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Australia Recognizes West Jerusalem As Israel's Capital
Australia will delay moving its embassy until there's a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians.
Natalie Portman Slams Israel's Nation-State Law As 'Racist,' 'Wrong'
It's not the first time the Jewish actress has criticized the Israeli government.
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Senators Vote To End U.S. Support For Saudis In Bloody Yemen War, Despite GOP Objections
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Another resolution blames the Saudi crown prince for the death of Jamal Khashoggi — the first time any U.S. government entity has declared that publicly.
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Iran-Linked Hackers Target Private Emails Of Nuclear Scientists, Sanctions Officials
By Raphael Satter, AP
The attempts to break in to emails of U.S. Treasury officials, Arab atomic scientists and D.C. think-tank employees illustrate Tehran's espionage priorities.
Number Of Jailed Journalists Nears Record High, Report Shows
By Joseph Ax, Reuters
As of Dec. 1, more than 250 journalists are behind bars, just for doing their jobs.
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5 Democrats Bail Out Paul Ryan And Protect Saudi Arabia
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Reps. Jim Costa, Al Lawson, Collin Peterson, Dutch Ruppersberger and David Scott helped the GOP ensure the House won't consider a companion bill to anti-Saudi legislation soon expected to pass the Senate.
Trump Likes The US-Saudi Status Quo. Thanks To The CIA, Congress Wants It Upended.
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Despite heavy White House pressure, U.S. intelligence officials did their job when it came to investigating Jamal Khashoggi's murder.
Jamal Khashoggi's Last Words Revealed In Transcript: 'I Can't Breathe' (CNN)
By Sarah Dadouch, Reuters
Saudi Arabia has said the prince had no prior knowledge of the murder of the Washington Post columnist.
U.S., Russia, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Block Endorsement Of Global Warming Study
By Frank Jordans, AP
The first week of talks at the UN climate summit ended on a sour note.
Egypt Authorities Investigate X-Rated Photos On Top Of Great Pyramid
But doubts have been cast on the veracity of the images.
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At The CIA, A Fix To Communications System That Left Trail Of Dead Agents Remains Elusive
By Jenna McLaughlin and Zach Dorfman, Yahoo News
It’s not just “a single flawed system that needed to be fixed,” according to one former CIA official. “It was a universe of systems.”
Bob Woodward Explains Why Donald Trump 'Is A Walking Conflict Of Interest'
The veteran journalist suggested how Trump could start to come clean.
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Saudi-Funded Lobbyists Paid For 500 Nights At Trump D.C. Hotel Right After Election
Some military veterans interviewed by The Washington Post said they felt like they'd been used twice — once for Saudi Arabia, and again to pay Trump.
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Congress Must Cancel Donald Trump's Corrupt Bargain With Saudi Arabia's MBS
Richard North Patterson
America's moral and strategic interests depend on cutting that tie.
After CIA Briefing, Senators Lay Blame On Saudi Crown Prince In Khashoggi Killing
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
"There's not a smoking gun. There's a smoking saw," Lindsey Graham said.
World's First Baby Born Via Uterus Transplant From Deceased Donor
By Kate Kelland, Reuters
A woman in Brazil who was born without a uterus successfully gave birth to a healthy baby girl in 2017 following the transplant, researchers said.
Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany
Hundreds Of Holocaust Survivors Speak Up About Anti-Semitism At Global Hanukkah Event
The elderly survivors gathered in Berlin, Moscow, Jerusalem, and South Orange, New Jersey, to mark the third night of Hanukkah.
GOP Rep. Chris Stewart On Khashoggi Killing: 'Journalists Disappear All Over The Country'
"We have to have a relationship with some players that we don't agree with," Stewart said of a continued U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia.
George H.W. Bush Was The Last President To Really Get Tough With Israel
If other presidents had followed suit, it might have altered the course of Middle East history.
Suit Dropped Against Egyptian Actress Rania Youssef Over Sheer Red Carpet Dress
She had been charged with public obscenity and incitement to debauchery and faced up to five years in prison.
Israeli Police Recommend Netanyahu Be Charged With Bribery In Telecom Case
Police said they'd uncovered enough evidence to charge the prime minister and his wife with bribery and fraud.
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Trump Vs The World: G-20 Summit Stumbles On Trade, Climate
By Angela Charlton, Peter Orsi and Luiz Andres Henao, AP
President Donald Trump used the summit in Argentina to make his own trade deals.
Vladimir Putin And Saudi Crown Prince Pal Around At G20 Summit
The two leaders were seen embracing one another warmly in Buenos Aires.
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CNN Drops Marc Lamont Hill After Contributor Criticizes Israeli Government
Hill's use of the phrase "from the river to the sea" drew criticism he called misguided. “Unfortunately, we are in a moment where any critique of the Israeli government is called anti-Semitic."
Big Senate Majority Rebukes Trump Administration, Saudi Arabia Over Yemen War
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
The win for the effort from Sens. Bernie Sanders, Chris Murphy and Mike Lee is the first majority vote in Congress to end the 3-year-old U.S. policy in Yemen.
CIA Director Gina Haspel Absent During Hearing On Saudi Arabia, Khashoggi Killing
The White House prevented the head of the intelligence agency from going to the hearing, Sen. Dick Durbin said.
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