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BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 27: Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn addresses delegates on the final day of the Labour Party conference on September 26, 2017 in Brighton, England. Mr Corbyn is expected to speak about his party's new policies and present Labour as a government in waiting in his keynote address. …

Far-Left Labour Leader Corbyn Compared Israel to Nazi WW2 Occupiers

Far-leftist Jeremy Corbyn is facing fresh allegations of anti-Semitism after a video emerged showing the then Labour Party backbencher telling an audience that Israel’s “occupation” of a Palestinian territory “would be recognised by many people in Europe who suffered occupation during the Second World War”.

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Israel Confirms Trump Helped with Turkish Detainee’s Release to Free Pastor Brunson

Israel on Friday confirmed U.S. media reports that President Donald Trump asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a July 14 phone call to release Ebru Özkan, a Turkish woman accused of Hamas ties, in exchange for Turkey’s release of imprisoned American Pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been detained on terror and espionage charge. Turkey had denied these reports.

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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.

© AFP | Besides military experience, Peretz has been helped along by his degree in mechanical engineering

Ex-Israeli Commandos Innovate for ‘Weekend Warriors’

MAAYAN TZVI (ISRAEL) – As a young officer in an elite unit of Israel’s army, with its motto that no mission is impossible, Idan Peretz knew there had to be a better way to send rescue ropes across rivers.

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Kremlin Prepares for ‘Difficult’ Trump-Putin Meeting

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is preparing for his meeting with “counterpart” U.S. President Donald Trump, a day after he described a scheduled summit between the two leaders as “difficult.”

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian military and police forces fly their national flags on a damaged building and hold a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad, in the Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood, southern Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Syrian state TV said Tuesday …

Assad Pushes into Southern Syria, Rebels Negotiate Surrender

The forces of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad pushed hard into the southern region of the country over the past two weeks and captured most of Deraa, the province where the uprising against Assad’s regime began seven years ago. Besieged rebel forces are reportedly negotiating terms of surrender with Assad’s Russian allies.

Alona Barkat, the owner of the soccer team Hapoel Beersheba, is seen among players during an interview at Turner Stadium in Beersheba on May 8, 2018. (AFP PHOTO / MENAHEM KAHANA)

Israel’s First Female Soccer Boss Blazes a Desert Trail

BEERSHEBA — The desert city of Beersheba in southern Israel may seem to have little in common with the gleaming capitals of Europe, but for the third year running its soccer club is to play in the UEFA Champions League.

Putin: US took 'hostile step' in publishing Russia list

Caroline Glick: Trump Meets a Weakened Vladimir Putin July 16

When Russian President Vladimir Putin gave the green light to Russian aerial bombing of rebel-held positions in southwestern Syria two weeks ago, he knew he was asking for trouble. And he appears to be getting plenty of it.

Israel's singer Netta Barzilai aka Netta performs with the trophy after winning the final of the 63rd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, on May 12, 2018. (Photo by Francisco LEONG / AFP) (Photo credit should read FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestinian Authority Warns Against Holding Eurovision in Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – Israel’s Eurovision bid is in double jeopardy as the Palestinian Authority launches a campaign to prevent the 2019 song contest from being held in Jerusalem at the same time as new, unrelated, accusations by a major US record label have emerged charging that Netta Barzilai’s winning song “Toy” was copied from another song.