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Netanyahu Suspends UN Deal to Relocate Illegal African Migrants

Netanyahu Suspends UN Deal to Relocate Illegal African Migrants

In a dramatic about-face, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday evening that he was freezing a new agreement with the UN refugee agency that would have seen thousands of African migrants given temporary status in Israel — mere hours after announcing the plan.

Palestinian Authority Calls Nikki Haley ‘Ambassador of Hatred’

Palestinian Authority Calls Nikki Haley ‘Ambassador of Hatred’

The Palestinian Authority on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, dubbing her an “ambassador of animosity, hatred and dark ideology,” after she blocked a UN condemnation of Israel.

Hamas Warns of Surprises With More Gaza Riots

Hamas Warns of Surprises With More Gaza Riots

Defiant Hamas leaders warned Sunday that Palestinians would continue their protests along the Gaza fence, vowing to go beyond the barrier next time and promising fresh surprises for Israel.

Catholics Celebrate Easter in Ancient Jerusalem Church

Catholics Celebrate Easter in Ancient Jerusalem Church

JERUSALEM — Hundreds of Christians are marking Easter by flocking to Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built on the site where they believe Jesus was crucified, buried and resurrected.

Report: At Least 25 Injured in Renewed Gaza Border Riots

Report: At Least 25 Injured in Renewed Gaza Border Riots

The Times of Israel reported: At least 25 Palestinians have been injured in renewed clashes on Saturday along the security fence with Israel, according to Hamas-run Gaza health authorities, with Palestinian media reporting that the death toll from Friday’s violence has climbed to 18.

Israeli Drone Drops Tear Gas on Gaza Protesters

Israeli Drone Drops Tear Gas on Gaza Protesters

Israeli border police dropped tear gas from a drone onto Palestinian protesters in Gaza on Friday, a police spokesman told AFP, acknowledging operational deployment of new technology.

At Least 12 Gazans Killed, Over 1,000 Wounded in Hamas-Instigated Border Riots

At Least 12 Gazans Killed, Over 1,000 Wounded in Hamas-Instigated Border Riots

At least 8 Palestinians were killed and some 1,100 were wounded by Israeli tear gas, rubber bullets and live fire in the Gaza Strip on Friday, Palestinian sources said, as a series of massive protests along the security fence around the Hamas-controlled enclave intensified and turned violent.

At Least 14 Gazans Killed, Over 1,000 Wounded in Hamas-Instigated Border Riots

At Least 14 Gazans Killed, Over 1,000 Wounded in Hamas-Instigated Border Riots

At least 8 Palestinians were killed and some 1,100 were wounded by Israeli tear gas, rubber bullets and live fire in the Gaza Strip on Friday, Palestinian sources said, as a series of massive protests along the security fence around the Hamas-controlled enclave intensified and turned violent.

Chabad Rabbis Meet with Trump in Oval Office

Chabad Rabbis Meet with Trump in Oval Office

President Donald Trump issued a proclamation in honor of Education and Sharing Day, marking the anniversary of the birth of the last Lubavitcher rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson.

Report: Israeli Stealth Fighter Jets Fly Over Iran

Report: Israeli Stealth Fighter Jets Fly Over Iran

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 Israeli military attacks in Syria, including against Iranian bases in the country.

Bahrain Vows to Hunt Social Media Dissidents

Bahrain Vows to Hunt Social Media Dissidents

Dubai - Bahraini authorities on Sunday announced they would be taking "severe measures" to track down dissidents who use social media, as the Gulf monarchy tightens its grip on political opposition.

Jerusalem on High Alert Week Before Passover

Jerusalem on High Alert Week Before Passover

The two terror attacks in the past seven days in Mevo Dotan and Jerusalem's Old City, which claimed the lives of three Israelis in total, naturally put defense forces across the country on high alert ahead of the coming Passover holiday, but doubly so in the capital.

Hamas Accuses Abbas of ‘Undermining’ Gaza

Hamas Accuses Abbas of ‘Undermining’ Gaza

The Hamas terror group has accused Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas of seeking to undermine Palestinian unity, following his decision announced on Monday to impose sanctions on the Gaza Strip for the attempted assassination of Rami Hamdallah.

