Daily Archives: November 18, 2020

Coronavirus Israel live: Netanyahu says has agreed with Moderna on greater vaccine supply

By | 2020-11-18T20:39:43+00:00 November 18th, 2020|Middle East|

Record number of infections reported among Palestinians ■ Most Israelis afraid to be first to receive vaccine, poll finds ■ Knesset committee approves reopening restaurants, tourist attractions in Eilat

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With Syria strike, Israel signals to Iran it had crossed a red line

By | 2020-11-18T19:27:23+00:00 November 18th, 2020|Middle East|

Israeli intelligence suggests Quds Force, whose positions were targeted in the latest airstrike, pays Syrian residents of the Golan Heights to plant explosives along the Israeli border

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Palestinians are concerned as West Bank and Gaza reach COVID-19 records

By | 2020-11-18T17:37:34+00:00 November 18th, 2020|Middle East|

Amid 1,068 new daily cases – the highest number yet – the Palestinian Authority and Hamas are making do in part with a lockdown of institutions and businesses that violate health restrictions

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Faced with risk of butter shortage, Israel extends tariff exemption for imports

By | 2020-11-18T16:46:56+00:00 November 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Decision by Finance Ministry aims to prevent a repeat of the 2019 butter shortage, but Israel's Dairy Council argues 'the government has proven that it works in the interests of importers and not of consumers'

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U.S. imposes fresh Iran-related sanctions, targets Khamenei-linked foundation

By | 2020-11-18T16:31:33+00:00 November 18th, 2020|Middle East|

The charitable foundation - an economic, cultural, and social welfare institution - has amassed vast amounts of wealth to the detriment of the rest of the Iranian economy

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Israel impounds Palestinian’s cows grazing on nature reserve, ignores settlers’ cows

By | 2020-11-18T16:16:45+00:00 November 18th, 2020|Middle East|

Family that owns the cattle says it hasn’t been able to access its pasture area since illegal settler outposts were built nearby, and that settlers accompanied inspectors

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Becoming Osiris: How the ancient Egyptians would join the gods after death

By | 2020-11-18T15:52:25+00:00 November 18th, 2020|Sci/Tech|

New analysis of a First Book of Breathing papyrus sheds light on its derivation from the Book of the Dead and postmortem deification in ancient Egypt – for those who could afford it

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Trump press secretary calls new COVID-19 restrictions ‘Orwellian’ as cases surge

By | 2020-11-18T15:39:56+00:00 November 18th, 2020|Health|

U.S. states tightening anti-virus restrictions amid case surge

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