German court says Kuwait Airways can bar Israeli passengers

German appeals court rules that it cannot prevent Kuwait Airways from banning Israeli passengers, though it says policy is discrimination.

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High speed Jerusalem-Tel Aviv rail opens to the public

Civilian passengers take first trip on 100 MPH train connecting capital with Ben Gurion Airport.

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Trump rejects any meeting with Iran's Rouhani at U.N. gathering

Both countries' presidents were due to attend the annual United Nations General Assembly in New York. Trump is scheduled to ...
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Cabinet: IDF to continue operating against Iran in Syria

Security Cabinet says Israel shares in sorrow with Russia over planed downed by Syria, vows to continue to act to ...
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Netanyahu departs for US ahead of meeting with Trump

As Prime Minister leaves for New York, Netanyahu vows Israel will continue to take action against Iranian forces in Syria.

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The Latest: Cosby not expected to make courtroom statement

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local):
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Israel PM slams suspension of UNESCO exhibit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) arrives to chair the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem, on January 19, 2014Israel's premier on Sunday condemned a decision by the UN cultural agency to postpone an exhibit tracing 3,500 years of ties between the Jewish people and Israel, following pressure from Arab countries. UNESCO had said on Friday it was postponing the exhibit after receiving a letter from the 22-member Arab Group which expressed concern it "could impact negatively on the peace process and current negotiations under way in the Middle East." But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied the exhibit would damage talks with the Palestinians, which began in July but have shown little sign of progress. "The one-sided approach toward Israel does not advance peace - it pushes peace further away," he said.


Analysis: Egypt vote muddles political outlook

Holding national flags and portraits of military chief Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Egyptians celebrate the passage of a new constitution after 98.1 percent of voters supported Egypt's military-backed constitution in a two-day election, in Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. In the lead up to the vote, police arrested those campaigning for a "no" vote on the referendum, leaving little room for arguing against the document. (AP Photo/El Shorouk Newspaper, Sabry Khaled) EGYPT OUTCAIRO (AP) For all the self-congratulatory headlines in Egypt's pro-military media, the results of last week's constitutional referendum may have fallen short of the emphatic popular mandate the nation's military chief was looking for before announcing his presidential run.


Netanyahu hails ‘great friend’ Harper on Israel visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) escorts his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper during a welcome ceremony in Jerusalem on January 19, 2014Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper began his first official visit to Israel on Sunday, with his Israeli counterpart hailing him as a "great friend" of the Jewish state and people. Canada is one of Israel's staunchest allies and was one of the few countries that opposed a successful Palestinian bid for upgraded status at the United Nations in 2012. "Prime Minister Harper, my good friend Stephen, welcome to Israel," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a reception in his Jerusalem office in honour of the first visiting Canadian premier since 2000.