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  1. Damascus Blast 'Consistent' with Israeli Policy, Says Israel Minister

    Naharnet.com - Middle East 04.27 / 08:08 naharnet.com
    Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz said a massive explosion near Damascus International Airport on Thursday was consistent with Israel's policy, but stopped short of confirming his country was behind it. Israeli warplanes have hit the airport and other bases around the Syrian capital in the past, targeting what it said were weapons stockpiles of its Lebanese foe Hezbollah, which is allied with the Syrian…
  2. Mick Byrne disagrees with Alan Jones, says Israel Folau is a 'bloody great player'

    Theage.com.au - Health 04.27 / 07:55 www.theage.com.au
    Wallabies skills coach Mick Byrne has rejected Alan Jones' suggestion Israel Folau is overrated and urged senior Waratahs players to relax and not try too hard in their quest to get a win against the Queensland…
  3. Israel hints it was responsible for Damascus airport explosion

    Abc.net.au - Top Stories 04.27 / 07:40 www.abc.net.au
    Israel's Intelligence Minister all but confirms the Israeli Air Force was behind suspected airstrikes near Damascus airport that are believed to have hit a weapons depot used by Iranian-backed…
  4. Israel Bombs Drop Near Damascus International Airport, Syria

    Livetradingnews.com - Finance 04.27 / 07:27 livetradingnews.com
    Syria: Possible Attack on Damascus International Airport Isreal has now bought in to the mess that is Syria backing the ISIS lead rebels against the current regime. Several large explosions have reportedly occurred in the vicinity of Damascus airport, triggering a large fire, according to Syrian media. Witnesses shared photos and videos showing the blasts […] The post Israel Bombs Drop Near Damascus International Airport, Syria appeared first on Live Trading…
  5. Israel strikes arms depot near Damascus airport: sources

    Panarmenian.net - World 04.27 / 07:23 panarmenian.net
    Israel Katz confirmed that the incident in Syria corresponds with Israel's policy to act to prevent "Iran's smuggling of weapons to…
  6. 'Iran-sponsored' Hackers used NSA cyber-weapon to strike Israel

    Haaretz.com - Middle Easte 04.27 / 06:08 haaretz.com
    Experts are certain the cyberattack came from OilRig, a hacker group funded by Iranian intelligence ■ So why did Netanyahu fail to mention the Iranian l…
  7. Israel seeks automatic collision avoidance for F-16s

    Combataircraft.com - Military 04.27 / 04:52 combataircraft.com
    Israel's air force is negotiating the purchase of Lockheed Martin's automatic ground collision avoidance system (AGCAS) for its F-16 fleet. The system was developed to address the problem of accidents caused by distracted or incapacitated pilots flying into the ground in an otherwise fully functioning…
  8. Palestinian and Jewish Voices Must Challenge Israel’s Past Together

    Original.antiwar.com - Politics 04.27 / 04:17 original.antiwar.com
    Israel has resorted to three main strategies to suppress Palestinian calls for justice and human rights, including the Right of Return for refugees. One is dedicated to rewriting history; another attempts to distract from present realities altogether and a third aims at reclaiming the Palestinian narrative as essentially an Israeli one. The rewriting of history…
  9. Gazan Sisters Use Cancer Medicine to Smuggle Explosives Into Israel

    Thetower.org - Hamas 04.27 / 03:13 thetower.org
    Two sisters from the Gaza Strip were apprehended at the Erez crossing with explosive materials hidden inside tubes designated for cancer medicine, Israeli officials said Wednesday. The sisters had obtained a permit to cross into Israel so one of them could receive cancer treatments at an Israeli hospital, The Times of Israel reported. The explosive materials had […
  10. Merkel spokesman backs German FM in spat over Israel visit

    Newdelhitimes.com - World 04.27 / 00:49 newdelhitimes.com
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman has backed the country’s foreign minister in a spat over his meeting with a rights group in Israel, saying it must be possible to meet critical organizations in a democracy. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu abruptly canceled planned talks Tuesday with visiting Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel over his meeting with Breaking…
  11. Katz: Israel Seeks U.S. Backing to Avert Permanent Iran Foothold in Syria

