Daily Archives: January 23, 2022

Police used NSO spyware to hack phones of Israeli mayors without warrant, report claims

By | 2022-01-23T12:31:15+00:00 January 23rd, 2022|Israel|

The police only secured legal backing for the use of NSO's Pegasus spyware after the hacking, and the investigations into the three Israeli mayors were all eventually closed, a new Calcalist report finds

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When you’re too young to watch period dramas like ‘The Gilded Age’

By | 2022-01-23T10:39:05+00:00 January 23rd, 2022|Entertainment|

If you loved ‘Downton Abbey,’ get the cucumber sandwiches out for HBO’s ‘The Gilded Age.’ But there’s much more fun to be had in Amazon Prime’s ‘As We See It’

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Haredi party head Dery resigns from Israeli parliament as part of plea deal

By | 2022-01-23T10:01:47+00:00 January 23rd, 2022|Israel|

The plea bargain in the tax evasion case will not require jail time and will enable Arye Dery, who is expected to stay on as Shas' chairman, to run for the Knesset again in the future

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Israel’s public security minister: Settler attack on activists is ‘terrorism’

By | 2022-01-23T09:42:56+00:00 January 23rd, 2022|Israel|

Israel's public security minister called the masked settlers who attacked human rights activists on Friday a 'terror organization,' but stated that it is 'very difficult' for police to arrest the perpetrators

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South Korea pays UN with frozen Iranian funds to restore Tehran’s voting rights

By | 2022-01-23T08:30:23+00:00 January 23rd, 2022|Middle East|

Seoul says it had paid $18 million in delinquent dues after consulting with the United States, in a possible sign of flexibility amid floundering nuclear talks

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U.K. accuses Putin of trying to install pro-Russian leader in Ukraine

By | 2022-01-23T08:25:07+00:00 January 23rd, 2022|World|

Britain's foreign secretary says Russian military invasion would be a 'massive strategic mistake' and would lead to 'severe' costs, as Russia continues to amass troops near its border with Ukraine

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Israel greenlights commission of inquiry into Netanyahu-era purchase of submarines, navy ships

By | 2022-01-23T03:50:05+00:00 January 23rd, 2022|Israel|

PM Bennett abstains ■ This is the second national commission of inquiry formed by Bennett's government ■ Commission to probe deals discussed between 2009 and 2016

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Israel wants to plant more trees to combat climate change, but just cut down 300,000 of them

By | 2022-01-23T03:46:37+00:00 January 23rd, 2022|Health|

Urban renewal plans see mature trees of great environmental import cut down across Israel, and activists warn of long-term damage

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