Daily Archives: November 22, 2020

Assad appoints veteran Syrian diplomat Faisal Mekdad as foreign minister

By | 2020-11-22T23:33:19+00:00 November 22nd, 2020|Middle East|

A strong advocate for tightening ties with Iran and Russia, former Deputy FM Mekdad had been expected to fill the position after his boss died earlier this month

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Cabinet approves a partial privatization of Israel Aerospace Industries

By | 2020-11-22T21:19:11+00:00 November 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

The plan is to a sell minority of shares in a Tel Aviv Stock Exchange IPO next year that values defense contractor at up to $4.2 billion

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Pompeo touts Iran policy in Gulf ahead of Biden presidency

By | 2020-11-22T19:53:56+00:00 November 22nd, 2020|Middle East|

The Trump administration is attempting to ramp up pressure on Iran before Biden takes office as president. Biden has said he wants to return to rapprochement with Iran

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Economists revise Israel’s financial outlook after surprisingly strong 3rd quarter

By | 2020-11-22T19:43:43+00:00 November 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

The country's GDP is still expected to shrink for the year as a whole, but by less than previously expected

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‘Start-Up Nation’ Israel joins forces ‘Tech Nation’ Ukraine to fly high

By | 2020-11-22T17:34:58+00:00 November 22nd, 2020|Sci/Tech|

When Israel and Ukraine join forces, hi-tech companies can go big, claims company founder Alexey Chalimov

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Pakistan minister deletes tweet containing Macron Nazi jibe

By | 2020-11-22T17:07:58+00:00 November 22nd, 2020|Middle East|

France's foreign minister had demanded Pakistan authorities withdraw the comments posted on Twitter by Pakistan's Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari

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U.S. FDA grants emergency use authorization to Regeneron COVID-19 antibody given to Trump

By | 2020-11-22T14:28:15+00:00 November 22nd, 2020|Health|

The company said it expects to have does of REGEN-COV2 treatment ready for about 80,000 patients by the end of this month, about 200,000 patients by the first week of January

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