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Vice President Mike Pence made a stop Wednesday at the Jewish cemetery in Missouri where close to 200 gravestones were toppled over the weekend in the latest act of anti-Semitic… Read more » The post Pence Makes Stop at Jewish Cemetery in Missouri Where Gravestones Were Toppled appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: 180 Matzeivos Vandalized in Missouri Cemetery Support Pours in for Damaged Jewish Cemetery Near St. Louis Netanyahu Praises Trump for Anti-Semitism Comment…
02.23 / 00:22
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U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said Wednesday on a visit to Guatemala that there won’t be mass deportations by the Unites States, but he strongly discouraged any Guatemalans… Read more » The post DHS Chief Tells Guatemalans U.S. Won’t Have Mass Deportations appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: House Democrats Urge Obama to Suspend Deportations Trump Administration to Expand Deportation Targets Greece Begins Refugee Deportations Under EU…
02.23 / 00:07
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Add a potential government shutdown to embattled President Donald Trump’s growing roster of headaches. Beneath the capital’s radar looms a catchall spending package that’s likely to top $1 trillion and could get embroiled in the politics of building Trump’s wall at the US-Mexico border and a budget-busting Pentagon request. While a shutdown deadline has a few weeks to go, the huge measure looms as an unpleasant reality check for Trump and Republicans controlling Congress. Despite the power …
02.23 / 00:03
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A British couple who want their relationship recognized in law without the “patriarchal baggage” of marriage on Tuesday lost the latest stage in their fight to be allowed a civil partnership. Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan say they and other couples face discrimination because only same-sex couples are eligible for civil partnerships. The High Court ruled against them last year, and on Tuesday the Court of Appeal upheld the decision by a 2-1 margin. Since 2005, gay couples in Britain …
02.22 / 23:51
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In an abandoned warehouse in the Serbian capital of Belgrade, Rasool, a 12-year-old from Jalalabad, Afghanistan, has spent the last six months sleeping on the ground, warming himself by fires, showering with cold water and eating meals distributed by aid groups. “This place is so cold and dirty, the smoke from burning fires hurts my eyes and lungs,” he said. “I close my eyes every night and open them in the morning wishing to hear from my elder friends that the border is open and leave to b…
02.22 / 23:37
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Swedish police on Tuesday were investigating a riot that broke out overnight in a predominantly immigrant suburb in Stockholm after officers arrested a suspect on drug charges. The clashes started late Monday when a police car arrested a suspect and people started throwing stones at them in Rinkeby, north of Stockholm. Unidentified people, including some wearing masks, also set cars on fire and looted shops. One officer was slightly injured when a rock hit his arm and one person was…
02.22 / 23:22
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The fourth phase polling in Uttar Pradesh will be held on Thursday in 53 Assembly constituencies spread over 12 districts, including the backward Bundelkhand region and the Nehru-Gandhi pocket borough of Rae Bareli. Assembly segments in Congress President Sonia Gandhi's Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency will be among the seats where the electoral exercise will take place. However, in a first since 1998, Sonia gave campaigning a miss in her constituency.  Other districts going to polls in …
02.22 / 23:22
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The Department of Homeland Security issued tough new orders Tuesday to begin a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country’s 11 million undocumented foreigners in their cross-hairs. Two memos issued by DHS Secretary John Kelly order border patrol and immigration officers to deport as quickly as possible any illegal immigrants they find, with only a few exceptions, principally children. The priority for deportation will remain undocumented immigrants c…
02.22 / 23:22
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Tehran, Feb 22, IRNA - Cultural works belonging to the third millennium BC were discovered on the surface and during speculation operations, said the head of the speculation team of stratigraphy and proposing the limits of Dembe Kooh in the port city of…
02.22 / 23:10
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Tehran, Feb 22, IRNA - The United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Head of UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Erik Solheim is to visit Iran from 24 to 26 February 2017, it was reported on…
02.22 / 23:10
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Superbug bacteria found in people, animals and food across the European Union pose an "alarming" threat to public and animal health having evolved to resist widely used antibiotics, disease and safety experts warned on Wednesday. A report on antimicrobial resistance in bacteria by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said some 25,000 people die from such superbugs in the European Union every year.  "Antimicrobial …
02.22 / 23:08
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Delhi University's prestigious Ramjas College on Wednesday almost turned into a war zone with students from Left-affiliated All India Students Association and RSS-backed Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad resorting to violent clashes including hitting each other with hockey sticks that left many of them bleeding. The genesis of the clash was an invite to Jawaharlal Nehru University students Umar Khalid, facing sedition charges, and Shehla Rashid to address a seminar on 'Culture of…
02.22 / 22:23
