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VP Pence joins cleanup of vandalized Jewish cemetery

VP Pence joins cleanup of vandalized Jewish cemetery

US Vice President Mike Pence made his way to Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri to help clean up the wreckage caused by vandals who overturned 154 tombstones at the site at the beginning of the week. After hearing psalms upon his arrival, Pence rolled up his sleeves, put on his gloves, picked […]

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IAF strikes Syrian army outposts in Damascus suburbs

IAF strikes Syrian army outposts in Damascus suburbs

The Israel Air Force allegedly attacked Syrian army outposts in al-Katif in the suburbs of Damascus early Wednesday, according to reports in Lebanon. According to the reports, Israeli warplanes were circling Lebanese airspace in the Baalbek area at around 3am Wednesday, carrying out the attack from over Lebanon. Officials cited by Lebanese media estimated the […]

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IDF court sentences hero soldier Elor Azaria to 1.5-year jail term

IDF court sentences hero soldier Elor Azaria to 1.5-year jail term

The Yaffo Military Court on Tuesday sentenced IDF soldier Elor Azaria to 18 months in jail for his manslaughter conviction for killing an Arab terrorist on March 24, 2015, during a terror attack in Hevron. As part of the sentencing, Azaria was also demoted from the military rank of sergeant to private. The judges presiding over […]

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ISIS terrorist caught plotting Tel Aviv bus attack

ISIS terrorist caught plotting Tel Aviv bus attack

The Shin Bet along with the police announced on Monday the recent arrest of an Israeli-Arab citizen planning a terror attack in Israel as well as contacting the ISIS terror group in Syria. According to the Shin Bet, 35-year-old Enes Haj Yahia, a resident of Taybeh was arrested following intelligence that he was promoting terror activities inside […]

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Two rockets fired from ISIS in Sinai hit southern Israel

Two rockets fired from ISIS in Sinai hit southern Israel

Two rockets launched from Sinai Peninsula exploded in southern Israel’s Eshkol Regional Council on Monday morning, the IDF reported. No air raid sirens were activated in the area as the projectiles were headed toward open territory, a military source added. There were no reports of injury or damage in the rockets attack. On Sunday, the ISIS terror […]

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Netanyahu says he initiated secret 2016 summit with Arab leaders

Netanyahu says he initiated secret 2016 summit with Arab leaders

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu initiated a meeting which led to a secret regional summit with Arab rulers last year, the Prime Minister told members of his Likud party on Sunday. Netanyahu confirmed during the meeting that he did not accept a plan for a regional peace initiative presented by then-US secretary of state John Kerry […]

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Pence: US will never allow Iran to threaten Israel with nuclear weapons

Pence: US will never allow Iran to threaten Israel with nuclear weapons

US Vice President Mike Pence vowed Saturday that Washington would ensure Iran could never threaten Israel with nuclear weapons. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, Pence singled out Tehran as “the leading state sponsor of terrorism” and slammed it for continuously destabilizing the Middle East. “Thanks to the end of nuclear-related sanctions under the [nuclear deal] Iran now […]

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Swedish court approves of child rape

Swedish court approves of child rape

A 14-year-old child bride from Syria came to Sweden and became pregnant with her husband, who is also her cousin. Now a Swedish court has approved of her marriage, because she appears “mature,” and for religious and cultural reasons. The girl was married off to a cousin when she was only twelve years old. In […]

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Minister of Health threatens to stop admitting Syrian refugees

Minister of Health threatens to stop admitting Syrian refugees

Minister of Health, Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, has threatened to stop admitting and treating Syrian refugees over the rising costs associated with such a policy. This comes less than two months after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated how proud he was of the dedicated care hospitals in Israel give to Syrian refugees. The government has barely […]

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20 no-go zones located as violence spreads across France

20 no-go zones located as violence spreads across France

The Paris riots are now spreading across France as -mostly Muslims- rioters stage running battles with police which have turned parts of the country into no go zones. Law enforcement say two weeks of civil unrest has now led to frenzied clashes in 20 districts with millions worth of damage in Paris alone. Worryingly about 60 […]

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Arab League refuses to deviate from idea of two states

Arab League refuses to deviate from idea of two states

The Arab League issued a sharp response Thursday to a meeting that took place between President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu’s the previous night, spelling out its unshakeable commitment to a two-state solution to resolving the Palestinian Authority-Israeli conflict and warning of the dire consequences involved in moving the US embassy in Tel Aviv to […]

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Nasrallah threatens: Hezbollah’s missiles can hit Israel’s nuclear reactor

Nasrallah threatens: Hezbollah’s missiles can hit Israel’s nuclear reactor

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah called on Israel to dismantle its nuclear reactor in Dimona, warning that it poses a threat to Israel’s existence should it be hit by one of Hezbollah’s missiles. Nasrallah made a similar threat against Haifa’s ammonia tank last year, saying that a missile hitting the facility could have the effect of […]

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Netanyahu to Trump: Recognize Golan Heights as part of Israel

Netanyahu to Trump: Recognize Golan Heights as part of Israel

The United States  should recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told US President Donald Trump when the two men met in Washington on Wednesday. “His reaction was not earth shattering,” Netanyahu told reporters during a briefing at Blair House after the meeting. He did not elaborate any further about the […]

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Trump says can ‘live with’ one-state solution, encourages sides to seek peace

Trump says can ‘live with’ one-state solution, encourages sides to seek peace

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he could “live with” either a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Authority conflict or a one-state solution as he held a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of the leaders’ first private post-election meeting. Trump opened his joint news conference with a vow […]

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US will not insist on two-state solution: White House

US will not insist on two-state solution: White House

The White House signaled a sharp break with decades of support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Authority conflict, on the eve of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the White House. A senior White House official said the United States would no longer seek to dictate the terms of any eventual peace settlement, […]

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38 Years later: Man convicted in the 1979 killing of Etan Patz

38 Years later: Man convicted in the 1979 killing of Etan Patz

A Manhattan jury has found Pedro Hernandez guilty of murder in the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz, bringing to an official close a notorious case that transfixed New Yorkers for over three decades. The verdict on Tuesday came on the ninth day of deliberations after a three-month retrial. The first trial of Hernandez, 54, […]

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Israel’s Cairo envoy returned home amid security concerns

Israel’s Cairo envoy returned home amid security concerns

Israel’s ambassador to Egypt, David Guvrin quietly returned to Israel in late 2016 from Cairo over concerns for his personal safety, it was reported in The Telegraph. Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon declined to comment on the report which was first reported in the British daily. According to the report, Guvrin was evacuated from Cairo […]

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ISIS video calls on jihadis to kill Australian Islamic clerics

ISIS video calls on jihadis to kill Australian Islamic clerics

ISIS terrorists have called for the death of three Australian religious scholars in their latest propaganda video. The video has urged ISIS followers to kill the clerics because they interact with other faiths and don’t promote violence in a 25 minute propaganda video called ‘Fight the leaders of disbelief’, according to Fairfax. In a disturbing escalation […]

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Netanyahu pledges US-Israel alliance ‘about to become stronger’

Netanyahu pledges US-Israel alliance ‘about to become stronger’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to strengthen the alliance between the US and Israel on Monday afternoon before taking off to Washington for his first meeting with President Donald Trump since he entered the White House in January. Before his departure, Netanyahu offered a few words to the press. “I am now leaving for a […]

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