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Netanyahu Rejects ‘Moral Turpitude’ Clause in Plea Deal

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu published a video on Monday in which he vowed to remain leader...

Lapid Signs Cooperation Plan With Beijing as Israel Seeks ‘Balance’ on China Ties

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israel and China on Monday signed a three-year agreement to foster cooperation and dialogue, as the two countries marked 30 years...

Maryam Abasian on the danger of being a queer journalist in Iran

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). After journalist Maryam (Asal) Abasian escaped Iran for Turkey last year, she posted a photo of her cropped hair, freshly dyed...

Covid Expert Says Omicron Outbreak Has Peaked in Israel

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – The spread of the omicron variant in Israel will slow this week as the current wave has peaked,...

By Targeting Civilian Ships, Iran ‘Had Last Word’ in Sea Shadow War With Israel

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – The Israeli Navy has played a crucial role in Israel’s ongoing shadow war against Iran, but the events of...

UAE Blocks Missiles as Yemen’s Houthis Attack Region’s Business Hub

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The United Arab Emirates, the tourism and commercial hub of the Gulf region, on Monday said it had foiled a second...

Israel Spends $9M More on Yad Vashem to Preserve Testimony From ‘Disappearing Generation’ of...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Israeli government on Sunday approved an increase of $9.2 million in this year’s budget allocation to Yad Vashem, World Holocaust...

Second Earthquake in 12 Hours Shakes Israel

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – Early afternoon Sunday, an earthquake was felt in the north of Israel. It is the second time in 12...

Lebanon Must Not Be Platform for Hostility, Kuwaiti FM Says

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Lebanon must not be a platform for hostile acts or words, Kuwait’s foreign minister said on Sunday while visiting Beirut, an...

Taliban Warns Against Dissent, Women’s Rights Activism

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). i24 News – Afghanistan’s new Taliban authorities warned Saturday they have the right to crack down on dissent and jail protesters,...

Saudi-led coalition denies targeting detention centre in Yemen’s Saada

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-aligned Houthis in Yemen denied targeting a detention center in Yemen’s Saada province, saying the facility hit...

CPJ monitoring Yemen ‘with concern’ after Saudi airstrikes kill dozens and shut down internet

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). New York, January 21, 2022 – The Committee to Protect Journalists is monitoring with concern the aftermath of a series of...

Bennett Calls UAE Crown Prince After Abu Dhabi Attack, Offers Israel’s Support

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett spoke with the crown prince of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed...

Israel’s Attorney General Orders Probe Into Police Spyware Allegations

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israel’s attorney general has ordered an investigation into police surveillance tactics amid reports that law enforcement improperly used a disputed hacking...

Biden’s Dangerous Refusal to Reverse Trump’s Western Sahara Policy

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In his final weeks in office, President Donald Trump stunned the international community in formally recognizing Western Sahara as part of...

Israel to Scrap Quarantine for Children Exposed to COVID Carriers

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Israel will ditch mandatory quarantine for children exposed to COVID-19 carriers, the government said on Thursday, citing a need to relieve...

Iranian ‘Aggression’ Should Be on Table in Vienna, Says Israel’s Gantz

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Iran’s continued regional aggression should be tackled side by side with the nuclear issue during international negotiations in Vienna, Israel’s Defense...

Hamas, Fatah Delegations in Algeria to Discuss ‘Palestinian National Unity’

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – A senior Hamas delegation arrived in Algeria as part of the country’s attempts to foster Palestinian unity, Turkish broadcaster...

Seeking Justice for Syrians – FPIF

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). It was a chilly, overcast February day in 2015 when Anwar R. walked into a Berlin police station to file a...

The Mysterious Israeli Cybersecurity Startup That Has Raised $100 Million Under the Radar

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). CTech – Israeli cybersecurity startup Island has been operating in stealth mode for over a year, raising some $100 million in...

Tunnel Complex at Natanz Nuclear Facility in Iran ‘Deeper Than Expected’

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). JNS.org – A new underground complex at the Natanz nuclear facility in Iran, which is designed to serve as a new...

Jailed French Tourist to Appear in Iran Court on Spying Charges, Says Lawyer

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). A jailed French tourist in Iran, Benjamin Briere, will appear before a Revolutionary Court on Thursday on spying charges, his lawyer...

Orca Acquiring Israeli Web Application Security Startup RapidSec

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). CTech – Cybersecurity unicorn Orca Security has announced that it is acquiring fellow Israeli startup RapidSec, which focuses on protecting web...

Sudanese military arrests, assaults journalists covering protests

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). New York, January 18, 2022 – Sudanese authorities must immediately release all detained journalists and stop arresting and assaulting members of...