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Youngest captain, loving son: Ethiopian pilots honored in death

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The dreams of the two young men soared as high as the Ethiopian Airlines planes they proudly flew. A relative carries a portrait photograph of Ethiopian Airlines pilot Yared Getachew as he mourns at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town Bishoftu, near Addis Read More

Israeli lawmaker GUNS DOWN rival Arab politician in bizarre campaign ad

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Incendiary Knesset member and notorious Natalie Portman-hater Oren Hazan has released a “satirical” campaign ad where he shoots and kills Arab lawmaker Jamal Zahalka, who has since filed a report on the ad police. In Israel’s competitive election campaigns, which have included ads of the government’s left opposition surrendering to ISIS, several prominent politicians giving Read More

Israel’s right-wing justice minister samples ‘fascism’ perfume in bizarre campaign ad

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It’s an ad we’ve all seen a million times. A saucy seductress sprays herself gently with an overpriced perfume. Except now the femme fatale is Israel’s justice minister, and the perfume is called “fascism.” Is this real life? Accused by political opponents of embracing right-wing extremism, Ayelet Shaked was clearly going for satire when she Read More

‘Judicial junta’ brings justice? Israel’s Supreme Court bans far-right Jewish leader from elections

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Israel’s Supreme Court has disqualified the leader of the ultranationalist Jewish Power party from next month’s elections, citing anti-Arab remarks he made. The move received plaudits from left-leaning journalists and activists. Michael Ben-Ari was originally given the all-clear to run by Israel’s electoral committee, but the decision was appealed, with his political opponents accusing him Read More

'Did anyone bring an egg for this guy?' Australian PM gives places of worship $55mn for fence & CCTV

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was accused of hypocrisy after he announced $55 million in grants for security upgrades at religious schools and places of worship in the wake of the New Zealand tragedy. The money will be given to the country’s mosques, churches, synagogues and religious schools so that worshipers can “practice their faith Read More

At least 1 Israeli killed & 2 wounded in Palestinian attack in occupied West Bank

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A shooting carried out by a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank has left at least one Israeli dead and two others wounded. The suspect is currently on the run from the IDF. The attack began when a Palestinian grabbed a gun from an Israeli near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank and then Read More

Tel Aviv tries out new crosswalk lights for cellular addicts

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A woman holds children hands near a pedestrian crossing as they look at newly installed ground-level crosswalk lights, in Tel Aviv, Israel March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Corinna Kern TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israel’s bustling business capital wants to stop “smartphone zombies” in their tracks. Tel Aviv has placed ground-level LED lightstrips, which turn red and green, Read More

Suspected killer is fascist who 'had contact with Breivik'

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The suspect in the New Zealand mass shooting is a self-styled fascist and racist who calls himself an “ordinary white man” prepared to die in the attacks. The suspect posted a video on social media live-streaming his actions as he approached his targets and carried out his attacks. In it, the blond-haired man, dressed in Read More

Israel hit 100 ‘terror targets’ in Gaza in response to rocket attacks – IDF

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Israeli jets and helicopters hit around 100 Hamas-linked targets in Gaza on Thursday overnight, the Israeli Army has said. The air raids were conducted in response to rockets launched from Gaza at Tel Aviv. A Hamas HQ in Gaza’s downtown Rimal district, a rocket-manufacturing site and militant training ground, were among the targets hit, according Read More

Israel strikes Gaza in reprisal for 2 rocket launches

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Israeli aircraft bombed the Gaza Strip after two rockets allegedly fired from there targeted Tel Aviv. No casualties were reported in the rocket attack. Explosions were reported in Khan Younis, on the south side of the Gaza Strip, early on Friday local time. Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said it was striking “terrorist targets.” We have Read More