Watch: IDF Destroys Gaza Terror Tunnels

Watch: IDF Destroys Gaza Terror Tunnels

The Israeli military on Sunday announced that it destroyed two attack tunnels, one that entered Israeli territory and another inside the central Gaza Strip, the latest in a series of underground structures have been demolished by Israel in recent months.

Palestinian Officials Claim White House Delaying Peace Plan Until Abbas Leaves Office

Palestinian Officials Claim White House Delaying Peace Plan Until Abbas Leaves Office

The US administration is delaying the announcement of its Middle East peace plan because it believes the proposal would have a greater chance of success after a new leader replaces long-time Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, a senior Palestinian official was quoted as saying Saturday.

Israeli Planes Strike Gaza After Terror Explosion

Israeli Planes Strike Gaza After Terror Explosion

Israeli military aircraft carried out a raid against a Hamas target in the Gaza Strip overnight after an explosive device detonated near the border with Israel, the military said Sunday.

UN Rates Israel 11th Happiest Country, U.S. Ranked 18th

UN Rates Israel 11th Happiest Country, U.S. Ranked 18th

Israel has retained its spot as the 11th happiest country in the world for the fifth year running, according to the United Nations’ annual “World Happiness Report,” published Wednesday.

Iran Signs $742 Million Oil Deal with Russian Company

Iran Signs $742 Million Oil Deal with Russian Company

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Wednesday signed a $742 million (600 million euro) deal with Russian state-owned energy firm Zarubezhneft to boost production at two oil fields in the country’s west.

WATCH: Palestinian Official – Israel ‘Summarily Executes’ Children

WATCH: Palestinian Official – Israel ‘Summarily Executes’ Children

JERUSALEM - Israel was built on the bodies of the Palestinian children it murdered, the host of a program recently aired on official Palestinian Authority TV declared, a claim that was echoed by a senior Palestinian official who was interviewed on the show and charged the Jewish state with the "summary executions" of children.

Iran Sentences Unnamed British-Iranian to 6 Years for Spying

Iran Sentences Unnamed British-Iranian to 6 Years for Spying

An unnamed British-Iranian national has been sentenced to six years in prison on spying charges, the official news agency of Iran’s judiciary reported Sunday, the latest dual national convicted in the country.

Caitlyn Jenner: ‘Israel Is A Refuge for the LGBT People’

Caitlyn Jenner: ‘Israel Is A Refuge for the LGBT People’

Transgender television personality and Olympic gold medalist Caitlyn Jenner was honored with a “Champion of Israel and LGBTQ rights” award during the sixth annual World Values Network gala on Thursday night in New York.

Guatemala to Follow Trump’s Lead and Move Embassy to Jerusalem in May

Guatemala to Follow Trump’s Lead and Move Embassy to Jerusalem in May

Guatemala’s president told the AIPAC Policy Conference on Sunday night that he will move his country’s embassy to Jerusalem in May, and that the relocation will take place two days after the United States moves its embassy to the holy city, to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding.

Netanyahu Seeking Trump Visit to Israel for U.S. Embassy Opening in Jerusalem

Netanyahu Seeking Trump Visit to Israel for U.S. Embassy Opening in Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will discuss the possibility of President Donald Trump attending the May opening of the United States embassy in Jerusalem amid his four day visit to the US, where he will also given an address at the annual AIPAC convention.

Palestinian Sentenced to Life for Murder of Pregnant Israeli

Palestinian Sentenced to Life for Murder of Pregnant Israeli

A Palestinian who was convicted in early February for murdering a 29-year-old pregnant Israeli woman, Michal Halimi, last summer was given a life sentence Sunday and another five years that will be served for other crimes he committed.

Report: Intel Planning $5 Billion Investment in Israeli Plant

Report: Intel Planning $5 Billion Investment in Israeli Plant

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Intel Corp plans to invest $5 billion to expand production at its Kiryat Gat plant in southern Israel, Israeli Economy Minister Eli Cohen said on Wednesday after talks with the U.S.

