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Iranians seen setting fire to ancestral home of Islamic Republic founder Khomeini

Protesters in Iran have set on fire the ancestral home of the Islamic Republic’s founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, two months into the anti-regime protest movement, images showed on Friday.

The house in the city of Khomein in the western Markazi province was shown ablaze late Thursday with crowds of jubilant protesters marching past,…

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U.N. nuclear agency orders Iran to cooperate as new atomic deal looks less likely

Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin tells “Special Report” the latest on Iran nuclear negotiations after a top diplomat said they are “less confident” about finishing the deal.

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which is the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog, has voted to order Iran to cooperate with the…

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At least 21 people, including 7 children, killed in Gaza apartment fire

At least 21 people, including seven children, were killed Thursday evening when a fire erupted in a residential building in the Jabaliya Camp in the northern Gaza Strip, according to rescue workers and hospital officials.

The blaze erupted on the third floor of a three-story building in the crowded Jabaliya camp, according to the Palestinian…

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Iranian FM: Israel, Western agencies trying to foment civil war in country

Iran’s foreign minister said Thursday that Israel and Western intelligence agencies were trying to foment civil war in the Islamic Republic, amid a number of recent attacks blamed on separatists and religious extremists, and continued protests against the regime.

“Multiple security services, Israel and some Western politicians who have made…

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Israel and Jordan agree to team up to save Jordan River

Israel and Jordan signed a declaration of intent on Thursday at the U.N. climate conference to conserve and protect their shared Jordan River — a sacred waterway nearly running dry because of climate change, pollution and other threats.
The agreement, struck at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, where world leaders are discussing how to mitigate…

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US CENTCOM confirms: Iran behind drone strike on oil tanker off Oman

An Iranian-made drone was used to attack the oil tanker Pacific Zircon off the coast of Oman on Tuesday night, U.S. Central Command said on Wednesday.

“On Nov. 15, at approximately 10:00 p.m. in the Gulf of Oman, an Iranian-made unmanned aerial vehicle conducted a one-way attack against the Pacific Zircon, a Liberian-flagged commercial tanker,”…

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Netanyahu, Erdogan declare ‘new age’ in Israel-Turkey relations

Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to advance ties between their countries in a phone call on Thursday.

“The two leaders agreed to act in cooperation to establish a new age in relations between Turkey and Israel,” Netanyahu’s spokesman said. “President Erdogan and the prime…

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Iran Is Once Again Using Its Civilian Airliners To Ferry Arms

Iran is presently using its fleet of civil airliners to ferry armed drones to Russia for the war in Ukraine. It is the latest example of Tehran using these aged aircraft to transport armaments and military personnel.
An investigation by Britain’s i newspaper revealed that four old Iranian Boeing 747s operated by Iran Air, Mahan Air, Qeshm Fars…

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Israel accelerating Arrow-4, sensor development due to Iranian hypersonic threat

While Israeli intelligence is trying to confirm Iran’s recent declaration that it has successfully developed a hypersonic ballistic missile, the Israeli Defense Forces have already been anticipating such an announcement — and in the last two months have begun accelerating efforts to develop measures to counter the potential new threat, sources…

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Hosting CENTCOM chief, Kohavi says Israel and US forming joint abilities versus Iran

Hosting a top US general, Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Aviv Kohav said Wednesday that the two countries were developing “joint” capabilities to counter Iran.

Gen. Michael Erik Kurilla, head of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM), wrapped up his fourth official visit to Israel since entering the role in April on Wednesday.


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Armed drone hits oil tanker operated by Israeli-owned firm near Oman

An oil tanker operated by an Israeli-owned shipping firm was struck by an explosive drone off the coast of Oman on Tuesday night, the Associated Press said on Wednesday.

Eastern Pacific Shipping said in a statement that its Pacific Zircon was “struck by a projectile” around 150 miles off the coast of Oman.

“We are in communication with the…

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Israel strikes air base in central Syria, killing two servicemen, Syrian military says

Israeli missiles hit a major air base in Syria’s Homs province on Sunday, killing two servicemen and injuring three others, the Syrian military said via state news agency SANA.
Military sources said the air base, at Shayrat, was recently used by the Iranian airforce.
Syrian state media posted a short video of the “aggression” and said there were…

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Hosting Hamas and Taliban, negotiating ceasefires: Qatar’s outsized, contrarian role

For decades, Doha has flung open its doors to Taliban warlords, Islamist terrorists and dissidents, African rebel commanders and exiles of every stripe.

Now, the tiny emirate is receiving extra scrutiny as it welcomes over a million soccer fans from around the world for the 2022 World Cup.

Qatar’s quest for global influence ranges wide and…

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Georgia stops Iranian attempt to assassinate Israeli

Georgia foiled an Iranian plot to assassinate an Israeli, its State Security Service announced on Tuesday.

Two people, one with dual Iranian-Georgian citizenship and another who is a citizen of Pakistan, were arrested in connection to the attempted crime and an Iranian organizer of the attempted murder was identified.

The assassination plot…

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Three killed, three wounded in Samaria terror attack; assailant neutralized

Three Israelis were killed and three others wounded on Tuesday when a Palestinian terrorist went on a stabbing spree in Ariel in Samaria, before fleeing the scene in a stolen vehicle, hitting several cars on a nearby highway, and then stabbing another individual.

The assailant stabbed one person at the entrance to the Ariel Industrial Park and…

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Gantz approves upgrade to stretch of West Bank barrier after spate of terror attacks

Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Monday approved plans to upgrade a section of the West Bank security barrier, months after a series of deadly terror attacks were committed by Palestinians who illegally entered Israel.

The Defense Ministry said a tall steel fence, similar to the ones on the borders with Egypt and the Gaza Strip, would replace a…

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On SNL, Dave Chappelle mocks Kanye’s antisemitism while dancing along similar lines

Hosting “Saturday Night Live” for the first time since he faced widespread criticism about jokes ridiculing transgender people, comedian Dave Chappelle opened the show with a lengthy monologue about … “the Jews” — namely, the controversy surrounding rapper Kanye West’s recent antisemitic comments.

In the lengthy monologue, Chappelle danced…

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Lapid sends condolences to Turkish people following deadly Istanbul terror bombing

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Sunday sent his condolences to the Turkish people following the terrorist bombing in Istanbul earlier in the day that killed six people and wounded 81.

“On behalf of the government of Israel, I send my condolences to the people of Turkey following today’s heinous terrorist attack in Istanbul. I also send…