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Posts Tagged ‘ Israel ’

U.S. And Israel Pull Out Of UNESCO Over ‘Anti-Israel’ Bias

12/10/2017

The Trump administration announced Thursday that is pulling the United States out of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, better known as UNESCO, because of its “anti-Israel” bias. Israel withdrew from the organization just hours after the U.S. made its announcement. The State Department said the U.S. will instead act as an...
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Israeli Police: Netanyahu Is Suspect In Fraud Investigation

04/08/2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is the subject of an investigation into allegations of “fraud, breach of trust, and bribes,” Israeli police have confirmed. Meanwhile, news broke early Friday that Netanyahu’s former chief of staff, Ari Harow, reached a deal with prosecutors to become a state’s witness in the corruption cases against Netanyahu. Netanyahu...
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Trump Seems To Confirm Israel Was Source Of Intel He Gave Russians

22/05/2017

President Trump on Monday seemed to confirm The New York Times’ report that Israel was the source of classified intelligence he revealed to Russian officials during an Oval Office visit several weeks ago. “I never mentioned the word or the name Israel. Never mentioned during that conversation,” he told reporters during a press availability...
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President Trump In Tel Aviv, Israel For Mideast Peace Talks

22/05/2017

President Trump arrived in Israel from Saudi Arabia on Monday, for a 36-hour visit that includes a meeting in the West Bank with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. Trump will also meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and has scheduled a visit to the Wailing Wall in East Jerusalem and a 15-minute tour of...
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Report: Israel Was Source Of Secret Trump Intel

16/05/2017

President Trump disclosed classified information provided by Israel during a talk with top Russian officials in the Oval Office, The New York Times reported Monday. As originally reported by the Washington Post, Trump shared the information with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak last week during their visit to the White House....
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Trump To Visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican On First Foreign Trip

04/05/2017

President Donald Trump will be traveling to Saudi Arabia, Israel and Rome in first foreign trip. Trump will meet with a “gathering” of Arab and Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia, before going on to meet leaders in Israel and finally the Pope in Rome. The trip is about “making sure the three faiths work...
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Syria: ‘Israeli Strike’ Hits Near Damascus Airport [VIDEO]

27/04/2017

Syrian state media claimed Thursday that an Israeli missile strike caused an explosion and fire at a military site near Damascus’s airport. However, Syrian rebel sources told the BBC that the target was an arms depot controlled by Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement—an ally of the Assad regime that Israel has consistently targeted in its attempt...
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Intelligence Agencies To ‘Go Nuclear’ On Trump ‘Watch Him Die In Prison’

16/02/2017

U.S. national security officials are reportedly ready to “go nuclear” after President Donald Trump’s latest attack on the intelligence community. In a series of tweets on Tuesday and Wednesday, Trump insisted that the “real scandal” was not that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn lied about his contact with Russia. Instead, the president blasted...
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Trump: Flynn Was ‘Just Doing His Job’

16/02/2017

President Donald Trump on Thursday said former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was “just doing his job” when he reportedly spoke numerous times with Russia’s ambassador about the sanctions levied on the country by the Obama administration, and then misled Vice President Mike Pence about those conversations. The president gave contradictory messages about Flynn,...
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48 Jewish Community Centers Received Bomb Threats

16/02/2017

The coordinated threats started on the East Coast and spread west two weeks ago, culminating in the evacuation of 14 centers on Tuesday. U.S. Jews insist the threats should not be dismissed just because no bombs have been found. 57 bomb threats to 48 Jewish centers around the United States were made throughout the...
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Israel PM Netanhayu & Trump To Meet On Wednesday [VIDEO]

13/02/2017

PM Benjamin Netanhayu it’s on his way to Washington, where he plans to present Trump with Israel’s position on issues of vital interest, including Iran, Syria and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “I am going to Washington to have a very important meeting with President Trump and I will also be meeting with Vice President ...
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4 Dead in Jerusalem Truck Attack [VIDEO]

08/01/2017

At least four people were killed and more than a dozen others were injured in a truck attack in Jerusalem on Sunday, Israeli officials said. A spokesperson for Israel’s foreign press described it as a “possible terrorist attack” which hit soldiers as they were getting off of a bus. The perpetrator was then shot....
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GOP Plans To Tear Down Obama’s Legacy As New 115th Congress Sworn In Today

03/01/2017

The 115th Congress begins Tuesday with Republicans, set to control the House, Senate, and presidency for the first time since 2006, planning to start dismantling many Obama-era financial and environmental regulations, and undo parts of Obama’s signature healthcare reform law. President Obama is meeting with fellow Democrats on Wednesday to discuss how to prevent...
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Trump On “Russia Mess”: We Should “Get On With Our Lives”

29/12/2016

President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday dismissed talk of sanctioning Russia for interfering in the presidential election, offering what sounded more like a post-breakup pep talk than anything else. “I think we ought to get on with our lives,” he told reporters outside his Mar-A-Lago estate. As for the conclusion of U.S. intelligence agencies that...
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Trump: The UN ‘Just A Club’ For People To ‘Have A Good Time’

27/12/2016

President-elect Donald Trump on Monday afternoon took to Twitter to air his thoughts about the United Nations, calling the international diplomacy group “just a club for people to get together, talk, and have a good time.” Trump said the organization has “such great potential” but neglects to use it, saying the state of the...
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Israel Moves Ahead With East Jerusalem Settlement Plan Despite UN Vote

