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‘Flotilla Martyrs’ Claim Responsibility for Hebron Shooting Attack

“Our mujahedeen group in south Hebron ambushed an Israeli police car near Beit Hagai at 7:15 am and opened heavy fire at it from close range,” the statement said. The statement went on to say, “Our fighters managed to withdraw from the scene peacefully. Our response will continue, we will not forsake our weapons as

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Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Seeks Israeli Arab Companies

“We have made it our goal to attract more high tech companies, not only from Israel but from Asia and Europe as well,” Levanon said. “One of the things that we are doing is conferences outside of Israel. The next one is July 1 in London, when we are bringing the leading companies of the

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Report: Saudis to Turn Blind Eye to Israeli Strike on Iran

Arabia is denying reports which surfaced over the weekend that it has agreed to allow Israel to use its airspace to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities. Citing unidentified sources, yesterday [June 12] London’s The Times reported that Saudi Arabia had agreed to ensure that the bombers pass through a corridor in the north of the country

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Top US Senators: Obama, Stand by Israel

The top senators will be circulating the letter among the other senators in a move expected to be completed by Wednesday [June 16], when the document will be handed over to the president. The senators wrote that the US traditionally stood by Israel because this is an American security interest, and that this attitude must

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Israel Creates Cycling Infrastructure

Partners in the plan include KKL-JNF, the Cycling Association, the Nature and Parks Authority, and others. The goal is to develop infrastructure for more than 3,000 miles of varied cycling paths and accompanying facilities, as well as educational, community and promotional activities. The new cycling paths will join the existing 373 miles of trails and

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Hamas, Turkey to Work to Sue Israel

A statement published by the Hamas government on Wednesday said the Turkish justice minister had stressed that his country is determined to continue supporting and identifying with the residents of the Gaza Strip, and that Turkey is willing to pay the price that comes with this support. “We are certain that if all the Arab

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Obama Meets Abbas at White House; Announces Aid Package

A White House statement described the US $400 million as “a down-payment on the United States’ commitment to Palestinians in Gaza, who deserve a better life and expanded opportunities, and the chance to take part in building a viable, independent state of Palestine, together with those who live in the West Bank.” ‘Abbas denied his

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Success for MediWound Burn Care Trial

MediWound also reported statistically significant success in the trial’s secondary endpoints. These included shorter treatment time to heal the burned tissue, and reduction in blood loss involved in removal of the burned tissue without disturbance to the closing of the burned area, compared with current treatments. On the basis of the trial results, MediWound, a

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UN Targets Iran with New Sanctions

Brazil and Turkey had recently attempted to work out a compromise deal with Iran in an effort to push off new sanctions, but the Security Council apparently did not feel the proposal went far enough. Among other things, the new UN sanctions target military, trade and financial transactions of the Revolutionary Guards, a powerful group

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EJC Calls on EU to List Flotilla Organizer as Terror Group

The EJC has submitted an official request on designating the IHH as a terror group, but expects the process to take at least a couple months after being informed a security committee for the Foreign Affairs Council would need to examine the matter before the council itself would make a decision. Zuckerman said the IHH

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REBECCA J. BRIMMER
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