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The Palestinian Authority says they didn’t agree to stop paying terrorists

Tillerson said he conveyed President Trump's opposition to paying terrorists and had been assured of the pending policy change in closed-door meetings with P.A. officials in Bethlehem. The P.A., in turn, denied agreeing to any such thing.

Advanced imaging reveals First Temple era inscription unnoticed for half a century

Using an interdisciplinary approach and Multispectral imaging, researchers from Tel Aviv University’s and Mathematics and Archeology departments were able to decipher the ”hidden” text. The antiquity dates back to around 600 CE. from Nebuchadnezzar’s destruction of the Kingdom of Judah.

Israel’s culture minister makes political statement through dress

Although Regev’s action provoked anger in some circles, the Jewish Museum in Berlin requested permission to display her dress in an exhibition on Jerusalem that will be “dedicated to the holy city of Jews, Christians and Muslims.”

Protest on opening night of Jerusalem Encounter conference

The first night of the Fellowship of Israel Related Ministries (FIRM) Jerusalem Encounter conference was marred by a short and minor protest by some orthodox Jews who were in the same building.

China turning to Israel for high-tech investment

China’s investments in Israel’s cyber security and medical technology devices have reached a record high of $16.5 billion, an increase seen since U.S. President Donald Trump introduced tighter regulations on international investment.

Israel agrees to cut power supplies to Gaza, Hamas threatens violent reprisal

Hamas threatened a violent response if Israel agrees to cut power to the Gaza Strip, as the ongoing power struggle continues between the Gaza-based Palestinian terror group and its Ramallah-based rival, Fatah.

Israel launches ‘Iron Dome of Truth’ to combat BDS

Israel has launched 4iL, an internet campaign aimed at providing accurate information about Israel and combatting the BDS movement (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) online.

Report: Israel hack of ISIS computers source of Trump intelligence shared with Russia

The sources of the intelligence, a former and current US official, provided additional details to what was reported in May of Islamic extremists developing bombs that could be hidden in laptop computers. The intelligence led to bans numerous airlines on laptop computers on flights.

UNRWA discovers tunnel under Gaza school

A tunnel that reportedly belongs to Hamas has been discovered underneath a Gaza boys’ school run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
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‘No longer the United Nations punching bag’: Why hope is rising in Israel

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley visited Israel this week and declared the time of Israel being bullied at the U.N. is over. Haley found Israeli leaders eager to thank her for the new role she's playing.

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