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EnerJew Trip to Israel Engages Jewish Youth from the Former Soviet Union

11/09/2015 1:55 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Masada, Kfar Chabad, the Kotel…these were only some of the highlight places visited by a group of teens from 20 cities across the gamut of countries

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Egypt’s President Says ISIS Jet Claim is ‘Propaganda

11/03/2015 7:39 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). Egypt’s president has dismissed claims that a Russian passenger jet was downed by a branch of Islamic State as propaganda, after the airline said the

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MH17 Wreckage Reveals Horror of Plane’s Last Moments

10/14/2015 7:54 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). A partial reconstruction of a Malaysia Airlines jet made of wreckage found strewn across eastern Ukraine told the graphic story of its violent last moments

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Russia Says Shelling Of Its Embassy in Damascus Act of Terrorism

10/13/2015 8:04 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). Two rockets struck the Russian embassy compound in Damascus on Tuesday sparking panic as several hundred people gathered to express their support for Moscow’s air

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MH17 Inquiry ‘Finds Plane Shot Down by Russian-Made Missile’

10/13/2015 7:38 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). International investigators have concluded that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made BUK missile fired from rebel-held eastern Ukraine, a Dutch paper

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Russian Police Foil ‘Terror Attack’ Planned on Moscow

10/12/2015 7:45 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). Russian police have arrested a group of people they said were planning a terror attack on Moscow, the country’s anti-terrorism committee said, without giving details

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US: More Than 90% of Russian Strikes in Syria Not Targeting IS or Al-Qaeda

10/07/2015 7:18 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). A large majority of Russia’s military strikes in Syria have not been aimed at the Islamic State group or jihadists tied to Al-Qaeda, and have

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Russian Warships Launch Rockets on ISIS in Syria

10/07/2015 8:26 AM

(Reuters). Four Russian warships in the Caspian Sea launched 26 rockets at Islamic State in Syria which hit their targets, Russia’s Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and

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Netanyahu Says Israel’s Relationship With Russia is Good

10/04/2015 8:56 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel wants to avoid an adversarial relationship with Moscow and is unsure how Russia’s recent military intervention in Syria

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Ukraine Bans Russian Airlines as Part of War Sanctions

09/25/2015 10:09 AM

(Reuters). Ukraine is banning flights by Russian airlines from Oct. 25 as part of a wave of sanctions against Russia over its support for separatists in

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Pentagon Chief Reiterates Support for Ukraine

09/25/2015 6:50 AM

(AFP). US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter reiterated support for war-torn Ukraine Thursday and said America would soon start training Ukrainian forces. US troops have already deployed

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Putin and Obama Set to Meet in NY Amid Troubles in Syria

09/24/2015 2:45 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Just days after meeting with Pope Francis at the White House, President Barack Obama will sit down with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week to work

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In first Ukraine tTrip, NATO Chief Tries Balancing Act on Russia

09/21/2015 7:39 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). With a troubled peace plan for the Ukrainian conflict nearing its deadline, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg will attempt a balancing act to reassure Kiev of

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U.S. Officials: Russia Sends Drone Aircraft on Surveillance Missions in Syria

09/21/2015 9:54 AM

(Reuters). Russia has started flying drone aircraft on surveillance missions in Syria, two U.S. officials said on Monday, in what appeared to be Moscow’s first military

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Netanyahu to Quiz Putin on Russia’s Reinforcement of Syria

09/21/2015 7:23 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Moscow on Monday to seek reassurance from President Vladimir Putin about Russia’s military deployment in Syria and to lay

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U.S. Open to Possible Military Talks With Russia on Syria

09/18/2015 8:42 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). The United States opened the door on Thursday to possible tactical discussions with Russia about the war in Syria, as Moscow’s deepening military presence raised

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Russian Top Diplomat ‘Proposed Assad Exit’

09/16/2015 8:23 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations offered in 2012 to have Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step aside, a senior negotiator told The Guardian daily in

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Russia Raises Stakes on Syria Ahead of U.N. Meeting in New York

09/10/2015 7:39 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). By refusing to clarify the scale of its military presence in Syria, Russia keeps the West fearing a considerable build-up to win a stronger bargaining

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Kiev Invites ICC to Probe War Crimes in East Ukraine

09/08/2015 8:52 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). Ukraine on Tuesday accepted the International Criminal Court’s jurisdiction to probe war crimes committed since February 2014, including in its war-torn east where thousands have

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Ukrainian Nationalists Destroy Jewish Tents in Uman

09/08/2015 2:32 PM

Dozens of Ukrainian nationalists destroyed a tent encampment of ultra-Orthodox visitors, along with surrounding equipment and parts of the fence surrounding the vicinity, in Uman over the weekend,