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Hamas’s forever war against Israel has a glitch, and it isn’t Iron Dome by Haviv Rettig Gur

ap21141308830386-e1621598302743-1024x640.png Why Hamas promises another war soon, and another and another. And why it won’t work ...
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Israeli intelligence cooperation with Arab allies thwarts Iranian terrorism by Erfan Fard

symbol-of-the-uae-embassy-in-addis-ababa-image-via-twitter-_at_uaethio-300x215.p A newly formed intelligence cooperation between Israel and several Arab states has already thwarted Iranian attacks. ...
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Netanyahu on new Iran deal: Nuclear agreement is worthless by Lahav Harkov

471789.png With or without an agreement, we will do everything so Iran isn’t armed with nuclear weapons. - Netanyahu ...
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Major Jewish groups split over Biden’s anti-Israel staffers by Dominic Green

gettyimages-1231187197-730x475.png A crisis in Jewish American politics is coming ...
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Joe Biden calls Binyamin Netanyahu by Geoff Earl

39417980-9271731-image-a-1_1613596542925.png Joe Biden has held his first phone call as president with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who had friction with Barack Obama's administration and forged symbiotic relations with President Donald Trump. ...
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ICC’s Israel Investigation Betrays its Mandate and Places All Western Nations in the Firing Line by Alex Ryvchin

icc.png The International Criminal Court’s Pre-Trial Chamber has determined jurisdiction to investigate Israel and Palestine for events in the West Bank and Gaza. This has sparked debate not only about jurisdiction, but whether the ICC is genuinely serving as a court of last resort reserved for the most serious mass crimes ...
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Obama’s 3rd term by Melanie Phillips

Israel scarcely needs the absence of a phone call to tell it that it has a grave problem with the new occupant of the White House. ...
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Revealed: how Mossad eliminated Mohsen Fakhrizadeh by Jake Wallis Simonss

gettyimages_1229869332_1_.jpg?auto=compress.enhance.format_xtr_crop=faces.entrop The plot took eight months to plan and execute; it was carried out without American support or approval, with only the subtlest of warnings given to Washington in advance; and it was undertaken by a large team of more than 20 spies and agents, some of whom were Israeli nationals operating undercover on the ground in Tehran. ...
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Guidance regarding COVID-9 vaccine by OU Orthodox Union

The following is shared based on the guidance of our poskim, Harav Hershel Schachter שליט”א and Harav Mordechai Willig שליט”א, with the support of Harav Dovid Cohen שליט”א. Read the complete statement on Vaccine advice from the OU ...
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Sudan and Israel agree to normalize ties, the third such accord since August by Anne Gearan and Steve Hendrix

imrs.php?src=https%3a%2f%2fd1i4t8bqe7zgj6.cloudfront.net%2f10-23-2020%2ft_e09c12 Sudan and Israel have agreed to begin normalizing relations and set aside decades of hostility, President Trump and leaders of both nations said Friday, marking the third such accord brokered by the White House in the weeks leading up to the U.S. presidential election. ...
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The Middle East’s new map by Robert D Kaplan

2020-09-15t185245z_1013216477_rc25zi9k4tjq_rtrmadp_3_israel-gulf-usa.jpg?itok=mm The imminent establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and two Gulf states, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, is part of an on-going process of security cooperation going back many years. While that robs the event of some drama, it also increases its significance. It means that the process of ending the era of Arab-Israeli confrontation will continue, culminating perhaps in a political upheaval in Iran. That is the road that the Middle East may now be on ...
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Normalisation of relations between Bahrain and Israel by Whitehouse

Remarks by President Trump on the Announcement of Normalization of Relations Between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain ...
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UAE’s warm welcome to Israelis reflects changing region by Aron Heller

2pijmtxmp4i6vpiidmibgk2fr4.jpg_xtr_w=691.png In less than 24 hours on the ground, Israel’s first-of-its-kind delegation to the United Arab Emirates received a warm welcome that would have been nearly unthinkable just a few weeks ago. ...
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The nature of the peace agreement twixt Israel and Emirates by Ralph

The Israeli peace ag ...
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UAE formally ends Israel boycott amid US-brokered deal by Jon Gambrella

800.jpeg.png The ruler of the United Arab Emirates issued a decree Saturday formally ending the country’s boycott of Israel amid a U.S.-brokered deal to normalize relations between the two countries. ...
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Israel’s stand against Iranian ambitions brings neighbours to the peace table by Alex Ryvchin

The agreement is the most significant diplomatic development in the Middle East since Israel signed a peace treaty with Jordan in 1994 and it formalises a regional realignment that has been occurring clandestinely for decades. ...
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The joyous Israel-UAE peace deal by Stephen Daisley

gettyimages-1228031816.jpg?format=jpg_xtr_width=1920_xtr_height=1080_xtr_fit=cro States, countries welcome Diplomatic agreement between UAE and Israel ...
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Arab doctor begs Lebanon to send wounded to Israel by Benjamin Kerstein

capture-637x400.png Head of hospital in Galilee pleads with Lebanon to send Beirut disaster victims to Israel. ...
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Taking a Jewish approach to U.S. history by Natan Sharansky and Gil Troy

cov-give-me-liberty-1244x858.png When facing history’s challenges, better to squirm than sanitize. The two of us were born into very different societies and encountered different forms of anti-Semitism. Nevertheless, those contrasting experiences made us each appreciate the power of America’s redemptive ideals as part of our Jewish understanding that history is three dimensional. ...
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Should there be a price for rejectionism and terror? by Douglas J. Feith & Lewis Libby

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Iranian spies accidentally leaked videos of themselves hacking by Andy Greenberg

IBM’s X-Force security team obtained five hours of APT35 hacking operations, showing exactly how the group steals data from email accounts—and who it’s targeting. ...
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Senior Hamas commander defects to Israel, Saudi Media reports by Jack Khoury

385390163.png The Saudi Al-Arabiya channel reported on Friday that a senior Hamas military figure had recently defected to Israel by sea. ...
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Mysterious explosion and fire damage Iranian nuclear enrichment facility by David E. Sanger, William J. Broad and others

merlin_174146886_361e3ad0-4711-43ff-ba34-ebf8ebaa523c-articlelarge.jpg?quality=7 A fire ripped through a building at Iran’s main nuclear-fuel production site early Thursday, causing extensive damage to what appeared to be a factory where the country has boasted of producing a new generation of centrifuges. The United States has repeatedly warned that such machinery could speed Tehran’s path to building nuclear weapons. ...
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Secretary Pompeo At a Press Conference by Mike Pompeo

Remarks about Israel's sovereignty over parts of Shomron/Yehuda at a Press conference ...
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Palestinian officials face threats, abuse for normalizing ties with Israel by Khaled abu Toameh

mail-icon-small.png They were accused of betraying the Palestinian people and cause by talking to Israelis. ...
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ICC prosecutor again refuses 2010 Gaza flotilla raid probe by Mike Corder

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday again refused to open an investigation into the 2010 storming by Israeli forces of an aid flotilla heading to the Gaza strip. ...
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US no longer holds that Israeli settlements are illegal by BBC Editors

_106331461_mediaitem106331460.png BBC reports that The US has shifted its position (or rather reverted to one of its previous positions) on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, no longer viewing them as inconsistent with international law. ...
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