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US finally cancels 68-year-old Iran friendship treaty

When Iran took American embassy staff hostage in 1979, President Carter kept it. When Iran bombed a base in Lebanon that killed hundreds of Marines, Reagan kept it. When Iran bombed an ...

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180 missiles fired at Israel from Gaza overnight

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More than 180 missiles were fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel overnight, injuring nearly twenty people including a woman who remains in critical condition. Sirens began blaring across Israeli communities ...

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With closer ties, Egypt will now buy Israeli natural gas

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JERUSALEM, Israel – Egypt is poised to begin importing natural gas from Israel early in 2019. The $1.5 billion deal signed last February will hopefully benefit both countries. Between 2011 and 2014, ...

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Hamas forced into cease fire after Israeli response to rockets

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Gaza’s terrorist Hamas rulers said Saturday they had accepted a cease-fire ending a massive Israeli onslaught on militant positions after an Israeli soldier was shot dead. The concession by Hamas, which has ...

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Why Israelis are rooting for good U.S. and Russian relations

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As far as much of the American public is concerned, the timing for U.S. President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin couldn’t be worse. The indictments of 12 Russian military ...

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Muslims unite with Christians to save Iraqi church

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It may be a new day in Iraq. After many of the country’s Christians fled the nation or were killed after the American-led invasion, some are seeing new hope in cooperation with ...

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Yazidis seek rescue of women and children enslaved by ISIS

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While most former ISIS strongholds in Iraq and Syria have been liberated in the last 18 months, several thousand kidnapped women and children of the Yazidi minority group remain unaccounted for and ...

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Presbyterian Church USA continues attacks on Israel

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The Presbyterian Church USA passed several resolutions critical of Israel during the denomination’s 223rd General Assembly held in St. Louis, Mo. The church assembly consists of commissioners elected by the individual presbyteries ...

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Plot to assassinate Israel Prime Minister, attack U.S. Embassy stopped

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JERUSALEM, Israel – The Israel Security Agency has arrested a 3-member terror cell led by a Syrian-based terrorist planning to assassinate Israeli leaders, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jerusalem Mayor Nir ...

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Israeli Kindergarten targeted with mortars by Hamas-controlled Gaza

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An Israeli Kindergarten has come under attack from mortar shells fired by Hamas from the Palestinian-controlled Gaza strip. The latest incident of attacks on Israel was not widely reported in the media ...

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Surprise! Congress agrees with Trump on Jerusalem move

Below is a list of statements from members of Congress following the administration’s Dec. 6 announcement that the United States will now officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel: U.S. Senate: ...

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Remembering 9/11 From the Middle East

By Dwight Widaman |  Amman, Jordan –The Muslim call to prayer can wake you up at 4:16 in the morning, even on the eighth floor of your hotel. The heavy glass windows ...

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