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Report: Israel fired surface-to-surface missiles at a Syrian military airbase

JERUSALEM  — Israel fired several surface-to-surface missiles at a Syrian military airbase outside Damascus, Syria’s state news agency SANA reported.

Wednesday 12/07/2016
Netanyahu rejects meeting with Abbas, Hollande at Paris peace conference
Posted: December 07, 2016

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told French Prime Minister Francois Hollande that he would not meet with him and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at a planned international peace conference in Paris.

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Tuesday 12/06/2016
Were claims of Israel’s ‘arson intifada’ overblown?
Posted: December 06, 2016

TEL AVIV – As wildfires threatened Israel last week, rhetoric linking arson to terrorism heated up.

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Wednesday 11/30/2016
Wildfires rage through Israel
Posted: November 30, 2016

Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community and efforts by Israeli first responders have enabled the Jewish state to get an outburst of raging wildfires under control.

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Monday 11/28/2016
With the wildfires tamed, Israelis seek answers
Posted: November 28, 2016

JERUSALEM – As the wildfires that raged across this country for nearly a week were subdued Sunday (Nov. 27), Israelis surveyed the devastation in search of answers.

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Top US firefighters 'dropped everything' to help Israel battle the blazes
Posted: November 28, 2016

TEL AVIV – Call them Israel’s American volunteer fire brigade.

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Wednesday 11/23/2016
Fires in Israel destroy homes, force evacuations
Posted: November 23, 2016

JERUSALEM — Fires throughout Israel, fanned by dry conditions and high winds, have led to the evacuation of thousands of people from their homes.

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Tuesday 11/22/2016
Free expression or intimidation? Israeli bill sparks debate on mosques’ calls to prayer
Posted: November 22, 2016

A controversial bill to limit the volume of Muslim calls to prayer from mosques across Israel pits freedom of religious expression against the right to be protected from unwanted religious intimidation.

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After years of institutional ‘decay,’ Palestinians set for long-overdue elections
Posted: November 22, 2016

Against the backdrop of this month’s long-overdue leadership elections for Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah political party, the Palestinians living in the West Bank face an uncertain future following more than a decade of stagnate rule.

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Tuesday 11/15/2016
Woman tapped as director of West Bank rabbinical court
Posted: November 15, 2016

JERUSALEM — An Orthodox Jewish woman has been appointed director of a rabbinical court in the West Bank town of Efrat.

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