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Israel earned the right to host next year's Eurovision in May when Israeli singer Netta Barzilai won the 2018 contest in Lisbon

Palestinian Journalists Call for Boycott of Eurovision in Israel

TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate on Wednesday called to boycott the 2019 Eurovision Contest, scheduled to take place in May in Tel Aviv, despite the journalists’ claim that the music event may be held in “occupied Palestine.”

Yahya Sinwar leader of the Islamist Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, speaks during a protest east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip on April 6, 2018, demanding the right to return -- meaning Palestinian refugees being allowed to go back to the land they fled or were …

Hamas Gaza Chief Threatens Tel Aviv Following Truce

Hamas’s leader in the Gaza Strip Yahya Sinwar on Friday warned Israel “not to test us again,” saying the next rocket barrage from the territory would target Tel Aviv and other central cities with a potency that would “surprise” Israel.

Dozens of glistening competitors took the stage for an annual body building and fitness competition in Tel Aviv last week. But behind the scenes, machismo made way for cooperation.

Israeli Bodybuilders Compete in Annual Flex-Off

TEL AVIV, Israel — Dozens of glistening competitors took the stage for an annual body building and fitness competition in Tel Aviv last week. But behind the scenes, machismo made way for cooperation.

Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi speaks during a trilateral meeting in security in Manila on June 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Furious Indonesia Hits Out at Australia over Jerusalem Embassy Move

Australia’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would strike a “really big blow” that “will affect bilateral relations” with neighbouring Indonesia, according to a message exchange between Foreign Minister Marise Payne and her Indonesian counterpart.

A partial view of the train platform at the new high-speed train station between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, at the Yitzhak Navon Railway Station in Jerusalem on September 20, 2018. (Photo by THOMAS COEX / AFP) (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

All Aboard! Israelis Greet New Fast Train’s Arrival

JERUSALEM – Israelis climbed aboard the country’s new high-speed train on Tuesday as it partially opened to whisk passengers from Jerusalem to Ben Gurion airport, a massive project years in the making.

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Hamas Leader Warns Of Rockets On Tel Aviv If Truce Talks Break Down

TEL AVIV – Hamas’s leader in the Gaza Strip, Yahya Sinwar, said on Wednesday that there was no finalized ceasefire agreement yet with Israel, and added that the terror group has the capability to launch hundreds of rockets as far as Tel Aviv if need be. 

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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.

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL - AUGUST 31: (ISRAEL OUT) An Israeli man rides his bicycle past the 'Iron Dome' missile defense system as it is deployed on August 31, 2013 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tensions are rising in Israel amid international talks of a military intervention In Syria. (Photo by Uriel …

Israel Deploys Iron Dome Around Tel Aviv After Gaza Rocket Onslaught

The military on Sunday announced that it will be deploying additional Iron Dome missile defense batteries in southern Israel and in the greater Tel Aviv area, following large-scale clashes with the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Strip over the weekend.

Israeli soldiers search for tunnels in fields as they continue to look for three missing Israeli teens, feared abducted in the West Bank on June 12, in Haska valley between the village of Halhul and the West Bank city of Hebron, Sunday, June 22, 2014. Israeli troops shot dead a …

Watch: Israel Busts Hamas Cell Plotting Bombings in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

Israeli forces uncovered a large and highly active Hamas terror cell operating out of the Palestinian city of Nablus earlier this year that was allegedly planning to conduct a number of bombings and shooting attacks in Israel and the northern West Bank, the Shin Bet security service revealed Sunday.

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Watch: Turkey ‘Humiliates’ Expelled Israeli Ambassador at Airport

A diplomatic feud between Israel and Turkey over deadly clashes on the Gaza Strip border continued on Wednesday, with the Foreign Ministry dressing down a senior Turkish envoy over the “humiliation” hours earlier of the expelled Israeli ambassador as he boarded a flight to Tel Aviv.