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After social media bans, militant groups found ways to remain

Sheera Frankel and Ben Hubbard In July 2013, a broadcaster affiliated with the Islamist group Hezbollah posted a threatening video on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. It featured gun-toting militants practicing an ambush to kidnap Israeli soldiers. The message: This is how we kill you. In December, the broadcaster posted another video that showed how Hezbollah’s

Israel gives Bedouin villagers until end of month to leave

Israeli authorities issued a notice to residents of a Bedouin village in a strategic spot in the occupied West Bank on Sunday informing them they have until the end of the month to leave. The fate of Khan al-Ahmar has drawn international concern, with European countries calling on Israel not to

UN warns isreal-Gaza attacks will lead to war

Hamas says truce reached with Israel     United Nations has expressed strong concern that the escalating violence in Gaza could lead to war. Nickolay Mladenov, the UN's special coordinator for the Middle East peace process, said he was "deeply alarmed by the recent escalation of violence between Gaza and Israel, and

Why we burnt Israel, America’s flag-Shi’ites

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Sunday said it set the flags of Israel and the United States of America ablaze to communicate to the two nations that, as a sect, it condemns their continued oppression of the Palestinians. Speaking on the motives behind the burning of the flags, the representation

Saudis seeking to acquire Israeli Iron Dome missiles-Report

Saudi Arabia has reportedly been seeking to get its hands on Israel's so-called Iron Dome missile system amid reports that the two regimes have plans to normalize their relations and unite against Iran. Basler Zeitung, a Swiss German-language newspaper published in the city of Basel, quoted a "European weapons dealer in

Why 65 countries refuse to condemn US over Jerusalem

The United Nations General Assembly voted on Thursday by 128 to nine to declare US President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital "null and void." Despite the humiliation, both the United States and Israel claimed a degree of victory by highlighting the fact that 65 countries did not vote in

US Isolated at United Nations Over Jerusalem Decision

By Margaret Besheer  Some of the United States' oldest allies turned their backs on Washington's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and relocate its embassy there, during an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Friday. "It contradicts international law and U.N. Security Council resolutions," Swedish Ambassador Olof Skoog told