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Watch – Aaron Klein: Iran Fingerprints on Gaza Terror Escalation

Watch – Aaron Klein: Iran Fingerprints on Gaza Terror Escalation

Iran may be influencing the Hamas terrorist organization to “light things up” in Gaza to deflect Israeli military attention away from countering the ongoing Iranian military presence in Syria, Breitbart Jerusalem chief Aaron Klein contended.

Trump Admin Merges Jerusalem Consulate Into U.S. Embassy in Blow to Palestinians

Trump Admin Merges Jerusalem Consulate Into U.S. Embassy in Blow to Palestinians

The State Department announced Thursday that it would bring its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians under the auspices of the US Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem, marking an implicit downgrading of the facility’s status and a fresh blow to its already strained ties with the Palestinians.

Turkey to Search Saudi Consulate for Missing Journalist

Turkey to Search Saudi Consulate for Missing Journalist

ISTANBUL — Turkey said Tuesday it will search the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a missing Saudi contributor to The Washington Post, a week after he vanished during a visit there.

Netanyahu: Putin ‘Understands’ Israel’s Needs at Syria Border

Netanyahu: Putin ‘Understands’ Israel’s Needs at Syria Border

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday vowed during a visit to the Golan Heights to hold on to the disputed territory and insisted that Russia understands Israel’s need to act beyond the northern border to maintain its security.

Sara Netanyahu Goes on Trial in Takeout Food Case

Sara Netanyahu Goes on Trial in Takeout Food Case

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife Sara Netanyahu will go on trial Sunday for allegedly using state funds to fraudulently pay for hundreds of meals, part of a list of legal troubles facing the family.

Iran Launches Missile into Syria Carrying ‘Death to America, Death to Israel’ Message

Iran Launches Missile into Syria Carrying ‘Death to America, Death to Israel’ Message

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launched six ballistic missiles as well as drone bombers early Monday toward eastern Syria, targeting militants it blamed for an attack on a military parade last month while also threatening regional adversaries as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers unravels.

Hamas Plots More Border Riots Targeting Israelis

Hamas Plots More Border Riots Targeting Israelis

Gaza’s Hamas rulers said on Sunday that their indirect negotiations to reach a long-term ceasefire agreement with Israel have halted and vowed to step up the violent protests along the border.

Abbas Adviser: Trump Has ‘Poisoned Palestinian-American Relations’

Abbas Adviser: Trump Has ‘Poisoned Palestinian-American Relations’

The Palestinian Authority on Saturday accused US presidential adviser Jared Kushner of “ignorance,” following statements in which he said that recent US punitive measures against the Palestinians won’t hurt chances for a peace deal in the Middle East.

Report: Nearly 8,000 Acres of Land Destroyed by Palestinian Arson Terrorism

Report: Nearly 8,000 Acres of Land Destroyed by Palestinian Arson Terrorism

The number of incendiary kites and balloons being sent by Palestinians over the Gaza border and causing fires in Israel has fallen in recent weeks, enabling the Israel Nature and Parks Authority to begin assessing the ecological and financial damage to Israeli parks and nature reserves.

Duterte On First Ever Israel Visit by Filipino President

Duterte On First Ever Israel Visit by Filipino President

The Philippines’ controversial President Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to arrive Sunday for a four-day visit, on the heels of yet another statement that triggered fury in which he said during a speech Thursday that rape will continue as long as there are beautiful women.

Watch: Satellite Photos Purport to Show Iranian Missile Factory in Syria

Watch: Satellite Photos Purport to Show Iranian Missile Factory in Syria

Satellite photos published Thursday purported to show the establishment of an Iranian surface-to-surface missile factory in Syria, raising fresh concerns over the extent of the two countries’ military cooperation on Israel’s northern border.

Netanyahu Salutes ‘Friend of Israel’ John McCain

Netanyahu Salutes ‘Friend of Israel’ John McCain

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli politicians on Sunday hailed US Sen. John McCain for his principled leadership and stalwart support of the Jewish state, following his death on Saturday.

