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 2022-06-28 01:59 

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Ex-NYC mayor Bill de Blasio says he no longer supports AIPAC...

Running for Congress seat in city's newly created District 10, former mayor says pro-Israel lobby has undergone 'unacceptable9; change, will not accept endorsement if offeredRunning for Congress seat in city's newly created District 10, for...

 2022-06-28 00:10 

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Supreme Court decision on prayer throws doubt on 1992 victory for Jewish family...

Jewish groups say 6-3 ruling in Kennedy v. Bremerton could roll back church-state separations that have protected schoolchildren from religious coercion for decadesJewish groups say 6-3 ruling in Kennedy v. Bremerton could roll back church-state separatio...

 2022-06-27 23:19 

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US says progress made toward elusive Israel-Lebanon maritime border deal...

State Department says energy envoy's recent talks with sides narrowed differences between them, adds US engagement will continue in coming weeksState Department says energy envoy's recent talks with sides narrowed differences between them, adds US...

 2022-06-27 23:01 

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Large cyberattack on Iranian industrial sector targets three steel plants...

Closed-circuit footage shows massive fire on production line at state-owned facility forced to halt production; anonymous hacking group cites 'aggression of Islamic Republic'Closed-circuit footage shows massive fire on production line at state-own...

 2022-06-27 20:48 

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Do signs point to an emerging Israel-Saudi normalization deal?...

In recent months, Saudis have taken to social media -- which is tightly controlled in the kingdom -- to express their support for peaceIn recent months, Saudis have taken to social media -- which is tightly controlled in the kingdom -- to express their su...

 2022-06-27 19:56 

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Rapist nightclub owner paroled on condition he stay out of Tel Aviv...

Panel rules victims' fears of running into their attacker, Alon Kastiel, should not be the deciding factor in his early releasePanel rules victims' fears of running into their attacker, Alon Kastiel, should not be the deciding factor in his early ...

 2022-06-27 19:07 

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Lawyers ask German court to acquit 101-year-old accused ex-Nazi guard...

Unnamed defendant allegedly served at the Sachsenhausen camp on the outskirts of Berlin between 1942 and 1945, has denied ever working thereUnnamed defendant allegedly served at the Sachsenhausen camp on the outskirts of Berlin between 1942 and 1945, has ...

 2022-06-27 19:05 

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Teachers resume strike after meeting with treasury yields no results...

Government offers NIS 8,600 as starting wage for new teachers, small monthly raise for experienced teachers; union deems offer 'ridiculous'Government offers NIS 8,600 as starting wage for new teachers, small monthly raise for experienced teachers;...

 2022-06-27 18:53 

Times of Israel

Iran and US confirm indirect nuclear talks to resume in Qatar...

Fresh negotiations are separate from stalled discussions in Vienna; EU to act as go-between, but new location puts Doha in a key spotFresh negotiations are separate from stalled discussions in Vienna; EU to act as go-between, but new location puts Doha in...

 2022-06-27 18:30 

Times of Israel

Jordan gas leak kills at least 13, injures some 250, authorities say...

Incident takes place in Jordan's southern port city of Aqaba, adjacent to the Israeli city of Eilat; no signs of the contamination crossing borderIncident takes place in Jordan's southern port city of Aqaba, adjacent to the Israeli city of Eilat; ...

 2022-06-27 18:23 

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Police find intel officer who died mysteriously wasn't killed by 'a deliberate act'...

Review of military's internal probe says IDF conducted all 'necessary' investigative actions, but other examinations should be heldReview of military's internal probe says IDF conducted all 'necessary' investigative actions, but ot...

 2022-06-27 17:59 

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Dozens feared killed as Russia accused of striking Ukrainian shopping mall...

Zelensky rails at Moscow for attacking civilian site with 'no strategic value' as part of its ongoing assault in eastern UkraineZelensky rails at Moscow for attacking civilian site with 'no strategic value' as part of its ongoing assault i...

 2022-06-27 17:47 

Times of Israel

Decisive Knesset dispersal vote expected Wednesday, following strategic delays...

Opposition stalls bill's progress in order to negotiate election date, with some claiming to buy time for an alternative coalitionOpposition stalls bill's progress in order to negotiate election date, with some claiming to buy time for an alternat...

