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The Palestinian Authority (PA) arrested Saturday a Palestinian businessman who attended the U.S.-led economic workshop in Bahrain on June 25-26. The man was identified as Salah Abu Miala from the city of Hebron. “Salah attended a wedding party for a family member yesterday and then he disappeared. We haven’t seen...

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Iran

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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed Monday that Iran has surpassed the stockpile of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 nuclear accord with world powers, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). An IAEA spokesman said the organization had verified Iran’s stockpile of uranium enriched up to...

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Global Affairs

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British Home Secretary Sajid Javid paid a historic visit to the Western Wall on Monday morning during a two-day trip to Israel. It was the first time a senior official of the British government visited the holy site in 19 years. Javid was greeted by Mordechai Eliav, the Director of...

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Business

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The magnitude of Israel’s cybersecurity industry was on full show this week at the 9th Annual Cyber Week Conference at Tel Aviv University, which saw thousands of participants from all over the world gather to catch up on the latest achievements and challenges in this ever-evolving field. The week-long event, the largest...

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Global Affairs

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The government of Canada announced Tuesday that it will formally adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism as part of its anti-racism work. Pablo Rodriguez, the minister of Canadian heritage and multiculturalism, made the announcement as he unveiled the government’s anti-racism campaign, the $45 million Foundation for...

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Iran

Hezbollah supporters shout slogans and wave Hezbollah flags, during a rally commemorating "Liberation Day" which marks the withdrawal of the Israeli army from southern Lebanon in 2000, in the southern border town of Bint Jbeil, Lebanon, Sunday May 25, 2014. Hezbollah's leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah is warning that hard-line foreign fighters in Syria pose a global threat as they return home. Nasrallah accused European countries of easing the flight of extremist fighters into Syria, where they are fighting against the rule of President Bashar Assad. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

The Republic of Kosovo issued Thursday a decree asking state institutions to add the Iranian-backed terrorist group Hezbollah to its list of individuals and entities involved in terrorist activities, subjecting them to restrictive measures in compliance with international obligations. Kosovo’s President Hashim Thaci said that, as an active partner in...

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Trade between Germany and Iran has collapsed under the impact of extensive U.S. sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic to combat its illicit nuclear and non-nuclear activities, Reuters reported Friday. Data from the German Chamber of Commerce revealed that trade in the first quarter of 2019 was down 49 percent,...

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Business

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When an Israeli start-up wants to expand to the United States, its first step is often to open an office in New York. There are direct flights and the time difference is less than setting up a shingle all the way in Silicon Valley. That’s turning out to be good...

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Global Affairs

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Israeli cyber intelligence has helped thwart “major” terrorist attacks in “dozens” of countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a cyber-security conference in Tel Aviv on Wednesday. Israel alerted Australian authorities about a planned Islamic State attack on an Etihad Airways flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi, foiling an...

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Iran

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A senior Iranian official confirmed Tuesday that the Islamic Republic will “resolutely” abandon more commitments signed under the 2015 nuclear accord with world powers on July 7. Iranian Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, said that European signatories had not done enough to salvage the deal. “As...

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