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Iran

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The United State Treasury Department has sanctioned the Central Bank of Iran and its head for their support of terrorist groups, including Hezbollah, The New York Times reported Tuesday. This is the latest attempt by the Trump administration to disrupt Iran’s support for terrorism. Last week the Treasury Department announced...

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Israel

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Israel’s intelligence minister said that Egypt warned Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh during a brief visit to Cairo on Sunday that Egypt “knows and has proof” that Hamas was funding the Gaza riots and sending civilians to the border fence to serve “as living ammunition, women and children instead of shells...

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Diplomacy

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Guatemala became the second country to open its embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, The Jerusalem Post reported. At the dedication ceremony, held at Jerusalem’s Malha Technological Park, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the opening of the embassy in Jerusalem goes “hand in hand” with the opening of the...

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Israel

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In a clip released by Israel, an official of Hamas, the terrorist group that exercises complete political and military control over the Gaza Strip, acknowledged that 50 of those killed during Monday’s violent riots belonged to Hamas. Salah Bardawil told an interviewer that of the “62 people martyred, 50 were...

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MidEast

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Israeli scientists have developed the first-ever social robot that helps rehabilitation patients improve real-life task performance by playing a game – specifically tic-tac-toe. An interdisciplinary research team at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev designed a game with a robotic arm to simulate 3D functional activities of daily living – actions...

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Over 50,000 Gazans participated in Hamas-led riots along the Israeli-Gaza border on Monday. In the chaos of events, and in response to blatant violations of Israel’s sovereignty, Israel was forced to defend her border, resulting in the deaths of dozens of Palestinian rioters. The death toll rose to 60 overnight,...

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The White House has blamed Hamas, the terrorist organization that exercises complete political and military control over the Gaza Strip, for the deadly clashes along the Israeli-Gaza border on Monday, The Times of Israel reported. The Trump administration fully backed Israel’s response to the riots, describing the deaths of 52...

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Iran is preparing fresh charges against jailed British mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, her husband has said, as he called on the British Foreign Secretary to prioritize the safety of British citizens over “commercial interests” with the Islamic Republic. “He should not just do his utmost to protect British commercial interests. He...

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Throughout her 25 years of life, Netta Barzilai was told over and over that she wasn’t pretty enough or smart enough or skinny enough to accomplish what she wanted in life. Last night she proved them all wrong. Smart, sassy, zaftig Barzilai did Israel proud, winning the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in...

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In a historic move, the United States embassy in Jerusalem was formally inaugurated at a ceremony held today, May 14th, the secular anniversary of Israel’s founding 70 years ago. The new embassy is located in the city’s Arnona neighborhood, in the facility that had heretofore served as the U.S. Consulate....

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