Daily Archives: January 14, 2022

A forgotten kibbutz building designed by Buckminster Fuller holds a lesson for Tel Aviv architects

By | 2022-01-14T21:53:44+00:00 January 14th, 2022|Entertainment|

The housing projects and public structures of Israel's early decades were considered boring and ugly, and have been forgotten. But the story of one remarkable building could offer an alternative to Tel Aviv's glittery towers

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Israeli police ran over a Palestinian anti-occupation protester – then fled the scene

By | 2022-01-14T21:15:01+00:00 January 14th, 2022|Israel|

A tow truck escorted by a police vehicle hit Suleiman Hadalan, an older anti-occupation activist, in the South Hebron Hills. Both Israeli vehicles fled without summoning assistance for the fearless protester, who now in vegetative state

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Sudan’s chaos reflects the creeping erosion of U.S. influence

By | 2022-01-14T19:42:51+00:00 January 14th, 2022|Middle East|

Nearly three months since the military coup, U.S. mediation efforts are flagging, and the crisis has been overshadowed by the resignation of a U.S. envoy

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Cabinet expected to approve inquiry into submarine affair involving Netanyahu associates

By | 2022-01-14T17:49:46+00:00 January 14th, 2022|Israel|

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett still not sure whether or not he will vote in favor or against of an official inquiry, which Defense Minister Gantz dubbed as 'a national need'

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Arab-Israeli leader to be probed for shoving Kahanist lawmaker

By | 2022-01-14T15:53:47+00:00 January 14th, 2022|Israel|

kahanist lawmaker Itamar Ben-Gvir will also be investigated for a separate incident, in which he pulled his gun on Arab security guards during a parking dispute

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Netanyahu’s plea-deal dilemma: Does get-out-of-jail mean ending his political career?

By | 2022-01-14T15:25:35+00:00 January 14th, 2022|Israel|

A ‘moral turpitude’ clause would keep Netanyahu from running in elections until he’s around 80, effectively ending the career of your average politician

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The Iraqi cleric’s gamble to sideline in Iran-backed factions in new government

By | 2022-01-14T13:20:08+00:00 January 14th, 2022|Middle East|

The movement led by Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr already re-elected a parliamentary speaker opposed by the Iran-aligned camp, and could leave them in Iraq's opposition for the first time in the post-Saddam era

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Four vaccines a year: Is this how we’ll go on coping with COVID?

By | 2022-01-14T03:55:38+00:00 January 14th, 2022|Israel|

Global health experts just said repeated, frequent booster shots are not a viable solution for defeating the pandemic. So what lies ahead for COVID vaccines in Israel and beyond?

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Israeli army can be happy about recent poll. Israeli democracy, less

By | 2022-01-14T03:54:21+00:00 January 14th, 2022|Israel|

The annual Israeli Democracy Institute survey, which found public support for the Israeli army at a 13-year low, raised concerns of a rift between the public and the military. But some experts say the alarm is uncalled for

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