Daily Archives: February 9, 2019

Netherlands recognizes Gaza, West Bank as official birthplaces for Palestinians

By | 2019-02-09T22:31:52+00:00 February 9th, 2019|World|

Palestinians living in the Netherlands who were born after 1948 will now be allowed to register the Strip and the West Bank as their place of birth, instead of Israel or unknown

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Police: ‘stop irresponsible social media posts’ about the murder

By | 2019-02-09T22:00:43+00:00 February 9th, 2019|Israel|

Yair Netanyahu accused the police of covering up details of 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher's murder, possibly instigating the police's request of the public to stop posting details of the death.

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Finnish soldiers participated in mass murders of Jews during World War II, report finds

By | 2019-02-09T21:16:45+00:00 February 9th, 2019|World|

Report initiated after request by Nazi hunter Efraim Zuroff concludes that 1,408 Finns volunteered in the Nazi division and took part in massacres of 10,000 people

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Palestinian suspect in Tekoa woman’s murder arrested outside Ramallah

By | 2019-02-09T20:32:15+00:00 February 9th, 2019|Israel|

Right-wing activists tried to block the road at Jerusalem’s northwestern entrance on Saturday night, chanting, “The nation demands revenge.”

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U.S.-backed forces launch final battle to defeat Islamic State in Syria

By | 2019-02-09T20:03:16+00:00 February 9th, 2019|Middle East|

Offensive begins after more than 20,000 civilians evacuated from last pocket the terror group holds in the east of the war-torn country

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Former Canadian prime minister Harper on under-the-radar business visit

By | 2019-02-09T19:15:38+00:00 February 9th, 2019|Israel|

Former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper served for nearly a decade as Canada's prime minister, losing the elections in October 2015 to Justin Trudeau. He charted a strongly pro-Israel position.

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U.S. actions in Middle East can spark Israel-Lebanon conflict, Russian envoy warns

By | 2019-02-09T17:25:58+00:00 February 9th, 2019|Middle East|

U.S. campaign against Iran and Hezbollah making region even more volatile, Russian Ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin charges

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Hadassah Hospital spokesperson: There will be no strike tomorrow

By | 2019-02-09T17:17:31+00:00 February 9th, 2019|Israel|

Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman also called on the doctors to return to work, with the Health Ministry warning that a strike during the busy winter months is likely to harm sick patients.

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