Daily Archives: May 4, 2022

Palestinian groups threaten escalation if Temple Mount is reopened to Jews

By | 2022-05-04T22:54:26+00:00 May 4th, 2022|Israel|

Following a clash-filled Ramadan month, Palestinians warned against raising the Israeli flag at the holy site, and accused Israeli police of disconnecting the speakers at the Al-Aqsa mosque on Memorial Day

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At Independence Day ceremony, Bennett says Israel is stronger than ever

By | 2022-05-04T17:27:30+00:00 May 4th, 2022|Israel|

The country marks 74 years of independence with its annual ceremony on Jerusalem's Mount Herzl honoring Israelis who have contributed to society, including the head of the police's Yamam police counterterrorism unit

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Head of Palestinian NGO labeled a terrorist group by Israel barred from traveling to U.S.

By | 2022-05-04T16:03:56+00:00 May 4th, 2022|Israel|

Addameer's Shahar Francis not allowed to board plane at Ben-Gurion despite having a visa; U.S. has said it is reviewing information it has received from Israel regarding her group and others

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These Israelis went from brothers in arms to real estate business partners

By | 2022-05-04T15:42:11+00:00 May 4th, 2022|Israel|

In the booming world of real estate in Israel and abroad, companies that have arisen from the pressure cooker of elite IDF units are morphing into successful enterprises

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Israeli military judge attends Kahanist party’s event, in violation of ethics rules

By | 2022-05-04T12:57:01+00:00 May 4th, 2022|Israel|

Dov Gilboa called in an unusual minority opinion in 2018 to impose the death penalty on a Palestinian man. 'He was brave to say the terrorist needs to be put in the electric chair,' party leader Itamar Ben-Gvir said

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Why Israel’s tourism industry is bracing for a difficult summer

By | 2022-05-04T12:02:38+00:00 May 4th, 2022|Middle East|

Arrivals over the summer season are expected to be half pre-pandemic levels, amid continued global aviation disruptions and Israel’s strict COVID testing policy

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Iran plans to execute this month Swedish-Iranian doctor accused of spying for Israel

By | 2022-05-04T11:35:25+00:00 May 4th, 2022|Middle East|

Report by semi-official Iranian news agency on Ahmad Reza Jalali's planned execution comes as a former Iranian official faces life sentence in Sweden

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‘Traitor,’ ‘con’: Bennett heckled by bereaved families at Memorial Day event

By | 2022-05-04T10:43:03+00:00 May 4th, 2022|Middle East|

'You're allowed to shout, and you're allowed to hurt,' the prime minister tells families in the crowd. In his speech, he says the Palestinian 'enemy' chooses to 'wallow in poverty, misery and a constant sense of victimhood'

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Beyond Iran: Four long-term challenges facing Israel

By | 2022-05-04T07:52:23+00:00 May 4th, 2022|Middle East|

Arab demographic growth could tip the scales and make the occupation unsustainable ■ The Israeli military's intense PR efforts can't compensate for its collapsing draft model ■ Can Israel protect its cyberspace?

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Secret location, Israeli coalition members and Palestinians on Zoom: Joint memorial offers ‘alternative’

By | 2022-05-04T06:21:02+00:00 May 4th, 2022|Middle East|

After two years of COVID, this year's Israeli-Palestinian event stayed largely online. Despite organizers' concerns, a counter-protest drew less than a dozen people

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