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November 15, 2018 4:37 pm
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Israeli Cabinet to Vote on Amir Yaron for Central Bank Chief on Sunday

Israel's cabinet plans to vote on Sunday on the nomination of Amir Yaron for Bank of Israel governor, the Prime Minister's Office said on Thursday. Israeli-born Yaron, 54,...

November 15, 2018 4:09 pm
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UN Palestinian Aid Agency Narrows Funding Gap After Trump Exit

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees has almost closed a funding gap caused by the loss of $300 million in US contributions, its chief said...

November 15, 2018 1:17 pm
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Israeli PM Netanyahu Faces Snap Election Calls After Defense Minister Quits

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced calls on Thursday from his coalition partners to hold an early election, a day after the defense minister's resignation...

November 15, 2018 11:08 am
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US Envoy: Fight Against Islamic State in Last Syria Stronghold May End Soon

The Trump administration hopes that the US-backed fight against Islamic State in its last foothold in northeastern Syria will end within months, but American forces...

November 15, 2018 10:52 am
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Russia’s Putin Discusses Nuclear Pact with US’s Pence

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he discussed Washington's plans to exit the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) arms treaty with US Vice President Mike Pence when...

November 15, 2018 10:36 am
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At Least 56 Killed, 130 Missing in California’s Deadliest Wildfire

National Guard troops joined the grim search on Wednesday for more victims in the ruins of an incinerated northern California town while the death toll...

November 15, 2018 10:27 am
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Saudi Arabia Seeks Death Penalty in Khashoggi Murder Case

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for five out of 11 suspects charged in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, his office...

November 15, 2018 10:04 am
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US Envoy for Iran Warns EU Banks, Firms Against Non-Dollar Iran Trade

European banks and firms who engage in a special European Union initiative to protect trade with Iran will be at risk from newly reimposed US...

November 15, 2018 9:39 am
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Trump Aide Ricardel Forced Out After Showdown With First Lady

Mira Ricardel, the White House deputy national security adviser, was forced out of her job on Wednesday after President Donald Trump's wife Melania said Ricardel...

November 14, 2018 11:02 am
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Concerns Grow Over Israel’s Loosening Budget Ahead of Election Year

As Israel approaches an election year, the central bank and analysts have become increasingly worried that the budget deficit is too high and gives the government no...

November 14, 2018 10:52 am
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Billionaire’s Son Held in Israeli Diamond Smuggling Case

The son of Israeli billionaire diamond magnate Lev Leviev is among suspects arrested in Israel in connection with a diamond smuggling scheme, according to court documents released on...

November 14, 2018 10:06 am
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Government Officials: Iraq to Exchange Food for Iranian Gas, Seeks US Approval

Iraq has agreed with Iran to exchange Iraqi food items for Iranian gas and energy supplies, two Iraqi government officials said on Wednesday. Baghdad is now...

November 14, 2018 9:38 am
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Turkish Court Throws Out Case Against Former WSJ Journalist

A Turkish court has thrown out the conviction of a former Wall Street Journal reporter, the newspaper said, annulling a verdict sentencing her to two...

November 14, 2018 9:37 am
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Iran Executes Two Men Accused of Economic Crimes

Iran executed two men accused of economic crimes on Wednesday, part of an effort to stem financial misconduct as the country faces an economic crisis...

Features

Trauma and Terror: The View From Israel’s South

The sound of crunching under my feet made me wince. Amidst the debris, lay the belongings of the residents of a four-story...

Antisemites to the Left of Me, Nazis to the Right: Stuck in the Middle With Jews

We enjoyed a wonderful 60-year run, we American Jews. The postwar boom of...

World

UN Palestinian Aid Agency Narrows Funding Gap After Trump Exit

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees has almost closed a funding gap caused by the loss of $300 million in US contributions, its chief said on Tuesday. The Trump administration pulled...

Israel

Israeli Cabinet to Vote on Amir Yaron for Central Bank Chief on Sunday

Israel's cabinet plans to vote on Sunday on the nomination of Amir Yaron for Bank of Israel governor, the Prime Minister's Office said on Thursday. Israeli-born Yaron, 54, a professor at the Wharton...

Middle East

US Envoy: Fight Against Islamic State in Last Syria Stronghold May End Soon

The Trump administration hopes that the US-backed fight against Islamic State in its last foothold in northeastern Syria will end within months, but American forces will remain to ensure the...

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