Middle East News http://feed.informer.com/digests/YOIQWNL8IM/feeder Middle East News Respective post owners and feed distributors Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:05:19 -0400 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ Can Israel, Hamas keep it calm after US killing of Soleimani? http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/israel-fret-us-pullout-iraq-hamas-iran-debt-soleimani-kill.html Full Feed urn:uuid:13d137ec-6498-5a12-b366-aa147ad70665 Thu, 01 Oct 2020 13:04:00 -0400 For Israel, the return of deterrence is tainted with the possibility of a nightmare scenario. Week in Review Chutzpah: Russian Jews not Jewish enough for chief rabbi http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/israel-russian-immigrants-law-of-return-jews-chief-rabbi.html Full Feed urn:uuid:6025b6c0-bbe3-d873-1bbb-79de13c4626f Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:30:00 -0400 In maligning immigrants from the former Soviet Union, Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef ignores that contrary to his ultra-Orthodox congregants, they contribute to Israel's economy and risk their lives serving in the military. Akiva Eldar Chutzpah: Russian Jews not Jewish enough for Israel's chief rabbi http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/israel-russian-immigrants-law-of-return-jews-chief-rabbi.html Full Feed urn:uuid:b1db62a9-96ab-2b8b-dfe5-13d883b8c767 Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:30:00 -0400 In maligning immigrants from the former Soviet Union, Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef ignores that contrary to his ultra-Orthodox congregants, they contribute to Israel's economy and risk their lives serving in the military. Akiva Eldar Russian Jews not Jewish enough for Israel's chief rabbi http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/israel-russian-immigrants-law-of-return-jews-chief-rabbi.html Full Feed urn:uuid:252727f3-5098-8f94-90f5-131b5ed3b56f Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:30:00 -0400 In maligning immigrants from the former Soviet Union, Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef ignores that contrary to his ultra-Orthodox congregants, they contribute to Israel's economy and risk their lives serving in the military. Akiva Eldar Will Egyptians benefit from latest fuel price move? http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/egypt-fuel-pricing-mechanism-octane-gasoline-imf-program.html Full Feed urn:uuid:d50ca68d-d458-db9f-ceac-82703588bf6b Thu, 01 Oct 2020 09:19:00 -0400 Egypt’s Follow-up Committee for the Automatic Pricing Mechanism for Petroleum Products recently issued its quarterly decision on the trajectory of domestic fuel prices. A correspondent in Egypt Israel’s economy victim of political gridlock http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/israel-elections-government-finance-ministry-state-deficit.html Full Feed urn:uuid:c9d7e957-98ec-73a9-c977-476d48d33817 Thu, 01 Oct 2020 06:56:00 -0400 Without a new state budget, without new senior officials and without new reforms, Israel’s economy is one of the biggest victims of the current political chaos. Danny Zaken Egyptian political party leaders react to Sisi’s merger proposal http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/egypt-sisi-political-parties-merging-wafd-opposition.html Full Feed urn:uuid:53f00718-844a-da34-758d-7dd1f9e3550d Thu, 01 Oct 2020 04:40:00 -0400 As Egypt prepares for parliamentary elections in November, political party representatives examine what's needed to implement the president's advice to consolidate the country's more than 100 parties. Mohammad Hanafi Bernie Sanders, Ilhan Omar push Democrats left on Iran war powers http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/bernie-sanders-ilhan-omar-democrat-left-war-powers-iran.html Full Feed urn:uuid:2ead16f4-3bf9-b6a8-cd26-39b27acd5080 Tue, 01 Sep 2020 19:20:00 -0400 The Congressional Progressive Caucus has been instrumental in setting the Democratic agenda to push back against President Donald Trump’s Iran policy. Bryant Harris Dueling Middle East lobbyists rush to praise Trump for Soleimani killing http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/dueling-lobbyists-praise-trump-qasem-soleimani-killing.html Full Feed urn:uuid:087b01cc-c6fe-01f3-e17c-633a25e9540d Tue, 01 Sep 2020 18:27:00 -0400 Foreign agents seeking to sway the president on behalf of both warring factions in Libya are among the cheer squad. Julian Pecquet Will Israel get Republican/Democrat-style big parties? http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/israel-benjamin-netanyahu-republican-party-democrats-likud.html Full Feed urn:uuid:29949d40-3b84-4f08-bbc1-e32f841671a2 Tue, 01 Sep 2020 12:44:00 -0400 The fate of Israel’s next elections will be determined within the next few days by the alliances forged or not forged between the parties on Israel’s political right and left. Ben Caspit Hamas must choose: Egypt or Iran? http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/israel-iran-hamas-egypt-qasem-soleimani-ismail-haniyeh-gaza.html Full Feed urn:uuid:9a2b7779-a9b1-72b6-1806-43e64edd1dc6 Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:28:00 -0400 Angered that Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh broke an agreement not to visit Iran, Egypt will make Hamas understand that it must choose sides and break with Iran if the movement hopes to survive. Shlomi Eldar Jordan feels Soleimani side effects http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/jordan-iran-soleimani-killing-iraq-syria-relations.html Full Feed urn:uuid:f257b53a-7db0-5914-861c-368670555a85 Tue, 01 Sep 2020 08:39:00 -0400 The assassination of Iran’s top commander, Qasem Soleimani, has raised concerns in Jordan, with analysts fearing retaliation against US military assets in the kingdom. Jacob Wirtschafter Young Middle Easterners turning on to podcasts http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/middle-east-podcasts-inch-toward-recognition.html Full Feed urn:uuid:f1833e6a-c609-05f4-e281-850f5b440dc9 Tue, 01 Sep 2020 08:11:00 -0400 Young people in the Middle East are turning to podcasts to generate wide-ranging and in-depth conversations on politics, events and other topics of personal interest. Megan Giovannetti Hackers zap official Iraqi websites with cyberattacks http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/iraq-cybersecurity-hack-protests.html Full Feed urn:uuid:8cd1653f-f03d-fb71-3643-deebe5412f5c Tue, 01 Sep 2020 07:23:00 -0400 Electronic hacking operations against Iraqi institutional websites have sabotaged the prime minister’s page and those of various governmental, ministerial and security agencies. Adnan Abu Zeed Ankara divides Syrian rebels on fighting in Libya http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/turkey-syria-libya-enticement-divides-syrian-rebels.html Full Feed urn:uuid:2ad0a421-73b1-c30a-e340-e1d0baa06d10 Sat, 01 Aug 2020 11:25:00 -0400 Turkey’s plan to recruit mercenaries from Syria for the Libyan battlefield is gaining traction but appears to creating rifts among the Syrian opposition as fighters are lured to Libya by Turkish promises of money and more. Fehim Tastekin Netanyahu suddenly facing effective opposition http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/israel-opposition-knesset-blue-and-white-likud-center-left.html Full Feed urn:uuid:178a58ce-48e1-b1e3-794e-8e16b68a2235 Sat, 01 Aug 2020 11:08:00 -0400 The possibility of lifting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's immunity after the Knesset was dissolved is exactly the sort of move that an effective opposition is expected to promote. Mazal Mualem Haniyeh’s visit signals Hamas seeks stronger Iranian alliance http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/hamas-haniyeh-visit-iran-funeral-soleimani-alliance-support.html Full Feed urn:uuid:486afed7-cb8f-4181-33f3-b9dd9cb1229e Sat, 01 Aug 2020 09:22:00 -0400 Hamas politburo chief Ismail Haniyeh's busy schedule when he visited Iran for the funeral of Quds Force commander Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani indicates Hamas seeks to forge a deeper alliance with Iran and obtain additional support. Adnan Abu Amer Nasrallah calls for regional action against US military http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/lebanon-hezbollah-expel-us-forces-iran-soleimani-killing.html Full Feed urn:uuid:26d6f4db-7f73-5dd8-a52a-75cdf8a2afe1 Sat, 01 Aug 2020 08:44:00 -0400 The head of Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement, Hassan Nasrallah, called for expelling US troops from the region in response to the killing of top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani, adding that US military assets will be targeted. Ali Rizk Oman’s humanitarian aid to Yemen also pragmatic http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/oman-humanitarian-aid-yemen-pragmatic.html Full Feed urn:uuid:135b6682-782b-6041-c719-97b359d3b696 Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:44:00 -0400 Providing assistance to Yemenis requires Oman to maintain a low profile and strike a political balance with its giant neighbor to the northwest, Saudi Arabia. Sebastian Castelier How Israel is feeding fire of US-Iran escalation http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/israel-iran-us-qasem-soleimani-hassan-rouhani-assasination.html Full Feed urn:uuid:d2a94e83-5a13-c25e-022d-bcd793bc265a Wed, 01 Jul 2020 08:48:00 -0400 Instead of stoking the fire and congratulating US President Donald Trump over the killing of Iran’s Qasem Soleimani, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should look at the larger picture. Akiva Eldar Palestinian Fatah camps jockeying for post-Abbas leadership http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/palestinian-general-elections-fatah-coalitions.html Full Feed urn:uuid:eb930971-a0b7-00f5-b6e2-610e7468daf6 Wed, 01 Jul 2020 08:17:00 -0400 With Palestinian elections supposedly in the works, the leadership struggle within Fatah is intensifying in the quest to lead the movement in the post-Abbas era. Daoud Kuttab Palestinians wary of ICC call for probe into Israeli war crimes http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/palestinians-call-criminal-court-probe-into-israeli-crimes.html Full Feed urn:uuid:3a70eeea-faff-edb8-45ee-aa0fcf3be073 Sun, 01 Mar 2020 04:35:00 -0500 Palestinians received with skepticism the announcement by the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor that an investigation should be launched to document war crimes in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, while some believe it could herald change if it is followed by concrete actions. Tareq Subhi Hajjaj (Palestine Pulse) IDF, State to Supreme Court: Petition of women in tanks 'irrelevant' https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/IDF-State-to-Supreme-Court-Petition-of-women-in-tanks-irrelevant-614794 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:177b2192-8968-8c6c-db86-47ab3e13d927 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:49:38 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/427456' /><br />State attorneys have argued that the military's decision to continue the pilot program renders the Supreme Court's intervention irrelevant.<br />; Groundbreaking Israeli microbe research scoops up €4 million in grants https://www.timesofisrael.com/groundbreaking-israeli-microbe-research-scoops-up-e4-million-in-grants/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:a683d7d5-964b-4ab5-467e-d7f66ca8db95 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:40:38 -0500 Ben Gurion U prof Itzik Mizrahi plans to engineer microbial communities to reduce climate-warming methane and develop more sustainable methods of creating energy, treating waste Startup Israel bacteria research Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) life sciences grants Algeria strives to regain prominence as world powers debate Libya's future http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/algeria-role-libya-war-foreign-intervention.html Full Feed urn:uuid:30d26c5a-43f1-0261-18a5-9ea8666d1b5e Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:38:22 -0500 Despite Algeria's best efforts, nine years of conflict in neighboring Libya have essentially brought an international proxy war to Algiers' doorstep. Simon Speakman Cordall What's in store for Iraq's PMU after death of top commander? http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/iraq-iran-pmu-muhandis-sadr.html Full Feed urn:uuid:f3630e3d-3b93-7438-16e4-8d5d2c310c99 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:38:22 -0500 The Popular Mobilization Units will face fragmentation and division after the assassination of Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, who was the backbone of the Iran-backed organization. Mustafa Saadoun Netanyahu to TBN: Everyone should rise up against the ICC https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Netantyahu-Jews-will-never-ever-again-be-defenseless-614783 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:fec4daa0-06d7-49e4-b7aa-4672a47a548d Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:33:37 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451684' /><br />"Iran is openly declares every day that it wants to wipe Israel off the face of the Earth, and, by the way, Israel today has a population of more than 6 million Jews."<br />; Iranian MP announces $3 million award for 'whoever kills Trump' https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Iranian-MP-announces-3-million-award-for-whoever-kills-Trump-614793 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0d7e94e0-5bcd-a6f0-1437-e6d6ea281376 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:31:43 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/450358' /><br />Another parliamentarian said that Iran would be protected if it had nuclear weapons.<br />; At Auschwitz liberation tribute, Israel should study tale of two monuments https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/At-Auschwitz-liberation-tribute-Israel-should-study-tale-of-two-monuments-614769 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d34c21f7-4149-19ba-839f-fb2b6b72601d Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:29:52 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://www.jpost.com//HttpHandlers/ShowImage.ashx?id=343727&w=898&h=628' /><br />The Germans continue to acknowledge, confront and apologize for their dark past. In contrast, Lithuanians, Armenians, Poles and others are rewriting and distorting their roles in this tragic history.<br />; Israel experiences snow, rain as winter storms continue https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Israel-experiences-snow-rain-as-winter-storms-continue-614779 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8612b1af-7f4f-f347-9052-b69024ad265f Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:28:39 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452151' /><br />Mount Hermon ski resort is closed to visitors after it received 15cm (5.9 in) of snow overnight.<br />; Israeli F-35 jet accidentally reveals location over nuclear facility https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/IAF-F-35-exposes-itself-over-Dimona-nuclear-facility-614742 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:bd3f3f6c-4ad1-73a8-4d7b-0539e5ec11d1 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:26:26 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/448848' /><br />According to the source, the aircraft revealed itself at an altitude of 31,000 feet over the nuclear facility when the pilot turned on a non-encrypted transponder.<br />; "We must boldly seize the day," Trump says in Davos https://www.jpost.com/International/Trump-featured-in-Davos-as-Senate-impeachment-trial-opens-in-Washington-614791 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:7d38a00b-e215-74d6-d18c-4f7278ea12c7 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:21:59 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452164' /><br />US President Donald Trump demonstrates his diplomatic power abroad as the Senate in Washington D.C. is slated to open his impeachment trial.<br />; Holocaust victims' fates could be revealed with facial recognition https://www.jpost.com/Jpost-Tech/Holocaust-victims-fates-could-be-revealed-with-facial-recognition-614797 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:690cc933-874a-7db6-fd92-6e9db15a4953 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:19:04 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452167' /><br />Shem Olam Holocaust Memorial Center launched its "Face to Face" project in July, calling via social media for people to send in pictures for facial recognition scans.