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Israel opens new Eilat airport, angering Jordan

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is inaugurating a new international airport near the Red Sea whose location has drawn criticism from neighboring Jordan. The Ramon International Airport opened Monday just north of the southern resort city of Eilat and roughly eight miles (13 kilometers) from Jordan’s Aqaba airport. Jordan contends the Ramon Airport violates international standards […]
Tags: News, Israel, Jerusalem, Nation, Jordan, Red Sea, Aqaba, Eilat, Jordan The Ramon International Airport, Ramon Airport


Olympic ethics panel closes case on IOC member Gilady

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC says its ethics commission ended an investigation into Olympic official Alex Gilady after cases of alleged sexual harassment were settled in Israel. The International Olympic Committee says its ethics panel closed the file after all parties “accepted their respective explanations.” Gilady, a former NBC Sports executive and IOC member […]
Tags: News, Israel, Sports, Olympics, Ioc, International Olympic Committee, Nbc Sports, Lausanne Switzerland, Alex Gilady, Gilady


Israel, Iran exchange fire as tensions soar

Israel carried out a series of airstrikes against Iranian targets in Syria, the Israeli military said, in response to an Iranian missile fired at the Golan Heights.
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Israel Strikes Iranian Military Targets In Syria

The Israeli military is giving more information on its activities in Syria than it used to.
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Israel Confirms Attacks on Iranian and Hezbollah Targets in Syria

After years of ambiguity, the Israel leadership has grown bolder about acknowledging strikes in Syria just after they occur, raising fears of prompting retaliation.
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Israel says strikes Iranian targets in Syria after rocket

Israel struck what it said were Iranian targets in Syria early Monday in response to missile fire it blamed on Iran, sparking concerns of an escalation after a monitor reported 11 fighters killed. Israel announced the strikes against facilities it said belonged to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force as they were occurring, continuing its recent practice of speaking more openly about such raids. It said the strikes were in response to a medium-range, surface-to-surface missile the Quds...
Tags: News, Israel, Iran, Syria, Golan Heights, Quds Force, Revolutionary Guards Quds Force


AP Top Stories January 21 A

Here's the latest for Monday January 21st: Israel launches airstrikes in Syria; Democrats reject Trump shutdown offer; Police officer killed in Alabama; Dangerous cold grips northeast, Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic.            [Author: AP]
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Israel PM says will block 'Iranian aggression' after Syria strikes

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday Israel would not allow "Iranian aggression", after its military struck what it called Iranian targets in Syria in response to missile fire. "Yesterday evening, the air force struck a strong blow against Iranian targets in Syria after Iran fired a missile from there toward Israel," Netanyahu said at an inauguration ceremony for a new airport in southern Israel.
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Israel strikes Iranian targets in Damascus after missile fired at Golan Heights

Israel carried out a series of airstrikes against Iranian targets in Syria, the Israeli military said, in response to an Iranian missile fired at the Golan Heights.
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Syria war: Israeli jets target Iranian positions around Damascus

Israel's military says it hit sites operated by elite Iranian units as well as Syrian air defences.
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Israel strikes in Syria in more open assault on Iran

Damascus did not say what damage or casualties resulted from the strikes, but a war monitor said 11 were killed and Syria's ally Russia said four Syrian soldiers died. The threat of direct confrontation between arch-enemies Israel and Iran has long simmered in Syria, where the Iranian military built a presence early in the civil war to help President Bashar al-Assad fight Sunni Muslim rebels seeking to oust him. Israel, regarding Iran as its biggest threat, has repeatedly attacked Iranian targ...
Tags: News, Russia, Israel, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Damascus, Hezbollah, Bashar Al Assad


Israel Conducts Strikes Against Iranian Targets In Syria

Israel struck Iranian military targets in Syria, killing at least 11 people. The Israeli military's admission broke precedent, as its spokespersons have avoided revealing military activities in Syria.
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Israel says its jets struck Iranian military sites in Syria

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said its jets struck a series of Iranian military targets in Syria early Monday, an announcement that was a rare departure from Israel's years-long policy of ambiguity regarding activities in neighboring war-torn Syria.
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Israel strikes in Syria in more open confrontation with Iran

The threat of open confrontation between arch-enemies Israel and Iran has long simmered in Syria, as the Iranian military has established a presence there since early in its civil war in support of President Bashar al-Assad against rebels Israel, regarding Iran as its biggest threat, has repeatedly attacked Iranian targets and those of allied militia, including Lebanon's Hezbollah, in Syria, aiming to push them far from its frontier. The Israeli military said its fighter jets had attacked the ...
Tags: News, Israel, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Hezbollah, Bashar Al Assad, Damascus International Airport, Defence Ministry of Russia Assad


Israel says it hit Iranian military sites in Syria; 11 dead

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli jets struck a series of Iranian military targets in Syria early on Monday, the military said in a rare departure from its years-long policy of ambiguity regarding activities in neighboring war-torn Syria. The military said the targets included munition storage facilities, an intelligence site and a military training camp. The strikes […]
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Israeli bombardment in Syria kills 11: monitor

