News from the Middle East

Terrorists Commit Series of Attacks in Southern Israel

Terrorists commit series of attacks in southern Israel Terrorists carried out three terrorist attacks near the southern Israeli city of Eilat on Thursday (August 18). In an incident that occurred around noon, terrorists opened fire on an Egged bus that…

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Victorian Government to Probe Legality of Israel Boycott

SYDNEY, Australia (JTA) — Australian Jewry’s head lauded the “moral fiber” of the Victorian government for seeking a probe into whether proponents of an Israel boycott are breaching Australian law. In a statement issued Monday, Executive Council of Australian Jewry…

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Turkey Foils Iranian Arms Shipment to Syria

Turkish authorities seized an Iranian arms shipment meant for Syria, a German newspaper reported Thursday. The Munich-based Süddeutsche Zeitung quoted diplomatic sources as saying the weapons were meant for Hezbollah. According to the newspaper, Turkish security forces stopped a convoy…

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Congress Hears Again About Hezbollah’s Role in Latin America

The Committee on Homeland Security met on July 7th to discuss Hezbollah’s growing influence in Latin America. Testifying at the hearing were Roger Noriega, former Under Secretary of State for the Western Hemisphere and American Ambassador to the Organization of…

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Neueste Berichte zur Gaza Flotille

Hamburger Abendblatt Die Schiffe der Flotilla liegen in Griechenland fest. Auch per Flugzeug kamen die Aktivisten nicht ans Ziel. 15 Deutsche vorrübergehend festgenommen. Jerusalem. Die Schiffe der „Freedom Flotilla II“ liegen in Griechenland fest. Aktivisten, die auf den Luftweg ausweichen…

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Oren Presents Israel’s Priorities for Talks

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Israel’s U.S. ambassador, Michael Oren, outlined for Jewish leaders his country’s list of priorities in framing peace talks with the Palestinians. Oren, speaking Thursday in a conference call, said Israel is looking into President Obama’s recent proposals…

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National Quaker Group Joins Jewish-Led Divestment Campaign from TIAA-CREF

PHILADELPHIA-American Friends Service Committee (AFSC,) the nearly century-old, Nobel Peace Prize-winning Quaker organization publicly announced their support of”We Divest from Israel’s Occupation” campaign. The campaign asks TIAA-CREF, one of the world’s largest retirement funds, to divest from companies like Caterpillar…

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