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Israelis Brace for More Rockets as Barrages Continue Despite Gaza Cease-fire

Friday, 15 November 2019 | The residents of southern Israel braced for another night of rocket fire Thursday, after rockets fired from Gaza kept coming in violation of the cease-fire that came into effect in the early hours of the morning. Sirens sounded in Sderot and the Gaza border community of Shaar HaNegev at around

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Erdoğan Meets Trump in Washington

Friday, 15 November 2019 | What happened: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited Washington DC yesterday. At a press conference with US President Donald Trump, the two leaders spoke affectionately about each other. Trump said he and Erdoğan are “very good friends,” while Erdoğan called Trump his “dear friend.” But warm personal relations failed to

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Europe Backs Iranian Nuclear Breakout

Friday, 15 November 2019 | When the US State Department released its annual Country Reports on Terrorism on November 1, 2019, four countries—North Korea, Sudan, Iran and Tehran’s staunch ally, Syria—were listed as state sponsors of terrorism. The annual report describes the theocratic establishment of Iran as “the world’s worst state sponsor of terrorism” in

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Tel Aviv Tourists Undeterred by Gaza Escalation

Friday, 15 November 2019 | The ongoing wave of rocket fire from Gaza following the killing of an Islamic Jihad commander has seen many of Tel Aviv’s residents preferring to stay home, but has failed to deter visitors to the city eager to take in the sights and sounds—and tastes—of the famed Carmel Market (even

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Cease-fire Confirmed, Sporadic Rockets Still Being Fired from Gaza

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza confirmed a cease-fire early this morning—though rockets are still sporadically firing into the Jewish state. After more than two full days, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) has fired more than 450 rockets—and counting—into Israel. The onslaughts injured more than 60 Israelis and damaged several

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The European Union Labels Itself Biased

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | The European Court of Justice issued a controversial ruling on November 12, 2019, and declared: “Foodstuffs originating in the territories occupied by the State of Israel must bear the indication of their territory of origin, accompanied, where those foodstuffs come from an Israeli settlement within that territory, by the indication

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IAEA Finds Uranium Particles at Undisclosed Iranian Site

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | What happened: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in its quarterly report that it found uranium particles at a site in Iran that was not declared by the country’s nuclear authorities. The report, according to the BBC, did not say which site the particles were taken from, but it

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The 4,006 Palestinians the Europeans Have Not Heard Of

Thursday, 14 November 2019 | As all eyes are turned on the latest tensions in the Gaza Strip, where Palestinian terror groups have been firing rockets at Israel in retaliation for the Israeli killing of Islamic Jihad commander Bahaa Abu al-Ata, the number of Palestinians killed in Syria since the civil war began there in

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Day Two of Rocket Onslaught from Gaza

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | Since yesterday morning, more than 250 rockets have been fired indiscriminately into Israel. After taking a break last night, the onslaught resumed this morning before 6 a.m. and sirens continue to sound as the barrage of rockets continues. More than 50 people have been injured since Tuesday morning. Two sustained

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Jewish Communities Seek Funding for Defense in Wake of Anti-Semitic Attacks

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 | Dozens of Jewish communities around the world have appealed to the Jewish Agency Fund for urgent assistance in securing their facilities in case of attack from terrorists from the extreme right-wing or Islamic groups. Their request is for defense primarily against incidents of mass shootings. The Jewish Agency says an

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