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U.S. marks Abraham Accords anniversary, with no mention of Trump or Netanyahu

By | 2021-09-17T17:38:49+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Israel|

Foreign Minister Lapid says the 'club is open for new members,' while the signatories hope other countries will join 'this new era of cooperation and friendship'

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Armed group opens fire towards IDF soldiers at West Bank checkpoint

By | 2021-09-17T15:36:57+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Israel|

In addition to a shooting attack, an arms smuggling attempt in Israel's south was thwarted by the IDF and West Bank rock throwers were arrested by Border Police.

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Israel saves ancient eucalyptus trees in blow to planned bus line

By | 2021-09-17T13:01:33+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Israel|

'There is no doubt that this is a row of ancient trees which includes magnificent and impressive specimens,' Israel's forestry commissioner said

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Bennett ends his first 90 days with few mistakes – and an assist from Egypt

By | 2021-09-17T11:31:47+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Israel|

For Yom Kippur, the Egyptians surprised Israel once again, but this time for the better ■ Bennett and Sissi got along famously, not that the prime minister wanted to stay overnight ■ Lapid encroaches on Gantz’s turf

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Meet the next right-hand woman to the Commander of the Homefront Command

By | 2021-09-17T09:37:01+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Israel|

Col. Liron Donnell will be promoted to Brigadier General, making her the 7th woman to hold such a rank in the IDF

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On This Day: Stern Gang assassinates UN mediator Count Folke Bernadotte

By | 2021-09-17T05:47:52+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Israel|

Bernadotte's assassination by the right-wing Stern Gang militia led to a major diplomatic fallout with Sweden, but his legacy lives on in the establishment of UNRWA and UN mediation efforts.

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