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 2021-01-25 14:22 

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Shas Torah Sages Council condemns Haredi riots...

Rabbi Shalom Cohen, president of the Shas Torah Sages Council of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party, ordered its followers on Monday The post Shas Torah Sages Council condemns Haredi riots appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-25 10:23 

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In first Gulf trips, Netanyahu will bolster shared Iran line for Biden...

PM Binyamin Netanyahu will reportedly make his first official trips to the UAE and Bahrain in the first week of The post In first Gulf trips, Netanyahu will bolster shared Iran line for Biden appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-25 07:59 

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The UAE approves its first embassy in Tel Aviv...

he United Arab Emirates on Sunday approved establishing its first embassy in Tel Aviv, the UAE government said on its The post The UAE approves its first embassy in Tel Aviv appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-25 07:15 

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US will enhance partnership with Israel, build on new Arab ties...

White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan assured his visiting Israeli counterpart Meir Ben Shabbat on Sunday that the Biden The post US will enhance partnership with Israel, build on new Arab ties appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-25 07:08 

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Ultra-Orthodox rioters smash bus, vandalize Jerusalem light rail Ultra-Orthodox students overnight smashed the windows of a Bnei Brak bus, injuring The post appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-24 17:15 

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US covid cases top 25 million...

President Joe Biden warned Americans that things would get worse before they got better as the US counted more than The post US covid cases top 25 million appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-24 16:38 

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Ultra-religious students rage against police in three towns...

Ultra-Orthodox students raged against police again on Sunday over the government's order to close all the country's institutions of learning The post Ultra-religious students rage against police in three towns appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-24 08:24 

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No sign of an Israeli covid variant...

The Health Ministry's Public Health head, Dr. Sharon Alroy-Preis, said in an interview on Sunday that there was no knowledge The post No sign of an Israeli covid variant appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-24 08:17 

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Cabinet to approve shuttering airport as covid death toll soars...

Shutting the international airport against infection by alien covid strains is on the agenda of Sunday's Israeli cabinet session. The The post Cabinet to approve shuttering airport as covid death toll soars appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-23 16:30 

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Larry King, iconic TV interviewer, dies aged 87...

In a broadcasting career of six decades, Larry King, in his inimitable style, interviewed some 50,000 people, including many of The post Larry King, iconic TV interviewer, dies aged 87 appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-23 16:21 

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Navalny: Police detain hundreds as protests spread across Russia...

An estimated 1,600 people were detained on Saturday by riot police during nationwide protests in support of jailed opposition leader The post Navalny: Police detain hundreds as protests spread across Russia appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-23 11:25 

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New vaccines around the corner for prowling covid variants...

"There is more concern about the covid variants from South Africa and Brazil," said the UK government's scientific adviser Sir The post New vaccines around the corner for prowling covid variants appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-23 07:57 

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UK prime minister, chief rabbi blast Jewish wedding at London school...

London police broke up a wedding party at the Haredi Yesodey Hatorah Senior Girls' School in Stamford Hill, North London, The post UK prime minister, chief rabbi blast Jewish wedding at London school appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-22 16:21 

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The IDF downs drone crossing in from Lebanon...

The military reported that a drone which encroached on Israeli airspace from Lebanon on Friday was shot down. The spokesman The post The IDF downs drone crossing in from Lebanon appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-22 16:13 

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Twitter suspends account linked to Khamenei...

A Twitter account linked to Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei was suspended on Friday after posting an apparent call to The post Twitter suspends account linked to Khamenei appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-22 08:30 

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Trump hires counsel for his Senate impeachment trial...

Former president Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial is due to begin in mid-February to give him time for preparation, Republican The post Trump hires counsel for his Senate impeachment trial appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-22 07:39 

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Six arrested in Bnei Brak teen anti-police rampage...

Dozens of ultra-Orthodox (haredim) youths Thursday night besieged a police vehicle monitoring the lockdown in Bnei Brak. When they pelted The post Six arrested in Bnei Brak teen anti-police rampage appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-22 07:26 

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Vaccinations to extend to youths of 16 to 18...

