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Israel reluctant to accuse Islamic State over bar shootings despite hallmarks

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) – It appeared to have hallmarks of the first Islamic State attack in Israel: A Muslim citizen opened fire on a Tel Aviv bar days…

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Israel releases Eichmann plea letter on Holocaust day

Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel made public on Wednesday a decades-old handwritten plea from Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann for clemency for his role in the Holocaust, dated just two days…

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Israel feels the heat of U.S., EU and U.N. criticism

By Luke Baker JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The United States, European Union & the United Nations have issued unusually stern criticism of Israel, provoking a sharp response from Prime Minister Benjamin…

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UN chief calls on Israel to freeze settlement-building

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Progress toward peace between Israel & the Palestinians requires that Israel freeze its settlement-building, the U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday, calling the settlement activities "an affront to…

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Israel's Shimon Peres rushed to hospital with chest pains

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's former President Shimon Peres was rushed to a hospital after experiencing chest pains, just a week after suffering a mild heart attack, his spokeswoman said Sunday…

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Israeli NBA fans turn on Cavs after favorite son Blatt fired

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers suddenly have far fewer fans in Israel after the firing of David Blatt. The shock announcement on Friday, despite the second-year coach…

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Cyber firm ForeScout raises $76 million at $1 billion valuation

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Fast-growing U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity firm ForeScout Technologies Inc said on Thursday it has secured $76 million in financing led by Wellington Management Co. Now valued at $1…

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Western Europe Jewish migration to Israel hits all-time high

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jewish immigration to Israel from western Europe has reached an all-time high as a result of a rise in anti-Semitic attacks, a leading nonprofit group said Thursday….

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Starlings swoop over southern Israel in dazzling aerial displays

Starlings from Russia & eastern Europe soar through the evening sky, creating a display of shifting shapes & movements while spending the winter in Israel. Ornithologist Yossi Leshem, of Tel…

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India test-fires long range surface-to-air missile developed with Israel

By Sankalp Phartiyal NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India successfully test-fired on Wednesday a new long range surface-to-air missile capable of countering aerial threats at extended ranges, as Prime Minister Narendra…

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