Authorities declare state of high alert after thousands break into Green Zone against backdrop of continued violence.
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The Moroccan tradition for the day after Passover has become popular among all ethnic groups in Israeli society; the Jews of Northern Africa open their doors to all, serving sweet pastries.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Saturday around 20 Syrians had been readmitted to Turkey under an EU migrant deal designed to help stem migration to Europe across the Aegean Sea. According to the text of an address to the nation supplied in advance to the media, Davutoglu said that in return 110 Syrians had been sent to Europe for resettlement. Turkey and the EU last month sealed a controversial deal intended to halt illegal migration to Europe in return for financial and political rewards for Ankara.