Health Minister Yuli Edelstein announced that youths of 16 to 18 will be eligible for covid vaccination as of next The post Vaccinations to extend to youths of 16 to 18 appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-22 07:00 

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ISIS strikes again in Iraq, 32 killed...

At least 32 people were killed and 110 wounded in a twin suicide bombing that tore through a busy area The post ISIS strikes again in Iraq, 32 killed appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-22 06:54 

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Syrian media claim Israeli missile attack near Hama...

An unidentified location near the western town of Hama was said by Damascus to have been struck by Israeli missiles The post Syrian media claim Israeli missile attack near Hama appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-21 08:57 

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Second day of downward covid curve...

The first two weeks of Israel's strict countrywide lockdown are beginning to take effect. The coronavirus R coefficient dropped on The post Second day of downward covid curve appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-21 08:13 

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Will Biden correct nuclear deal omissions in revived talks with Iran?...

PM Binyamin Netanyahu joined the warm congratulations pouring in from world leaders for the new US President Joe Biden after The post Will Biden correct nuclear deal omissions in revived talks with Iran? appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-20 18:16 

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Joe Biden sworn in as US President, Kamala Harris as Vice President...

Unity was the leitmotif of Joe Biden's first speech as the 46th US president at his inauguration on Jan. 20 The post Joe Biden sworn in as US President, Kamala Harris as Vice President appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-20 15:27 

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Biden expected to quickly sign flurry of executive orders...

Upon his inauguration as 46th US president, Joe Biden is predicted to sign the first of around 17 executive actions, The post Biden expected to quickly sign flurry of executive orders appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-20 15:16 

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Huge blast guts a multi-storey building in Madrid. Several injured...

A massive explosion on Wednesday struck a multi-storey building at Toledo Street in downtown Madrid which provided residential training for The post Huge blast guts a multi-storey building in Madrid. Several injured appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-20 14:44 

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A 21-gun salute for Trump for his leave-taking at Joint Base Andrews...

Donald Trump boarded the Marine One helicopter for the last time on Wednesday when he departed the White House as The post A 21-gun salute for Trump for his leave-taking at Joint Base Andrews appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-20 07:20 

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Marginal downturn in covid infection...

Deputy health minister Yoav Kish reported on Wednesday 8,511 new cases of coronavirus, down by, two thousand in 24 hours. The post Marginal downturn in covid infection appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-20 07:02 

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Biden honors 400,000 covid dead on arrival in Washington...

President-elect Joe Biden's arrived in Washington a day before his inauguration as president later on Wednesday. He headed to Lincoln The post Biden honors 400,000 covid dead on arrival in Washington appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-20 06:44 

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Trump pardons dozens including Bannon...

In his last act before leaving the White House, President Donald Trump granted clemency to a prominent former aide Steve The post Trump pardons dozens including Bannon appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-19 20:20 

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Third Gaza rocket in two days triggered alerts...

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip Tuesday night is reported to have landed harmlessly on open ground near Kibbutz The post Third Gaza rocket in two days triggered alerts appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-19 20:10 

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As covid runs out of control, Israel's lockdown prolonged to Jan. 31...

The coronavirus cabinet on Tuesday, Jan. 19, approved in a rare consensus the extension of the strict two-week lockdown expiring The post As covid runs out of control, Israel's lockdown prolonged to Jan. 31 appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-19 17:36 

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After 10 serious cases, pregnant women told to get covid vaccination...

At least 10 pregnant women have been admitted to hospital in seriously condition with coronavirus. They were not vaccinated against The post After 10 serious cases, pregnant women told to get covid vaccination appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-19 08:58 

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Iran launches ground forces drill, fourth in snap military exercises...

State media report that commando units and airborne infantry were taking part in a new exercise launched on Tuesday along The post Iran launches ground forces drill, fourth in snap military exercises appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-19 07:48 

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The US Capitol building evacuated when smoke seen...

Two days before the US presidential inauguration, nervous security officials ordered the Capitol building evacuated after smoke was seen rising The post The US Capitol building evacuated when smoke seen appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-19 06:54 

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More than 10pc test positive for coronavirus...

