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According to a report from an independent watchdog group, Iran has apparently followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium.
 
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has long cast Iran as the most prevalent and dangerous threat to the Jewish state and has lauded American efforts to place sanctions on the Islamic nation. The U.S. pulled out of a nuclear deal with Iran last year, tightened sanctions in May and even dispatched troops to the region recently.
 

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Some 30 fundraising accounts associated with the anti-Israel Boycott Divestment Sanctions movement have been shut down after an Israeli investigation exposed their connections to terrorist organizations.  
 
Israel has been operating a behind-the-scenes operation for two years in order to expose organizations connected to the BDS movement. The Strategic Affairs Ministry said Monday that the investigation exposed the boycotters “human rights” facade and has shown them for what many of them are: supporters of terror groups that have vowed to wipe out the Jewish state.

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Palestinians are planning mass protests and the media is going berserk after U.S. Ambassador David Friedman said in an interview be believes Israel has the right to “retain” some of the Israeli communities in the West Bank.
 
The media, using part of Friedman’s interview with and subsequent article by The New York Times, has reported that the ambassador used the words “annex” and “unilateral.”

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While Israelis celebrated the 52nd anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification under Israeli rule on Sunday, clashes broke out on the Temple Mount as police cleared the way for Jews to enter the site.

Typically, the Temple Mount remains closed to tourists and Jews during the final days of Ramadan. But this year police decided to open the site to a certain amount of Jews who wanted to mark Jerusalem Day on the very land that Israel recaptured in the 1967 war.

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Disappointed after the Israeli Knesset voted to disband itself last week and head toward new elections instead, U.S. President Donald Trump said Israelis should “get their act together.”

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government by the deadline and the Knesset voted to dissolve itself in favor of new elections which will take place in September.

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