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University of Sydney

The University of Sydney, Australia has fired a controversial senior lecturer after he showed his students material featuring the Nazi swastika imposed over the flag of Israel, The Algemeiner reported Thursday. Tim Anderson, who taught economics and international politics at the University of Sydney for two decades, was first suspended...

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Israel

Juniper Falcon

The United States and Israeli militaries completed a joint exercise on Thursday, code-named Juniper Falcon, which tested coordination capabilities between the two countries in the event of a ballistic missile threat against Israel, The Jerusalem Post reported. As part of the exercise, some 400 IDF troops from various units –...

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Diplomacy

Nikki Haley

Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, was awarded the 2019 Friend of Israel Humanitarian Award by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation for her steadfast and courageous support of the Jewish State as part of her public activity, The Miami Herald reported Tuesday. In her speech to...

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Europe

Luciana Berger

The British Labour Party was rocked by a new scandal on Wednesday after a Jewish councillor resigned from the organization over concerns it has become “a welcoming environment for antisemites,” Jewish News reported. Councillor Dany Louise from Hastings, who is a member of Brighton and Hove Progressive Shul, wrote on...

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Iran

Hezbollah Flag

The Iranian-backed terrorist group Hezbollah, which exercises complete political and military control over Lebanon, appears to have threatened to attack Israeli passenger flights and popular tourist destinations in the Jewish State in a video circulated on social media, JNS reported Thursday. The video marked the anniversary of the death of...

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Diplomacy

Bahrain Towers

The Kingdom of Bahrain will “eventually” establish diplomatic ties with the Jewish State, the country’s Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said Thursday in an exclusive interview with The Times of Israel. Asked on the sidelines of the Middle East conference in Warsaw, Khalifa responded affirmatively when questioned if...

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MidEast

Israeli Spacecraft Beresheet

After eight years of preparations costing $100 million, the SpaceIL Israeli unmanned spacecraft “Beresheet” (Genesis) is tentatively scheduled to take off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, on February 21 and reach the rocky surface of the moon six to eight weeks later following multiple orbits around Earth. Prof....

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Europe

Anti-Semitic Incident in Germany

Anti-Semitic acts in Germany increased by 10% overall, though violent acts increased by a staggering 60% in 2018, the BCC reported Wednesday. There were 1,640 anti-Semitic incidents in Germany last year, according to data that was released to the German newspaper Der Tagesspiegel. The 62 acts of anti-Semitic violence marked a...

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Iran

Iran's Clock Til Israel's Destruction

Israel’s Foreign Ministry’s Persian account won a Twitter contest sponsored by a satirical Iranian account, Calcalist reported Wednesday. The Iranian account, @tanasoli, which has 115,000 followers, sponsored a contest looking for followers to nominate “the most absurd or foolish” statements made by the regime over the past 40 years. The...

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Diplomacy

Pence, Netanyahu, Pompeo, at the Warsaw Conference

In a tweet sent from the Warsaw Summit to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East, which was attended by Israeli Prime Minister and diplomats representing more than 60 nations, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shared a message of support for Israel, saying, “The...

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