Iran halts all flights to Baghdad as Iraqi unrest continues

Monday, 02 May 2016 05:47

May 2, 2016, 12:29 PM (IDT)

Iran announced on Sunday night that it had suspended flight services between Iranian airports and Baghdad following the unrest in the Iraqi capital during the last few days. Thousands of Shiite demonstrators stormed into Baghdad's fortified "Green Zone" and occupied a number of government buildings and the parliament over the weekend.

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FBI thwarts alleged plot to bomb Miami synagogue, reports say

Monday, 02 May 2016 05:17

May 2, 2016, 12:01 PM (IDT)

A man who was planning to carry out a terrorist attack against a synagogue in Miami has been arrested by the FBI in a sting operation, reports said on Monday. The suspect intended to throw a bomb into the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center on Friday evening while it was packed with worshippers on the second-to-last day of Passover, but undercover agents thwarted the attack, according to the reports. The man's identity and the details of the operation have yet to be released.   

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Iran’s army chief takes command in Syria

Monday, 02 May 2016 03:47

May 2, 2016, 10:34 AM (IDT)

The chief of staff of the Iranian military, Maj. Gen. Hassan Firouzabadi, arrived in Damascus on April 30 to assume direct command of the Iranian and Hizballah forces fighting in Syria, debkafile’s military and intelligence sources report. His arrival shifts Iran intervention in Syria into high gear.  

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The real Goldilocks? Man broke into apartment, took a nap

Monday, 02 May 2016 01:41

Burglar caught after broke into an apartment in Tel Aviv, then catching a good night's sleep.

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Will fugitive Rabbi Berland evade justice again?

Monday, 02 May 2016 01:36

Chief Rabbi of Migdal HaEmek flew to Johannesburg in an attempt to release Rabbi Eliezer Berland from prison.

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Slain Israeli's family: Police keeping us in the dark

Monday, 02 May 2016 01:33

Family of Ofir Gross says they have 'no idea' when his body will be flown to Israel thank Israelis for helping in the search effort.

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Six great men and women: Holocaust ceremony honorees named

Monday, 02 May 2016 00:46

Holocaust survivors with amazing stories chosen to light candles for Yom Hashoah.

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Iran to grant citizenship to families of foreign 'martyrs'

Monday, 02 May 2016 00:05

In a bid to encourage more Afghan and other foreign 'volunteers' to fight in Syria, Iranian gov't increases incentives.

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Four infants hospitalized due to E. coli outbreak

Sunday, 01 May 2016 23:42

At least 8 babies from a Kibbutz near Gaza area were infected by the germ, believed transmitted from petting zoo.

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Details of alleged 'unity government' deal revealed

Sunday, 01 May 2016 23:41

Senior Likud source claims Netanyahu made generous deal to leftist Zionist Union, now waiting for response Herzog's office denies.

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Passengers shocked as bus driver calls haredim ‘beasts’

Sunday, 01 May 2016 23:23

Haredi and secular passengers alike were shocked to hear the driver shamelessly insulting haredi commuters on a Dan bus.

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Terrorism in the tropics: ISIS turning to recruitment in the Caribbean

Sunday, 01 May 2016 23:21

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The radical terrorist group has now apparently turned to the tropical white sands and crystal blue waters of the Caribbean to enlist new operatives.

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