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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday designating all U.S. forces in the Middle East as terrorists and declaring the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism. The legislation passed the Iranian parliament last week in response to Washington’s decision in April to designate the country’s Islamic...

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muslim brotherhood

The White House said on Tuesday that the United States is working to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a foreign terrorist organization. The decision will bring harsh sanctions against the world’s oldest Islamist movement, which has more than a million members across the Middle East. “The President has consulted with...

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An Israeli delegation has canceled plans to attend a business conference in Bahrain due to threats of terrorism, organizers of the event said Sunday. The Waad Allah Brigades, an Iranian-backed Shiite militia group operating in the kingdom, had threatened in a video message to launch a drone attack on Israeli representatives....

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The United States has formally designated Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force (IRGC-QF) as a foreign terrorist organization, a notice in the U.S. Federal Register confirmed on Monday. In a statement on the website, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said: “I hereby designate the aforementioned organization and its aliases...

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Ahead of the planned riots at the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel, Egypt has warned Hamas to control the violence, as IDF troops have prepared to defend against attacks. Hamas has called for riots on Saturday, March 30, to commemorate the first anniversary of the Great March of Return. The...

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When we returned from a free catered lunch, Shai Tamari, the conference organizer, announced that audience members were no longer allowed to record the conference. A few minutes later, Tamari leaned over me to tell the person sitting next to me to stop recording – my neighbor had been taking...

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In the first conference presentation, titled “The (De) Development of Gaza: Economy, Women, and Youth,” both speakers, Sara Roy and Laila El-Haddad, and the moderator, Rebecca Stein, all are on record having supported various boycotts of Israel. El-Haddad is a vocal supporter of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign...

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After a tension-filled day, a rocket was fired into southern Israel from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, sending thousands of residents to shelters, The Times of Israel reported Tuesday. Israel warned that it was ready to launch additional strikes against terror targets in Gaza, as the IDF moved more troops to...

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Abbas: Always enough money for terrorists

The Palestinian Authority has decided to penalize its law-abiding employees to avoid cutting salaries of Palestinian terrorists and their families under the so-called “pay-to-slay” scheme, which led the United States and Israel to cut aid until the PA stops inciting terror. Explaining the decision, Nabil Abu Rudeina, PA Deputy Prime...

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Hamas announced that it had an accepted an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel after a day of escalation, following a rocket attack by the Gaza-based terror group that destroyed a house in central Israel, The Times of Israel reported Monday. Israeli officials did not confirm that a ceasefire had been agreed...

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