‘Israel in Iraq’: Kurdish referendum blasted by Iraqi papers

One Baghdad resident describes the referendum as 'a black day in the history of the Kurds,' adding that the group ...
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Police crack down on road-blocking disabled protesters

For the first time, police ticketed disabled protesters blocking a major thoroughfare on Monday.

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Minister: I was unaware of infrastructure work on Rosh Hashana

Labor Minister Katz denies responsibility for permitting construction work in Tel Aviv over Rosh Hashanah.

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‘Nationality Law’ in exchange for Supreme Court bypass law?

Haredi parties condition their support of the 'Nationality Law' on approving legislation to advance Supreme Court bypass law.

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Explained: Who are the Kurds and why are they seeking independence?

Find out why Iraq's Kurds are holding an independence referendum, who opposes the vote and what the next step is ...
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Donald Trump expands travel ban to include North Korea

Donald Trump unveiled a revamped travel ban on Sunday just as his controversial immigration order covering six Muslim-majority nations was ...
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Venezuela: death of a protester

Venezuela: death of a protesterOver months of protests Carlos Garcia Rawlins has been on Venezuela’s streets daily, documenting increasingly violent clashes with security forces, experience that helped put him within eyeshot of a soldier who fatally wounded a young activist at close range. Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have taken to the streets across the country since April to demand elections, solutions to hunger and shortages, and an end to President Nicolas Maduro’s plan to overhaul the constitution. On Thursday, a thousands-strong march that was aiming to reach the chief prosecutor’s office in Caracas was broken up by security forces with tear gas and pellets.


Police officer who killed unarmed black man Sam DuBose cleared of murder

Police officer who killed unarmed black man Sam DuBose cleared of murderA mistrial has been declared over the case of a white Ohio police officer shooting an unarmed black man. A jury was unable to come to a consensus on whether Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing, 27, was guilty of charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter after he shot and killed Sam DuBose, 43. It is the fourth time that courts haven’t convicted police officers charged with the death of black men.