PLO: U.S. following Netanyahu’s instructions

Palestine Liberation Organization blames Israel for the American decision to cut funding to UNRWA.

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North Korea: Trump tweet the ‘spasm of a lunatic’

North Korea's state-run media mocks Trump over tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than Kim Jong Un.

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PA government targets Israeli textbooks

PA government claims Israeli school textbooks encourage murder of Palestinian Arabs.

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‘The Iranian threat is not theoretical’

IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot says Iran still aims to achieve nuclear weapons and is trying to harm Israel's security ...
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Trump envoy to arrive in Israel

U.S. special envoy Jason Greenblatt to arrive in Israel on Wednesday for meeting of Quartet envoys.

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No rules for California home schools, where 13 found captive

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Southern California home where authorities say two parents tortured their 13 children had doubled as ...
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Egypt parliament adopts disputed law on churches

Egypt's Copts, the Middle East's largest Christian minority, have long struggled to obtain official permission to build places of worshipThe Egyptian parliament on Tuesday adopted a law on regulating the construction of churches, despite opposition by some members of the Christian community which complains of discrimination. Egypt’s Copts, the Middle East’s largest Christian minority, have long struggled to obtain official permission to build places of worship. “The parliament adopted the bill presented by the government for the construction and restoration of churches by a two-thirds majority,” the parliament’s website reported.


Islamic State leader in charge of foreign attacks killed in Syria

A picture illustration of an Islamic State flagBy Angus McDowall and Yara Bayoumy BEIRUT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Islamic State group announced on Tuesday that one of its longest-serving and most prominent leaders, responsible for attacks overseas, Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, had been killed in Aleppo province in Syria. Adnani had been one of the last living senior members, along with self-appointed caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, that founded the group and stunned the Middle East by seizing huge tracts of Iraq and Syria in 2014. As Islamic State's spokesman, he was its most visible member.