 2022-06-27 17:32 

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Hamas claims health of Israeli captive 'deteriorating,' in rare announcement...

Terror group is holding two live captives, as well as the bodies of two soldiers; Israeli officials reportedly dismiss Hamas message as 'psychological warfare'Terror group is holding two live captives, as well as the bodies of two soldiers; Israel...

 2022-06-27 16:36 

Times of Israel

IDF, police seize millions of shekels' worth of marijuana on Egypt border...

Troops detain several suspects who crossed into Israel, hid 80 kilos of contraband in areaTroops detain several suspects who crossed into Israel, hid 80 kilos of contraband in area...

 2022-06-27 16:31 

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Sole surviving suspect in 2015 Paris terror onslaught says he's 'not a murderer'...

Salah Abdeslam apologizes to victims, says he was a last-minute add-on to the group of Islamic State attackersSalah Abdeslam apologizes to victims, says he was a last-minute add-on to the group of Islamic State attackers...

 2022-06-27 16:14 

Times of Israel

Israel, Arab allies agree to tighten cooperation ahead of Biden visit...

First meeting of Negev Summit steering committee, held in Bahrain, seen as 'important milestone' as region prepares to receive US presidentFirst meeting of Negev Summit steering committee, held in Bahrain, seen as 'important milestone' as ...

 2022-06-27 16:02 

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Oslo Pride Parade attack suspect refusing to cooperate, police say...

Zaniar Matapour, a 43-year-old Norwegian citizen originally from Iran, was arrested after 2 people were killed and more than 20 wounded in an alleged 'Islamist terror act'Zaniar Matapour, a 43-year-old Norwegian citizen originally from Iran, was a...

 2022-06-27 15:22 

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Gantz vows to 'do everything' prevent an alternative government led by Netanyahu...

Continued delays have stalled a bill to disperse the 24th Knesset amid long-shot opposition efforts to form an alternative government within electionsContinued delays have stalled a bill to disperse the 24th Knesset amid long-shot opposition efforts to fo...

 2022-06-27 15:21 

Times of Israel

Gantz: Israel is building a Middle East air defense alliance against Iran...

Defense minister hints at report on US-led talks between Israel, Saudi Arabia, and others to counter Tehran's missiles and drones; stresses opposition to 'bad nuclear deal'Defense minister hints at report on US-led talks between Israel, Saudi ...

 2022-06-27 14:44 

Times of Israel

Israeli arrested in Greece for drug dealing the victim of a mix-up — Israel...

Interpol photo of suspect does not resemble Dudi Ashkenazi, arrested while on vacation with his wife last weekInterpol photo of suspect does not resemble Dudi Ashkenazi, arrested while on vacation with his wife last week...

 2022-06-27 13:42 

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Veteran journalist lashed for saying Likud voters less intelligent, uncultured...

Gadi Sukenik insists Yesh Atid lawmakers are smarter than those of Likud; offended MKs slam remarks as racism, incitementGadi Sukenik insists Yesh Atid lawmakers are smarter than those of Likud; offended MKs slam remarks as racism, incitement...

 2022-06-27 13:18 

Times of Israel

Pfizer CEO to Israeli TV: Omicron shots ready for use as soon as FDA approves...

Albert Bourla insists his company's original vaccine is safe for children as young as 6 months, says he's aiming to create vaccine that offers yearlong protectionAlbert Bourla insists his company's original vaccine is safe for children as youn...

 2022-06-27 13:18 

Times of Israel

Israel eases access to abortion, canceling key decades-old mandatory formalities...

New rules allow drug-induced early-term abortions at clinics, remove need for approval of intrusive committees; health minister hails reform as opposite to US Supreme Court rulingNew rules allow drug-induced early-term abortions at clinics, remove need fo...

 2022-06-27 13:04 

Times of Israel

Stunning Roman-era Lod seafaring mosaic finally drops anchor in a home of its own...

Five years - and a pandemic - after breaking ground at Lod, the Shelby White & Leon Levy Lod Mosaic Archaeological Center is inaugurated to house the massive sea-themed floorFive years - and a pandemic - after breaking ground at Lod, the Shelby White & Le...

