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Iran

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An Iranian general called a recent ballistic missile test launch that defied a United Nations Security Council Resolution “significant,” Iran’s PressTV news reported Tuesday. Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Aerospace Division, boasted, “We will continue to conduct our missile tests and...

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Israel

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Two car-ramming attacks were reported in the West Bank, The Times of Israel reported Tuesday. The driver in one attack was killed and the driver in the second one was arrested. The two apparently unrelated incidents come just two days after a pregnant woman and six others were wounded in a drive-by...

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Iran

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Israel still intends to fight back against Hezbollah threats and Iran’s presence in Syria, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday, despite lingering tensions between Jerusalem and Moscow over the downing of a Russian plane in Syria last September. He also said that military delegations...

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Diplomacy

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Australia is set to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, after the country’s national security committee approved the move on Tuesday night, The Times of Israel reported. The Australian government is expected to formally announce the decision on Wednesday, although it remains unclear if the country intends to...

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Israel

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Israeli startups Refundit, Pruvo, SeeVoov and Howazit captured four of the 10 finalist slots in the inaugural United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) startup competition. They bested 3,000 other applicants from 132 countries. “This is a significant achievement for companies in the field of tourism technology in Israel, which position Israel as a global leader in...

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Europe

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Following the release of a European Union report showing that nearly 90% of European Jews believe that anti-Semitism has worsened in their countries over the past five years, Jewish organizations have called on European leaders to fight the hatred, The Times of Israel reported Monday. In response to the findings of...

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Diplomacy

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Israeli airliners have been given permission to fly over Sudan and Oman, as part of Israel’s drive to improve ties with the Muslim world, The Times of Israel reported. “At this time, we can overfly Egypt. We can overfly Chad, that...

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The IDF announced the discovery of a third terror tunnel built by Hezbollah from Lebanon into Israel, and fired shots at suspected infiltrators, The Jerusalem Post reported Saturday. On Tuesday of last week, Israel announced the start of Operation Northern Shield, an effort to locate the many tunnels Hezbollah, the...

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Doctors delivered a baby whose mother was critically wounded in a terror attack outside of the Jewish community of Ofra in the West Bank, The Jerusalem Post reported Monday. Six others, including the woman’s husband, were also injured in the attack. The 21-year-old mother is reported to be in stable...

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Israel

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Thanks to Netta “Toy” Barzilai winning the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, Israel gets to host the 2019 contest. But can an Israeli singer earn the trophy again? The process of choosing Israel’s representative from a field of 60 hopefuls began the night of November 24 with the first group of...

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