Hamas and Israel Are in a Perilous Cycle. Is War a Miscalculation Away?

They stepped back from the brink of all-out conflict on Saturday, but none of the underlying tensions have been resolved ...
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How Pizzagate Pusher Mike Cernovich Keeps Getting People Fired

Mike Cernovich was celebrating on Friday, at least for a few hours. Disney had
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Russian Diplomat Calls for the Release of Suspected Foreign Agent Maria Butina

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the arrest is unacceptable
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Russia demands US release 'spy', calls charges false

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his US counterpart Mike Pompeo on Saturday that the arrest of a Russian gun ...
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Spain’s Billion-Dollar Ethanol-Powered S-80 Super-Submarines Are Too Big to Fit in their Docks

And won’t start out with key air-independent propulsion technology.
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Ceasefire between Israel and Hamas holds after intense fighting

A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza appeared to be holding on Saturday after a round of intense fighting ...
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Car bomb kills four in Hezbollah Beirut bastion: minister

Flames rise from burning cars at the site of a car bomb that targeted Beirut's southern suburb of Haret Hreik on January 2, 2014A car bomb killed four people in south Beirut Thursday, the fourth attack to hit the Hezbollah bastion since the Shiite group announced its intervention in Syria last year, the health minister said. The bombing came just weeks after a twin suicide bombing killed 25 people at the Iranian embassy in the same area and marked a new breach of the tight security in Hezbollah's stronghold. Health Minister Ali Hassan Khalil said four people had been killed and 77 wounded. Interior Minister Marwan Charbel said it may have been a suicide bombing.


Former Israeli leader Sharon’s condition deteriorating: hospital

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, comatose since a 2006 stroke, slipped closer to death on Thursday after a sharp decline in the condition of the ex-general who long symbolized Israel’s military might. Reviled by Arabs over his hardline policies and viewed with a mixture of respect and suspicion by many Israelis, 85-year-old Sharon has been on life support at Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv for the past eight years, far from the public gaze.