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The Ministry of Culture has stated that it “strongly refutes” claims made by the Simon Wiesenthal Center that the Casablanca International Book Fair (SIEL) exhibited anti-semitic books. In a letter to the Moroccan Minister of Culture, Shimon Samuels, the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s director for international relations, attacked the SIEL and claimed that books inciting anti-Semitism were exposed in the fair. In the letter, Samuels listed a number of anti-semitic books that he claims were on di…
02.22 / 16:56
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Qatar University has launched a health cluster during an annual retreat that brought together around 80 faculty and staff to discuss the future structure and operations of the cluster following the reorganization and restructuring process at QU.  The QU Health Cluster comprises the colleges of Health Sciences (CHS), Medicine (CMED) and Pharmacy (CPH), and the Health Clinic. It was launched in January to provide closer alignment between the three health colleges. The cluster will foster a …
02.22 / 16:43
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French singer Charles Aznavour will hit the stage on May 12 in Rabat for the opening of Mawazine festival’s 16th edition, the event’s organizer Maroc Cultures Association announced on Wednesday. Aznavour is undoubtedly the greatest living French-speaking songwriter and one of the greatest voices of modern popular music, the source added in a press release. By welcoming Charles Aznavour on the opening night of Mohammed V National Theater on Friday May 12th, Mawazine not only confirms its int…
02.22 / 16:42
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Doha will host a GCC conference about the impact of technology on nursing care next Sunday at the Doha Sheraton Hotel. The two-day conference, themed "The Evolution of Technology and its Impact on Humane Nursing Care", will bring together internationally renowned speakers who will provide advances in best practices and address the everyday challenges of using nursing technology to improve patient outcomes. Nurse leaders from GCC member states will also take part in the conference to share…
02.22 / 16:28
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Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) – Equities research analysts at B. Riley upped their Q3 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Applied Materials in a note issued to investors on Thursday. B. Riley analyst C. Ellis now anticipates that the firm will post earnings per share of $0.83 for the quarter, up from their previous…
02.23 / 00:34
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Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY lowered its stake in shares of Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) by 2.2% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 79,529 shares of the life sciences company’s stock after selling 1,811 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.…
02.23 / 00:34
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Focused Wealth Management Inc raised its position in shares of Loews Co. (NYSE:L) by 475.0% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 2,300 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,900 shares during the period. Focused Wealth Management Inc’s holdings in Loews were worth $108,000 as of its most…
02.23 / 00:34
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Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY decreased its position in Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) by 1.8% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 95,106 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,781 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY owned 0.05% of Ball Corporation worth $7,140,000 at the end of the…
02.23 / 00:34
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Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY reduced its position in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOX) by 2.6% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 260,152 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,854 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY’s holdings in Twenty-First Century Fox were worth $7,089,000 at the…
02.23 / 00:34
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CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.92-0.97 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.13. The company issued revenue guidance of $223-225 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $224.48 million. A number of brokerages recently issued…
02.23 / 00:21
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Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Tyler Technologies (NYSE: TYL) in the last few weeks: 2/18/2017 – Tyler Technologies was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Tyler Technologies, Inc. is engaged in providing integrated information management…
02.23 / 00:21
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Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Tyler Technologies (NYSE: TYL) in the last few weeks: 2/18/2017 – Tyler Technologies was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Tyler Technologies, Inc. is engaged in providing integrated information management…
02.23 / 00:21
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Angelique Kerber dominated Monica Puig 6-2, 6-3 in barely an hour at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday to move a step closer to returning to the number one ranking. The top-seeded German who held the top WTA spot in 2016 before Serena Williams took it back in September, could regain the number one ranking were she to win the Gulf event on Saturday.  Kerber's victory also provided revenge against Puerto Rican Puig, who beat the 29-year-old for the Rio Olympic gold medal in …
02.22 / 22:37
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Jonathan Joseph has been dropped from the England side to face Italy in the Six Nations this weekend as the Bath centre was omitted from a 24-man squad announced by the reigning champions on Wednesday. With Joseph out of contention for both a starting spot and even a bench position in the matchday 23, England are set to field a new midfield combination against the Azzurri at Twickenham as they continue their quest for back-to-back Grand Slams. Owen Farrell could move to fly-half, with…
