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Yazidis seek rescue of women and children enslaved by ISIS

While most former ISIS strongholds in Iraq and Syria have been liberated in the last 18 months, several thousand kidnapped women and children of the Yazidi minority group remain unaccounted for and ...

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Presbyterian Church USA continues attacks on Israel

The Presbyterian Church USA passed several resolutions critical of Israel during the denomination’s 223rd General Assembly held in St. Louis, Mo. The church assembly consists of commissioners elected by the individual presbyteries ...

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Plot to assassinate Israel Prime Minister, attack U.S. Embassy stopped

JERUSALEM, Israel – The Israel Security Agency has arrested a 3-member terror cell led by a Syrian-based terrorist planning to assassinate Israeli leaders, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jerusalem Mayor Nir ...

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Israeli Kindergarten targeted with mortars by Hamas-controlled Gaza

An Israeli Kindergarten has come under attack from mortar shells fired by Hamas from the Palestinian-controlled Gaza strip. The latest incident of attacks on Israel was not widely reported in the media ...

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The Other Holy Land: My Journey Across Jordan

The sun set behind the glowing amber hills of Wadi Rum in Jordan. It’s a vast and ancient desert that stretches across the Arabian Peninsula. We rounded a mountain-sized outcropping of stone ...

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Surprise! Congress agrees with Trump on Jerusalem move

Below is a list of statements from members of Congress following the administration’s Dec. 6 announcement that the United States will now officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel: U.S. Senate: ...

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Remembering 9/11 From the Middle East

The Muslim call to prayer can wake you up at 4:16 in the morning, even on the eighth floor of your hotel. The heavy glass windows and twelve-foot tall curtains — so ...

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