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Israel’s Former Ambassador To Egypt To Reopen Israeli Mission In Morocco

01/11/2021

Ambassador David Govrin will head to Rabat in the coming weeks to reopen Israel’s liaison office in Morocco, the Foreign Ministry confirmed on Monday.

The former ambassador to Egypt will be Israel’s temporary charge d’affaires in Morocco, as Israel sets up its mission to the North African state that joined the Abraham Accords last…

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Confederate Flag Found Tied To Door Of Jewish Museum In New York City

01/10/2021

A Confederate flag was discovered tied to the front door of the Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York City early Friday morning.

The museum, located in Battery Park City in Lower Manhattan, said that it has filed a police report and is working with authorities to identify those who carried out…

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IDF: Attempted Car-Ramming, Shooting Attack Carried Out In West Bank

01/09/2021
An attempted terror attack targeting IDF soldiers was carried out in the West Bank city of Jenin Saturday afternoon, according to an Israeli military statement.
Two suspected Palestinian assailants attempted a car-ramming attack against IDF soldiers before opening fire on troops stationed at a nearby checkpoint.
No injuries have been…

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Iran Warns That Lebanese, Gaza Proxies Can ‘Level Haifa, Tel Aviv To The Ground’

01/03/2021
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has reportedly given green light to Tehran-backed terrorist groups

A senior Iranian commander has warned that the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has given the green light for Tehran-backed proxies in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip to level two of Israel’s three largest cities….

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First Israeli Diplomat Set To Take Up Post In Abu Dhabi – Report

01/05/2021

Israel will in the next few days send a diplomat to Abu Dhabi to set up a temporary mission in the United Arab Emirates as a prelude to establishing a permanent embassy, the Kan public broadcaster reported Tuesday.

Eitan Na’eh will become the first Israeli to have full diplomatic status in the Gulf state following the…

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IDF Deploys Iron Dome Missile Defense System to Eilat to Combat Terrorist Threat

01/07/2021

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) deployed the Iron Dome missile defense system on Wednesday in Eilat, the country’s southernmost city, according to Israeli media reports.

The decision was taken to attempt to give cover to twin threats; the presence of terrorist cells located in the Egyptian Sinai, and also because of Iranian-backed…

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Sudan Signs ‘Abraham Accords’ With US, Paving Way For Israel Normalization

01/06/2021

Sudan says it has signed the “Abraham Accords” with the US, paving the way for normalization of ties with Israel.

The move came during Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s visit to Khartoum, as he became the first senior American official to land there since President Donald Trump’s administration removed the African country from…

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South Korea Deploys Destroyer To Gulf After Iran Captures Tanker

 01/05/2021
South Korea has demanded the ship’s release and deployed a destroyer to the area

Iran said Tuesday it had stepped up its uranium enrichment, amid heightened tensions with arch-foe the United States and after Iran seized a South Korean tanker in strategic Gulf waters.
On Monday, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC)…

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Ten Million Christian Zionists Can’t Be Ignored

01/05/2021

Nearly five years ago to the day, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Pastor John Hagee and his dear friend Rabbi Aryeh Scheinberg for an exclusive interview about their relationship and Hagee’s organization, Christians United for Israel (CUFI). Scheinberg’s San Antonio synagogue, Congregation Rodfei Sholom, had recently been…

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Greece Okays $1.68 Billion Defense Deal With Israel

01/05/2021

The Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday that the Greek government has approved a $1.68 billion agreement to purchase training aircraft from Israel and for an Israeli defense contractor to establish a flight school for Greece’s air force.

The deal, which still must be signed by the two countries’ defense ministries, will see…

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IDF Thwarts Stabbing Attack In West Bank

01/05/2021
Palestinian assailant approached soldiers at the Gush Etzion junction

The Israel Defense Force (IDF) shot and killed a would-be Palestinian assailant who attempted to attack them with a knife at the Gush Etzion junction in the West Bank.
Initial reports did not suggest that anybody else was wounded in the attack
Read More: I24

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Report: UAE Foils Iranian Attack Against Israelis On Anniversary Of Soleimani Killing

01/04/2021
Authorities arrest Iranian cell on suspicion of planning to carry out attack against Israeli destinations

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) thwarted an Iranian terror attack that was planned to take place in Dubai on the anniversary of the killing of top commander Qasem Soleimani, Hebrew-language broadcaster Channel 12reported on…

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Hundreds Of Ethiopian Jews Immigrate To Israel On First Day Of The New Year

01/03/2021

The new year is off to a great start for 300 new Ethiopian immigrants, who just made aliyah in the first immigration flights of 2021.

The flights, arriving on the first day of the year, were part of Operation Rock of Israel, the latest airlift to help Jews in Ethiopia make aliyah and were carried out by the Jewish Agency and other…

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Israel-Gulf Ties To Grow In 2021, Experts Predict

12/31/2020

A dozen experts have predicted a wide range of increasing partnerships and connections between Israel and Gulf countries in the new year. This will cover a spectrum of activity from technology to academic and political developments. The rapid change since the Abraham Accords began in August has led to one of the fastest growing…

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US B-52 Bombers Fly Over Middle East In Show Of Strength Aimed At Iran

12/30/2020
‘We are ready and able to respond to any aggression directed at Americans or our interests,’ CENTCOM warns

The strategic nuclear-capable US B-52 bombers flew over the Middle East on Wednesday in a show of force aimed at Iran, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a statement.
According to the US CENTCOM, the two bombers took…

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Israeli Water Tech Sees Opportunities In The United Arab Emirates

12/30/2020

Israeli water treatment technology is being sought after in the United Arab Emirates in the wake of the Abraham Accords.

Thani Al-Shirawi, Deputy Managing Director of Oasis Investments, says that “after normalization, with Israel being advanced in the water filtration business, it was a no-brainer to look for a partner in Israel…

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1 Killed, 3 Injured In Alleged Israeli Airstrike Near Syria-Lebanon Border

12/30/2020

Syrian air defenses responded to an alleged Israeli airstrike near the Syria-Lebanon border on Tuesday night, which has left one soldier dead and three others wounded, according to a Syrian military source, SANA reported. 

The source added that the strike targeted an air defense unit in the area.

The open source intelligence…

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IDF Prevents Several Suspects From Infiltrating Israel Through Lebanon Border

12/29/2020

One of the suspects climbed over security fence, briefly entered Israeli territory

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) prevented several suspects from infiltrating Israel through the border with Lebanon, the army said in a statement.

According to the IDF, several suspects approached the security fencebetween the two countries on…