Lebanese film director detained for filming in Israel

French-Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri appears before military court over his filming of a movie in Israel.

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Militants attack convoy in Egypt's Sinai, kill 18 police

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Islamic State militants ambushed a police convoy in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Monday, killing 18 police ...
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18 killed in terror attack in Sinai

ISIS claims attack on a security convoy in North Sinai.

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Distress of Gaza’s civilians forces Hamas to become more flexible

Terror organization finally agrees to pay for some of Strip’s electricity, signaling shift in policy ...
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U.N. Security Council unanimously steps up sanctions on North Korea

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council unanimously stepped up sanctions against North Korea on ...
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Cuba's decrepit buildings no match for Hurricane Irma

HAVANA (AP) — The historic but often decrepit buildings of Havana and other colonial Cuban cities couldn't stand up to ...
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Why Israel’s roads are so dangerous


In the wake of the crash which killed three after a truck driver ran a red light and plowed into a vehicle, questions relating to common causes of fatalities on Israel’s roads must be asked; MK: ‘To create a culture of good driving you must enforce it.’

Greece denies call for ‘Plan B’ in EU-Turkey migrant deal

Refugees who got their asylum requests processed following the EU-Turkey deal, wave as they leave the island of Lesbos towards the port of Piraeus on July 21, 2016Greece's immigration minister on Wednesday denied having called on the European Union to draw up a back-up plan in case Turkey reneges on a controversial deal aimed at limiting the influx of migrants. Yannis Mouzalas's denial came hours after Germany's Bild daily had quoted him as saying: "We are very worried. "Clearly we are concerned, but for now the number of people arriving on the Greek islands (since the deal was enforced in March) does not indicate that the deal is not being respected," he said.

India says Saudis to assist thousands of stranded workers

Asian labourer works at the construction site of a building in RiyadhBy Marwa Rashad RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has agreed to assist thousands of laid-off Indian workers stranded in the kingdom without money or food, an Indian minister said on Wednesday. A sharp drop in oil prices has forced cuts to state spending in Saudi Arabia, the world's top crude exporter. Construction firms have been squeezed financially and have laid off tens of thousands of south Asian and other foreign workers.

US declares F-35 ‘combat ready’

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During operational training exercise, F-35 intercepted an ‘enemy’ drone; Israel set to receive first jets this December, Israeli pilots already training in the US; US Air Combat Command general; ‘The F-35A will be the most dominant aircraft in our inventory.’