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IDF reinforces Iron Dome batteries in the South

The IDF will reinforce Iron Dome batteries in Israel’s southern region over concerns that terror groups in the Gaza Strip will continue to launch rockets.According to Walla News, the defense establishment is concerned that under pressure from Iran, Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) will exploit the situation in the Gaza Strip and continue to fire…

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Revealed: In First Temple era, another massive temple was in use near Jerusalem

Solomon’s Temple on the Jerusalem Temple Mount was likely not the only site of centralized worship in the Holy Land region of Judah, according to research newly published in the Biblical Archaeology Review by a team of archaeologists from Tel Aviv University and the Israel Antiquities Authority.

A massive Iron Age II temple complex, which stood…

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Iran’s Quds Force to work with Hamas, Islamic Jihad against Trump deal

The new leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Forces phoned Ismail Haniyeh of Hamas and Islamic Jihad’s Ziad Nakhaleh to stress Iran’s support for opposition to the American “Deal of the Century” plan. The plan was announced on January 28 and Iran’s Quds Force commander Esmail Ghaani is now moving to bolster Palestinian…

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Mom tells of moment she fell with baby when rushing for shelter in rocket attack

A mother has told of how she used her body to protect her newborn baby as she fell while rushing to a bomb shelter during a rocket attack on Sderot last week.

The three-week-old girl was hospitalized with moderate head injuries after the incident on the stairs in the family home.

“I realized within seconds that I was going to fall forward with…

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Arab League foreign ministers reject Trump peace plan

The foreign ministers of the member states of the Arab League unanimously adopted a resolution on Saturday rejecting the Trump Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and said that “it does not satisfy the minimum of the rights and aspirations of the Palestinian people.”
Why it matters: The Trump administration was counting on a coalition of Arab countries…

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Iran’s Quds Force vows to oppose Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century

Palestinian Islamic Jihad is seeking to play a major role against US President Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century.” At the same time, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force has issued a message calling for resistance against the plan and praising the Palestinians for “standing alone” against it.Iranian media reported on a speech by PIJ…

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US peace plan draws immediate responses from Jewish, Israel-related groups, Mideast experts

Jewish and Israel-related groups expressed mixed reactions to the Trump administration at long last releasing its long-awaited peace plan on Tuesday to help resolve the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

“We appreciate the efforts of President Trump and his administration to work in consultation with the leaders of the two major Israeli…

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Trump to present Middle East peace plan to Israeli leaders

President Trump is reportedly expected to disclose details of his Mideast peace plan to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his opponent Benny Gantz during their visit to Washington, DC, this week.
The president on Monday will hold separate, back-to-back meetings with Netanyahu and Gantz, the head of the centrist Blue and White Party and…

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Rocket fire hits US Embassy compound in Iraq

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad was struck by at least one rocket Sunday evening in the latest attack on American targets in Iraq, a senior U.S. official confirmed to Fox News.
The official said all Pentagon officials are safe and accounted for. There were no reported deaths or injuries.
“The security situation remains tense and Iranian-backed armed…

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CUFI Action Fund Welcomes Senate Introduction of United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Action Fund issued a statement welcoming the Senate’s introduction of the United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act:

“At a time when the free world faces unprecedented challenges and uncertainty in the Middle East, a strong US-Israel alliance is vital to ensuring the…

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CUFI Statement on New York Attack

The spate of attacks against our Jewish neighbors are both horrifying and sickening. Our heartfelt prayers are with the victims and the families of last night’s senseless attack in New York.

As Christians, we must ensure that our Jewish brothers and sisters are protected against this terrorism.

We must ensure that law enforcement is engaged in…

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Boris Johnson defeats Jeremy Corbyn by large margin in British elections

LONDON (JTA) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has defeated Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party by a large margin in Britain’s general elections on Thursday, exit polls indicate.

The Conservatives received 368 seats out of 650 according to the polls by BBC, ITV and Sky News, with Labour lagging far behind with 191.

Actual results…

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Liberia, Africa Night to Honor Israel