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Two members of Metula security team injured in Hezbollah missile attack Sunday

A Hezbollah anti-tank guided missile attack launched from Lebanon late Sunday wounded two members of the security team of the northern community of Metula, one of them seriously, the military said Monday.

Read more: The Times of Israel

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US hasn’t withheld weapons for Israel, but it’s done fast-tracking them

The Biden administration in recent months removed emergency procedures that were in place to fast-track weapons to Israel toward the beginning of the war, an American official familiar with the matter told The Times of Israel on Sunday.

Read more: The Times of Israel

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PM says open to partial pause and hostage deal but war won’t end until Hamas destroyed

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said that Israel was prepared to pause fighting in Gaza for a partial deal in exchange for the return of a number of hostages held by Hamas, but insisted the war will not end until the terror group is destroyed.

Read more: The Times of Israel

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Pro-Hamas mob attacks Jews outside LA shul

A Pro-Hamas mob on Sunday attacked pro-Israel Jews outside the Adas Torah synagogue in the Pico-Robertson area in western Los Angeles.

Read more: Jewish News Syndicate

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Oct. 7 survivors sue UNRWA

Over 100 victims of Hamas’ Oct. 7 massacre filed a lawsuit in U.S. federal court today, alleging that a scandal-plagued United Nations agency has led a long-standing money laundering operation to the financial benefit of the terror group.

Read more: Jewish News Syndicate

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Canada lists Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group

Canada has listed Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organisation, after years of pressure from opposition legislators and some members of the Iranian diaspora.

Read more: BBC News

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Wikipedia deems ADL ‘unreliable’ due to Israel advocacy

Wikipedia editors have decided to declare one of the leading human rights organizations in the United States, the Anti-Defamation League, as an “unreliable source” whose data cannot be relied upon when it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a report published Wednesday night reveals.
Read more: Jewish News Syndicate

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Two IDF reservists killed, 3 seriously hurt in Hamas mortar attack in central Gaza

Two IDF reservists — the son of a judo star and the son of a news pundit — were killed in a Hamas mortar attack in the central Gaza Strip on Thursday, the military announced Friday morning.

Read more: The Times of Israel

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Israeli FM decries ‘grossly erroneous’ UN data on Hamas war

Israel’s foreign minister chided the head of the United Nations, expressing “extreme concern” over the global body’s “ongoing misreporting” of Israel’s war against Hamas.

Read more: Jewish News Syndicate

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US hosts PM’s aides amid concern full-on war with Hezbollah would overwhelm Iron Dome

Top US officials hosted their Israeli counterparts for meetings in Washington on Thursday, as concern in Joe Biden’s administration reportedly mounted over the potential opening of a full-blown northern front to the Gaza war that would see Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system overwhelmed by Hezbollah’s rocket arsenal.

Read more: The Times…

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Shipping industry urges Red Sea action as Yemen’s Houthis sink second merchant ship

Urgent action must be taken in the Red Sea to stop attacks on merchant shipping by Yemen’s Houthis, leading industry groups said on Wednesday, after the sinking of a second ship.

Read more: The Times of Israel

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Iran set to dramatically increase uranium enrichment

An expansion underway at Iran’s Fordow enrichment plant could allow the regime to accumulate several bombs’ worth of nuclear fuel every month, The Washington Post reported Wednesday, citing confidential documents.

Read more: Jewish News Syndicate

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IDF Discovers ‘There is Almost No Home Without a Tunnel’ in Rafah

An Israel Defense Forces (IDF) commander spoke on June 19 about the deadly challenges of operating in the southern Gaza city of Rafah. Private homes are connected to an extensive underground tunnel network and are boobytrapped with wired explosives that can be detonated from a distance, IDF Nahal Brigade Commander Col. Yair Zuckerman told The…

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‘Face to face’: Mother of Hamas hostage confronts UN rights officials in Geneva

Her voice shaking with emotion, Meirav Leshem Gonen described to the UN Human Rights Council on Wednesday the agony of listening over the phone as Hamas terrorists seized her daughter on October 7.

Read more: The Times of Israel

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Nasrallah says ‘no place’ in Israel would be safe in war, threatens to target Cyprus

The head of Lebanon’s Hezbollah terror group Hassan Nasrallah said Wednesday that nowhere in Israel would be safe if a full-fledged war breaks out between the two foes, while also threatening Cyprus and other parts of the Mediterranean.

Read more: The Times of Israel

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2 boys accused of raping 12-year-old Jewish girl, in an act of antisemitism that sparked outrage in France

Two adolescent boys in a Paris suburb have been given preliminary charges of raping a 12-year-old girl and religion-motivated violence, French authorities said Wednesday. A Jewish leader said the girl is Jewish.

Read more: NBC News

 

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Washington Post Foreign Desk, Accused of Pro-Hamas Bias, Teems with Al Jazeera Veterans

One of the criticisms the paper has weathered as it has bled money and subscribers is that, since Hamas’s Oct. 7 terrorist attack on Israel, its coverage of the war in the Middle East has been shoddy, inaccurate, and implacably hostile to Israel.

Read more: The Washington Free Beacon

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Houthis sink commercial shipping vessel in Red Sea, Filipino sailor killed

A bulk carrier sank days after an attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels that is believed to have killed one mariner on board and critically wounded another, authorities said early Wednesday.

Read more: The Times of Israel