Tag archive for ‘Levant’
Professor Nouriel Roubini On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini: The Middle East Meltdown and Global Risk

Among today’s geopolitical risks, none is greater than the long arc of instability stretching from the Maghreb to the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. With the Arab Spring an increasingly distant memory, the More...

News Brief On Sunday, September 20th, 2015

Israeli mother of five indicted for trying to join IS

  An Israeli woman, mother of five sons, was indicted Sunday on charges stemming from her alleged attempt to join the Islamic State. According to the indictment, Iman Kanju, 44, of the Arab Galilee More...

Niva Goldberg On Monday, July 20th, 2015

Microsoft acquires Israeli cloud security startup Adallom for $320 million

Microsoft has reportedly acquired an Israeli data security startup,  Adallom, for a price believed to be in the region of $320 million. Adallom was founded in 2012 by CEO Assaf Rappaport, Ami Luttwak More...

Variety On Friday, July 17th, 2015

‘Tikkun’ Wins Big at Jerusalem Film Festival

– – Avishai Sivan’s “Tikkun, ” a stirring portrait of an ultra-Orthodox man in Jerusalem grappling with questions of faith, took top honors at the 32nd Jerusalem Film Festival Thursday evening. Sivan’s More...

Lebanese Military Claims Israeli Drone Crashed By Tripoli Airport

– – The Lebanese military has stated that an Israeli drone crashed near the airport in Tripoli, a city located on the country’s southern coast. It reportedly happened at 8:30 AM local time, More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Ben Gurion University and University of Florida To Work Together on Biogas

– – Researchers from Israel’s Ben-Gurion University in Beer Sheva and the University of Florida will work together to develop new forms of biogas. BGU’s Prof. Haim Kalman and the University More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Saturday, June 27th, 2015

145 Syrian Civilians Murdered By Islamic State

– – 145 innocent civilians were murdered by Islamic State in its latest round of atrocities in civil war torn Syria, Reuters has reported. The people were killed when IS attacked the Kurdish-Syrian More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

UN Report: Foreign Investment in Israel Cut by 50% in 2014

– – According to the UN World Investment Report, foreign investment in Israel was cut in half in 2014. The fighting in Gaza was cited as the major cause of the drop. According to the report,  More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Druze Israelis Attack Ambulance Carrying Wounded Syrian Fighters in Golan Heights; One Died

– – As tensions mount on the border between Israel and Syria due to the Syrian civil war, a group of Druze attacked an Israeli military ambulance in the Golan Heights today which held two wounded More...

Ynet News On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Jordan arrests Palestinian suspect in 1982 attack on Paris Jews

– – Mahamed Souhair al-Abassi is suspected of organizing decades-old attack on French restaurant that killed six people and wounded 22 back in 1982. he was arrested by Jordanian authorities and may More...

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