A descendant of Richard Wagner, Adolf Hitler’s favorite composer, promised to hand over the correspondence of her late father to the Bavarian State Archives.
In June 1967, toward the end of the Six-Day War, the IDF took control of East Jerusalem, including the Temple Mount, home to the iconic gold-domed Al Aksa Mosque. Revered by all three monotheistic religions, the site has been a particular object of veneration by, and contention between, Jews and Muslims.
This past week, it was reported that Russia has supplied Syrian President Bashar Assad with a considerable amount of weapons and machinery. Russia, and the Soviet Union before it, has long had an ambiguous relationship with the Middle East, erred on the side of Arab support. Though the Soviet Union voted in support the establishment...
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