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It is difficult to expose the truth and seek justice when there is no trust in the legal system and there’s a lack of judicial independence facilitating impunity. Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman fought against all odds and was murdered in his quest for justice. In 1997, Nisman became involved in...

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Israel

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The head of the Israeli Air Force announced that he had appointed its first female aviation squadron commander. The commander, who was identified only as “Major Tet,” after the first initial of her name, out of security concerns, was promoted to lieutenant-colonel and will head a squadron of transport planes, The...

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A bomb that was planted in a cell phone, apparently to be detonated remotely, was discovered at Joseph’s Tomb during a security sweep of the structure before an estimated 1,000 Jewish worshipers were slated to arrive, The Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday. The tomb, which is located in Nablus, the site...

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Featured

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The Trump administration announced on Tuesday that it was conditioning roughly half of a periodic contribution to UNRWA (the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East). The administration will transfer roughly $60 million immediately, but the remaining pledge of $65 million has been withheld “for...

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Israel

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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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Diplomacy

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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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Diplomacy

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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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