<br />; Less than half of French confident of government ability to tackle anti-Semitism https://www.timesofisrael.com/less-than-half-of-french-confident-of-government-ability-to-tackle-anti-semitism/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ee1b68e7-c913-b98c-3ac1-167964bddffa Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:13:07 -0500 American Jewish Council survey finds nearly three-quarters in France think racism against Jews is a problem affecting the entire society, 52% of Jews considered leaving Jewish Times anti-Semitism anti-Semitism in France French Jews Emmanuel Macron AJC American Jewish Committee Jailed British-Australian academic rejected Iran’s offer to work as a spy https://www.timesofisrael.com/jailed-british-australian-academic-rejected-irans-offer-to-work-as-a-spy/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:06f93208-22cd-344f-db57-a4e005d05f29 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:13:00 -0500 In letters smuggled out of prison, Kylie Moore-Gilbert says she turned down chance to work for Revolutionary Guards and is held under extremely restrictive conditions Israel & the Region Kylie Moore-Gilbert Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Evin Prison Iran-UK relations Iran-Australia relations Iran China virus fears grow as human transmission and fourth death confirmed http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/china-virus-fears-grow-as-human-transmission-and-fourth-death-confirmed-151257 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:d78664cd-c29f-4aa5-c60d-1ef0c0b7980a Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:11:00 -0500 With millions of Asians traveling on Jan. 21 for the Lunar New Year holiday, authorities in China confirmed that a new virus could be spread through human contact, reporting 15 medical staff had been infected and a fourth person had died.     World This time around, Arab MK Heba Yazbak could be barred from Knesset run https://www.timesofisrael.com/this-time-around-arab-mk-heba-yazbak-could-be-barred-from-knesset-run/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:7682de17-81f5-12c5-1bf2-9150fe5097ec Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:02:25 -0500 Central Elections Committee expected to ban Joint List lawmaker from running in March; here's why the ban may withstand Supreme Court review Israel Inside Shai Nitzan Heba Yazbak Joint List Balad party Central Elections Committee 2019-2020 Israeli elections Blue and White party Otzma Yehudit Baruch Marzel Itamar Ben Gvir Bentzi Gopstein Watch Live — Trump says American dream is back as he touts economic success in Davos https://www.jpost.com/International/Trump-featured-in-Davos-as-Senate-impeachment-trial-opens-in-Washington-614791 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4cf48fba-5497-ea1d-004c-164576179039 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:02:09 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452164' /><br />US President Donald Trump demonstrates his diplomatic power abroad as the Senate in Washington D.C. is slated to open his impeachment trial.<br />; Ya'alon to 'Post': Gantz more serious on annexing Jordan Valley than Bibi https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Yaalon-to-Jpost-Gantz-more-serious-on-annexing-Jordan-Valley-than-Bibi-614748 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:54a36c70-cd17-e82d-d60a-79cad1085ecf Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:59:20 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/425142' /><br />“Gantz, as chairman of Blue and White, has said very clearly that the Jordan Valley will remain [Israel’s] forever.”<br />; Italian firms enjoy investing in Turkey: Survey http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/italian-firms-enjoy-investing-in-turkey-survey-151256 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:b1394709-4125-dd0c-b0a1-ce46bd81c63f Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:53:44 -0500 Nine out of every 10 Italian companies are pleased to invest in Turkey, according to a Rome-based institution's research. Economy The human mind is in danger of being hacked, warns Israeli author Harari https://www.jpost.com/Jpost-Tech/How-will-a-technological-arms-race-shape-our-future-614785 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8140d2f3-3074-723c-2534-10aeb6e726c1 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:40:01 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452163' /><br />Israeli academic Yuval Noah Harari of Hebrew University and Huawei Technologies CEO Ren Zhengei speculate about the dangers technology pose to the privacy of the mind.<br />; Police arrests 3 for alleged drone shipment to Syria http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/police-arrests-3-for-alleged-drone-shipment-to-syria-151255 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:3aa4bc37-a4fb-94a2-9650-eec672660786 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:40:00 -0500 Turkish police on Jan. 21 arrested three suspects for allegedly sending a shipment of four unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to terrorist groups in Syria, security sources said. Turkey Trump speaks in Davos as Senate impeachment trial opens in Washington https://www.jpost.com/International/Trump-featured-in-Davos-as-Senate-impeachment-trial-opens-in-Washington-614791 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:a84be81c-fd3d-f459-84f9-15cf6be0ffb1 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:38:31 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452164' /><br />US President Donald J. Trump is expected to speak about Iran, the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and antisemitism.<br />; China sentences ex-boss of Interpol to 13 years https://www.timesofisrael.com/china-sentences-ex-boss-of-interpol-to-13-years/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:47582f53-4798-0d86-8d8d-7ffc0d24b52c Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:38:07 -0500 Suspicions that Meng Hongwei fell out of political favor with President Xi Jinping; Meng headed international police organization until he vanished after traveling to China in 2018 Israel & the Region Xi Jinping Meng Hongwei INTERPOL China French Jews and Non-Jews deeply concerned about rising antisemitism - poll https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/French-Jews-and-Non-Jews-deeply-concerned-about-rising-antisemitism-poll-614795 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:5bef9c68-b7c8-c608-7885-a3ffcfe1673b Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:35:27 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452166' /><br />73% of the French public and 72% of Jews ‘consider antisemitism a problem that affects all of French society.’<br />; Serbia flies yellow-badge flag to honor Holocaust victims https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/Serbia-flies-yellow-badge-flag-to-honor-holocaust-victims-614786 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b719411e-d4ca-190a-8f26-64ab178ff42a Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:30:11 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/438381' /><br />President Aleksandar Vučić tweeted a photo of the flag flying over his official residence, with the words 'never again.'<br />; Thousands of officers to secure Jerusalem for Auschwitz memorial https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Thousands-of-officers-to-secure-Jerusalem-for-Auschwitz-memorial-614787 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:99a92f99-a284-7202-0ea7-fa7d3c0be064 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:26:23 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452165' /><br />Dozens of world leaders and dignitaries arriving in Israel for mass commemoration.<br />; Russia ships 120 missiles to Turkey for S-400 system https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Russia-ships-120-missiles-to-Turkey-for-S-400-system-614784 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:fe9a7eb1-1f01-0c47-3524-a706d3393b77 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 05:09:02 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452157' /><br />Turkey hopes system will be operational by April, a major turning point in Turkey-Russia relations.<br />; Florida cop suspended for wife's Facebook posts against Rashida Tlaib https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Florida-cop-suspended-for-his-wifes-Facebook-posts-against-Rashida-Tlaib-614725 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0a55b552-024b-713d-0e5a-82a674295c1a Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:55:01 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/449952' /><br />Lima-Taub explained that her primary issue with Tlaib is the congresswoman's support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.<br />; Iranian-Turkish gold trader Zarrab’s former champion racehorse hung in limbo http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/iranian-turkish-gold-trader-zarrabs-former-champion-racehorse-hung-in-limbo-151254 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:5023b53f-011a-6d83-75ec-6eb8c8371068 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:52:03 -0500 A racehorse belonging to Reza Zarrab, a Turkish-Iranian businessman who was arrested in the U.S. in 2016 over evading sanctions on Iran, had to leave his champion-style life in a hippodrome to live a more modest life on a simple ranch on the outskirts of Istanbul. Turkey Auto giant Daimler to test pioneering Israeli waste-to-plastic solution https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Auto-giant-Daimler-to-test-pioneering-Israeli-waste-to-plastic-solution-614790 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:31b6236b-954b-535e-16d4-85e5d90ed6d3 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:39:44 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/443954' /><br />The thermoplastic designed by UBQ, based in Kibbutz Tze’elim, was named last year as "the most climate-positive material on the planet."<br />; Israeli F-35 jet accidentally exposes location over nuclear facility https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/IAF-F-35-exposes-itself-over-Dimona-nuclear-facility-614742 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f10bf7a1-249e-17b2-00d4-d38ade495825 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:36:50 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/448848' /><br />According to the source, the aircraft revealed itself at an altitude of 31,000 feet over the nuclear facility when the pilot turned on a non-encrypted transponder.<br />; Israeli weekly growth-hormone therapy edges closer to market https://www.jpost.com/HEALTH-SCIENCE/Israeli-weekly-growth-hormone-therapy-edges-closer-to-market-614718 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:752e39dd-b2d7-3fba-5ec0-5f79e0ca256a Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:35:07 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452162' /><br />As with all daily injections, the treatment is often associated with poor levels of adherence.<br />; Renowned guitarist Steve Vai to play at February festival https://www.timesofisrael.com/renowned-guitarist-steve-vai-to-play-at-february-festival/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:bd4b6e0b-70dc-0ecf-0feb-2ec6708e4ad4 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:34:54 -0500 The Grammy winner will offer a master class at the Red Sea Guitar Festival Israel Inside Eilat musicians workshops Iran asks US, France for equipment to download downed plane's black boxes https://www.jpost.com/International/Iran-asks-US-France-for-equipment-to-download-downed-planes-black-boxes-614780 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:e2adf0fa-c5cc-b53b-8c0e-5eb42cf8bf4b Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:33:48 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451650' /><br />Iran, which took several days to admit its role in bringing down the plane and faced street protests at home as a result, has given mixed signals about whether it will hand over the recorders.<br />; Israel slips to sixth place in annual Bloomberg Innovation Index https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-slips-to-sixth-place-in-annual-bloomberg-innovation-index/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:79683d88-52e2-ed50-8898-ac7d8e68a291 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:25:22 -0500 Startup Nation places first in R&#038;D intensity, lags in productivity, manufacturing; Germany takes top spot from 6-year champion South Korea Startup Israel innovation innovation in Israel Bloomberg Innovation Index Serbia flies yellow badge flag to honor holocaust victims https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/Serbia-flies-yellow-badge-flag-to-honor-holocaust-victims-614786 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:6241ed65-40e8-fe2b-c76f-3409189f3471 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:24:46 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/438381' /><br />President Aleksandar Vučić tweeted a photo of the flag flying over his official residence, with the words 'never again.'<br />; LIVE - How will a technological arms race shape our future? https://www.jpost.com/Jpost-Tech/How-will-a-technological-arms-race-shape-our-future-614785 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d36bfb0d-2d4d-37d6-9f01-d15138da4a16 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:24:43 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452160' /><br />Israeli academic Yuval Noah Harari of Hebrew University and Huawei Technologies chief-executive officer Ren Zhengei discuss the fourth industrial revolution.<br />; Greta Thunberg at Davos: People are dying from climate change https://www.jpost.com/International/LIVE-Greta-Thunberg-speaks-to-world-leaders-at-Davos-614782 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:cb0129b6-6277-0ba9-1cea-1d0cee25dbca Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:23:37 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452158' /><br />World leaders gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.<br />; Greta Thunberg calls on world leaders to listen to young activists http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/greta-thunberg-calls-on-world-leaders-to-listen-to-young-activists-151252 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:1f4361ac-954b-c5d4-c3d3-ea303bdf9549 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:21:14 -0500 Greta Thunberg, who has inspired a new generation of activists to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos this year, urged world leaders to listen to young people on Jan. 21. World Survivor stories spotlight Auschwitz liberation anniversary https://www.timesofisrael.com/survivor-stories-spotlight-auschwitz-liberation-anniversary/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:d127f663-093b-1f50-0d9e-bf0b15b694e4 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:02:31 -0500 75 years after death camp prisoners freed, photo project featuring 75 people who survived the Holocaust to open at Ruhr Museum in the presence of German Chancellor Merkel Jewish Times Holocaust Holocaust survivors Angela Merkel Yad Vashem Martin Schoeller anti-Semitism Uncovered, Polish Jews’ pre-Holocaust plea to Chamberlain: Let us into Palestine https://www.timesofisrael.com/uncovered-polish-jews-pre-holocaust-plea-to-chamberlain-let-us-into-palestine/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:dfc38b6d-9e2b-3115-0204-1a2e3d375cd0 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 04:01:23 -0500 In March 1939, weeks before the notorious White Paper, Polish Jewry sent London a desperate telegram, published here apparently for the first time. At terrible cost, it was ignored Jewish Times Israeli history Jewish history Holocaust Holocaust victims Neville Chamberlain White Paper Snow in the north as cold snap drops temperatures across the country https://www.timesofisrael.com/snow-in-the-north-as-cold-snap-drops-temperatures-across-the-country/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ac5bfeba-d56e-4c54-0909-2071fc7b358c Tue, 21 Jan 2020 03:45:36 -0500 Northern mountainous areas blanketed in white, heavy rain continues to fall in central regions; Mount Hermon ski resort closed to public Israel Inside Safed snow Mount Hermon weather in Israel Iran confirms two missiles fired at downed Ukraine airliner https://www.timesofisrael.com/iran-confirms-two-missiles-fired-at-downed-ukraine-airliner/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4dc6c0f9-0610-0bdf-ad86-953a3d168ca9 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 03:30:49 -0500 Tehran's civil aviation authority says it has yet to receive a positive response after requesting