The coronavirus cabinet convenes on Tuesday to extend the two-week lockdown ending on Thursday for at least another week, although The post More than 10pc test positive for coronavirus appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-18 18:35 

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Splits, mergers and acquisitions crisscross Israel's election campaign...

Vaccinated yet? Got your own party? This is how Israelis may greet one another while queuing up for anti-covid shots The post Splits, mergers and acquisitions crisscross Israel's election campaign appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-18 10:43 

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The FBI vets National Guardsmen as 25,000 stream into DC...

US security chiefs were told to be on the lookout for potential insider attacks from service members as an extraordinary The post The FBI vets National Guardsmen as 25,000 stream into DC appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-18 10:28 

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Iran's production of uranium metal has "no credible civilian use"...

Britain, France and Germany jointly voiced deep concern over Iran's plans to produce uranium metal in view of its "potentially The post Iran's production of uranium metal has "no credible civilian use" appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-18 10:00 

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Biden's aide denounces arrest of Putin critic Navalny...

Alexey Navalny was arrested upon landing at Moscow airport on Sunday from five months he spent in Germany recovering from The post Biden's aide denounces arrest of Putin critic Navalny appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-18 09:24 

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International airport faces shutdown. UAE halts no-visa benefit for Israelis...

The demand to close Ben Gurion airport is prompted by the invasion of new covid-19 mutants first the UK The post International airport faces shutdown. UAE halts no-visa benefit for Israelis appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-18 09:04 

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Israel's coronavirus death tall passes 4,000...

Due to diminished testing over the weekend, the number of new covid cases per day dropped to 5,616 on Sunday. The post Israel's coronavirus death tall passes 4,000 appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-18 08:44 

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Two rockets from Gaza drop into sea outside Ashdod...

Two rockets launched from Gaza early Monday were aimed at Ashdod port but dropped harmlessly into the water offshore. No The post Two rockets from Gaza drop into sea outside Ashdod appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-17 18:06 

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Kremlin critic Navalny flies home to Russia...

Alexey Navalny flew home to Russia on Sunday after five months in Germany recovering from a poison attack last summer. The post Kremlin critic Navalny flies home to Russia appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-16 17:33 

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Iran test-fires anti-ship ballistic missiles in 3rd military exercise...

A video released by Iran's state TV on Saturday, Jan. 16, showed missiles of "various classes" targeting "enemy's battleships" and The post Iran test-fires anti-ship ballistic missiles in 3rd military exercise appeared first on DEB...

 2021-01-16 16:33 

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Iran test-fires "new generation" ballistic missiles able to reach Israel...

Iran's Revolutionary Guard Saturday test-fired anti-warship ballistic missiles against targets in the Indian Ocean, wrapping up its third military exercise The post Iran test-fires "new generation" ballistic missiles able to reach Israel appea...

 2021-01-16 16:15 

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Biden awards Wendy Sherman No. 2 State Department post...

President-elect Joe Biden has appointed two Obama-era officials to top State Department posts Wendy Sherman as Deputy Secretary of The post Biden awards Wendy Sherman No. 2 State Department post appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-16 09:35 

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Abbas announces first Palestinian elections in 15 years...

Palestinian Authority Chairman, Mahmoud Abbas, has decreed that legislative elections will take place on May 22 and a vote for The post Abbas announces first Palestinian elections in 15 years appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-16 09:18 

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Pompeo: 7 companies sanctioned in Trump's parting shot for Iran...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that seven companies were to be sanctioned for shipping steel or aluminum The post Pompeo: 7 companies sanctioned in Trump's parting shot for Iran appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-16 08:36 

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Israel sees 104 coronavirus deaths in 48 hours...

Deaths from coronavirus climbed in Israel by 104 in the past two days to a total of 3,910. On Saturday, The post Israel sees 104 coronavirus deaths in 48 hours appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

 2021-01-16 08:27 

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India launches world's largest covid vaccination program...

The first shots of the world's largest vaccination program will be given on Saturday to India's 30 million doctors, nurses The post India launches world's largest covid vaccination program appeared first on DEBKAfile ....

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