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Belgian Protesters at Anti-Annexation Rally Call for ‘War Against Jews’

Protesters at an anti-annexation rally in Belgium Sunday were heard shouting anti-Semitic chants including calling for “war against the Jews in the streets”

Violence & Antisemitism: Groups in U.S. Call for ‘Day of Rage’ Rallies Against Israel

"There is every reason to believe that the planned July 1 ‘Day of Rage’ will be a day of violence and antisemitism, commensurate with… the word ‘rage,'"

Israel’s Planned West Bank Annexation is a ‘Declaration of War,’ says Hamas

Israel’s planned annexation of parts of the West Bank constitutes a “declaration of war,” a spokesperson for Hamas said in a speech on Thursday.

UK Labour Education Spokeswoman Fired for Sharing Anti-Semitic Conspiracy

British opposition Labour Party leader fired his education spokeswoman Thursday after she shared what he called an "antisemitic conspiracy theory."

Israeli Bus Driver Fired For Preaching Gospel to Passengers

An Israeli bus driver fired for sharing the Gospel with passengers, after anti-missionary group demanded the bus company act urgently to halt the driver.

Turkey Rejects Egypt’s Call for a Ceasefire in Libya

Egypt proposed a ceasefire on Wednesday that was rejected by Turkey soon after; This suggestion from Egypt was welcomed by both Russia and the UAE.

Standoff in the Mediterranean – Greece Confronts Turkish Cargo Ship, Turkey Issues Warning

Grecian military stands in the way of Turkish cargo ship making its way to Libya on Wednesday; Greece would later fall back after Turkey issued a warning.

ICC Prosecutor: Israel War Crimes Probe Can Go On Despite Oslo Accords

In brief filed by Czech Republic supporting Israel, they argued the Oslo Accords give Israel exclusive jurisdiction over criminal issues in West Bank.

Pompeo Hints at ‘Series of Announcements’ Coming Against ICC

Pompeo: I think the ICC and world will see we're determined to prevent having Americans and our friends and allies in Israel hauled in by this corrupt ICC

Rocket Attack On US Embassy Baghdad – Report

Media in Iraq reported sirens and a rocket attack on the US embassy in Baghdad Tuesday morning. Sirens were heard after two in the morning.

SNL’s Michael Che Jokes ‘Miss Hitler’ Pageant Winner is Miss Israel

GoDaddy suspended the account of the Miss Hitler contest earning praise from the ADC which called it “a triumph of good over evil,” the Algemeiner reported.

The United Nations Human Rights Council Praises Iran

A majority of countries contributing to this travesty of the truth made a mockery of human rights by treating Iran as shining example of those values.

Report: Israel Strikes Pro-Iranian Militia Base in Syria

Syria accused Israel of carrying out pre-dawn airstrikes near Damascus, saying that its air defences units had engaged "incoming Israeli warplane activity."

Reports Claim Iran may have Lost Nearly 15,000 People Including 17 Officials due to Coronavirus

The NCRI, in its daily update using sources on the ground in the country, stated Monday that it has evidence of over 14,200 dying of coronavirus nationwide.

Israeli doctor in Italy: We no longer Allow those Over 60 Access to Respiratory Machines

Israeli medical doctor told Israeli television that in northern Italy the instructions are to not allow those over 60 access to respiratory machines.

A Person Dies of Coronavirus Every 10 minutes in Iran, Country’s Health Ministry says

Iran’s health ministry said that a person is dying of coronavirus every ten minutes as caseloads continue to rise and hospitals reach a breaking point.

Satellite Images Reveal Mass Graves Being Prepared in Iran Amid Coronavirus Death Toll

Newly released satellite images reveal Iran has been preparing mass graves for victims of the Coronavirus; The Regime accused of covering up real death toll

Netanyahu Calls for Emergency Unity Government to Combat Coronavirus

PM Netanyahu called on Blue & White leader Benny Gantz to join him in the establishment of an emergency unity government on Thursday to confront coronavirus.

Hezbollah Leader Hassan Nasrallah Reported to Have Contracted CoVid-19

Hezbollah’s leader is reported Tuesday to have contracted the coronavirus after meeting with a group of delegates from Iran.

Israel limits gatherings to 100 people as coronavirus cases climb to 97

Events & gatherings exceeding 100 attendees will be banned in the government’s latest measure to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus inside Israel.

2 More AIPAC Attendees Test Positive for Coronavirus, Bringing Total to 5

At least five people have tested positive for the coronavirus after returning from last week’s AIPAC policy conference, including attendees from Cleveland and Toronto.

Interactive TV Show Gives Iranian Christians a Voice

Through an interactive satellite TV program called “Signal,” members of the country’s underground church have the opportunity to share their stories.

Netanyahu, Pence Agree to Collaborate to Fight Coronavirus Spread

PM Netanyahu & US Vice Pres. Pence spoke Sunday about collaborating to fight the spread of the coronavirus, according to the Prime Minister's Office.

Israeli Researchers on the Brink of Providing a Vaccine for Coronavirus

Israeli researchers find breakthrough that could lead to a coronavirus vaccine; say it should be ready within months to help combat the virus.

Israel Issues Travel Warning for Italy, Weighing Quarantine for Returnees

Israel on Monday issued a travel advisory for Italy, after cases of the Coronavirus surged in the country leaving +50,000 people in lockdown.

Rocket Fire Continues After Islamic Jihad Announces Unilateral Ceasefire

20+ rockets fired towards Israel Sunday after Hamas & PIJ threatened to avenge death of terrorist by IDF after he tried to plant explosives at border fence

Iran’s Government and Media Lied about Coronavirus Outbreak, Riots Erupt

Iranians are scared and angry as their government has been lying and their media instructed not to report on the coronavirus outbreak as it rapidly spreads.

Security forces use tear gas as Lebanon protesters attempted to block confidence vote

Protesters tried to stop a confidence vote in parliament Tuesday on the new government they say fails to address demands & cannot rescue the ailing country

American Contractor Kidnapped in Afghanistan by Taliban-linked Terror Group – Report

US contractor was kidnapped by Taliban-associated militants in Afghanistan prompting a nationwide search involving the FBI and State Department - report

Twitter Wars: Trump and Khameini exchange jabs following Iran protests

The ayatollah said in a tweet that "the villainous US govt repeatedly says that they are standing by the Iranian ppl. They lie."

Five rockets fired on US army base in Iraq

The attack has been described as "fierce," with one rocket landing near the gates according to the BBC, but reportedly no rocket hit the base itself.

Franklin Graham: Thank you President for showing restraint; despite pressure to respond with a quick, heavy hand

Franklin Graham took to Facebook today following his address to the nation in response to Iranian missile strikes targetting US forces in the region.

Iran Refuses to hand over Black Boxes from Ukraine Airliner that Crashed, Killing 176

Iran is refusing to hand over for analysis the black boxes from a Ukrainian airliner that crashed near Tehran to the plane’s manufacturer Boeing, Iranian media said Wednesday.

Ukranian plane crashes in Iran after takeoff, 176 people on board; reports indicate no survivors

A Ukrainian airliner with at least 180 people on board crashed on Wednesday due to technical problems soon after taking off from Tehran's Imam Khomeini airport, Iran's official news agency IRNA reported.