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Hebrew University researchers discover how pancreatic cancer spreads through body

Researchers have known for some time about the DNA mutations that lead healthy pancreatic cells to turn cancerous. What was not understood is how pancreatic cancer cells metastasize and invade other organs.

On March 22, the peer-reviewed journal Nature published a new study led by Israeli researchers at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem that…

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New Palestinian terrorist group emerging in West Bank – report

The Martyr Omar Abu Laila Battalion said its ‘soldiers were preparing many surprises that would shake the brutal entity’

A new armed Palestinian group has been established in the northern West Bank town of Salfit, media reported on Sunday.
The Jerusalem Post learned that a number of terror militias have been operating there for several…

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Iran and Syrian regime seek to draw new red line on US-Syria policy – analysis

The airstrikes the US carried out against Iran-backed forces in Syria last week are continuing to reverberate across the region. The Syrian regime, backed by Iran and Russia, is taking a tougher stance than in the past.

The regime has condemned the US strikes, and US President Joe Biden also warned on Friday that the US would “act forcefully”…

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Jerusalem Police brace for a tense Ramadan as Hamas threatens ‘explosion

Security forces led by Jerusalem District Police have been preparing for possible violence during Ramadan, which began on Wednesday evening and is due to continue until April 21. Hamas leaders threatened to respond to any perceived upset to the status quo on the Temple Mount with “an explosion,” and called on Palestinians in Judea and Samaria to…

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Israel, UAE pave way for free-trade pact to take effect

Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen and United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Israel Mohamed Al Khaja signed a customs deal on Sunday that paves the way for the countries’ free-trade agreement to enter into force.

“The taking effect of the free-trade agreement is important news for the Israeli economy, for the strengthening of ties with the UAE and…

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After Iran, Saudi Arabia to re-establish ties with Syria, sources say

Syria and Saudi Arabia have agreed to reopen their embassies after cutting diplomatic ties more than a decade ago, three sources with knowledge of the matter said, a step that would mark a leap forward in Damascus’s return to the Arab fold.

Read more: Reuters

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Jerusalem security forces on alert as tens of thousands at 1st Friday Ramadan prayers

Security forces were on high alert in Jerusalem for the first Friday of Ramadan, as mass afternoon prayers held at the Temple Mount passed peacefully.

The Muslim holy month, which began Thursday and will end April 21, often sees elevated Israeli-Palestinian tensions, with frictions already high this year in Jerusalem and across the West Bank…

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US launches airstrikes in Syria after drone kills US worker

A strike Thursday by a suspected Iranian-made drone killed a U.S. contractor and wounded six other Americans in northeast Syria, and U.S. forces retaliated with airstrikes on sites in Syria used by groups affiliated with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, the Pentagon said. Activists said the U.S. bombing killed at least four people.
While it’s not the…

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Pastor John Hagee on a mission to build ‘pro-Israel machine’

Pastor John Hagee is on a mission to “build a pro-Israel machine that will combat and defeat antisemitism in this generation.”

The founder of Christians United for Israel was in Israel this week with 32 rabbis and pastors on the first mission of the Rabbi Scheinberg Fellowship, created in honor of Rabbi Aryeh Scheinberg, Hagee’s long-time…

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Israel threatens military strike if Iran enriches uranium above 60 percent

Jerusalem has warned the United States and several European countries that Iranian enrichment of uranium beyond 60 percent could trigger an Israeli military strike, Axios reported on Wednesday.

The International Atomic Energy Agency last month confirmed in a report that its inspectors had found “particles” of enriched uranium to 83.7 percent at…

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Record 3,700 antisemitic incidents reported in US in 2022, says ADL

There were a record 3,697 reported antisemitic incidents in the United States in 2022, according to an annual tally by the Anti-Defamation League released on Thursday.

The figure amounted to 10 incidents per day and represented a 36 percent jump over 2021, which was already a record year. The 2022 tally was the highest since the ADL started…

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Former Generals and Admirals Urge US to Arm Israel to Prevent Nuclear Iran

44 retired officers from the US Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines published an open letter on Tuesday urging the United States to provide advanced weapons to Israel to deter and prevent a nuclear Iran.

The letter, organized by the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) and published in the political publication The Hill,…

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Tunnels used for missile production in Syria attacked in Monday airstrike

An intelligence report by satellite and intelligence solutions company ImageSat International (ISI) was able to determine that based on satellite images, an attack in Syria on March 12 included attacks on entrances to underground tunnels. According to intelligence estimates, these tunnels contained the means for the production of…

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Israeli forces capture Hamas terrorist in Nablus operation

IDF soldiers from the Duvdevan unit arrested a Hamas operative in Nablus on Wednesday morning.

The operative was identified as Muhammad Saleh Hamdan. Hamdan has been arrested in the past by both Israeli and Palestinian authorities.

Read more: The Jerusalem Post

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US targets network supporting Iran’s drone, weapons programs

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on four entities and three people in Iran and Turkey, accusing them of involvement in the procurement of equipment, including European-origin engines of drones, in support of Iran’s drone and weapons programs.
The U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement the procurement network operates on behalf…

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Syria: Israel hits targets near Aleppo airport for second time this month

An Israeli missile strike on Wednesday hit targets in the vicinity of Aleppo International Airport, Syrian state media reported.

The Syrian Arab News Agency quoted a military source as saying that the attack caused “material damages” to the airport.

Read more: Jewish News Syndicate

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Nasrallah: Silence on Meggido bombing is psychological warfare on Israel

Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah refused to comment on the details of the bombing attack near Megiddo in a speech on Wednesday, stating “our silence is part of the psychological media war with the enemy.”

“It is not our responsibility to answer what confuses the enemy, and sometimes our answer is in not commenting on the incident,”…

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Megiddo terrorist crossed Lebanese border into Israel using a ladder – report

The terrorist who carried out the Hezbollah bombing attack at the Megiddo junction in the North last week crossed the border into Israel by using a ladder, Army Radio reported on Tuesday.

Despite the report, the IDF spokesperson’s office refused to confirm the ladder theory early Tuesday afternoon, noting that the IDF had sent out an update on…