Pompeo to visit Israel, meet Netanyahu next week

Pompeo - who is considered a hawk supportive of Netanyahu's positions on Iran - was confirmed as Trump's secretary of ...
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32nd anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

Chernobyl nuclear power plant 32 years after the world's worst nuclear accident spread radioactive fallout across Europe in 1986, particularly ...
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Anti-draft radical chased out of top yeshiva with tear gas, eggs

Students at prominent Kol Torah yeshiva infuriated after Yerushalmi Faction member visits, chase him out with eggs and tear gas.

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ANALYSIS: ISIS announces new strategy in Middle East

Resurgent ISIS is gaining a foothold in Iraq, Egypt and Southeast Asia, and putting Israel on hold for now.

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Russia says its witnesses discredit alleged chemical attack in Syria

Russia says witnesses disprove the alleged gas attack, but the UK calls it a 'despicable stunt' ...
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Framing ties with Russia in a ‘post’ post-Cold War era

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow on January 15, 2015Whatever happened to that reset button Hillary Clinton gave her Russian counterpart in 2009 as a sign of renewed ties? No doubt gathering dust, while the West figures out how to handle Moscow now. As the war in Ukraine goes from bad to worse, with more than 5,100 dead in nine months, the United States and its EU partners are pondering what to do about Russia and its President Vladimir Putin, who doesn't seem ready to blink yet in an escalating game of chicken. "We face a dual challenge to overcome the immediate threat… along the borders, especially of Ukraine," veteran US diplomat Henry Kissinger, who steered the opening up of China, told lawmakers this week.


Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian in the West Bank

Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian on Saturday in the occupied West Bank, the military and a Palestinian security official said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said soldiers saw two Palestinians throwing a fire bomb towards a road near the Palestinian city of Nablus and “identifying an immediate threat shot toward the suspects’ lower extremities”. A Palestinian security source said one of the Palestinians shot by the soldiers was killed, but gave no further details. The Israeli military said it was searching for the second man.