Netanyahu Welcomes Airlines Decision Not to Fly to Iran

Netanyahu Welcomes Airlines Decision Not to Fly to Iran

VILNIUS, Lithuania — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on a trip Thursday to Lithuania, welcomed the decision by major international airlines to end their direct flights to Iran’s capital of Tehran in September.

Two Alleged Iranian Spies Accused of Surveilling U.S. Jewish Facilities

Two Alleged Iranian Spies Accused of Surveilling U.S. Jewish Facilities

WASHINGTON – Two Iranian men were indicted on Monday for allegedly spying for Tehran in the United States, including conducting surveillance at a Jewish facility and gathering information on backers of the Iranian opposition group known as Mujahideen-e Khalq, or MEK, the Justice Department said.

Report: Turkey's Offer to Release Pastor Rejected by U.S.

Report: Turkey's Offer to Release Pastor Rejected by U.S.

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's administration has rejected Turkey's offer to condition the release of an American pastor on clearing a top Turkish bank of billions of dollars in US fines, media reported Monday.

WATCH – Aaron Klein: Gaza Rocket War Shows Israel Must Retain West Bank

WATCH – Aaron Klein: Gaza Rocket War Shows Israel Must Retain West Bank

This week’s massive escalation of rocket attacks from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip spotlights the security dangers faced by Israel if the Jewish state evacuates territory either unilaterally or in a deal with the Palestinians, contended Breitbart Jerusalem chief Aaron Klein.

German Court Rejects Case of Holocaust-Denying ‘Nazi Grandma’

German Court Rejects Case of Holocaust-Denying ‘Nazi Grandma’

BERLIN — Germany’s jailed “Nazi grandma” Ursula Haverbeck, 89, on Friday lost a challenge before the country’s highest court, which reaffirmed that constitutional free speech guarantees do not cover Holocaust denial.

Ceremony Marks 75 Years Since Treblinka Death Camp Revolt

Ceremony Marks 75 Years Since Treblinka Death Camp Revolt

WARSAW, Poland — Israel’s ambassador to Poland has joined Polish officials and the relatives of former Treblinka death camp inmates in marking the 75th anniversary of a revolt by Jewish prisoners

Trump Readies Mideast Team for Peace Plan Rollout

Trump Readies Mideast Team for Peace Plan Rollout

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is staffing up a Middle East policy team at the White House in anticipation of unveiling its long awaited but largely mysterious Israeli-Palestinian peace plan.

Egypt, UN Broker Hamas Ceasefire in Gaza

Egypt, UN Broker Hamas Ceasefire in Gaza

The ceasefire announced by Hamas at midnight appeared to be holding on Saturday morning, following a surge in violence after Palestinian snipers shot and killed an IDF soldier on the Gaza border on Friday, sparking widespread Israeli strikes on Hamas targets.

IDF Soldier Killed by Gaza Terror Snipers

IDF Soldier Killed by Gaza Terror Snipers

Palestinian snipers shot and killed an IDF soldier on the Gaza border on Friday, the army said late Friday night, revealing details on the deadly incident that apparently sparked the night’s widespread Israeli strikes on Hamas targets across Gaza.

Report: Mossad Thwarted Iranian Plot to Bomb Rally in France

Report: Mossad Thwarted Iranian Plot to Bomb Rally in France

Israel’s Mossad spy agency thwarted a terror attack in a Paris suburb last month, giving authorities in France, Germany, and Belgium crucial intelligence that led to arrests of a cell headed by an Iranian diplomat, Hebrew media reported Thursday.

Hamas Claims It’s Clamping Down on Gaza Terror Balloons

Hamas Claims It’s Clamping Down on Gaza Terror Balloons

Hamas has instructed its fighters over the past 24 hours not to fly any more incendiary balloons toward Israel, after it has been directing, organizing and controlling the incendiary balloon operations in recent weeks, causing hundreds of fires in the Gaza border area.

IDF Drill Simulates Incursion into Gaza

IDF Drill Simulates Incursion into Gaza

The Israel Defense Forces on Monday held a large-scale military drill simulating a ground incursion into the Gaza Strip.