Israeli strikes that hit several targets in Syria overnight to Monday killed at least 11 pro-regime fighters including two Syrians, a war monitor said. Israel's military said it had targeted a number of Iranian installations in the country early on Monday, hours after intercepting a rocket fired from Syrian territory. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor, said they were the deadliest Israeli strikes in Syria since May last year.
Tags: News, Israel, Syria, Britain, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights


Ilhan Omar and the Myth of Jewish Hypnosis

A conspiracy theory with ancient roots and a bloody history.
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Israeli military strikes Iranian targets in Syria

BEIRUT/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli fighter jets struck Iranian Quds targets inside Syria on Monday and, after coming under fire from anti-aircraft missiles, struck Syrian defense batteries as well, the Israeli military said. Syrian state media cited a Syrian military source as saying Israel launched an "intense attack through consecutive waves of guided missiles", but that Syrian air defenses destroyed most of the "hostile targets". Israel's military said its aerial bombardment targeted "Ira...
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Israel hits Iranian and Syrian targets around Damascus - military

Israel's military says it hit sites operated by elite Iranian units as well as Syrian air defences.
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Israel Confirms Strikes in Syria on Iranian Military

The admission of the air raid near Damascus came a week after Israel lifted the veil on its campaign to curb Iranian influence in the region.
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Israel Confirms Another Attack on Iranian Targets in Syria

The admission of the air raid near Damascus came a week after Israel lifted the veil on its campaign to curb Iranian influence in the region.
Tags: News, Israel, Syria, Damascus, Hezbollah, Netanyahu, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Benjamin, Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, Defense and Military Forces, Damascus (Syria, Damascus International Airport (Syria


Israel says strikes Iranian targets in Syria

Israel's military said it carried out strikes on Iranian targets in Syria early Monday after it intercepted a rocket fired from Syrian territory hours before. It said in a statement it was "currently striking" the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force in Syria and warned Syria's military against "attempting to harm Israeli territory or forces". Israel's military said on Sunday its air defence systems intercepted a rocket fired from Syria, after Damascus accused Israel of carrying out air ra...
Tags: News, Israel, Syria, Damascus, Revolutionary Guards Quds Force


Aiia Maasarwe murder accused Codey Herrmann remanded in custody until June

Twenty-year-old’s court appearance comes as coroner prepares to release the Palestinian student’s body for repatriation and burial The man accused of the rape and murder of Palestinian student Aiia Maasarwe has been remanded in custody until at least June.Codey Herrmann, a 20-year-old Aboriginal man, made a brief appearance at the Melbourne magistrates court on Monday. Continue reading...
Tags: Israel, Australia news, Palestinian territories, Victoria, Melbourne, Crime - Australia, Rape and sexual assault, Aiia Maasarwe, Codey Herrmann, June Codey Herrmann


Israeli Military Makes Rare Admission of Attacking Iranian Forces in Syria

Israel usually refrains from public admissions of its covert operations in Syria
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In rare move, Israel confirms attacking Iran forces in Syria

JERUSALEM (AP) — In an extraordinary statement, the Israeli military confirmed early Monday that it attacked Iranian military targets in Syria, hours after carrying out a rare daylight air raid near the Damascus International Airport.
Tags: News, Israel, Jerusalem, Iran, Syria


Israeli military strikes Iranian targets inside Syria

In a very unusual move, military issues a statement about attack and warns Syrian forces not to retaliateIsrael’s military has said it struck Iranian Quds targets inside Syria and warned Syrian forces not to attack Israeli territory or forces.Syrian state media cited a Syrian military source as saying Israel launched an “intense attack through consecutive waves of guided missiles”, but that Syrian air defences destroyed most of the “hostile targets”. Continue reading...
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Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria - military

The operation targets the elite Quds force of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Israel military says.
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The Latest: Israel announces attacks on Iran forces in Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local):
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An angel, a diamond: Aiia Maasware's Palestinian identity was erased in the aftermath of her murder | Jennine Khalik

It shouldn’t matter where Maasware comes from, but it doesThe senseless killing of student Aiia Maasarwe last week was a bitter reminder that women can have their lives pointlessly cut short by men, even when walking along streets they have memorised.The alleged rape and murder of Maasarwe is one of several brutal attacks on women in Melbourne in recent years, with Eurydice Dixon and Jill Meagher meeting similar fates. It has left women once again asking ourselves: where are we safe? Where do we...
Tags: Israel, Women, Australia news, Middle East and North Africa, Feminism, Palestinian territories, Melbourne, Crime - Australia, Eurydice Dixon, Aiia Maasarwe, Maasarwe, Jennine Khalik, Jill Meagher


It’s Time to Stop Religious Bigotry in Congress

Opinion Martin Luther King, Jr memorial monument in Washington, DC USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- As we take time to honor and remember the life and work of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. – whose efforts changed our nation for the better and helped end bigoted, exclusionary policies against African Americans – we should also remember his message applies to bias and bigotry in all its forms. In a 1963 speech at Western Michigan University, Reverend King said: “There are certain things in our nation...
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