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Jerusalem terror attack: 15 Israeli troops injured

A motorist slammed his car into a group of Israeli soldiers this morning, wounding 15 before fleeing the scene, the Israeli military said.  Fifteen soldiers were injured, Jerusalem Post reported, adding that one of the injured in …

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Washington to ramp up pressure on Tehran

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the United States would increase economic pressure on Iran over its nuclear program, making the pledge during a Middle East trip that includes visits to U.S. allies Israel and Saudi …

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Two Israelis wounded in Jerusalem knife attack

Two people have been injured after a knifeman went on the rampage near Jerusalem's Damascus Gate in what Israeli security services are treating as a terrorist incident. A man and teenager were stabbed by the …

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Fire erupts at al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

A fire broke out in al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Monday night at the same time a massive blaze was ravaging Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral. The fire was put out quickly with no injuries reported. ​The fire broke out in the …

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U.S. closes embassy in Jerusalem

The United States consulate in Jerusalem will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel today, the State Department said. The decision to create a single diplomatic mission in Jerusalem was announced last October by Secretary of …

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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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Wedding of 13 year old girl prevented in Jerusalem

Jerusalem police prevented the wedding of a 13 year old girl and a 16 year old boy from taking place yesterday night, a police spokesperson said.  Police units entered the ultra-religious neighborhood of Meah Shearim, after …

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Paraguay to move embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv

Paraguay will move its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv, reversing a May decision by former President Horacio Cartes to move the diplomatic site to Jerusalem, Reuters reported citing the South American country’s foreign …

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