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  1. Dimona teenagers win 4'th place overall for Israel in robotic...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Jerusalem Post

    A team of high school students from the city of Dimona in the Negev won fourth place while representing Israel in an international robotics competition last week in Mexico City. The team, from Dimona's Lehman High School, which calls itself 'Black Magic 11901', sent twelve participants to the FIRST Global Challenge, an annual competition where nearly 200 teams from around the world power through challenges using prebuilt robots.


  2. Jane Birkin to headline 'Francofolies' festival in AshdodAmir Haddad, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Jerusalem Post

    British actress Jane Birkin poses during a photocall at the 66th Venice Film Festival September 7, 2009. Birkin stars in the film "36 vues du Pic Saint Loup", directed by Jacques Rivette..


  3. Eid al-Adha 2018: Everything you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Daily Mail

    Millions of Muslims around the world have just begun celebrating Eid al-Adha, one of the holiest holidays of the Islamic faith. The event is observed by Muslims worldwide and includes celebrating with prayer, meals with friends and family members and more.


  4. August 21, 2018 Trump vows 'no concessions' with Turkey over detained U.S. pastorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jerusalem Post

    US President Donald Trump reacts to a question during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, US, August 20, 2018. WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump ruled out agreeing to any demands from Turkey to gain the release of a detained American pastor in an interview to Reuters Monday.


  5. Episcopal Diocese apologizes for bishop's comments about Israeli soldiersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    ... described." The council also thanked AJC New England, a Jewish advocacy group, and the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America for their "positive impact on the Diocese leadership during their consideration of these events." The ...


  6. Police open probe into funeral of Umm al-Fahm attackerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Jerusalem Post

    The scene of August 17's attempted stabbing attack in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City. The scene of August 17's attempted stabbing attack in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City.


  7. Corbyn met with group of Hamas extremists in PARLIAMENTRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Daily Mail

    ... being smuggled to terror groups in Gaza, and led a boycott of Holocaust Memorial Day That visit was organised by Middle East Monitor (MEMO), a pro-Palestinian pressure group which was also behind the meeting in Parliament at which Corbyn rubbed ...


  8. Gaza security Liberman: Israel is operating in accordance with the reality on the groundRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Jerusalem Post

    Israel is operating in regards to Gaza in accordance with the reality on the ground, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said Tuesday as reports continue to surface about an emerging ceasefire between Israel and Hamas . "I have heard countless stories and rumors about Israel's arrangement with Hamas, and I repeat, we are talking to the Egyptians, the UN and the international community.


  9. August 21, 2018 Hamas leader Haniyeh: 'Gaza on the way to ending the blockade'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Ismail Haniyeh said Tuesday, "Gaza is on the way to ending the blockade thanks to your resilient ...


  10. No interruption in Turkey-US military relations, says PentagonRead the original story

    28 min ago | Turkish Daily News

    Despite the growing tensions between the United States and Turkey, the Pentagon said the military relationship between Washington and Ankara has not deteriorated. "There has been no interruption in our relationship with Turkey at all," U.S. Army Col Rob Manning told reporters on Aug. 20 when asked if the tit-for-tat tariffs were impacting ties with the NATO ally, CNBC reported.


  11. Prof Amartey challenges graduates to uphold values of integrityRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, Aug. 20, GNA - Professor Abednego Feehi Okoe Amartey, Vice-Chancellor, University of Professional Studies, Accra , has challenged graduates to uphold the values of integrity and professionalism. "Be above reproach and take the moral high ground.


  12. How Did A Youth Group Rabbi Become David Friedman's Top Aide At Embassy In Israel?Read the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Forward

    David Friedman's nomination as President Trump's ambassador to Israel raised a lot of eyebrows last year - not only due to Friedman's harsh condemnations of liberal Jewish groups and his financial support for Israeli settlements, but also because his background was in bankruptcy law and not international relations or diplomacy, as was true of all ambassadors before him. Friedman's choice of Aryeh Lightstone as a senior adviser drew less attention a few months later, but if anything, Lightstone came even more out of left field - a Yeshiva University-ordained rabbi who has variously worked as a Jewish youth group leader, educational technology consultant and would-be casino developer.


  13. Anti-dollar mavericks can't win just yetRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | The Japan Times

    The dismal performance of the Turkish lira and the Russian ruble is strong evidence of how even relatively low-octane U.S. sanctions or the threat of harsher ones can hurt an economy. But could the United States be going too far with the weaponization of its economic advantage? Could its aggressive use of sanctions end up undermining the dollar's global dominance? To listen to the loud noises coming from Ankara and Moscow, that's exactly what's happening.


  14. Will what happens in Turkey stay in Turkey?Read the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | The Japan Times

    The pertinent and unanswerable question about Turkey is whether the country's present economic turmoil is an isolated event, mostly confined to Turkey itself, or whether it portends a larger economic convulsion that shakes markets around the world. Among economists and other experts, there's no consensus.


  15. Senior Turkish official claims 'Jewish bankers' run the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    A veteran Turkish politician has drawn criticism over the past few days, after he accused "Zionist bankers" of conspiring to dominate the world and claimed a small cadre of Jews had destroyed the American monetary system. Burhan Kuzu, a founding member of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, had served as a member of the Turkish parliament until this June's election.


  16. Lucid Motors could gain funding from Saudi ArabiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    According to a Reuters report, the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia is in talks to invest in Lucid Motors. This comes following an earlier report that Tesla is looking to go private with the backing of the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund.


  17. Muslims Reach Near 18% of Israela s PopulationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Jewish Press

    While Muslims comprised 4.9% of Europe's population in 2016, in 2017 they reached 17.8% of Israel's population, with an annual growth rate of 2.5%. In honor of Eid al-Adha , Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics issued a report on the Israeli Muslim community in facts and figures: By the end of 2017, the Muslim population in Israel reached 1,562,000, a growth of 38,000 compared with the end of 2016.


  18. Hamas: The goal is to 'liberate' JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Hamas terror group says main goal of conflict with Israel is to 'liberate Palestine ' - Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque first and foremost. In a statement marking the 49th anniversary of the arson attack on the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Hamas stressed that the heart of the conflict with Israel lies in the goal of "liberating the land of Palestine and the holy sites of Islam and Christianity, chief among them the city of Al-Quds and the Al-Aqsa Mosque."


  19. Did the IDF try to conceal attempted attack on soldiers?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Did the IDF try to hide an attempt to attack IDF soldiers in the northern Gaza Strip yesterday? A terrorist armed with Kalashnikov and grenades tried to infiltrate Israeli territory in the Zikim area at 7 am and carry out an attack against the forces working to build the sea barrier. According to Yediot Aharonot, Lieutenant General Omri, the commander of the Rotem Battalion and another company commander from the Givati - - Brigade charged the terrorist and killed him from a range of about 16 yards.


  20. White House: U.S. Will Pay 'Nothing' for Pastor's ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WorthyNews

    Key advocates pressing Turkey for the release of a U.S. pastor and several other U.S. diplomats are praising the Trump administration for refusing to negotiate with Ankara about U.S. sanctions relief even as they acknowledge an impasse in the efforts to win the Americans' freedom. Trump administration officials on Monday confirmed that they rejected an offer from Turkey to release Pastor Andrew Brunson and other U.S. citizens held on disputed terrorism charges in exchange for the U.S. government backing away from an investigation into a major Turkish bank, which the U.S. has accused of violating U.S. sanctions against Iran.