The Jews who helped the Americans free Algeria from the Nazis

In November 1942, Eisenhower needed help in Algiers while his troops were landing on the coast. Enter José Aboulker and ...
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Plane skids off Turkish runway down Black Sea cliff

Pegasus Airlines said in a statement that the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, flying from Ankara to Trabzon, 'had a runway excursion ...
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Senior Hamas official wounded in southern Lebanon car explosion

Senior Hamas figure reportedly in car that exploded in Sidon. Hamas: 'Zionist enemy only one benefiting from damage to stability.'

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‘We don’t want revenge – we want revival’

President arrives to console mourners, hears from bereaved father and widow who demand he recommend normalization of Havat Gilad.

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Is time running out for the ‘world’s richest Arab’ to secure his freedom in Saudi Arabia

Prince Alwaleed, whose net worth has been estimated by Forbes magazine at $17 billion 'offered a certain figure but it ...
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Hostel in Uruguay: Israelis ‘not welcome’

Uruguayan hotelier rejects Israeli couple as guests, claiming he disagrees with Israeli politics.

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Campaigning wraps up for critical Turkey vote

Supporters listen to Turkish Prime Minister and Justice and Development (AK) party leader during an election campaign rally in Ankara on October 31, 2015Opinion polls are predicting a replay Sunday of the shock June election which stripped the Justice and Development Party (AKP) of its majority after 13 years of single-party rule, leaving the country without a government after coalition talks failed. Turkey goes into the election more polarised than ever on ethnic and sectarian lines, and deeply on edge after the Ankara bombings blamed on Islamic State jihadists that killed 102 people, the worst in the country’s modern history. The AKP of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is tipped to win between 40 and 43 percent of the vote, paving the way either for a shaky coalition that many analysts say will not last long — or yet another election.

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Ex-U.N. refugee agency chief urges Japan to do more to help

Sadako Ogata, former U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, speaks during an interview in TokyoBy Linda Sieg and Ami Miyazaki TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan, which accepted less than a dozen asylum seekers last year, should show more leadership on refugees and craft an immigration policy given its need for foreign workers, a former U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said on Thursday. Sadako Ogata, 88, whose great-grandfather, then-premier Tsuyoshi Inukai, was assassinated by radical naval officers in 1932, also said that while Japan’s military had a global role to play, it should not be one that involved fighting overseas. Japan announced last month it would provide some $1.6 billion to assist Syrians and Iraqis displaced by conflict and for building peace across the Middle East and Africa.

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Special forces in Syria don't mean USA entering civil war: Kerry

By Matt Spetalnick BISHKEK (Reuters) – A decision by U.S. President Barack Obama to send special forces to Syria is strictly focused on fighting Islamic State insurgents and does not signify the United States is entering the civil war there, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said. “President Obama has made a very strong and forceful and simple decision entirely in keeping with his originally stated policy that we must defeat and destroy Daesh,” Kerry said, using the Arabic term for Islamic State. “It is not a decision to enter into Syria’s civil war.

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