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Israel allows Jerusalem mosque access despite Palestinian ‘day of rage’

Israel allows Jerusalem mosque access despite Palestinian ‘day of rage’

Published 08/12/2017

Israeli police preparing for a Palestinian "day of rage" increased their presence in Jerusalem on Friday but set no extra restrictions on access for worshippers at the flashpoint Al Aqsa Mosque, saying they had no indication of unrest there. [more…]

Major powers to push Saudis, Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon

Major powers to push Saudis, Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Hezbollah and Syrian flags flutter on a military vehicle in Western Qalamoun, Syria August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki/File PhotoPARIS (Reuters) - Major powers [more…]

France’s Macron says external powers must stop interfering in Lebanon

France’s Macron says external powers must stop interfering in Lebanon

Published 08/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a news conference in Doha, Qatar December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Naseem ZeitoonPARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron called on [more…]

Sterling rises, euro edges down as Brexit deal may be near

Sterling rises, euro edges down as Brexit deal may be near

Published 08/12/2017

British Pound Sterling banknotes are seen in a counter machine at the Money Service Austria company's headquarters in Vienna, Austria, November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Leonhard FoegerTOKYO [more…]

Flynn pleads guilty to lying on Russia, cooperates with U.S. probe

Flynn pleads guilty to lying on Russia, cooperates with U.S. probe

Published 03/12/2017

Former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn departs U.S. District Court, where he was expected to plead guilty to lying to the FBI about his [more…]

Trump weighs recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: officials

Trump weighs recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: officials

Published 01/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President [more…]

Japan insurer Sompo sets up fintech base in Tel Aviv

Japan insurer Sompo sets up fintech base in Tel Aviv

Published 27/11/2017

TOKYO (Reuters) - Property-and-casualty insurer Sompo Holdings Inc (8630.T) has set up a fintech hub in Israel, becoming the first Japanese insurer to do so [more…]

Teva Pharmaceutical set for major layoffs in Israel, U.S.: report

Teva Pharmaceutical set for major layoffs in Israel, U.S.: report

Published 23/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the world's biggest generic drugmaker and Israel's largest company, is seen in Jerusalem February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen [more…]

German artists build Holocaust memorial near far-right leader’s home

German artists build Holocaust memorial near far-right leader’s home

Published 22/11/2017

Police stands in front of supporters of the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AFD), blocking the entrance to a property which was used by a German [more…]

Memories in milk bottles: Polish exhibition ‘shouts out’ annihilation story of Warsaw Ghetto

Memories in milk bottles: Polish exhibition ‘shouts out’ annihilation story of Warsaw Ghetto

Published 15/11/2017

A milk bottle is displayed as a part of the Ringelblum archives exhibited on The "What We Could Not Shout Out To The World" exhibition [more…]