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Calling Trump rogue newcomer, Rouhani vows decisive action if nuke deal scrapped

1 hour 51 min ago

In address to UN, Iranian president blasts 'ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric' of Trump and Netanyahu, terms Israel a 'racist regime'

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At UN, Trump tells Abbas Mideast peace may be ‘toughest deal of all’

2 hours 6 min ago

US leader assures PA leader his administration is working 'very hard' for regional peace despite barely mentioning Palestinians in speech to General Assembly

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16 UN ambassadors wish Jews, Israel a happy new year in video compilation

3 hours 4 min ago

With a cheery 'Shanah Tovah,' US Ambassador Nikki Haley leads off in clip assembled by Israels envoy Danny Danon

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Palestinian groups hand dossier on Israel to the Hague

3 hours 7 min ago

700-page file includes allegations of apartheid, forced displacement of Palestinian West Bank residents in favor of Jewish settlers

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Netanyahu aide hails PM’s first public meet with Egypt’s Sissi as diplomatic win

3 hours 14 min ago

Official says Israel's strategic situation 'greatly strengthened' by PM's 10-day visit to Latin America, US

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Iran translator mocked for soft-balling Trump’s UN speech on state TV

3 hours 38 min ago

When US president said Iran is a 'depleted rogue state whose chief exports are violence, bloodshed and chaos, Nima Chitsaz's Persian version was 'Iran speaks of destroying Israel'

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Iran in UN spotlight as Trump threatens nuclear deal

4 hours 23 min ago

President Rouhani to address concerned world leaders after US president intimated he might torpedo 2015 agreement

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Nations start signing nuke ban treaty opposed by big powers

4 hours 33 min ago

UN expecting 51 countries to endorse ban on development, testing, production, or possession of nuclear arms 'under any circumstances'

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Most Israelis don’t believe Netanyahus’ claims of innocence

4 hours 40 min ago

Nonplussed by Iran threat, Israelis are optimistic, satisfied with life, see cost of living as more worrying than security situation, want ultra-Orthodox drafted into army

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Live: Rouhani, Abbas to address UN General Assembly

4 hours 53 min ago

Iranian president, PA leader will speak at Wednesday's session, a day after Trump and Netanyahu ripped into Iran, barely mentioned Palestinians

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Will Israel be a light unto the Rohingya?

5 hours 27 min ago

May 5778 see religious and secular Jews stand together against the aiding and abetting of crimes against humanity.

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We’re all open-minded…until we’re not

5 hours 41 min ago

How 'A Jewish Father' led the way out of the echo chamber

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‘Extremely violent’ Hurricane Maria pummels Puerto Rico

6 hours 17 min ago

Largest storm to hit island in modern history expected to bring life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours

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In Puerto Rico, synagogues cancel High Holiday services ahead of Hurricane Maria

6 hours 17 min ago

As the Category 5 storm bears down on San Juan, community members are urged not to venture outside

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9 East Jerusalem teenagers charged in firebombings, stonings

6 hours 23 min ago

Cell operating out of Silwan neighborhood allegedly planned shootings against Israeli Jews

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Trump’s fiery UN address redefines US role in the world

6 hours 45 min ago

Touting 'sovereignty' multiple times during General Assembly debut, Trump leaves allies with renewed sense that 'America First' will mean America alone

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Er, Grandfather-in-heaven, if you please

7 hours 19 min ago

The very existence of Judgement Day expresses God's confidence that people can achieve more than they already have

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Iran frees one of seven Baha’i members jailed for spying for Israel

7 hours 42 min ago

Mahvesh Sabet, 64, stresses she and six others still serving lengthy terms were unjustly imprisoned; Baha'i protests Iran's persecution of community

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S. African twins put on terror list for plot to bomb Jewish targets, US embassy

7 hours 43 min ago

Tony-Lee Thulsie and Brandon-Lee Thulsie designated as 'Global Terrorists' by the US

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Football players at US Christian college charged in anti-Muslim beating

7 hours 59 min ago

5 Wheaton students allegedly abducted, beat freshman teammate, left him half-naked on baseball field at night, made comments about Muslims 'who wanted to fornicate with goats'

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