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Israel bombs Gaza targets in retaliation for Hamas shelling

Israel bombs Gaza targets in retaliation for Hamas shelling

Escalation of violence is believed to result from Israel's stepped-up efforts to find and destroy Hamas tunnels leading toward and into Israel.

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking at a ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum as Israel marks the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day in Jerusalem, May 4, 2016. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Israel remembers the Holocaust in national ceremony

John Kasich pausing during a campaign event in Rockville, Maryland, April 25, 2016. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kasich said to drop out, leaving Trump the GOP nominee

Prime Minister David Cameron holding a Q&A session on the forthcoming European Union referendum in Birmingham, England, April 5, 2016. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

David Cameron calls on Labour’s Corbyn to renounce Hamas, Hezbollah as ‘friends’

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United States

Hillary Clinton smiling while speaking during a campaign event in Hartford, Connecticut, April 21, 2016. (Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg)

Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy advisers are exactly who you’d expect them to be

In the season of the unconventional foreign policy advisor, from Trump's real estate attorney to Sanders' informal consultants, Clinton's traditional team stands out.

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Israel & Middle East

A vegetable market in Israel. (Moshe Shai/Flash 90)

Michelin criticized for not publishing Israel guide

The company also excludes Israel from its website, which rates restaurants in 79 countries, including war-torn Syria.

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Jeremy Corbyn delivering a speech during his campaign on August 14, 2015, in Edinburgh Scotland. (Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Britain’s Labour reportedly has suspended 50 members over racism, anti-Semitism

Up to 20 members have been suspended in the past two weeks, a senior source within the party is reported as saying.

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Life & Culture


Auschwitz and Belsen concentration camp survivor Eva Behar showing her number tattoo in her home in London, Dec. 1, 2014.


Holocaust survivors’ welfare is a public, private and community responsibility

Many struggle to meet basic needs for food, housing, health care and transportation, write the co-chairs of a fund for survivors.

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