Daily Archives: January 4, 2021

Israeli employers struggled to rehire after fall COVID lockdown, figures show

By | 2021-01-04T20:20:04+00:00 January 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Broad unemployment rate remained high in first-half December. Bank of Israel warns it could stay in double-digits next year

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Kuwaiti reports say Saudi Arabia and Qatar on road to reconciliation

By | 2021-01-04T20:14:16+00:00 January 4th, 2021|Middle East|

Kuwait has long been neutral in the confrontation in the Gulf. Riyadh led a group of states, including the UAE and Egypt to break relations with Qatar.

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Israeli auto-tech startup Arbe eyes IPO at valuation of up to $450 million

By | 2021-01-04T19:26:01+00:00 January 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|

The company aims to raise $100 million in capital, with sources saying it currently favors listing first on Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and later in New York

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‘Curtain-Up’ 2020: A triumphant story under COVID-19’s dark cloud

By | 2021-01-04T18:15:22+00:00 January 4th, 2021|Entertainment|

If one expected to see the artists echoing the harsh era, react to prolonged uncertainty of the roller-coaster reality, the opposite happened.

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Famed Lebanese musician Elias Rahbani, who wrote for Fairouz, dies at 83

By | 2021-01-04T17:03:24+00:00 January 4th, 2021|Entertainment|

Local media outlets report that the youngest of the Rahbani brothers had contracted COVID-19

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U.K. scientists worried vaccines may not work on S.African coronavirus variant, report says

By | 2021-01-04T15:06:37+00:00 January 4th, 2021|Health|

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said earlier on Monday that he was incredibly worried about the new variant

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Why my Haredi community can’t, and won’t, deal with sex abusers

By | 2021-01-04T14:38:07+00:00 January 4th, 2021|Israel|

Forget the secular justice system: we’re ‘handling’ sexual abuse in-house, with crimes turned into sins and punishment into repentance. No wonder ultra-Orthodox rabbis have become sex abusers’ most devout defenders

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Israeli soccer fed fears unknown UAE sheikh is a front man for dubious figures

By | 2021-01-04T14:03:37+00:00 January 4th, 2021|Israel|

Doing due diligence, the Israel Football Association raises suspicions about the financial muscle of the new UAE partner in Beitar Jerusalem

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Israeli firms thwart ‘$100m cyberattack’ by China-linked hackers

By | 2021-01-04T14:01:12+00:00 January 4th, 2021|Israel|

A group of hackers linked to China has shifted gears with the coronavirus crisis, moving from cyberespionage to ransomware and targeting the world’s largest online gaming firms, researchers say

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