Category: Middle East

First Muslim Woman Promoted To Major In The Israeli Military 

By Etgar Lefkovits   An army officer who has received both the President’s Award of Excellence and that of the minister of defense, is the first Muslim Arab woman know to become a major in the Israeli Army.  Ella Waweya, 33, internationally known as “Captain Ella” (even after her promotion), is the Israeli military’s deputy

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180 Groups Call On Twitter To Adopt IHRA Definition Of Antisemitism

By David Isaac 180 non-profit and civil rights organizations called on the social media giant to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s Working Definition of Antisemitism. The call was made in a November 16 open letter to Twitter CEO Elon Musk and Twitter management.   “Twitter’s guidelines should afford protection to Jewish Twitter users from antisemitic

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Israeli, Hellenic Navies Train Together In Defending Ships Against Missile Attacks

By Yaakov Lappin The Israeli and Hellenic navies enjoy an excellent level of cooperation and appreciate one another’s capabilities, an Israeli naval commander said on Monday. The statement came days after ships from the two forces completed a wide-ranging joint training exercise in Greek waters.  The 10-day exercise, a part of the Greek-led international drill,

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Isreali Hydrocarbon Exploration And Production Company Announces New Gas Discovery Off Israeli Coast

By JNS Reporter Energean plc announced on Monday the discovery of a commercially viable deposit of natural gas, containing an estimated 13 billion cubic meters (bcm), at its Zeus-01 drilling site located off Israel’s coast, the company said in a statement. Energean’s floating production unit seen offshore Israel. The company is now progressing its field

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Plastic-free Packaging Solution Enters US Market

By Abigail Klein Leichman One of the greatest threats to the environment and climate is plastic waste. Melodea, an Israeli company, confronts that issue by producing a cellulose nanocrystal coating sourced from wood pulp, a side stream of the paper-making industry. The plastic-free, plant-based package coating will be available from Melodea within six months —

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