assistance from France and the US in decoding black boxes Israel & the Region Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 Ukraine Iran Iran confirms it fired two missiles at downed Ukraine airliner https://www.timesofisrael.com/iran-confirms-two-missiles-fired-at-downed-ukraine-airliner/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:9c02961f-6660-efe7-e471-0de4a2e7eda4 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 03:30:49 -0500 Tehran's civil aviation authority says it has yet to receive a positive response after requesting assistance from France and the US in decoding black boxes Israel & the Region Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 Ukraine Iran Warning Iran, PM says lesson of Auschwitz is to confront evil when it’s small https://www.timesofisrael.com/warning-iran-pm-says-lesson-of-auschwitz-is-to-confront-evil-when-its-small/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:945fff91-ddb8-2c45-cc5f-d967629aeaf8 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 03:22:38 -0500 In TV interview, Netanyahu warns Islamic Republic en route to nuclear arms and needs to stopped, calls for 'concrete sanctions' against International Criminal Court Israel & the Region Benjamin Netanyahu Iran's nuclear program Holocaust International Holocaust Remembrance Day Auschwitz-Birkenau ICC International Criminal Court Fatou Bensouda Libya's Haftar launches attack, tests peace summit http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/libyas-haftar-launches-attack-tests-peace-summit-151251 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:42a289b4-5b10-f553-6781-c9a46c5e4632 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 03:14:00 -0500 Militias loyal to Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar launched a mortar attack on Jan. 19, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Jan. 20. World Hayrettin Karaca: Turkey's 'forest hero' http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/hayrettin-karaca-turkeys-forest-hero-151249 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:aea9c6c5-8fb1-4af4-e54d-4d131983b985 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:56:00 -0500 The co-founder and honorary president of one of Turkey's foremost non-profit environmental organizations, Hayrettin Karaca -- or as he was known, Grandpa Earth -- died on Jan. 20 at the age of 97. Turkey LIVE - Greta Thunberg speaks to world leaders at Davos https://www.jpost.com/International/LIVE-Greta-Thunberg-speaks-to-world-leaders-at-Davos-614782 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f233223b-cf70-9f10-5fe8-58f830f3f710 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:54:39 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/446682' /><br />World leaders gather at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland<br />; Police warn of dangerous substance: Girl scout cookies https://www.jpost.com/OMG/Police-warn-of-dangerous-substance-Girl-scout-cookies-614781 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:6769cea1-42f1-7983-2a1f-2dfbe63fd31a Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:53:21 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452154' /><br />Officers at the Ravenna Police Dept in Ohio has selflessly offered to stand in the line of fire on this one.<br />; Tailor sews tiny denim clothes after being challenged http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/photo-tailor-sews-tiny-denim-clothes-after-being-challenged-151247 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:8a98610c-5efb-9319-1120-6e0aa5e750ad Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:27:01 -0500 A Turkish tailor has sewed the world’s smallest jean jacket in the central Konya province of Turkey. (Source: Anadolu Agency) Photo Teknofest 2020 publicized in southeastern Turkey http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/teknofest-2020-publicized-in-southeastern-turkey-151246 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:da747f8b-f415-9c65-fa5b-955fb7694f7a Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:20:34 -0500 Turkey's largest technology and aerospace fair Teknofest 2020 was publicized in a meeting held in the southeastern Gaziantep province on Jan. 20. Turkey Iran warns that ‘freedom-seekers’ around world will avenge Soleimani’s killing https://www.timesofisrael.com/iran-warns-that-freedom-seekers-around-world-will-avenge-soleimanis-killing/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f7b62d5f-a7ce-1b13-d819-b58b9fc43744 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:19:32 -0500 New commander of IRGC's expeditionary Quds Force says Tehran's enemy 'understands no language but force' Israel & the Region Iran Qassem Soleimani Amir Hatami Donald Trump Esmail Ghaani Central government gross debt stock hits $223 bln http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/central-government-gross-debt-stock-hits-223-bln-151244 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:86304654-83d5-ad7f-da4b-b9c0ea9e733e Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:12:11 -0500 Turkey's central government's gross debt stock became 1.33 trillion Turkish liras (around $223 billion) as of end-2019, according to Treasury and Finance Ministry on Jan. 20. Economy Police detains 4 over suspected links to FETÖ http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/police-detains-4-over-suspected-links-to-feto-151242 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:8d1f7394-47d4-bfca-63b7-058d3cee8087 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:02:18 -0500 Police detained four in western Turkey on Jan. 20 over suspected links to the FETÖ, the terror group behind the 2016 defeated coup. Turkey Police detains over 50 FETÖ-linked terror suspects http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/police-detains-over-50-feto-linked-terror-suspects-151242 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:e19b2162-9a53-37d5-e697-54ee9b02e5fe Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:02:00 -0500 Turkish security forces on Jan. 21 detained 52 suspects over ties to FETÖ, the group behind the defeated 2016 coup attempt. Turkey Turkish, Russian defense chiefs discuss regional issues http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-russian-defense-chiefs-discuss-regional-issues-151240 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:fc231002-7d41-48a1-ebf7-729acc7a54e9 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:56:25 -0500 The Turkish national defense minister discussed regional issues with his Russian counterpart over the phone, an official statement from Russia said on Jan. 20. Turkey Italian Jews welcome adoption of IHRA definition of antisemitism https://www.jpost.com/International/Italian-Jews-welcome-adoption-of-IHRA-definition-of-antisemitism-614775 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:043031e3-f3bc-ce23-d6f1-640d94e36694 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:54:26 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_Control/273535' /><br />Jewish leaders in Italy also praised the appointment of expert Prof. Milena Santerini as the government's national coordinator against antisemitism.<br />; IMF revises down global growth forecast for 2019-2021 http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/imf-revises-down-global-growth-forecast-for-2019-2021-151241 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:e6ae50f7-10e8-fefb-3db1-8332deff6d43 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:52:45 -0500 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has downgraded its growth forecasts for 2019-2021, primarily reflecting negative surprises to economic activity in a few emerging markets. Economy UK parliament presses Johnson to release Russia report http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/uk-parliament-presses-johnson-to-release-russia-report-151239 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:4f37971f-acac-780d-ce7b-ef6a7175040a Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:50:37 -0500 A prominent member of Britain's parliament has demanded that Prime Minister Boris Johnson release a report on Russian interference in British politics after delays, local media reported Jan. 20. World Turkish plane takes off to bring wounded from Somalia http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-plane-takes-off-to-bring-wounded-from-somalia-151238 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:33707705-c398-732d-68b0-57b0f3e5a5d0 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:46:09 -0500 Members of the National Medical Rescue Team departed for Somalia's capital on Jan. 21 to bring those wounded in a suicide car bombing over the weekend back to Turkey. Turkey Iraq clashes kill six, injure 60 in capital Baghdad http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/iraq-clashes-kill-six-injure-60-in-capital-baghdad-151237 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:c26555fe-7006-25a9-d3ca-f73ade128fa9 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:37:43 -0500 At least six Iraqis including two security personnel were killed and more than 60 injured in clashes between Iraqi security forces and protesters in the capital Baghdad, security and medical sources said on Jan. 20. World Pompeo praises 3 South American countries for declaring Hezbollah a terror group https://www.timesofisrael.com/pompeo-praises-3-south-american-countries-for-declaring-hezbollah-a-terror-group/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4e5c2aab-9c9d-68b6-bbcb-a144d906be2c Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:32:47 -0500 US secretary of state applauds Colombia, Honduras, and Guatemala; slams Venezuela for providing Iran-backed Lebanese organization with 'a home' in his country Israel & the Region Hezbollah Honduras Israel-Honduras relations Juan Orlando Hernandez terrorism Venezuela Nicolas Maduro Colombia European naval mission to secure Strait of Hormuz http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/european-naval-mission-to-secure-strait-of-hormuz-151236 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:700f0cec-ac58-cfae-6954-f82e245fc4a3 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:31:03 -0500 Eight European Union member states have decided to set up a naval surveillance mission in the Strait of Hormuz, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell announced on Jan. 20 after a meeting of the bloc's foreign ministers. World 2009 airliner crash probe only told half story: Report http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/2009-airliner-crash-probe-only-told-half-story-report-151235 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:a01d61c7-5fd0-26b2-b80d-9baff3480cb7 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:15:00 -0500 The 2009 crash of a Boeing jetliner operated by Turkish Airlines bears uncanny similarities to the crashes of two Boeing aircraft last year that left 346 people dead and forced the American aerospace titan to ground an entire fleet. Turkey UN warns of 'growing skepticism' over Cyprus deal http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/un-warns-of-growing-skepticism-over-cyprus-deal-151234 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:af2417cb-4599-4b29-98c1-49288bf538ea Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:12:04 -0500 The United Nations envoy to Cyprus warned on Jan. 20 of “growing skepticism” among the island's population that recent diplomatic efforts between the rival communities will herald a comprehensive peace deal. World Kushner heads to Israel with Trump reportedly mulling peace plan reveal https://www.timesofisrael.com/kushner-heads-to-israel-amid-report-trump-could-release-peace-plan/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:27e0d2fd-1472-cd47-ab93-1b5bdb0b9a37 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:29:44 -0500 President's son-in-law's visit comes with both the American leader and Netanyahu facing legal proceedings, and Israel heading into another election Israel & the Region Jared Kushner Donald Trump Israel-US relations Trump peace plan Avi Berkowitz Warren, Klobuchar, Omar support advocacy group with possible terror ties https://www.jpost.com/American-Politics/120-Congressmen-show-support-for-advocacy-group-with-possible-terror-ties-614714 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:74c35115-1731-e928-50de-866b585b7f32 Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:10:29 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452132' /><br />The Council on American Islamic Relations celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2019, publishing a gala program which included full copies of the letters<br />; With 10,000 officers, police gear up to protect massive Holocaust commemoration https://www.timesofisrael.com/with-10000-officers-police-gear-up-to-protect-massive-holocaust-commemoration/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:79d5082e-d98c-cb78-1707-b6315cd46e3f Mon, 20 Jan 2020 23:02:06 -0500 Road closures and traffic disruptions expected, as 47 delegations of world leaders visit Jerusalem in coming days to commemorate 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz Israel Inside Israel Police Reuven Rivlin president's residence Yad Vashem Holocaust remembrance Naama Issachar Steve Vai joins lineup of Red Sea Guitar Festival https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Steve-Vai-joins-lineup-of-Red-Sea-Guitar-Festival-614776 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:05ca9858-edc8-175b-cf73-60119e26c94a Mon, 20 Jan 2020 23:01:51 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452145' /><br />American guitar legend Steve Vai is returning to Israel to reveal more alien guitar secrets.<br />; Dentist collecting ancient artifacts for 25 years http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/dentist-collecting-ancient-artifacts-for-25-years-151223 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:4c3483f2-82b2-8eb0-b14f-19515f3f379f Mon, 20 Jan 2020 23:00:00 -0500 A dentist who started collecting ancient artifacts after he bought a Roman-era glass bottle 25 years ago now has a large collection and is displaying it at a museum Arts & Life Texas governor receives Friend of Zion award for support, advocacy https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Texas-governor-receives-Friend-of-Zion-award-for-support-advocacy-614774 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:00e5fada-f5c6-257f-11be-334aed2046ea Mon, 20 Jan 2020 22:49:50 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://www.jpost.com//HttpHandlers/ShowImage.ashx?id=378480&w=898&h=628' /><br />The award by the Friends of Zion Heritage Center is given to world leaders for exemplary support of the State of Israel and the Jewish people.<br />; UK to end early release of terror prisoners https://www.timesofisrael.com/uk-to-end-early-release-of-terror-prisoners/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:2a847d57-0b62-9641-b53a-f799252ce332 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 22:49:38 -0500 Government says it will launch 'major review' of current practices, following last year's London Bridge attack by convicted terrorist Usman Khan Israel & the Region London terror attacks stabbings London Bridge London Metropolitan Police Prince Harry leaves UK to rejoin Meghan and Archie in Canada https://www.timesofisrael.com/prince-harry-leaves-uk-to-rejoin-meghan-and-archie-in-canada/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f387ae80-8cf6-84c4-af29-0a0f25253b06 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 22:41:01 -0500 Queen Elizabeth II's grandson sets off to start life new in North America after shock exit from royal life Israel & the Region Meghan Markle Prince Harry British royal family Queen Elizabeth II Canada Arab family to be evicted from east Jerusalem home on formerly Jewish land https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Arab-family-to-be-evicted-from-east-Jerusalem-home-on-formerly-Jewish-land-614761 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:7acf3750-8545-9f6a-0749-0253e08332ea Mon, 20 Jan 2020 22:30:25 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/442878' /><br />Jewish heirs can reclaim property left in east Jerusalem, according to Israeli law.