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David Dushman, last surviving Auschwitz liberator, dies aged 98

06/07/2021
‘As the “Hero of Auschwitz” he was one of the liberators of the concentration camp and saved countless lives’

David Dushman, the last surviving soldier who took part in the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz in 1945, has died at the age of 98.
Dushman, a Red Army soldier who later became an international fencer, died…

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Fatah, PLO factions continue social-media call for intifada

06/07/2021

Fatah and various Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) factions have continued their calls for an intifada through social media, following a ceasefire between Israel and Gaza that ended 11 days of violent hostilities, as highlighted in a press release from Palestinian Media Watch on Wednesday.

One commentator, Bassem Barhoum,…

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UNRWA finds attack tunnel under one of its Gaza schools

06/07/2021

A tunnel used by Palestinian militants in Gaza was discovered under one of the schools run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency last month.

The UNRWA Zaitoun Preparatory Boys’ School “A” and Elementary Boys’ School “A” was one of two of the organization’s facilities damaged during the 11-day Gaza war that ended on May 21….

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UN suspends Iran’s voting rights over $16 million in lapsed dues

06/03/2021
The United Nations suspended General Assembly voting rights for Iran and four other countries Thursday in response to outstanding dues spanning two years, according to the New York Times.
Secretary-General António Guterres said in a letter to the president of the General Assembly that Iran, along with the Central African Republic,…

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UAE becomes first Arab Gulf country to open Holocaust education exhibit

06/04/2021

JNS.org – In a continuing cultural relationship with Israel and the United Arab Emirates as part of the Abraham Accords, a museum in the United Arab Emirates debuted an exhibition about the Holocaust that also aims to raise awareness about antisemitism amid an increase in hate crimes against Jews worldwide.

The “ ‘We…

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Abraham Accords is not history, it is the future: Dr Ali Al Nuami

06/02/2021

Abraham Accords is not history, it is the future. It is not about any two countries, but for the whole region, said Dr Ali Al Nuami, Member, UAE Federal National Council for the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Chairman Defence Affairs Interior & Foreign Affairs Committee, at the Global Investment Forum 2021 organised by Khaleej Times…

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Another Massive Fire Erupts At An Iranian Oil Refinery, Follows Sinking Of Largest Warship

06/02/2021

A large fire erupted late on Wednesday afternoon at an oil refinery near Iran’s capital, Tehran, which followed news from earlier in the day that the nation’s largest warship sank after it caught fire in the Gulf of Oman.

“The fire struck the state-owned Tondgooyan Petrochemical Co. to the south of Tehran, said Mansour Darajati,…

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Netanyahu to Biden: We’ll fight Iran relentlessly with, without nuke deal

06/01/2021

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz clashed on Tuesday in their messages about US-Iran issues.

“Our greatest threat is the existential threat posed by Iran’s efforts to arm itself with nuclear weapons, whether to threaten us directly – with atomic weapons – with the destruction of a small state, or…

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Iran fails to explain uranium traces found at several sites -IAEA report

05/31/2021
Iran has failed to explain traces of uranium found at several undeclared sites, a report by the U.N. nuclear watchdog showed on Monday, possibly setting up a fresh diplomatic clash between Tehran and the West that could derail wider nuclear talks.
Three months ago Britain, France and Germany scrapped a U.S.-backed planfor the…

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Terrorist infiltrates Gaza border, stabs man in Israeli border town

05/30/2021

The terrorist who injured a security patrol member near the Gaza border on Sunday evening was a Palestinian resident of Gaza who crossed into Israel from the southern Gaza Strip, a preliminary report has shown.

The terrorist managed to pass through the Kerem Shalom crossing, bypassing all IDF lines of defense and reached the towns…

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Iran: Hamas already rebuilding Iran-backed rocket arsenal

05/31/2021

Hamas in the Gaza Strip is already rebuilding its massive rocket arsenal to target Israel in the next war, according to Iranian news reports.

The assessment by the media is based on information received from Hamas’s political bureau to Fars News. It “announced that the Palestinian resistance has resumed production of missiles with…

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IRGC, Hezbollah, Hamas coordinated Gazan fighting in joint war room — report

05/29/2021
Claims come from Hezbollah-affiliated journalist

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and Hezbollah coordinated with and supported Hamas’ war efforts during the Gazan group’s recent round of fighting with Israel, the editor-in-chief of a Lebanese daily paper has said.
Ibrahim Al-Amine, editor of the Hezbollah-affiliated…

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Iran praises Hamas for missile barrages, commemorates key missile maker

05/29/2021

Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) members, led by Quds Force leader Esmail Ghaani, commemorated the Iranian precision-guided missile expert Mohammad Hossein-Zadeh Hejazi over the weekend while threatening Israel.

Hejazi was born in 1956 and reportedly died of a heart condition in April. According to the Tasnim News…

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Gantz warns ‘Lebanon will tremble’ if an attack comes from the north

05/27/2021
Israel assesses that Hezbollah leader may have contracted COVID after cough-laden warning address

Israel’s Defense Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz used a speech Wednesday evening to mark the 39th anniversary of the outbreak of the First Lebanon War in 1982, to respond forcefully to the Hezbollah leader’s warning…

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UN opens Israeli war crimes probe following Gaza war, calls for embargo

05/27/2021

The United Nations Human Rights Council voted 24-9 Thursday to launch an investigation against Israel for alleged war crimes, including during the recent war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and called for an arms embargo against the Jewish state.

An additional 14 countries out of the 47-member body abstained. None of the European…

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Israel Ambassador Blisters Hamas: ‘You Will Not Win’

05/27/2021

On Thursday, George Deek, the Israeli ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan, who is an Arab, released a video in which he blistered Hamas, noting that his family had spent more than 10 days in a bomb shelter while Hamas fired thousands of rockets into Israel, and concluding, “You will not win.”

Deek, a Christian,…

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UNHRC poised to approve war crimes probe into Israel on Gaza, Jerusalem

05/27/2021

The United Nations Human Rights Council is expected to establish a commission of inquiry into Israeli actions against Palestinians during the period leading up to and including the 11-day Gaza War that ended on May 21.

The fact-finding committee of judicial experts would investigate Israeli activity in Gaza and Jerusalem as well…

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IDF Intel hails tactical win over Hamas, but can’t say how long calm will last

05/27/2021

Israeli Military Intelligence can not yet assess how long the ceasefire between Jerusalem and the Hamas terror group will last following this month’s 11-day battle between the two sides in the Gaza Strip.

Though the Israel Defense Forces firmly believes that it dealt a serious blow to Hamas’s military capabilities and undermined…