 2022-06-27 12:11 

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Government approves three billion shekel plan to boost climate technology...

Targets set for 2026 include doubling registered patents, startups, and pilot projects carried out on state infrastructureTargets set for 2026 include doubling registered patents, startups, and pilot projects carried out on state infrastructure...

 2022-06-27 12:11 

Times of Israel

G7 gears up to broaden sanctions on Russia, set fuel price cap, raise tariffs...

Move aimed at weakening Russian military by blocking access to Western technology; powers plan to use funds earned by tariffs to help Ukraine cover costs of warMove aimed at weakening Russian military by blocking access to Western technology; powers plan ...

 2022-06-27 12:00 

Times of Israel

Liberman: Election will cost NIS 2.4 billion; the responsible party should pay price...

Faction meetings underway as coalition and opposition lawmakers resume talks on setting date for vote and deciding which legislation will be passed before parliament dispersesFaction meetings underway as coalition and opposition lawmakers resume talks on ...

 2022-06-27 11:41 

Times of Israel

IDF soldiers arrest 17 wanted Palestinians, seize guns in overnight West Bank raids...

Special forces come under 'massive' fire in Jenin during arrest of three terror suspects; hunting rifle and makeshift submachine gun confiscated in Jordan Valley villageSpecial forces come under 'massive' fire in Jenin during arrest of thr...

 2022-06-27 11:31 

Times of Israel

In targeting Amsalem, Netanyahu sends a message to all senior members of Likud...

Opposition chief threw his loyalist under the bus over a remark that a coalition with Ra'am is possible; but his public repudiation of Amsalem may yet cost him dearlyOpposition chief threw his loyalist under the bus over a remark that a coalition with...

 2022-06-27 11:02 

Times of Israel

Daily Briefing Jun 27: Israel's current COVID wave may be much worse than we know...

Political correspondent Tal Schneider talks tit-for-tat politics, anti-Netanyahu bills, Israeli takeaways from Roe v. Wade repeal; health reporter Nathan Jeffay on fecal bacteriaPolitical correspondent Tal Schneider talks tit-for-tat politics, anti-Netany...

 2022-06-27 11:01 

Times of Israel

Qatar named as site of indirect talks between Iran and US on nuclear deal...

Iran's Foreign Ministry says meeting will be held later this week, but doesn't confirm location; UK, France, Germany to also joinIran's Foreign Ministry says meeting will be held later this week, but doesn't confirm location; UK, France, G...

 2022-06-27 10:28 

Times of Israel

Knesset dispersal process hampered as coalition, opposition resume talks on details...

Key House Committee meeting repeatedly delayed to give MKs time to discuss election date and additional legislation, amid opposition efforts to form alternative governmentKey House Committee meeting repeatedly delayed to give MKs time to discuss election ...

 2022-06-27 10:21 

Times of Israel

Science of uncertainty: Gov't adviser on why this COVID wave is so hard to predict...

Prof. Ran Balicer says current spike reflects waning immunity, a new variant and summer AC use — but widespread unreported home testing means we don't know yet how severe it'll beProf. Ran Balicer says current spike reflects waning immunity,...

 2022-06-27 10:21 

Times of Israel

Cyberattack forces Iranian state-owned steel plant to stop production...

Incident is apparently one of biggest such assaults on Iran's strategic industrial sector recently; firm claims attack thwarted, facility not operating due to 'technical problems'Incident is apparently one of biggest such assaults on Iran'...

 2022-06-27 09:49 

Times of Israel

Anger as Mitzpe Ramon LGBT march sidelined and counter-protest okayed on its route...

Organizers file High Court petition, denounce alleged threats from local yeshiva, after police reroute pride parade to city's outskirts due concerns of public disorderOrganizers file High Court petition, denounce alleged threats from local yeshiva, af...

 2022-06-27 09:30 

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Israeli companies eye potential across the Metaverse - Sponsored Content...

OurCrowd startups aim to insert emotion, personality into virtual space.OurCrowd startups aim to insert emotion, personality into virtual space....

 2022-06-27 08:35 

Times of Israel

Old City hotelier facing eviction: 'Biden, give Christians 10 minutes of your visit'...

