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  • How does Tel Aviv's hi-tech industry rank in terms of gender equality?

    ISRAEL, 2017/07/20 For the initial time, Tel Aviv ranked part the top 50 cities in the annual Dell Women Entrepreneurship Cities index, released on Monday. While Tel Aviv may be known as a world hub for innovation, a study released on Monday found it has much room for development at the same time as it comes to women’s roles in the hi-tech industry. For the initial time, Tel Aviv ranked part the top-50 cities in the annual Dell Women Entrepreneurship Cities index. et the city completed only a 24th-place ranking and earned a score of just 39.6 out of 100 on this gender-specific evaluation, which examined each city’s ability to attract and foster increase of female-owned companies.
  • Turkey: Syrian Journalist Who Exposed Islamic State Atrocities Assassinated

    SYRIA, 2016/01/03 A prominent Syrian journalist and filmmaker, who produced anti-Islamic National documentaries was gunned down by unknown assailants in broad daylight in Gaziantep, Turkey. This is the third assassination of a journalist in the country over the last three months. Naji Jerf, editor-in-chief of the Hentah monthly, known for his documentaries describing violence and abuses on Islamic National-controlled territories (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) was shot and killed near a building housing Syrian independent media outlets in the Turkish city of Gaziantep. His death was originally reported by a group of citizen journalists he was working with.
  • As Israel's population booms, could it run out of room?

    ISRAEL, 2015/09/26 As Israel's population booms, could it run out of room?
  • Natural population growth declining in Armenia

    ARMENIA, 2014/11/19 Demographic problem in Armenia has become additional dangerous since it announced its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. The total people of the post-Soviet national has decreased about 600,000 over the last 20 years. The former Chief of Armenia's Central Bank Bagrat Asatryan said most of the Armenians preferred to go to distant corners of the world, inclunding the U.S., Australia and as a result lose all their connections with relatives in Armenia. "The new census data of the Soviet period has put the total people of the country at 3.5 million people. But the recent statement said approximately 2.8 million people leave in today's independent Armenia," Asatryan noted.
  • Jonathan goes on pilgrimage to Israel

    ISRAEL, 2013/10/23 Nigeria's President, Goodluck Jonathan, will late Wednesday embark on a pilgrimage to Israel, according to a presidential press statement issued here Tuesday. President Jonathan who will be accompanied on the trip by a number of top government officials, inclunding ministers, will undertake a tour of some locations in Israel which are revered by Christians because of their association with the earthly mission of Jesus Christ. President Jonathan will as well meet with the Israeli President, Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset, according to the statement.