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White House: Abbas ‘Walking Away’ from Peace by Snubbing Pence


The United States accused the Palestinian Authority Sunday of “walking away” from a chance to discuss peace in the Middle East by snubbing Vice President Mike Pence on an upcoming visit.

Netanyahu: I’m Not Going to Be Lectured to By Erdogan, Who Bombs Kurdish Villagers

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves to the crowd as he goes to Minority School in the northeastern Greek town of Komotini, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Erdogan met Friday with members of Greece’s Muslim minority on the second day of a visit to the country that saw tensions in bilateral relations resurface. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a sharp rebuttal to the most recent anti-Israel tirade by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban on Cinemas: Government

JERASH, JORDAN - AUGUST 9: Arab fans watch Kuwaiti singer Abdullah Rewaished performs at the southern theatre August 9, 2003 in the ancient city of Jerash, Jordan. The cultural festival, which runs from July 30 to August 16, draws thousands of participants from Saudi Arabia and countries of the Arab Gulf with an Arabic and international program in the northern ancient Roman city of the Decapolis. (Photo by Salah Malkawi/Getty Images)
RIYADH - Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful crown prince that are shaking up the ultra-conservative kingdom.

Graphic Video: Palestinian Terrorist Stabs Israeli Security Guard in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - DECEMBER 10: (ISRAEL OUT) Israeli security guard checks a man at the scene of an attack at the Jerusalem Central Bus Station on December 10, 2017 in Jerusalem, Israel. An Israeli security guard was stabbed in the entrance to the city's central bus station. The attacker has been apprehended. Israel Police have said that the attacker, aged 24 and a Palestinian resident of the West Bank (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)
A Palestinian terrorist stabbed a security guard in the chest, seriously wounding him, at the entrance to the Jerusalem Central Bus Station on Sunday, before being tackled by police and a passerby, officials said,

Graphic Video: Palestinian Terrorist Stabs Israeli Security Guard in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - DECEMBER 10: (ISRAEL OUT) Israeli security guard checks a man at the scene of an attack at the Jerusalem Central Bus Station on December 10, 2017 in Jerusalem, Israel. An Israeli security guard was stabbed in the entrance to the city's central bus station. The attacker has been apprehended. Israel Police have said that the attacker, aged 24 and a Palestinian resident of the West Bank (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)
A Palestinian terrorist stabbed a security guard in the chest, seriously wounding him, at the entrance to the Jerusalem Central Bus Station on Sunday, before being tackled by police and a passerby, officials said,

Canada, Australia Refuse to Relocate Embassies to Israel’s Capital

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The leaders of two of Israel’s closest allies, Canada and Australia, shot down the possibility that they would follow the US and move their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. “We will not be moving Canada’s embassy from Tel Aviv,” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said during a visit to China, AFP reported.

N. Korea Condemns ‘Mentally Deranged Dotard’ Trump Over Jerusalem

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SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has lambasted US President Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, renewing its description of him as a “dotard” in a statement released Saturday on state media.

Three Gaza Terror Rockets Fired into Israel

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A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip exploded in the Israeli town of Sderot Friday night, causing damage to several parked car. There were no casualties, though two people reportedly suffered shock.

Palestinians Hold Violent Protests Across West Bank, Gaza Strip

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops following a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in the West Bank City of Nablus, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
JERUSALEM - Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces on Friday in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank after calls for a "day of rage" over US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Fatah Official: Pence ‘Unwelcome In Palestine’


Vice President Mike Pence was expected to visit both Israel and the Palestinian Authority later this month but senior Fatah official Jibril Rajoub said Thursday he was "unwelcome in Palestine."

Twenty Palestinians Arrested in Connection with Attack on Israeli Children

TOPSHOT - Inmates that are to appear in court for their trial are rounded up at the Quezon City Jail in Manila in this picture taken on July 29, 2016. There are 3,800 inmates at the jail, which was built six decades ago to house 800, and they engage in a relentless contest for space. Men take turns to sleep on the cracked cement floor of an open-air basketball court, the steps of staircases, underneath beds and hammocks made out of old blankets. / AFP / NOEL CELIS / TO GO WITH AFP STORY: Philippines-politics-crime-jails, FOCUS by Ayee Macaraig (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Israeli security forces arrested 20 Palestinians from the village of Qusra overnight Wednesday suspected of being involved in the attack on a group of Israeli children hiking in the area and in the violent rioting that ensued following the incident.

