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Beast in the Middle East! Snow blankets Lebanon, Israel, Turkey and Syria amid freezing temperatures caused by a weakened polar vortex

Snow falls in Jerusalem over the Dome of the Rock for the first time in years after a polar vortex brought freezing conditions across many…

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Posted in Israel Lebanon

Gantz: Hezbollah will be ‘fatally wounded’ if Israel drawn into a war in Lebanon

Defense minister warns of possible difficult days for home front after terror group head Nasrallah said it will bomb Israeli cities in response to any…

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Posted in Crime Hezbollah Lebanon

Prominent Hezbollah critic shot dead, Lebanese security official says

Lokman Slim, who went missing Wednesday evening en route to Beirut, was regularly criticized by terror group’s supporters, media A prominent Lebanese publisher and vocal…

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Posted in Hezbollah Lebanon

Amid crisis, Hezbollah ‘bank’ a lifeline for some, and a boon for terror group

Operating under Islamic rules forbidding interest, the al-Qard al-Hasan association provides hundreds of thousands of micro-loans while entrenching support among poor Shiites BEIRUT, Lebanon —…

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When Israel and Arab nations unite, world should take note, says UN ambassador

(December 29, 2020 / JNS) Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan reflected on 2020 and how “Israel’s future looks brighter than ever” in his address on…

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Posted in Israel Lebanon Saudi Arabia

Nasrallah claims Saudi-Israeli plot to kill him; says precision missiles doubled

Lebanon’s Hezbollah has doubled the number of its precision missiles over the past year, the terror group’s leader Hassan Nasrallah said Sunday. In a four-hour…

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Posted in Lebanon

Cabinet okays tax revenues transfer to Abbas, holds back some for ‘pay to slay’ Ministers decide to withhold some NIS 600 million out of 2.4 billion total to compensate for PA payments to terrorists and their families

The security cabinet authorized late Sunday the transfer of some NIS 2.4 billion ($725 million) in tax revenues that Israel collects on behalf of the…

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Posted in Government Jordan Lebanon

Jordan’s King Abdullah and Palestinian leader Abbas meet, hope Biden revives peace process

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan’s King Abdullah on Sunday met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and both leaders set high hopes that U.S. President-elect Joe Biden…

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