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Ex-IDF Officers Meet Netanyahu, Express Support for Annexation

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with a group of former IDF officials Monday who expressed their support for Israel’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank and the Jordan Valley, saying failure to do so would constitute an “existential threat” for the Jewish state.

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Abbas Cutting Ties with U.S., Israel over Peace Deal

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced he was cutting all ties with both the U.S. and Israel in response to President Donald Trump’s recently unveiled peace plan, including security coordination in the West Bank. 

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas holds a placard showing maps of (L to R) historical Palestine, the 1947 United Nations partition plan on Palestine, the 1948-1967 borders between the Palestinian territories and Israel, and a current map of the Palestinian territories without Israeli-annexed areas and settlements, as he attends an Arab …

2015 was Israel’s Third-Hottest Year on Record

The Israeli Meteorological Service (IMS) said 2015 was Israel’s third-hottest year on record. August and September were among the steamiest months ever recorded, the Walla news site reported. Still, 2015’s temperatures were significantly below those recorded during 2010 — the greatest

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