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Israeli Seriously Wounded in Jerusalem Terror Stabbing

A wounded man is wheeled into a hospital in Jerusalem following a shooting attack on a religious school in the city in which at least eight students were killed on March 6, 2008. Some 35 people were wounded in the attack on the Merkaz Harav Yeshiva in the predominantly Jewish west Jerusalem tonight, the Magen David Adom rescue service said. Public television said two Palestinians were killed when they attacked the school in the Kyriat Moshe neighbourhood, and that many people were wounded. AFP PHOTO/DAVID VAAKNIN (Photo credit should read DAVID VAAKNIN/AFP/Getty Images)
A Turkish tourist stabbed and seriously injured an Israeli security guard in the Old City of Jerusalem on Sunday, medics said.

Palestinian Officials Claim White House Delaying Peace Plan Until Abbas Leaves Office

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The US administration is delaying the announcement of its Middle East peace plan because it believes the proposal would have a greater chance of success after a new leader replaces long-time Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, a senior Palestinian official was quoted as saying Saturday.

IDF Destroys Hamas Post After Bomb Detonates Near Israeli Border

Israeli Merkava tanks roll near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as they return from the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave on August 5, 2014, after Israel announced that all of its troops had withdrawn from Gaza.
A bomb planted near the Israel-Gaza border exploded Saturday, causing no casualties, the military said. In response, Israeli tanks destroyed a Hamas post in the area.

Two Israeli Soldiers Killed, 2 Wounded in Palestinian Car-Ramming Terror Rampage

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A Palestinian driver hit four Israeli soldiers with his car Friday afternoon, killing an officer and a soldier and seriously injuring the others, outside the Mevo Dotan settlement in the northern West Bank.

While Begging World for Money, Palestinian Officials Spend Big at 5-Star Hotel

A Palestinian Bedouin woman washes a bowl on October 22, 2013 at an encampment where she lives with her family in tents amid harsh living conditions with no electricity in southern Gaza City.
With the US announcing cuts in aid money to the Palestinians, one might think the Palestinian Authority would try to cut expenses, but an invoice from a hotel stay by top Palestinian officials this month indicates the exact opposite.

UN Rates Israel 11th Happiest Country, U.S. Ranked 18th

Hovi Star representing Israel celebrates as he advances to the grand final, after qualifying in the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden, on May 12, 2016.
Israel has retained its spot as the 11th happiest country in the world for the fifth year running, according to the United Nations’ annual “World Happiness Report,” published Wednesday.

Iran Signs $742 Million Oil Deal with Russian Company

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2007 file photo, a worker repairs a part of a unit of the Tehran oil refinery, in Tehran, Iran. A series of fires at Iranian petrochemical plants and facilities have raised suspicions about hacking potentially playing a role in the blazes. Iran officially insists the six known blazes this summer weren’t the result of a cyberattack. However, authorities themselves saying that “viruses had contaminated” equipment at several of the affected complexes. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Wednesday signed a $742 million (600 million euro) deal with Russian state-owned energy firm Zarubezhneft to boost production at two oil fields in the country’s west.

‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’ Dies at 96, Before He Can Serve Term

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BERLIN, Germany — A former Nazi SS guard dubbed the “Bookkeeper of Auschwitz” has died at the age of 96, nearly three years after his conviction for being an accessory to murder, German media said Monday.

Report: Trump Will Soon Release Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan

US President Donald Trump is expected to present his peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict soon, The New York Times reported Monday, citing three Trump administration officials.

WATCH: Palestinian Official – Israel ‘Summarily Executes’ Children

JERUSALEM - Israel was built on the bodies of the Palestinian children it murdered, the host of a program recently aired on official Palestinian Authority TV declared, a claim that was echoed by a senior Palestinian official who was interviewed on the show and charged the Jewish state with the "summary executions" of children.

