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Pence Speaks At Israel’s Knesset After Public Scolding In Jordan

January 22nd 2018

Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Israel late Sunday after tense meetings with the leaders of Jordan and Egypt, who publicly scolded him for President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Jordan’s King Abdullah II gave Pence a “candid and frank” talk about the U.S. decision, warning it would likely...
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Trump Announces U.S. Will Recognize Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

December 7th 2017

On Wednesday, President Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, upending decades of U.S. diplomacy in the region. The U.S. embassy in Israel will remain in Tel Aviv for security purposes for the next six months. The decision is extremely controversial, fulfilling a campaign promise Trump made while angering U.S. allies abroad. Saudi Arabia’s...
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President Trump In Tel Aviv, Israel For Mideast Peace Talks

May 22nd 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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4 Dead in Jerusalem Truck Attack [VIDEO]

January 8th 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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Israel Bus Bombing Injures 20+

April 18th 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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11 Wounded in Jerusalem Car Attack [VIDEO]

December 14th 2015

Eleven people were wounded in Jerusalem when a car rammed a bus stop Monday. The driver was shot by bystanders, police said, and has been identified as Abed Almohsin Hassoneh from East Jerusalem. A elderly woman and an 18-month-old child suffered moderate injuries, while the rest were injured lightly.
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Palestinians Set Fire to Joseph’s Tomb Ahead of ‘Day of Rage’ [VIDEO]

October 16th 2015

Hundreds of Palestinians entered the Joseph’s Tomb compound in the West Bank town of Nablus late Thursday and set it on fire, severely damaging the Jewish holy site in what Israel called a “despicable” act. The overnight violence came amid calls for another “day of rage” in the region and looked set to further...
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Caught on Video: Man Shot Dead After Rushing Cops in Jerusalem

October 14th 2015

A man was shot dead by Israeli police Wednesday afternoon after rushing past a checkpoint near Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate. At least a dozen shots were fired at the man after he ran past officers who yelled at him to stop.
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3 Dead, 20 Injured in Israel Attacks [VIDEO]

October 13th 2015

At least three people were killed and 20 injured Tuesday in a series of violent attacks around Israel, prompting the mayor of Jerusalem to call for the government to “immediately implement drastic measures” to protect citizens. Two people were killed on a bus in Jerusalem when two men opened fire and stabbed passengers; one...
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Jerusalem Hits Back At Claims It Is Causing Collapse Of Palestinian

February 23rd 2015

Assertions that the Palestinian Authority is on the verge of collapse because Israel is withholding the monthly tax revenue it collects and transfers to Ramallah are exaggerated, Israeli officials said Sunday. The officials were responding to consistent claims from top US and EU officials, including US Secretary of State John Kerry, that if the...
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Israel Vows Harsh Response to Killings

November 19th 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to win a “battle for Jerusalem” after Tuesday’s deadly attack on a West Jerusalem synagogue in which two Palestinians killed four rabbis before being shot dead. A policeman later died of his wounds. Netanyahu vowed to “settle the score with every terrorist,” saying that those “who want to...
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One Dead And Thirteen Wounded In Jerusalem Attack

November 5th 2014

A Palestinian man drove his van onto a crowded train platform in Jerusalem on Wednesday and then attacked bystanders with an iron bar, killing one person and injuring 13 in the second such attack in two weeks. Witnesses said that Ibrahim al-Akri, 38, accelerated onto a crowded train platform in East Jerusalem. He then...
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Activist seriously wounded in Jerusalem shooting

October 30th 2014

Prominent American-born right-wing Israeli activist Yehuda Glick was seriously wounded in a drive-by shooting outside Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem, authorities say. A hospital says he is in serious but stable condition.
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Baby killed and eight wounded in terror attack in Jerusalem [VIDEO]

October 23rd 2014

A three-month old baby was killed in Jerusalem and eight other people wounded – one seriously – in what Israel police described as a “terrorist attack” when a speeding car drove onto a pavement crowded with pedestrians alighting from the city’s light railway. The child killed in the attack was later named as Chaya...
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Tractor driver hits Jerusalem bus in apparent terror attack

August 4th 2014

A tractor rammed into a Jerusalem bus on Monday in an apparent terrorist attack. Two people are reportedly wounded. The driver of the tractor was shot dead by police.
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GRAPHIC VIDEO: US Teen, Tariq Abu Khdeir, Allegedly Beaten by Israeli Police

July 7th 2014

Caught on Tape: US Teen, Tariq Abu Khdeir, Allegedly Beaten by Israeli Police Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, was allegedly assaulted and arrested while watching clashes in Jerusalem.
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Israel Ex-PM Ariel Sharon in Critical Condition

January 2nd 2014

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is in critical condition and his life is in danger, according to the director of the hospital treating him. Sharon, 85, who has been in a coma since a 2006 stroke, had been elected in 2001 after decades of what were seen as hard-line stances. fox
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Obama Calls U.S-Israel Bond ‘Eternal’

March 20th 2013

Obama Calls U.S-Israel Bond ‘Eternal’ Opening his first presidential visit to the nation’s closest Mideast ally, President Obama declared Wednesday that “peace must come to the Holy Land” during a red carpet arrival ceremony with Israeli leaders. In remarks after landing at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Obama described the U.S.-Israeli bond...
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