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Intense fighting subsides in Israel, Gaza after ceasefire takes hold

The region near the Israel-Gaza Border is slowly getting back to normal after the most intense escalation since the 2014 war. Continue reading

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Brunei puts hold on Shariah law death sentences for adulterers, gay sex ban violators

Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah says he’s putting a hold on putting to death people who violate new Shariah laws that ban gay sex and adultery. Continue reading

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James Jay Carafano: Trump tries gunboat diplomacy with Iran – Here’s why he’s doing it

The United States is sending a Navy carrier group to the Middle East. Why? Because it can.  Continue reading

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Dr. Marc Siegel and Yonat Friling: The full toll of the Gaza conflict

This story isn’t only about strategy. It’s about human vulnerability at the border. Continue reading

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Iranian economy collapsing as Trump administration tightens sanctions: report

Iran is in a deep recession, with inflation at roughly 40 percent, due largely to U.S. sanctions. That would mark Iran’s highest inflation level since 1980. Continue reading

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Sri Lanka attack shows ISIS is not ‘Junior Varsity’: counter-terror expert

Despite a weakened presence in such places as Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State terrorist group remains a serious threat, said Aaron Cohen, a counter-terrorist and security expert. Continue reading

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University of Maryland Jewish group slams BDS vote scheduled for Passover

The University of Maryland’s student government faced backlash from the school’s Jewish community this week after scheduling a vote ove an anti-Israel resolution on Passover. Continue reading

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Coexistence in a ‘danger’ zone: An inside look at Israeli settlement in the West Bank

Now that Benjamin Netanyahu is set to serve a fifth term as Israel’s prime minister, he could extend Israeli sovereignty over parts of the West Bank– something he promised to do if re-elected. The move would put an end to decades of Israel’s policy re… Continue reading

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April Corley: Egypt nearly murdered me. Will the US reward it with more taxpayer dollars?

After surviving a brutal attack by the Egyptian military during a trip to Cairo, U.S. citizen April Corley is demanding Congress re-think its foreign aid to the country while she waits for Egypt to cover her medical bills. Continue reading

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Pentagon stops deliveries of F-35 parts, manuals to Turkey over purchase of Russian air defense system

The Department of Defense announced Monday that it had “suspended” deliveries of F-35 fighter jet parts and manuals to Turkey over the Middle Eastern country’s decision to purchase a Russian air defense system over Washington’s objection. Continue reading

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Lebanon military court rules homosexual sex not punishable by law in landmark decision

Lebanon’s top military prosecutor acquitted four military personnel accused of sodomy Saturday in a landmark ruling that affirmed homosexuality is not a crime in the Middle Eastern nation, The Daily Star reported. Continue reading

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