<br />; Yemeni president condemns rebel attack as death toll rises to 100 https://www.timesofisrael.com/yemeni-president-condemns-rebel-attack-as-death-toll-rises-to-100/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:272b4f13-e2bc-d036-76c8-b46ef5feba35 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 22:28:40 -0500 UN envoy warns of escalation after Houthi rebel missiles smash into a military training camp mosque in central province of Marib Israel & the Region Yemen Houthis Yemen civil war Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi Lebanon officials vow to deter ‘infiltrator’ attacks after weekend violence https://www.timesofisrael.com/lebanon-officials-vow-to-deter-infiltrator-attacks-after-weekend-violence/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:08a37936-dc46-3af6-0ef8-5daca12d56f3 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 22:18:37 -0500 Escalation sees more than 540 people wounded as wrangling delays formation of new government to replace PM Saad Hariri's, who quit last year in the face of street protests Israel & the Region Lebanon Lebanon protests Beirut Hassan Diab Michel Aoun Saad Hariri Iraq’s sidelined Sunnis weigh options amid US-Iran conflict http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/iraq-sunni-pmu-iran-us.html Full Feed urn:uuid:f3f582e2-9b11-288d-8d91-fd8aac464eec Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:46:51 -0500 Iraq’s Sunni politicians, who are facing great challenges in managing areas still recovering from the damage caused by the Islamic State, worry that Iran-US tensions will have an added negative effect. Shelly Kittleson Saudi Arabia to Teach Chinese as Third Language https://www.jpost.com/International/Saudi-Arabia-to-Teach-Chinese-as-Third-Language-614768 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1ad08368-54ec-a677-cfcf-0f8c47b9bdf6 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:39:35 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_Control/175250' /><br />Riyadh sees enhanced cooperation between two countries as integral part of its Vision 2030 diversification program.<br />; Son of bagel dynasty founder in London admits to killing mother and sister https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Son-of-bagel-dynasty-founder-in-London-admits-to-killing-mother-and-sister-614772 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:af58d460-20d2-e7f6-d357-5d57014e96b3 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:38:22 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451090' /><br />Joshua Cohen, 29, entered a plea of guilty to two counts of manslaughter by diminished responsibility, though he has continued to deny their murders.<br />; Photos surface showing convicted Nazi war criminal at Sobibor camp https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Photos-surface-showing-convicted-Nazi-war-criminal-at-Sobibor-camp-614771 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:33621346-d322-936a-c142-307d55901a29 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:33:38 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/424931' /><br />It reportedly is the first time that Demjanuk has been identified in photos of Sobibor.<br />; Munich conference cancelled after pro-Israel speaker rejected https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Munich-conference-cancelled-after-pro-Israel-speaker-rejected-614770 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:758a9c1d-2404-b293-20ca-bc2fd4b612bf Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:28:26 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/400125' /><br />City Councilman Marian Offman, who is Jewish, had been appointed by the city of Munich to deliver a greeting from Mayor Dieter Reiter.<br />; Aly Raisman confirms that she will not compete in 2020 Tokyo Olympics https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Aly-Raisman-confirms-that-she-will-not-compete-in-2020-Tokyo-Olympics-614767 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f44cb0bc-4733-fbb3-86ec-10d297e31a8f Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:18:11 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://www.jpost.com//HttpHandlers/ShowImage.ashx?id=346892&w=898&h=628' /><br />Raisman posted a video of herself as a young gymnast titled “Never underestimate the power of a kid’s dream” and mused in the letter about what she would tell her 8-year-old self.<br />; Man charged with hate crime for yelling at Jewish couple in New York City https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Man-charged-with-hate-crime-for-yelling-at-Jewish-couple-in-New-York-City-614766 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:663b6bd2-efe1-df49-a2da-e2bfab4ef79b Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:12:13 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451160' /><br />The incident comes amid an increase in antisemitic violence against Jews in the city.<br />; Rep. Russ Fulcher highlights Idahoans and his own support for Israel https://www.jpost.com/American-Politics/Rep-Russ-Fulcher-highlights-Idahoans-and-his-own-support-for-Israel-614763 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:8e550058-2fa4-9a1f-1344-48e495b8e924 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:02:20 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452130' /><br />While most Americans and non-Americans familiar with the intricacies of America recognize Idaho as the home of potatoes, few would consider their views on foreign policy issues, including Israel.<br />; Trump to meet Iraqi president in first since Soleimani killing https://www.timesofisrael.com/trump-to-meet-iraqi-president-in-first-since-soleimani-killing/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e9eddd3f-514f-36d2-0873-bf8600a3aba2 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:00:11 -0500 Parlay on sidelines of Davos Economic Forum comes after tensions erupted over the US killing of Iran's top general in Baghdad Israel & the Region Donald Trump Barham Saleh US-Iraq relations Qassem Soleimani Ursula von der Leyen Davos Economic Forum Rally remembers Argentine prosecutor Nisman on 5th anniversary of death https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Rally-remembers-Argentine-prosecutor-Nisman-on-5th-anniversary-of-death-614765 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f9cf073f-4812-e9cc-b3f4-29dbb11d3d70 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 20:59:59 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/401628' /><br />Thousands attended a rally held Saturday in the center of Buenos Aires under the motto: “Justice You Shall Pursue: It was not suicide, it was an assassination.”<br />; Son of North Carolina judge pleads guilty to threatening local synagogue https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Son-of-North-Carolina-judge-pleads-guilty-to-threatening-local-synagogue-614764 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2d847024-b9b4-aaf3-2471-066f8b735d2a Mon, 20 Jan 2020 20:34:38 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452144' /><br />“As deeply concerned parents, we apologize profusely to the Jewish community and to all who have been impacted. And we are treating this situation with utmost seriousness.”<br />; Brazilian minister fired for speech using excerpts from Nazi Goebbels https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Brazilian-minister-fired-for-speech-using-excerpts-from-Nazi-Goebbels-614762 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:005d66ea-6e33-74bd-a19f-13b9d74555f9 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 20:20:19 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452143' /><br />Richard Wagner, one of Adolf Hitler’s favorite composers who is commonly associated with German nationalism, played in the background.<br />; Israel, United Kingdom building 'new strategic relationship' https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Israel-United-Kingdom-building-new-strategic-relationship-614760 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f0af643a-a734-0da9-64db-da6c2f9940df Mon, 20 Jan 2020 19:14:31 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451835' /><br />The Brexit referendum and ensuing uncertainty has seemingly not dampened the trading spirit, with Israel becoming the first country to sign a post-Brexit continuity trade agreement with the UK.<br />; 75% of Israeli public does not regularly read nutritional info on food https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/75-percent-of-Israeli-public-does-not-regularly-read-nutritional-info-on-food-614758 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0257fc55-4f86-b4c7-62dc-45b5b2f6d4e8 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 19:12:13 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451520' /><br />Against the backdrop of reforms in labelling requirements, the Israeli Consumer Council via the Geocartography Survey Institute conducted a survey on Israeli consumer habits<br />; Documentary confronts cost of Pope Pius XII’s ‘Holy Silence’ during Holocaust https://www.timesofisrael.com/documentary-confronts-cost-of-pope-pius-xiis-holy-silence-during-holocaust/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ae5a9be9-3d11-033e-487c-3fadab599ac8 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 18:56:59 -0500 Premiering January 21 ahead of March 2 opening of the Secret Vatican Archives for 1939-1958, film provides historical context for 17 million pages of documents to be released Jewish Times Holocaust Holocaust archives Vatican archives Pope Francis Pope Pius XII United States Holocaust Memorial Museum USHMM World War II Nazism Germany Nazi Germany anti-Semitism racism fascism Rome documentary film British peer who fled Nazis challenges UK govt over child refugee policy https://www.timesofisrael.com/british-peer-who-fled-nazis-challenges-uk-govt-over-child-refugee-policy/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:5bc40468-1f55-aea1-a653-d74f185ea27b Mon, 20 Jan 2020 18:37:41 -0500 Lord Dubs says opposition to new law on family reunions not based on his own Kindertransport journey: 'I'm fighting the fight because I think it's humanitarian and it's important' Jewish Times refugees refugees in Europe Alf Dubs Brexit Boris Johnson Kindertransport British peer who fled Nazis challenges UK government over child refugee policy https://www.timesofisrael.com/british-peer-who-fled-nazis-challenges-uk-govt-over-child-refugee-policy/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6836c245-9088-9483-b9d2-5ef01ec38435 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 18:37:41 -0500 Lord Dubs says opposition to new law on family reunions not based on his own Kindertransport journey: 'I'm fighting the fight because I think it's humanitarian and it's important' Jewish Times refugees refugees in Europe Alf Dubs Brexit Boris Johnson Kindertransport Holocaust remembrance without politics https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/remembering-the-holocaust-and-fighting-anti-semitism-without-politics/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:1e25c89e-a62f-b5e7-8718-97b63ca86955 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 18:10:03 -0500 Poland’s decision to skip this week’s World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem over not being invited to speak is most regrettable The Blogs Embattled Jewish Home head says leadership primary to be held in June https://www.timesofisrael.com/embattled-jewish-home-head-says-leadership-primary-to-be-held-in-june/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:37627318-ecaf-dc92-d0a6-e407e486baa8 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:53:35 -0500 Days after cancelling criticized agreement with Otzma Yehudit despite vowing he wouldn't walk back on his word, Rafi Peretz says he wants to rehabilitate national religious party Israel Inside Ayelet Shaked Rafi Peretz Jewish Home party Bezalel Smotrich Naftali Bennett Yamina Otzma Yehudit Embattled Jewish Home head says he’ll allow a party leadership contest in June https://www.timesofisrael.com/embattled-jewish-home-head-says-leadership-primary-to-be-held-in-june/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b11a8a05-31c4-342d-a327-d3d89b56a496 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:53:35 -0500 Days after cancelling criticized agreement with Otzma Yehudit despite vowing he wouldn't, Rafi Peretz says he wants to rehabilitate his national religious party Israel Inside Ayelet Shaked Rafi Peretz Jewish Home party Bezalel Smotrich Naftali Bennett Yamina Otzma Yehudit Haaretz denies any connection to journalist arrested in Lebanon https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Haaretz-denies-any-connection-to-journalist-arrested-in-Lebanon-614757 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:6454ebe7-ca30-4173-4194-b2e15eff8c90 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:38:21 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452097' /><br />The live video feed in question on Haaretz's Facebook account was a feed from the Reuters news agency.<br />; Trump lawyers urge dismissal of ‘flimsy’ impeachment case https://www.timesofisrael.com/trump-lawyers-urge-dismissal-of-flimsy-impeachment-case/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:2c6762d2-fae0-bc7f-85f4-2b16d6edb651 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:26:27 -0500 As final preparations made for Senate trial, president's legal team claims process is 'dangerous perversion of Constitution,' worthy of condemnation Israel & the Region Donald Trump Trump impeachment US Senate Mitch McConnell Democrats Republicans US-Ukraine relations Alan Dershowitz Adam Schiff Chuck Schumer US House of Representatives Mobileye scraps planned Jerusalem tower for low-rise HQ — report https://www.timesofisrael.com/mobileye-scraps-planned-jerusalem-tower-for-low-rise-hq-report/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:70faa207-b4f3-ad3a-d61f-d77c6bf7048f Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:19:55 -0500 Municipality allows automotive chipmaker to alter plan for 30-story building, campus to instead have only nine levels; reason for change not clear, Calcalist website says Israel Inside Mobileye Jerusalem municipality Har Hotzvim AG says Jerusalem municipality was wrong to order removal of anti-LGBT ads https://www.timesofisrael.com/ag-says-jerusalem-municipality-was-wrong-to-order-removal-of-anti-lgbt-ads/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:9f1eabe7-0cb2-c50a-b5e4-fb7e658dd5fd Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:15:24 -0500 Mandelblit says campaign ahead of pride parade promoting 'normal' families fell under purview of freedom of speech; city says it will respect his position Israel Inside Avichai Mandelblit Jerusalem municipality Jerusalem Pride Parade gay pride LGBT Turkey’s Libya strategy: cure has become worse than disease http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/turkey-russia-libya-berlin-summit-ankara-caused-side-effects.html Full Feed urn:uuid:3c22f278-5ad3-7144-bf0e-a43d1675e637 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:06:47 -0500 The only positive outcome of Turkey’s "tension strategy" on Libya has been paving the way for the Berlin Libya conference on Jan. 14. Fehim Tastekin Berlin confab on Libya ends with call to enforce arms embargo https://www.jpost.com/International/Berlin-confab-on-Libya-ends-with-call-to-enforce-arms-embargo-614756 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:5dcb0367-5677-d844-9ff1-fa33dcd83041 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 17:04:26 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_Control/176648' /><br />Libyan politician sees no end to insurgency owing to lack of timetable for political solution.<br />; Report names new IS chief as top terrorist who oversaw operations around world https://www.timesofisrael.com/report-names-new-is-chief-as-top-terrorist-who-oversaw-operations-around-world/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ba52a492-cc7d-f67e-f1cb-89d1e1d752fc Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:50:24 -0500 UK paper identifies previously secret successor to slain Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi as Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi Israel & the Region Islamic State Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Jihadist terrorism jihadists Iraq Report says top terrorist who oversaw operations around world is new IS chief https://www.timesofisrael.com/report-names-new-is-chief-as-top-terrorist-who-oversaw-operations-around-world/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:915ba3a0-61fb-934e-cde7-17ac66408d0b Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:50:24 -0500 UK paper identifies previously secret successor to slain Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi as Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi Israel & the Region Islamic State Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Jihadist terrorism jihadists Iraq A year after Yehuda Biadga, Ethiopian-Israeli community still sees racism https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/A-year-after-Yehuda-Biadga-Ethiopian-Israeli-community-still-sees-racism-614755 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:e47f4cf8-0d67-6b09-6b89-1730f4ab1559 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:48:07 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/442826' /><br />Shooting of Yehuda Biadga – and, not long after, of Solomon Tekah – underscores plight of demographic that wants answers.