Here are the headlines from today's ZION news:
- American President Donald Trump has just backpedaled on his controversial statements about the violence in Virginia, saying that “both sides” are to blame for the bloody events in Charlottesville.
- Satellite images have just confirmed that Iran has been building a missile factory inside Syria, which places an arsenal of SCUD missiles dangerously within range of Israel.
- The Kurds are hoping Israeli leaders and help convince the United States to throw its support behind an independent Kurdistan. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel could benefit from an alliance with a free Kurdistan nation.
- Senior Researcher at the Institute for National Security Studies, Brig. Gen. Dr. Meir Elran (ret.), and Tel Aviv University expert on Middle East history Professor Eyal Zisser, spoke at the ILTV studio, explaining more about Israeli interests surrounding the Syrian civil war.
- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has just sent a friendly telegram to North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un wishing him “health and happiness”.
- American and former Israeli Defense Force soldier Omri Dahan was stabbed to death in Brooklyn, New York, over a parking space.
- A hotel in Switzerland has caused major outrage after visitors discovered anti-Semitic notices asking Jewish guests to shower before swimming in the hotel pool.
- Israel’s first round of aid for Sierra Leone has arrived following a landslide. Israel has sent enough food for at least 10,000 meals for the thousands of people that have been displaced.
- Benjamin Netanyahu is planning to become the first sitting Israeli prime minister to visit Latin America.
- Co-founders of Wolfbet Rudi Zadok and Liran Froind spoke at the ILTV studio about their Israeli company and how its re-envisioning the world of sports-betting.
- Israeli and Dutch researchers have just released a new study showing that using smileys in work mails can actually end up harming the person who uses them.
- Learn a new Hebrew word every day. Today’s word is "diyun," written דִיוּן, which means "debate."
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