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Iran

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A bipartisan bill targeting Iran’s escalating “rogue behavior,” including its continued ballistic missile program, its support of terror, its shipment of conventional weapons and human rights abuses, passed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Wednesday by an overwhelming 18-3 vote, and now heads to the full Senate. The Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act...

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Iran

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The Rockefeller Brothers Fund has given major grants in recent years to groups that call for boycotts of Israel and support the nuclear deal with Iran, Armin Rosen reported Wednesday in Tablet Magazine. Founded in 1940 by David Rockefeller and his four brothers, the fund is one of the most...

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Israel

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The Palestinian Authority issued payments to terrorists and their families totaling more than $1 billion over a four year period, according to a recent study by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. The sum accounts for seven percent of the PA’s budget and is equivalent to 20 percent of the foreign aid the PA receives...

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Israel

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Jerusalem will be Israel’s first city – and one of a handful of major cities in the world – to establish an independent municipal wireless network based on super-fast millimeter wave technology. The network will enable “smart city” services in such areas as security and safety, emergency response, parking and...

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Iran

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A powerful Iranian general congratulated Ismail Haniyeh on his recent appointment as the new leader of Hamas, and encouraged him to “raise the issue of Palestine” as part of the Muslims’ “global fight against Arrogance,” the Mehr News Agency reported Wednesday. Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps(IRGC)-Qods Force commander Qassem Soleimani praised...

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Europe

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The lower house of the Czech Republic’s parliament called on the government to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and to stop paying dues to UNESCO, the cultural organization of the United Nations, as long as it continued its anti-Israel bias, The Times of Israel reported Wednesday. The Czech Chamber of Deputies...

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The terrorist organization Islamic State has officially claimed responsibility for the vicious attack on the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday that left 22 people killed — many of them children — and injured at least 59. It was not immediately clear whether the attack was ordered or inspired...

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Israel

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Israel’s public security minister called for the formation of “a counter-terror alliance that includes Israel, Arab states, the West and all like-minded countries” in an essay published Monday in Newsweek. The main motivation of terror right now, Gilad Erdan wrote, is “a radical ideology that uses an extremist view of...

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MidEast

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Staff at the Gazelle Valley nature park in Jerusalem are celebrating the recent birth of two new fawns, as these cute offspring bring the number of antelope to 20. Two years ago, when the nature reserve officially opened the Gazelle Valley nature park had just six long-legged antelope, a staffer...

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Israel

The city of Jerusalem. In the photo, the Tower of David and Jaffa Gate lit up at night.

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Israel on Wednesday celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the reunification of its capital city, Jerusalem. Jerusalem was secured by Israeli forces on June 7, 1967, corresponding to the 28th day of the Jewish month of Iyar, after two days of fighting with Jordan. In an account of the battle to retake...

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