Turkey makes case to Congress to drop S-400 sanctions
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Turkey makes case to Congress to drop S-400 sanctions

Turkey is making a final pitch to Congress to duck US sanctions for purchasing a Russian air defense system, according to documents reviewed by Al-Monitor. In a letter…

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House panel advances bipartisan Saudi sanctions bill over Khashoggi murder
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House panel advances bipartisan Saudi sanctions bill over Khashoggi murder

Congress made significant headway today on its long-awaited response to the Jamal Khashoggi murder in the form of Saudi sanctions legislation. The House Foreign Affairs Committee voted unanimously…

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Ehud Barak returns to the political fray
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Ehud Barak returns to the political fray

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak is back in politics. He convened a press conference in Tel Aviv this evening and announced the formation of a new party…

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‘Time to act’: UN expert urges international Khashoggi probe
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‘Time to act’: UN expert urges international Khashoggi probe

Geneva, Switzerland – A United Nations rights expert has criticised UN “paralysis” for preventing accountability for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, accusing Secretary-General Antonio Guterres of failing…

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US Senate passes its own $4.6bn border aid bill
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US Senate passes its own $4.6bn border aid bill

Washington, DC– The Republican-led United States Senate voted on Wednesday to approve a $4.6bn emergency funding bill for southwest US border. The 84-8 vote came less than 24…

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First US Democratic debate: Eight things to know
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First US Democratic debate: Eight things to know

Washington, DC – The first of several United States Democratic debates will take place on Wednesday and Thursday in Miami, Florida. Although most candidates have been on the…

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Gantz: Netanyahu misleads the public
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Gantz: Netanyahu misleads the public

Blue and White leader Benny Gantz convened a press conference Wednesday afternoon in which he responded to the reported initiative to cancel the Knesset Dispersion Law and the…

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The message of praying and dancing in the Bahrain synagogue
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The message of praying and dancing in the Bahrain synagogue

Jewish visitors and delegates to the US-led international economic conference in Bahrain this week held a festive prayer session in a long-abandoned synagogue. “I think you just witnessed…

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Poway rabbi goes to the UN
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Poway rabbi goes to the UN

On Wednesday, the UN General Assembly met to discuss the growing anti-Semitism around the world, at the initiative of Israel’s ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, who has…

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Unlocking secrets of the ice worm
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Unlocking secrets of the ice worm

MEDIA CONTACT Available for logged-in reporters only CITATIONS Proceedings of the Royal Society B TYPE OF ARTICLE Research Results SECTION SCIENCE Newswise — The ice worm is one…

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