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After nearly two weeks of spring-like weather, winter returned to Israel with a vengeance overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday morning with low temperatures and rain. The Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret) rose noticeably while several smaller streams...
Pope Francis, leader of the Roman Catholic Church, became the first pontiff in history to visit the Arabian Peninsula when he landed in Abu Dhabi on Monday to take part in an inter-faith dialogue event hosted by Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh...
Iran’s clerical regime celebrated the 40th anniversary of the violent coup which brought it to power over the weekend by, among other things, unveiling a new cruise missile capable of carrying a nuclear payload 1,350 km which defense...
A contingent of UN ambassadors from 40 countries around the world visited Israel recently in a trip coordinated by Israel’s UN ambassador Danny Danon. Their visit included trips to Yad Vashem, Jerusalem’s City of David archeological...
The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) held a large-scale training exercise this week to simulate a war with the Iranian-backed Lebanese Shi’ite terror militia Hezbollah. “The next war will be different than it was in the past,” one...
The governments of Germany, France, and Britain announced this week that they will soon put into effect a mechanism to allow companies based in their countries to circumvent US sanctions on Iran. The so-called special-purpose vehicle (SPV) will...
The regime’s in Teheran and Damascus continued to consolidate their alliance on Tuesday with the launch of a new banking and financial agreement. The deal, one of many signed by officials of the Assad regime and visiting Iranian Vice...
The resignation of Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah late Tuesday has resulted in a political crisis among Palestinian factions, with two sub-groups within the PLO declaring they will not participate in a newly formed government...
The surface level of the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret) rose by several centimeters Monday as heavy rains drenched northern and southern Israel and more snow fell on Mount Hermon. The precipitation came after a week of summer-like weather which returned...
Senior Russian officials were in Jerusalem on Tuesday for meetings with their Israeli counterparts, with discussions about the ongoing situation in Syria and relations with Iran at the top of the agenda. The meetings come amidst an escalating war...

 

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