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Israel announced on Monday that the David’s Sling weapons system, designed to tackle medium-range rocket and missile threats, is set to be operational within the coming weeks. “In the next few weeks we will finish a long process of testing a new weapons system that will join the air force,”...

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Using ingenuity to overcome its serious water challenges, Israel has become the go-to expert for a world facing an impending water crisis. This year’s WATEC expo and conference, to be held in September in Tel Aviv, is expected to attract 10,000 stakeholders from 90 countries seeking Israeli solutions for water...

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The United States on Monday boycotted the United Nation’s Human Rights Council over its disproportionate focus on Israel, saying this “long-standing bias” severely jeopardizes the organization’s credibility. Israel is the only country that has its record examined during each of the council’s three annual meetings under a standing agenda item, known as...

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The Iran-backed Palestinian terror group Hamas will “no doubt” try to launch terror attacks on Israel during the upcoming Passover holiday, the head of Israel’s internal security agency told the Knesset’s influential Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on Monday. “We are just before the Passover holiday, and there is no...

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Sunday that he will grant his people’s highest honor to the former head of a United Nations agency that issued a widely criticized report on Israel last week, Haaretz reported. According to a statement from the office of the Palestinian president, Abbas informed Rima Khalaf by phone...

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The leader of the campaign to boycott Israel was arrested by Israeli authorities on Monday for allegedly failing to report hundreds of thousands of dollars in income, Globes reported. Omar Barghouti, a co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement and the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel,...

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Israeli authors David Grossman and Amos Oz are among the contenders for this year’s Man Booker International Prize. There are 13 novels up for the 2017 prize, which celebrates the finest works of translated fiction from around the world. The literary prize is awarded every year for a single book...

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The Palestinian Non-Authority Another Palestinian terror faction announced on Tuesday that it will not participate in upcoming local elections. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) stated that it would boycott the May municipal contests to protest the Palestinian Authority’s “suppressive” tactics against demonstrators. Hamas, the terror organization that...

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The secretary-general of the United Nations on Friday requested the removal of an inflammatory report on Israel, which was co-authored by a discredited former UN official on behalf of an agency representing Arab nations, The Times of Israel reported. UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for the report — compiled by...

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held his second meeting with Jason Greenblatt, Washington’s special envoy for international negotiations, at his Jerusalem office on Thursday. Greenblatt has been meeting both Israeli and Palestinian leaders this week, in an effort to assess the possibility of advancing peace efforts. The meeting was described...

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