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IDF REQUESTS BILLIONS TO BOOST IRAN ATTACK CAPABILITIES
Israel considers Iran’s nuclear program as the number one concern. It would take one year to make a nuclear bomb - intel reports.
PA REPORT: BIDEN WILL REOPEN US CONSULATE IN JERUSALEM
IRAN SAID UNWILLING TO RESTART NUCLEAR TALKS UNTIL HARDLINER RAISI ENTER OFFICE
In blow to US efforts to revive accord, Tehran reportedly notifies parties it's staying away from negotiation table until after Rouhani vacates presidency in August
TURKEY'S RULING PARTY SAYS TIES WITH ISRAEL TO IMPROVE AFTER PRESIDENTS' CALL
After years of fraught relations, spokesman for Erdogan's faction says 'framework' has emerged for increased trade and tourism, which would be 'win-win' for both nations
150,000 ROCKETS AIMED AT ISRAEL, NORTHERN COMMAND HEAD: WE HAVE SURPRISES FOR HEZBOLLAH
BENNETT MULLS VISITING DC ON A WEEKEND, TO AVOID MISSING KNESSET VOTES
Timeframe for Biden meeting would be very tight due to coalition's wafer-thin majority, opposition filibusters, Shabbat observance and US presidents not holding meetings on Sundays
ROUHANI: IRAN CAN ENRICH URANIUM TO 90% PURITY IF NEEDED
IN FIRST, US COURT RULES SYRIA, IRAN, IRGC, BANKS LIABLE FOR HAMAS ATTACK
This ruling is the first case in which US courts have found Banks Markazi, Melli or Saderat liable for a terror attack by a foreign terrorist organization against a US national.
ARCHAEOLOGISTS FIND PART OF JERUSALEM'S WALL DESTROYED ON THE 9TH AV
In 586 BCE, the Babylonians breached into the city and tore down the Temple, but part of the walls survived, researchers found.
IRANIAN COMMANDER SAID TO ENCOURAGE INCREASED ATTACKS ON US FORCES IN IRAQ
Revolutionary Guards intelligence chief Hossein Taeb reportedly pushed Shi'ite militias to step up activity against American targets, a message they apparently heeded
US LAWMAKERS PUSHED ABBAS ON TERROR PAYMENTS DURING 'TENSE' RAMALLAH MEET
Members of House delegation also reject PA president's position that further normalization agreements between Israel and Arab states wait until Palestinian issue resolved
AS SAUDIS AND EMIRATIS TAKE AIM AT EACH OTHER ISRAEL COULD GET HIT BY RICOHETS
As the Gulf competition spills into the open, Riyadh will likely seek to rein in Abu Dhabi's ambitions by targeting its newest trading partner -- Israel
2,000-YEAR-OLD 'FREEDOM TO ZION' COINS FOUND IN BINJAMIN REGION
The coins, dated to around the Second Temple and Bar Kochba revolt periods, document the Jewish revolt against the Romans.
IRAN PRESSURING US ON SANCTIONS AHEAD OF REJOINING NUCLEAR AGREEMENT
Many of the sanctions imposed by the administration of then-President Donald Trump after the 2018 US withdrawal from the JCPOA hobbled the Iranian economy, punishing the regime.
HEZBOLLAH IN TIGHT SPOT AS LEBANON VEERS ON BRINK OF COLLAPSE
'It is a deep crisis. Its supporters expect the organization to provide them help and support—something it cannot do,' said Professor Eyal Zisser of Tel Aviv University.
ARABS BRUTALLY ATTACK JEW IN TEL AVIV PARK
US WILL NOT IMPOSE DEADLINE ON TALKS WITH IRAN
3,000-YEAR-OLD INSCRIPTION BEARING NAME OF BIBLICAL JUDGE FOUND IN ISRAEL
The inscription features the name "Jerubbaal," a Jewish leader from the Book of Judges, as well as dates from around 1,100 BCE.
NO MORE CASH SUITCASES: ISRAEL, EGYPT, WANT HAMAS TO APPROVE QATARI MONEY TRANSFER VIA BANKS
The Lapid-Bennett government must be challenged to show that it's not just code for cash to pay Hamas employees.
UAE TO OPEN ISRAEL EMBASSY IN TEL AVIV ON WEDNESDAY
President Herzog to attend ceremony, which comes weeks after Lapid inaugurates missions in Abu Dhabi and Dubai
FARSNEWS AGENCY NAVY COMMANDER: US AFRAID OF IRAN'S FLEET IN ATLANTIC
TURKEY, RUSSIA, AND IRAN REJECT SYRIAN KURDISH SELF-RULE IN JOINT STATEMENT
Turkey, Russia, and Iran declared their mutual opposition to any self-rule in Syria’s Kurdish-majority northeast in a joint statement on Thursday, the Iraqi Kurdish news outlet Kurdistan 24 reported.
IRANIAN TRANSPORTATION MINISTRY'S WEBSITE TAKEN DOWN BY 'CYBER DISRUPTION'
Minister warns of potential attacks using ransomware, as national railway company denies Friday 'chaos' at train stations caused by cyberattack
HEZBOLLAH OFFICIAL: WE KNEW ABOUT 'IDF FRAUD' IN ISRAEL-GAZA ESCALATION
During Operation Guardian of the Walls, Israel destroyed an underground network of tunnels known as "the Metro" and supposedly did this by diverting international attention away from it.
OMAN FM: WE WILL NOT BE THIRD GULF STATE TO NORMALIZE TIES WITH ISRAEL
"Oman believes in the principle of achieving a just, comprehensive and lasting peace on the basis of the two-state solution."
ISRAEL SHIPYARDS, IAI ANNOUNCE CYBERSECURITY COLLABORATION AGREEMENT
Approximately 95% of Israel's imports arrive via ports. Any potential cyberattack on Israel's ships or ports could harm the stability and functioning of Israeli maritime transport.
LARGE EXPLOSION IN TEHRAN NEAR STATE TV, RADIO HEADQUARTERS
The explosion happened several hours after a large-scale cyberattack across Iran.
HACKERS BREACH IRAN RAIL NETWORK, DISRUPT SERVICE
Trains were delayed by apparent cyberattacks as hackers posted the phone number of the country's supreme leader.
REPORTS OF LARGE EXPLOSION IN TEHRAN
UNHRC INVESTIGATOR: HALT ISRAELI WAR CRIMES ON SETTLEMENTS, BACK ICC
"Israeli settlements do amount to a war crime," Michael Lynk told the UNHRC during its 47th session in Geneva, as he called for an arms embargo against the Jewish state.
US WELCOMES ISRAEL-JORDAN TRADE AGREEMENT
JORDAN IS NOW ALLIES WITH IRAN, IT'S OFFICIAL - OPINION
The king of Jordan believes that opening the door to the Shi’ites will save his country from these crises. But as we have said, this will be a double-edged sword.
PENTAGON CONCERNED OVER ATTACKS IN IRAQ AND SYRIA
ISRAELI AND INDIAN DEFENSES MINISTERS DISCUSS DIPLOMATIC TIES
WITH LEBANON IN DIRE STRAITS, HEZBOLLAH SEEKS TO CAST IRAN AS COUNTRY'S SAVIOR
Amid near-complete economic and political collapse, Tehran-backed terror group increases its hold on Lebanon and could try to have Islamic Republic fill the power vacuum
US SLAMS PUNITIVE RAZING OF FAMILY HOME OF TAPUACH JUNCTION TERRORIST
"The home of an entire family should not be demolished for the actions of one individual," the US Embassy spokesperson in Jerusalem said on Thursday.
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