<br />; Cousins believed to have jumped to their deaths from Jerusalem building – report https://www.timesofisrael.com/cousins-believed-to-have-jumped-to-their-deaths-from-jerusalem-building-report/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:6443555f-c0d1-2d26-422a-816ab2d936e8 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:26:47 -0500 Hani Solish, 19, and Sarah Klapman, 24, came from families within the ultra-Orthodox Chabad community; eyewitness says he heard scream before their bodies found in street Israel Inside double suicides Givat Shaul Jerusalem 10 arrested over killing of teen passerby during attempted hit on criminal https://www.timesofisrael.com/10-arrested-over-killing-of-teen-passerby-during-attempted-hit-on-criminal/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4a9da375-eee7-e1fb-9ceb-9e282b786bea Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:23:38 -0500 Police nab suspects hiding out in Atlit apartment week after death of 17-year-old Avi Tsatsashvili, apparently shot accidentally Jewish Times shootings organized crime organized crime in Israel Nahariya State asks High Court to throw out petitions for women to serve in tanks https://www.timesofisrael.com/state-asks-high-court-to-throw-out-petitions-for-women-to-serve-in-tanks/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ebf05416-d53f-48a6-e768-0732b1a31c6a Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:20:26 -0500 Government says IDF plans for additional trial to test viability of all-female tank crews makes suit unnecessary, okays petitioners to wait to enlist until trial starts Israel Inside tanks women in the IDF women's rights IDF Israel Defense Forces Colombia and Honduras designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Honduras-to-officially-designate-Hezbollah-as-a-terror-organization-614679 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2167c940-a519-fa5e-9ff5-0455bd69508a Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:09:41 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/433394' /><br />Netanyahu: They took important step joining Israel and US in fighting terror.<br />; Otzma refuses to withdraw from election Ben-Gvir says https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Otzma-refuses-to-withdraw-from-election-Ben-Gvir-says-614740 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1c4f8a44-c4ef-9028-e7b4-0712fe32fe7e Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:44:01 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451949' /><br />Far-right leader says he was offered ministerial positions, jobs in the national institutions, and even the role of an Israeli ambassador.<br />; Israel said to warn Hamas against disrupting world leaders’ Holocaust gathering https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-said-to-warn-hamas-against-disrupting-world-leaders-holocaust-gathering/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4c791338-f6c0-39ac-4725-5417a84242fa Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:43:25 -0500 TV report: Terror group, seen behind spate of arson balloons, told it would face 'forceful' response if, as feared, it tries to undermine this week's memorial summit in Jerusalem Israel & the Region IDF Israel Defense Forces Gaza balloons Gaza Strip Israel Police World Holocaust Forum Hamas Hamas-Israel relations Netanyahu ‘hopes for good news’ about Issachar ahead of Putin meeting https://www.jpost.com/International/Putin-to-meet-Abbas-Netanyahu-this-week-614710 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:636328c6-a9f7-a82c-dbee-1525dc1b0f77 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:21:55 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/391749' /><br />Leaders begin arriving for World Holocaust Forum; Russian President will also meet with Abbas on his visit to Jerusalem.<br />; Bucking pressure, far-right Otzma Yehudit says it’s staying in Knesset race https://www.timesofisrael.com/bucking-pressure-far-right-otzma-yehudit-says-its-staying-in-knesset-race/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f1777e4b-041a-a98f-9a89-b5a533b9bb3e Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:18:21 -0500 Chairman Itamar Ben Gvir claims he received offers as lavish as an ambassador posting if he agreed to pull his far-right party out of contention Israel Inside Otzma Yehudit 2019-2020 Israeli elections Itamar Ben Gvir Rafi Peretz Reports: Israel, Russia close to finalizing deal for release of backpacker https://www.timesofisrael.com/reports-israel-russia-close-to-finalizing-deal-for-release-of-backpacker/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4bae5738-26a3-c1fc-71c8-058e42b697e5 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:15:31 -0500 Jerusalem, Moscow said hashing out final detail of agreement for Naama Issachar's return home, concessions may include resolution of property dispute Israel & the Region Naama Issachar Israel-Russia relations Vladimir Putin Benjamin Netanyahu Reuven Rivlin 120 Congressmen support advocacy group with possible terror ties https://www.jpost.com/American-Politics/120-Congressmen-show-support-for-advocacy-group-with-possible-terror-ties-614714 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:950792e6-315f-e52b-e357-8cd23531dfdc Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:06:02 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452132' /><br />The Council on American Islamic Relations celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2019, publishing a gala program which included full copies of the letters<br />; Will Netanyahu bring down Yuli Edelstein with him? - Analysis https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Benjamin-Netanyahu/Bibi-bringing-down-the-house-Analysis-614721 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:dee63d4a-26b3-4789-da44-429feb2258a3 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:02:58 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/439568' /><br />Edelstein, who lived in Gush Etzion for 20 years, thereby joined the community of accused "left-wing traitors" that includes hawks like Gideon Sa'ar, Moshe Ya'alon and President Reuven Rivlin.<br />; Chief Rabbinate accepts position recognizing Beta Israel as Jewish https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Chief-Rabbinate-accepts-position-recognizing-Beta-Israel-as-Jewish-614694 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:6d1c21bc-066f-80eb-80c5-907dd3c12104 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:02:10 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451549' /><br />The step comes after several high-profile cases in which the Jewishness of Ethiopian Jews was challenged by rabbinic authorities.<br />; Shin Bet chief Argaman: We thwarted 560 terror attacks this year https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Shin-Bet-chief-Argaman-We-thwarted-560-terror-attacks-this-year-614723 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1d92b43e-c581-12d3-b57b-22a930051133 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:59:36 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452134' /><br />Argaman was speaking at a ceremony to give prizes to top performers in the country's intelligence agencies.<br />; IHRA 2020 declaration discusses Holocaust, modern antisemitism https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/IHRA-2020-declaration-discusses-Holocaust-modern-antisemitism-614701 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4f2cfb50-5c19-1600-9401-e62ef863bb66 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:56:09 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/442933' /><br />The IHRA promised that Holocaust victims and survivors will not be forgotten.<br />; Yuli Edelstein strikes back at Likud threats https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Edelstein-strike-back-at-Likud-threats-614750 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ccc997f1-1f27-3704-9b35-8a0d015baa86 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:55:39 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/450247' /><br />Netanyahu and his political allies said Edelstein lost his chance to become Israel's next president because he did not block the Knesset plenum from convening.<br />; German news outlet Deutsche Welle rocked by alleged antisemitism – report https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/German-news-outlet-Deutsche-Welle-rocked-by-alleged-antisemitism-report-614728 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:fc7b24b2-0927-98d3-ee1e-98e504590e1a Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:53:20 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451126' /><br />Employees targeted as “f*****g Jew”<br />; Israel launches its first AI-powered flu vaccination campaign https://www.jpost.com/HEALTH-SCIENCE/Israel-launches-its-first-AI-powered-flu-vaccination-campaign-614722 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:24b18737-5733-2c32-3245-abd9c35616f5 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:52:59 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/430726' /><br />The program is especially important this year when many people have already died from the flu in Israel, and the virus is expected to take an exceptionally heavier toll than usual.<br />; The team behind the US 'Deal of the Century' is heading to Israel https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/The-entire-time-behind-the-US-Deal-of-the-Century-is-headed-to-Israel-614733 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:9abf1f38-d709-a870-1bd7-d4e6a226ff6c Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:49:40 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/431785' /><br />The team is still considering whether to release the plan before Israel's election in March<br />; Arab MK set to be barred as Blue and White confirms backing for disqualification https://www.timesofisrael.com/arab-mk-set-to-be-barred-as-blue-and-white-confirms-backing-for-disqualification/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:eb606639-ff97-b34d-aee1-23d079f5bdd8 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:49:36 -0500 With Likud already behind measure, majority in Central Elections Committee will support petition against Heba Yazbak from running in elections due to her alleged support of terror Israel Inside labor-geshe Yair Golan Heba Yazbak Central Elections Committee Itzik Shmuli Ofir Katz Joint List Blue and White party 2019-2020 Israeli elections Yair Lapid Knesset set to ban Arab MK as Blue and White confirms it backs disqualification https://www.timesofisrael.com/arab-mk-set-to-be-barred-as-blue-and-white-confirms-backing-for-disqualification/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:3f63ad8d-3a5e-bde8-947c-586656d9bd35 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:49:36 -0500 With Likud already on board, Elections Committee has majority to bar Heba Yazbak from running in elections due to her alleged support of terror; Supreme Court can overrule Israel Inside labor-geshe Yair Golan Heba Yazbak Central Elections Committee Itzik Shmuli Ofir Katz Joint List Blue and White party 2019-2020 Israeli elections Yair Lapid Smotrich asks Netanyahu to hold vote on Jordan Valley annexation next week https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Smotrich-asks-Netanyahu-to-hold-vote-on-Jordan-Valley-annexation-next-week-614736 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d44111a0-4728-84c1-f2a9-d3ae2600368f Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:48:28 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/446049' /><br />Smotrich's proposal was also seen as a threat against Netanyahu that his vote in favor of immunity could be lost if Netanyahu does not initiate the vote on the Jordan Valley.<br />; US elections for 38th World Zionist Congress set to start Tuesday https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/US-elections-for-38th-World-Zionist-Congress-set-to-start-Tuesday-614731 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:098d9d13-0d62-49a0-e9e4-3573b4bd68b6 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:46:13 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/448662' /><br />These venerable Zionist organizations have significant resources at their disposal, and these elections give Diaspora Jews a say in how they are used.<br />; Cities brace for fresh havoc amid heavy rains, chance of snow https://www.timesofisrael.com/cities-brace-for-fresh-havoc-amid-heavy-rains-chance-of-snow/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:97ea1811-93b1-5dde-a4ca-112569303c9e Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:36:54 -0500 Jerusalem prepares for cold, possible flakes, though odds are low; precipitation causes blockages on several major roads Israel Inside rain rainfall in Israel Sea of Galilee snow snow in Jerusalem Jerusalem municipality flooding Virginia pro-gun rally draws thousands, ends peacefully https://www.timesofisrael.com/virginia-pro-gun-rally-draws-thousands-ends-peacefully/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:d57b94eb-8355-3eeb-2a02-dc77050771c8 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:33:18 -0500 Fears of violence by white supremacists and others unrealized as Second Amendment advocates rally in Richmond against gun-control legislation Israel & the Region Virginia gun control Richmond VCDL Virginia Citizens Defense League Donald Trump Turkey's elite unsure whether Soleimani was hero or war criminal https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Turkeys-elite-unsure-whether-Soleimani-was-hero-or-war-criminal-614751 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2b060c7e-bc38-0335-e489-6cf723859f92 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:31:55 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/450089' /><br />Underscoring the absence of any clear position, Erdogan’s spokesperson called on all sides to act with “common sense,” and the Turkish Foreign Ministry invited “restraint and discretion.”<br />; Ethics and justice in killing Soleimani https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Ethics-and-justice-in-killing-Soleimani-614749 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ae07d91f-7264-ad55-c1f4-02887ca5f4be Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:25:10 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452141' /><br />Justice requires a trial in a court and a sentence. Ethics is right versus wrong behavior.<br />; Journalist Souad Mekhennet receives International Leadership Award https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Journalist-Souad-Mekhennet-receives-International-Leadership-Award-614737 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:10057f25-1029-44ab-9ab2-750784cb58c5 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:20:17 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/448839' /><br />Souad Mekhennet received last week the Simon Wisenthal Center's International Leadership Award for "for her integrity and courageous commitment to shining light on forgotten victims of man’s inhuman"<br />; Ethiopian Jewish brethren https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Ethiopian-Jewish-brethren-614747 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ea087f83-d848-d37e-eec9-dcca44bde06e Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:19:16 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/450104' /><br />As far back as the early 1970s, then-Sephardi Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef had ruled that members of the ancient Beta Israel community were indeed Jewish<br />; Who recalls the four heroic Auschwitz escapees? https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Who-recalls-the-four-heroic-Auschwitz-escapees-614746 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c691dc56-c24e-5102-3fa5-87de9f29845a Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:14:47 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452140' /><br />The four not only planned their escapes together, they eventually linked up in Czechoslovakia. There they wrote a first-hand, detailed, eyewitness report of the mass murder underway inside the camp.