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Israeli-owned Berlin bookstore closed after far-left protests.

Italian journalist says radical leftists, 'descendants of perpetrators of the Holocaust,' forced Jewish-owned bookstore to close.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

European soccer league worried about Israeli security situation.

After 15 years, European soccer league again considering having Israeli teams hold their European tournament 'home games' outside of Israel.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Jerusalem's Old City: Tourists welcome, media not so much.

Israeli police acknowledged on Wednesday that security forces are preventing journalists from entering parts of the Old City of Jerusalem as part of efforts to lower tensions around a contested hilltop compound that has been at the epicenter of the latest deadly flare-up in Israeli-Palestinian violence.

- FOX News - US

Israeli removal of holy site metal detectors not enough: Erdogan.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday welcomed Israel's removal of metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site but said it was "not enough".

- The Daily Star - LB

Croatian WW2 death camp Jasenovac was 'worse than Auschwitz'.

The canonization of Croatian Catholic Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac would be itself a crime, says Israeli Holocaust expert, Professor Gideon Greif. According to him, the people who intend to canonize Stepinac are "criminals who are mocking the victims of Jasenovac" - a camp where, according to the survivors, torture was even ...

- B92 - SK

Turkey's Erdogan says Israel damaging Jerusalem's 'Islamic character'.

ANKARA, July 26 — Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel today of inflicting damage on Jerusalem's Islamic character', in comments likely to further inflame regional tensions in a dispute over the Al-Aqsa mosque. The dispute...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Palestine wants India to nudge Israel to stop attempts for Judaisation of mosque.

Palestine wants India to use its friendly ties with Israel to nudge the Jewish nation to stop Judaisation of the historic Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.Palestines ambassador to India, Adnan M A Abualhayjaa, on Wednesday said that since New Delhi had friendly ties with Israel, it could step in to diffuse the tension mounting ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Objects From Auschwitz Death Camp to Tour Europe, America.

Officials at the museum of the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz say some exhibits are going on a tour of Europe and North America to bring its tragic truth about the Holocaust to a wider audience. The museum says Wednesday this will be its first-ever traveling exhibition and will include some 600 items. Most of them will ...

- Voice of America - US

Vega to launch two Earth Observation Satellites for Italy, Israel and France.

Kourou, French Guiana Jul 26, 2017 For its eighth launch of the year, and the 10th Vega mission since this launcher began its career at the Guiana Space Center in 2012, Arianespace will orbit two Earth observation satellites for civil and military applications: OPTSAT-3000 for the Italian Ministry of Defence; and Venus, a ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

WalkMe raises $75M more for its AI-based on-screen guidance tech.

More funding is rolling in for Israeli startups. Today, WalkMe , company that has built a cloud-based platform for businesses to make their web and mobile interfaces easier to navigate with on-screen guidance and prompts , has raised $75 million. It plans to use the funding to expand into newer markets like Japan, ...

- TechCrunch - US

Jailed blogger in Azerbaijan seeks extradition to Israel.

The lawyer for a Russian blogger jailed in Azerbaijan for traveling to a separatist-controlled region of the former Soviet republic says his client has petitioned to be extradited to Israel.

- FOX News - US

The Latest: Israel tells Turkey its criticism is 'absurd'

The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site : 5:20 p.m. Israel's Foreign Ministry has issued a scathing response to Turkey's criticism of its security measures at a contested Jerusalem holy site.

- FOX News - US

Muslims keep up shrine boycott despite Israeli concessions

JERUSALEM " Muslim leaders urged the faithful on Tuesday to keep up their prayer protests and avoid entering a contested Jerusalem shrine, even after Israel dismantled metal detectors that initially triggered the tensions.Israel...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: Jordan wants pre-crisis status at holy site

JERUSALEM " The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site :5:25 p.m.Jordan's foreign minister says the kingdom wants the situation at a major...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Turkey's Erdogan says Israel damaging Jerusalem's 'Islamic character'

ANKARA - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel on Wednesday of inflicting damage on Jerusalem's "Islamic character", in comments likely to further inflame regional tensions in a dispute over the Al-Aqsa mosque.

