Iran is admitting that it has control of an oil tanker from the United Arab Emirates that went missing three days ago. The Iranians claim that the tanker was towed to shore after having technical problems, but the U.S. suspects that Iran seized the vessel after its tracker was turned off and the ship dropped off the radar.
- The Israel Defense Forces (IDF), in conjunction with Israel’s security agency, Shin Bet, uncovered this week a Hamas money-laundering scheme in the West Bank.
- Hamas also is working to continuing to spread anti-Israel hatred across the world. One Hamas official called on Palestinians to “attack every Jew on earth” if Israel does not lift its blockage along the Gaza coast.
- The state of Oregon has passed a law requiring schools to teach about the Holocaust and combat anti-Semitism.
- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reprimanded the European Union for not imposing sanctions against Iran for its violation of the 2015 nuclear deal.
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