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‘McJesus’ statue sparks riot at museum in Israel as protesters call for removal of ‘offensive’ art

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An art exhibit featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald caused chaos in the Israeli city of Haifa last week, after members of the country’s Arab Christian minority took offence at the depiction and protested outside the museum. Hundreds of Christian protesters called for the statue, titled ‘McJesus,’ to be removed from the museum, with Israeli police Read More

Authorities discuss plans to build gas pipeline from Israel to Egypt

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By Mirette Magdy on 1/15/2019 CAIRO (Bloomberg) — Talks are in progress to build an underwater natural gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt, part of efforts to transform the eastern Mediterranean into an energy export hub on Europe’s doorstep, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said. Israeli gas stocks rose.  Construction could begin as early as Read More

Netanyahu to Iran: Get out of Syria fast, we won’t stop attacking

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Published time: 15 Jan, 2019 08:21 Edited time: 15 Jan, 2019 08:28 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his troops will continue attacking Iranian troops in Syrian territory. The warning comes after IDF chief admitted that Israel targeted Iranian troops ‘hundreds of times’ in Syria. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Read More

After years of speculation, IDF chief admits Israel supplied Syrian rebels with weapons

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The outgoing IDF chief of staff has spilled the beans on a poorly guarded secret of the Israeli military, that it has supplied Syrian rebels fighting President Bashar Assad’s government with weapons “for self-defense.” Gadi Eisenkot, who was the Israeli Defense Forces’ Chief of Staff for the last three years, told the Sunday Times in Read More

‘Apartheid road’: RT tests notorious West Bank highway segregating Palestinian & Israeli drivers

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There’s one more kind of segregation in the West Bank – a new road where Palestinian and Israeli drivers are separated by a large wall in the middle. Dubbed ‘Apartheid Road’, it makes some Israelis feel ashamed, RT has learned. Israel has just inaugurated a 5-kilometer stretch of the road in the Israeli-occupied West Bank Read More

Tunnel used for militant attacks had stairs and rail system, Israel says

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Israeli troops have found the sixth and final tunnel dug by Hezbollah militants for cross-border attacks, the military said. Lt Col Jonathan Conricus said the final tunnel was the largest one discovered so far – running hundreds of metres from underneath a Lebanese home and deep into Israeli territory. Last month, Israel launched an operation Read More

Israeli Army ends Northern Shield op targeting ‘Hezbollah tunnels’

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The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have reportedly discovered the sixth and last tunnel used by Hezbollah militants to enter the country at its Lebanese border. It marks the end of an operation that began in December. “The threat posed by the tunnels has been eliminated,” IDF spokesman Brig. Gen. Ronen Manelis said on Sunday, according Read More

Israel drone maker Aeronautics gets $232 million buyout offer

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A Firefly drone by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is on display during the Eurosatory International Defence Exhibition in Villepinte, north of Paris, France June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s state-owned Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and businessman Avihai Stolero have offered to buy unmanned aerial vehicle maker Aeronautics (ARCS.TA) for 850 million shekels Read More

Israel UAV maker Aeronautics gets 850 million shekel buyout offer

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A Firefly drone by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is on display during the Eurosatory International Defence Exhibition in Villepinte, north of Paris, France June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle maker Aeronautics (ARCS.TA) said on Sunday it received an offer to be acquired by state-owned Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and Read More

Hamas sets $1mn bounty for IDs of Israeli commandos involved in botched Gaza raid

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Hamas is offering a million-dollar reward to anyone who can reveal the identities of Israeli commandos who took part in a failed operation in Gaza that sparked an intense cross-border fire fight between Palestinians and the IDF. Following months of preparation for their mission, fifteen members of the Israeli Sayeret Matkal special forces unit used Read More