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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Russia evacuates over 650 from Yemen: officials

People carry their suitcases as they arrive at Sanaa International Airport on April 6, 2015 as hundreds of foreigners are evacuated from conflict-hit YemenRussia on Sunday evacuated more than 650 people of different nationalities from war-torn Yemen by air and sea, officials said. "The two planes took off from Sanaa this afternoon," a spokesman for the Russian embassy in Yemen told the Interfax news agency, without giving details of the evacuees' nationalities. Earlier, a defence ministry official said that the 308 evacuated by sea were en route to Djibouti and included 45 Russians, 18 Americans, five British nationals, 159 Yemenis and citizens of former Soviet states and the Middle East. Russia has been evacuating its own and other citizens by air from the capital Sanaa and by sea from Aden since its consulate was hit on March 29.


UN chief calls for resumption of Yemen peace process

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon attends the opening ceremony of the Second International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria, at Bayan palace in Kuwait City, on March 31, 2015UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday pleaded for the resumption of peace talks in Yemen and called for an end to all military action in the war-torn country. Ban, speaking in Doha on the sidelines of a UN crime conference, said the fighting in Yemen should not be allowed to grow into a protracted regional conflict. "There should be a cessation of military moves as soon as possible," said Ban, sitting alongside the Qatari prime minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani.