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Britain wants ‘proportionate’ response to Russia after spy poisoning – Breaking News

Share on facebook Share on twitter Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) LONDON – Britain is looking for a “proportionate way” to respond to the threat posed by Russia, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday, after a retired Russian army official said the poisoning of a former spy could start a […]

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Religious persecution must stop, US envoy says – Christian News

Then-Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback chats with a group from the Young Jewish Conservatives at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland in 2015. (photo credit: MIKE THEILER/REUTERS) What the world needs most is to stop religious persecution, US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback said in his first public speech this week. “I think […]

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Running virtually unopposed, Sisi wins Egypt’s low turnout election – Middle East

CAIRO – Early results from Egypt’s election showed President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi cruising towards his expected landslide victory and a second term, but with a lower turnout than the vote that brought him to power four years ago. As ballots are tallied for official results due on April 2, the focus is on turnout since […]

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Jerusalem mayor Barkat set to announce entrance into national politics – Israel News

Mayor Nir Barkat. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM) Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has decided to announce on Sunday that he is not running for a third term as mayor in October’s municipal election and will be entering national politics, sources in the municipality said on Tuesday morning. Barkat made the decision long ago, but he […]

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Netanyahu says he wants coalition to see out term, unsure of viability – Israel News

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu departs the White House after meeting with US President Donald Trump in Washington, US March 5, 2018. . (photo credit: REUTERS/LEAH MILLIS) WASHINGTON – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hinted on Monday that the coalition crisis revolving around the haredi conscription issue could bring down the current government. Netanyahu, at a […]

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‘March of Return’ puts Palestinians back in the spotlight – Arab-Israeli Conflict

For several days the “Great March of Return” succeeded in putting the Palestinian struggle back at the center stage of world concern. With sixteen killed and more than 1,000 wounded out of 17,000 protesters who sought to march on Israel’s Gaza border Friday, the activists made headlines around the world. But they paid a heavy […]

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Anti-BDS bill set to pass in Ohio – Christian News

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators carrying a sign reading “DBS” (Divestment, Boycott, and Sanctions) march against US aid to Israel. (photo credit: ROBYN BECK / AFP) An anti-BDS resolution spearheaded by a Christian-Zionist organization is set to pass in the Ohio Senate, which will make it the 12th state in the union to do so.  “This resolution will […]

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Report: Israeli stealth fighters fly over Iran – Middle East

The Lockheed Martin F35 fighter jet plane, also known as the Adir, in a test flight. (photo credit: LOCKHEED MARTIN AERONAUTICS/ LIZ LUTZ) Two Israeli F-35 fighter jets entered Iranian airspace over the past month, Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida reported on Thursday. The act is a signal of heightened regional tensions, especially in light of recent […]

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Shaked: Online anti-Israel incitement rose following Trump embassy decision – Israel News

Ayelet Shaked (Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post). (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST) Incitement against Israel reached new heights immediately after President Donald Trump’s December 6 announcement that he will move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked revealed at the sixth Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism on Tuesday. […]