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King Abdullah to meet with Abbas in Ramallah Monday

King Abdullah II of Jordan will meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on Monday.

IDF’s new siren system pinpoints specific areas under rocket attack

The Home Front Command of the IDF has developed a siren system that can alert people in very specific areas of the need to take shelter from incoming rockets.

The Jaffa lynch attempt: A miracle denied

On July 29, an Israeli reporter and cameraman were nearly beaten to death during a Muslim funeral procession. Was the story censored by the media to promote an anti-Israel agenda, to protect Muslim relationships… or to avoid discussing the mysterious circumstances of their escape?

Israel connects sewage pipe from Gaza

Israel has built a pipe to funnel sewage away from the Gaza Strip and on to a sewage treatment plant in the Israeli border city of Sderot. This action follows Gaza’s own sewage treatment facility shutting down due to a drastic reduction in electricity there.

Israel to construct underground barrier on border with Sinai

The underground barrier will take a year and a half to construct, the first phase to span a kilometer. The underground barrier will increase to three kilometers total, the project estimated at costing $940 million.

Israel uncovers Hamas money laundering operation through Turkey and Gaza into Hebron

Reports of the money laundering were cleared for publication Thursday by Israel’s Internal Security Agency (Shin Bet) that has been investigating the operation for months.

Israel asked to recognize ISIS killings of Yazidis as genocide

A 24-year-old Yazidi woman, once taken as a sex slavery by Islamic State, is asking Israel to recognize that the atrocities that ISIS committed against her people in Iraq amounts to genocide.

Report: Iran paid for food baskets for Palestinian rioters, fueling Temple Mount tension

According to an intelligence official from the Palestinian Authority, tension at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem was directly fueled by Iran, the Iranian government reportedly funding the distribution of food packages to Palestinian rioters.

PA increases funding for terrorism to $355M, rewarding those who kill Jews

The Palestinian Authority just increased part of its budget that pays convicted terrorists and their families. The move comes despite pressure from the United States to end the practice.

President Trump debriefed on Temple Mount crisis

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman met with President Trump at the White House on Monday to talk about the two weeks that followed the July 14 terror attack on the Temple Mount.

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