Daily Archives: January 24, 2021

Armenians unite in prayer across the Israeli-Jordanian divide

By | 2021-01-24T20:45:33+00:00 January 24th, 2021|Middle East|

Prior to the Six Day War, the land between what is now Route 90 in the West Bank and the Jordan River was home to a number of monasteries.

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‘Election economics’: Netanyahu and Katz unveil major grant plan for Israelis, treasury kept in dark

By | 2021-01-24T20:44:08+00:00 January 24th, 2021|Israel|

Plan includes direct payments to citizens, despite attorney general's assertion that any such move during an election campaign must have his approval

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Arab states ending Qatar blockade is really about Biden

By | 2021-01-24T20:35:28+00:00 January 24th, 2021|Middle East|

Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey intend to present the U.S. leader with a new diplomatic map of the Middle East and create a protective wall against any pro-Iranian slide

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For Armenians in Israel, a sad holiday and an identity crisis following Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

By | 2021-01-24T20:18:51+00:00 January 24th, 2021|Israel|

The recent conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh has left many Armenians in Israel angered by their adopted homeland’s reported role in helping arm Baku and its ongoing refusal to recognize the 1915 Armenian genocide as a holocaust

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Election poll: Anti-Netanyahu bloc holds majority, Labor enters the fray

By | 2021-01-24T19:57:55+00:00 January 24th, 2021|Israel|

The anti-Netanyahu bloc maintains a 65-seat majority, but the prime minister's Likud party is still far ahead of challengers Yesh Atid and New Hope

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LISTEN: Why Bibi won’t stand up to ultra-Orthodox COVID scofflaws

By | 2021-01-24T19:34:12+00:00 January 24th, 2021|Israel|

As the pandemic forces Israel to close its airspace, the prime minister still refuses to pay the price needed to make Haredim toe the Coronavirus line.

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