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Mass protests sweep Iraq, target pro-Iran militias and parties – Middle East

Protesters gather near the main provincial government building in Basra, Iraq July 15, 2018.. (photo credit: ESSAM AL-SUDANI/ REUTERS) Najaf airport has been sacked. The border with Kuwait has been occupied by protesters and roads to major oil fields blocked in southern Iraq. The base of a Kata’ib Hezbollah pro-Iranian militia was set […]

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‘Give peace a chance,’ U.N. envoy tells Palestinians – Arab-Israeli Conflict

A Palestinian man inspects a destroyed Islamic Jihad military base after it was targeted by an Israeli warplane, at the southern Gaza Strip May 30, 2018. (photo credit: IBRAHEEM ABU MUSTAFA / REUTERS) UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov appealed to the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip on […]

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IDF deploys Iron Dome in central Israel, reinforces batteries in south – Arab-Israeli Conflict

The IDF deployed Iron Dome missile defense batteries across central Israel and reinforced the batteries in the south of the country, the military announced Sunday evening. The move, which also saw a limited reserve call-up to boost manpower in the Aerial Defense Division was made following a situational assessment, the IDF said. The decision came […]

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Key Israeli docs confirm extent of Iranian nuke plan revealed by Netanyahu – Middle East

Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a news conference at the Ministry of Defense in Tel Aviv, Israel, April 30, 2018.. (photo credit: AMIR COHEN/REUTERS) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and […]

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Security cabinet decides IDF will respond to all kites and balloons – Arab-Israeli Conflict

Palestinians in central Gaza fly a kite loaded with flammable material to be thrown at Israel. (photo credit: IBRAHEEM ABU MUSTAFA/REUTERS) X Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are […]

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U.S. not seeking ‘concrete deliverables’ from Trump-Putin meeting – Breaking News

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Playing chess in Moscow – Middle East

MOSCOW – The Kremlin, for a variety of reasons, brings chess to mind. Perhaps it’s because the Kremlin is a clear symbol of Russia, a country that has given the world one chess grandmaster after the next. Maybe it’s because parts of the Kremlin’s outer wall look like the rooks on a chessboard. Or […]

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A #throwback to the time when outposts were illegal – Arab-Israeli Conflict

If there had been a hashtag for State Comptroller Joseph Shapira’s scathing report this week on state funding for West Bank outposts, it would have been #throwback Monday. Or more simply, #yawn. His report provided extensive details regarding the collision of government offices with the Binyamin Regional Council in building and providing services to […]

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Syria monitor and rebels says jets bomb rebel-held town in Quenitra province – Breaking News

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