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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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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Netanyahu departs for US ahead of meeting with Trump

As Prime Minister leaves for New York, Netanyahu vows Israel will continue to take action against Iranian forces in Syria.

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The Latest: Cosby not expected to make courtroom statement

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing (all times local):
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Kerry pushes for Mideast peace, donors pledge $5 billion for Palestinians

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry talks with Jordan's Foreign Minister Judeh as they gather for a group photo with other Gaza Donor Conference attendees in CairoBy Matt Spetalnick and Stephen Kalin CAIRO (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on Sunday for a renewed commitment to achieving Middle East peace, saying a lasting deal between Israel, the Palestinians and all their neighbors was possible. But prospects for a renewed peace process appeared dim as Kerry offered no specifics on how to restart negotiations in his speech to a Gaza reconstruction conference that raised more than $5 billion in aid for the Palestinians after a devastating war in the tiny coastal territory. The last round of U.S. …


Kurds hold off Islamic State in Kobani; fighters strike in Iraq

By Ayla Jean Yackley and Saif Sameer MURSITPINAR Turkey/BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Kurdish defenders held off Islamic State militants in Syria’s border town of Kobani on Sunday, but the fighters struck with deadly bombings in Iraq, killing dozens of Kurds in the north and assassinating a provincial police commander in the west. The top U.S. military officer suggested that Washington, which has ruled out joining ground combat in either Iraq or Syria, could nevertheless increase its role “advising and assisting” Iraqi troops on the ground in the future. U.S. …