Daily Archives: January 25, 2021

Joint List alliance of Arab parties on verge of collapse ahead of Israel’s March election

By | 2021-01-25T23:45:38+00:00 January 25th, 2021|Israel|

A meeting between party leaders only deepens the schism after the United Arab List demanded to preserve its right to vote independently from the party, which could mean recommending Netanyahu as prime minister

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Haredi protests in Jerusalem continue against light rail construction

By | 2021-01-25T22:47:52+00:00 January 25th, 2021|Israel|

The protesters, numbering in the hundreds, at Bar Ilan Junction, burned garbage cans and blocked the road, as well as damaged passing vehicles and the current construction areas of the light rail.

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Bank of Israel vs the FX market: Can $30 billion stem the shekel’s ascent?

By | 2021-01-25T22:07:41+00:00 January 25th, 2021|Israel|

For now, the plan has worked. The shekel has slipped 5% to 3.28 since the Bank of Israel announcement. Analysts believe speculative flows have been mostly scared away.

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Iran executes second wrestler 5 months after killing wrestler Afkari

By | 2021-01-25T21:56:27+00:00 January 25th, 2021|Middle East|

It is unclear whether the Islamic Republic authorities forced Hosseini to confess to a crime he did not commit.

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Israel picks its 2021 Eurovision entry: Eden Alene’s ‘Set Me Free’

By | 2021-01-25T21:50:51+00:00 January 25th, 2021|Israel|

Eden Alene, who was meant to compete in the 2020 Eurovision that was cancelled to the coronavirus, will represent Israel in this year's contest, planned for May 18 in the Netherlands

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Court orders Israel Police to draft standards for IDing people following petition on racial profiling

By | 2021-01-25T21:45:55+00:00 January 25th, 2021|Israel|

The court ruling follows petitions filed with the backing of the Israel Bar Association by civil rights organizations, alleging improper ethnic profiling

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Israel halts inbound and outbound flights to curb spread of COVID variants

By | 2021-01-25T21:37:06+00:00 January 25th, 2021|Israel|

Under the ban, planes of foreign airlines are not allowed to land in Israel until the end of Israel's current lockdown. Exiting the country is limited to exceptional circumstances

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Taboola going public with a $2.6-billion valuation in a merger with acquisition company

By | 2021-01-25T21:34:48+00:00 January 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Four months after canceling its merger with Outbrain, the content recommendation startup pairs up with a shell corporation

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