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This photo released on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and taken at an undisclosed location claims to show the US RQ-170 Sentinel drone which Tehran says its forces downed earlier this week. The Obama administration has delivered a formal request to Iran for the return of a U.S. surveillance drone captured by Iranian armed forces, but said it is not hopeful that Iran will comply. President Barack Obama said Monday, Dec. 12, 2011, that the U.S. wants the top-secret aircraft back. (AP Photo/Sepahnews)

IDF: Iranian Drone Downed by Israel Was Carrying Explosives for Attack

Israel revealed on Friday that an Iranian drone shot down in Israeli airspace in February after launching from an airbase in Syria was carrying explosives. The base was attacked on Monday, allegedly by Israel, in a strike that reportedly targeted Iran’s entire attack drone weapons system — prompting soaring tensions between Israel and Iran.

March of the Living (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

From Auschwitz to Birkenau, A Message of Solidarity

President Reuvin Rivlin of Israel and President Andrzej Duda of Poland led 15,000 participants in the 30th annual March of the Living along the road from Auschwitz to Birkenau in a striking gesture of solidarity between the two nations.

Mohammed bin Salman (Bryan R. Smith / AFP / Getty)

Rabbi Shmuley: The Saudi Crown Prince’s Extraordinary Gesture to Israel

A future Saudi king who is speaking of Israel’s right to exist, who is beginning to allow flights to Israel to fly over his territory, who is condemning the funding of terror groups like Hamas and the Muslim brotherhood, and who is speaking openly of Jews living in his land, deserves to be taken seriously and deserves to be engaged.

A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on December 13, 2017, shows  Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh

Saudi King Stresses Support for Palestinians After Crown Prince Praises Israel

In the wake of a remarkable statement of support for Israel’s right to exist by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, reigning King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday reaffirmed “the Kingdom’s steadfast position toward the Palestinian issue and the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people to an independent state with Jerusalem as its capital.”

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's de facto leader, says Israel has a "right" to a homeland, a notable shift in the kingdom's position

Saudi Crown Prince Claims He’s ‘Not Familiar’ with Wahhabism, Islam ‘a Religion of Peace’

In an interview with the Atlantic conducted from the compound of the Saudi ambassador in Washington, who happens to be his brother, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman offered strong criticism of Iran and some thoughts about the religious, cultural, and economic upheaval in progress in Saudi Arabia. In one remarkable exchange, MBS recognized the right of Israel to exist – a bold step for any Arab leader, let alone the next guardian of Mecca and Medina.

Bernie Sanders at SxSW Festival 2018

Bernie Sanders on Gaza Violence: ‘Israel Overreacted’

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) accused Israel of overreacting when asked about 17 Palestinians being killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers at the Gaza border during a protest. Sanders said, “I think from what