Daily Archives: February 21, 2021

Israeli airline El Al intends to fire a third of its workforce, pending receipt of loan

By | 2021-02-21T23:40:24+00:00 February 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|

El Al layoffs to go into effect only after receiving a state-backed loan of $300m; airline will send letter of intent to employees

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IAEA chief says struck deal with Iran to mitigate it cutting cooperation

By | 2021-02-21T21:26:06+00:00 February 21st, 2021|World|

US President Joe Biden has said he is ready to talk about both nations returning to the accord, although the two sides have been at odds about who makes the first step.

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Shlomo Hillel, who spearheaded mass aliya of Iraqi Jews, dies at 97

By | 2021-02-21T20:53:12+00:00 February 21st, 2021|Entertainment|

Hillel, who was born in Baghdad, executed at least four undercover operations in the pre-and post-state years in various guises.

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UN nuclear watchdog strikes deal with Iran to continue ‘necessary’ monitoring

By | 2021-02-21T20:46:18+00:00 February 21st, 2021|Middle East|

The announcement confirms that Tehran will go ahead with its plan to slash cooperation with the agency as IAEA chief suggests a window has been created for salvaging the nuclear deal

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Oath Keeper claims she met with Secret Service before Capitol riot

By | 2021-02-21T20:46:16+00:00 February 21st, 2021|World|

Jessica Watkins, 38, is one of nine associates of the far-right anti-government group charged for conspiring to storm the Capitol to prevent Congress from certifying President Joe Biden's election.

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U.S. not ‘out of the woods’ as nation nears 500,000 COVID-19 deaths

By | 2021-02-21T17:56:12+00:00 February 21st, 2021|Health|

While the number of COVID-19 cases fell for the fifth straight week and officials scrambled to inoculate the population, the nation prepared to soon reach 500,000 deaths

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The perfumes of Arabia: The Bible Lands Museum reopens

By | 2021-02-21T17:01:25+00:00 February 21st, 2021|Entertainment|

Yemen, one of the furthest lands described in the bible and associated with the legendary Queen of Sheba, is at the focus of an exhibition now reopened to the public.

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AOC visits Texas, raises $4 million for those without power, food, water

By | 2021-02-21T16:38:55+00:00 February 21st, 2021|World|

Within a day it had raised one million, by that night it had raised two. By morning it rose to three and today it stands at four million raised.

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Americans may still need masks to fight COVID in 2022, Fauci says

By | 2021-02-21T16:35:45+00:00 February 21st, 2021|Health|

While the currently available vaccines appear protective against the UK variant that has appeared across the country, they are less protective against the South African one, Dr. Anthony Fauci noted

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