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A Syrian baby suffering from a severe heart defect was flown from Cyprus to Israel on Tuesday to receive special treatment at Sheba Hospital in Be’er Sheva. The baby first traveled to Israel in December, just days after he was born, to receive life-saving surgery, The Jerusalem Post reported. Last...

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Diplomacy

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The United States State Department announced that it would be closing its Jerusalem consulate and transfer its responsibilities to its newly-established embassy in the city, in order to ensure that the U.S. speaks “with one voice,” a senior administration told The Jerusalem Post Thursday. The official said that streamlining the operations...

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A woman who saved her sons by dragging them out of bed Wednesday morning before a rocket launched from Gaza hit their home in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba, recalled that as soon as she and the boys reached the shelter, an explosion rocked the house, The Times of Israel...

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The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa and Intel Corporation inaugurated the Center for Artificial Intelligence on October 8. The new center will support research projects of Technion faculty members engaged in computational learning and artificial intelligence together with Intel researchers. Natural language processing, deep learning and hardware optimization for...

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Israel is set to open a new high-tech incubator in the Indian city of Bengaluru (Bangalore) in December, the Deccan Herald reported last week. The center is to be located in the business district of the city, which is already home to numerous multinational research and development centers and startup...

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At a conference to promote business ventures between Israelis and Palestinians, David Friedman, the United States Ambassador to Israel said that he promised to speak with Israeli officials to help Palestinian businessman, if “any obstacles” impeded their progress, The Times of Israel reported Wednesday. The closed-door meeting was sponsored by...

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Diplomacy

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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which was charged with verifying Iran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, has failed “to establish a full picture of Iran’s nuclear ambitions,” Joshua S. Block, CEO and President of The Israel Project, argued in an op-ed published Thursday in The Hill. Block noted...

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Incendiary terror kites launched from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip have caused substantive ecological damage, burning half of the forested land near its southern border with Israel a new study has revealed. “Now is the time for decisions. My position is very clear: We must deal a heavy blow against Hamas. This...

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Paulee CleanTec of Tel Aviv has announced that its affiliate company Epic CleanTec of California won the grand prize in the Climate Innovation Showcase at the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. The Epic system uses Paulee’s proprietary technology to separate out all the solid waste generated by occupants of a high-rise building...

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Human Rights

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The United States Treasury Department imposed sanctions on “a vast network” of organizations that fund the Basij militia, which recruits child soldiers and supports terror groups across the Middle East, the Washington Free Beacon reported Tuesday. The Basij Resistance Force has ties to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), which...

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