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Oman is Israel’s link to the Middle East

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | In the fall of 1979, two Israelis carrying foreign passports arrived on a flight to Muscat, the capital of Oman. One of them was Reuven Merhav, a senior Mossad [Israeli intelligence agency] official dealing with matters concerning the Middle East, who would later become the director general of the Ministry

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Israeli Judoka Wins Second Gold; Hatikva Plays Again in Abu Dhabi

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | A second Israeli judoka won gold at the Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Slam event, meaning Israel’s national anthem, Hatikva, was played once again in the United Arab Emirates. Israeli Peter Paltchik beat Elmar Gasimov from Azerbaijan and won the gold medal in the under 100 kg. (220 lbs.) weight class,

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Why Palestinians Do Not Have a Parliament

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | Parliaments, among the strongest manifestations of a democracy, represent the electorate, enact laws and oversee the government through hearings and inquiries. Apparently, this does not apply to the Palestinians, who, as a result of the power struggle between Palestinian Authority (PA) president Mahmoud Abbas’s ruling Fatah faction in the West

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Sources: Netanyahu Wants Ceasefire Deal in Gaza, Not “Purposeless” War

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 | A senior political source said Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is inclined to exhaust the efforts to reach a ceasefire agreement with Hamas before deciding whether to embark on another war in Gaza. “Netanyahu wants for a military operation in Gaza to have a purpose. We can reoccupy Gaza

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In Wake of Netanyahu Visit, Oman Calls for Recognition of Israel at Regional Forum

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 | Oman publicly called for regional recognition of Israel, a day after Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a historic visit to the sultanate on Friday, the Jerusalem Post reported. Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Oman’s minister for foreign affairs, told a security forum in Bahrain: “Israel is a state present

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Iran is Pressuring the US Using Islamic Jihad in Gaza

October 30, 2018

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 | The Palestinian Islamic Jihad, which was behind the escalation in the Gaza Strip over the weekend, normally works in coordination with Hamas. As the second biggest and strongest military organization in Gaza, it feels responsibility towards the Strip’s residents and serves as a silent partner to the Hamas regime. Ideologically

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In First, National Anthem is Played in Abu Dhabi as Israeli Wins Gold Medal

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 | For the first time, Israel’s national anthem, Hatikva, was played in Abu Dhabi as Israeli judoka Sagi Muki won the gold medal in his weight division, the Times of Israel reported Sunday. In the tournament, the Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Slam, in which judokas from 62 nations competed, three of

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Is Israel Heading To War?

Monday, 29 October 2018 | Is Israel heading to war with Hamas? This question has been uppermost in the minds of Israelis—and many in the international community—over the past few weeks, and for good reason. Israel now faces its 32nd week of violent riots and infiltration attempts on the Israel–Gaza border. Tens of thousands of incendiary

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Israel Declares: “We are with You Pittsburgh”

Monday, 29 October 2018 | Israel is a country that understands terror. Attacks and the threat of attacks are a daily reality. Terror against one Jewish person is keenly felt in the hearts and minds of all Jews. The response to the attack on the synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was no exception, and Israelis were

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Netanyahu Makes Secret Visit to Oman, Meets with Sultan Qaboos bin Said

Monday, 29 October 2018 | Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a secret trip to Oman on Friday, a  first official visit by an Israeli leader to the Gulf nation in over two decades, the Times of Israel reported. The meeting between the Israeli leader and Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said was hailed as

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