Family ambushed: ”Arabs blocked the road, tried to attack us’

Jerusalem family on Jordan Valley road to vacation in north is stopped by three Arabs who jump out of car, ...
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Austrian Social Democrats cut ties with Tal Silberstein, Israeli political adviser linked to Beny Steinmetz

The party has severed ties with Tal Silberstein after he was detained alongside billionaire Steinmetz and four other businessmen in ...
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Sessions says Charlottesville attack meets definition of ‘domestic terrorism’

The U.S. attorney general is the second Trump administration official to call the attack an act of terrorism after adviser ...
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With gun salutes, Pakistan marks 70 years of independence

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan kicked off a day of celebrations on Monday marking 70 years of statehood and independence, the ...
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With gun salutes, Pakistan marks 70 years of independence

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan kicked off a day of celebrations on Monday marking 70 years of statehood and independence, the ...
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Charlottesville Jewish community hired security before weekend’s far-right protest

The first-time measure comes amid a longer-term strategy in which 'solidarity is the answer to this hatred,' a local rabbi ...
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Trump's fired chief of staff Reince Preibus 'to be interviewed by Robert Mueller' as part of Russia investigation

Trump's fired chief of staff Reince Preibus 'to be interviewed by Robert Mueller' as part of Russia investigationThe man overseeing the probe into Donald Trump’s ties with Russia, Robert Mueller, intends to interview Reince Priebus, the recently deposed White House’s chief of staff, it has been reported. The special counsel plans to interview several current and former Trump administration officials as part of his ongoing investigation, according to the New York Times. Mr Mueller is asking for records including details of specific meetings with administration and campaign officials, and any related documents such as transcripts.


Former US ambassador to Russia lambasts Trump for thanking Putin over expulsion of 755 diplomats

Former US ambassador to Russia lambasts Trump for thanking Putin over expulsion of 755 diplomatsThe former US Ambassador to Russia hit out at Donald Trump after he thanked Vladimir Putin for ordering the US to pull 755 of its diplomats out of Russia. Michael McFaul, who served as ambassador from 2012-14, said that Mr Trump’s “flippant” remarks show he “does not understand diplomacy” and that “sarcasm doesn’t work in foreign policy”. “I want to thank him, because we’re trying to cut down our payroll, and as far as I’m concerned I’m very thankful that he let go of a large number of people because now we have a smaller payroll,” Mr Trump told reporters at his Bedminster golf club in New Jersey.


Latin America rejects Trump's military threat against Venezuela

Latin America rejects Trump's military threat against VenezuelaBy Brian Ellsworth and Mitra Taj CARACAS/LIMA (Reuters) – After months of attacking Venezuela’s unpopular President Nicolas Maduro, Latin America came out strongly against U.S. threats of military action against the crisis-hit nation. U.S. President Donald Trump’s surprise comments on Friday may bring the beleaguered Maduro some respite in the region, just as Venezuela was on verge of becoming a pariah over its recent installation of a legislative superbody, widely condemned as a power grab by the ruling Socialists. Following Trump’s assertion that military intervention in Venezuela was an option, Maduro’s critics are caught between backing the idea of a foreign invasion of Venezuela or supporting a president they call a dictator.