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Hungary’s Orban Arrives in Israel Amid Criticism

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban arrived in Israel on Wednesday evening, amid criticism of his record as a right-wing politician who has exploited anti-Semitism in his country. Orban is being…

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Comptroller Warns of Major Earthquake Catastrophe

State Comptroller Yosef Shapira kept after the government on the issue of earthquake preparedness on Wednesday, with a report predicting that a major seismic event could result in upwards of…

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Report: Hamas to Suspend Balloon Terror Campaign

Hamas has decided to suspend, “in a gradual manner,” its campaign of balloon and kite terror against southern Israel, a report in the Palestinian Authority Al-Quds newspaper said Wednesday. The…

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Moetzes Sets Deadline With Regard to Draft Law

Following a request by the government to the High Court to postpone the deadline for a new military draft law for another seven months, the Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah of Agudas…

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Knesset Rolls Back Prime Minister’s War Powers

With the possibility of war with Hamas still threatening and the Syrian border area unstable, the Knesset on Tuesday rolled back a law passed earlier this year granting the prime…

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Egypt Leaning on Hamas to Halt Arson Terror

Egypt has been pressuring Hamas to put an end to the incendiary balloons and kites which have nearly provoked a major conflict in recent days, but Israel remains dissatisfied with…

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Row Over Alleged EU Support of Anti-Israel Groups

The European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has vigorously denied Israeli government reports that the E.U. is funding anti-Israel groups with ties to terrorists. Mogherini protested on July 5…

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Trump Calls Putin ‘Believer in Israel’

U.S. President Donald Trump continued to speak enthusiastically about the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, saying that it had been particularly beneficial for Israel. “We came to…

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Sixteen Terror Suspects Arrested Overnight Monday

IDF soldiers overnight Monday seized weapons that were to be used in terror attacks. Soldiers, working with police, discovered a cache of weapons in Arab villages in Gush Etzion. In…

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