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WATCH – IDF Stages Fake Evacuation of Hezbollah ‘Victims’

TEL AVIV — The IDF engaged in psychological warfare Sunday by staging a fake evacuation of “bloodied” soldiers from an APC military vehicle hit by Hezbollah, in an apparent attempt to deter the terror group from escalating the violence in the northern border any further. 

SHIZAFON, ISRAEL - JUNE 05: In this handout photo distributed by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) helicopters and tanks are mobilized as the Israeli army takes part in a military manoeuvre to conquer a Syrian outpost June 05, 2007 in Shizafon in the southern Israeli, Negev desert. The military exercise …

China Increases Investment in Israeli Infrastructure Amid U.S. Concerns

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is still deliberating what to do about regulating foreign investments in Israel amid concerns on the part of U.S. and Israeli security forces over the alarming pace of Chinese investments in Israeli infrastructure. 

A picture taken on May 11, 2014 shows ships docking in the port of the Israeli Mediterranean coastal city of Haifa. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD GHARABLI (Photo credit should read AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Watch: Israel’s Gay Community Protests for Surrogacy Rights

TEL AVIV – Thousands of people in support of LGBTQ rights attended demonstrations all over the country on Sunday at the same time as a nationwide strike took place in protest of a new law passed by the Knesset last week that eased surrogacy regulations for single women, but does not enable gay couples or single men to have a child through surrogacy.

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Israeli Company Successfully Grows Bones from Fat Cells

Haifa-based biotech company Bonus BioGroup has entered the second trial of a clinical study seeking to regrow bones in a lab. The first trial, which began four years ago and comprised 32 patients, was completed successfully, according to Dr. Shai Meretzki, CEO and founder of Bonus BioGroup.

In this Oct. 16, 2015 photo, amputee victims in Nepal's massive 2015 earthquake, Nepalese girls Khendo Tamang, left, and Nirmala Pariyar, both 8, practice walking with new prosthetic legs at a clinic in Kathmandu, Nepal. Spending months together with surgeries and the following physical therapy, both girls were soon inseparable …

Report: Syria Threatens To Fire Scud Missiles At Israel

TEL AVIV – The Assad regime in Syria has sent messages to Israel via Russia threatening that any further strikes by the Israeli military within Syria’s borders would be met with Scud missiles fired into the Jewish state, the Lebanese newspaper Al-Diyar reported Saturday.

This Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 photo shows an Israeli Air Force F-15 plane in flight during a graduation ceremony for new pilots in the Hatzerim air force base near the city of Beersheba, Israel. Anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria into Israeli-controlled territory early on Friday, following a series of …