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Israel takes step toward allowing export of medical marijuana

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli government committee gave an initial nod on Sunday for the export of medical marijuana in what could be a windfall for companies in Israel, widely regarded as a leader in research in the field.

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‘Tiger’ Israel has wary eye on Iran after Syrian rebels lose Aleppo

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The fall of Aleppo to Syrian government forces backed by Russia and Iran has heightened alarm in Israel about potential threats to its borders and a wider reshaping of the region.

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Netanyahu says Israel ‘mightier’ as first F-35 fighter jets arrive

NEVATIM AIR BASE, Israel (Reuters) - - Israel on Monday became the first country after the United States to receive the U.S.-built F-35 stealth jet which will increase its ability to attack distant targets, including Iran.

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Weather delays long anticipated arrival of F-35 jets in Israel

NEVATIM AIR BASE, Israel (Reuters) - - The much-hyped arrival in Israel of its first two U.S.-built F-35 fighter jets was heavily disrupted on Monday after bad weather delayed their take-off from Italy.

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Iran says Gulf worried about war risks with Trump

DUBAI (Reuters) - Donald Trump's election has led to unease over threats to peace in the region, Iran's defense minister said on Sunday, warning that a war would destroy Israel and the small Gulf Arab states.

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Netanyahu in high stakes gamble with new settlement bill

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's support for a bill that would legalize Israeli settlement homes on private Palestinian land in the West Bank is seen in Israel as another feint in a power struggle within his ruling right-wing coalition.

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Israeli aircraft strikes Gaza after militants fire rocket – military

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli aircraft struck a militant target in the northern Gaza Strip on Monday after a rocket was fired toward Israel, the military said.

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Egypt’s press review July 11: Egypt’s rare official visit to Israel leads newspaper

Youm7: Front page of Youm7 newspaper-July 11 edition. * Surprise..Nader Bakar met with ex-Israeli Foreign Minister at Harvard University ‘secretly’* First visit by an Egyptian FM to Tel Aviv since 9 years…Shoukry carries “Sisi’s initiative” to Israel* Timetable make-up of Thanaweya Amma (high school) exams adopted* Actress Zeina to Youm7: My fans call me “Neama Sringa” (the role she has played in a Ramadan drama series)* Al-Ahly midfielder Ramadan Sobhi to move to the English Premier League side Stoke CityParlmany:* MP Anisa Hanouna: FM Sameh Shoukry’s visit to Israel is a continuation to Egypt’s initiative announced few months ago* Parliament puts a new high school diploma system: education committee at the parliament discusses improvement of Thanaweya Amma system.* Member of Israeli Knesset: Shoukry’s visit to Israel ‘important;’ we consider our relations with Egypt ‘strategic treasure’* MP Elham el-Menshawy: there is a lack in number of beds at ICUs and incubationsInnfrad:* Environment Ministry calls up on citizens to not harm Marina whale* Cairo court rules to sentence a defendant in Kerdasa massacre case to one year in prison for eating pumpkin seeds* A major reshuffle is expected inside the Interior Ministry* 557 Egyptians, Libyans crossed Sallum border in both directionsVideo7:Residents of Saft el-Laban area complains about the burning of wheat strawMilitary operations in North Sinai: 14 militants killed, 12 arrestedFM Sameh Shoukry during a press conference in Israel: terrorism hinders peace process in MENA regionAl-Ahram: Front page of Al-Ahram newspaper-July 11 edition. * Egyptian-Moroccan cooperation to boost Arab common work* FM Shoukry in Israel: Palestinians’ suffer should not continue* Violent clashes between U.S. police and protesters on “Sunday of Rage”* Egypt demands facilitations for its exports to enter into Chinese markets* Armed forces warn against fake job advertisements

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Egypt foreign minister to talk Mideast peace in rare visit to Israel

CAIRO/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Egypt's foreign minister will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday during a rare visit to Israel aimed at reviving the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

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U.N. chief slams Israel over settlement plans in wake of Quartet report

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon sharply criticized a decision by Israel to advance plans to build hundreds of units in the West Bank and East Jerusalem just days after world powers called on Israel to stop its settlement policy, his spokesman said on Tuesday.

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