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Diplomacy

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The praise offered by both Israel and Saudi Arabia to President Donald Trump for his speech on October 13 outlining a new United States policy towards Iran, Agence France-Presse reported Friday, is the latest outward sign that “shared concerns over Iran are indeed nudging” Israel and much of the Arab world closer together....

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Iran

(v.l.mitte) Die Hohe Vertreterin der EU für Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik Catherine Ashton und der iranische Außenminister Javad Zarif im Rahmen einer Gesprächsrunde zwischen den E3/EU+3 (Frankreich, Deutschland, Vereinigtes Königreich, China, Russland und USA) und dem Iran am Donnerstag, 03. Juli 2014 in Wien.  //   EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, center from left, prior the talks between the E3+3 (France, Germany, UK, China, Russia and US) and Iran, Thursday, 03. July 2014 in Vienna, Austria.

In the weeks before President Donald Trump announced that he would decertify the Iran nuclear deal, supporters of the accord argued that the deal was working and that any attempt to question its effectiveness or to withdraw from it would be dangerous, would put the United States at odds with its allies,...

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Israel

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Israel struck military targets in Quneitra, Syria, after the Israeli Golan came under fire on Wednesday. Missile alert sirens sounded in Israel as spillover fire from Syria’s civil war landed in an uninhabited area of the Northern Golan Heights. A statement by the IDF Spokesperson’s Office yesterday said, “The IDF...

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Europe

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A British Member of Parliament has accused the government of caring more about lucrative business deals with the Iranian regime than British citizens arbitrarily detained in the Islamic Republic. In an essay published Wednesday in The IB Times, Tulip Siddiq, the Labour MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, wrote that the government was...

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Israel

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Last week, Herzliya and Waltham, Massachusetts-based Infinidat announced it had closed a $95 million Series C financing round, led by Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing with participation from existing investor TPG Growth. Infinidat specializes in perabytes — a million gigabytes. Perabytes may not be coming to a PC near you...

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Iran

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In reaction to President Donald Trump’s announcement last Friday of his administration’s new policy towards Tehran, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) called the president “featherbrained” and insisted it would continue to improve Iran’s missile program, the IRGC-related Tasnim website reported Thursday. The statement, according to Tasnim, said that “the featherbrained...

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Diplomacy

President Trump's Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt toured the Gaza periphery area, visited Ziv Hospital in Safed, and the Old City of Jerusalem, August 29-30, 2017.

In a statement released on Thursday, Jason Greenblatt, the Trump administration’s Special Representative for International Negotiations, explicitly stated that Hamas must abide by the Quartet principles as part of any Palestinian unity government. “The United States reiterates the importance of adherence to the Quartet principles: any Palestinian government must unambiguously...

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Diplomacy

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The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, urged the Security Council on Wednesday to adopt the Trump administration’s approach to Iran and address all aspects of its “destructive conduct” – not just the 2015 nuclear deal. Haley told Security Council members that Iran “has repeatedly thumbed its...

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Israel

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Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and South Korea’s Hankuk Carbon have announced the launch of a joint venture to produce unmanned drones, capable of vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL), The Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday. The announcement of the joint venture, which will be called Korea Aviation Technologies(KAT), was made at the...

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MidEast

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Niv, a four-year-old female black macaque, “adopted” a chick recently at the Zoological Center of Tel Aviv (popularly known as the Ramat Gan Safari). The video of the monkey and the chicken has captured the hearts of many around the world. According to Safari officials, Niv had tried before to...

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