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REZA ASLAN, host of CNN’s series ‘Believer,’ stands at the Western Wall in 2015 during the filming o
International film mag leaves Israel off attractive locations list

Israeli producer claims snub is due to lack of government funding.

Energy Ministry: Fuel prices in Israel to rise by 23 agorot this week

One liter of 95 octane gasoline will now sell for NIS 5.44 including tax, after an additional 4.41% rise was already announced by the ministry.

A woman displays a "Free Iran" sticker as thousands of Iranian opponents in exile stage a protest ag
Several factors behind record drop in Iranian Rial, analysts say

Sanctions, decline in oil exports among reasons for historic devaluation.

By JOSHUA ROBBIN MARKS/THE MEDIA LINE
27/06/2020
Julien Farel cuts a woman's hair in his salon. New York City, June 22, 2020.
As New York reopens, a $1,000-per-cut hair salon has waitlist of 1,200

The million-bucks feel now starts with hand sanitizer and a mask

By REUTERS
24/06/2020
A man counts a wad of Philippine Peso bills in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines September 19,
IMF predicts deeper global recession due to coronavirus pandemic

Although many economies have begun to reopen, lockdowns and social distancing have hit both investment and consumption.

By REUTERS
24/06/2020
Ivanka Trump poses for a photo with workers during U.S. President Donald Trump's signing event for a
Israeli tech workers could miss out on US visas as restrictions tighten

As many as 219,000 temporary workers could lose out on access to the United States this year.

Former Bank Hapoalim chairman Oded Eran dies

Eran served as chairman of Israel's largest bank from January 2017 until taking sick leave several weeks ago, and formally resigning earlier this week due to poor health.

23/06/2020
A mask is produced on Israel's first production line for N95 masks
Unmasking the Controversy: COVID-19 and Mask-Wearing

How can we avoid this double whammy of economic slowdown and steadily rising coronavirus infections?

By ALEXANDRA MARKUS HUTZ , JAMIE MAGRILL
23/06/2020
The Caribbean starts to reopen to tourists after coronavirus

While the virus has mostly been contained in the Caribbean, reopening airports and cruise ports remain a thorny matter as countries try to figure out how to balance lives with livelihoods.

By JACQUELINE CHARLES
21/06/2020
As coronavirus second wave approaches, why isn't Israel shutting down?

The state of the country’s economy and society is worse than it has been in decades and violence, sickness and even deaths tied to coronavirus crisis (as opposed to the disease) are on the rise.

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