<br />; Honduras blacklisting of Hezbollah welcome, but no game changer https://www.jpost.com/International/Honduras-blacklisting-of-Hezbollah-welcome-but-no-game-changer-analysis-614730 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:28a63aad-90bd-944b-5ce2-acd316ebf999 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:13:22 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/445681' /><br />A small country takes a big step in the right direction<br />; Is Israel snubbing Poland to placate Putin? https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Is-Israel-snubbing-Poland-to-placate-Putin-614745 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:fe9b992a-92c6-2a2c-7a10-99bb1ac256e7 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:07:36 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/437223' /><br />Since canceling the Visegrád summit in Israel, ties between the two natural allies do not seem to have improved<br />; Who wants a regime change in Iran, and how far will they go for it? https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Who-wants-a-regime-change-in-Iran-and-how-far-will-they-go-for-it-614744 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:590852d8-0f36-c35f-3399-526e9ac62ec4 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 14:02:26 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452121' /><br />Between the Iranian population and the US administration, opposition has only gotten louder.<br />; Cluster of explosive devices land near Jerusalem https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Israel-Police-find-suspicious-balloons-near-Jerusalem-614705 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:dd7782c6-983a-0d61-d532-b786fec86067 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:59:19 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452096' /><br />Incident comes after dozens of others landed in southern Israel over the last week.<br />; BIRD Foundation okays $1 million grant for Israel-US drone project https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/BIRD-Foundation-okays-1-million-grant-for-Israel-US-drone-project-614741 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4d9d7b76-25eb-00d5-ef63-d44fa6a35390 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:50:02 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452138' /><br />The collaboration between BWR Israel and Easy Aerial USA will allow one operator to simultaneously operate multiple drones with several different tasks from an advanced command center<br />; Honduras officially declares Hezbollah a terrorist organization https://www.timesofisrael.com/honduras-officially-declares-hezbollah-a-terrorist-organization/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b6dfe596-72ec-8a81-affa-73c0bb6c73c7 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:38:47 -0500 Minister says government will include the Lebanese group 'in the registry of persons and institutions linked to acts of terrorism and its financing' Israel & the Region Hezbollah Honduras Israel-Honduras relations Juan Orlando Hernandez terrorism The team behind the US 'Deal of the Century' is headed to Israel https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/The-entire-time-behind-the-US-Deal-of-the-Century-is-headed-to-Israel-614733 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1c668de8-4fe3-9bac-8ab4-cf0adaac081a Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:30:38 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/431785' /><br />The team is still considering whether to release the plan before Israel's election in March<br />; Shin Bet sued by Otzma for NIS 2.5m. for alleged Jewish informant suicide https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Shin-Bet-sued-by-Otzma-for-NIS-25m-for-alleged-Jewish-informant-suicide-614735 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4c694f64-294b-a6c0-27ea-431437ab2ccf Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:23:16 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://www.jpost.com//HttpHandlers/ShowImage.ashx?id=287646&w=898&h=628' /><br />Activist indicted for mere price tag attempt after heavy Shin Bet interrogation<br />; Israeli cyber expert: Healthcare is world's most cyber-targeted industry https://www.jpost.com/Jpost-Tech/Israeli-cyber-expert-Healthcare-is-worlds-most-cyber-targeted-industry-614726 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c5d6a032-472c-1749-726d-fdfbd9c3179a Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:09:25 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/436218' /><br />Cyber insecurity cost the healthcare industry an estimated $4 billion in 2019<br />; Health Ministry issues warning as alarm spreads over deadly Chinese virus https://www.timesofisrael.com/health-ministry-issues-warning-as-alarm-spreads-over-deadly-chinese-virus/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:fa746b20-5193-b408-b26d-e4504425aa16 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:57:45 -0500 Officials advise those visiting Wuhan to stay away from animal markets and those who have respiratory disease; doctor confirms human-to-human transmission Israel & the Region Xi Jinping SARS Wuhan Health Ministry China European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control WHO World Health Organization Center for Disease Control Norway populist party quits government over return of jihadist’s spouse https://www.timesofisrael.com/norway-populist-party-quits-government-over-return-of-jihadists-spouse/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f1546da5-2c5c-f4d9-c4c6-a95144eace52 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:52:07 -0500 Progress Party rejects repatriation on humanitarian grounds of woman who had been married to Islamic State fighter; prime minister loses majority but remains in power Israel & the Region al-Nusra Front Islamic State jihadists foreign fighters in Syria foreign jihadis Pope denounces populism as fertile ground to foment anti-Semitism https://www.timesofisrael.com/pope-denounces-populism-as-fertile-ground-to-foment-anti-semitism/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:fe1b8914-ee0e-acaa-a09d-3cba8efc8dd1 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:51:36 -0500 Pontiff says doctrine that has gained popularity in Western world is born of 'selfish indifference,' gives rapid rise to hatred Jewish Times Pope Francis Simon Wiesenthal Center anti-Semitism populism Florida cop suspended for his wife's Facebook posts against Rashida Tlaib https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Florida-cop-suspended-for-his-wifes-Facebook-posts-against-Rashida-Tlaib-614725 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f83f5786-2953-dbc9-9ff8-14cb5ba22a02 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:48:55 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/449952' /><br />Lima-Taub explained that her primary issue with Tlaib is the congresswoman's support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel<br />; Martin Luther King Jr. Day still relevant in current era https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Martin-Luther-King-Jr-Day-still-relevant-in-current-era-614729 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:98be1429-a6ef-1019-5728-a5c3cae8c4eb Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:43:01 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/434920' /><br />Also known as MLK Day, it was largely overshadowed in Israel this past Monday by pre-election political shenanigans<br />; Honduras blacklisting of Hezbollah welcome, but no game changer - analysis https://www.jpost.com/International/Honduras-blacklisting-of-Hezbollah-welcome-but-no-game-changer-analysis-614730 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:7893d5ba-b99f-ddea-e8ef-82fa673284ff Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:38:30 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/445681' /><br />What Honduras is doing on Hezbollah is positive, but it is by no means going to tip the scales.<br />; Israelis won't see any visiting foreign leaders in Jerusalem https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Israelis-wont-see-any-visiting-foreign-leaders-in-Jerusalem-614720 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:3f1eda4f-8c83-29b4-92a4-1fd835b06894 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:37:30 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452021' /><br />High barricades and security checkpoints placed along the streets surrounding the President's Residence ensure that not even Rivlin's next door neighbors will have any luck seeing foreign dignitaries.<br />; Beit Shemesh Mayor Aliza Bloch visits Washington https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Beit-Shemesh-Mayor-Aliza-Bloch-visits-Washington-614658 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:e79f684d-c689-3c73-463e-6adbc588f965 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:14:42 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/431261' /><br />In 2014, the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington ended a 19-year-old partnership program with Beit Shemesh.<br />; Shin Bet foiled 10 suicide bombings, 4 kidnappings in 2019, chief says https://www.timesofisrael.com/shin-bet-foiled-10-suicide-bombings-4-kidnappings-in-2019-chief-says/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:90d36ef3-8454-0c55-ff15-918a0d3fbdcc Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:11:28 -0500 Nadav Argaman says security service prevented over 560 terror attacks over the past year, including over 300 shootings Israel & the Region Nadav Argaman Shin Bet terror attacks Benjamin Netanyahu Israel ranks No. 29 'Overall Best Country' in new report https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Israel-ranks-No-29-Overall-Best-Country-in-new-report-614688 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:78a1231d-06f2-1058-da37-a3d992236c53 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:09:11 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/433463' /><br />It is “very highly developed in... life expectancy, education, [and] per capita income," but "has one of the most unequal economies in the Western world, with significant gaps between rich and poor."<br />; Tehran warns it may exit NPT as tensions heighten with EU over Iran deal https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Iran-warns-of-further-rollbacks-of-its-commitments-to-nuclear-deal-614683 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:16839c24-cd7c-78e8-0e27-85521f3a3a5a Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:06:40 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452121' /><br />Iran pulls out of Davos where Trump is featured speaker<br />; Italy's Salvini to recognize Jerusalem as capital if elected https://www.jpost.com/International/Italian-opposition-leader-vows-to-recognize-Jerusalem-as-capital-if-elected-614674 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:93101ac6-d47c-80d2-f758-c4089e5d4d39 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:05:26 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/432798' /><br />Matteo Salvini also discussed several issues, including the rise of antisemitism in Europe.<br />; Clashes, live fire amid mass protests in Iraq for 16th week https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Clashes-live-fire-amid-mass-protests-in-Iraq-for-16th-week-614678 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:244fcdcc-bf52-4c03-47e2-2667448c08f8 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:01:04 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452118' /><br />Fifty injured, two reported killed in overnight protests across Baghdad and southern Iraq<br />; Burgernomics: How the Big Mac suggests the shekel is too weak https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Burgernomics-How-the-Big-Mac-suggests-the-shekel-is-too-weak-614696 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:5a2320bc-a705-633a-48b3-7b939ca17528 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:00:39 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452124' /><br />Economists have compared the price of a Big Mac worldwide to gauge the relative strength of currencies - but the results should be taken with a pinch of salt.<br />; Honduras officially designates Hezbollah as a terror organization https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Honduras-to-officially-designate-Hezbollah-as-a-terror-organization-614679 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0d15c813-799c-b67c-a446-558f217ea065 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:43:50 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/433394' /><br />Honduras announced its intention to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization in early January, but will make the designation official on Monday, January 20.<br />; Why did Gaza groups resume incendiary balloon attacks on Israel? https://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Why-did-Gaza-groups-resume-incendiary-balloon-attacks-on-Israel-614727 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:940391d5-fa59-61b6-33ab-77ec74f15980 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:36:02 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452135' /><br />The Palestinian factions have also decided to resume the activities of the “Night Confusion” units along the Gaza-Israel border, the sources said.<br />; Shin Bet chief Argaman: We thwarted 560 terror attacks this past year https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Shin-Bet-chief-Argaman-We-thwarted-560-terror-attacks-this-year-614723 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2685b8ec-36ed-d7a4-ab8d-8086ad9f62af Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:31:28 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452134' /><br />Argaman was speaking at a ceremony to give prizes to top performers in the country's intelligence agencies.<br />; Lebanese security chiefs plan crackdown to stop vandalism after riots https://www.timesofisrael.com/lebanese-security-chiefs-plan-crackdown-to-stop-vandalism-after-riots/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e5a37d5b-0dd2-a5e2-9ad0-23d1d03a16df Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:22:39 -0500 President Michel Aoun huddles with officials after a week of unrest that saw hundreds injured, property damaged; US reporter detained for broadcasting live to Israeli newspaper Israel & the Region Lebanon Lebanon protests Beirut Hassan Diab Michel Aoun Saad Hariri Israeli director to make new Hitler comedy https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Israeli-director-to-make-new-Hitler-comedy-614717 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:d19ba728-681f-409c-6492-bc5a18e86dd4 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:19:26 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/447509' /><br />The film follows the success of Taika Waititi’s 'Jojo Rabbit,' which received six Oscar nominations.<br />; Israeli researchers discover 'blue dye' to repair hearts after attack https://www.jpost.com/HEALTH-SCIENCE/Israeli-researchers-find-blue-dye-could-repair-hearts-post-attack-614699 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:f592ea4a-b4db-40b4-1a25-5d1f67eb8294 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:19:17 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/438871' /><br />"Because Chicago Sky Blue is non-toxic, we think it might be tested to prevent further damage following the initial injury of a heart attack."<br />; Jerusalem expects snow on Tuesday, mayor warns drivers to use caution https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Three-dead-on-roads-overnight-bringing-January-total-so-far-to-13-614677 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c2e2e389-af71-1780-8c94-59e027d9a374 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:16:27 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452117' /><br />Three people died on Sunday night, Monday in what appear to be weather-related traffic accidents.<br />; 20,000 pilgrims flock to Jesus’ baptismal site on Jordan River https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/20000-pilgrims-flock-to-Jesuss-baptismal-site-on-Jordan-River-614664 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ec956c66-d17c-db2b-6191-fcc7b0fb944a Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:15:20 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452115' /><br />Qasr al-Yahud (“the Castle of the Jews”) is located in the West Bank about 40 km. east of Jerusalem, on the border with Jordan. It is one of the holiest sites in the Christian world.<br />; IDF to receive NIS 2 billion for protection against rockets https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/IDF-to-receive-2-billion-shekel-to-kick-start-multiyear-plan-report-614681 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:5324b452-03fd-95c0-5606-3f6cfab217ab Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:13:45 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/451695' /><br />Funds reportedly passed on Sunday following meeting of defense and finance officials.