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Iran

idf

In a cooperative training exercise last week, army cadets at the IDF’s Officer Training School drilled for a takeover of a Lebanese village held by Hezbollah in a potential future war with the Iranian-backed terrorist group. The exercise, dubbed “The Combined Combat Workshop,” brought together the armored corp, infantry, air...

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Europe

corbyn forbes

The leader of the British Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, has come to the defense of a newly-elected MP who was criticized for anti-Semitic comments made on social media, saying Lisa Forbes was “a good woman” and “not a racist in any way.” Forbes, who won the Peterborough by-election on Thursday,...

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Europe

hezbollah

Extremists linked to the Iranian-backed terrorist group Hezbollah have been caught stashing tons of explosive materials in a secret bomb factory in north-west London, The Daily Telegraph reported Sunday. Acting on information from Israel’s foreign intelligence agency Mossad, British authorities raided four properties in the outskirts of London, discovering thousands...

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Iran

frank mckenzie

The head of U.S. Central Command, Gen. Frank McKenzie, told reporters Thursday that the threat posed by Iran to U.S. forces in the Middle East is still “imminent” and “very real,” despite a cooling in hostile activity. The senior U.S. commander explained that the U.S. aims at striking the right...

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Europe

french police

Authorities in France have busted a neo-Nazi cell accused of plotting terrorist attacks against Jewish and Muslim institutions, officials said Tuesday. The suspects had named their group L’Oiseau Noir (Black Bird) and were said to be “close in ideology to the neo-Nazi movement.” Five members of the group were charged...

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Israel

space tech

Four Israeli companies have won R&D grants from the Space Florida-Israel Innovation Partnership Program, founded in 2013 to support research, development, and commercialization of aerospace and technology projects that benefit both Israel and Florida. The program is a joint initiative of Space Florida, the aerospace and spaceport development authority for the...

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Iran

tanker attack

The sabotage attacks on four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates last month bore the hallmarks of a “sophisticated and coordinated operation,” most likely carried out by a “state actor,” the United Nations Security Council learned Thursday. Abdallah al-Mouallimi, the Saudi ambassador to the UN, said: “We...

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Iran

petrochemical

The United States imposed new sanctions on Iran that target the country’s petrochemical industry due to its ties with the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), the U.S. Treasury Department announced Friday. “This action is a warning that we will continue to target holding groups and companies in the petrochemical...

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Human Rights

jewish pride

Organizers of a gay pride parade in Washington, D.C. have come under fire for banning Jewish rainbow flags adorned with the Star of David, which they said too closely resembles the flag of Israel, from its Friday event. While the Dyke March is supposed to be a celebration of inclusiveness,...

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Israel

tel aviv pride

Get your rainbow flags out, everyone – Tel Aviv Pride 2019 is kicking off. The Israeli coastal city is not only home to a world-famous Pride Parade – the largest Pride event in the Middle East and Asia – but is also host to a week-long celebration of its vibrant LGBTQ community....

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