Israeli Forces on High Alert for Friday ‘Day of Rage’


JERUSALEM - Israel deployed hundreds of additional police officers on Friday following Palestinian calls for protests after the main weekly Muslim prayers against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Palestinians Riot in West Bank, Gaza Over Jerusalem Decision

Israeli troops fire teargas towards Palestinians during a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.(AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)
Palestinian protests erupted across the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Palestinian raged against US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in a speech the previous day.

U.N. Security Council Calls Emergency Session Over Jerusalem

The UN Security Council voted unanimously to condemn North Korea's latest missile test, but with no new sanctions resolution imminent the US may take unilateral steps
The UN Security Council will meet on Friday in an emergency session to discuss the decision by US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the council’s leadership announced Wednesday.

State Department Memo Asks Israel to Restrain Response to Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

US President Donald Trump speaks to the press before departing from the south lawn of the White House
Washington has asked Israel to restrain its response to US President Donald Trump’s official recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, citing the sensitivity of the matter and the volatile response it will likely elicit, Reuters reported Wednesday night.

Iran ‘Will Not Tolerate’ Trump Jerusalem ‘Violation’: Rouhani

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TEHRAN - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani blasted his US counterpart Donald Trump's plan to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital on Wednesday, saying it would not be tolerated.

Erdogan Calls Urgent Islamic Summit on Jerusalem

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ANKARA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is calling a summit of the main pan-Islamic body in Istanbul on December 13 to discuss the expected US move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, his spokesman said on Wednesday.

CIA Director Mike Pompeo: Saudis, Israel Working Together to Fight Terror

Mike Pompeo waits to be sworn in as director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's ceremonial office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Saudi Arabia is working directly with Israel and other Sunni Arab nations to fight terror, US CIA Director Mike Pompeo said.

CIA Director Mike Pompeo: Saudis, Israel Working Together to Fight Terror

Mike Pompeo waits to be sworn in as director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's ceremonial office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Saudi Arabia is working directly with Israel and other Sunni Arab nations to fight terror, US CIA Director Mike Pompeo said.

H.R. McMaster ‘Not Sure’ if Trump will Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

A picture taken on January 20, 2017 shows the exterior of the US Embassy building in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv, coinciding with the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. Outgoing US President Barack Obama warned his successor against any 'sudden, unilateral moves' on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, in an apparent reference to his plan to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. / AFP / JACK GUEZ (Photo credit should read JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said Sunday that he did not know whether President Donald Trump would decide to relocate his country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Arab League Chief Warns Trump: Recognizing Jerusalem as Israeli Capital Will Lead to Violence

Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit speaks during a press conference after his meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, in Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, April 24, 2010. Egypt's visiting foreign minister says Israeli accusations that the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group has acquired Scud missiles were a lie. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
The Arab League chief said on Sunday a decision by US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would boost fanaticism and violence, and not serve the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

Claim: Trump Proposal Seeks to Expand Gaza into Egypt’s Sinai

WASHINGTON, USA - APRIL 03 : (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY MANDATORY CREDIT - 'PRESIDENCY OF EGYPT / HANDOUT' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) U.S. President Donald Trump (R) welcomes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi before their meeting at the White House in Washington, United States on April 3, 2017. (Photo by Presidency of Egypt / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump could be eyeing an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal that would include transferring sections of the Sinai Desert from Egypt to a newly created Palestinian state, the Egyptian newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm reported.

Report: Trump to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital In Wednesday Speech

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters, before leaving the White House with his family, as they depart for the Thanksgiving Holiday, from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on November 21, 2017. The Trumps are going to their Mar-a-Lago resort for the holiday. (Photo by Cheriss May) (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON — Defying longstanding American policy, US President Donald Trump will give a speech Wednesday recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, according to an Axios report on Friday.

‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’, 96, Fit to Serve Jail Term, Says German Court

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BERLIN, Germany — A former Nazi SS guard known as the “Bookkeeper of Auschwitz”, now 96, is fit to serve his four-year prison sentence, a German court ruled Wednesday.

WATCH: Tennessee Imam – Allah ‘Inflict Your Revenge’ Upon Zionists

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A Tennessee imam delivered a conspiracy theory-laden sermon on Friday in which he warned that “Zionists” are planning to destroy Islam’s most revered site.

