|

To build their initial data set, the researchers used hundreds of original jazz solos performed by saxophone giants including Charlie Parker, Stan Getz, Sonny Stitt, and Dexter Gordon.

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As town near Jerusalem expands, this Palestinian village could lose its spring

By | 2020-11-10T19:58:35+00:00 November 10th, 2020|Middle East|

The plan to build 570 residential units is being contested in a rare alliance between nature conservationists and the residents of Wadi Fukin

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