Daily Archives: January 17, 2022

Iran and the U.S. both losing patience, but neither wants to blow up nuclear talks

By | 2022-01-17T21:17:13+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Middle East|

Mutual motivation rather than external pressures could lead to a breakthrough in the nuclear talks, as both Washington and Tehran appear to need a deal

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Israeli military restricts Palestinians, but allows settler event at evicted outpost

By | 2022-01-17T20:47:50+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Middle East|

Despite military checkpoints, some 1,200 people celebrated a Tu B’Shvat seder in the flashpoint settlement outpost of Homesh

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Israeli pilots refuse to fly to Seoul to pick up rapid COVID tests

By | 2022-01-17T20:06:58+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Airline asks court for immediate injunction to force pilots to fly as part of government contract. Pilots say that 'they need to stay home to watch the cat,' company says

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Haredi military draft bill fails Knesset vote after Arab coalition member votes no

By | 2022-01-17T19:36:17+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Israel|

Bill on draft exemptions for yeshiva students falls one vote short of moving to next stage, with Meretz lawmaker voting against it in protest of 'racist' policies. The government pushes for another vote this week

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Long neglected, rain floods Palestinian Jerusalem neighborhood. Again

By | 2022-01-17T19:29:06+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Israel|

'Until someone dies, they won’t do anything,' says resident of Kafr Aqab, which is cut off from the rest of the city because it falls on the West Bank side of the Israeli separation barrier

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Netanyahu trial: Investigator in corruption case denies telling witness to change lawyers

By | 2022-01-17T19:22:24+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Israel|

The investigator was being questioned about the treatment of state's evidence and former Netanyahu aide, Nir Hefetz, during interrogation

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Busy with plea deal in corruption case, Netanyahu is absent from the Knesset

By | 2022-01-17T18:14:08+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Israel|

Opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu tells attorneys to push on in negotiations with Israel's attorney general. Sources close to the former PM claim he missed Knesset events due to COVID concerns

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Despite being most adversely affected by COVID, Israel’s ultra-Orthodox change daily routines least

By | 2022-01-17T17:55:20+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Israel|

According to one study, if Israel’s Haredi population centers were considered their own sovereign state, their infection level would be more than twice as high as that of any country in the world

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Fourth COVID shot ‘only partially effective against omicron,’ initial Israeli findings suggest

By | 2022-01-17T16:38:37+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Health|

Israeli researchers identify rise in antibody levels in people administered a second booster of the Pfizer COVID vaccine, but not enough to block the omicron variant

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Iranian diplomats arrive in Saudi Arabia for the first time since 2016

By | 2022-01-17T16:20:07+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Middle East|

The diplomats come to represent Tehran in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation a development which reflects possibility of diplomatic exchange and strengthening of ties between the rival countries

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