Haley to Abbas: We Will Not ‘Chase After You’ for Peace Deal

Haley to Abbas: We Will Not ‘Chase After You’ for Peace Deal

WASHINGTON — US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday said Washington would not “chase” the Palestinians to the negotiating table with Israel, following Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s speech to the UN Security Council.

Camel-Based Baby Formula to Hit Shelves in Dubai

Camel-Based Baby Formula to Hit Shelves in Dubai

DUBAI - A UAE-based company has unveiled what it calls the world's first camel-based baby formula, an instant powder mix aimed mainly at infants allergic to cow's milk.

Netanyahu Associates Arrested in Graft Probe

Netanyahu Associates Arrested in Graft Probe

Police on Sunday said senior officials in the Bezeq phone company were arrested over the weekend in a graft probe involving close associates of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after a “dramatic” development was reported over the weekend in the case.

Polish Jews Stunned, Scared by Eruption of Anti-Semitism

Polish Jews Stunned, Scared by Eruption of Anti-Semitism

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Matylda Jonas-Kowalik has spent most of her 22 years secure in the belief that she would never know the discrimination, persecution or violence that killed or traumatized generations of Polish Jews before her.

Israeli Company Successfully Grows Bones from Fat Cells

Israeli Company Successfully Grows Bones from Fat Cells

Haifa-based biotech company Bonus BioGroup has entered the second trial of a clinical study seeking to regrow bones in a lab. The first trial, which began four years ago and comprised 32 patients, was completed successfully, according to Dr.

Israeli Official: Assad Regime in Danger if Syria Allows Iran to Attack Jewish State

Israeli Official: Assad Regime in Danger if Syria Allows Iran to Attack Jewish State

Israel views Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime as the weak link in the Iranian-Shi’a axis, and Assad should keep that in mind when weighing whether or not to let Iran set up military bases in his country or transfer precision missiles to Hezbollah, National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Monday.

Israel Boosts Air Defenses Amid War Fears

Israel Boosts Air Defenses Amid War Fears

Israel has boosted its air defense in the North following a significant confrontation between the Jewish state, Syria and Iran that led to the loss of an F-16i fighter jet.

IDF Probe: F-16 May Have Been Downed by Shrapnel

IDF Probe: F-16 May Have Been Downed by Shrapnel

An initial Israeli Air Force investigation indicated that Saturday’s F-16 fighter jet crash was caused by explosion of an anti-aircraft missile next to the plane, but not necessarily from a direct hit, the army said.

PM Calls on Poles to Avoid Anti-Semitic Remarks

PM Calls on Poles to Avoid Anti-Semitic Remarks

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Sunday called on Poles to refrain from making anti-Semitic statements at a time when the country is under fire over a controversial Holocaust law.

Watch: Footage Shows Israeli F-16 on Fire Just Before Crash

Watch: Footage Shows Israeli F-16 on Fire Just Before Crash

Surveillance camera footage released Sunday showed an Israeli F-16 was on fire before it crashed on Saturday, apparently strengthening the prevailing view that the aircraft was shot down by a Syrian anti-aircraft missile.

Israel Warns over Iran’s Presence in Syria After Air Strikes

Israel Warns over Iran’s Presence in Syria After Air Strikes

Jerusalem - 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.

Polish Official Accuses Jews of ‘Passivity’ in Holocaust

Polish Official Accuses Jews of ‘Passivity’ in Holocaust

An adviser to Poland's president says he thinks Israel's negative reaction to a law criminalizing some statements about Poland's actions during World War II stemmed from a "feeling of shame at the passivity of the Jews during the Holocaust.

Israel: Iran Established Air Base Outside Major Syrian City

Israel: Iran Established Air Base Outside Major Syrian City

The Israeli military on Saturday accused Iran of controlling an airbase outside the Syrian city of Palmyra, from which the army said the Iranian drone that was shot down over northern Israel earlier in the day was launched.

Watch: Netanyahu Warns Iran, Syria Following Drone Interception

Watch: Netanyahu Warns Iran, Syria Following Drone Interception

Israel will continue to defend itself, including by acting against Iranian efforts to entrench itself militarily in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday evening, at the end of a day that saw a dramatic escalation in Iranian-Israeli hostilities on Israel’s northern border, including the apparent downing of an Israeli fighter jet.

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