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The New York Times, in its Twitter feed describing Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s speech saying that the PA would no longer participate in peace talks led by the United States, described Abbas as a “staunch champion of the Oslo Accords.” It was an odd description of Abbas, and appeared...

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Iran

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A leading legislative architect of previous sanctions against Iran has described the proposed Congressional legislation as the “gold standard” in fixing the weaknesses in the nuclear deal with Iran that President Donald Trump demanded last week, Axios reported on Thursday. Richard Goldberg, a onetime aide to former Sen. Mark Kirk...

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Israel

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The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) offered reporters more details of the recently discovered and destroyed terror tunnels built from Gaza into Israel, The Times of Israel reported Thursday. The IDF dug the Palestinian Islamic Jihad tunnel that was destroyed in late October, working in shifts around the clock except on Fridays, to...

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Human Rights

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A Lebanese military court has handed down a six-month prison sentence to a journalist for comments critical of the Lebanese army, highlighting the close ties the army has with Hezbollah, the Associated Press reported Thursday. Hanin Ghaddar, a visiting fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy known for her...

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It’s no coincidence that Harvard and UCLA chose experienced Israelis to direct their technology-transfer offices. Cash-strapped universities urgently need to streamline the transfer of inventions from lab bench to market, and Israeli TTOs have a remarkable track record of generating more revenue from IP sales than any other country except...

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Hamas, the terrorist group that exercises complete military and political control over the Gaza Strip, has claimed the suspect in last week’s murder of Rabbi Raziel Shevach is a member of the organization, The Times of Israel reported Thursday. In a shootout that ensued overnight Wednesday in Jenin after Israeli security forces surrounded the terror cell...

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Diplomacy

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Eleven-year-old Moshe Holtzberg, the survivor of a 2008 terror attack in Mumbai, which claimed the lives of his parents, accompanied Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his historic trip to India, and was on hand as a memorial was dedicated to the victims of the attack, The Times of Israel...

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Europe

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The news reported earlier this week that German police are seeking ten Iranian agents tied to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has prompted the American Jewish Committee (AJC) to call on Germany’s foreign ministry to expel Iran’s ambassador, Benjamin Weinthal reported Wednesday in The Jerusalem Post. Germany’s government protested...

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Muslim beauty blogger, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, who has expressed support of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign, rejected a Revlon award because the cosmetics company named Gal Gadot its new global brand ambassador, who she says supports the “oppression of women and girls” with her support for the Israel Defense Forces....

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Coating materials that protect against fire, water or extreme temperatures are nothing new. But an Israeli high-tech paint doesn’t just protect surfaces from the sun. SolCold actually uses the sun’s power to activate a cooling mechanism, effectively providing air conditioning without electricity. You read that right: This double-layered coating absorbs the hot...

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