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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Woman attacked during ultra-Orthodox demonstration

27 year old says she underwent a 'lynch' after being caught in a Haredi protest near Bnei Brak last week, ...
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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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Lapid: ‘I am not driven by fear’

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In the wake of war in the south, and in the throes of a political storm and a face-off with the prime minister, Finance Minister Yair Lapid speaks in a special holiday interview about Gaza, the economy and his future ambitions.

Denmark, Britain join U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State

(Reuters) – Denmark announced on Friday it will send seven F-16 fighter jets to take part in a U.S.-led military coalition attacking Islamic State militants in Iraq, and parliament in Britain approved British participation. Danish and British jets will join a growing international force arrayed against the radical Sunni group which controls oilfields, farmland and military bases in a wide, cross-border region straddling east Syria and north Iraq. The pledges came on a fourth day of U.S. and Arab air strikes against the Islamic State in Syria. …

Germany plans tougher controls on would-be jihadists

BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government plans tougher controls on would-be jihadists such as marking personal identity cards to alert border guards that the traveler may be en route to join the Islamic State militant group. An interior ministry spokeswoman said some kind of marking on identity cards could identify suspected jihadists so border guards in Germany or other Schengen countries such as Belgium or the Netherlands could prevent them from leaving. …