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 2018-12-10 11:02 

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Saudi journalist Khashoggi's last words revealed...

Quoting a source who said they had read the full translated transcript of an audio recording, CNN said that Khashoggi recognized one of the men, General Maher Mutreb, who told him: 'You are coming back'...

 2018-12-10 10:28 

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Steven Mnuchin among contenders to replace White House Chief of Staff John Kelly...

Trump's top choice, Nick Ayers, is no longer in the running...

 2018-12-10 10:19 

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West Bank attack: Condition of baby, delivered after mother shot, deteriorates...

In response to attack near settlement, Justice Minister Shaked calls on Netanyahu to legalize remaining homes in Ofra Israeli forces comb Palestinian villages in search of assailant...

 2018-12-10 09:59 

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Twelve Israelis suspected of running child sex trafficking network in Colombia...

Six Israelis arrested, Colombian authorities say Network allegedly sold 'tourism packages' including prostitutes some of whom were minors...

 2018-12-10 07:54 

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Ai Weiwei: Atmosphere in Germany 'reflects the 1930s'...

Chinese dissident artist tells the Guardian mood in Germany and much of Europe is 'very scary'...

 2018-12-10 07:03 

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Business in Brief: Tel Aviv Stock Exchange considers turning to English...

All companies listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange should be allowed to report in English to help them attract more international investment, Israel's market regulator proposed on Sunday...

 2018-12-10 07:03 

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Tech in Brief: Israeli drone maker gets wide clearance from U.S. regulators...

Sheba Medical Center the to invest in medical startup with Israeli fund Triventures New Israeli venture capital fund advises old-line insurers how to adopt innovative technology...

 2018-12-10 06:37 

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Israel's Fattal Hotels set to launch shared workspace facilities next to hotels...

Move comes weeks after it begins offering short-term apartment rentals on Airbnb...

 2018-12-10 04:15 

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Israel's Ben-Gurion airport to host record winter flights...

Israel Airports Authority sees 14% increase in flights to and from Israel this winter season...

 2018-12-10 04:14 

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Despite violence, Israeli Arab women are advancing rapidly...

A social revolution is afoot in Israel: Education and job rates of Arab women have soared as birthrates have fallen...

 2018-12-10 04:14 

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 2018-12-10 03:40 

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1,000 social workers demand Israel allow them to provide service to asylum seekers...

In a letter, social workers argued that their professional code of ethics obligates them to help anyone living in Israel Asylum seekers are currently ineligible for welfare services, except in life-threatening situations...

 2018-12-10 03:16 

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Israel fails to provide 500 autistic children with treatment promised by law...

High-functioning autistic children are being integrated into normal kindergartens, yet they are entitled to 14.5 hours of extra after-hours help a week, according to the national health law - help they aren't receiving...

 2018-12-10 02:46 

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Israeli court sentences man to 14 years for gang rape, though he didn't rape victim...

Supreme court stiffens sentence from 11 years to 14 Court said man played 'a dominant role' in abducting the woman and guarding the door while his friends raped her...

 2018-12-10 01:36 

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Jerusalem, unite...

Uniting Jerusalem can be viewed as part of the relationship between Jews and Arabs throughout Israel; Success in Jerusalem will lead to success throughout the country...

 2018-12-10 01:35 

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Israeli zeitgeist - tyranny of the majority - threatens democracy in Haifa...

Interior MInister Arye Dery, a convicted criminal and serial suspect, wants to prevent the appointment of an Arab as the city's deputy mayor because of his political views. Netanyahu and...

 2018-12-10 01:21 

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Ocasio-Cortez claims Jewish heritage at NY event: 'My family were Sephardic Jews'...

Speaking at a Hanukkah event in Queens, Ocasio Cortez says 'many generations ago' members of her family were Jews who were forced to flee or convert...

 2018-12-09 22:21 

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Blind Israeli-Arab man with disabled girls waits years for his due public housing...

Hassan Abu Riash was born blind and lives in Jaffa with his wife and two disabled daughters Calls from Haaretz seem to finally light a fire under bureaucrats...

 2018-12-09 21:00 

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Israel's deputy foreign minister: I hope Brazilian embassy will move to Jerusalem in January...

Tzipi Hotovely made the remarks in the Foreign Ministry's yearly ambassadors' conference, adding that it's important to continue waging the campaign to get more foreign embassies to move to Jerusalem...

 2018-12-09 20:12 

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Israel seeks to leverage op against Hezbollah tunnels to complete Lebanon border wall...

Operation may take longer to complete than originally thought On the Lebanese side, Hezbollah's silence is deafening Local incidents have the potential of sparking broader conflict...

 2018-12-09 19:48 

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Syria says it intercepted 'enemy targets' over Damascus...

More details soon...

 2018-12-09 19:42 

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Six wounded, one seriously, in shooting near West Bank settlement...

Woman, 30, seriously wounded Two 16-year-old girls lightly wounded Manhunt underway...

 2018-12-09 18:13 

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The sinister message behind Hanukkah songs...

Hanukkah songs: A joyous call by the entire family for a jihadist religious war...

 2018-12-09 18:01 

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Anti-Semitic pamphlets distributed around Pittsburgh massacre site...

Spokesman says police and public safety 'are taking this matter very seriously and will follow every investigative avenue'...

 2018-12-09 17:54 

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IN PHOTOS: Landmines cleared from Jesus' baptism site, ending 50-year shutdown...

The West Bank's Qasr al-Yahud is open to the public after a team of Israeli, Palestinian and Georgian deminers free the site where Jesus is said to have been baptized...

