IDF to terrorists: Terror tunnels are ‘death traps’

Southern Command head warns Gaza terrorists after destroying tunnel: 'Any terrorist who goes into a tunnel descends into a death ...
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Manhattan hotel sued for ‘starving’ Bat Mitzvah guests

Hotel serves some food while still frozen, some courses not served at all, leaving guests hungry during Bat Mitzvah celebration.

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Machpelah House residents agree to be evacuated

Hevron residents who bought house agree to court request to evacuate their home.

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Video shows Israeli soldiers beating handcuffed Palestinian man amid Hebron protests

A video released by B'Tselem shows soldiers punching the man, who was arrested during protests against Trump's Jerusalem announcement; IDF ...
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In a Blow to Hamas, Israel Destroys Tunnel From Gaza

The military action came amid simmering tensions over President Trump’s Jerusalem declaration, injecting another layer of uncertainty in the area ...
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Thousands protest in Tel Aviv against allegations of corruption

Protesters gather to demand Netanyahu resign as premier.

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The Latest: Record 150-plus world leaders at UN summits

President of the Syrian National Coalition Khaled Khoja, right, is joined by Syrian National Coalition Special Representative to the U.S. and the United Nations Najib Ghadbian as he speaks to reporters during a news conference, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest developments from the annual meeting of the U.N. General Assembly, where world leaders are grappling with a multitude of global crises, including the fight against terrorism — the Islamic State in particular — and easing the refugee crisis in the Middle East and North Africa (all times local):

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Russia says to step up air strikes in Syria

By Alexander Winning and Suleiman Al-Khalidi MOSCOW/AMMAN (Reuters) – Russia said on Saturday it will step up air strikes in Syria, escalating a military intervention which Moscow says is weakening Islamic State militants but which Western powers say aims to support President Bashar al-Assad. A senior Russian military officer said Russian jets based in western Syria had carried out more than 60 sorties in 72 hours across Syria. “We will not only continue strikes… We will also increase their intensity,” said Andrei Kartapolov from the Russian army General Staff.

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Marking 25 years of German unity, president says refugee crisis even bigger challenge

German Chancellor Merkel, President Gauck and his partner Schadt attend a ceremony in the 'Alte Oper' in FrankfurtBy Michelle Martin BERLIN (Reuters) – As Germany celebrated 25 years since reunification on Saturday, President Joachim Gauck said Europe’s refugee crisis posed a greater challenge to the country than the welding together of western Germany and the former communist East. Gauck, a former Lutheran pastor from East Germany who played a prominent role in the peaceful protests there that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, said the two halves of the country had become one over the past quarter of a century. “What belongs together has grown back together,” he told an audience in Frankfurt that included Chancellor Angela Merkel and civil rights campaigners from the former East.

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