The Indian Jews at the heart of the Netanyahu-Modi love affair

As Netanyahu arrives to seal the cracks in the two countries' burgeoning relations, here's a closer look at the vibrant ...
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French court frees suspect in 1980 synagogue bombing

The court found insufficient evidence linking Lebanese-Canadian professor Hassan Diab to the terrorist attack, which killed four ...
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‘MISSILE INBOUND:’ Videos show moments of panic and terror in Hawaii

The alert, sent to mobile phones and aired on television and radio shortly after 8 a.m., was issued amid high ...
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This book encouraged anti-Semites to help the Nazis kill France’s Jews. It should be republished

The foundational texts of violent racism, from Mein Kampf to the Turner Diaries, can justly be accused of having blood ...
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Arab indicted for assaulting haredi Jews in Silwan

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Foreign jihadists flock to IS despite air strikes

The Islamic State group is recruiting foreign jihadists on an “unprecedented scale” despite international efforts to stem the tide, according to experts and extracts of a UN report published by Britain’s Guardian newspaper. Latest US figures show that around 1,000 foreign fighters are flocking to fight in Iraq and Syria every month, and experts warn that the newest militants may be more extreme than early recruits. “Many foreign fighters that originally left for Syria really did think they were going out for a humanitarian cause,” said Erin Marie Saltman, senior researcher at counter-extremism think tank Quilliam. Russian fighters constitute the biggest single fighting force from a non-Muslim country, numbering over 800, and the US-led air strikes will only strengthen their resolve, according to a local expert.

Italy PM picks Paolo Gentiloni as new foreign minister in surprise choice

Italy's Prime Minister Renzi arrives for the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in MilanROME (Reuters) – Prime Minister Matteo Renzi appointed Paolo Gentiloni, a close ally and former communications minister, to be Italy's new foreign minister on Friday, in a surprise decision. Gentiloni, who was sworn in on Friday night by President Giorgio Napolitano, replaces Federica Mogherini, who left the foreign ministry this week to become the EU's new top diplomat. As foreign minister, Gentiloni, a senior member in the prime minister's Democratic Party (PD), will now play a key role in the remaining two months of Italy's presidency of the European Union, which ends on Dec. 31. …