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New Wikipedia Ranking Includes Seven Israeli Universities in World’s Top 250

New Wikipedia Ranking Includes Seven Israeli Universities in World’s Top 250

The Wikipedia Ranking of World Universities, a new technology-based ranking of the world’s most influential universities, has ranked seven Israeli academic institutions in the top 250 universities worldwide, cementing Israel’s position as a global leader in academic research. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is ranked highest among […]

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UN Investigation Finds Traces of Deadly Sarin Poison Gas in Syria

UN Investigation Finds Traces of Deadly Sarin Poison Gas in Syria

A UN fact-finding mission has discovered that a number of people in Syria may have been exposed to sarin, a toxic chemical weapon, or a sarin-like gas. It reported its findings on Monday. The mission, conducted by the Hague-based Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), […]

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Hashtag "Explain The Middle East In 6 Words" Blows Up on Twitter

Hashtag "Explain The Middle East In 6 Words" Blows Up on Twitter

On Monday, Gidon Shaviv, a senior research analyst for the media watchdog group CAMERA and a popular presence on social media, sent a tweet with a hashtag that quickly began trending on Twitter, garnering thousands of submissions from Twitter users around the world. I think I just came […]

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