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US to provide a record $38 billion in military aid to Israel


While the US relationship with Saudi Arabia can be described, perhaps courtesy of the latter’s donations to the Clinton campaign, as one of preferential treatment when it comes to arms deals, observed most recently a month ago when the US approves the sale of 130 Abrams tanks, 20 Armored vehicles …

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Israel: the tech start-up capital of the world

Israel Start-ups

By Filip Karinja With a population of eight million people, Israel has made a name for itself as the Silicon Valley for tech start-ups. An innovator in the tech field, Israel has over 6000 start-ups in operation and attracts more venture capital per person that any other country in the …

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Benjamin Netanyahu faces arrest in Spain

Benjamin Netanyahu

Should Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ever set foot inside Spain, he—and six other current and former Israeli government officials—will be subject to arrest, thanks to a Spanish judge who effectively issued an arrest warrant for the group late last week. As to be expected, the Israeli Foreign Ministry was less …

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Act of War: Israeli warplanes begin bombing inside Syria

Israeli war planes attacking Syria

Israeli warplanes have struck targets near the international airport in the Syrian capital, Damascus, Israeli and Syrian media says. The reports said the attack happened Wednesday morning. There were no immediate comments from the Syrian government on the issue. In October, the Israeli military launched a number of artillery attacks against Syrian …

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MSNBC apologises for showing map of disappearing Palestine

Palestine loss of land to Israel MSNBC

Earlier this month, MSNBC aired a well-known, but controversial graphic that illustrates how Israel has taken over Palestine as the occupation of the region has grown over time. The graphic, which appeared during an Oct. 15 discussion between MSNBC anchor Kate Snow and Martin Fletcher, a Middle East correspondent, shows …

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Israel discovers enormous oil deposit in occupied Golan Heights, Syria

Israel Golan Heights Syria

Editor’s note: Genie Energy which is also exploiting oil from Syria’s Golan Heights has strategic members on the board including former Vice President Dick Cheney, Michael Steinhardt, Jacob Rothschild and Rupert Murdoch. Israeli oil prospectors have discovered a large oil deposit in the Golan Heights, a Syrian territory which it has occupied …

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Israel preparing for ground invasion of Syria

Israeli tank Syria

Israeli Likud Minister Yuval Steinitz will tell the United States, Russia and other world powers Israel will not tolerate Iranian forces near its border, the Jerusalem Times reported on Tuesday. Steinitz made the remark as Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, flew to New York to address the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday. …

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