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Israel tests high-speed train connecting Jerusalem-Tel Aviv

Israel’s transportation ministry tested the high-speed Jerusalem-Tel Aviv express train on Sunday, some six months before the line’s expected opening to passengers in April 2018.

ISIS, Iran and Israel

Paul Calvert spoke with Chris Mitchell from CBN News about his book 'ISIS, Iran and Israel,' about his experiences as a journalist on the front lines with the Kurdish military, what it was like living in Israel through the Intifada and why he stays living and reporting in the Middle East.

Netanyahu to Putin: Iran is increasing its efforts to establish its military foothold in...

Netanyahu met with Russia President Vladimir Putin in Sochi Wednesday alongside Mossad Director Yossi Cohen stating directly to the Russian President “Iran is increasing its efforts to establish its military foothold in Syria” and that Israel wants to “prevent a war” in the future.

Israel to stress concerns over Iran in Syria as Netanyahu, Putin meet

Iran's growing threat in Syria is expected to top the agenda when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday in the Black Sea city of Sochi.

Trump delegation arrives in Israel, Kushner to meet with Netanyahu and Abbas Thursday

President Trump’s Middle East delegation arrived in Israel Tuesday as part of a Middle East tour in efforts to push forward with the peace process.

Southern Israeli towns relax, rebuild after relative quiet

Southern Israeli communities are experiencing a boom of sorts in southern Israel as residents have relaxed a bit due to three years of relative quiet coming after years of near daily bombardment with rockets launched from Gaza.

Judicial Watch sues U.S. Govt. for records supporting BDS movement

Judicial Watch filed two Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits against the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to expose former President Barack Obama's support for the BDS movement against Israel.

Jewish Voice Ministries discriminatory genetic testing? 

While Messianic Jews are not deemed Jewish by the Ministry of Interior and subsequently many have been denied citizenship to Israel, one organization is on a quest to determine Jewishness through DNA testing.

The Canaanites were real – and they’re living in Lebanon!

"To everyone’s amazement, scientists have been able to extract DNA from the remains of ancient Canaanites buried in the Lebanese city of Sidon some 3,700 years ago – and they have made an astonishing discovery."

Netanyahu to meet with Putin in Sochi Wednesday, talks to center on Syria and...

Netanyahu will travel to Russia on Wednesday to discuss “the latest developments in the region” with the Russian president, the Prime Minister’s Office confirming the talks will center on the ceasefire and developments in Syria, as well as Iran’s efforts in the Middle East.

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