Fleeing Syrians to Get Humanitarian Aid from Israel: Netanyahu

Fleeing Syrians to Get Humanitarian Aid from Israel: Netanyahu

JERUSALEM - Civilians fleeing Syria's war will not be allowed to enter Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday adding however that his government will continue providing them with humanitarian aid.

Prince William to Palestinians: ‘You Have Not Been Forgotten’

Prince William to Palestinians: ‘You Have Not Been Forgotten’

Prince William, paying the first official British royal visit to the Palestinian Authority territories on Wednesday, told Palestinians they had not been forgotten and his trip to the West Bank was a "very powerful one".

At Least 13 Gaza Terror Rockets Fired at Israel

At Least 13 Gaza Terror Rockets Fired at Israel

Rocket sirens blared throughout the predawn hours of Wednesday morning in the Israeli communities surrounding the Gaza Strip as Palestinians launched over a dozen rockets at southern Israel after the military struck a Hamas vehicle in the center of the coastal enclave.

Report: Protesters Swarm Iran’s Grand Bazaar in Tehran

Report: Protesters Swarm Iran’s Grand Bazaar in Tehran

TEHRAN, Iran — Protesters in the Iranian capital reportedly swarmed its historic Grand Bazaar on Monday and forced shopkeepers to close their stalls, apparently angry over the Islamic Republic’s troubled economy, months after similar demonstrations rocked the country.

Erdogan Declared Winner in Turkish Vote, Cementing Grip on Power

Erdogan Declared Winner in Turkish Vote, Cementing Grip on Power

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won tightly-contested presidential polls, the election authority said Monday, extending his 15-year grip on power as the opposition complained bitterly about the conduct of the vote count.

Prince William Arrives in Jordan Before Historic Israel Visit

Prince William Arrives in Jordan Before Historic Israel Visit

Prince William is set to kick off an historic regional tour of the Middle East in Jordan on Sunday before travelling to Israel and the Palestinian territories for the first-ever official visit by a member of the British royal family.

Erdogan Faces Toughest Challenge Yet as Turkey Heads to Polls

Erdogan Faces Toughest Challenge Yet as Turkey Heads to Polls

ISTANBUL, Turkey — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday faces the biggest ballot box challenge of his 15 year grip on Turkey, with the opposition revitalized and his popularity at risk from growing economic troubles.

Jared Kushner Meets Netanyahu on Mideast Peace Plan

Jared Kushner Meets Netanyahu on Mideast Peace Plan

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his appreciation to US President Donald Trump for his support for Israel during a four-hour meeting Friday afternoon with Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law Jason Kushner, Mideast negotiator Jason Greenblatt, and US ambassador David Friedman.

Bomb Thrown at Israeli Forces at Tomb of the Patriarchs

Bomb Thrown at Israeli Forces at Tomb of the Patriarchs

An improvised explosive device was thrown at Israeli security forces at the entrance of the Tomb of the Patriarchs in the West Bank city of Hebron on Thursday night in the second incident this week, police said.

Jordan King Heads to U.S. to Discuss Peace Plan with Trump

Jordan King Heads to U.S. to Discuss Peace Plan with Trump

AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan’s King Abdullah II set off for the United States on Thursday for talks with US President Donald Trump on Middle East issues including the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the palace said.

Jared Kushner in Israel for Mideast Peace Push

Jared Kushner in Israel for Mideast Peace Push

US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner and his special envoy Jason Greenblatt were due in Israel on Friday, the final leg of a Middle East tour aimed at promoting the US administration’s as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and securing humanitarian relief for Gaza.

Jared Kushner in Saudi Arabia to Discuss Mideast Peace Push

Jared Kushner in Saudi Arabia to Discuss Mideast Peace Push

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince on Wednesday hosted US President Donald Trump’s special envoy Jason Greenblatt and adviser Jared Kushner to discuss the Palestinian-Israeli peace process, following a new flare-up of hostilities in Gaza.

