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Israeli and Palestinian rescue teams hold joint exercise in Judea and Samaria

Israeli and Palestinian rescue and security teams participated in a joint drill simulating an emergency rescue exercise following a fatal car crash.

Wednesday 07/12/2017
Survey: Palestinian support for violence drops
Posted: July 12, 2017

A new survey conducted among the Palestinian public shows the majority of Palestinians do not support violence against Israel, but overwhelmingly support the Palestinian Authority’s payment of salaries to terrorists and their families.

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Monday 07/10/2017
Egypt allocates $22 million to restore historic Alexandria synagogue
Posted: July 10, 2017

The Egyptian government has reportedly approved a budget of $22 million for the restoration of the centuries-old Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue in Alexandria.

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Monday 07/03/2017
Hamas leader reportedly stranded in Gaza as Arab countries refuse entry
Posted: July 03, 2017

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh is reportedly stranded in Gaza while Arab countries refuse to host the Palestinian terror group’s political chief.

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Tuesday 06/27/2017
US says it has evidence Syria’s Assad is planning new chemical attack
Posted: June 27, 2017

The White House said Monday it has evidence that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is preparing to initiate another chemical weapons attack against civilians.

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Wednesday 06/21/2017
Palestinians seek to claim Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs as World Heritage Site
Posted: June 21, 2017

The Palestinian Authority (PA) is requesting that UNESCO recognize Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs, one of the holiest sites in Judaism, as a Palestinian World Heritage Site.

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Monday 06/19/2017
Palestinians may fly direct from Israel to Saudi Arabia for pilgrimage
Posted: June 19, 2017

The United States, Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Saudi Arabia and Jordan have agreed in secret negotiations to coordinate the first flight of Palestinian pilgrims to Saudia Arabia from Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport, Yedioth Ahronoth reported Sunday.

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Monday 06/12/2017
Report: Trump leaked intel obtained in Israeli hack of Islamic state computers
Posted: June 12, 2017

The source of classified intelligence shared by President Donald Trump with Russian government officials in May was acquired by Israel in a hacking operation against Islamic State computers, The New York Times reported Monday.

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Wednesday 06/07/2017
Lebanon bans box office hit ‘Wonder Woman’ because of Israeli actress
Posted: June 07, 2017

The film “Wonder Woman,” starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot, took in more than $103 million at the North American box office last weekend. According to Variety, the film’s global take was even higher at $122.5 million. It seems everyone was watching “Wonder Woman,” except in Lebanon.

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Monday 06/05/2017
Israel raises alarm over US-Saudi arms sale as deal awaits congressional fate
Posted: June 05, 2017

The high-profile U.S. arms deal with Saudi Arabia, which President Donald Trump signed during his recent visit to Riyadh and is awaiting congressional approval, raised alarm in Jerusalem due to what officials describe as the potential diminishment of Israel’s military edge over regional foes.

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