World Health Organization expects infection of up to four million people as agency assesses level of global emergency.
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Another boycott of Israel has emerged, this time from Italy: 168 academics and researchers are calling to suspend all agreements with the Technion and universities in Israel.
New civics textbook ‘Being citizens in Israel’ is expected to be sent for printing shortly, but the storm surrounding it is not dying down. One of the authors of the book has requested that her name be taken off the ‘inappropriate’ new version.
An American bombardment that killed an Islamic State group cyber-operative in Syria last August also killed three civilians, the US Army acknowledged on Friday. The bombing August 24 in the IS stronghold of Raqqa, which killed cyber-combatant Junaid Hussain, was one of four incidents alleged to have caused civilian casualties that the US Central Command said it had closely analyzed. "It was assessed three civilians in the vicinity of the strikes were killed and five more were injured," said the Central Command, which is in charge of American forces in the Middle East and North Africa.