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Israel Police recommend charging Prime Minister Netanyahu with bribery in two cases

(Haaretz.com)  The Israeli police announced on Tuesday that there was sufficient evidence indicating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took bribes in two separate cases and acted “against public interests.” The two cases are the so-called Case 1000 – in which Netanyahu is suspected of accepting lavish gifts from wealthy benefactors in return for advancing their interests – and Case 2000, which alleges that […]

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Israel warns over Iran’s presence in Syria after air strikes

(Yahoo News)  Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel issued stark warnings on Sunday over Iran’s presence in neighbouring Syria after a confrontation threatened to open a new and unpredictable period in the country’s seven-year civil war. Israel carried out major air raids in Syria on Saturday, including against what it described as Iranian targets — the first […]

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Israel Hits Back at Iran and Syria as Border Region Boils

(Bloomberg)  Israel launched attacks on Iranian and Syrian positions after it said Iran sent a military drone into its airspace Saturday, raising the prospect of further escalation over the Islamic Republic’s growing presence in Syria. Israel struck 12 targets in Syria, including four Iranian targets, in a “large-scale attack” after the drone infiltration, the Israel Defense […]

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Netanyahu says George Soros funding campaign against Israeli plan to deport asylum seekers

(Haaretz.com)  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Likud ministers on Sunday that Jewish billionaire George Soros is funding a campaign of protest against Israel’s plan to deport thousands of African asylum seekers. In the meeting, Netanyahu said “George Soros is also funding the protests. Obama deported two million infiltrators and they didn’t say anything.” Netanyahu was responding to […]

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Trump reportedly informs Abbas, Jordan’s Abdullah he intends to move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

(Haaretz)  U.S. President Donald Trump informed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Jordan’s King Abdullah that he plans to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on Tuesday, according to Abbas’ spokesman and Jordanian reports. Trump also called Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi to inform him of the decision. To really understand the Middle […]

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Report: Saudi Crown Prince will ‘crush’ Hezbollah with Israel

(Arutz Sheva)  The King of Saudi Arabia plans to step down and announce his son as his successor next week, the British newspaper Daily Mail reported on Thursday, citing a source close to the country’s royal family. The move is seen as the final step in 32-year-old Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s power grab, which began earlier this […]

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Israel raises alert level fearing Islamic Jihad retaliation for Gaza tunnel bombing

(Haaretz)  The Israeli military took a number of steps on Monday to raise the alert level across the country. The move was apparently taken after Gaza-based militant group Islamic Jihad declared its intention to avenge the deaths of 12 members who were killed when the Israeli army blew up a tunnel under the Gaza-Israel border […]