Daily Archives: January 12, 2022

After Gantz-Abbas meeting, Israel’s Lapid holds confab with Palestinian intelligence head

By | 2022-01-12T22:10:18+00:00 January 12th, 2022|Middle East|

Lapid and Palestinian intelligence chief Majed Faraj did not discuss diplomatic issues, Israeli sources say

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Inspector Clouseau and Israeli grandmas: Iran has a problem recruiting agents

By | 2022-01-12T21:19:57+00:00 January 12th, 2022|Middle East|

The indictments against four Israeli women in their 50s for spying for Iran are rather laughable, but they mainly serve as an indication of how difficult it is to recruit human agents these days

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80-year-old detained by Israeli soldiers dies of heart attack, Palestinian Health Ministry says

By | 2022-01-12T13:58:27+00:00 January 12th, 2022|Israel|

Omar Abdalmajeed As'ad, who is a dual U.S. citizen, was handcuffed and beaten by Israeli soldiers who stopped him on his way home in the West Bank, Palestinian media report

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Who really won the Gulf war: Saudi Arabia or Qatar?

By | 2022-01-12T13:47:04+00:00 January 12th, 2022|Middle East|

Back in 2017, Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman calculated that tiny, blockaded Qatar would fold immediately. Riyadh was wrong, but did Doha win? Now celebrating its first anniversary, how long will reconciliation last?

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Four Israelis charged with providing intel to Iranian agent

By | 2022-01-12T13:43:10+00:00 January 12th, 2022|Israel|

Four women, all Jewish immigrants from Iran, were recruited over social media and asked by their handler to photograph sites in Israel, including U.S. Embassy, according to the indictment served against them

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Israel’s top court reduces penalty for settler who threw stun grenades at Palestinian homes

By | 2022-01-12T12:49:45+00:00 January 12th, 2022|Israel|

Justices reinstate a plea agreement deemed by a lower court too lenient, but call for harsher penalties on such offenses in the future

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The masked dealer: The future of U.S. billionaire Michael Steinhardt’s looted artifacts at Israel Museum

By | 2022-01-12T12:34:57+00:00 January 12th, 2022|Entertainment|

The museum must now decide what to do with the stolen artifacts and whether to leave the name of the person who ‘displayed a rapacious appetite for plundered artifacts’ on its prominent list of donors around the building. 'The museum’s role is not to s...

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Early Homo sapiens found in Ethiopia is older than had been thought

By | 2022-01-12T12:28:01+00:00 January 12th, 2022|Sci/Tech|

New analysis based on ash from volcanic cataclysm dates an early human found at Omo, Ethiopia, to 233,000 years, supporting the ‘early evolution’ theory for Homo sapiens

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