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Jerusalem sees first snow in four years

A winter storm hit Israel yesterday, bringing snow to Jerusalem and the Golan Heights and significant amounts of rain and wind in other parts of the country.  Stormy weather set in yesterday afternoon with the initial rain and hail …

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Northern Israel sees record snowfall

Heavy snow fell overnight in the Hermon and northern Golan Heights regions in Israel. Nearly a meter of snow has accumulated on Mt. Hermon and the water levels in the Sea of Galilee have risen by at least 19.5 cm over two days, according to …

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Pompeo discusses Syria troop withdrawal with Netanyahu

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday that the planned withdrawal of US forces from Syriawould not change Washington’s commitments to the Jewish state. In his first public …

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Israel attacks Hamas target in Gaza

The Israeli military has deployed a helicopter to attack Hamas positions in the southern Gaza Strip, in retaliation to an earlier rocket attack on Israeli territory. "In response, an IDF attack helicopter targeted a Hamas military …

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Pompeo to meet Netanyahu in Brazil

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu while visiting Brazil for the inauguration of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on January 1, the State …

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Israel destroys tunnel on Lebanon border

The Israeli military destroyed another cross-border tunnel it says was built by Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant group. Israel this month announced the discovery of the tunnels, which it says were part of a Hezbollah plot to sneak …

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Moscow slams Israeli strikes against Syria

Israel’s air strikes on the outskirts of Damascus grossly violate Syria’s sovereignty along with resolutions passed by the United Nations Security Council, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, TASS reports. …

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Jerusalem of the Caucasus

Qirmizi was once known as the Jerusalem of the Caucasus, but the once bustling community now lives on memories and longing for people and times gone by

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U.S. develops new Mideast peace plan

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley gave a hint of the Trump administration’s peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians, saying it’s long, takes advantage of new technology, and has a lot both sides will like and things they …

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