This year, the Jewish fast and holiest day of the calendar coincides with Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, which marks Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice Ishmael.
GOP senators propose cutting all U.S. funds to Palestinian Authority over ‘institutional terror support’
Hashemite Kingdom spent past year and a half removing equipment buried there during War of Attrition, asks Israel to help with explosives hidden in populated area.
By 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. …
Children take cover from incoming stones, fireworks; police arrest suspects as East Jerusalem unrest continues to rise.
Despite petition urging it to stop ‘harassment’ of female passengers by ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, airline says it won’t set policy.
Immigration Authority accused of continuing to issue summonses to African migrants despite High Court decision to close detention facility.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates airline — the Middle East’s largest carrier — has signed a 10-year management deal with Angola’s national airline in a move that could bolster the Dubai-based carrier’s foothold in Africa.
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. …