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Ancient 2,700-year-old artifact uncovered in Jerusalem may confirm Bible's claims about city's governance

A coin-shaped artifact dating back 2,700 years has been uncovered in Jerusalem which may support Biblical accounts of how the city was governed in …

Israel

Minister: Why does Iran spend billions on overseas wars?

Iran’s insistence on spending a fortune on wars outside its borders rather than focus on boosting its economy was puzzling and defied logic, Energy …

The second 'Persian Spring' is upon us. Here's how we can make it last.

This uprising has the potential to be more dramatic than those in 2009. But without concrete actions by world leaders, it'll suffer the same fate.<p>Could we see a new Iranian revolution in 2018? For nearly a week now, tens of thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets in various cities …

The price of eggs in Iran went up 50%, and 21 people were killed in the protests that followed

Iran is currently being rocked by widespread protests throughout the country that have become the biggest geopolitical issue of the day, attracting the attention of the US President and most other major world powers.<p>As of Tuesday afternoon, at least 21 people had died and hundreds more were under …

Iran protests: 'Isolated regime unlikely to survive'

At least 21 people have been killed in protests across Iran. In a DW interview, analyst Paulo Casaca says the theocratic regime in Iran is …

Why North Korea succeeded at getting nuclear weapons — when Iraq and Libya failed

North Korea was considered too poor, authoritarian and vulnerable to succeed with its nuclear and missile programs. And yet Pyongyang has acquired advanced nuclear weapons capabilities — and, at the end of November, tested an intercontinental ballistic missile.<p>Why has North Korea succeeded when …

North Korea

Top Israeli General: Iran Spending More On Foreign Wars

JERUSALEM, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Iran spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually to help allies fighting elsewhere in the Middle East and this …

Middle East

Why Lorde's cancelled Israel concert is causing so much drama

Lorde has been making headlines of late, and probably not for reasons she had hoped.<p>A decision to host, then cancel a concert in Israel has …

Israel

Obama's Top Advisers Really Want Trump to Stop Supporting the Iran Protests

Several top advisers to former President Barack Obama think the current administration ought to stop publicly supporting the protests in Iran.<p>In …

White House threatens more sanctions as Iran unrest grows

<b>By Margaret Talev and Golnar Motevalli | Bloomberg News</b><p>The Trump administration threatened new sanctions on Iran as the number of civilians arrested …

South Asia

Why is Jeremy Corbyn so willing to overlook human rights abuses in Iran?

The Iranian Revolution of 1979 established the country as an Islamic Republic but for its Marxist backers its rallying cry was reassuringly …

Democracy in Iran? The Demographics Say Yes

It takes a maturing population to succeed at revolution. Think of Tunisia's. And Iran's.<p>In a country as repressive as Iran, it's difficult to gauge where the current countrywide protests are leading. But a bold theory that predicted the recent transition to democracy in Tunisia may offer some clues.<p>…

Iran protests test Rouhani on reform | Financial Times

Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets over the past few days, forming the largest anti-regime demonstrations in nearly a decade. The …

South Asia

Eric Shawn reports: The Iran opposition emboldened

Q&A: What's happening with Iran's ongoing protests?

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has seen its largest anti-government protests since the disputed presidential election in 2009, with …

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Women detail sexual assaults and harassment on commercial flights

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Katie Campos settled into her seat for a short flight from Newark to Buffalo last week. Within minutes, she said, an intoxicated male passenger sitting next to her began groping and harassing both Campos and a second female passenger seated in the same row, grabbing Campos …

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Israeli official: Future Western Wall train station to be named after Trump

A future train station in Jerusalem near the sacred Western Wall will bear the name of President Donald Trump, Israel’s minister of transportation said Wednesday, calling it an honor bestowed in response to Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.<p>“The Western Wall is the …