Daily Archives: January 8, 2022

Israel mulls cutting COVID quarantine to five days amid omicron surge

By | 2022-01-08T21:02:45+00:00 January 8th, 2022|Health|

The move, which awaits the results of a government-run research, would cut quarantine in half for COVID carriers, in line with CDC recommendations

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Even the Turkish lira stopped believing President Erdogan

By | 2022-01-08T15:17:49+00:00 January 8th, 2022|Middle East|

The currency is at roughly half the value of a year ago, but Turkey’s president refuses to raise interest rates. His popularity is plummeting as prices rise; lucky for him, he can forestall an election by over a year

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Ethiopian air strike kills 56 in Tigray refugee camp, aid workers say

By | 2022-01-08T14:21:58+00:00 January 8th, 2022|World|

The strikes hit a camp for displaced people, though Ethiopia denies targeting civilians in the 14-month conflict with rebellious Tigrayan forces

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Egypt deports son of prominent Palestinian politician

By | 2022-01-08T10:19:50+00:00 January 8th, 2022|Middle East|

Ramy Shaath was arrested in July 2019 at his home in Cairo and accused of having links to the Muslim Brotherhood, which the Egyptian government designated as a terrorist organization in 2013

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When a culture project brings Jerusalem’s conflicted communities together, things get real

By | 2022-01-08T07:40:44+00:00 January 8th, 2022|Entertainment|

The FeelBeit project is trying to harness art to forge ties between Jerusalem's Jewish, Palestinian, secular and religious communities. Participants push each other's most sensitive buttons – but the experience is transformative

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Shots fired at Palestinian Authority headqaurters in Jenin after arrests

By | 2022-01-08T00:40:38+00:00 January 8th, 2022|Middle East|

One of the three arrested includes the son of Zakaria Zubeidi, who escaped from Gilboa prison in September, as footage of the arrest caused dozens of gunmen to take to the streets

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