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Israel’s prime minister has expressed concern over Iranian attempts to fill the void left by the territorial retreat of ISIS, warning that it could facilitate the expansion of the terrorist group Hezbollah. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the Golan Heights on Tuesday with Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and Chief of...

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A single mother in Ashkelon brought her child to the local branch of Krembo Wings, a unique Israeli youth movement run by kids for kids with special needs. But unlike the other parents, she didn’t leave after dropping off her daughter. “I asked her, ‘Why are you still here? Go...

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Nadia Murad, a Yazidi survivor of Islamic State captivity and UN goodwill ambassador, visited the Israeli Knesset on Monday to raise awareness for the plight of her people and explain how it relates to Jewish suffering during the Holocaust. “My visit here today is to ask you to recognize the genocide being...

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In a Friday sermon at the Islamic Center of Davis in California, an imam called on Allah to “liberate the al-Aqsa Mosque from the filth of the Jews” and to “annihilate them down to the very last one.” His sermon was translated by The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI). Imam Ammar...

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The Shiite terrorist group Hezbollah recently claimed several victories against Sunni jihadists in the Lebanon-Syria border region, with the help of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF). Since launching its offensive on Friday, the Iranian proxy shared multiple videos documenting its advances, the Long War Journal reported. In one clip, its fighters are seen...

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An Iranian boat came within 150 yards of the USS Thunderbolt in the northern Persian Gulf on Tuesday, prompting the American vessel to fire warning shots near the advancing craft. The Thunderbolt, a patrol boat that had been accompanying the cruiser USS Vella Gulf and two U.S. Coast Guard vessels, fired at the Islamic Revolutionary...

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Israel has dismantled the metal detectors outside the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, following more than a week of unrest. Work crews were spotted in the early hours of Tuesday morning removing the metal detectors at one entrance and by dawn they had all been removed, according to Muslim officials. The...

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The metal detectors have come down. Since this was never about metal detectors, it comes as no surprise that tensions have yet to subside. Muslim leaders have instructed worshippers to continue to stay away from the Temple Mount. The Waqf, the Islamic Trust that governs the compound, says it will...

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NeuroDerm, an Israeli clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing next-generation treatments for central nervous system disorders, will be acquired for $1.1 billion in cash by Japanese company Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation. The deal, expected to close in late 2017 pending shareholder approval, reportedly would be the largest-ever acquisition of an Israeli pharmaceuticals...

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The release of Israel’s Amman embassy staff in Jordan and their return to Israel on Monday was made possible by “close cooperation” between Israeli and Jordanian authorities, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. A diplomatic crisis ensued between the countries on Sunday after a Jordanian man stabbed an Israeli security...

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