Iran slams France for ‘blindly following’ U.S.: ‘Macron acting like Trump’s lapdog’

Tensions between Iran and France have risen in recent months after Macron said Tehran should be less aggressive in the ...
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Teva relied on perks from the Israeli government, and now it’s done for

Israel's political and corporate leadership keeps saying they want a capitalist economy, but when a crisis erupts, everyone clamors for ...
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Rank and File: The how-many state solution?

How about the eight-state solution for Israel and the Palestinians; D'Or sings for Estra; Friendship Circle brings light to Jerusalem ...
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Cluster of Roman shipwrecks suddenly noticed off Greek island of Naxos

Diving archaeologists were surprised to find eight sunken ships on the Cycladic resort's seabed that, however, the locals knew about ...
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Eleven police killed in attacks in Afghanistan

At least 11 Afghan policemen were killed on Sunday when Taliban fighters attacked two checkpoints in the volatile southern province ...
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Former Israeli Minister Stas Misezhnikov begins serving 15-month jail term

Misenzhnikov was convicted of breach of trust after he admitted to have asked organizers of a festival that his ministry ...
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UN measure seeks to revive Israeli-Palestinian talks

A UN Security Council meeting on settlement of conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa on September 30, 2015 in New YorkA draft UN resolution aimed at reviving Israeli-Palestinian peace talks calls for a freeze on Jewish settlements and halting moves to prosecute Israel at the International Criminal Court. The text drafted by New Zealand has been circulated to the 15 Security Council members, as well as Israel and the Palestinians, diplomats said Thursday.

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Iran signals readiness to compromise before key Syria talks: officials

By Parisa Hafezi and Louis Charbonneau VIENNA (Reuters) – On the eve of an international conference aimed at ending Syria’s four-year-old civil war, Iran signaled it might be willing to back away from its insistence that President Bashar al-Assad remain in power. Iran could accept a six-month transition period at the end of which Assad’s fate would be decided in nationwide elections, a senior official from the Middle East familiar with the Iranian position told Reuters on Thursday. During a war that has killed more than 250,000 people and driven 10 million from their homes, Assad’s main ally, Tehran, has been locked out of a succession of international peace conferences, all of which ended in failure.

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