Abu el-Walid Dajani, whose family has leased Imperial Hotel since 1949, says 'Palestinian heritage endangered'; new leaseholder Ateret Cohanim: 'Jews entitled to live everywhere'Abu el-Walid Dajani, whose family has leased Imperial Hotel s...

 2022-06-27 07:28 

Times of Israel

NYC Pride parade stampede after fireworks mistaken for gunfire; no serious injuries...

Noise causes panic among revelers in Washington Square Park; organizers decry 'dangerous' US abortion ruling amid fears it could be start of broader push by court to curb freedomsNoise causes panic among revelers in Washington Square Park; organiz...

 2022-06-27 06:48 

Times of Israel

US readying to provide Ukraine with air defense system, artillery support — source...

As G7 convenes, Biden expected to announce he's sending medium- and long-range missile system NASAMS for Ukrainians to defend themselves against continued Russian bombardmentsAs G7 convenes, Biden expected to announce he's sending medium- and long...

 2022-06-27 06:37 

Times of Israel

State witness, a former member of notorious Abergil mob, found dead in South America...

Previously a senior member of the crime syndicate, he testified about a number of murders; was living abroad as part of witness protection programPreviously a senior member of the crime syndicate, he testified about a number of murders; was living abroad ...

 2022-06-27 05:25 

Times of Israel

Israel may allow Iran to transfer oil to Syria under US supervision — report...

Unsourced report says Jerusalem could agree to conditional easing of sanctions; 3 tankers said already on their way, having previously carried weapons from Iran to Syria, HezbollahUnsourced report says Jerusalem could agree to conditional easing of sancti...

 2022-06-27 03:44 

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Porto Jewish community denounces citizenship probe as a 'Holocaust against families'...

Head of community rails at Portuguese authorities over investigation into its role in vetting Roman Abramovich, others for Sephardic ancestryHead of community rails at Portuguese authorities over investigation into its role in vetting Roman Abramovich, ot...

 2022-06-27 03:16 

Times of Israel

Battle lines drawn as coalition and opposition resume clash over Knesset's fate...

Government makes gains in bid to disperse parliament before opposition can take control and install Netanyahu as prime minister, but Likud-led camp vows to keep fightingGovernment makes gains in bid to disperse parliament before opposition can take contro...

 2022-06-27 02:56 

Times of Israel

Terror suspect in shooting during Oslo's Pride festival refusing to speak with cops...

At memorial service for victims, Norwegian PM says attack 'did not stop the fight and the efforts to fight discrimination, prejudice and hatred'At memorial service for victims, Norwegian PM says attack 'did not stop the fight and the efforts t...

 2022-06-27 02:12 

Times of Israel

Likud MK bristles at Netanyahu rebuke after welcoming coalition with Ra'am...

'He put out a statement to hurt me,' David Amsalem says in response to ex-PM's disavowal of comments on adding 'anti-Zionist9; Islamist faction to a potential government'He put out a statement to hurt me,' David Amsalem says in ...

 2022-06-27 00:42 

Times of Israel

UK's Prince Charles reportedly accepted bags with millions in cash from Qatari PM...

Newspaper says British royal received $3.2 million from Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani; his office says money was deposited with one of his charities, denies any wrongdoingNewspaper says British royal received $3.2 million from Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim a...

 2022-06-26 23:49 

Times of Israel

Iran's FM to visit Turkey after alleged plot to target Israelis in Istanbul...

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian to hold talks in Ankara days after Israel's Yair Lapid visited, suspected Iranian cell members arrestedHossein Amir-Abdollahian to hold talks in Ankara days after Israel's Yair Lapid visited, suspected Iranian cell members...

 2022-06-26 22:57 

Times of Israel

Beitar Jerusalem fans announce deal to buy soccer team from owner accused of fraud...

Association managed by club's supporters says it will raise some NIS 12 million to help reduce deficit, purchase new playersAssociation managed by club's supporters says it will raise some NIS 12 million to help reduce deficit, purchase new player...

 2022-06-26 22:00 

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Former conscripts in Iran Guards bemoan ban on entering US due to terror listing...

Iranians stateside disappointed that Trump-era terror designation of IRGC not removed under Biden, preventing family members from joining themIranians stateside disappointed that Trump-era terror designation of IRGC not removed under Biden, preventing fam...

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