State Department opposes PA’s ICC actions

State Department says PA filing complaints against Israel at International Criminal Court is counterproductive to peace.

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Meet Jerusalem’s cutest new ‘toy’

The brand new member of the Jerusalem biblical zoo is an adorable baby giraffe who was born the night of ...
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Poland backs Trump on Iran

Polish leaders planning to defend U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal within the European Union.

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Hiker dies after falling from Yosemite's Half Dome trail

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A hiker in Yosemite National Park fell to his death while climbing the iconic ...
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Dutch broadcaster: Parody of Israeli song wasn’t anti-Semitic

Dutch broadcaster BNNVARA denies that parody of Israel’s winning Eurovision song was anti-Semitic.

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One Israeli-Arab protester’s knee is now a litmus test for patriotism

Jafar Farah's knee is now the milestone that marks the boundary between the Jewish right and Jewish left ...
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Obama, Modi work to deepen improving U.S.-India ties

Modi waves to supporters after paying homage at the Mahatma Gandhi Statue in front of the Indian Embassy in WashingtonBy Steve Holland and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama and new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi worked to deepen improving ties between their countries on Tuesday, but emerged from their second meeting in two days with little in the way of major agreements. Obama and Modi, speaking to reporters in the Oval Office, said they had discussed a wide range of topics – from trade to space exploration to climate change to the Islamic State threat in the Middle East. "We already have the foundation of a strong partnership," said Modi, seated beside Obama. …


Kurds seize Iraq/Syria border post; Sunni tribe joins fight against Islamic State

By Isabel Coles and Jonny Hogg ARBIL Iraq/MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) – Iraqi Kurdish troops drove Islamic State fighters from a strategic border crossing with Syria on Tuesday and won the support of members of a major Sunni tribe, in one of the biggest successes since U.S. forces began bombing the Islamists. The victory, which could make it harder for militants to operate on both sides of the frontier, was also achieved with help from Kurds from the Syrian side of the frontier, a new sign of cooperation across the border. …