Saudi Arabia Kicks Off Islamic Counter-Terrorism Summit

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RIYADH - Saudi Arabia gathered officials from 40 Muslim countries on Sunday in the first meeting of an Islamic counter-terrorism alliance, a move Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman declared a "clear signal" to extremism.

Sisi Vows ‘Brute Force’ Against Terrorists After Sinai Mosque Massacre

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi pledged to use “brute force against that small band of extremist terrorists” following a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in the Northern Sinai region on Friday which left 235 worshipers dead and over 100 injured.

Czech Republic Buys Pig Farm at Former Nazi Camp to Shutter It


PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The Czech government on Thursday said it had bought a controversial pig farm located on the site of a former Nazi camp for Roma people, paying millions of euros for the right to shut it down.

Survey: Sixty Percent of Israel’s Arabs ‘Proud’ to be Israeli

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - JUNE 05: (EDITORS NOTE: A variable plane lens was used in the creation of this image) Thousands of young Jewish boys wave Israeli flags as they celebrate Jerusalem Day, dancing and marching their way through Damascus Gate to the Western Wallon June 5, 2016 in Jerusalem, Israel. Jerusalem Day celebrates the 49th anniversary commemorating the establishment of Israeli control over the Old City in the 1967 Six-Day War (Photo by Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)
Seventy-three percent of Israel’s Arabs feel a sense of belonging in the Jewish state and 60 percent are proud to be Israelis, according to a new poll commissioned by Israel Hayom and conducted by the New Wave Research Institute.

Israel Says it Seized Terrorist Bomb Material at Gaza Border

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Israel said on Wednesday that it had seized material for manufacturing explosives from a lorry attempting to cross from Israel into the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.

Israel Says it Seized Terrorist Bomb Material at Gaza Border

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Israel said on Wednesday that it had seized material for manufacturing explosives from a lorry attempting to cross from Israel into the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.

Palestinians ‘Freeze’ Meetings With U.S. Over Office Row

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The Palestinians have frozen all meetings with the United States after it decided to close their representative office in Washington, officials said on Tuesday.

Fifteen Dead, 10 Hurt in a Stampede for Food Aid in Morocco

A Thursday Oct. 19, 2017 file photo of Moroccan women filling up containers with water from a hose, in Zagora, southeastern Morocco. Experts blame poor choices in agriculture, growing populations and climate change for the water shortages in towns like Zagora, which has seen repeated protests for access to clean water in recent weeks. Moroccan state TV channel 2M reports that at least 15 people have died and 5 others have been injured in a stampede Sunday Nov. 19, 2017 as food aid was being distributed in the village of Sidi Boulalam, in the southern province of Essaouira. (AP Photo/Issam Oukhouya, File)
MARRAKECH, Morocco — A stampede erupted while food aid was being distributed in a Moroccan village Sunday and at least 15 people died and 10 were injured, authorities said.

British MP’s Warned: Anti-Semitism Being Normalized on College Campuses


Anti-Semitism is so entrenched in many of Britain's universities that the swastika is now seen on campus as a 'casual symbol of fun', MPs heard.

Victim: Palestinian Car-Ramming Terrorist ‘Had A Big Smile On His Face’


Two Israeli civilians were wounded — one seriously — in a vehicular-ramming attack carried out by a Palestinian terrorist in the West Bank on Friday morning.

Two Israelis Injured in Palestinian Car-Ramming Attack


A Palestinian terrorist rammed his car into two people, seriously injuring one of them, before getting shot while trying to stab soldiers in the central West Bank on Friday morning, the army said.

Two Israelis Injured in Palestinian Car-Ramming Attack


A Palestinian terrorist rammed his car into two people, seriously injuring one of them, before getting shot while trying to stab soldiers in the central West Bank on Friday morning, the army said.

162 Members of ‘Lost’ Jewish Tribe Arrive in Israel


A total of 162 members from the Bnei Menashe Jewish community of northeast India arrived in Israel this week, marking the latest wave of so-called “lost” Jews to immigrate to the Jewish state.

162 Members of ‘Lost’ Jewish Tribe Arrive in Israel


A total of 162 members from the Bnei Menashe Jewish community of northeast India arrived in Israel this week, marking the latest wave of so-called “lost” Jews to immigrate to the Jewish state.

UN Plans Nine More Anti-Israel Resolutions


Next month, the UN General Assembly is expected to affirm east Jerusalem’s status as “occupied territory,” call for international companies to boycott Israel and condemn Israel’s presence on the Golan Heights.
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