Confidential UN report positive on Iran nuclear commitments

...has been essentially stalemated for nearly a decade, with Iran dismissing them as phony evidence planted by the U.S. and Israel.Kerry's meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was the first since world powers agreed to extend the...
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Militants attack Egyptian troops

...General Hisham Barakat and fears of unrest by the former president's supporters.Militants in northern Sinai, which borders Israel and the Gaza Strip, stepped up their attacks following Morsi's fall. Last year, the main insurgent organization operating...
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Iran would get nuclear help from West in proposed agreement

...from enrichment because Fordo is dug deep into a mountain and thought to be resistant to air strikes. Neither the U.S. nor Israel has ruled out such strikes should talks fail.Because isotope production uses the same technology as enrichment and can be...
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My Turn: Israel working congress against Iran deal

Israel's Likud Party government, along with wealthy pro-Israel political donors in the U.S., is working Congress...politicians humiliate themselves to make it rain shekels. "Israel to push Congress to pass bill to hamper Iran deal" was...
Why Alaskans should read Alaska Quarterly Review

...Fence," a photographic special feature from the first female photojournalist working amidst the hate and strife of war-torn Israel in the Gaza Strip. "Of all the books about parenting, none give you a clue as to how to raise your child in a war zone...
France: Top suspect in 1982 attack on Paris arrested

...leader, is considered responsible for nearly two dozen attacks that left at least 275 people dead, including assaults on El Al Israel Airlines ticket counters at the Rome and Vienna airports in 1985 in which 18 people were killed.The notorious Abu Nidal himself...
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Trial begins in fight over control of oldest national synagogue

...On one side is Congregation Jeshaut Israel, the congregation that has New York's Congregation Shearith Israel, the nation's first Jewish congregation...from Touro were transferred to Shearith Israel. After Jews returned to Newport, the...
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LeBron, Cavs sweep Hawks, off to Finals

...the team to beat in the East.It didn't go exactly as planned under first-year coach David Blatt, who left his family in Israel to take the Cavs' job."We're in Cleveland," Blatt cracked. "Nothing is easy here."The Cavs lost center Anderson...
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Against IS, airstrikes may not suffice

...pressure on the attacking side, which soon stands accused of humanitarian abuses.By contrast, airstrikes did succeed for Israel in stopping Hamas rocket fire from Gaza last summer, and for NATO in 1999 in getting Serbia to eventually relinquish Kosovo...
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Hamas tightens grip on Gaza as reconstruction delays continue

...Eight months after a ruinous war with Israel, the reconstruction of Gaza has barely...Gaza, including at border crossings, Israel and Egypt might have been more likely...both the blockade and three wars with Israel since Hamas seized Gaza from Abbas in...
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