British ‘pharmacist who joined IS’ is detained in Syria

The man, who says he is from Birmingham, has been captured in Syria on suspicion of being an IS member ...
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A group of young Iraqis risk imprisonment to reconnect with their country’s Jewish past

Seven decades after the mass Jewish exodus from Iraq, a group of intrepid Iraqis and Israelis are holding clandestine meetings ...
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China cancels military talks with U.S. in protest at sanctions over Russia military equipment

China's Defence Ministry said in a statement it would recall navy chief Shen Jinlong from a visit to the United ...
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False alarm in southern Israel

Siren heard around 3:30 a.m. in the Eshkol Regional Council. IDF confirms it was a false alarm.

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No refugees in our sukkah, please!

Israelis don't want to take in foreigners fleeing from war and violence, and the government exploits the misery of the ...
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US condemns attack on Iranian military parade

State Department voices support for Iranian people following attack in the city of Ahvaz in which 25 people were killed.

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Hezbollah warns of possible Syria intervention

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian man who was injured in a powerful explosion, leaves a damaged building, in the central district of Marjeh, in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday April 30, 2013. A powerful explosion rocked Damascus on Tuesday, causing scores of casualties, a day after the country's prime minister narrowly escaped an assassination attempt in the heart of the heavily protected capital. (AP Photo/SANA)BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group said Tuesday that Syrian rebels will not be able to defeat President Bashar Assad's regime militarily, warning that Syria's "real friends," including his Iranian-backed militant group, were ready to intervene on the government's side.


Storming ministries, Libya’s militias put pressure

FILE - In this March 13, 2013 file photo, Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan speaks during a joint news conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the State Department in Washington. Over the past three days, militiamen stormed the headquarters of the Interior Ministry and state-run TV and besieged the Foreign Ministry while publicly calling for the removal of Gadhafi-era officials from government posts and the passage of the so-called "isolation law," which would bar from political life anyone who held any position —even minor— under the ousted autocrat's regime. However, analysts and democracy advocates believe militiamen are using the isolation law as a way to get rid of Zidan, who has vowed to restore the authority of the state and disband the armed groups that have become a power unto themselves in Libya. Many of the militias have an Islamist ideology, while Zidan is seen as more secular and liberal.. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Gunmen swooped in on trucks mounted with anti-aircraft guns and surrounded Libya's Justice Ministry on Tuesday, cutting off roads and forcing employees out of the building in the latest instance of powerful militiamen showing their muscle to press their demands on how Libya should be run more than a year after Moammar Gadhafi's ouster.


Hezbollah hints at possible Syria intervention

FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 file photo, Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, center, waves to his supporters, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah says Syrian rebels will not be able to defeat President Bashar Assad’s regime, while strongly suggesting his Iranian-backed militant group could intervene on the government’s side if the need arises. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group said Tuesday that Syrian rebels will not be able to defeat President Bashar Assad's regime militarily, strongly suggesting that Syria's "real friends" including his Iranian-backed militant group would intervene on the government's side if the need arises.


Eviatar Borovsky laid to rest

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Thousands attend funeral of victim of Tapuach Junction terror attack; ‘I am not sure I can keep my promise not to cry,’ father says; Borovsky is survived by wife, five children