27/12/2016

Following the U.N. Security Council resolution condemning the building of settlements in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said Tuesday the country is limiting its “work contacts” with 10 countries that voted in its favor. A spokesman explained Israel would curtail “travels of officials from Israel” to Britain, Russia, France,...
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Israel Censures Ambassadors For UN Vote [VIDEO]

26/12/2016

Israel has summoned ambassa-dors from countries that voted against for a United Nations resolution this week against settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The measure passed after the United States did not vote instead of vetoing the measure. “From the information that we have, we have no doubt that the Obama administration...
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US Abstains As UN Votes To End Israeli Settlements

23/12/2016

The United Nations Security Council on Friday voted in favor of a resolution calling for the end of Israeli settlements. Fourteen of the body’s 15 member states voted in favor of the measure, while the United States abstained. In advance of the vote, Democratic and Republican lawmakers called on the Obama administration to block...
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Trump Urges Obama To Veto U.N. Resolution On Israeli Settlements

22/12/2016

President-elect Donald J. Trump publicly pressured President Obama on Thursday to veto a United Nations resolution critical of Israel, the newly elected leaders most direct intervention in foreign policy during his transition to power. Mr. Trump called on the president to use the United States veto in the United Nations Security Council to block...
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Trump Picked Rigth Wing Hard-Liner David Friedman As AMB To Israel

16/12/2016

President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday named far-right Israel supporter David Friedman as his pick for U.S. ambassador to Israel, a move that angered liberal U.S. Jewish groups. In a statement announcing his decision, Trump said he was confident Friedman would “maintain the special relationship between our two countries.” Friedman, a Long Island bankruptcy lawyer...
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Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Dies [VIDEO]

28/09/2016

Shimon Peres, who served as prime minister of Israel twice and as the country’s ninth president, died late Tuesday at the age of 93, two weeks after suffering a stroke. He was on a respirator in the hospital and his condition deteriorated. Peres was one of the architects of the Oslo peace accords that...
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Netanyahu To Meet Candidates On Sunday

24/09/2016

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Sunday in separate meetings in New York, just a day before their first debate. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi also met with both candidates this past week in New York after vising for the UN’s annual gathering. Netanyahu wants to...
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Jeremy Corbyn Compare Israeli Government To Islamic State [VIDEO]

30/06/2016

Jeremy Corbyn was engulfed in a fresh row over Israel when he appeared to compare the government of Benjamin Netanyahu to Islamic State at the launch of an independent review into antisemitism in the Labour party. In prepared remarks, Corbyn said: “Our Jewish friends are no more responsible for the actions of Israel or...
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Israeli Defense Minister Resigns Blaming Netanyahu

20/05/2016

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon resigned from his post on Friday, citing “extremist and dangerous elements” that are threatening instability in the country. “I fought with all my might against manifestations of extremism, violence and racism in Israeli society that threatens its sturdiness and is seeping into the army and already damaging it,” Yaalon,...
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Israel Bus Bombing Injures 20+

18/04/2016

According to Israeli radio reports, a bomb explosion has injured at least 20 people aboard a Jerusalem bus line on Monday evening. According to The Times of Israel, police are exploring whether the explosion was terrorist in nature. They also indicated that the exploded bus was empty at the time, and that most of...
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Two Fired Iran Missiles Marked With ‘Israel Must Be Wiped Out’ [VIDEO]

09/03/2016

Iran test-fired two ballistic missiles with the phrase “Israel must be wiped out” written on them Wednesday, according to media reports. The country’s semiofficial Fars news agency said the missiles were fired at a target 870 miles away. It came the day after Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said it test-fired several ballistic missiles as part...
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U.S. Stabbing Victim In Israel Identified [VIDEO]

09/03/2016

The American killed in a stabbing attack Tuesday evening in Israel has been identified as 29-year-old Taylor Force, a graduate student at Vanderbilt University. Force’s wife was severely injured in the same stabbing spree, which left nearly a dozen others injured in Jaffa. “It is with extreme sadness that I write to inform you...
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Israel PM Wants Fence for ‘Wild Beasts’ [VIDEO]

10/02/2016

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced that he plans to surround Israel with (another) fence to protect it from invasion by Palestinians and other Arab states. He described the potentially infiltrating citizens as “wild beasts”—also translated as “predators”—and quickly garnered critics in his own cabinet. Education Minister Naftali Bennett said: “We are wrapping ourselves...
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Hamas Says It Continues To Build Tunnels To Attack Israel [VIDEO]

29/01/2016

A senior leader of Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules Gaza, says its gunmen continue to build attack tunnels into Israel. Ismail Haniyeh said Friday that militants dig tunnels and test rockets to attack Israel “every day.” He spoke at the funeral of 7 militants who died this week when a tunnel from...
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Israeli TV Reporter Stabbed Demonstrating ‘Knife-Proof’ Vest [VIDEO]

08/01/2016

An Israeli reporter has been accidentally stabbed – while filming an item demonstrating a stab-proof vest. Yaniv Montakyo, the vice president of the company which designed the vest, accidentally struck reporter Eitam Lachover on an area not protected by it. Mr Lachover received stitches for the wound and was discharged from hospital.
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