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Israel to Ease Gun Regulations

TEL AVIV – Israel is set to significantly ease its regulations for gun licenses, a move that would see around 40,000 more Israelis acquire a firearm according to Public Security Ministry estimates. 

Israeli soldiers fire a gun salute during a Memorial Day ceremony to commemorate the country's fallen soldiers, at Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (Ammar Awad/Pool photo via AP)

Netanyahu: Still In Talks With Trump Team Over Settlements

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday evening that talks with US President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace envoy, Jason Greenblatt, did not yield an agreement for a coordinated US-Israeli position on West Bank settlements, but described the meeting as “good” and “honest.”

President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

EU Denounces Israel’s West Bank Land Appropriation

The Times of Israel reports: The European Union (EU) on Thursday blasted Israel’s land appropriation this week of 580 acres near the West Bank city of Jericho, saying it raises questions about Jerusalem’s commitment to the two-state solution.The United States,

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Gaza Audiences Enjoy First Night At The Movies In 20 Years

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are enjoying their first night out at the movies since political tensions led to the torching of cinemas in the enclave 20 years ago.Hollywood blockbusters have yet to return and Hamas Islamists, who now rule

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