<br />; 4 seriously wounded in large explosion at gas truck garage https://www.timesofisrael.com/4-seriously-wounded-in-large-explosion-at-gas-truck-garage/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ae61717c-bdef-83ac-ad12-d2fe949fc3ef Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:04:10 -0500 Police and firefighters investigating cause of blast, thought to be from gas leak, in northern town of Tamra Israel Inside gas explosion firefighters Tamra Israel Police gas explosions Many leaders, but few actual survivors invited to landmark Holocaust event https://www.timesofisrael.com/many-leaders-but-few-actual-survivors-invited-to-landmark-holocaust-event/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:d1102be5-9a11-2a1b-5b33-108b3958bee9 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:46:42 -0500 Son of former Auschwitz prisoner who was not among 30 given tickets to event says forum should have been honoring survivors first and foremost Israel Inside Reuven Rivlin president's residence Yad Vashem Holocaust remembrance Holocaust survivors Army Radio Auschwitz-Birkenau Pope Francis condemns resurgence of antisemitism around the world https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/Pope-Francis-condemns-the-resurgence-of-antisemitism-around-the-world-614716 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:75ade898-f541-e5d5-044b-5cb3db35df9c Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:34:17 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/449350' /><br />"Once more, I firmly condemn every form of antisemitism,"said Pope Francis.<br />; IDF jeeps stuck on train tracks, in deep puddle in separate incidents https://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-jeeps-stuck-on-train-tracks-in-deep-puddle-in-separate-incidents/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:bbf2e044-082e-5727-f572-4651ee08e73f Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:23:31 -0500 Nobody injured in pair of accidents within day of each other Israel Inside IDF Israel Defense Forces jeep IDF training accidents Kremlin: Naama Issachar's potential pardon to be discussed with Netanyahu https://www.jpost.com/International/Putin-to-meet-Abbas-Netanyahu-this-week-614710 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0edb7b53-d466-9d57-67d0-ab7c91d3cecc Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:21:44 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/391749' /><br />The Russian president will also meet with Abbas on his visit to Jerusalem.<br />; Al-Aqsa preacher: Jerusalem will soon be capital of global caliphate https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Al-Aqsa-preacher-Jerusalem-will-soon-be-capital-of-global-Caliphate-614700 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:389c73ec-01f8-0da7-f347-9b7812c0eab2 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:19:20 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/400204' /><br />The crowd cheered as Nidhal “Abu Ibrahim” Siam called upon them to wage Jihad and seek martyrdom.<br />; With world leaders arriving in Israel comes closed roads, frustration https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/With-world-leaders-comes-closed-roads-and-frustration-614636 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2df9e31a-7802-3ba6-8796-0b8e5c99dbff Mon, 20 Jan 2020 10:05:39 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452105' /><br />Leaders from 46 countries, accompanied by high-level delegations, will make their way to the capital in the coming days, ahead of the Fifth World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem on Thursday.<br />; Iran threatens pull out from nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Iran-warns-of-further-rollbacks-of-its-commitments-to-nuclear-deal-614683 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:5dcc6fdf-921d-ce74-6159-8f6bc6f1042d Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:50:21 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452121' /><br />In a nuclear deal standoff with the E3 Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif said if triggering the dispute mechanism leads to a UN debate over sanctions snap back his county would pull out from the NPT.<br />; Trump to decide on 'Deal of the Century' release date in coming days https://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Trump-to-decide-on-Deal-of-the-Century-release-date-in-coming-days-614670 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:36cb8a4d-90b6-f74b-f177-444f01190820 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:49:25 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/449977' /><br />Presenting the peace plan before the upcoming Israeli election might tilt the odds in favor of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.<br />; Kremlin: Putin, Netanyahu to discuss Naama Issachar’s possible pardon https://www.jpost.com/International/Putin-to-meet-Abbas-Netanyahu-this-week-614710 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ae3ec873-a22e-9589-78bc-8ef93aceaea6 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:47:03 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/391749' /><br />The Russian president will also meet with Abbas on his visit to Jerusalem.<br />; Russia says visiting Putin likely to discuss jailed backpacker with Netanyahu https://www.timesofisrael.com/russia-says-visiting-putin-likely-to-discuss-jailed-backpacker-with-netanyahu/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f036ef99-63ab-dd4f-7045-d331461b3642 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:43:37 -0500 Kremlin spokesman says Moscow aware of Israeli concern over Naama Issachar amid Israeli hopes that Russian leader in Jerusalem Thursday will offer her a pardon Israel & the Region Naama Issachar Israel-Russia relations Vladimir Putin Benjamin Netanyahu Aleksey Burkov Gila Gamliel Reuven Rivlin Turn the speaker down: 7 things to know for January 20 https://www.timesofisrael.com/turn-the-speaker-down-7-things-to-know-for-january-20/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f42e945a-494e-e701-dee4-1aa03e831c99 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:32:27 -0500 Knesset speaker Yuli Edelstein is Likud enemy No. 1 after crossing Netanyahu; and a loud campaign for Naama Issachar is told to pipe down for Putin Israel & the Region Israel media review Hebrew media review Iranian stars bolster downed jet protests amid spate of high-profile defections https://www.timesofisrael.com/iranian-stars-bolster-downed-jet-protests-amid-spate-of-high-profile-defections/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:5581584c-1111-1aa1-01d4-2e5604e040e7 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:25:38 -0500 Among those openly criticizing regime are actors vowing to boycott a film festival, a famed volleyball player and a former state TV presenter who apologized for '13 years of lying' Israel & the Region Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 Iran Iran protests Fajr International Film festival On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, dreams of a better conversation about race https://www.timesofisrael.com/on-martin-luther-king-jr-day-dreams-of-a-better-conversation-about-race/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:9eb61547-c88f-8445-d02c-b31ef0166914 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:23:25 -0500 Be'chol Lashon, an organization that promotes ethnic diversity within Jewish community, publishes curriculum in honor of US civil rights leader to tackle difficult identity issues Jewish Times Martin Luther King Jr. Be'chol Lashon racial tensions race relations black Hebrews anti-Semitic attacks multiculturalism Mizrahi Jews Pope Francis condemns the resurgence of antisemitism around the world https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Antisemitism/Pope-Francis-condemns-the-resurgence-of-antisemitism-around-the-world-614716 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:0665545b-2bb3-499f-2c50-62969db30805 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:09:50 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/449350' /><br />"Once more, I firmly condemn every form of antisemitism,"said Pope Francis.<br />; Why intersectionality fails the Jews https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/why-intersectionality-fails-the-jews/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4379a0fb-7046-77b6-5b3b-baefb8134b51 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:02:55 -0500 Relating to Jews as white is a perversion of Jewish history; it also blinds too many to the pernicious impact of anti-Semitism The Blogs Solution possible in Libya ‘if truce holds’ http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/solution-possible-in-libya-if-truce-holds-151233 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:03a1dfcf-f003-fbeb-5f28-be6429a9fb5e Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:00:39 -0500 The way for the political process for settlement in Libya would be paved if the parties stick to the truce reached in the North African country, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Jan. 19. Turkey With world leaders arriving in Israel comes closed roads and frustration https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/With-world-leaders-comes-closed-roads-and-frustration-614636 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:fe41b736-a233-9394-7fe8-1c36617a34ca Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:00:26 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452105' /><br />Leaders from 46 countries, accompanied by high-level delegations, will make their way to the capital in the coming days, ahead of the Fifth World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem on Thursday.<br />; Kremlin: Putin, Netanyahu to discuss Issachar’s possible pardon https://www.jpost.com/International/Putin-to-meet-Abbas-Netanyahu-this-week-614710 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:4bc92591-209c-0840-f1f3-bb9b5de9f5f2 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:58:34 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/391749' /><br />The Russian president will also meet with Abbas on his visit to Jerusalem.<br />; Hotovely, Hanegbi, Akunis given vacant ministries https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Prime-Minister-appoints-Tzipi-Hotovely-as-Minister-of-Diaspora-Affairs-614691 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ef322e63-f88d-89a1-93c2-fa461ce4699a Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:55:58 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/418750' /><br />The cabinet will approve the new appointments Tuesday.<br />; Turkey to attract $15 billion of FDI, says Albayrak http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-to-attract-15-billion-of-fdi-says-albayrak-151231 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:6d2d8f06-0c92-1932-f6a4-74345027bbad Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:54:23 -0500 Turkey is expected to attract some $15 billion in foreign direct investments, Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Jan. 20. Economy Cluster of explosive devices landed near Jerusalem https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Israel-Police-find-suspicious-balloons-near-Jerusalem-614705 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:c763a32f-b158-a7a3-c2a3-d2c823885e2f Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:51:38 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452096' /><br />Incident comes after dozens of others landed in southern Israel over the last week.<br />; Graffiti in Spain says 'Free Palestine, Kill a Jew' https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Graffiti-in-Spain-says-Free-Palestine-Kill-a-Jew-614708 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:fe566974-3f29-887d-0b09-7571cebd8d75 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:49:07 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/435388' /><br />"[Sunday] we got more proof of how much needs to be done [to fight antisemitism]," Spokesman of the Israeli Embassy in Spain Yoav Katz tweeted.<br />; 120 Congressmen show support for advocacy group with possible terror ties https://www.jpost.com/American-Politics/120-Congressmen-show-support-for-advocacy-group-with-possible-terror-ties-614714 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:ff60f7fe-e584-f09f-02d2-c54e31d3c52b Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:46:40 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452132' /><br />The Council on American Islamic Relations celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2019, publishing a gala program which included full copies of the letters<br />; Startup success can be predicted by employees’ connections, study finds https://www.timesofisrael.com/startup-success-can-be-predicted-by-employees-connections-study-finds/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:5d6205f9-7116-279d-3588-ba749b0d0451 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:44:51 -0500 UK researchers construct massive, interconnected global business network, find that young companies near its center in early stages more likely to succeed financially Startup Israel startups business data visualizations database technology Last Ottoman viceroy casts shadow on current Turco-Egyptian culture war http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/egypt-turkish-cultural-war-finds-its-new-hero-in-19th-century.html Full Feed urn:uuid:d14d014e-a769-5995-f828-6de4d5cd588b Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:42:29 -0500 After the success of the series "Kingdoms of Fire,” Egyptian cinematographers may have found the next controversial figure that can be used to counter Turkey’s interpretation of Ottoman history on screen: Muhammad Ali Pasha. Ahmed Fouad Central Bank to pay advance dividends http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/central-bank-to-pay-advance-dividends-151230 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:0022483c-48e8-8496-adf9-2917289193cc Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:30:26 -0500 Turkey’s Central Bank on Jan. 20 said it will distribute accumulated contingent reserves with annual profit, excluding last year’s. Economy International Holocaust Remembrance Day almost didn’t happen  https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/international-holocaust-remembrance-day-almost-didnt-happen/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:80f607ba-dae4-b862-463e-82c499068f40 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:27:14 -0500 The European UN rep said they wouldn’t support the initiative because of Arab opposition. I felt a sense of fury washing over me The Blogs Martin Luther King and Israel, then and now https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/martin-luther-king-and-israel-then-and-now/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:26843b3b-3bc7-a2c6-53e8-0fd211bfa6a7 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:26:25 -0500 Would the civil rights leader have taken up the Palestinian cause? The Blogs Israelis continually exposed to extreme levels of air pollution - report https://www.jpost.com/HEALTH-SCIENCE/Israelis-continually-exposed-to-extreme-levels-of-air-pollution-report-614712 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:366b5b7a-2a13-8b46-4daa-e4b52da0b5b9 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:20:36 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452131' /><br />Joint research by the Environmental Protection and Health ministries reveals alarming findings on the human impact of air pollution in Israel.