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  1. The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of February 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ICC Chief Prosecutor says she is not influenced by the UN General Assembly's view on Israel, Canada's Parliament comes out against BDS, Tel Aviv ranks low on list judging quality of life and more. 1. The Jerusalem Post became the first Israeli outlet to sit down for an in-person exclusive interview with International Criminal Court Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda in her office on the court's premises in the Hague in the Netherlands.

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  2. INTERNATIONAL: Arab Israeli professor breaks barriers at home and abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Jewish Journal

    In this Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 photo, professor Hossam Haick talks to a researcher in his lab at Technion University in Haifa, Israel. Haick, whose breakthrough work in nanotechnology has garnered global accolades, says his success as an Arab citizen of Israel proves that education knows no boundaries and is key to improving his communitys lot.

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  3. Wine Talk: Feldstein unfilteredRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    Avi Feldstein, poet, philosopher, barman, grew up in Tel Aviv, from Romanian roots, and read literature and philosophy at Tel Aviv University. He started out as a tour guide.

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  4. Iraqi militia group gets a Washington lobbyistRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Hill

    An out-of-work Iraqi politician who leads a 4,000-man private militia is deepening his ties to Washington in an attempt to remake the Obama administration's foreign policy toward Iraq. Atheel al-Nujaifi, who was booted out of office as governor of Iraq's northern Nineveh province last year, in February signed a six-month, $90,000 contract with a lobbyist to represent the Sunni militia that he controls.

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  5. Arab Israeli professor breaks barriers at home and abroadRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | KDWN

    Hossam Haick, whose breakthrough work in nanotechnology has garnered global accolades, says his success as an Arab citizen of Israel proves that education knows no boundaries and is key to improving his community's lot. At just 40 years old, Haick has been repeatedly recognized as a leader in his field.

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  6. The growing threat of ISIS in LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Hot Air

    ISIS is growing in Libya and beginning to attract recruits from other African nations. The New York Times reports the number of ISIS fighters in Syria and Iraq has declined slightly as a result of the U.S. bombing campaign but that decline is nearly being balanced out by the growth in numbers ISIS is seeing in Libya : Even as American intelligence agencies say the number of Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria has dropped to about 25,000 from a high of about 31,500, partly because of the United States-led air campaign there, the group's ranks in Libya have roughly doubled in the same period, to about 6,500 fighters.

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  7. Scuba Bestsellers of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | SCUBA News...

    Fifty Places to Dive Before You Die regains the top spot from Dive Atlas of the World , which drops down to third. Most of the books are either diving area guides - to specific locations or dives around the world - or sea life guides.

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  8. Former U.S. Ambassadors Coming to Texas Tech for Middle East ForumRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2016 | Newswise

    Four former U.S. ambassadors will be available for interviews from 10:15-11 a.m. March 7 in Room 105 of the International Cultural Center, located at 601 Indiana Ave. Anyone interested in covering the event can contact [email protected] for information on stringers or to get access to the video that will posted online that day. Newswise - Four distinguished United States ambassadors with more than 100 years of combined foreign service experience will speak at Texas Tech University in a panel discussion for the Lubbock community at 5:30 p.m. March 7. The event, sponsored by the Office of International Affairs, Center for Global Understanding and the CH Foundation, will be held in the International Cultural Center Auditorium .

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  9. Britain top dog in unregulated shadow world of mercenaries, says reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Final Call

    Britain has become the world's post-9/11 "mercenary kingpin" with hundreds of firms employing thousands of ex-military freebooters in a shadowy industry worth billions, a report by charity War on Want claims. The report, titled "Mercenaries Unleashed: The brave new world of private military and security companies," examines the rise of the industry over the past 15 years.

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  10. Hummus in HanoiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Forward

    Shahar Lubin earned his culinary chops in Israel and, later the United States, cooking his way through more than 20 restaurants, starting at the age of 16. "I said, 'I've been doing it for other people for so long, I might as well do it for myself,'" said Lubin, who operates Daluva, the first and only "Middle Eastern gastropub" in Hanoi, a city of 7 million with a lively street-food culture. Lubin, 37, grew up in the Israeli village of Hararit, in the Galilee, and spent summers working as a shepherd.