    Hamodia.com - Israel 04.27 / 00:42 hamodia.com
    Israel is seeking an “understanding” with the Trump administration that Iran must not be allowed to establish a permanent military foothold in Syria, Israel’s intelligence minister told Reuters on Wednesday.… Read more » The post Katz: Israel Seeks U.S. Backing to Avert Permanent Iran Foothold in Syria appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: PM Netanyahu to Meet President Putin, Says Iran Seeks Permanent Foothold in Syria Report: Iran Sending Troops to…
  12. Trump Eyes Trip to Israel As Centenary Approaches Of the Balfour Declaration

    Nysun.com - Local 04.27 / 00:35 www.nysun.com
    News that President Trump is eying a possible trip to Israel at the end of May certainly puts a spring in the step. Then again, too, if it happens, the Democrats can be expected to mark the occasion by siding with the Arabs.Think I'm kidding? Just this week a New York Times editor chastised the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for permitting the president to participate in one of its events on a day set aside for remembering the Shoah."I understand why the museum's leaders invited…
  13. Barghouti: BDS is growing as Israel becomes associated with far-right movements around the world

    Mondoweiss.net - Middle Easte 04.26 / 22:33 mondoweiss.net
    After overcoming multiple legal and administrative hurdles, including an Israeli-imposed travel ban, Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, appeared on a panel at Columbia University last night entitled “The Road to Freedom: The BDS Movement for Palestinian Rights and the Struggle Against Apartheid.” Barghouti listed BDS’ many accomplishments since its launch in 2005 by Palestinian civil society and his commentary was sharp and at times funny. “B…
  14. In tense political times, NBA heading to Israel this summer

    Dailyitem.com - All Sports 04.26 / 22:21 dailyitem.com
    As the NBA prepares to bring its Basketball Without Borders program to Israel this summer, league officials hope that the first trip to the country can help bring children together during a time of increasing…
  15. Israel Says It Uncovered Planned Mass Cyber Attacks

    Naharnet.com - Technology 04.26 / 22:12 naharnet.com
    Israeli authorities said on Wednesday that they had detected planned cyber attacks against 120 public and private targets in Israel but did not specify the intended…
  16. Ancient tablet unearthed at historic Roman excavation site in Israel

    Upi.com -World 04.26 / 22:10 www.upi.com
    Archaeologists made a significant find on Israel's coast recently -- a mother-of-pearl tablet scientists believe was part of a box that held an ancient…
  17. US Ambassador Haley: ‘A New Day for Israel at the UN’

    Unitedwithisrael.org - Israel 04.26 / 22:07 unitedwithisrael.org
    Haley stated her unwavering support for the Jewish state while vowing combat the UN's anti-Israel…
  18. Israel seeks U.S. backing to avert permanent Iran foothold in Syria

    Thestar.com.my - World 04.26 / 22:05 thestar.com.my
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israel is seeking an "understanding" with the Trump administration that Iran must not be allowed to establish a permanent military foothold in Syria, Israel's intelligence minister told Reuters on…
  19. Israel Ranks 91st in Press Freedom

    Hamodia.com - Israel 04.26 / 20:57 hamodia.com
    Despite Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s ongoing feud with the local media over coverage of him, Israel moved up ten places in the world rankings of press freedom published on Wednesday,… Read more » The post Israel Ranks 91st in Press Freedom appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Turkey Jails Leading Press Freedom Advocate on Terrorism Charges Turkey Rejects Europe’s ‘Red Line’ on Press Freedom After Detentions Foreign Press Association Protests T…
  20. How North Korea nuke crisis affects Israel

    Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte 04.26 / 20:32 al-monitor.com
    Israeli intelligence believes that North Korea, Syria and Iran are collaborating on the development of missile systems and nuclear…