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The World Mourns for Orlando

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel stands "shoulder to shoulder" with the United States after the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando that killed 49 people and wounded dozens more.

At a meeting of his cabinet on Monday, Netanyahu said that "terror threatens the entire world" and sent condolences to the families of the victims.

The Orlando attack dominated news in Israel, which has seen a wave of Palestinian attacks in recent months. The Israeli cabinet minister said the world has to fight together against Islamic terrorism.

In solidarity with the American people and the LGBT community, the Tel Aviv-Yafo City Hall building was lit up in the US, Israeli and LGBT pride flags yesterday.

The US flag at the US Embassy in Tel Aviv flew at half-staff Monday morning. 


 

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