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Craft to ‘Post’: Many different sanctions will be applied to Iran

September 24th, 2020|Comments Off on Craft to ‘Post’: Many different sanctions will be applied to Iran

“Any country that violates 2231 runs the chance of having the same ramifications from the United States,” US Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft noted.

Probe of gang rape case that shocked Egypt targets witnesses and perpetrators alike

September 24th, 2020|Comments Off on Probe of gang rape case that shocked Egypt targets witnesses and perpetrators alike

Both suspects and witnesses could now face charges under the country’s morality laws, along with the main case of the alleged gang rape – a move which activists say will discourage other victims from coming forward

Amid ‘increasing’ crackdown, Saudi dissidents form opposition party

September 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on Amid ‘increasing’ crackdown, Saudi dissidents form opposition party

The National Assembly Party, made up mostly of exiled activists, calls for elected parliament and balance of powers but stop short of calling for protests in the kingdom

Netanyahu, Bahrain leader speak on the phone

September 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on Netanyahu, Bahrain leader speak on the phone

The phone call, which took place during the coronavirus cabinet meeting, was about possible ways of cooperation between Israel and Bahrain.

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Walmart to test drone delivery of COVID-19 test kits

September 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Walmart to test drone delivery of COVID-19 test kits

The drones launched on Tuesday will drop the COVID-19 self-collection kits on driveways, front sidewalks or backyards of homes within a one-mile radius of designated Walmart stores.

US charges NYPD officer with acting as an illegal agent of China

September 21st, 2020|Comments Off on US charges NYPD officer with acting as an illegal agent of China

Angwang is accused of reporting to Chinese consulate officials about the activities of Chinese citizens in the NYC area and assessing potential intelligence sources within the local Tibetan community

Russia’s Lavrov sketches out post-Western world order

September 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Russia’s Lavrov sketches out post-Western world order

"It is time to stop applying Western metrics to our actions and stop trying to be liked by the West at any cost."

Egypt discovers 27 sarcophagi more than 2,500 years old

September 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Egypt discovers 27 sarcophagi more than 2,500 years old

The wooden sarcophagi are ornately painted and covered in hieroglyphs, and were found stacked in two burial shafts, the ministry said in a statement. They have not yet been opened, the ministry said.

German Green Party slammed for courting Iran after wrestler’s execution

September 21st, 2020|Comments Off on German Green Party slammed for courting Iran after wrestler’s execution

Stop the Bomb accused the Greens of apparently deceiving the public, writing as if they did not know they are “dealing with a state terrorist and antisemitic regime.”

Boeing strengthens Israeli companies by investing $1b. in last 3 years

June 27th, 2020|Comments Off on Boeing strengthens Israeli companies by investing $1b. in last 3 years

“This news from the ICA that Boeing helped strengthen the Israeli aerospace sector by US$1 billion in just three years is impressive but not surprising,” said Maria Laine, Boeing vice president.

Haifa University launches student VC fund

May 23rd, 2020|Comments Off on Haifa University launches student VC fund

"Our goal is to enable every student at Haifa University to understand and reach their potential," said University of Haifa Rector Prof. Gustavo Mash.

Credit firm Michman signs up ex-Midgal CEO as chairman

May 11th, 2020|Comments Off on Credit firm Michman signs up ex-Midgal CEO as chairman

Yaniv Biton, founder of foreign banking credit company Michman Credit for Businesses, and accountant Doron Sapir signed a partnership agreement recently.

Corona-preneurs: Anglo entrepreneurs retool in the face of coronavirus

May 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Corona-preneurs: Anglo entrepreneurs retool in the face of coronavirus

“When you get hit by a coronavirus crisis, you either panic or fear or you decide to turn this into an opportunity,” Jerusalem-based Natalie Garson explained.

Navigating the crisis: How does El Al’s anticipated bailout stack up?

April 16th, 2020|Comments Off on Navigating the crisis: How does El Al’s anticipated bailout stack up?

Rescue package negotiations between Israel's flagship carrier El Al and the Finance Ministry are still ongoing after more than six weeks of talks and repeated warnings of imminent collapse.;

Concrete flooring: Some hard-and-fast facts By Jason Blackshaw

April 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Concrete flooring: Some hard-and-fast facts By Jason Blackshaw

Concrete is regarded as an important basic building material. It is used for practical purposes such as creating strong, enduring exteriors, reinforcing girders, and solidifying structures.

Tel Aviv Student Film Fest goes online

September 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Tel Aviv Student Film Fest goes online

The festival features Israeli and international competitions, as well as animated films, digital media and experimental and video programs.

Israeli singers contribute to International Peace Day broadcast

September 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Israeli singers contribute to International Peace Day broadcast

The annual Peace One Day happening, which has been going for 19 years now, is happening on September 21 with streamlined events with megastars such as, Paul McCartney, Elton John and Annie Lennox.

Archaic humans may have cooked 1.7 million years ago – in hot springs

September 17th, 2020|Comments Off on Archaic humans may have cooked 1.7 million years ago – in hot springs

More than a million years before we discovered ‘fire,’ meat-eating archaic humans living in Olduvai Gorge were in proximity of hot springs and may have discovered the wonders of boiling their prey

New international innovation quarter launched in Jerusalem

September 15th, 2020|Comments Off on New international innovation quarter launched in Jerusalem

“It is precisely during these difficult times, more than ever, that Jerusalem must build itself for the new world after the economic and social crisis caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic."

Taglit-Birthright Israel, ‘Post’ to broadcast Innovation Conference

September 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Taglit-Birthright Israel, ‘Post’ to broadcast Innovation Conference

The conference will focus on technological solutions and products that are being developed in Israel in the struggle against the coronavirus and be aired live on the Post's website.

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Netanyahu’s tirade against protests reprises German ‘stab in the back’ myth

By | September 25th, 2020|Categories: Israel|

The demonstrators outside his Jerusalem home will soon be known as 'Balfour Criminals' – as in 'November Criminals'

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As jobless number climbs, businesses brace for lockdown, beg for exemption

By | September 25th, 2020|Categories: Israel|

Tech sector should remain relatively unaffected, but lockdown could spell disaster for manufacturers, who say less than 1% of their workforce has tested positive to COVID

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Israel army joins coronavirus fight, but it’s an uphill battle

By | September 25th, 2020|Categories: Israel|

Current rate of infection makes it hard for the army to operate its (growing) contact tracing system ■ What could explain the army chief's cautious approach

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Netanyahu wages a holy war against protests. It’s already claimed the first casualty

By | September 25th, 2020|Categories: Israel|

Suffocating Israel's economy will carry a heavy price, and the infringement on the rights of Israeli citizens will be felt long after the virus is history

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