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US-Israel cybersecurity ties grow as enemies move battlefield online

Israel’s standing as a global cybersecurity powerhouse advanced in recent weeks, with the U.S. House of Representatives passing new legislation that would improve American-Israeli cooperation in that sector.

Wednesday 02/08/2017
Future of Israel’s settlement enterprise at crossroads following Amona evacuation
Posted: February 08, 2017

Israel carried out the much-discussed evacuation of the Jewish outpost of Amona last week in a process that raised renewed questions about the future of Israeli settlements, with Israeli lawmakers seeking to retroactively legalize numerous outposts and the Trump administration possibly offering newfound support for the settlement enterprise.

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Wednesday 02/01/2017
Police evacuating Amona outpost met by hundreds of protesters
Posted: February 01, 2017

JERUSALEM — Police and security officers evacuating homes in the West Bank outpost of Amona were greeted by hundreds of activists, including some throwing stones.

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Tuesday 01/31/2017
Amona outpost residents given 48 hours to evacuate
Posted: January 31, 2017

JERUSALEM – Residents of the Amona outpost in the West Bank have been notified that they have 48 hours to leave ahead of its demolition.

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Tuesday 01/24/2017
Israeli army has a smoking problem, new study finds
Posted: January 24, 2017

TEL AVIV – Nearly 40 percent of Israelis are smokers by the time they finish their compulsory army service, according to a new study.

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Wednesday 01/18/2017
In Israel, religious single moms gain greater acceptance
Posted: January 18, 2017

When Alexandra Benjamin was pregnant recently with her son, she went shopping for appliances for her new apartment in Jerusalem.

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Tuesday 01/17/2017
10 things you should know about Israel’s tourism sector
Posted: January 17, 2017

Some 2.9 million people visited Israel last year, a 3.6-percent rise over 2015.

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Sunday 01/08/2017
4 Israeli soldiers killed, 15 injured in truck-ramming attack in eastern Jerusalem
Posted: January 08, 2017

JERUSALEM — A truck crashed into a group of soldiers in eastern Jerusalem, killing four and injuring at least 15, in what is suspected to be a terror attack.

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Thursday 01/05/2017
Israel’s economy expected to slow in 2017
Posted: January 05, 2017

Israel’s economy hummed along in 2016 with an impressive estimated economic growth rate of 3.5 percent.

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Israel’s top security experts redraw West Bank map for the Trump era
Posted: January 05, 2017

TEL AVIV  – Israel’s leading security think tank has published a plan to redraw the map of the West Bank in a bid to consolidate major settlements and prevent the spread of others.

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