 2018-12-09 17:39 

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Critical phase begins in West Bank arson murder trial...

Evidence to be presented against Amiram Ben-Uliel and alleged accomplice in killings of three members of Dawabsheh family...

 2018-12-09 16:49 

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Marco Rubio says Trump pardon of Manafort would be 'terrible mistake'...

Rubio warns a debate about amending presidential pardon powers could ensue...

 2018-12-09 16:47 

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Criticizing anti-porn bill, Netanyahu expresses concern about censoring internet...

In contrast to earlier version, new bill would have providers ask users whether they want to block porn sites. 'Who will determine which content is permitted and which is forbidden?' Netanyahu asks...

 2018-12-09 16:27 

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In Gaza protests, Israeli troops aim for the legs...

For eight months, Israeli snipers have targeted one part of the body more than any other — the legs...

 2018-12-09 16:24 

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Communist, separatist, nationalist: What you need to know about Italian strongman Matteo Salvini...

Here are some must-know facts about Rome's anti-immigrant deputy PM, the latest populist leader to be hosted by Israel...

 2018-12-09 16:17 

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Jordan to rethink controversial cybercrimes law...

Activists say cybercrimes law aims to silence critics, as the government seeks to avert new wave of protests...

 2018-12-09 16:01 

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'Moral obligation': Israel wants to lure French Jews on aliyah...

Diaspora Affairs Minister Bennett says the problem with the Diaspora is growing assimilation and 'indifference9; to Jewishness and to Israel...

 2018-12-09 15:48 

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Haifa mayor refuses Netanyahu's request to block Arab deputy over alleged terror links...

Netanyahu claims Raja Zaatry, a member of the mixed Arab-Jewish Hadash party, supports Hezbollah and Hamas. Zaatry denies, says his party supports peace and solidarity...

 2018-12-09 15:44 

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Kushner 'advised' Saudi crown prince after Khashoggi killing...

Saudi Arabia reportedly saw Jared Kushner as an impressionable target early on in Trump's presidency...

 2018-12-09 14:47 

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NYC high school known for 'Fame' bans Nazi symbols from 'The Sound of Music'...

The Third Reich symbols appear in the play in the context of the family von Trapp opposing the Nazis...

 2018-12-09 14:41 

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Anti-Semitic letter citing Pittsburgh shooting sent to Jewish N.Y.C. councilwoman...

Karen Koslowitz, whose grandfather was killed in Poland for being Jewish, says she feels 'personally' targeted by the letter...

 2018-12-09 14:39 

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LISTEN: Israeli women unite to battle violence and a government that doesn't care...

A coalition of 50 feminist and women's organizations joined forces to bring thousands of Israeli women - Jews and Arabs alike - into the streets to protest government inaction....

 2018-12-09 14:34 

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From Fox News to the UN: Trump's replacement for Nikki Haley faces tough confirmation...

Trump is downgrading the ambassador's position to a sub-Cabinet-level post...

 2018-12-09 13:58 

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Egypt investigating Danish photographer who posted images having sex atop Great Pyramid...

Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities said on Saturday the incident 'violates public morality' and has requested the Attorney General launch an investigation...

 2018-12-09 13:36 

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Egyptian court to hear petition to cancel presidential term limits...

Constitutional changes would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to seek re-election beyond his second term...

 2018-12-09 12:58 

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India delays missile deal with Israel, demands new tests...

$500 million are in jeopardy as India questions the Spike missile's durability in high temperatures India scrapped similar deal in the past until Netanyahu declared in India it was 'back on the table'...

 2018-12-09 12:43 

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Israel demanded Germany cut funding to Jewish Museum in Berlin, report says...

Letter sent directly to Chancellor Angela Merkel's bureau cited an exhibit about Jerusalem that presents 'the Muslim-Palestinian perspective of the city'...

 2018-12-09 12:08 

Haaretz Daily

From Jerusalem to Paris: Everything Trump got wrong this week...

Meanwhile, Democratic Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ignored reality when she suggested the Pentagon has a hidden pot of $21 trillion that could help pay for 'Medicare for All'...

 2018-12-09 12:01 

Haaretz Daily

Hezbollah deputy chief: All of Israel is within range of our missiles...

Sheikh Naim Qassem says Hezbollah will not initiate a war but will respond to Israeli aggression...

 2018-12-09 11:47 

Haaretz Daily

New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg defends anti-Zionism...

Goldberg argues that opposing Israel and calling for a binational Israeli-Palestinian state is legitimate...

 2018-12-09 11:40 

Haaretz Daily

Schindler's List at 25: A list of Holocaust movies, beyond the classic...

A list of Holocaust movies sometimes forgotten, but always worth a watch...

 2018-12-09 11:38 

Haaretz Daily

Justice Department ties Trump to criminal activity, but can a president be prosecuted?...

For the first time, prosecutors have tied U.S. President Donald Trump to a federal crime, accusing him of directing illegal hush-money payments to women during his presidential campaign in 2016...

 2018-12-09 11:32 

Haaretz Daily

Israel's state-run lottery succeeds in pressuring Arab-Israeli town to cancel anti-occupation play...

Mayor says he thought cancellation request was 'a technical matter'...

 2018-12-09 11:27 

Haaretz Daily

Trump admin. wants to continue support for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen...

The Senate last month voted to advance a resolution to end U.S. military support, which includes arms sales and intelligence sharing...

 2018-12-09 11:17 

Haaretz Daily

On Fox, GOP Congressman accuses George Soros of turning on fellow Jews, damaging Israel...

'Abhorrent that a sitting Congressman propagated debunked Soros conspiracies,' the ADL tweeted in response...

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