Daily Archives: January 18, 2019

Report: Mandelblit to charge Netanyahu with corruption, top official says

By | 2019-01-18T18:54:22+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Israel|

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit decided to charge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with corruption charges at case 4000, Channel 12 news said on Friday.

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Turkish opposition challenges electoral list containing 165-year-old voter

By | 2019-01-18T16:37:46+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Middle East|

"This is not a normal, fair election, in which everyone is in an equal race," said a Turkish parliamentarian.

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In unusual step, French court imprisons writer for a year over anti-Semitic comments

By | 2019-01-18T15:59:27+00:00 January 18th, 2019|World|

Alain Soral, leading ideologue of France’s far right and known Holocaust denier, wrote that ‘the battle between the Jewish people and the rest of humanity should bear the character of total genocide’

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Over 10,000 protesters clash with IDF forces on Gaza Border

By | 2019-01-18T15:09:02+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Israel|

Protests on the Gaza border, which the Palestinians call the March of Return protests, continued on Friday. Hamas official: "We will continue until the blockade on Gaza ends."

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‘We wait for you in Jerusalem’: Netanyahu urges Romanian PM to move embassy

By | 2019-01-18T14:44:55+00:00 January 18th, 2019|World|

Israel's prime minister met his Romanian counterpart in Jerusalem and asked her to stop 'the European Union's bad resolutions against Israel'

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Israeli Druze protesters enraged at justice minister who says nation-state law won’t be amended

By | 2019-01-18T14:19:23+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Israel|

'The pain is deeper because this suddenly says the country isn't mine': Demonstrators urged Ayelet Shaked to acknowledge damage of contentious legislation

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‘Israel will decline, and Jews will be a persecuted minority. Those who can will flee to America’

By | 2019-01-18T12:58:56+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Israel|

The Turks perpetrated genocide against Christians for 30 years, Benny Morris asserts in a new study. And, in conjunction with his retirement at 70, the historian predicts a grim future for Israel

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