Fires Are Finally Out, But Tallies Are Devastating

Fires Are Finally Out, But Tallies Are Devastating

The blazing brush fires which consumed Israel in the past week have finally been quenched, but the damage done is staggering, officials say. While Israel downgraded its state of emergency and sent most of its firefighters back to regular duty...
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Israel Fire Updates: 30 Arrested in Connection With Fires, Police Official Says

Israel Fire Updates: 30 Arrested in Connection With Fires, Police Official Says

Israel fires: Several of suspected arsonists linked to fires in Arab towns, police mum on others ■ Blazes under control ■ Netanyahu thanks Palestinian president for assistance ■ U.S. supertanker carries out mission over Jerusalem. Firefighters gained con...
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Al-Qaeda linked Palestinian militant group ‘claims responsibility’ for devastating Haifa fires which have cost thousands of Israeli families everything

Al-Qaeda linked Palestinian militant group ‘claims responsibility’ for devastating Haifa fires which have cost thousands of Israeli families everything

Palestinian Salafist group Ma’sadat al-Mujahideen has claimed that it was behind the blazes  Blazes have spread to villages near Jerusalem and have destroyed properties leaving families with nothing Police say 12 people have been arrested as Israeli PM labe...
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Israel On Fire: Where’s the Coverage?

Israel On Fire: Where’s the Coverage?

The State of Israel is currently besieged with a massive eruption of wild fires. In Haifa, Israel’s third-largest city, 75,000 people — 25% of the population – have been evacuated from their homes. Blazes are endangering communities in dozens of....
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Officials say evidence of widespread arson unclear as fires burn overnight in many parts of Israel

Officials say evidence of widespread arson unclear as fires burn overnight in many parts of Israel

Israeli security officials warned against jumping to conclusions about the cause of the wave of fires that has struck Israel in recent days, Channel 10 reported late Thursday. The fires have cut a path of destruction across several of the...
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Israel fires: Tens of thousands flee as fires hit Haifa

Israel fires: Tens of thousands flee as fires hit Haifa

Tens of thousands of people are being evacuated as wildfires rage through parts of Israel’s third largest city of Haifa. The fires follow a two-month drought and are being fanned by strong winds in the north of the city. Wildfires...
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Wildfires tear across Israel; police chief suspects ‘political’ arson

Wildfires tear across Israel; police chief suspects ‘political’ arson

HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of residents were ordered to leave Israel’s third largest city on Thursday as wildfires tore across central and northern Israel, and the country’s chief of police said politically motivated arson ma...
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