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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Netanyahu wants Iran deal to cover missile capacity

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves following his address to a joint session of the US Congress at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, March 3, 2015Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kept up his offensive against the framework nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday, saying it fails to address Tehran's long-range missile arsenal. "Why doesn't the framework address Iran's intercontinental ballistic missile programme whose sole purpose is to carry nuclear payloads?" he asked on his official Twitter account. He said the economic benefits from the easing of sanctions would go to fund Iran-sponsored radicals across the Middle East. "What is to stop Iran from using the over one hundred billion dollars that will be unfrozen as part of this agreement to fund aggression and terror in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen and elsewhere," he tweeted.


US expedites arms shipments to Saudi-led coalition

Smoke rises from the Faj Attan Hill area in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on April 7, 2015, following an alleged air strike by the Saudi-led alliance on Shiite Huthi rebels campsThe United States has stepped up weapons deliveries in support of a Saudi-led coalition resisting the advance of Shiite rebels in Yemen, a senior US official said Tuesday. "Saudi Arabia is sending a strong message to the Huthis and their allies that they cannot overrun Yemen by force," Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken told reporters in the Saudi capital. A US defense official told AFP that Washington was sending primarily precision-guided munitions to the United Arab Emirates, which was then delivering the bombs to Gulf partners. The shipments of bombs to the Saudi-led coalition was part of the US commitment to provide intelligence and logistical assistance to the air campaign, Pentagon officials said.


Iran, Turkey agree need to stop Yemen war: Rouhani

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani (R) stands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (2R) during an official welcoming ceremony at the Saadabad Palace in Tehran on April 7, 2015Turkey and Iran agree on the need for a political solution to end Yemen's war, which has raised tensions between them, Iran's president said Tuesday after talks with his visiting Turkish counterpart. "We talked about Iraq, Syria, Palestine… We had a long discussion about Yemen. We both think war and bloodshed must stop in this area immediately and a complete ceasefire must be established and the strikes must stop" in Yemen, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said during a joint press conference broadcast by state television.