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Hezbollah and Israel Forces Clash

Hezbollah and Israel Forces Clash

In the Golan Heights region bordering Israel and Syria, a clash between Hezbollah and the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) broke out on Wednesday. This exchange of violence is the worst since a month-long war between the two groups occurred in 2006. The attack killed two Israeli soldiers and one United Nations observer, and injured seven […]

Israel Police Arrest Vandal at Christian Church

Israel Police Arrest Vandal at Christian Church

Police in Israel have arrested a man caught vandalizing a Christian church of religious significance. The Dormition Abbey, believed to be the place where the Virgin Mary died, was the site of the vandalism. A security guard caught a 21-year-old man who he said jumped over an exterior fence and began damaging a cross and […]

Israel’s Knesset Fires Itself

Israel’s Knesset Fires Itself

Israel ended months of stalemate in the Knesset today as the parliament voted to fire itself, admitting that irreconciliable differences have neutralized any hope of productive work or operative solution to the multitude of issues facing the country. The lawmakers voted 93-0 to dissolve the governing body and hold early elections in March 2015. The […]

Palestine Recognized as Independent State

Palestine Recognized as Independent State

After the struggle for many decades, finally major European countries are recognizing Palestine as an independent governing state with its people and territory as stipulated by international law. Britain and Ireland are the first countries to have recognized, Sweden and Spain followed later and now France has also casted the lower house Parliament vote in […]

Israel, Russia Ease Gun Carry Laws

Israel, Russia Ease Gun Carry Laws

Recognizing a greater need for citizens to be able to defend themselves, Israel recently eased laws on the carrying of firearms in public and Russia has also loosened restrictions on the ownership and use of guns. In Israel, the changes come in response to recent attacks, by armed Palestinians, on Israeli citizens; In Russia, where […]

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