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‘Dawn of a New Middle East’: Trump Presides over Signing of UAE, Bahrain & Israel historic deals

Trump: We’re here this afternoon to change the course of history. After decades of division & conflict we mark the dawn of a new Middle East

13 Israelis Injured by Rocket Fire as Peace Deals Signed

13 people were injured by Rocket fire from Gaza into southern Israel as Netanyahu signed normalization deals with the UAE and Bahrain.

Significant Damage Reported After Israeli Strike Near Aleppo

At least 2 buildings were damaged in a Israeli airstrike; One of the primary targets revealed to be a missile production facility.

US: Serbia to designate Hezbollah entirely as a terror organization

The United States on Sunday welcomed Serbia’s decision to designate Hezbollah in its entirety as a terrorist organization. It called on the European...

Full Lockdown Beginning Rosh Hashanah Night & Encompass Yom Kippur

Coronavirus Cabinet decided to institute a full lockdown of Israel beginning the first night of Rosh Hashannah, encompassing Yom Kippur.

Huckabee Blasts ‘Frightening’ Bias Against Israel in the Media & Academia

Huckabee warned of systematic attacks waged in the media and on campuses against the Bible, and against a biblical understanding of Israel.

Evangelical Malawi President Positions to be First African Country to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

The president’s announcement on Friday, if carried out, would mark Malawi as the first African country to place its embassy in Jerusalem

Chad Considering Embassy in Jerusalem

“I do not only want to mark the relations between our countries, but to promote them even more,” Netanyahu said.

San Francisco University to Host Palestinian Terrorist, Airplane Hijacker Leila Khaled

San Francisco State University to host woman who played critical role in airplane hijackings as member of US-designated terrorist org. PFLP

Netanyahu: Kosovo, Serbia to Open Embassies in Jerusalem

Netanyahu said Friday that Kosovo agreed to open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem, making it the 1st country with a Muslim majority to do so

Bahrain to Allow Flights Between Israel and the UAE to Enter Its Airspace

Another Gulf state takes a step in ties with Israel; This follows a similar move by Saudi Arabia to allow Israeli flights in their airspace.

Iranian Air Defense Systems Reportedly Deployed Near Border of Lebanon & Syria

Reports reveal Iranian air defense systems deployed near border between Syria & Lebanon to target Israeli aircraft seeking to enter the area

Netanyahu: Palestinians No Longer Have a Veto on Peace

“If we had to wait for the Palestinians, we would have to wait forever. But no longer,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday.

UAE President Calls for Cancellation of Law that Boycotts Israel, Improving Ties

UAE President called for the cancellation of a law that boycotts the Jewish State, making way for ties to improve between the two countries.

Arson Balloons from Gaza Spark 23 Fires in Southern Israel

Airborne incendiary devices launched from Gaza sparked at least 23 fires in southern Israel on Saturday according to Israel’s Fire & Rescue.

Israel Says Turkey is Granting Passports to Hamas Members

Turkey's growing support for the designated terror group Hamas is said to be fracturing diplomatic ties with both Israel & the US.

Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza Threatens ‘Explosion’ if Blockade Continues

Palestinian Islamic Jihad have increased their rocket and arson attacks against Israel; Israel responds by closing crossings sparking threats

State Revokes Medical License of Muslim who Threatened Jews with ‘Wrong Meds’

The Ohio State Medical Board has revoked the medical license of a woman who took to social media with a threat to give "wrong meds" to Jews.

Rabbi Killed in Stabbing Attack in Central Israel, Palestinian Arrested

A Palestinian from the occupied West Bank fatally stabbed an Israeli rabbi on a street in the central Israeli on Wednesday, police said.

Israel Attacks Hezbollah in Lebanon After Shots Fired at Troops Near Border

Israeli warplanes struck Hezbollah targets near the border early Wednesday after shots where fired from Lebanon at IDF Tuesday Night.

IDF Strikes Multiple Hamas Target in Gaza After Fires Started by Incendiary Balloons

IDF responds with strikes in Gaza overnight after several projectiles were launched earlier in the day leading to several fires in Israel.

Sudan & Israel Say Talks Underway for Deal to Normalize Ties

Sudan expresses interest in peace deal with Israel, saying creation of diplomatic ties between the two could be signed by the end of the year

Report Finds Facebook Promoting Holocaust Denial on Platform

Facebook has long been accused of allowing Holocaust denial but a recent study claims computer algorithms on the platform actually promote it

Kushner: The First Time Israel has Agreed to a Map of a Palestinian State; Exchange of Territories

Kushner: "Israel has made a very generous proposal for the establishment of a Palestinian state, including an exchange of territories."

Following UAE, Lebanon’s President Opens Door to Possible Peace Talks with Israel

Lebanese President hints at possibility of peace talks with the Jewish State following the newfound relationship between Israel & the UAE.

‘Abraham Accords’: Israel, UAE Reach Historic Agreement Brokered by Trump Administration

The peace deal was the product of lengthy discussions between Israel, the UAE and the United States that accelerated recently, White House officials said.

Lithuania Officially Designates Hezbollah as a Terrorist Organization

The European country now recognizes both the military and political wings of Hezbollah as terror entities.