- Reuters - US

Muslim cleric: Protest over Jerusalem shrine to continue despite Israeli concession

Ikrema Sabri said that even after Israel removed metal detectors, more steps were required.         

- USA TODAY - US

Muslim Cleric: Protest to Go on Until Israel Removes New Railings, Cameras

A senior Muslim official in Jerusalem said Wednesday that worshippers would not return to a contested shrine until Israel removes the new railings and cameras it installed after a deadly attack there, prolonging a crisis that Israel hoped it had resolved by making concessions at the site. Ikrema Sabri, head of the Supreme ...

- Voice of America - US

Israeli removal of holy site metal detectors not enough: Erdogan

Clashes broke out during protests, leaving five Palestinians dead The post Israeli removal of holy site metal detectors not enough: Erdogan appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

AP Top Stories July 26 A

Here's the latest for Wednesday, July 26th: Senate rejects measure to repeal much of Obamacare; Trump promotes merit-based immigration plan; Jerusalem Muslim leader says Muslims avoiding shrine in protest; Fires burn almost 400 sq. miles in Montana.         

- USA TODAY - US

When #awesome means #terrible

Israeli researchers invent sarcasm translator for people with difficulty interpreting humor and irony in written messages.

- Israel21c - IL

ISRAEL21c partners with El Al and Dan Panorama to give away a free trip to Israel

ISRAEL21c has partnered with EL AL Airlines, and the Dan Panorama Hotel in Tel Aviv to offer you a fabulous opportunity to win a free trip to Israel. Find out here how to take part, and hurry, this offer's only open for 23 days.

- Israel21c - IL

US lauds Israel's dismantlement of Temple Mount metal detectors

July 26, 2017, 11:22 AM The White House on Tuesday praised Israel's removal of metal detectors that were set up at the entrances to Jerusalem's Temple Mount following a terrorist attack earlier this month. 'The United States applauds the efforts of Israel to maintain security while reducing tensions in the region.' the ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

IDF restricts access to building occupied by settlers in Hebron

July 26, 2017, 11:41 AM After about 100 Israeli settlers moved into a building across from the Cave of the Patriarchs complex in Hebron on Tuesday, claiming that they had purchased Beit Hamachpela legally, the commander of the IDF's Judea Brigade, Col. Itzik Cohen, issued an order designating the structure as a closed ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Five boycott supporters barred from entering Israel

July 26, 2017, 12:40 PM The Israeli government on Wednesday blocked five foreign activists, who support the boycotting of Israel, from entering the country. The five were prevented from boarding their Lufthansa flight at their point of departure in the US after the Israeli government informed the airline that the activists ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Israel's government under triple siege

July 26, 2017, 12:49 PM Binyamin Netanyahu’s government has been forced back by a three-line siege imposed by the Palestinians, Sunni Arab governments, including Jordan, and public opinion at home. If Israel fails to draw a strong red line at this point in the standoff over Temple Mount, a new crisis or terrorist ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Jerusalem: Muslim worshipers urged to continue boycott

Palestinian leaders have urged Muslim worshipers to keep praying outside the al-Aqsa compound in protest at Israel's installation of metal detectors and security cameras near the site, even though Israel removed the metal detectors early Tuesday morning.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Israeli forces arrest 21 Palestinians in West Bank

Israeli forces arrest 21 Palestinians in West Bank...

- MENAFN - JO

Israeli forces push deep into northern Gaza

Israeli forces push deep into northern Gaza...

- MENAFN - JO

Ukraine in talks with Israel to lower customs tariffs on agricultural and industrial goods

Ukraine in talks with Israel to lower customs tariffs on agricultural and industrial goods...