Iran Sentences Unnamed British-Iranian to 6 Years for Spying

An Iranian hard line student chants as she holds the names of Bahraini Shiite Muslim protesters who were sentenced to death and life in prison by Bahraini military court outside the Bahrain embassy in Tehran on April 30, 2011, during a protest to commemorate the people who were killed in Bahrain uprising. AFP PHOTO/BEHROUZ MEHRI (Photo credit should read BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)
An unnamed British-Iranian national has been sentenced to six years in prison on spying charges, the official news agency of Iran’s judiciary reported Sunday, the latest dual national convicted in the country.

Breitbart’s Aaron Klein: Belief in Two-State Solution Fits Definition of Insanity

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Continued belief in the so-called two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a symptom of mental illness and fits the textbook definition of delusional, exclaimed Breitbart Jerusalem bureau chief Aaron Klein on his weekend talk radio program.

Guatemala to Follow Trump’s Lead and Move Embassy to Jerusalem in May

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales (L), shown with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) in 2016, said he spoke with Netanyahu before announcing that his country's embassy in the Jewish state will move to Jerusalem
Guatemala’s president told the AIPAC Policy Conference on Sunday night that he will move his country’s embassy to Jerusalem in May, and that the relocation will take place two days after the United States moves its embassy to the holy city, to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding.

Netanyahu Seeking Trump Visit to Israel for U.S. Embassy Opening in Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will discuss the possibility of President Donald Trump attending the May opening of the United States embassy in Jerusalem amid his four day visit to the US, where he will also given an address at the annual AIPAC convention.

Hamas Praises ‘Brave And Heroic’ Car-Ramming Terror Attack

Sheikh Hassan Yousef (C), a prominent leader of the Hamas Islamic movement, holds the party's flag and talks on a phone following his release on January 19, 2014 after spending 28 months in Israel's Ofer prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah. Yousef, who is also a member of the Ramallah-based Palestinian Legislative Council, told reporters after being released that he would work with Hamas rivals 'Fatah and other Palestinian factions to achieve reconciliation.' AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)
The Palestinian terrorist group Hamas on Sunday praised a “brave and heroic” car-ramming attack in Acre earlier in the day that left four Israelis injured.

French Publisher Determined to Reprint Celine’s Anti-Semitic Rants

AFP/File | Louis-Ferdinand Celine is regarded as one of France's most prominent -- and controversial -- modern novelists
PARIS -  The head of France's most prestigious publishing house said Sunday he still wanted to reprint a collection of violently anti-Semitic pamphlets by Louis-Ferdinand Celine.

WATCH: After Interrogation, Netanyahu ‘More Sure Than Ever Before — There Will Be Nothing’

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After completing a five-hour questioning session by police Friday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he felt “more sure than ever before” that “nothing” will come of the latest corruption investigation.

Benjamin and Sara Netanyahu Grilled for Hours in Bezeq Probe

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, and his wife Sara, left, stand beside Vice-President Gabriela Michetti on the site of the former Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. The Bombing of the Israeli embassy on 1992 killed more than a dozen and left hundreds injured. Netanyahu is on a two day official visit to Argentina. (AP Photo/ HO Argentina- Vice Presidency)
Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife for several hours on Friday over corruption allegations that threaten the rightwing premier's long tenure.

German Village Votes to Keep Nazi-Era ‘Hitler Bell’ as Memorial

The church bell embossed with a swastika and the text: 'Everything for the Fatherland Adolf Hitler' in the Jakobskirche village church pictured on June 13, 2017 in Herxheim, Germany. For 82 years the 1930s-era church bell, cast when Germany was ruled by Adolf Hitler, hung in the 1,000-year-old church tower without attracting much notice until a local newspaper reported on its existence. Now the village residents are struggling to figure out what to do with it. Some, including the mayor, claim replacing it would be too expensive and removing the text and swastika would distort the bell's ring, while others, including the church organist, are appalled and are demanding something be done. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)
BERLIN - A German village has decided to keep a contentious Nazi-era church bell that bears a swastika and the words "All for the Fatherland - Adolf Hitler", arguing it serves as a reminder of the country's dark past.