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  11. Alert - MERS in the Arabian PeninsulaRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2015 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Cases of MERS have been identified in multiple countries in the Arabian Peninsula. * There have also been cases in several other countries in travelers who have been to the Arabian Peninsula and, in some instances, their close contacts.

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  12. George W. Bush: From South Carolina Cameo To Starring RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | CBS Local

    Former U.S .President George W. Bush winks on December 3, 2015, during a dedication ceremony hosted by the U.S. Senate at Emancipation Hall of the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, DC. GREENVILLE, S.C. - George W. Bush won a bruising South Carolina presidential primary on his way to the Oval Office, as his father did before him.

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  13. Hummus in Hanoi: Israeli chef brings Middle Eastern cuisine to VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    Shahar Lubin earned his culinary chops in Israel and, later the United States, cooking his way through more than 20 restaurants, starting at the age of 16. Still, it was a leap when he moved to Vietnam and opened a restaurant of his own. "I said, 'I've been doing it for other people for so long, I might as well do it for myself,'" said Lubin, who operates Daluva, the first and only "Middle Eastern gastropub" in Hanoi, a city of 7 million with a lively street-food culture.

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  14. How the Oscars 2016 beats the BAFTAs in the battle of the goodie bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Battle of the goodie bags: How the Oscars' 130,000 giveway filled with holidays and luxury treatments beats the BAFTAS 1,800 bundle containing lime cordial and tea As the Baftas get underway in London tonight, some of the stars on the red carpet may be wishing they were at the Oscars instead. This isn't because the American awards offer any more kudos than our home-grown British gongs, but because the goodie bags are infinitely more generous, coming in at 130,000 of gifts.

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  15. Voice of America closing its Jerusalem bureauRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Columbia Journalism Review

    In a surprising move, the US government's venerable Voice of America is shutting down its Jerusalem bureau, according to government budget documents. Under the fiscal year 2015 budget signed by President Obama in December, the bureau will be shuttered sometime this year.

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  16. Israel offers 'swag bag' to Oscar nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    A BDS founder said the free trip to Israel indicated government was "desperately trying to fight its increasing isolation through bribes and intimidation" [AP] Every year, select Oscar nominees are offered a "swag bag" worth tens of thousands of dollars with gifts including items ranging from lifetime supplies of high-end cosmetics and sessions with a private trainer to luxury holiday packages. One of the items this year is a 10-day trip to Israel for two - valued at $55,000.

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  17. PM: Time to expect some ties with Arab states to come out of the closetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    An advance team for US Vice President Joe Biden came to Israel Sunday to plan a trip in the coming weeks. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who speaks often about behind-the-scenes cooperation taking place between Israel and many countries in the region, hinted Sunday night that the time has come to expect that some of those contacts will come out into the open.

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  18. UK Airbnb Member to Israelis: Want a Room? First Stop the a OccupationaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | The Jewish Press

    Ben Kelmer, a photographer from Tel Aviv who was planning to fly with his wife to the UK in March went on the Airbnb website , where people list, find, and rent lodging, discovered an apartment in Oxford for $85 per night, and approached the owner via the website, Newsweek reported Thursday. my wife and I are coming to London and I saw your place.

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  19. Motorcyclists allowed in public transit routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Good news for hog heads Starting Monday, all motorcycles and motor-scooters will be permitted to travel in two central public transit routes in central Tel Aviv as part of a trial set up by the Minister of Transport and Intelligence, Israel Katz. During the predicted six-month experiment, two-way lane accessibility will be allowed on Derech Namir Rd. and on Ibn Gvirol St. Should the initial trial prove to be successful, motorcyclists will be allowed to drive in those routes permanently, and after a year trial, they may be given access to drive in all public transit routes throughout Tel Aviv.

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  20. Avis Israel Anticipates Record-Breaking Summer Tourist SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2012 | 24-7 Press Release

    According to Ministry of Tourism statistics, Israel is expected to enjoy even more tourism from overseas than usual, so Avis Israel encourages making early reservations. TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, May 21, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Summer is traditionally a time when car rentals in Israel peak, as children from around the world are on vacation from school and families can enjoy quality holiday time together. 1 comment