- MENAFN - JO

Watch: Evidence of Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem found

Days before Tisha B'Av fast, excavation unearths artifacts from Kingdom of Judea in 1st Temple period - and evidence of city's destruction.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Sewage cover from Ramat Gan - in Denmark

Israeli touring Denmark comes across a piece of home - covering a sewage pipe.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Rarity: Israel Hayom article against Netanyahu

'Israel Hayom' newspaper publishes unprecedented criticism of Netanyahu's Temple Mount security policy.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Saving the planet - one dispenser at a time

Israeli start-up re-invents the dispensers we use for items like deodorant and shaving cream, making them more environmentally friendly.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Ludogorets's Road to Europe goes through Israel

Bulgarian champions Ludogorets go out tonight at 20pm at the Turner stadium against Israeli champion Apoel Beer Sheva in the first match of the third Preliminary Round of the Champions League. Reported Sportal.  The duel is extremely important for the European ambitions of the Razgrad players, who have become accustomed to ...

- Novinite - BG

Bulgaria has Expressed Interest in Receiving Gas from Israel

Bulgaria expressed interest in potential supplies of natural gas from Israeli fields, the Council of Ministers reported. This was done during a meeting of Deputy Prime Minister Tomislav Donchev and Energy Minister Temenujka Petkova with the Ambassador of Israel Iri Lillian. Israel has deposits estimated to be about 1 ...

- Novinite - BG

Al-Aqsa Mosque dispute poised to become a religious conflict, UN envoy warns

The UN envoy on Middle East peace has warned that the developments over the past 11 days in and around the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem have demonstrated the grave risk that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict could become a religious one that could ultimately engulf the rest of the region. While recognising that ...

- DAWN - PK

UkrInform: Ukraine in talks with Israel to lower customs tariffs on agricultural and industrial goods

Israel and Ukraine have started the sixth round of negotiations on the conclusion of the Free Trade Agreement in order to continue considering access to agricultural and industrial goods markets and, in particular, to determine the degree of lowering the customs tariffs. Deputy Economic Development and Trade Minister of ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Muslims pray outside holy site despite Israeli concessions

Muslim worshippers have once again held their morning prayers outside Jerusalem's most contested holy site despite Israel's removal of the metal detectors that sparked the protest.

- FOX News - US

The Latest: Muslim cleric wants cameras removed from shrine

The Latest on the escalation in Israel and the Palestinian territories over a contested Jerusalem holy site : 10:15 a.m.

- FOX News - US

Muslim Cleric wants cameras removed from contested Jerusalem shrine

A senior Muslim official in Jerusalem says worshippers won't return to a contested shrine until Israel removes new railings and cameras it installed after a deadly attack there.

- FOX News - US

Israel Looks to Food Tourism to Attract a Different Kind of Visitor

Israel doesn't really have a problem bringing in visitors. But bringing visitors who are not driven by religious beliefs is a challenge. Diversifying the country through food could help convince some travelers that a trip here is worth it. -Dan Peltier

- Skift - US

Palestinians reject new Israeli security measures at Jerusalem holy site

Israel has removed medal detectors at the al-Aqsa mosque, but Palestinians are still unhappy with the new security measures. The Jerusalem Muslim community has continued to boycott the site.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Israel's policemen are 'sitting ducks' on the Temple Mount

Police and Prisoner Guards' Wives Association head supports policemen who refuse to work without proper safety precautions.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Tourists participate in counter-terror training camp

Tourists to Israel can participate in an Israeli counter-terror training camp where they watch Israeli commandos use Krava Maga and more.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Discounts for special needs students through age 21

Israel's special education students will be eligible for student discounts on public transportation until they reach the age of 21.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Turkey to deport Iranian journalist who wrote for Israeli site

Journalist left Iran when her book on women's oppression was banned. Turkey gave her 30 days to leave after she wrote for Israeli site.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

'We won't allow Israel to turn into an LGBTistan'

Tzfat rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'LGBT terror forces the system to violate its beliefs.'

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Yazidi survivor begs Israel for recognition of genocide

Nadia Murad, a Yazidi survivor who was abducted by ISIS, took center-stage at the Knesset during her first visit to Israel.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Evidence of Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem found

Days before Tisha B'Av fast, excavation unearths artifacts from Kingdom of Judea in 1st Temple period - and evidence of city's destruction.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Muslim cleric: Protest to go on despite Israeli concession

Muslim worshippers have once again held their morning prayers outside Jerusalem's most contested holy site despite Israel's removal of the metal detectors that sparked the protest

- The Daily Star - LB

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