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Holocaust Survivors Mark Hanukkah at Jerusalem Western Wall

JERUSALEM  — Several dozen Holocaust survivors marked the third night of Hanukkah on Tuesday with a menorah-lighting ceremony at Jerusalem’s Western Wall that paid tribute to them and the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis.

Holocaust survivors dance during a Hanukkah menorah lighting ceremony at the Western Wall, in the Old City of Jerusalem, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. Holocaust survivors marked the third night of Hanukkah on Tuesday with a menorah-lighting ceremony at Jerusalem's Western Wall that paid tribute to them and the 6 million …

UK Spy Chief: Iran Stands with China, Russia at Top of Threat List

LONDON — China, which is increasingly flexing its muscles around the world, is one of the biggest threats to Britain and its allies, and a “miscalculation” by Beijing could lead to war, the head of the U.K.’s foreign intelligence agency said Tuesday.

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Black Eyed Peas Frontman Defies anti-Israel Activists

JERUSALEM — The Black Eyed Peas’ said Monday that politics don’t dictate his actions, with pressure from pro-Palestinian activists unable to deter him from performing in Israel and maintaining ties to the country’s high-tech scene.

Iran Nuclear Talks Resume in Vienna amid Diminished Hopes

VIENNA — Negotiators gathered in Vienna on Monday to resume talks over reviving Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, with hopes of quick progress muted after the arrival of a hard-line new government in Tehran led to a more than five-month hiatus.

Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh speaks to media during a press conference in Tehran on November 15, 2021. (Photo by AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)

Prince Charles in Cairo as Flying Middle East Tour Goes On

CAIRO — Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, arrived in Cairo on Thursday for the first time in 15 years, hoping to promote tolerance and cement bilateral ties. The visit is part of the royal couple’s first tour since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Egyptian Islamic scholar and the current Grand Imam of al-Azhar mosque, Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb (L), receives Britain's Prince Charles (R), Prince of Wales, and Camilla (C), Duchess of Cornwall, upon their arrival at the mosque in Cairo on November 18, 2021. (Photo by Ahmed HASAN / AFP) (Photo by AHMED …

Turkey, Spain Discuss Sale of Aircraft Carrier, Submarine

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that his country hopes to increase defense cooperation with NATO ally Spain through the purchase of a second aircraft carrier and possibly a submarine.

Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a third anniversary commemoration rally at the Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul on July 15, 2019. - Turkey commemorates, on July 15, 2019 the third anniversary of a coup attempt which was followed by a series of purges in the public sector and …

Iraqi PM Survives Assassination Attempt as Tensions Rise

BAGHDAD — Troops deployed around Baghdad on Sunday following the failed assassination attempt with armed drones that targeted the residence of Iraq’s prime minister. The attack significantly ramped up tensions sparked by the refusal of Iran-backed militias to accept last month’s parliamentary election results.

BERLIN, GERMANY - OCTOBER 20: Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi speaks to the media during a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Chancellery on October 20, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Merkel and Al-Kadhimi met to discuss a number of international and bilateral issues. (Photo by Christian Marquardt …

Saudi Arabia Wants Businesses and Families to Pick Riyadh

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Upon arrival at Dubai’s international airport, travelers can pick up a free guide to the city’s top attractions and events. Curiously, the cover of this month’s “Time Out-DXB” beckons visitors to Saudi Arabia. Emblazoned with an image of the kingdom’s ancient Diriyah fort near the Saudi capital, it reads: “Welcome to Arabia. A Journey You’ve Never Imagined”.

Female supporters of Saudi's Al-Hilal attend their team's football match against Al-Ittihad in the Saudi Pro League at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh on January 13, 2018. Saudi Arabia allowed women to enter a football stadium for the first time to watch a match on January 12, as …

UN: Iran Executes People at `Alarming Rate’ — 250 in 2020

UNITED NATIONS — Iran executed over 250 people, including at least four child offenders, in 2020 and so far this year has carried out 230 executions that included nine women and one child who was executed in secret, the U.N. independent investigator on human rights in Iran said Monday.

Iranian police officers and others view the scene as five convicted criminals are hung, in a neighborhood of Mashad, 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) northwest of Tehran, Iran, on Wednesday Aug. 1, 2007. In the second round of collective executions in ten days, Iran on Wednesday publicly hanged 7 criminals convicted …

Rescuers: Last Jew of Kabul Making His Way to Israel

The man known as the last Jew of Kabul could soon be heading to Israel, after agreeing to grant his estranged wife a religious divorce in a Zoom call — a precondition for smooth entry to the Holy Land.

In this photograph taken on April 5, 2021, Afghan Jew Zebulon Simentov blows a musical horn 'Shofar' at synagogue, housed in an old building in Kabul. - For decades, Simentov refused to leave Afghanistan -- surviving a Soviet invasion, deadly civil war, brutal rule by the Taliban and the US-led …

Three Former U.S. Intelligence Officials Charged in UAE Hacking Scheme

WASHINGTON — Three former U.S. intelligence and military officials have admitted providing sophisticated computer hacking technology to the United Arab Emirates and agreed to pay nearly $1.7 million to resolve criminal charges in an agreement that the Justice Department described Tuesday as the first of its kind.

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Anger Rises in Iran as Slow Coronavirus Vaccinations Fuel Unending Pandemic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iranians are suffering through yet another surge in the coronavirus pandemic — their country’s worst yet — and anger is growing at images of vaccinated Westerners without face masks on the internet or on TV while they remain unable to get the shots.

Iranians wearing masks walk past a mural displaying their national flag in Tehran on March 4, 2020. - Iran has scrambled to halt the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, shutting schools and universities, suspending major cultural and sporting events, and cutting back on work hours. (Photo by ATTA KENARE …

Lebanon’s Hezbollah Fires Terror Rockets into Israel

BEIRUT — Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group says it has fired a barrage of rockets near Israeli positions close to the Lebanese border, calling it retaliation for Israeli airstrikes on southern Lebanon a day earlier.