Saudi King Replaces Top Officials, Appoints Woman, in Major Shake-Up

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi King Salman on Monday replaced top military commanders including the chief of staff, state media said, in a major shake-up of the kingdom’s defense establishment.

Polish Government Freezes Controversial Holocaust Law

Amid pressure from Israel and rising tensions between the two states, Poland will freeze its new controversial Holocaust law.

U.S. Plans to Move Embassy to Jerusalem on May 14 – Day Israel Declared Independence

The United States plans to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem on May 14, Steven Goldstein, undersecretary of State for public diplomacy said Friday.

82-Year-Old Abbas Taken to Baltimore Hospital for ‘Routine’ Exams

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was taken to a Baltimore hospital Thursday for a routine checkup, Palestinians said.

Report: Intel Planning $5 Billion Investment in Israeli Plant

The Intel logo is displayed at the entrance of Intel Corp. headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, April 18, 2011. Intel Corp. reports quarterly financial earnings Tuesday, April 19, 2011, after the market close. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Intel Corp plans to invest $5 billion to expand production at its Kiryat Gat plant in southern Israel, Israeli Economy Minister Eli Cohen said on Wednesday after talks with the U.S. chipmaker.

Haley to Abbas: We Will Not ‘Chase After You’ for Peace Deal

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley speaks during a press briefing at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Washington. Haley says "undeniable" evidence proves Iran is violating international law by funneling missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen. Haley unveiled recently declassified evidence including segments of missiles launched at Saudi Arabia from Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
WASHINGTON — US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday said Washington would not “chase” the Palestinians to the negotiating table with Israel, following Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s speech to the UN Security Council.

Nikki Haley to Chief Palestinian Negotiator: ‘I Will Not Shut Up’

American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at United Nations headquarters. Haley said the U.S. is calling for U.N. Security Council and Human Rights Council emergency sessions on Iran. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
United States Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley had strong words for top Palestinian Negotiator Saeb Erekat on Monday: "I will not shut up."

Pence to Give Keynote Address at AIPAC Conference

US Vice President Mike Pence addresses the Knesset (Israeli parliament) in Jerusalem on January 22, 2018. The visit, initially scheduled for December before being postponed, is the final leg of a trip that has included talks in Egypt and Jordan as well as a stop at a US military facility near the Syrian border. Controversy back home over a budget dispute that has led to a US government shutdown has trailed Pence, and he sought to blame Democrats for the impasse during a speech to troops at the military facility a day earlier. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Ariel Schalit (Photo credit should read ARIEL SCHALIT/AFP/Getty Images)
US Vice President Mike Pence has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee annual policy conference.

Iran Official Threatens to Kill Netanyahu, ‘Level Tel Aviv,’ If Israel Attacks

Iranian former chief of the Revolutionary Guards and presidential candidate Mohsen Rezai speaks during an interview with AFP in Tehran on May 29, 2009. Rezai will push for the creation of a global consortium to enrich uranium in the Islamic republic if elected, he told AFP. The veteran conservative and former head of the elite Revolutionary Guards Corps also said he was 'optimistic' over a change in policy from the United States after Barack Obama's election as president. AFP PHOTO/ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)
Any attacks carried out against Iran will result in the destruction of Tel Aviv, Mohsen Rezaei, secretary of Iran's Expediency Council, warned Israel on Monday, according to the Fars News Agency.

100 Civilians, Including 20 Children, Killed in Worst Syria Shelling Since 2015

The bodies of civilians who were killed in Syrian army bombardment on the town of Hamouria in the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta are seen lying on the ground at a make-shift morgue the morning after the attacks on February 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ABDULMONAM EASSA (Photo credit should read ABDULMONAM EASSA/AFP/Getty Images)
HAMOURIA, Syria — A heavy bombardment killed at least 100 civilians, 20 of them children, in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on Monday, as regime forces appeared to be preparing for an imminent ground assault.

