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UN Security Council meets on Gaza flareup

The UN Security Council met behind closed doors Tuesday to discuss the escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip but there was no agreement on how to address the crisis, diplomats said. Kuwait and Bolivia requested the meeting following …

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Two people killed in Tel Aviv car explosion

An explosion was reported in Hatikva Quarter in Israel's Tel Aviv on Sunday night. Two cars went up in flames, the local police said. The bodies of two men in their thirties were extricated from one car and their deaths were …

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Israel reopens border crossings to Gaza

Israel opened the Kerem Shalom goods crossing and the Erez crossing with Gaza, just four days after shuttering them following a Palestinian rocket attack that sparked retaliatory strikes. The move followed efforts to prevent an …

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Israel: Russia to save Iran from sanctions

Moscow plans to aid Tehran to prevent economic damage with tacit support from Europe, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said. According to the ministry, Russia and Iran have agreed on a mechanism to spare Iran the impact of what are intended …

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US to spend $ 38 billion on Israel in 10 years

A separate law on multi-year financing of Israel’s defense for $ 38 billion was recently passed by the US Congress. Its development was motivated by the need to protect military aid to Tel Aviv, regardless of what the future Congresses and …

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 Israeli military says examining F-35 fighters

Israel’s military said it was testing its fleet of F-35 fighters after receiving findings from U.S. investigators that a different model of the plane had a fuel systems flaw. The military, on Twitter, stopped short of saying the …

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US, Israel suspend F-35 flight operations worldwide

The United States has temporarily suspended all F-35 operations worldwide after the first-ever crash of the advanced fighter jet led investigators to suspect that a common problem exists with the jet’s fuel tubes, the Pentagon's F-35 …

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