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Israeli arrested for selling fireworks to East Jerusalem man for use against police

A 70-year-old Jewish Israeli business owner was arrested for selling 20,700 fireworks to a man in East Jerusalem in an alleged plot against Israeli security forces. A business owner from Kiryat Ono, a town just outside Tel-Aviv, was arrested after selling $ 28,400 worth of fireworks to the client. The vendor was accused of being aware that 690 packs of ...

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Israel thwarts terrorist cell planning attack on Netanyahu & Jerusalem mayor

Israel’s Shin Bet thwarted a terrorist cell that was planning attacks against senior Israeli officials including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to an investigation cited by media. Three people have been arrested. A terrorist operative from Syria was at least partly behind the cell, according to Ynet. In addition to a planned attack against Netanyahu, it was also targeting Jerusalem ...

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US media focuses on embassy opening in Jerusalem amid bloodbath in Gaza

Usually, the death of more than three dozen protesters anywhere in the world is something US media would be interested in — but it seems that old journalism maxim ‘if it bleeds, it leads’ may not extend to Palestinian blood. On a day that has seen 41 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces amid historic protests, US Deputy Secretary of State ...

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US chose to be 'part of problem,' not solution, with embassy move to Jerusalem – Erdogan

By moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Washington is choosing to be part of the problem in the Middle East rather than working towards a solution, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. “The United States has chosen to be a part of the problem rather than the solution with its latest step and has lost its mediating role ...

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‘Biblical prophecy’: Fox host Judge Jeanine mocked for backing embassy’s Jerusalem move

Donald Trump has fulfilled a “biblical prophecy” by moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro declared, while broadcasting from Israel ahead of the site’s inauguration. Pirro compared Trump to the ancient king, King Cyrus of Persia, who proclaimed some 2,500 years ago that Jewish exiles in Babylon could come back and rebuild their ...

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US Embassy in Jerusalem to open as Israeli forces crack down on protesters in Gaza

The US Embassy will open in Jerusalem at 4pm local time, symbolizing US support for Israel as it cracks down on Palestinian protesters. The Great Return March is approaching its end date – the 70th anniversary of the Nakba. More than 1,000 Israeli police officers will be working near the event, which will be attended by a US delegation represented ...

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Infamous Islamophobe pastor picked to pray at US embassy opening in Jerusalem

The man picked to lead a prayer at Donald Trump’s much-vaunted opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, is a militant Baptist preacher, known, among other things, for calling Islam’s Prophet Muhammad “a bloodthirsty warlord.” As if Monday’s relocation of the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem needed more controversy, the priest picked to lead a prayer at the unveiling ...

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Jerusalem Day: Israelis clash with Palestinians on Temple Mount ahead of charged week (VIDEO)

Violence erupted between Israelis and Palestinians at the holy site of Temple Mount in East Jerusalem on Sunday, as hundreds of Jewish worshippers descended on the area for Jerusalem Day. Footage posted by RT’s video agency Ruptly shows police breaking up a fight between a group of Arab and Jewish men. Clashes reportedly began after around 1,000 Israelis moved towards ...

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'Netanyahu resign!' Israelis protest against US embassy move, Jerusalem Day parade (VIDEO)

Hundreds of people hit the streets of Jerusalem late Saturday to protest against the relocation of the US embassy to the city and a Jerusalem Day parade, saying that both only serve to escalate tensions with Palestine. The demonstration, organized by co-existence group Standing Together and settlement watchdog Peace Now, saw at least 100 protesters march from King George Street ...

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Days ahead of moving embassy to ‘capital’ Jerusalem, US has ‘no position’ on Israeli border there

Washington has “no position” on what part of Jerusalem should be controlled by Israel or Palestine, the US State Department said, while still calling the city Israel’s “capital” just days before the relocation of the US embassy. “We are not taking a position on final status [of Jerusalem] issues, including the specific boundaries of Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem, nor on ...

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