<br />; We need a real conversation about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/we-need-a-real-conversation-about-the-israeli-palestinian-conflict/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:21d59cf4-6ff5-4750-f059-966ee7598950 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:20:04 -0500 The elections promise to be personal and ugly, unless discussion on Israel’s place in an increasingly volatile Middle East can shift their focus to issues of substance The Blogs Suspected incendiary balloons found near Beit Shemesh https://www.timesofisrael.com/suspected-incendiary-balloons-found-near-beit-shemesh/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:48fe2c08-0bf7-cd58-22a4-410e4a2f06cd Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:14:30 -0500 Police say sappers called to central moshav of Mesilat Zion; Hebrew media reports explosives and a small Palestinian flag attached to balloons Israel & the Region IDF Israel Defense Forces Gaza balloons Gaza Strip Israel Police Sderot Beit Shemesh Iran threatens to quit global nuclear pact if Europeans turn to Security Council https://www.timesofisrael.com/iran-threatens-to-quit-global-nuclear-pact-if-europeans-turn-to-security-council/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:acd1ad97-1a24-257f-657b-e46bb53262f1 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:07:27 -0500 FM Zarif says his country may abandon the Non-Proliferation Treaty if 3 EU member states pursue further measures over its alleged violations of 2015 nuclear deal Israel & the Region Iran's nuclear program NPT Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Mohammad Javad Zarif Iran-EU relations Iran nuclear deal UN Security Council Çanakkale solar plant feeds national electricity grid http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/canakkale-solar-plant-feeds-national-electricity-grid-151227 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:63c08c23-4c5c-5d62-9130-8aea2eae61ca Mon, 20 Jan 2020 08:07:03 -0500 A businessman in the western province of Çanakkale has installed a solar power plant on the roof of a factory and started selling electricity worth 100,000 Turkish Liras (nearly $17,000) to the state monthly. Economy Tel Aviv climbs cost of living index to become world’s 20th most expensive city https://www.timesofisrael.com/tel-aviv-climbs-cost-of-living-index-to-become-worlds-20th-most-expensive-city/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:f4b3788f-78b3-131a-6502-962b71d2b82c Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:56:47 -0500 White City moves up semiannual ranking from 36th place on Numbeo database website; Haifa ranked 31st, Jerusalem 34th Startup Israel cost of living Tel Aviv Turkey's Grandpa Earth Hayrettin Karaca dies at 97 http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkeys-grandpa-earth-hayrettin-karaca-dies-at-97-151226 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:f72e78ca-db1a-4101-711f-0e5663d39b2f Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:55:24 -0500 Hayrettin Karaca, a prominent Turkish environmentalist, passed away on Jan.  at the age of 97. Turkey Kremlin: Putin to meet Abbas and discuss Issachar's pardon with Netanyahu https://www.jpost.com/International/Putin-to-meet-Abbas-Netanyahu-this-week-614710 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:2910f3d5-d8f0-36a2-dafb-08718f388292 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:49:26 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/391749' /><br />The Russian leader will discuss Naama Issachar's potential pardon with Netanyahu.<br />; Putin to meet Abbas, Netanyahu this week https://www.jpost.com/International/Putin-to-meet-Abbas-Netanyahu-this-week-614710 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:6d6b994a-7b89-6ed9-3e78-07bf38a054b1 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:41:42 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/391749' /><br />The Russian leader will discuss Naama Issachar's potential pardon with Netanyahu.<br />; Israeli researchers find blue dye could repair hearts post attack https://www.jpost.com/HEALTH-SCIENCE/Israeli-researchers-find-blue-dye-could-repair-hearts-post-attack-614699 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1819c136-5a4f-d3ad-1030-d2f3d9ceb443 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:41:10 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/438871' /><br />"Because Chicago Sky Blue is non-toxic, we think it might be tested to prevent further damage following the initial injury of a heart attack."<br />; ‘Get our sons out of Gaza just like you’re freeing Naama from Russia’ https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Get-our-sons-out-of-Gaza-just-like-youre-freeing-Naama-from-Russia-614692 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:3459dee3-af3e-abe4-2eb1-c298467de6a5 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:02:40 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/428604' /><br />Hamas is also holding two civilian captives who wandered into Gaza, the Ethiopian-Israeli Avera Mengistu and the Beduin-Israeli Hisham al-Sayed.<br />; Iran threatens to quit key nuclear pact if issue referred to Security Council https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-january-20-2020/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:4c0798e8-f757-ec74-f76d-1f444ee82331 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:02:09 -0500 FM Zarif says his country will withdraw from Non-Proliferation Treaty 'if the Europeans continue their improper behavior' Israel & the Region Liveblog Russia: ‘Highly likely’ Issachar pardon to be discussed in Netanyahu-Putin meet https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-january-20-2020/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:b524e9a1-cc9f-73cd-c76a-6f827c9f2d80 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:02:09 -0500 Kremlin spokesman also acknowledges that matter of Israel-American backpacker jailed over 9.5 grams of marijuana is high-profile in Israel Israel & the Region Liveblog Quds Force chief says ‘freedom-seekers across world’ waiting to avenge Soleimani https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-january-20-2020/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:007ad95b-a4ae-aa3b-f437-94d7ae4939f5 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:02:09 -0500 Esmail Ghaani, who replaced Iranian commander killed in US strike, says 'our enemy understands no language but force'; Khamenei claims world 'fascinated' by Iran's response Israel & the Region Liveblog Shin Bet head: Israel thwarted at least 560 ‘significant’ terror attacks in 2019 https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-january-20-2020/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:3f764f9f-49b0-5c23-a3f3-d1182037fff8 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:02:09 -0500 Nadav Argaman says prevented plots include 10 suicide bombings, four kidnappings, and more than 300 shootings Israel & the Region Liveblog Honduras declares Lebanon’s Hezbollah a terror organization https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog-january-20-2020/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:19e933e7-97d1-3a82-1e77-15c85fd975ff Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:02:09 -0500 Foreign Minister Israel Katz hails announcement as 'important step in the global war against terrorism' Israel & the Region Liveblog At least 13 wounded in violence in Baghdad https://www.timesofisrael.com/at-least-13-wounded-in-violence-in-baghdad/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:ad61a142-1075-2ff3-cff1-f06b95351773 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:49:36 -0500 Protests in Iraq reignited last week after a brief lull amid soaring tensions between Washington and Tehran over US drone strike that killed Soleimani Israel & the Region Iraq protests Baghdad Qassem Soleimani Iran abruptly pulled out of Davos https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Iran-abruptly-pulled-out-of-Davos-614684 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:3e07ff8a-f1f3-5826-2876-f8c419aa62a2 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:49:04 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452122' /><br />Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will not attend the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, where US President Donald Trump is slated to be a featured speaker.<br />; Odunpazarı Museum announces call for artist residency program http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/odunpazari-museum-announces-call-for-artist-residency-program-151225 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:ccb0eb1c-1ef3-b9f2-35ea-d8d04cfebf44 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:44:56 -0500 The Odunpazarı Modern Museum (OMM) in the central Anatolian province of Eskişehir has announced an open call for a two-and-a-half month fully-funded residency in Spring 2020, open to artists from across the globe. Arts & Life Likud MK says including Kahanist Ben Gvir in government a ‘welcome step’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/likud-mk-says-including-kahanist-ben-gvir-in-government-a-welcome-step/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:d4b30f1c-d114-35b8-94d7-ca239a326270 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:43:32 -0500 Miki Zohar defends idea of Likud working to arrange a cabinet post for Otzma Yehudit leader in exchange for him leaving the race, saying right-wing majority otherwise impossible Israel Inside Miki Zohar Likud party Otzma Yehudit Itamar Ben Gvir Yamina UTJ United Torah Judaism party 2019-2020 Israeli elections Benjamin Netanyahu Meir Kahane Benny Gantz Yair Lapid Likud MK says including Kahanist Ben Gvir in government would be ‘welcome step’ https://www.timesofisrael.com/likud-mk-says-including-kahanist-ben-gvir-in-government-a-welcome-step/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:2ee4b386-580c-1760-06f7-454740916e7a Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:43:32 -0500 Miki Zohar defends idea of Likud arranging a cabinet post for Otzma Yehudit leader in exchange for his party leaving election race, saying right-wing majority otherwise impossible Israel Inside Miki Zohar Likud party Otzma Yehudit Itamar Ben Gvir Yamina UTJ United Torah Judaism party 2019-2020 Israeli elections Benjamin Netanyahu Meir Kahane Benny Gantz Yair Lapid At least 13 wounded in violence in Baghdad, officials say http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/at-least-13-wounded-in-violence-in-baghdad-officials-say-151222 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:3d8bd3c3-3fb4-830b-fa31-0e1005ec09fb Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:34:20 -0500 Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and live rounds during clashes with anti-government protesters overnight and on Jan. 20 morning in Baghdad, wounding at least 13 demonstrators and prompting authorities to close key streets and thoroughfares leading to the city center, officials said. World Dozens of Iraqi protesters wounded as anti-government unrest resumes https://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Dozens-of-Iraqi-protesters-wounded-as-anti-government-unrest-resumes-614704 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:1829290d-6458-05a7-fd73-dfd53ef44fa7 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:32:12 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452129' /><br />In Baghdad's Tayaran Square overnight, protesters threw petrol bombs and stones at police who responded with tear gas and stun grenades, Reuters witnesses said.<br />; NY Times endorses two candidates: 'radical' Warren and 'realist' Klobuchar https://www.jpost.com/American-Politics/NY-Times-endorses-two-candidates-radical-Warren-and-realist-Klobuchar-614693 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:b41a7901-8fdb-bc48-61b2-236683e516ce Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:25:04 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/452123' /><br />Democrats are united behind progressivism, but need to decide how they want to implement it, the paper argued.<br />; Despite US efforts, Ethiopia-Egypt dam spat holds strong http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/egypt-ethiopia-us-gerd-agreement-washington-meeting-dispute.html Full Feed urn:uuid:879ae446-4647-c4b6-47cf-9c8388296d8e Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:19:55 -0500 A meeting in Washington produced agreement on some items to be included in a final accord to fill and operate the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, but failed to resolve significant, long-standing sticking points between Egypt and Ethiopia. Ayah Aman Egypt unruffled by EastMed pipeline project http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/egypt-israel-greece-cyprus-east-med-pipeline-gas-deals-worry.html Full Feed urn:uuid:39d5a32b-fad3-ee0d-c705-13fb04d0331a Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:19:55 -0500 Now that Cyprus, Greece and Israel have agreed to build a subsea pipeline to supply Europe with natural gas, officials are downplaying its potential impact on Egypt's ambition to become a regional energy hub. Hagar Hosny Who gains if Trump publishes peace plan before Israeli election? http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/01/israel-us-donald-trump-benjamin-netanyahu-benny-gantz.html Full Feed urn:uuid:ac3b2434-464b-ab88-1cfd-479bf1ba2793 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:19:55 -0500 While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may be pushing for the Trump administration to publish its "deal of the century" ahead of the March elections, the candidate who might gain the most from such a situation is Blue and White leader Benny Gantz. Yossi Beilin Iran’s foreign minister cancels attendance at Davos summit https://www.timesofisrael.com/irans-foreign-minister-cancels-attendance-at-davos-summit/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:10dbdc70-d19c-aa24-184c-3d07b50ae825 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:17:02 -0500 Amid soaring tensions with US and Europe, and citing an unspecified change to the conference's program, Tehran says top diplomat Zarif will not join the annual event Israel & the Region Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif Davos Economic Forum World Economic Forum Donald Trump US-Iran relations Iran nuclear deal Iran-EU relations Over 2,400 irregular migrants held in past week http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/over-2-400-irregular-migrants-held-in-past-week-151220 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:46c2d90a-c2c4-e3b8-267d-7fe4d65826c0 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:09:34 -0500 A total of 2,402 irregular migrants were held across Turkey over the past week, according to data compiled by Anadolu Agency from security sources. Turkey After many years, Turkish Cyprus hosts a FIFA member team for first time http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/after-many-years-turkish-cyprus-hosts-a-fifa-member-team-for-first-time-151221 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:951cd913-b5a2-69a5-f002-3167a39fa14e Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:08:00 -0500 Turkish Cyprus is hosting a FIFA and UEFA member country’s football team for camping for the first time in decades. Sports Turkey says Berlin Summit ‘important opportunity’ for cessation of conflicts in Libya http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-says-berlin-summit-important-opportunity-for-cessation-of-conflicts-in-libya-151219 Hurriyet Daily News urn:uuid:4699e753-16b9-24b6-1a8a-31b4d841d40b Mon, 20 Jan 2020 06:02:00 -0500 Turkey has assessed the results of the Berlin Summit as introducing an important opportunity for the cessation of hostilities in Libya and underlined that it will maintain its constructive and peaceful policy to this end. Turkey In reshuffle, PM names Hanegbi agriculture minister, taps Akunis for welfare https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-reshuffle-pm-names-hanegbi-agriculture-minister-taps-akunis-for-welfare/ The Times of Israel urn:uuid:e47663f0-fdc5-5213-d871-d38af3124630 Mon, 20 Jan 2020 05:50:22 -0500 Appointees announced after Bitan, Cohen withdraw names from consideration following delays as top court questions the transition government's authority to fill cabinet posts Israel Inside Yitzhak Cohen Shas party Meshulam Nahari Welfare Ministry Benjamin Netanyahu Tzipi Hotovely Tzachi Hanegbi Ofir Akunis Benjamin Netanyahu appoints Tzipi Hotovely as Minister of Diaspora Affairs https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Prime-Minister-appoints-Tzipi-Hotovely-as-Minister-of-Diaspora-Affairs-614691 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:04f7ae86-c5b3-eb5d-cd50-e5bc0cbfc85c Mon, 20 Jan 2020 05:46:06 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/418750' /><br />In addition to Hotovely, the prime minister appointed Tzachi Hanegbi as Agriculture Minister.<br />; 75 years on, Holocaust survivors struggle to recover property in Poland https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/75-years-on-Holocaust-survivors-struggle-to-recover-property-in-Poland-614698 JPost.com - Front Page urn:uuid:6167ec01-5033-dc71-2dac-9b4f99f23f2e Mon, 20 Jan 2020 05:17:40 -0500 <img align='right' src='https://images.jpost.com/image/upload/f_auto,fl_lossy/t_Article2016_ControlFaceDetect/414213' /><br />A local woman said to her and her mother "Hitler promised to get rid of all of the Jews, and here they come home," Lea Evron told Reuters in her apartment in New York.<br />;