Camel-Based Baby Formula to Hit Shelves in Dubai

Camels are seen during a beauty contest as part of the annual King Abdulaziz Camel Festival in Rumah, some 160 kilometres east of Riyadh, on January 19, 2018. The 28-day King Abdulaziz Camel Festival features races and camels beauty contest, known as Miss Camel with prizes amounting to $30 million. / AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE (Photo credit should read FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
DUBAI - A UAE-based company has unveiled what it calls the world's first camel-based baby formula, an instant powder mix aimed mainly at infants allergic to cow's milk.

Netanyahu Associates Arrested in Graft Probe

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a joint press conference with Kadima party leader Shaul Mofaz at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem on May 8, 2012. Netanyahu struck a surprise deal with the opposition Kadima party to form a national unity government, axing plans for a snap election. AFP PHOTO/GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/GettyImages)
Police on Sunday said senior officials in the Bezeq phone company were arrested over the weekend in a graft probe involving close associates of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after a “dramatic” development was reported over the weekend in the case.

Israel Says it Thwarted Plot to Assassinate Defense Minister

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Israel arrested six Palestinians suspected of planning attacks targeting Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman and other Israelis in the occupied West Bank, security agency Shin Bet said Sunday.

Israeli PM: Iran Becoming Increasingly Aggressive in Region

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the International Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 during a lunch meeting. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP)
MUNICH — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says an international agreement with Iran has emboldened the regime in Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the region.

Polish Prime Minister: Jews Also Perpetrated Holocaust

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Saturday that alongside Poles, Jews were also responsible for perpetrating the Holocaust.

Polish Jews Stunned, Scared by Eruption of Anti-Semitism

A French gendarme films, an anti-Semitic inscription written in German 'Jews Out' at a Jewish cemetery 30 April 2004 in Herrlisheim, in eastern France, where 127 graves have been desecrated.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Matylda Jonas-Kowalik has spent most of her 22 years secure in the belief that she would never know the discrimination, persecution or violence that killed or traumatized generations of Polish Jews before her. She once thought the biggest problem that young Jewish Poles like herself faced was finding a Jewish boyfriend or girlfriend in a country dominated by Catholics.

IDF Strikes Hamas Targets After Gaza Terror Rocket Hits Israeli Home

The Israeli Air Force attacked six Hamas targets all across the Gaza Strip Saturday, including an offensive tunnel running from the Zaytun neighborhood in Gaza towards Israel.

Israeli Company Successfully Grows Bones from Fat Cells

In this Oct. 16, 2015 photo, amputee victims in Nepal's massive 2015 earthquake, Nepalese girls Khendo Tamang, left, and Nirmala Pariyar, both 8, practice walking with new prosthetic legs at a clinic in Kathmandu, Nepal. Spending months together with surgeries and the following physical therapy, both girls were soon inseparable in the and relied on their friendship to help ease the emotional wounds. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Haifa-based biotech company Bonus BioGroup has entered the second trial of a clinical study seeking to regrow bones in a lab. The first trial, which began four years ago and comprised 32 patients, was completed successfully, according to Dr. Shai Meretzki, CEO and founder of Bonus BioGroup.

Israeli Official: Assad Regime in Danger if Syria Allows Iran to Attack Jewish State

A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency on December 18, 2017 shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad speaking to the press after receiving a Russian delegation in Damascus
Israel views Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime as the weak link in the Iranian-Shi’a axis, and Assad should keep that in mind when weighing whether or not to let Iran set up military bases in his country or transfer precision missiles to Hezbollah, National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Monday.

Israeli Official: Assad Regime in Danger if Syria Allows Iran to Attack Jewish State

A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency on December 18, 2017 shows Syrian President Bashar al-Assad speaking to the press after receiving a Russian delegation in Damascus
Israel views Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime as the weak link in the Iranian-Shi’a axis, and Assad should keep that in mind when weighing whether or not to let Iran set up military bases in his country or transfer precision missiles to Hezbollah, National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Monday.

Israel Boosts Air Defenses Amid War Fears

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Israel has boosted its air defense in the North following a significant confrontation between the Jewish state, Syria and Iran that led to the loss of an F-16i fighter jet.
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