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Lacking a majority, Israel delays vote on Palestinian family reunification ban

Haaretz - Sun, 2021-06-20 21:53
With no consensus among coalition parties and the opposition declaring they won't support it, the annual renewal of the law blocking Palestinians from a route to citizenship via marrying an Israeli will not get past Knesset

Israel to bar travel to high-risk countries amid Indian coronavirus strain outbreak

Haaretz - Sun, 2021-06-20 21:45
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett also tasks 250 police officers with enforcing quarantine regulations as the Indian COVID strain spreads in Israel

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Haaretz - Sun, 2021-06-20 21:12

Police violated procedures in wedding clash in Arab Israeli village, probe shows

Haaretz - Sun, 2021-06-20 20:43
Police arrested 11 people suspected of assaulting officers at a wedding where one civilian was seriously wounded, and three cops were lightly hurt

The Lebanese Army is begging for charity

Haaretz - Sun, 2021-06-20 18:48
Salaries, already meager, have shrunk and more than 3,000 Lebanese soldiers have left military service because they can’t support their families

Uman signals annual Hasidic pilgrimage, disrupted by COVID, to resume in 2021

Haaretz - Sun, 2021-06-20 18:22
Ukraine closed its borders in August 2020 amidst a surge in COVID-19 infections, blocking most pilgrims from entering the country

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes emergency shutdown

Haaretz - Sun, 2021-06-20 17:56
Bushehr power plant is fueled by uranium produced in Russia, not Iran, and is monitored by the United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency

Three countries ask Israel for COVID vaccines if Palestinians nix deal, source says

Haaretz - Sun, 2021-06-20 17:03
The Palestinian Health Ministry has said that it intends to resume negotiations with Israel and Pfizer about 'safe vaccines that meet our standards'

Explained: The citizenship law that endangers the new Israeli government

Haaretz - Sun, 2021-06-20 16:43
Naftali Bennett's governing coalition is split on ideological grounds over whether to extend the law, which controls the reunification of Palestinian Arabs from the West Bank and Gaza with their Israeli partners

The Jewish mensch who helped fight racial injustice in the Deep South

Haaretz - Sun, 2021-06-20 16:41
Nancy Buirski’s ‘A Crime on the Bayou’ is a moving documentary about a pivotal but little-known case in Louisiana in the 1960s. She talks about civil rights lawyer Richard B. Sobol, and why she had to convince him his story needed telling

After lifting all COVID restrictions, Israel's airport emerges as its weakest link, again

Haaretz - Sun, 2021-06-20 16:37
Health experts are mainly concerned about the Indian COVID strain entering Israel as it might be vaccine-resistant ? Health Ministry officials fear Ben-Gurion Airport isn't prepared for the summer

Bennett warns Hamas: Gaza will have to get used to a different Israeli approach

Haaretz - Sun, 2021-06-20 16:05
'Our enemies will learn the rules – we won’t tolerate violence, we won’t tolerate trickles of rocket,' Bennett says a week after being sworn in as prime minister
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