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Iranian-sponsored Houthi rebels in Yemen have claimed an “armed drones” attack on vital oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia, underscoring rising tensions in the Middle East. The kingdom said drones attacked one of its oil pipelines as another armed vehicle targeted energy infrastructure elsewhere in the country on Tuesday. The targets...

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zahav

Zahav chef Michael Solomonov’s famed Israeli fusion restaurant in Philadelphia won the Outstanding Restaurant award at the 2019 James Beard Foundation Awards in Chicago on May 6. The Israeli-born restaurateur opened Zahav (Hebrew for “gold”) with partner Steve Cook in 2008 with the aim of putting Israeli-inspired dishes and Israeli-produced ingredients on...

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gaza riots

The BBC has come under fire for censoring virulent anti-Jewish sentiments in a documentary about violent Hamas-orchestrated border riots, which aired Monday evening on BBC Two. In the English subtitles of the 60-minute film, One Day in Gaza, the BBC translated the Arabic word for “Jew” (Yahud) to “Israeli” in...

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saudi ship

The initial findings of a team of U.S. military experts have revealed that Iran or Iranian-sponsored proxies were likely behind a sabotage attack on two Saudi oil tankers and two other vessels in the Gulf of Oman on Sunday. The exact details of the attack remain unclear, but investigators believe...

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madonna

Defying calls from the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign to cancel her performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, American pop legend Madonna said she will “never stop playing music to suit someone’s political agenda.” The “Queen of Pop” is set to arrive in Israel with an...

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judokas

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki overcame a Bulgarian opponent to win the gold medal in the men’s under-81-kilogram weight class at the Judo Grand Slam on May 10 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Israeli teammate Tohar Butbul won a silver medal in the men’s under-71kg category, and Gefen Primo won a bronze medal...

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Photo By David Katz                                    The Kerem Shalom crossing between Gaza and Southern Israel.

Israel has reopened its main border crossings with the Gaza Strip, as part of an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire agreement to restore calm in Israel’s south and to alleviate the suffering of Gaza’s civilian population. The Erez and Kerem Shalom Crossings were reopened Sunday to allow for the import of goods, several...

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jason greenblatt

Jason Greenblatt, the United States Special Representative for International Negotiations, has blasted the UN Security Council for singling out Israel for discrimination just days after four Israelis were killed in the worst round of fighting between the Jewish State and Palestinian terrorist groups in Gaza since the 2014 war. “Where...

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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (Dec. 19, 2018) The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) gets underway from Morehead City, N.C. Arlington is deploying as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group in support of maritime security operations, crisis response and theater security cooperation, while also providing a forward naval presence. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Roys/Released)181219-N-AT530-0031

The U.S. is sending a Patriot missile defense system and another warship to the Middle East amid escalating tension with Iran, the Pentagon said Friday. The Patriot system can counter advanced aircraft, drones, cruise missiles, and ballistic missiles. The B-52 bombers ordered by the White House arrived at Al Udeid...

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eurovision 2019

For everyone out there wondering what the fuss about the Eurovision Song Contest is all about, Sunday evening’s opening ceremony certainly provided a glamorous response. Hopeful contestants from the 41 participating countries walked down the orange carpet at Tel Aviv’s Habima Square in full battle dress, ready for the big win, and...

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