Netanyahu: Cyber Attacks Can Bring Down Airlines

Netanyahu: Cyber Attacks Can Bring Down Airlines

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on governments worldwide on Wednesday to join forces to defend against cyber threats that he said could even bring down military and civilian aircraft.

Saudi-Led Coalition Displays Yemeni Arms Allegedly from Iran

Saudi-Led Coalition Displays Yemeni Arms Allegedly from Iran

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Officials in a Saudi-led coalition now battling Shiite rebels for control of a crucial port in Yemen on Tuesday displayed weapons captured on the battlefield that they say show Iran is arming the insurgents.

IDF Drone Crashes in Southern Syria

IDF Drone Crashes in Southern Syria

An IDF unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crash landed Tuesday evening in the al-Khader area in southwestern Syria. The IDF announced that the incident, which is being investigated, was due to a technical failure and that no classified information was compromised.

Israel Hails ‘Courageous’ U.S. Decision to Withdraw from UN Human Rights Council

Israel Hails ‘Courageous’ U.S. Decision to Withdraw from UN Human Rights Council

Israel on Tuesday night welcomed an announcement that the United States will withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council, praising the move as a “courageous decision against the hypocrisy and the lies” of the international body that UN ambassador Nikki Haley said harbors bias against the Jewish state.

Dozens of Gaza Terror Rockets Target Southern Israel, IDF Responds

Dozens of Gaza Terror Rockets Target Southern Israel, IDF Responds

Tensions flared on Israel’s border with Gaza early Wednesday morning as the IDF carried out a second round of overnight airstrikes on Hamas targets in response to a barrage of rockets fired from the Strip towards Israeli territory.

Israel Arrests Former Government Minister for Iran Spying

Israel Arrests Former Government Minister for Iran Spying

JERUSALEM — A former Israeli government minister, once imprisoned for trying to smuggle drugs, is back behind bars after being charged with spying for archenemy Iran, the country’s internal security agency said Monday.

Torah Scrolls Disappear from Damascus Synagogue in Fog of Syria War

Torah Scrolls Disappear from Damascus Synagogue in Fog of Syria War

Jewish artifacts, including ancient parchment Torahs from one of the world’s oldest synagogues, have gone missing from the Syrian capital amid the tumult of ongoing civil war, with some precious items reportedly surfacing abroad.

Israel First-Quarter GDP Better than Expected at 4.5 Percent Growth

Israel First-Quarter GDP Better than Expected at 4.5 Percent Growth

Israel‘s economy grew an annualized 4.5 percent in the first quarter of 2018, faster than previously thought, boosted by gains in consumer spending, investment and export, the Central Bureau of Statistics said in a second estimate.

Watch: Israel Busts Hamas Cell Plotting Bombings in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Watch: Israel Busts Hamas Cell Plotting Bombings in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Israeli forces uncovered a large and highly active Hamas terror cell operating out of the Palestinian city of Nablus earlier this year that was allegedly planning to conduct a number of bombings and shooting attacks in Israel and the northern West Bank, the Shin Bet security service revealed Sunday.

Report: Trump Won't Present Mideast Peace Plan Before August

Report: Trump Won't Present Mideast Peace Plan Before August

The White House is unlikely to present its Middle ‎East peace plan before August, a source familiar ‎with the issue told Israel Hayom on Thursday. Jerusalem ‎officials confirmed they had no information ‎regarding an earlier rollout of a peace plan.

Report: Hezbollah Rejects Russian Demand to Vacate South Syria

Report: Hezbollah Rejects Russian Demand to Vacate South Syria

A Syrian human rights monitoring group reported on Thursday that the Hezbollah terror group’s leadership has refused to accede to a Russian request that its forces vacate a number of locations in southwest Syria near the Lebanese border.

Reports: Hamas Preps 5,000 Terror Kites to Mark End of Ramadan

Reports: Hamas Preps 5,000 Terror Kites to Mark End of Ramadan

Hamas on Thursday threatened to send 5,000 fire kites and balloons deep into Israeli territory on Friday, when the Gaza border will see another of the weekly “March of Return” mass protests, Palestinian and Israeli media reported.

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