Monthly Archives: December 2021

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The Middle East seeks alternatives as the U.S. leaves and Iran returns

By | 2021-12-31T21:55:17+00:00 December 31st, 2021|Middle East|

In the new year, local alliances will replace international coalitions. The process dividing the region into American- and Russian-led blocs is falling apart

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Tunisia opens probe into former president’s death as poisoning speculation resurfaces

By | 2021-12-31T16:18:29+00:00 December 31st, 2021|Middle East|

The government's decision to look into the death of 92-year-old Beji Caid Essebsi in 2019 comes at a time of acute tensions in Tunisian politics

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Putin is trying to erase the past, with the help of an Israeli historian

By | 2021-12-30T23:44:33+00:00 December 30th, 2021|Entertainment|

Israeli historian Aron Shneyer has found himself at the forefront of a campaign by Moscow against Russia’s leading human rights organization

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‘At my PhD program in Jerusalem, I was the only Arab around. Except the cleaners’

By | 2021-12-30T22:15:29+00:00 December 30th, 2021|Health|

Nihaya Daoud is used to seeing eyebrows raised. That’s the reaction she got when going abroad to do a postdoc for two years without her children, and when she became the first Arab woman in Israel to be appointed professor of public health. And she's n...

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‘S Novim Godom’: A secular Russian holiday finds its way in Israel

By | 2021-12-30T20:48:17+00:00 December 30th, 2021|Israel|

Novy God, the New Year holiday celebrated by immigrants from the former Soviet Union, is casting off its stigma in Israel as second-generation Russian speakers embrace its festive trappings

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Israeli drugmaker Teva fueled opioid addiction in New York, jury finds

By | 2021-12-30T19:59:27+00:00 December 30th, 2021|Israel|

The state accused Teva of engaging in misleading marketing practices that fueled the opioid epidemic in New York, including by pushing drugs for off-label use

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Israeli ministry earmarks funds to build synagogues in West Bank settlements

By | 2021-12-30T19:38:11+00:00 December 30th, 2021|Israel|

Religious Services Minister Matan Kahana decides to allocate millions of shekels to building synagogues and religious structures in West Bank settlements, illegal outposts and communities of former Gush Katif settlers

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