Category: Middle East

Iran pays $830 million to Hezbollah

SUPPORTERS OF Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah

SUPPORTERS OF Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah display Hezbollah and Lebanese flags in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley (photo credit: REUTERS)

Iran is also “the largest backer financially and militarily” to Hamas’s militant wing

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PA payments to prisoners, ‘martyr’ families now equal half its foreign aid

Palestinians celebrate after Palestinian prisoners end a hunger strike over their conditions in Israeli jails, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, May 27, 2017. (Flash90)

Palestinians celebrate after Palestinian prisoners end a hunger strike over their conditions in Israeli jails, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, May 27, 2017. (Flash90)

While it expects $693 million from donors, Ramallah’s 2017 budget allocates nearly $345 million for the contentious stipends

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Clashes break out in West Bank amid high tension in Jerusalem

Palestinians run as Israeli police fire tear gas after Friday prayers in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Joz, July 28, 2017 (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Palestinians run as Israeli police fire tear gas after Friday prayers in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Joz, July 28, 2017 (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Authorities restrict Temple Mount prayer to men over 50 and women; worshipers pray in the street instead

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Jordan mourners chant ‘death to Israel’ after deadly embassy shooting

Mourners attend the funeral of 17-year-old Mohammed Jawawdeh, who was killed when he attacked a security guard at the Israeli embassy compound in the Jordanian capital with a screwdriver, on July 25, 2017, in Amman. (Khalil Mazraawi/AFP)

Mourners attend the funeral of 17-year-old Mohammed Jawawdeh, who was killed when he attacked a security guard at the Israeli embassy compound in the Jordanian capital with a screwdriver, on July 25, 2017, in Amman. (Khalil Mazraawi/AFP)

Thousands gather to bury 17-year-old Mohammed Jawawdeh, who was killed Sunday when assaulting an Israeli guard with a screwdriver at the embassy compound

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Jordanian police threaten to jail Israeli pilgrims for praying

Aaron's Tomb near Petra, Jordan. (CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikipedia)

Aaron’s Tomb near Petra, Jordan. (CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikipedia)

Warning to visitors at Aaron’s Tomb comes as tensions between countries skyrocket over stabbing at Israeli Embassy

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Terror at Halamish: When a family’s Shabbat celebration turned into a bloody massacre

Zaka personnel and police inside the Halamish home where three Israelis were killed by a Palestinian terrorist, on July 22, 2017. (Hadas Parush/FLASH90)

Zaka personnel and police inside the Halamish home where three Israelis were killed by a Palestinian terrorist, on July 22, 2017. (Hadas Parush/FLASH90)

The victims were celebrating the birth of a grandson when the Palestinian terrorist entered their home armed with a large knife and stabbed to death a father and his two adult children

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