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Israel Cements Right-Wing Agenda in a Furious Week of Lawmaking Parliament moved aggressively to push through a series of polarizing measures, piling up points at the expense of its already weakened foes.
New York Times | 10 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Israel Launches Broad Air Assault in Gaza Following Border Violence After a Palestinian sniper killed an Israeli soldier along the border fence and Israel responded with “a wide-scale attack” against Hamas military targets.
New York Times | 12 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Syria conflict: Rebels begin to leave Quneitra, with army set to take over Evacuations are underway from Quneitra province, which borders the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
BBC News | 14 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Inside Egypt's Mysterious Sarcophagus: Mummies, Curse-Free So Far A black sarcophagus found in a pit in Alexandria, Egypt, last week was opened on Thursday after much speculation over who, or what, was inside.
New York Times | Jul 19, 2018 11:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
American Accused of Being ISIS Fighter in Syria Faces Prosecution in U.S. Ibraheem Musaibli, who is from Michigan, is being held in Syria. So is an Indiana woman whose husband died fighting for ISIS. The U.S. is bringing them home.
New York Times | Jul 19, 2018 9:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News Brief: GOP Lawmakers React To Russia Statements, VA Purges, New Israeli Law We look at how Republican lawmakers are responding to President Trump's inconsistent statements about Russian election interference. Also, The Washington Post's Lisa Rein discusses purges at the VA.
NPR.org | Jul 19, 2018 09:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israel Passes Controversial 'Nation-State' Law The Israeli parliament has passed a law that deals with the country's very identity and has critics worried it could undermine its democracy.
NPR.org | Jul 19, 2018 09:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israel Passes Law Anchoring Itself as Nation-State of the Jewish People The legislation downgrades the status of the Arabic language, promotes Jewish construction, and enshrines the exclusive right of Jews to self-determination.
New York Times | Jul 19, 2018 08:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israel Passes 'National Home' Law, Drawing Ire of Arabs The legislation alters the status of Arabic from an official language to a “special” one, and says the right to national self-determination rests solely with the Jewish people.
New York Times | Jul 19, 2018 01:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran Says Trump Sought Meeting With President 8 Times at U.N. Last Year The claim, if confirmed, suggests that President Trump was far more interested in talking with Iran's president than had been previously disclosed.
New York Times | Jul 18, 2018 11:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend