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Israel successfully launches Ofek 16 spy satellite into orbit

Israel successfully launched the Ofek 16 spy satellite into orbit early Monday morning, the Defense Ministry and Israel Aerospace Industries said in a joint statement. The satellite was launched at 4 a.m. using a Shavit launch vehicle from a site in central Israel. "The Defense Ministry and...

Monday, July 6, 2020, 7:17 AM

Israel mulls closing West Bank over coronavirus

Israeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday instructed officials in his office to present him with the potential economic implications of closing the West Bank crossings following the spread of the coronavirus in the Palestinian Authority. Over the weekend, the PA has declared a state of...

Monday, March 9, 2020, 10:19 AM

Iran threatens to raze ancient Jewish site in favor of Palestinian consulate

Iranian authorities are threatening to destroy the historic tomb of Esther and Mordechai in the city of Hamedan, 200 miles west of Tehran, in favor of constructing "a consular office for Palestine," the Alliance for Rights of All Minorities in Iran (ARAM) said in a Twitter post on Sunday...

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 8:42 AM

ADL: White supremacists are using coronavirus outbreak to stoke hatredagainst Jews

Neo-Nazi and white supremacists are using fears of the deadly coronavirus to stoke hatred against Jews and spread conspiracy theories on social-media platforms, according to a new report released by the Anti-Defamation League. "Following a well-worn pattern of capitalizing on...

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 9:52 AM

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza

Israeli aircraft struck the Gaza Strip early Friday morning, just hours after three rockets were fired from the Palestinian enclave at Israeli communities near the border. The IDF said two of the rockets were intercepted by air defenses while the third likely having landed in an open field. No...

Friday, January 31, 2020, 7:49 AM

Holocaust: World leaders to make online 'Never Again' pledge

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and dozens of world leaders attending this week's Fifth World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem will take part in the online Holocaust education project known as "Eva Stories," which tells the story of a Hungarian girl through Instagram. In the...

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 8:26 AM

'Brazil will move its embassy to Jerusalem'

Son of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, Eduardo Bolsonaro, told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday that Brazil was committed to moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in 2020. Bolsonaro Jr. spoke during a meeting inaugurating an office of Brazil's APEX-Brasil trade...

Sunday, December 15, 2019, 8:31 PM

Survey suggests anti-Semitic sentiment shared by majority of UK population

Negative perception of Jews in Britain is greater than what is generally reported, a new poll reveals. According to the YouGov poll, which was commissioned by the Campaign Against Antisemitism (CAA) to survey the British population’s attitudes toward Jews in 2018 and 2019, the...

Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 9:08 AM

In major shift, US says Israeli settlements 'not inconsistent' with international law

In a major policy shift, the U.S. announced Monday that it considers Israeli settlements to be compatible with international law. "The Trump administration is reversing the Obama administration's approach toward Israeli settlements," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, referencing...

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 9:21 AM

Images show Iran rebuilding military base on Iraq-Syria border

Iran is continuing construction on a military base near the Iraq-Syria border, new satellite images taken on Sunday show. The Imam Ali military base was partially destroyed in an airstrike in early September. ImageSat International (ISI) analysts said that the new images show eight zones of...

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 9:17 AM

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