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Mosul's Christians Say Goodbye
Society & Culture  (tags: Christians, Jihadists, Iraq, persecution )

- 18 days ago -
The jihadist takeover of northern Iraq is a disaster for Iraqis. But the destruction of an ancient Christian culture is a disaster for the world.
Hebrew U Researcher Discovers How to Kill 'Slime'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fruits and vegetables, slim, bacterial biofilm disruption )

- 16 days ago -
With Michael Brandwein's work on bacterial biofilm disruption, fresh fruits and vegetables can once again be safe
Israeli Researchers Create 'Trojan Horse' Of Chemotherapy
Health & Wellness  (tags: Israeli research, chemotherapy )

- 17 days ago -
Beating drug-resistant cancer cells at their own game. They identified the weakest point where these cells could be defeated as the "Achilles' Heel". A potential solution of removing a major obstacle to the development of curative cancer treatments.
Syria's Looming Water Calamity
World  (tags: Syria, Turkey, water scarcity )

- 38 days ago -
Turkish government completely stopped Euphrates waters from leaving Turkey and flowing into Syria, something made possible by the enormous reservoir behind its Atatürk Dam. Aleppo, ... Islamist rebels have shut down the city's potable water supply.
China High-Tech Zone Offers Synagogue, Kosher Food
Society & Culture  (tags: China, Israel, high-tech, culture, kosher foods )

- 38 days ago -
We want Israelis to feel comfortable doing business in our region, and the new center, 25,000 sq m large, will provide them with an opportunity to enjoy Israeli culture, both secular and religious, and will even offer kosher food Chinese style,
Welcome to the Islamic Republic of Iran
Society & Culture  (tags: Iran, penal code )

- 32 days ago -
According to Iran's penal code, a father is exempt from severe criminal prosecution for killing his child; a woman "will be sentenced to be hanged."
Spain to Deport Pakistani Refugee for Criticizing Islam
Society & Culture  (tags: Spain, Pakistani refugee, Islam )

- 32 days ago -
His criticism of Islam poses "a danger to the security of Spain." I will be deported back to Pakistan where the death penalty for blasphemy is waiting for me.
Salafism in Germany: "Something Must Be Done Immediately"
Society & Culture  (tags: German, Salafism, Islam )

- 32 days ago -
Salafism is the fastest growing Islamist movement in Germany, and Salafist jihadists pose one of the greatest threats to national security, according to a new German intelligence report.
Tech Seed Fund Brings MIT, Israeli R&D Closer
Science & Tech  (tags: Israel, Ben-Gurion University, MIT, research & development )

- 32 days ago -
Deal between MIT & Ben Gurion University to promote and support early-stage collaborations between researchers. This is the first seed fund in Israel for MIT, which has been working with Ben-Gurion and other Israeli universities since 2007
Israel Rides High on Wearable Technology Wave
Science & Tech  (tags: wearables, technology, Israel )

- 30 days ago -
'I think a lot of the wearables will come out of Israel,' predicts Robert Scoble, one of America's most highly regarded tech evangelists.
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Alexandra R.

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