Daily Archives: December 7, 2021

Israel’s new Gaza border barrier proves that it prefers walls to war

By | 2021-12-07T21:55:34+00:00 December 7th, 2021|Israel|

Would-be attackers in Gaza will probably seek and find more detours around the $1.1 billion wall, but a more urgent question remains: How will Israel deal with an escalation on more than one front?

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Shin Bet finds major security gaps after Gantz’s ex-janitor charged with espionage

By | 2021-12-07T21:42:35+00:00 December 7th, 2021|Israel|

Omri Goren Gorochovsky, who has been sentenced to jail time on four prior occasions, did not undergo a background check before beginning to work for Defense Minister Gantz

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‘A Jewish gov’t for a Jewish state’: 1,500 protest against Arabs in the coalition

By | 2021-12-07T21:39:09+00:00 December 7th, 2021|Israel|

Likud lawmaker warns that Israel is 'in danger of becoming a state of all its citizens,' as the crowd gathered in Tel Aviv to protest United Arab List's participation in the government

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Israeli panel to wait for omicron data before advising vaccinating recovered kids against COVID

By | 2021-12-07T21:31:39+00:00 December 7th, 2021|Israel|

The Health Ministry has not been blocking children who have recovered from COVID at least three months prior from getting the vaccine, even though the committee has not made a recommendation yet

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U.S. sanctions individuals and entities in Iran, Syria ahead of renewed nuke talks

By | 2021-12-07T19:41:42+00:00 December 7th, 2021|Middle East|

The latest sanctions were slapped onto members of Iranian special forces and Syrian intelligence officers ■ Iran's foreign ministry slams the decision, saying it won't buy the U.S. leverage in the nuclear talks

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Court extends detention for Jerusalem soccer club owner accused of sex crimes & fraud

By | 2021-12-07T18:58:47+00:00 December 7th, 2021|Israel|

Beitar Jerusalem owner Moshe Hogeg, who refutes the charges, consented to the extension to allow police to wrap up their investigation

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Iraq displays ancient looted artifacts returned by the U.S.

By | 2021-12-07T17:27:29+00:00 December 7th, 2021|Middle East|

Among the artifacts was a 3,500-year-old clay tablet bearing part of the Epic of Gilgamesh, believed to be one of the world's first pieces of literature

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CIA chief: No evidence Iran has made decision to weaponize nuclear program

By | 2021-12-07T16:52:09+00:00 December 7th, 2021|Middle East|

These comments come after senior Israeli officials issuing explicit threats over Iran's nuclear program, most notably from Mossad chief David Barnea

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Israel’s latest wave of Palestinian lone wolf attacks: a timeline

By | 2021-12-07T16:32:19+00:00 December 7th, 2021|Middle East|

United by radicalization and inspired by the praise attacks receive on social media, a wave of generally young Palestinians have begun attacking Israelis, in echoes of 2015's 'stabbing intifada'

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Vast trade network in prehistoric Russia was centered on pretty green rocks

By | 2021-12-07T15:08:45+00:00 December 7th, 2021|Entertainment|

Study of Karelian stone־tool industry and far-flung distribution suggests hunter-fisher-gathers wanted something beyond functional tools

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