02.22 / 22:37
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Two goals in the opening eight minutes from Simone Zaza and Fabian Orellana blew the La Liga title race wide open as Valencia beat leaders Real Madrid 2-1 on Wednesday. The defeat leaves Madrid just a single point clear of Barcelona and three points ahead of Sevilla and now enjoy just one game in hand over their title rivals. "We lost this match in the opening ten minutes, ten bad minutes where we let two goals in," Eeal coach Zinedine zidane told Spanish TV. "I'm not worried, I'm angry…
02.22 / 22:37
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The authorities in Michigan on Wednesday charged former US national gymnastics team doctor Lawrence Nassar with 22 criminal counts of sexual assault, including of girls under the age of 13. Nassar, 53, was arrested last November on charges of sexually assaulting a child in Michigan, where he is being held without bail. That case was not connected to athletics, officials said. In December, he was indicted on federal child pornography possession charges. Dozens of women are now suing USA…
02.22 / 22:37
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Lionel Messi could not be happier than at Barcelona, and can crown his status as an all time great by winning the World Cup with Argentina, national coach Edgardo Bauza told AFP on Wednesday. "I can see just how happy he is at Barcelona with his family around him," said Bauza, who has been at the helm of the Argentine national team since August 2016. "Of course when Leo is happy that helps him give his best performance, morale is crucial for form," said the 59-year-old former defender. "A…
02.22 / 22:23
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AMMONNEWS - Five-time world footballer of the year, Lionel Messi, has postponed his proposed visit to Egypt following FC Barcelona’s 4-0 defeat at Paris Saint Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday.The Argentine striker was scheduled to arrive to Cairo on Wednesday, to take part in p…
02.22 / 22:11
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The unfortunate irony for Manchester United is that a safety-first selection in the Europa League last-32 second leg came at a cost for Sunday's League Cup final against Southampton, writes Richard…
02.22 / 19:36
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Angelique Kerber came here searching for some rhythm after a disappointing first seven weeks of the season. Last night, she got her wish. She got some revenge as…
02.22 / 18:48
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02.22 / 23:16
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Verizon Communications will pay $350 million less for Yahoo after two major data breaches reported by the struggling Internet pioneer. The post Verizon cuts Yahoo deal price by $350 million appeared first on Computer News Middle…
02.22 / 23:11
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Microsoft has launched Project Sangam, a cloud service integrated with LinkedIn that will help train and generate employment for middle and low-skilled workers. The post LinkedIn launches ‘Project Sangam’ appeared first on Computer News Middle…
02.22 / 23:11
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Gartner has identified Microsoft as a market leader in its Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics platforms. The post Gartner names Microsoft as ‘leader’ in BI and analytics appeared first on Computer News Middle…
02.22 / 23:11
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Researchers have developed a new method to 3D print materials with independently tunable macro-and microscale porosity using a ceramic foam…
02.22 / 23:01
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Open Bionics is revolutionising the healthcare industry by using 3D scanning and 3D printing to dramatically cut the cost of fitting hand amputees with robotic…
02.22 / 23:01
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The mechanical strength and thermal resistance properties of the ceramic materials make them a crucial element used for a variety of needs in the aerospace and aviation…
02.22 / 23:01
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Amazon is resisting an effort by Arkansas prosecutors to obtain potential recordings from a slaying suspect’s Amazon Echo smart speaker, saying authorities haven’t established that their investigation is more important… Read more » The post Amazon Resists Request for Echo Info in Arkansas Slaying appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Amazon Launches $199 Voice-Recognition Device Called Echo Amazon Launches Its Own Car-Research Site Amazon Posts Record…
02.22 / 23:00
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Kangana Ranaut is rarely seen mingling around with her co-stars and the actress says the call is intentional as she does not like forming personal relationships at the workplace. The 29-year-old actress says she does believe in making her co-actors comfortable but avoids being over-friendly. "There should be a comfortable environment on set. But I won't recommend one should form personal equations at work. I don't do that as I feel it will come in the way of your work. "Comfort with…
02.22 / 22:09
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Sushant Singh Rajput has started working for the upcoming space adventure film Chanda Mama Door Ke and the Bollywood actor says after starting the preparations he can now feel what the astronauts on the Apollo 11 must have experienced. The 31-year-old actor, who plays an astronaut in the film, took to Twitter where he posted a picture with flight journals titled Apollo 11 and Chanda Mama Door Ke Apollo Program.  "I'd always wondered how Armstrong, Buzz and Michael were feeling during those …
02.22 / 21:55
