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Harasser of Holocaust survivor nearly car rams Iran protesters in Toronto

Canadian protesters against oppression in Iran were nearly car-rammed in Toronto on Sunday by an activist who had recently achieved notoriety for dressing as an orthodox Jew and harassing a Holocaust survivor about her position on the Israel-Palestinian conflict.

As a protest in Markham at the Islamic Mahdi Centre mosque neared its end, Firas…

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Israeli forces raid Lions’ Den bomb lab in Nablus, kill terror group’s leader

Israeli security forces raided a bomb lab in Nablus belonging to the Lions’ Den terror group overnight Monday, killing the group’s leader, Wadi al-Houh, according to the Israel Defense Forces. Palestinian media reported that three other gunmen were wounded during the raid.

The terrorists’ hideout, an apartment in the Kasbah of Nablus, was also…

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Adidas terminates partnership with Kanye West

Adidas had ended its partnership with Ye, also known as Kanye West, with “immediate effect.”
In a statement Tuesday, the sportswear maker said it “does not tolerate antisemitism and any other sort of hate speech” and said that his recent comments were “unacceptable, hateful and dangerous.” Adidas said they violated the company’s “values of…

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Local Nablus terror group ‘going on the offensive’ as its online presence gains influence

The Lions’ Den terror group, recently formed in Nablus, comprises dozens of gunmen and is not very well organized. Nevertheless, the group’s activities serve the purposes of established terror factions like Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, which are amplifying its influence, according to a senior Israeli terrorism expert.

The group has also…

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Albanian prime minister in Israel in wake of Iranian cyberattacks

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama touched down in Israel on Sunday for a three-day visit at the invitation of his Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid, just weeks after Tirana cut off diplomatic ties with Iran over cyberattacks Tehran launched in July.

Rama was slated to meet with Lapid on Sunday afternoon, and later in his trip with, among others,…

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Iranian drone instructors spotted in Belarus -report

Instructors from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) are training Russian forces in Belarus and coordinating the launches of Iranian-made drones, according to the Ukrainian National Resistance Center.

A group of Iranian instructors, officers of the IRGC, who are reportedly under the protection of the Russian National Guard and FSB…

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Antisemites hang banner over LA freeway declaring Kanye ‘right about the Jews’

Antisemites in Los Angeles, California, stated their support for recent tirades against Jews made by Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, by hanging banners over a freeway in the city and declaring that “Kanye is right about the Jews.”

It appeared that the racist Goyim Defense League was behind the move, with members photographed…

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Islamic Jihad member killed during overnight IDF arrest raid in Jenin

A young Palestinian man, apparently affiliated with the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group, was killed early Friday morning during an Israeli military operation in the West Bank city of Jenin, Palestinian health officials said.

According to the Palestinian Authority Health Ministry, 19-year-old Salah al-Buraiki suffered a mortal wound in…

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10 Iranians killed in Ukrainian strikes – report

10 Iranians who were training Russian soldiers were killed in Ukrainian strikes in the Russia-Ukraine war in the past week, a Ukrainian official told KAN news on Friday.

The report comes as American and Ukrainian officials warn that Iranians are training Russians to use Iranian drones in Crimea.

The Ukrainian National Resistance Center…

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Lapid slams ‘antisemitic’ UN report accusing Israel of violating international law

Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Friday morning slammed a United Nations report accusing Israel of violating international law, as part of an ongoing inquiry into alleged rights abuses in Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip following last year’s 11-day fight between Israel and the Hamas terror group.

“Precisely because I was not prime minister…

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First Israeli Barak air defense system deploys to UAE, bigger deals expected: Sources

TEL AVIV — A version of the Israeli-made Barak air defense system has been deployed to the United Arab Emirates, defense sources here told Breaking Defense, the first of what they expect to be a substantial contract for more systems.

“This is going to be a very big contract, as the Emiratis need a large number to protect some of their…

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Opinion | Free speech disappears in Turkey. So does democracy.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has forced into submission his country’s once-vibrant free press. In recent years, the government has jailed journalists, and the regime and friendly businesses have taken over once-freethinking news outlets, enabling Mr. Erdogan to keep a chokehold on what is printed and broadcast. A new law moves Turkey…

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UN pushes to declare Israeli occupation illegal, may seek ICJ opinion

UN experts are pushing for the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague to issue an advisory opinion declaring that the Israeli occupation of territory over the pre-1967 lines is illegal.

The UN General Assembly could issue a resolution to seek such an opinion already this year.

A request for such an opinion has already been…

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3 Israeli citizens indicted for helping Hamas attack IDF infrastructure

Three Israeli citizens from northern Israel were indicted for helping build a cyber threat against communications infrastructure used by the IDF and for providing sensitive information to the Hamas terrorist movement in Turkey, the Shin Bet, the State Attorney’s Office and Israel Police revealed on Thursday.

The main suspect in the case,…

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Iran warns Saudi Arabia over ‘reliance’ on Israel – Guards’ commander

Iran on Thursday said the leaders of regional foe Saudi Arabia should end their reliance on Israel, according to the semi-official Tasnim news agency, in an apparent reference to growing ties between Israel and Gulf Arab states.
“You are relying on an Israel which is collapsing, and this will be the end of your era,” Hossein Salami, the top…

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Hamas leaders ‘turn the page’ in meeting with Assad in Damascus

A Hamas delegation met with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday in Damascus, in the latest bid by the Gaza-based Palestinian terrorist group to “turn the page” with the dictator, according to Reuters.
“We consider it a historic meeting and a new start for joint Syrian-Palestinian action,” said Hamas politburo member Khalil al-Hayya,…

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Armed upstart Lion’s Den challenges IDF bid to crack down on Nablus terror

Israel over the past week has imposed harsh sanctions on the northern West Bank city of Nablus in an attempt to curb a wave of shootings by an armed faction of young Palestinian men. While this strategy has proved somewhat effective, the gunmen have vowed to continue their brazen attacks.

The armed faction, which calls itself “Lion’s Den,” has…

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Iran said to send IRGC military trainers to aid Russia deploy drones against Ukraine

Iran has sent military trainers from the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps to Russian-occupied Crimea to help Moscow’s troops use Iranian drones against Ukraine, according to Tuesday reports.

Ukraine and its Western allies have accused Russia of deploying Iranian-made drones in attacks against Ukraine in recent weeks as Moscow and Tehran…