9-year-old dies in Dead Sea hotel swimming pool

Girl drowns in hotel pool near Dead Sea in southern Israel.

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Satellite images show destruction of Syria site allegedly hit by Israel

Photos taken after attack on industrial site near Aleppo International Airport, which was attacked earlier this week, show it was ...
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‘Earthquakes are an attempt to destroy Al-Aqsa mosque’

Jordanian journalist claims Israel created recent earthquakes in order to destroy mosque, church.

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Ohio prison staff set to execute killer of man met in bar

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is set to put a condemned killer to death on Wednesday for a three-decades-old fatal ...
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‘We are friends, but Israel must also hear criticism of it’

A British politician who works to strengthen relations with Israel discusses Israel-Britain ties.

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The education commissar

The passage of the NGO Law that limits anti-occupation organizations is a glaring example of the way efforts to silence ...
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Turkey may play quiet role in U.S. coalition against Islamic State

U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a bilateral meeting with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan during the NATO Summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, WalesBy Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Turkey may find it hard to play a public role in the coalition the United States is building to strike at Islamic State targets in Iraq and possibly Syria for fear the militant group might retaliate against dozens of Turks held hostage. President Barack Obama has said he hopes to devise a regional strategy to try to counter IS, which has seized swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, but current and former U.S. officials say they expect Turkey to avoid any major public role. An ally in the U.S. …


Obama seeks solace at Stonehenge

US President Barack Obama tours Stonehenge in Amesbury, Wiltshire, England, September 5, 2014President Barack Obama sought solace Friday at the mystical, prehistoric English monument of Stonehenge, relaxing after stressful days confronting Russia and rising jihadism in the Middle East. "How cool is this?" Obama exclaimed as he toured the iconic stone circles, believed to have been built across different eras from around 3,100 BC, as he stopped off on Salisbury Plain on the way back to Air Force One after the NATO summit in Wales. It's a special place," Obama said, as he strolled past the huge erect stones, some weighing up to 25 tons, set up in two concentric rings.


Obama says key allies ready to join U.S. action in Iraq

U.S. President Barack Obama answers a question at a press conference at the conclusion of the NATO Summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, WalesPresident Barack Obama said key NATO allies stood ready to join the United States in military action to defeat Islamic State militants in Iraq as he vowed to 'take out' the leaders of a movement he said was a major threat to the West. Obama said the Washington would hunt down and dismantle the organization, which has seized swathes of Iraq and Syria, in the same way it had tackled al Qaeda since the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States and was doing to al-Shabaab in Somalia.