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Following a barrage of nearly 200 rockets and mortars fired into Israel on Saturday, an errant rocket fell short and knocked out electrical lines carrying power into Gaza, Israel’s Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) reported Monday. According to COGAT, initially workers were unable to approach  the downed lines...

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German prosecutors have charged an Iranian diplomat with activity as a foreign agent and conspiracy to commit murder, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday. Prosecutors said their investigation would not hinder Belgium’s extradition request for the suspect. Federal prosecutors announced that Vienna-based diplomat Assadollah Assadi is suspected of contracting a...

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During a meeting with Fatah party leaders on Sunday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said that Palestinian terrorists and their families will continue to receive stipends and that Arab countries agree with him in opposing the United States peace plan, The Times of Israel reported. Abbas told Fatah that the Palestinian...

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Both KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines, and Austrian Airlines have announced that they are canceling flights to Iran, Benjamin Weinthal reported for The Jerusalem Post. The announced cancellations, which are to take place in September, come at a time that the home countries of both airlines have ongoing diplomatic disputes with...

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The IDF targeted a Syrian army position following the landing of an errant mortar shell in a demilitarized section of the Golan Heights, The Jerusalem Post reported Friday. The shell was apparently fired during fighting between the Syrian army and rebel forces in the area. A statement from the IDF...

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Two Iranian nationals, recently arrested by France and Germany, will be extradited to Belgium in connection to a terror plot that targeted an Iranian opposition rally outside of Paris, Reuters reported Wednesday. The rally, which took place Saturday, was held by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), an...

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The Knesset overwhelmingly passed into law on Monday a bill that allows Israel to deduct the payments the Palestinian Authority makes to Palestinian terrorists and their families from the taxes Israel collects and passes on to the PA, The Times of Israel reported. The bill, which passed 87-15, aims at...

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The IDF thwarted an infiltration attempt from Gaza, leaving one terrorist dead, and two in Israeli custody, The Times of Israel reported Monday. A fourth infiltrator escaped back to Gaza. According to the IDF, the infiltrators cut through the border fence separating Israel from Gaza and attempted to set an...

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Australia said Monday that it has discontinued funding the Palestinian Authority because of concern that the money is making PA payments to terrorists and their families possible, The Jerusalem Post reported. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced the country had cut funding of AU$10m ($7.4m) to the World Bank’s Multi-Donor Trust...

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In the past three months, hundreds of fire kites and flaming helium balloons – some with explosives attached – have been launched from the Gaza Strip into Israel, causing hundreds of fires, often several a day, that have burned thousands of acres (nearly 7 square miles of land) on the...

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