Israel Says it Fended off North Korean Hack Attempt Against Defense Industry

The Defense Ministry on Wednesday said hackers from a group linked to the North Korean government targeted Israeli defense officials.

Canada’s Lebanon Relief Fund Includes Group Banned In Multiple Countries For Ties to Hamas

A charity accused of Hamas ties is among charities announced as partners in the Canadian government's Lebanon Relief Fund.

Polish-Language Newspaper in Canada Blames Jews for the Pandemic

A Polish-language newspaper publishes article blaming Jews for COVID; An organization fighting antisemitism, has filed a police complaint over the article.

IDF Strikes Hamas Site in Gaza After Arson Balloons Spark Fires in South

Israeli aircraft bombed a Hamas site in Gaza Thursday night after terrorists launched balloons carrying explosives & incendiary devices into Israel.

IDF Neutralizes 4 Hezbollah Members After Attempting to Plant Explosives Near the Golan

Hezbollah was spotted by the Israel Defense Forces attempting to plant improvised explosive devices near Israel’s border with Syria, the Golan

Netanyahu, Pompeo Put Trump Peace Plan Back on the Table

After weeks of silence on Trump’s peace plan, Netanyahu & Pompeo put it back on the agenda in remarks to the relaunch of the Knesset Christian Allies Caucus

Vogue Arabia Showcases Artists Who Erase Israel Off The Map

Western media outlet Vogue Arabia features series of Israel-free maps under the pretence of “artistic protest” against the Jewish State.

IDF Thwarts Hezbollah Terror Cell Infiltration Along Border with Lebanon

The IDF thwarted a Hezbollah terror attack near Mount Dov along the border with Lebanon on Monday; IDF spokesman: "We have some tense days ahead."

Netanyahu Issues Warning to Lebanon & Syria as Tension Grows Amid Israeli Strike on Hezbollah Targets

Netanyahu warns the 2 northern nations after an exchange of fire on Friday; Tensions are growing after Israel killed a Hezbollah member near Damascus.

Bodies of 286 Jews Murdered in Holocaust Found in Ukraine Basement

The bodies of 286 Jewish people, mostly women and children, were found in a basement below the town square's marketplace in Sataniv, Ukraine.

Iran Terror Proxy Hezbollah Threatens Israel After Member Killed Near Damascus

A member of the Mediterranean-based terror group was killed in an Israeli airstrike on Monday, resulting in threats towards the Jewish State.

Anti-Semitism On The Rise: ‘Jews Should No Longer Stay in Germany’

Nine months after the attack on the small Jewish community in Germany, local leaders say anti-Semitism is now on the rise.

Democrat Senators Push Measure That Could Block Israel from Defending Itself Against Terror

More than a dozen senators are supporting an amendment quietly added to this year’s defense bill that some say could endanger Israel now and in the future

U.S. General: War with Israel Would Be ‘Great Mistake’ for Hezbollah

Attacking Israel would be a “great mistake” for Hezbollah, US general touring the region said, adding it wouldn't end well for the Iran-backed terror group

Missouri Joins 31 Other States in Passing Anti-BDS Legislation

Missouri joins Nevada, Minnesota and Alabama, among others, in passing legislation preventing the state from contracting with companies that boycott Israel.

World Zionist Organization offers plan to bring French Jews to Israel Amid Rising Anti-Semitism

The WZO has presented to Israel a plan to bring French Jews to Israel as Jewish People in France face increasing Anti-Semitism and seek to re-locate.

Black Lives Matter stands against Israel

BLM protests have continued their call for defunding police departments, but they have since added a new target for their anger— the Jewish state of Israel.

Egypt, Jordan, France & Germany Warn Annexation May Hurt Ties with Israel

The FMs of Egypt, Jordan, France & Germany on Tuesday jointly stated their vehement opposition to Israel’s plan to unilaterally annex parts of the West Bank

Iran Vows to Stand by Hamas in Destroying Israel

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vowed on Monday to fight with the Palestinians against Israel until the Jewish state's demise.

Ofek 16 – Israel Launches New Spy Satellite into Space on Monday

Israel launched their new spy satellite into space Monday; This satellite will allow Israel to better monitor Iranian activity in the region.

Anti-Semitic Toronto Restaurant says ‘Zionists Not Welcome’

B’nai Brith Canada calls on Jewish community to take action against restraunt using anti-Semitic tropes & posted pro-terrorist content on social media.

IDF Strikes Hamas Outpost in Gaza Strip After Rockets Fired at Israel

Israeli aircraft reportedly struck Hamas positions in Gaza after 3 rockets were fired from the Hamas-run enclave towards southern Israel on Sunday night.

At Brooklyn Pro-Palestine Rally, Calls to Eliminate Both Israel & United States

At a pro-Palestinian demonstration in Brooklyn participants called “Death to Israel,” “Death to America” & “From Gaza to Minnesota, globalize the Intifada!”

50% of Swiss Jews Faced Anti-Semitic Abuse in Past Five Years – Study

A recent study in switzerland shows, of 500 Swiss Jews that were questioned, half reported having been targeted with antisemitic abuse in the past 5 years.