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Israeli jets said to strike weapons convoy outside Damascus

2 hours 59 min ago

Three separate airstrikes were in an area known to be a Hezbollah stronghold; no Syrian casualties reported

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Squeezed on all sides, Hamas bids for reconciliation

3 hours 32 min ago

Gaza's isolated rulers are rebuilding bridges with Iran, turning to Egypt for help and moving to make peace with their West Bank rivals

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Canadian supporters seek release of Paris synagogue attack suspect

4 hours 24 min ago

Thousands petition Canadian government, PM calling for Hassan Diab's return from France where he is awaiting trial for the
1980 attack that killed 4

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Iran Foreign Minister: If US wants new nuclear concessions, we do too

6 hours 32 min ago

Mohammad Javad Zarif says such a move would mean his country would retake possession of nuclear fuel shipped to Russia when the accord took effect, the New York Times reports

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How satire got a cartoonist fired from a Jewish newspaper

6 hours 44 min ago

Eli Valley has never been afraid to point his pen at the most venerated Jewish institutions -- but it costs him

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Hope fading for survivors as Mexico search enters 3rd day

7 hours 19 min ago

Authorities put the death toll from Tuesday's 7.1 magnitude quake at 272 people, with the number expected to rise

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Russia clashes with EU over aid to Syria

7 hours 24 min ago

Moscow's deputy foreign minister says assistance being used as a political tool to build pressure on Syrian leader Bashar Assad

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World powers rally to defend value of Iran nuke accord

8 hours 25 min ago

Chorus of international support for deal countered by succession of senior Trump aides who repeated the president's objections to the pact

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Nikki Haley denies designs on secretary of state job

8 hours 46 min ago

US ambassador to the United Nations says Trump's 'blunt' stance on Iran will advance international community's fight against the regime

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Sanders: Diplomacy, human rights must drive US world affairs

9 hours 53 min ago

Vermont independent chides President Trump on proposed foreign aid cuts as well as handling of North Korea, Iran and terrorism

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Why Obama’s former speechwriter calls him the most Jewish president ever

Thu, 2017-09-21 23:43

Now a writer on 'Funny or Die,' David Litt says Obama’s way of seeing the world -- 'always asking questions,' with a 'real capacity for doubt' -- makes him an honorary MOT

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Kim vows to make Trump ‘pay dearly’ for threatening N Korea

Thu, 2017-09-21 23:28

Comments come in response to US president's speech at UN, in which he vowed to 'totally destroy' Asian country if provoked

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Private jet crashes Istanbul’s main airport, bursts into flame

Thu, 2017-09-21 23:18

Plane speeds off runway, catches fire, but all four occupants climb out to safety

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Trump says ‘friend’ Erdogan getting ‘high marks’

Thu, 2017-09-21 22:40

Earlier this week, US froze arms sales to Turkish leader's bodyguards, after his aides attacked demonstrators in Washington

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UN sets up probe of IS atrocities in Iraq

Thu, 2017-09-21 22:16

International body labels massacres of the Yazidis in the region by members of the terrorist group as genocide

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Bulgarian Foreign Ministry condemns vandalism in Sofia Jewish cemetery

Thu, 2017-09-21 21:50

Sofia deputy mayor says all damage will be repaired and expresses 'sincere regret

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Ivanka Trump opens up about her postpartum depression

Thu, 2017-09-21 21:48

'I consider myself a very hard-charging person, I'm passionate, I'm driven, but this is something that affects parents all over the country'

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Facebook to give Congress the contents of 3,000 ads bought by Russians

Thu, 2017-09-21 21:37

Mark Zuckerberg says the company is "actively working" with the US government on its ongoing investigations into Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election

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Borough Park man indicted in prostitute scheme to intimidate abuse victim

Thu, 2017-09-21 21:02

Samuel 'Mendy' Israel tried to lure victims relative into hotel, film relative's meeting with prostitute hired in advance

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Ex-CIA agent tweets article blaming Jews for US wars, then apologizes

Thu, 2017-09-21 20:46

Valerie Plame Wilson links to piece called 'America's Jews are driving America's wars,' then says she is of 'Jewish decent,' finally says she made a 'doozy' of a mistake

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