Daily Archives: March 5, 2021

Russian warships, Syrian forces kill four in strikes in north Syria

By | 2021-03-05T22:18:28+00:00 March 5th, 2021|Middle East|

24 people were also wounded by the missiles, which hit an oil refinery and market under the control of Turkish troops and Turkish-backed rebels, a war monitor reported

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Court orders police to compensate Ethiopian Israeli wrongfully detained over ‘color of his skin’

By | 2021-03-05T20:42:53+00:00 March 5th, 2021|Israel|

The police ordered to pay young man 20,000 shekels and legal fees in connection with incident that took place in 2018 when the young man was 15 years old

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Watch: Anne Frank brought to life by one Reddit user and an Israeli app

By | 2021-03-05T20:37:14+00:00 March 5th, 2021|Sci/Tech|

A new app developed by the Israeli hi-tech company MyHeritage allows users to animate old family pictures using artificial intelligence features.

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Israel postpones COVID vaccine drive for Palestinian workers, citing budget issues

By | 2021-03-05T19:50:10+00:00 March 5th, 2021|Israel|

No new date has been set for the start of the campaign. The postponement took contractors and those involved in the drive by surprise, as they had believed that the budget for it had already been approved

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New regime in Libya has a lot of powder kegs to navigate around

By | 2021-03-05T19:39:00+00:00 March 5th, 2021|Middle East|

A UN-brokered interim election among senior officials is the latest thing to go wrong in a country that still has two governments, two parliaments and plenty of warring militias

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Diplomat at Myanmar Embassy in TLV resigns following Junta’s crackdown

By | 2021-03-05T18:16:19+00:00 March 5th, 2021|World|

Kaung Htet noted that he has decided to join the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM) "and stand in solidarity with the people of Myanmar."

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Was Moses high? Was the original Eucharist psychoactive? Studies linking religion and drugs gain traction

By | 2021-03-05T17:38:55+00:00 March 5th, 2021|Entertainment|

Was the vision of the burning bush a psychedelic experience? Did use of drugs inform early Christianity? Scholars who linked the emergence of religion to altered states of consciousness once paid a heavy price, but that may be changing

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Pope Francis arrives in Baghdad for risky, historic Iraq tour

By | 2021-03-05T17:02:09+00:00 March 5th, 2021|World|

On Wednesday morning, 10 rockets landed on an airbase that hosts US, coalition and Iraqi forces. Hours after that attack, the pope reaffirmed he would be going to Iraq.

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‘Coronavirus can’t kill me now’; Africans cheer rollout of COVAX vaccinations

By | 2021-03-05T16:52:44+00:00 March 5th, 2021|World|

While some wealthy Western nations have already inoculated millions of people, many African states have struggled to secure doses and have yet to administer a single shot.

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