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Former IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot told New York Times columnist Bret Stephens that during his tenure as Israel’s top soldier, Israel hit “thousands” of Iranian targets in Syria, the latter wrote in a column published Friday. Eisenkot was describing Israel’s efforts to prevent Iran from establishing...

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Defying anti-Israel boycotters, British comedian John Cleese, a founding member of the legendary Monty Python comedy troupe and creator of the series Fawlty Towers, will arrive in Israel for two performances in September, The Times of Israel reported on Sunday. The 79-year-old Cleese, who is regarded among the most influential...

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The IDF said that it found the sixth and final cross-border terror tunnel that the Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah built into Israeli territory, The Times of Israel reported Sunday. “With the discovery of this terror tunnel, the effort to locate the passages dug by Hezbollah that crossed the border into...

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The need to train health, mental-health and engineering professionals in disaster response for quick deployment around the world is behind the Los Angeles launch of the new IsraAID Humanitarian Professionals Network(IHPN). Founded in Israel in 2001, IsraAID is a non-governmental organization that provides lifesaving emergency relief and long-term, sustainable solutions for populations affected...

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CloudEndure, an Israeli company, confirmed that it had been acquired by AWS, Amazon’s cloud computing unit, for $250 million, Globes reported Thursday. “CloudEndure is now an Amazon Web Services company. As an AWS Advanced Technology Partner since 2016, CloudEndure has long joined forces to help customers future-proof their businesses. This acquisition...

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816th EAS Moves Cargo through Syria

The United States has begun withdrawing its troops from Syria, following last month’s announcement by President Donald Trump that the U.S. would leave the country, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Col. Sean Ryan, spokesman for the U.S.-led forces fighting ISIS, stated that U.S. troops have “begun the process of our deliberate withdrawal from...

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Hoping to produce more Olympic medalists in the future, the Israel Olympic Committee and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology recently launched the Israeli Olympic Sports Research Center. “The joint establishment of the center will position Israel in an advantageous position over our competitors in world sports with regard to scientific...

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The annual Consumer Electronics Show, now in its 51st year, has become a mecca for Israeli tech firms. From software for autonomous vehicles to drones delivering pizza to walking and talking robots, if there’s a consumer angle, CES – with 180,000 attendees and 4,500 exhibitors from 150 countries –is an essential...

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As people everywhere turn on their taps, most are not aware that by 2025, at least half the globe’s population of 7.6 billion is expected to be living in water-stressed areas. And according to the World Health Organization, as of 2017, over two billion people in the world lack access...

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Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been named the winner of the 2019 Genesis Prize, The Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday. Kraft has said that he will forgo the $1 million in money that accompanies the prize. He asked that the money be donated in his honor to programs that fight anti-Semitism and...

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