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DNA analysis of 6,500-year-old human remains with blue eye mutation

Added: 20.08.2018 15:42 | 10 views | 0 comments

Scientists have discovered that waves of migration from Anatolia and the Zagros mountains to the Levant helped develop the Chalcolithic culture that existed in Israel's Upper Galilee region some 6,500 years ago. "Certain characteristics, such as genetic mutations contributing to blue eye color, were not seen in the DNA test results of earlier Levantine human remains," according to one of the researchers.

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Uri Avnery, first Israeli to meet Arafat, dies at 94

Added: 20.08.2018 12:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

Uri Avnery, a left-wing peace activist who in 1982 became the first prominent Israeli to meet in public with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, died on Monday in a Tel Aviv hospital. He was 94.


Lana Del Rey defends decision to play Israel gig

Added: 20.08.2018 11:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

Lana Del Rey has joined Nick Cave and Rod Stewart in defying calls for a cultural boycott of Israel.


PepsiCo buys Israel's SodaStream for $3.2 billion

Added: 20.08.2018 11:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

Beverage giant PepsiCo has bought Israel's fizzy drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion.

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Bolton tells Netanyahu that Iran nuclear deal was 'wretched'

Added: 20.08.2018 8:52 | 5 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump's national security adviser is bemoaning the "wretched" Iranian nuclear deal in his talks with Israel's prime minister.


PepsiCo to buy Israel's SodaStream in $3.2 billion deal

Added: 20.08.2018 7:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

PepsiCo Inc said on Monday it would buy Israel-based Sodastream , which makes fizzy drink-making household devices, in a deal valued at $3.2 billion.

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Lana Del Rey Defends Plans to Play Music Festival in Israel: ‘I Believe Music Is Universal’

Added: 20.08.2018 5:53 | 1 views | 0 comments

After news broke that Lana Del Rey would headline Israel’s first-ever Meteor Festival, the singer took to Twitter to defend her decision to play the event alongside musicians like ASAP Ferg, Pusha T and Of Montreal. “We signed onto the show w the intention that it would be performed for ...


Israel closes Gaza border crossing to deter violence ahead of planned anti-Israel protests

Added: 20.08.2018 3:41 | 11 views | 0 comments

ISRAEL announced on Sunday it was closing the only operating crossing for people to travel between Israel and the Gaza Strip, a spokesman for the Palestinian Civil Affairs Ministry said.


Bolton meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem to discuss Iran

Added: 19.08.2018 20:17 | 6 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton has met with Israel's prime minister in Jerusalem to discuss Iran.


Netanyahu and Bolton discussions focus on Iran nuclear program

Added: 19.08.2018 20:04 | 8 views | 0 comments

White House national security adviser John Bolton arrived in Israel on Sunday on the first leg of an overseas trip, and met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with Iran the focus of talks.


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