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[Official PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, March 29, 2019]
The Palestinian Authority emphasized to children last month that arch-terrorist Khalil Al-Wazir, also known as Abu Jihad—whom the PA itself has credited with planning the murder of at least 125 Israelis—is a hero. At a school named after the terrorist murderer—the Martyr Abu Jihad School for Boys—in the village of Al-Yamun, west of Jenin, the P.A. Education Ministry inaugurated a...
Drilling platform “Iran Khazar” in use on a production platform in the Cheleken of Dragon Oil Field. Credit: www.dragonoil.com/Wikimedia Commons.
Amid renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran, the country’s oil exports hit a new low in 2019, reported Reuters. The report, citing tanker data and industry sources, said that “buyers are curbing purchases before Washington clamps down further on Iranian shipments as expected next month.” In November, the United States reimposed sanctions lifted under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, but gave several countries waivers over...
A view of the then-future U.S. embassy in Jerusalem’s Arnona neighborhood, Feb. 24, 2018. Credit: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.
The United States recently submitted a request to Israeli authorities to “begin preparing” the Allenby compound in Jerusalem for the construction of the U.S. permanent embassy in the country, reported Israel’s Channel 12. The outlet reported, citing anonymous sources, on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump seeks to relocate the embassy to its permanent location if he wins re-election in...
California Rep. Nancy Pelosi speaks at the Jewish Democratic Council of America's launch reception in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 8, 2017. Credit: Screenshot.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Tuesday that the Democratic Party has “no taint” of anti-Semitism amid such remarks coming from congressional members, especially Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), whom Pelosi said is not an anti-Semite. “I don’t think that the congresswoman is anti-Semitic,” Pelosi told CNN. Instead, Pelosi blasted President Donald Trump for tweeting a video, criticizing Omar for labeling at the Council on American-Islamic...
NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold visits Palmachim Airbase in central Israel on April 4, is given a tour by a representative of the IAF's 200th UAV squadron. Credit: IDF.
As NASA astronaut Richard R. “Ricky” Arnold projected slides showing images of his time on board the International Space Station, a lecture hall filled with young Israel Air Force personnel sat spellbound, absorbing his every word. “You’re the officers of tomorrow—young airmen and airwomen. Your opportunities are limitless because of your experience,” Arnold told dozens of personnel at the Palmachim...
Part of a map published by the U.S. on Tuesday that shows the Golan Heights as Israeli territory | Photo: Twitter
Amid swirling speculation about the Trump administration’s so-called “deal of the century” for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, U.S. special envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt on Tuesday urged patience before its unveiling. “Jared & I sincerely appreciate all of the interest in our peace efforts over the past 2 yrs. But, we’re not going to reveal...
>By The White House [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
A coalition of 20 pro-Israel organizations sent a joint letter on Tuesday to U.S. President Donald Trump, asking him to let Israel decide on sovereignty. This was in response to nine Jewish groups calling on the president on Friday to stop Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was re-elected to a record fifth term last week, from carrying out his campaign promise to annex parts of...
The Notre Dame Cathedral fire, April 15, 2019. Credit: Screenshot.
Jihadis celebrated the destruction of large parts of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris in a devastating fire on April 15. Reactions by jihadis on social media refer to the cathedral as a symbol of Christianity and a major point of origin for the Crusades. Several describe the fire as punishment for various crimes attributed to France or to Christians...
Likud members and supporters celebrate Israel's election results at party headquarters in Tel Aviv on April 9, 2019. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.
With eight of 11 parties elected to the Knesset affirming to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin their support for election winner Benjamin Netanyahu, the recently re-elected prime minister now has the support of 61 Knesset members, enough to form a coalition. Though coalition talks are still underway, Netanyahu is believed to be likely to form a government comprised of the Likud...
Letter blocks. Credit: Max Pixel.
The families of eight children between the ages of three and four have accused a Jewish preschool in Washington, D.C., of sexual abuse against the children over a two-year period. A 74-count lawsuit filed in Superior Court for the District of Columbia on Monday accuses Washington Hebrew Congregation, including the head of the school, of allowing a teacher, Jordan Silverman, to...

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