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Two New York Times Corrections Signal Problems in Coverage of Jews, Israel

A Star of David. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.<p>The corrections column of the <i>New York Times</i> is a fine window into the errors in the newspaper’s coverage of …

Salomon Benzimra: A terrible loss for the Jewish people

Am Yisrael has lost a true Lion of Judah with the death of this brilliant but humble man who spent the last years of his life fighting for the Jewish …

Israel

Former president of El Salvador Francisco Flores dead at 56

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador - Former Salvadoran President Francisco Flores died Saturday in a private hospital in the capital after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage, his party confirmed.<p>Flores, 56, had been in a coma since undergoing emergency surgery.<p>Flores, who led El Salvador from 1999 to 2004, was …

Middle East conflict drastically 'improves air quality'

<b>Political disturbance and armed conflict in the Middle East since 2010 have had the unintended consequence of making the air cleaner.</b><p>Researchers say that in countries like Syria and Iraq, levels of air pollutants have fallen dramatically.<p>The amount of nitrogen dioxide in the air over Damascus has …

Middle East