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RAMALLAH, WEST BANK - JUNE 27: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets Prince William, Duke of Cambridge in the Office of the President, during his official tour of Jordan, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories on on June 27, 2018 in Ramallah, West Bank. (Photo by Joe Giddens - Pool/Getty Images)

Abbas Thanks Soros-Funded J Street for Lobbying Efforts

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas thanked the leaders of J Street for their work lobbying the Trump administration against its recent decisions regarding the Palestinians during a meeting with the dovish policy group at his Ramallah headquarters. 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on October 7, 2018

Israeli General Warns: We Will Hit Hamas Hard

TEL AVIV – Israel will retaliate with full force if there are more attacks from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, a top Israeli general said Wednesday as the security cabinet met to discuss the latest rocket fire emanating from the coastal enclave. 

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Iron Dome Deployed in Central Israel Following Gaza Rocketing

The Iron Dome anti-rocket system will soon be deployed to the Beersheba area, Israel’s deputy defense minister said Wednesday, after Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip launched a rocket that hit a home inside the city, causing damage but no injuries, and fired another that landed in the sea off central Israel.

Cuban diplomats, pictured protesting at the United Nations, demanded an end to the "blockade of Cuba."

Cuban ‘Diplomat’ Mob Shouts Down U.N. Meeting on Political Prisoners

The Cuban delegation to the United Nations interrupted a meeting on the island’s ongoing imprisonment of political dissidents on Tuesday by shouting insults over the speakers, calling the head of the Organization of American States (OAS) a “puppet” of the United States and refusing to let participants express themselves.

Jamal Khashoggi, pictured in 2014, has not been seen since he stepped inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2

Turkish Paper Claims Saudis Dismembered Khashoggi While Still Alive

The story of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul has been driven by lurid and dubiously-sourced claims from Turkish newspapers, particularly those supportive of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Few are more supportive than Yeni Safak, and none have produced a more sensational headline than Wednesday’s “Recordings Reveal Khashoggi Tortured, Then Dismembered While Still Alive.”

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Nonexistent ‘Palestine’ Becomes Chair of Major U.N. Bloc

TEL AVIV – The UN General Assembly on Tuesday overwhelmingly voted to appoint the “State of Palestine” as chair of Group 77, the biggest bloc of developing countries at the United Nations, which would see it able to act like a full UN member state in the coming year.