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The terror tunnels that extend from Lebanon into Israel by Hezbollah were part of the Iranian-backed terrorist group’s strategy to cut off the northern Israeli city of Metulla and start a war, a senior IDF officer told The Times of Israel Wednesday. According to the officer from Israel’s Northern Command, who...

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Israel

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A Hamas military court condemned five Gazans and one Israeli to death on charges of aiding the Jewish State, The Times of Israel reported Monday. The six condemned individuals were charged with “collaboration” with Israel. One of the Gazans, identified as Ali, was said to have been recruited by Israel...

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Two police departments in the northeastern United States have cancelled their participation in a joint counterterrorism program with Israeli and Palestinian law enforcement that encourages “community resiliency” in the aftermath of terror attacks under pressure from the anti-Semitic boycotts movement, Haaretz reported Saturday. The Vermont State Police and the police...

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As Americans turn on their taps, most are in the dark about a crisis coming to at least a third of U.S. households in the next four years: a lack of potable water. Experts predict that by 2022, 42 million Americans will be unable to pay their water bills. This...

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Israel

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According to IVC research center in Tel Aviv, in the first three-quarters of 2018 corporates made 157 investments in Israeli startups— up 30 percent from historical annual levels in 2013–2015 — which accounted for 18% of total capital raised in that period. “If this trend continues, we will have seen...

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Iran

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If the United States blocks Iran’s oil exports, Iran’s president threatened that his nation is prepared to shut the Straits of Hormuz, a critical shipping route for the world’s oil supplies, CNBC reported Tuesday. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told state television, “if someday, the United States decides to block Iran’s oil [exports], no oil...

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Senior United States administration officials expressed their support for Israel’s recently-commenced operation intended to eliminate the threat of Hezbollah’s terror tunnels extending into Israeli territory. The Times of Israel reported Tuesday that National Security Adviser John Bolton said that the U.S. “strongly supports” Israel’s right to “defend its sovereignty,” after...

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Europe

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The United States on Monday called on European countries to impose sanctions on Iran, after the Islamic Republic test-fired a medium range ballistic missile that can carry multiple warheads in defiance of the United Nations resolution that endorsed the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, JNS reported. “We would like to see the...

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The IDF announced that it had located a terror tunnel, constructed by Hezbollah, that extended 40 meters (131 feet) into Israel, as it launched Operation Northern Shield, a campaign to eliminate the threat of terror tunnels along Israel’s northern border, The Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday. The first tunnel, which, according to...

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Fifty kids in red-and-white jerseys sat on the shiny basketball court looking way up high at United States Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo giving them a pep talk in the new Sylvan Adams Sports Center of the Jerusalem International YMCA (JIY). “We are bringing you here to build friendships with people...

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