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The fourth week of violent Hamas-led riots at the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel was marked by smaller crowds than in previous weeks and attempts to use swastika-marked kites to send molotov cocktails into Israel, The Times of Israel reported Friday. According the Hamas-run Gaza Health Ministry, four Gazans were killed during...

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Diplomacy

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Forty United Nations ambassadors representing nations in Europe, Latin America, Africa, and elsewhere, visited Israel to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the modern Jewish State, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday. The group of ambassadors visited sites across the country, including Masada, the Dead Sea, the border with...

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Iran

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Iran’s involvement in Yemen should be framed as part of its expansionist agenda in the Middle East region and larger proxy war with Saudi Arabia. Matters came to a head as a result of the Houthi’s seizure of the country’s capital Sana’a in September 2014. In March of 2015, a...

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MidEast

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In an op-ed published Thursday in The New York Times, three European parliamentarians argued that the United States Congress should preserve the nuclear deal with Iran. Parliamentarians Delphine O of France, Omid Nouripour of Germany, and Richard Bacon of Britain argued that the nuclear deal, or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is...

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Israel

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The latest in a long string of Israeli TV formats picked up by Hollywood studios is “Nevsu,” a primetime series about an Israeli family headed by an Ethiopian father and Ashkenazi mother. For American viewers, the Fox TV network is renaming the show “Culture Clash” as a pilot focusing on a blended...

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Iran

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Iran will “produce any weapons that we need,” Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said at the nation’s Army Day parade, Agence France-Presse reported Wednesday. Rouhani added that Iran “will not wait for your remarks or agreement” to obtain the weapons it says it needs. The United States and its allies have...

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Europe

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A victim of an anti-Semitic attack in Germany said he’s an Arab-Israeli, who wore a skullcap as an “experiment” to prove wrong a friend who said that wearing Jewish religious symbols in public was unsafe in Germany. The Times of Israel reported that, in a twist to the story, the...

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Israel

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Three hundred drones, made and operated by chip-making giant Intel, entertained the crowd at Mt. Herzl Wednesday night with a light show celebrating Israel’s 70th anniversary of its independence, Haaretz reported. The 300 drones, called “Shooting Stars” by Intel, used in the display are lightweight, just 330 grams, and can...

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Israel

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Inspectors discovered explosives hidden in a truck, possibly intended for a large-scale terror attack during Israel’s Independence Day, at a checkpoint in the northern West Bank, The Times of Israel reported Wednesday. In addition to merchandise intended for Israeli settlements, inspectors found explosives in the roof of the truck according...

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Israel

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When students and volunteers began their work on Israel’s first interactive hiking path, a 70-kilometer (43-mile) historic stretch of land dubbed the Sanhedrin Trail, they didn’t expect to find physical pieces of the country’s history. During preparations for the trail, set to open in honor of Israel’s 70th Independence Day celebrations,...

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