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Palestinian death toll rises to 10 after Gaza-Israel border clashes – Breaking News

Share on facebook Share on twitter Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) The death toll from Friday’s round of clashes between Palestinians and IDF forces on the Gaza-Israel border has risen to ten overnight, said Gaza medical officials Saturday morning. According to officials, one of the casualties killed by IDF fire was Palestinian video journalist Yasser […]

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Trump’s holiday gift to the Jewish people – Christian News

Yael Eckstein, International Fellowship of Christian and Jews Global Executive Vice President, poses with a group of Christian tourists packing food boxes for impoverished elderly in Jerusalem. (photo credit: IFCJ) The timing of US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital could not have been better, said Yael Eckstein, the vice president […]

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MK turns to High Court after Knesset denies him trip with BDS organization – Israel News

Yousef Jabareen shouts during a protest. (photo credit: COURTESY HADASH) Joint List MK Yousef Jabareen plans to petition the High Court of Justice, he said Wednesday, after the Knesset Ethics Committee rejected his request to embark on a speaking tour sponsored by an American pro-BDS organization. Jabareen is the first MK whose travels were rejected […]

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Netanyahu said to be called in for questioning in ‘Bezeq case 4000’ – Israel News

Police arrested seven people, including two close associates of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and senior figures from Bezeq Telecommunications Company on Sunday in Case 4000. In the investigation into what is now dubbed the “Bezeq-media case,” the officials were brought in for police questioning and the Tel Aviv District Court ordered both Netanyahu associates to […]

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Ahed Tamimi sexually harassed during interrogation, lawyer says – Arab-Israeli Conflict

Ahed Tamimi (center) enters a military courtroom at Ofer Prison near Ramallah on New Year’s Day.. (photo credit: AMMAR AWAD/REUTERS) Ahed Tamimi, the 17-year-old Palestinian girl currently serving an 8-month sentence for assaulting a soldier, was sexually harassed during interrogations, her lawyer claimed earlier this week, according to The Independent. Gaby Lasky, Tamimi’s attorney, said […]

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Trump, UAE leader push for unity in Gulf as dispute drags on – Breaking News

Share on facebook Share on twitter Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) WASHINGTON, April 6 – U.S. President Donald Trump and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed of the United Arab Emirates agreed on Friday to push for unity among Gulf nations, the White House said, amid a bitter standoff between Qatar and […]

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Pope Francis urges peace, two-state solution in Christmas address – Christian News

Pope Francis gives his annual “Urbi and orbi” Chrismtas address in the Vatican, December 15, 2017. (photo credit: REUTERS/ALESSANDRO BIANCHI) Pope Francis used his Christmas message on Monday to call for a negotiated two-state solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, after US President Donald Trump stoked regional tensions with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s […]

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Sisi to win Egyptian election but seeks high turnout – Middle East

A busy street near a poster of Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi from the campaign titled “Alashan Tabneeha” (So You Can Build It), for the upcoming presidential election in Cairo, Egypt, January 22, 2018.. (photo credit: REUTERS) CAIRO – Egyptians voted on Monday in a presidential election set to deliver an easy win for incumbent […]

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New ‘Israeli FBI’ police commander appointed, will run PM’s probes – Israel News

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reads from his speech in Knesset on March 12, 2018.. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST) Yigal Ben-Shalom was appointed on Thursday as the new head of Lahav 433, referred to as “the Israeli FBI,” which handles some of the most high-profile cases – including investigating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu […]