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Iran

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Iran is shipping arms to Russia via a smuggling route into Syria, which would violate the terms of United Nations Security Council resolution 2231, which implemented the 2015 nuclear deal, according to Western intelligence agencies. “In June, two airplanes from Iran flew directly to the Khmeimim Air Base [southeast of...

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo warned that Iran and Hezbollah’s growing presence in Venezuela poses a serious threat to the United States. In an interview with Fox News Sunday, Pompeo observed that the chaos in Venezuela has the potential to negatively impact the U.S. “The Cubans are there; the Russians are...

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Human Rights

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An exclusive investigation by Kurdish broadcaster Rudaw has revealed that Iranian-backed Shiite militia group Hashd al-Shaabi has trained hundreds of child soldiers in northern Iraq, in violation of international humanitarian law. Commanders of the Hashd al-Shaabi troops, also known as the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), performed the military training in...

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Diplomacy

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Most Israelis assume – or at least they did until very recently – that Germany is a steadfast friend of Israel. They therefore find it hard to imagine that it would actively support organizations which contribute to the campaign to delegitimize Israel’s right to exist. But all that may have...

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Israel

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In a speech celebrating the eleventh anniversary of the end of the second Lebanon war with Israel, Hezbollah leader, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah warned that the terrorist organization could target Israel’s nuclear reactor in Dimona, effectively threatening nuclear terror against the Jewish state. Nasrallah boasted that Hezbollah was 100 times more powerful—armed by...

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MidEast

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The Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) has condemned United States Senators after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the Taylor Force Act for consideration by the U.S. Senate. Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas chaired a Saturday meeting of the PLO Executive Committee to review the U.S. Senate decision. On Monday,...

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Israel

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Israeli humanitarian aid workers are helping survivors in the wake of heavy flooding and a devastating mudslide that buried houses on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, early on Monday morning. So far more than 300 people are reported dead, thousands are still missing, and some 2,500 have been left...

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Kuwait announced the capture of twelve members of a terror cell linked to Hezbollah and Iran, who had been charged with planning attacks across the nation on Saturday. The suspects had been captured in different parts of Kuwait, Agence France-Presse reported. They had been on the run for weeks since they...

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Israel

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The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestinian refugees announced on Monday that it had sealed a Hamas terror tunnel built under two of its schools in the Maghazi refugee camp in the Gaza Strip. The tunnel was discovered at the beginning of June, after the Maghazi Elementary...

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Israel

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Major-General Amikam Norkin officially assumed command of the Israeli Air Force (IAF) in a ceremony at Tel Nof air base on Tuesday evening. Norkin replaced Major-General Amir Eshel, who has retired after 40 years of military service. The ceremony was attended by both Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Eisenkot and...

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