US Embassy in Jerusalem to cost $$21.5 million for upgrades

Upgrades to complete full relocation of embassy staff from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem to cost $21.5 million, compared to estimate ...
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PA again goes to the ICC

PA official in charge of foreign affairs protests ICC's failure to launch investigation against Israel.

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British rabbis call out Labour over definition of anti-Semitism

68 British rabbis sign letter decrying anti-Semitism in Labour, calling on the party to accept international definition of anti-Semitism.

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Algeria to retry ‘jihadist mentor’ expelled by France

Algeria to retry radical Islamic preacher who became mentor to French jihadists and who was expelled from France.

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British Rabbis call out Labour Party for redefining anti-Semitism

Writing to the Guardian, the group, decried the “insulting and arrogant way” the Labour Party was looking to amend the ...
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Trump: ‘Phony witch hunt’ driving us and Russia apart

Trump says biggest wedge between U.S. and Russia is Mueller probe into Russian interference in 2016 election.

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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.