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Algerian fashion designer Reem Manaify said that she released her new fashion collection for 2017 winter and fall, which will be distinct and different from what she made before. Inspired by traditional Andaluse style, Manaify used different colors and fabrics. Manaify is one of the Algerian creative designers in the world of fashion, as she grew up with her love of sewing and inherited this profession from her family. After Manaify entered the world of design, she opened her fashion house…
02.22 / 20:24
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Some journalists criticized "Youm Lelstat" movie, starred by Egyptian actress Elham Shahen, raising controversy among artists and critics. It came after the movie's failure to win any award in the Egyptian Cinema Film Association Festival, despite it has represented Egypt in the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) and won the Best Actress Award. Elham shahen said that her movie was selected by the CIFF management to represent Egypt in the official competition and she will not defend…
02.22 / 19:33
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The Shoura Council asked the Economic Cities Authority (ECA) to ensure that the port of the King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) be linked with the land bridge between Riyadh and Jeddah within the Kingdom’s railway network projects. The council’s request came Tuesday after council members listened to a report presented by the Committee of Haj, Housing and Services. The council also asked the ECA to coordinate with government agencies to address regulatory and administrative problems, which ma…
02.22 / 17:42
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The Egyptian TV host, who presents "Intibah" (Attention) TV show on Mehwar TV Channel, Mona Iraqi, expressed her pleasure with the increase of her show's episodes to be two episodes in the week, stressing that this will require great efforts from her. "I was presenting one episode weekly and I felt very fatigued, and then I will present two episodes weekly and I know this is very difficult, but I'll do my best to answer people's appeals," Iraqi revealed, in an exclusive interview with…
02.22 / 15:46
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HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Ahmed bin Abdullah Al-Mahmoud on Monday opened the Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE 2017) in presence of HE Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al-Thani. The exhibition, which is organized by the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), opens its doors to the public for six days at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center. In remarks following the opening ceremony, HE Al-Mahmoud said that…
02.22 / 15:32
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A diamond that "everyone was scared to sell": More than a month after French police arrested the suspected robbers of TV star Kim Kardashian, investigators are piecing together what happened -- they just haven't found the jewels yet. Ten suspects were charged last month in connection with the hold-up of the reality star, who was robbed at gunpoint in October of jewellery worth nine million euros ($9.5 million) while she was staying at a luxury residence for Paris fashion week. Those…
02.22 / 13:53
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The Israeli right wing reveled in a notable victory on Wednesday night as the names of the next four High Court judges were made public, nominees who had been backed… Read more » The post Right Wing Celebrates High Court Appointments Victory appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Shaked Takes Aim at High Court Appointments Veto Appointments Fracas Reignites Debate Over High Court Role Judicial Appointments Crisis Eases, Process Moves Forward High Court Demolition…
02.23 / 00:07
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Yahya Jammeh’s financial tempest gripped the Gambia in the past days and by the time the storm reaches the shore, we will fully come to know the magnitude of his 22 year rape of our economy. The recent revelations by the Finance Minister Mr Amadou[Read M…
02.22 / 23:45
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Australian PM praises Israel upon Netanyahu visit, first by an Israeli PM Iran’s Supreme Leader rejects calls to free leaders of the 2009 Green Movement…
02.22 / 23:13
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Trump: Palestinians must stop the hate if they want peace U.S. in talks with Arab countries to form defense body that would counter Iran, ISIS…
02.22 / 23:13
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According to the Talmud, this psalm is the choicest of all psalms because it includes a sweeping praise of God from ‘aleph’ to ‘tav,’ as well as a reminder of the universal message that God is the sustainer of all. Being a member of the people of Israel means emulating God in all His glory.... Read more » The post PSALMS 145:14 appeared first on Breaking Israel News | Latest News. Biblical Perspec…
02.22 / 23:11
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Meir Panim’s soup kitchens located throughout the Land of Israel feed thousands of needy men, women and children each and every day. The soup kitchens not only give food to the hungry, but do so in a respectful manner, treating each person with dignity and care. The post All Those That are Bowed Down appeared first on Breaking Israel News | Latest News. Biblical…
02.22 / 23:11
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On Friday, February 10, Rabbi Tuly and his whole family went to the grounds of Eshtaol (between Beit Shemesh and Jerusalem), to restore the forest that was burned in the arson attacks that plagued the Land of Israel in November 2016. The post Rabbi Tuly and His Family Plant Trees in the Land of Israel for Tu B’Shvat appeared first on Breaking Israel News | Latest News. Biblical…
02.22 / 23:11
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IDF jets reportedly struck a weapons shipment in Syria intended for terror group Hezbollah overnight on Tuesday, according to Lebanese media. The post Report: Israel Struck Hezbollah in Syria Overnight; IDF Neither Confirms Nor Denies appeared first on Breaking Israel News | Latest News. Biblical…
02.22 / 23:11
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