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Satellite photos show North Korea apparently prepping to reuse launch site

Satellite images obtained exclusively by Fox News show what appears to be another launch pad being constructed at the Panghyon Airbase in North Pyongyang, North Korea. Continue reading

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Netanyahu warns Putin on Iran involvement

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that Iran is seeking to establish a permanent military presence in Syria — and hinted at a possible Israeli military response to such a development. Continue reading

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Israeli court upholds sentence of soldier who killed Palestinian attacker

An Israeli military court has upheld the 18-month sentence of a soldier convicted of fatally shooting a Palestinian attacker who lay wounded on the ground. Continue reading

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Israel submarine bribe case: Suspect could incriminate senior officials, report says

One of the men arrested in connection with an Israeli corruption case involving the purchase of multi-million dollar naval vessels from Germany is in negotiations to become a state’s witness, Channel 2 reported Monday. Continue reading

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Israel, LGBT activists fight over adoption rights

The Israeli government is opposing lifting barriers that would make it easier for same-sex couples to adopt children in the country, a position that has infuriated the nation’s LGBT community ahead of a pivotal court hearing this week. Continue reading

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Chinese personnel set sail for first African military base

Ships carrying personnel for China’s first overseas military base set sail on Tuesday to begin setting up the facility in Djibouti, as China’s rapidly modernizing military extends its global rea Continue reading

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China’s first African military base is seen in new satellite images

New satellite images obtained by Fox News show the extensive construction and development of China’s first military base outside of its mainland. Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s personal lawyer, others probed in fraud case

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netantyahu’s personal lawyer, the former head of the Israeli Navy and four others are being probed by Israeli police in a fraud case. Continue reading

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Israel and Hamas in advanced talks over prisoner swap, report says

Israel and Hamas are ramping up talks on the release of Israeli nationals held hostage in the Gaza Strip by the militant group. Continue reading

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Jewish leaders rethink ties with Netanyahu, Israeli government

The Jewish Agency, the world’s largest Jewish nonprofit group, will reevaluate its relationship with the Israeli government after two decisions that have sparked outrage in the Jewish world, according to the organization’s new chairman of the board of governors. Continue reading

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Israeli lawmaker: Assassinate Syria’s Assad

An Israeli cabinet member on Tuesday claimed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should not simply be removed from office — he should be killed. Continue reading

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Netanyahu blasts terror funding as Hamas tries to soften image

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday slammed Palestinian funding of anti-Israel attacks, asking Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas: “How can you talk about peace and fund terrorism?” Continue reading

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Israel’s Patriot missile defense system knocks down drone from Syria

A missile from Israel’s Patriot Aerial Defense System knocked down a drone that was about to enter Israeli airspace from Syria Thursday, military officials said. Continue reading

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Israel strikes arms depot near Syrian capital

Israel on Thursday reportedly struck an arms depot near Damascus airport over its policy to “act to prevent Iran’s smuggling of advanced weapons via Syria to Hezbollah in Iran.” Continue reading

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Netanyahu cancels meeting with German diplomat in rare feud with ally

Germany’s foreign minister says it would be “regrettable” if Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancels a meeting over the visiting official’s appointment with groups critical of Israel’s actions in the West Bank. Continue reading

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Israel unveils latest addition to David’s Sling missile defense system

Israel unveiled on Sunday the latest addition to its multilevel missile defense system with David’s Sling, a joint Israeli-U.S. project designed to intercept medium-range missiles. Continue reading

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Israeli-American arrested in US Jewish community center bomb threats

Israeli police say they have arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers in the U.S. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said Thursday the suspect’s motives are unclear. Continue reading

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Jesus’ tomb in Jerusalem receives $4 million makeover

The Edicule, the shrine that is believed to be the place Jesus Christ resurrected from the dead, just received a $4 million makeover. Continue reading

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Syrian missile fired at Israeli jets is intercepted

Anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria into Israeli-controlled territory early Friday following a series of Israeli airstrikes in Syria, the Israeli military said. Continue reading

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Trump’s envoy tries to revive Israeli-Palestinian peace process

President Trump’s special envoy for the Middle East peace process concluded his second day in the region Tuesday as he tries to revive discussions between the Israelis and Palestinians. Continue reading

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