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Davao, the Philippines’ second-largest largest city, has signed an agreement to implement the Israel Sci-Tech Schools’ i-STEAM education model in one of its public high schools as a model for the rest of the city’s high schools. The i-STEAM curriculum adds innovation and arts (creativity and humanities) to traditional STEM (science, technology,...

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Iran

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A report from a United Nations panel found that remnants of missiles used in Yemen’s civil war originated in Iran, showing that Iran did not block the transfer of ballistic missiles to Yemen’s Houthi rebels, in violation of a UN Security Council resolution, CNN reported Monday. UN Security Council Resolution...

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Europe

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German police raided locations in several states seeking members of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force for allegedly spying on Jewish and Israeli targets, Benjamin Weinthal reported Tuesday for The Jerusalem Post. Citing Focus, a German online magazine, Weinthal reported that the ten individuals being sought are considered dangerous because the...

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Diplomacy

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacted to Sunday’s angry speech by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, saying that the latter’s rejection of United States-led peace efforts and charge that Israel is a “colonialist project” shows that Abbas has “torn off the mask,” making it clear that the biggest impediment to...

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a formal meeting with his Indian counterpart Monday as the two countries signed nine deals to boost bilateral relations. Netanyahu and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the “dawn of a new era” in their relations after signing agreements in defense, agriculture and aviation....

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Medical professionals from Israel’s Sheba Medical Center in Ramat Gan have arrived in Zambia to begin treating and diagnosing cholera victims amid a deadly outbreak of the disease. Sheba said Israel was the first country to send a medical team to the affected area. Since the epidemic broke out in...

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Israel

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The Israeli military said Sunday it destroyed a border-crossing attack tunnel built by the Gaza-based terrorist organization Hamas, the third in recent months, that stretched from the Gaza Strip through Israel and into Egypt, the AP reported Sunday. IDF spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said the tunnel ran underneath the...

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A former planetarium on the Edmond J. Safra Campus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is to be repurposed as a $5 million museum and visitors’ center dedicated to the personal archives of renowned physicist Albert Einstein, father of the theory of relativity. Einstein was among the founders of the...

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Diplomacy

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Citing his administration’s continued concerns with the weaknesses in the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, President Donald Trump indicated that he will waive nuclear sanctions on Iran for the last time unless the nations involved in the nuclear deal address the flaws in the deal, The Hill reported Friday. The...

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When President Barack Obama was interviewed by The Atlantic‘s Jeffrey Goldberg in 2015 about the soon to be agreed on nuclear deal with Iran, Goldberg pressed the president on the wisdom of trusting Iran to act rationally, he responded: Well the fact that you are anti-Semitic, or racist, doesn’t preclude...

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