First-ever Israel-bound flight to enter Saudi Arabian airspace

In first, Air India flight passes over Saudi Arabia. Flight seen as sign of warming ties between Israel and the ...
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Get out of our own trap – for real freedom

How will you make your Seder this year more meaningful?

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NYT obtains hotel video of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock

In surveillance video obtained by the New York Times, Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's movements at the Mandalay Bay hotel ...
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The most perfect poet of Jewish yearning died this week, 100 years ago

The son of poor Russian Jewish immigrants to Britain, and one of WWI's most astute yet under-recognized war poets, Isaac ...
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Saudi crown prince reportedly bragged after purge: ‘I have Kushner in my pocket’

According to The Intercept, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told confidants that Kushner had discussed the names of Saudis disloyal ...
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Israeli man fined for urinating on memorial at Auschwitz

The 19-year-old man was released after being questioned by Polish police for several hours ...
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Top Hamas leader in Gaza visits Egypt, 1st trip since 2013

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Hamas Deputy Chief Ismail Haniyeh arrives in Egypt, the highest level visit by a member of the Palestinian militant group since Egypt’s army overthrew an Islamist president in 2013; In recent months, Cairo has increased the number of people allowed out of Gaza and sent public signals that it is interested in improving relations.

Turkish assembly passes polemic bill to boost Erdoan powers

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The bill could pave way for a referendum that would see Erdoan in power until 2029, transforming the largely ceremonial presidential position to one with the ability to issue decrees, declare emergency rule, appoint ministers and state officials and dissolve parliament; supporters say foreign and domestic threats require the change, while opponents say it erodes balance in distribution of powers.