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Blasphemy laws in nation of 800,000 mosques come under scrutiny after a Buddhist woman gets 18 months for asking local mosque to turn down call to prayer
DouxMatok expects to have commercial quantities of product, which delivers sweetness directly to taste buds without affecting flavor, by 2019
Donation to super PAC aligned with Mitch McConnell comes after slinging $30 million to Paul Ryan super PAC for House races
Startup teams up with Switzerland's Pure Cannabis Research, a breeder of weed, to create more resilient plants that are better tailored to customers' needs
By riding a wave of health and environmentally conscious consumers, the fizzy water maker rebranded itself with tough talk and star-studded ads
Father praises Wa'ed Tamimi, 22, for being on 'path of resistance,' month after sister and mother released from jail in soldier-slapping incident
First lady says social media tech companies should listen to 'children's ideas and concerns'; meanwhile, her husband slams political opponents on Twitter
Defense minister denies deal with Hamas imminent, says Israel acting 'unilaterally in accordance with reality on the ground'
At speech to mark Eid al-Adha holiday, Ismail Haniyeh makes no direct mention of reported truce with Israel being brokered by Egypt and UN
Inscriptions reading 'Jews out of Russia, our land' scrawled on walls of Jewish cultural building days ahead of major international event in the town
PepsiCo's purchase of Sodastream has pundits bubbling; the left and Abbas mourn Uri Avnery and regional peace; and jaundiced eyes are cast on Corbyn and Iran's latest fighter jet
The pioneer's mission for peace spanned 7 decades and combined activism, journalism, and politics
Ismail Haniyeh says any truce between the terror group and Israel will be based on 'national consensus,' backed by an 'Arab safety net'
Military advocate general orders investigations of killings of two Palestinian teens due to 'suspicion that the shootings were not in accordance with the rules of engagement'
Jakiw Palij, who gained entry to America using false information, has admitted to serving at the Trawniki concentration site but denies committing war crimes
PM says no settlements will be evacuated, calls Indian president a 'close friend' and says he sleeps 7 hours a night, but ignores hot potatoes on Gaza, graft probes
Official Palestinian Authority publication reports Defense Ministry chief liaison Kamil Abu Rokon reached out to the PA president to mark Eid al-Adha
No casualties as booms heard on live TV during Afghan president's Eid al-Adha speech; leader says attack won't 'keep Afghans down'
'In Israel we have freedom of worship for all,' PM says against backdrop of mass Druze-led protests against contentious legislation
Defense minister says new Kowsar fighter jet inspired by threats from Israel, US; Israeli counterpart responds by saying Tehran is pressured by US sanctions