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Most Israelis assume – or at least they did until very recently – that Germany is a steadfast friend of Israel. They therefore find it hard to imagine that it would actively support organizations which contribute to the campaign to delegitimize Israel’s right to exist. But all that may have...

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In a speech celebrating the eleventh anniversary of the end of the second Lebanon war with Israel, Hezbollah leader, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah warned that the terrorist organization could target Israel’s nuclear reactor in Dimona, effectively threatening nuclear terror against the Jewish state. Nasrallah boasted that Hezbollah was 100 times more powerful—armed by...

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Israeli humanitarian aid workers are helping survivors in the wake of heavy flooding and a devastating mudslide that buried houses on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, early on Monday morning. So far more than 300 people are reported dead, thousands are still missing, and some 2,500 have been left...

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Major-General Amikam Norkin officially assumed command of the Israeli Air Force (IAF) in a ceremony at Tel Nof air base on Tuesday evening. Norkin replaced Major-General Amir Eshel, who has retired after 40 years of military service. The ceremony was attended by both Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Eisenkot and...

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Three top administration officials are headed to the Middle East to consult with Israel, the Palestinians and other Arab states in efforts to restart negotiations with no preconditions, a U.S. official announced Friday. Presidential adviser Jared Kushner, who is also President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, U.S. Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason...

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Hezbollah General-Secretary Hassan Nasrallah has warned that Hezbollah is 100 times more powerful now, compared to its position at the end of the Second Lebanon War in 2006. Nasrallah delivered the speech to Hezbollah officials from a hidden bunker to the village of Khiam in southern Lebanon to mark the...

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Australia’s Aristocrat Leisure has acquired Israeli mobile- and browser-based games publisher Plarium Global for $500 million in cash, it was announced Thursday. Plarium’s product line includes the top-grossing “Vikings: War of Clans.” The company has more than 250 million registered users across 150 countries. Founded in 2009 in Herzliya, Plarium...

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At the Herzliya Conference in June, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair expressed his support for the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative, and added: But to work, we must break with some of the ‘theology’ of peacemaking which has become hallowed doctrine over the past 25 years. Blair, who also served as...

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A Democratic Party activist argued that the bipartisan Israel Anti-Boycott Act currently being considered by the United States Senate, “should hardly be controversial” because it “simply extends existing U.S. law” against foreign boycotts of Israel, in an analysis published Thursday in the Huffington Post. Steven Sheffey, a blogger for the National Jewish...

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Bloomberg reported Thursday that natural gas could be shipped from Israel to Egypt, via Jordan, in a deal being negotiated between Egyptian energy giant Dolphinius Holdings, Israel’s Delek, and US company Noble Energy. Alla Arafa, co-founder of Dolpinius Holdings, told Bloomberg, “There is great potential for the Mediterranean to be a...

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