Daily Archives: October 5, 2021

The state is failing children in psych wards, Justice Ministry tells the Knesset

By | 2021-10-05T22:30:25+00:00 October 5th, 2021|Israel|

Israel must increase oversight of psychiatric institutions, says Justice Ministry official, after a male nurse at a psychiatric ward was arrested on charges of killing 17-year-old Lital Yael Melnik, who was once hospitalized there

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Iran civil rights lawyer on hunger strike due to harassment in prison

By | 2021-10-05T22:09:34+00:00 October 5th, 2021|Middle East|

"Soheila Hejab has continued from inside prison to denounce the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and unmistakably call for overthrow. The fierce courage in her voice is chilling"

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Assailants tried to attack wounded Palestinian child inside ambulance, Israeli police say

By | 2021-10-05T21:26:37+00:00 October 5th, 2021|Israel|

The toddler suffered a head injury when stones were thrown at his house during the attack on Khirbet al-Mufkara last week

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Israeli defense officials: operation to find missing navigator Ron Arad ‘didn’t justify benefits’

By | 2021-10-05T21:00:21+00:00 October 5th, 2021|Israel|

The Mossad operation had involved kidnapping an Iranian general in Syria, interrogating him in an African country and then releasing him, according to an Arab news report

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News site CEO testifying in Netanyahu trial tells court he lied to protect interests of boss

By | 2021-10-05T19:46:18+00:00 October 5th, 2021|Israel|

'Not everything I wrote was correct,' said Ilan Yeshua, the CEO of the news portal Walla

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Lapid: Abraham Accords countries helping Israel forge more ties

By | 2021-10-05T19:22:05+00:00 October 5th, 2021|Middle East|

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said the US, Bahrain, Morocco and the United Arab Emirates are helping Israel expand diplomatic relations with other countries in the region.

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Only legislation can save us from Facebook’s dangers, say critics

By | 2021-10-05T18:51:44+00:00 October 5th, 2021|World|

A former Facebook employee took to CBS news show 60 Minutes to share revelations about how the company knew it was “tearing our societies apart.”

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Why wasn’t Russia involved in the Mossad Ron Arad operation? – analysis

By | 2021-10-05T18:26:48+00:00 October 5th, 2021|Middle East|

How come Israel didn't seek Russian involvement with the search for Ron Arad in Syria, since Vladimir Putin helped locate the others?

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Is the Ron Arad announcement tied to Iran’s hitman in Cyprus? – analysis

By | 2021-10-05T18:24:29+00:00 October 5th, 2021|World|

Naftali Bennett’s reveal of Mossad op to find Ron Arad may be related to Iran's attempted assassination of an Israeli businessman.

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