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 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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New Czech Republic atlases write Jerusalem out of Israel

New Czech Republic atlases write Jerusalem out of Israel

The Czech foreign ministry made its position clear when then news broke. “The Czech Republic does not consider east Jerusalem a part of the State of Israel,” ministry spokeswoman Irena Valentova said, hastily adding that the Shocart atlas does not...
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Human Rights Watch: Palestinians abuse media, activists

Human Rights Watch: Palestinians abuse media, activists

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian authorities are silencing dissent by cracking down on free speech and abusing local journalists and activists critical of their policies, a leading international human rights group said Tuesday. Human Rights Watch said both the W...
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Israel arrests senior Hamas official in Ramallah

Israel arrests senior Hamas official in Ramallah

Israeli security forces early Wednesday morning arrested Hussein Mohammed Abu Kuweik, a senior Hamas official near Ramallah. The Shin Bet (Israel’s Security Agency) stated that Abu Kuweik was arrested because he constitutes “a threat to the security in th...
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