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Israel Warns Against Turkey Travel After Attack Kills Three Citizens

Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel’s government on Sunday warned against travel to Turkey after three of its citizens were killed in an Istanbul suicide bombing the previous day. The country’s anti-terrorism office raised its threat assessment and “recommends avoiding visits to

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Graphic content / Injured people get assistance on the scene of an explosion on the pedestrian Istiklal avenue in Istanbul on March 19, 2016. A suicide bombing ripped through a famous shopping street in central Istanbul killing four people and injuring dozens less than a week after an attack by …

Jewish State Probing Whether Istanbul Bomb Targeted Israelis

TEL AVIV – Israel is investigating whether the suicide bombing that killed three Israeli tourists in Istanbul specifically targeted the Israelis, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday night. “We are of course trying to get intelligence on whether the terror attack

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Turkish Official Fired for Wishing Israelis Dead in Istanbul Bombing

TEL AVIV – A Turkish government official was reportedly fired after saying she hoped Israeli tourists wounded in Saturday’s suicide bombing in Istanbul were dead. Irem Atkas (pictured), a member of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party, took to Twitter to say, “I wish the Israeli tourists were not wounded but were dead.”

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