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Israeli and American leaders condemn Manchester terror attack

At least 22 people were killed and as many as 59 were injured Monday in a suicide bombing during an Ariana Grande concert in the U.K.’s Manchester Arena.

Tuesday 05/09/2017
New Hamas chief makes first public appearance in Gaza
Posted: May 09, 2017

Ismail Haniyeh, whom Hamas elected as the Palestinian terror group’s top leader last weekend, made his first public appearance in the new role by visiting a “solidarity tent” for hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners in Gaza City Monday.

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French election winner Macron again rules out Palestinian statehood recognition
Posted: May 09, 2017

As French citizens voted Sunday, their eventual president-elect reiterated previous statements ruling out unilateral French recognition of Palestinian statehood and committing to support for a two-state solution.

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Erdogan slammed after meeting on stopping ‘judaization’ of Jerusalem, anti-Israel rant
Posted: May 09, 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Monday evening with Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Istanbul, where the two reportedly discussed ways to “protect Jerusalem against attempts of judaization.”

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Tuesday 05/02/2017
Israel’s Yom Hazikaron: remembering the past year’s terror victims
Posted: May 02, 2017

Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and terror victims, is a time of mourning and reflection over the sacrifices of thousands who have given their lives for the Jewish homeland leading up to and following statehood: 23,544 individuals since 1860, according to the Israeli Defense Ministry.

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After 69 years, some of Israel’s original supporters are its key economic allies
Posted: May 02, 2017

Throughout the seven decades since it declared independence, Israel has waged an ongoing struggle for legitimacy, navigating the global arena to find its place among the nations.

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Wednesday 04/26/2017
Marine Le Pen: Ban halal and all ritual slaughter
Posted: April 26, 2017

Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate in the French presidential elections, said she would ban halal slaughter of animals if she is elected, along with any other method of ritual slaughter without stunning.

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Devorah Arkin Roth, 94, is one of Israel’s oldest living war widows
Posted: April 26, 2017

This month, Israel will be enveloped in a flurry of observances ranging from the solemn Yom Hazikaron (Memorial Day) ceremonies to the festive 69th Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) and the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War/Reunification of Jerusalem celebrations.

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Monday 04/24/2017
Why Marine Le Pen is confident she will be France's next president
Posted: April 24, 2017

(JTA) -- Supporters of Emmanuel Macron were not alone in cheering his victory Sunday in the first round of France’s presidential elections.

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What the North Korea crisis tells us about the Iran nuclear deal
Posted: April 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (JTA) – The Trump administration last week endorsed a narrative long promoted by critics of the Iran nuclear deal: It’s North Korea all over again.

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