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ANALYSIS: $38B Israel Aid Deal Is Political Boon for Benjamin Netanyahu - and Barack Obama

forward.com — When Yaakov Nagel, Israel's acting national security adviser, was tasked with heading the Israeli team negotiating a new 10-year military aid package with the United States, Prime Minister Netanyahu set forth the guidelines: "If you reach $3.5 billion a year, you'll get a gold medal," Nagel recalled Wednesday, hours before signing the agreement in Washington.

Could Israeli Tech Help European Union Weed Out ‘Lone Wolf’ Terror Suspects?

forward.com — European powers are trying to develop better means for pre-emptively spotting "lone-wolf" militants from their online activities and are looking to Israeli-developed technologies, a senior EU security official said on Tuesday. Last week's truck rampage in France and Monday's axe attack aboard a train in Germany have raised European concern about self-radicalized assailants who have little or no communications with militant groups that could be intercepted by spy agencies.

Facebook sued for 'facilitating' Palestinian attacks

smh.com.au — Jerusalem: A group of Israelis and Americans have filed a lawsuit seeking $US1 billion ($1.32 billion) in damages from Facebook Inc. for allegedly facilitating deadly Palestinian militant attacks on their loved ones.

Facebook sued for 'facilitating' Palestinian attacks

smh.com.au — Jerusalem: A group of Israelis and Americans have filed a lawsuit seeking $US1 billion ($A1.32 billion) in damages from Facebook Inc. for allegedly facilitating deadly Palestinian militant attacks on their loved ones.

Mahmoud Abbas Accuses Rabbis of Hoping To Poison Palestinian Water

forward.com — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday accused Israeli rabbis of calling for the poisoning of Palestinian water, in what appeared to be an invocation of a widely debunked media report that recalled a medieval anti-Semitic libel.

Airport planned for Israel-Jordan border clouds neighborly ties

businessinsider.com — By Dan Williams and Suleiman Al-Khalidi JERUSALEM/AMMAN (Reuters) - A new airport planned by Israel near its border with Jordan is clouding the usually businesslike relationship the two neighbors have built since making peace in 1994. Due to open next April, Ilan & Asaf Ramon Airport at Timna, in Israel's desert south, will be 10 km (6 miles) from Jordan's King Hussein International Airport.

Airport planned for Israel-Jordan border clouds neighborly ties

yahoo.com — By Dan Williams and Suleiman Al-Khalidi JERUSALEM/AMMAN (Reuters) - A new airport planned by Israel near its border with Jordan is clouding the usually businesslike relationship the two neighbors have built since making peace in 1994. Due to open next April, Ilan & Asaf Ramon Airport at Timna, in Israel

Airport planned for Israel-Jordan border clouds neighborly ties

metro.us — By Dan Williams and Suleiman Al-Khalidi JERUSALEM/AMMAN (Reuters) - A new airport planned by Israel near its border with Jordan is clouding the usually businesslike relationship the two neighbors have built since making peace in 1994. Due to open next April, Ilan & Asaf Ramon Airport at Timna, in Israel's desert south, will be 10 km (6 miles) from Jordan's King Hussein International Airport.

Mark Zuckerberg Foundation Pours Cash Into African Software Training Firm

forward.com — Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg's philanthropy venture has made its first major investment, leading a funding round in a startup that trains and recruits software developers in Africa. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative LLC, created by Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, led a $24 million Series B funding in Andela, the startup said on Thursday.

Israel Security Chief Praises Saudis in New Sign of Warming Ties

forward.com — Israel's top intelligence official offered Saudi Arabia rare public praise on Wednesday for what he deemed its efforts, under King Salman, to lead "pragmatic" Sunni Muslim states confronting Iran and to overhaul Riyadh's oil-dependent economy.
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Sep 20, 2016

RT @onewm: The @griersontrust Awards have announced their 2016 nominations - check them out here:  http://ow.ly/Z7R2304nvTZ 

Aug 10, 2016

RT @onewm: Festival programme announced for the @EncountersSFF, 20-25 Sept in Bristol. Lots of great events! Check it out here:  http://encounters-festival.org.uk/programme/ 

Jul 05, 2016

RT @GuardianAnushka: Ken Clarke's office have been urging him strongly to complain about his comments being broadcast. His response: nah, its what I think anyway

Jun 16, 2016

RT @onewm: The @skynews team takes home the News Award this year for ‘From Syria to Safety’. Well done @AlexCrawfordSky @McGarwen and co! #OWMAwards

Jun 16, 2016

RT @GabbyGiffords: Absolutely sickened to hear of the assassination of Jo Cox. She was young, courageous, and hardworking. A rising star, mother, and wife.

May 19, 2016

RT @skyzein: List of passenger nationalities. 15 French, 1 Briton, 30 Egyptians, Belgian, Sudanese, Portugese, Chad and Iraqi  https://twitter.com/egyptair/status/733168754604052480 


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