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Saudi Arabia urges Kurds to scrap independence referendum

2 hours 53 min ago

Riyadh official tells Iraqi Kurdish leader to drop plans 'in light of the situation in the region,' while Israel remains lone country to openly support efforts

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Holocaust-denying Belgian ex-MP ordered to visit Nazi camps

3 hours 5 min ago

Laurent Louis received a suspended six-month jail term and a $22,000 fine in 2015 for minimizing the genocide of European Jewry on his blog

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Abbas tells UN it’s responsible for ending Israeli ‘apartheid’

3 hours 22 min ago

Palestinian leader says world body employs a double standard regarding Israel; demands apology from UK over 1917 Balfour Declaration

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Killing of Paris Jewish woman was anti-Semitic crime, prosecutors finally say

4 hours 16 min ago

Characterization of Sarah Halimi's murder follows months of lobbying by French Jews, outraged that indictment of Traore Kobili didn't brand it a hate crime

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German government supports new definition of anti-Semitism

4 hours 17 min ago

Term to include attacks against religious institutions, the state of Israel and non-Jews attacked for anti-Semitic reasons

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California man jailed for life for killing Jewish doctor over botched surgery

4 hours 21 min ago

Stanwood Elkus convicted of first-degree murder of Dr. Ronald Gilbert

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Trump says he’s made decision on Iran deal, won’t say what it is

4 hours 44 min ago

US president on Tuesday slammed Islamic Republic at the UN as a corrupt dictatorship that ruthlessly represses its own people

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Full text of remarks by Trump and Abbas in New York

4 hours 52 min ago

US president says 'we have maybe the best shot ever' at a deal; Palestinian leader confident 'we are on the verge of real peace'

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Calling Trump rogue newcomer, Rouhani vows decisive action if nuke deal scrapped

5 hours 41 min ago

In address to UN, Iranian president blasts 'ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric' of Trump and Netanyahu, terms Israel a 'racist regime'

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At UN, Trump tells Abbas Mideast peace may be ‘toughest deal of all’

5 hours 56 min ago

US leader assures PA leader his administration is working 'very hard' for regional peace despite barely mentioning Palestinians in speech to General Assembly

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16 UN ambassadors wish Jews, Israel a happy new year in video compilation

6 hours 54 min ago

With a cheery 'Shanah Tovah,' US Ambassador Nikki Haley leads off in clip assembled by Israels envoy Danny Danon

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Palestinian groups hand dossier on Israel to the Hague

6 hours 58 min ago

700-page file includes allegations of apartheid, forced displacement of Palestinian West Bank residents in favor of Jewish settlers

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Netanyahu aide hails PM’s first public meet with Egypt’s Sissi as diplomatic win

7 hours 4 min ago

Official says Israel's strategic situation 'greatly strengthened' by PM's 10-day visit to Latin America, US

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Iran translator mocked for soft-balling Trump’s UN speech on state TV

7 hours 28 min ago

When US president said Iran is a 'depleted rogue state whose chief exports are violence, bloodshed and chaos, Nima Chitsaz's Persian version was 'Iran speaks of destroying Israel'

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Iran in UN spotlight as Trump threatens nuclear deal

8 hours 13 min ago

President Rouhani to address concerned world leaders after US president intimated he might torpedo 2015 agreement

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Nations start signing nuke ban treaty opposed by big powers

8 hours 23 min ago

UN expecting 51 countries to endorse ban on development, testing, production, or possession of nuclear arms 'under any circumstances'

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Most Israelis don’t believe Netanyahus’ claims of innocence

8 hours 30 min ago

Nonplussed by Iran threat, Israelis are optimistic, satisfied with life, see cost of living as more worrying than security situation, want ultra-Orthodox drafted into army

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Live: Rouhani, Abbas to address UN General Assembly

8 hours 43 min ago

Iranian president, PA leader will speak at Wednesday's session, a day after Trump and Netanyahu ripped into Iran, barely mentioned Palestinians

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Will Israel be a light unto the Rohingya?

9 hours 17 min ago

May 5778 see religious and secular Jews stand together against the aiding and abetting of crimes against humanity.

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We’re all open-minded…until we’re not

9 hours 31 min ago

How 'A Jewish Father' led the way out of the echo chamber

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