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WHO says Ebola outbreak is out of control

The World Health Organisation is warning that West Africa's Ebola outbreak, which has killed more than 700 people since February, is spreading far quicker than efforts to contain the disease.<p>The WHO's chief, Margaret Chan, urged the presidents of Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Ivory Coast at a …

Some of Israel’s Top Defenders Say It’s Time to End U.S. Aid

Israel’s economy is booming. So why is the United States still giving it $3.1 billion a year? That’s the question on the minds of some of Israel’s …

Israel's Gaza campaign may violate international law, says UN official

High commissioner for human rights says reports of civilians killed in strikes on homes raise doubt over legality of action<p>Israel's air campaign in Gaza may violate international laws prohibiting the targeting of civilians, the UN's top human rights official has said as the death toll of …

YMCA apologises for failing to protect children from sexual abuse

NSW branch issues statement after interim report of royal commission published findings into case of Jonathan Lord<p>The YMCA NSW has apologised to the children and families who were the victims of a paedophile who worked in a childcare centre for three years.<p>It also acknowledged its failure to …

Texas county unwittingly votes in favour of reparations for African Americans

Dallas county commissioners, most of whom admit not reading the resolution, unanimously vote in support of slavery reparations<p>Leaders in a North Texas county passed a resolution this week supporting reparations to African Americans for slavery – without even realizing they had done so.<p>Dallas county …

17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

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Palestinian hunger strike passes 40-day mark

<b>Dura, Occupied West Bank -</b> Just outside the Tbeish family home, people began to gather at sunset. Some carried flags, but most held posters of the town's native son, Ayman. A child carried a placard depicting a young man in chains; "Ayman is dying" read another sign, held by an elderly man.<p>In what …

The faces of the Scripps National Spelling Bee

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

IDF Says Footage of Nakba Day 'Killings' is Misleading

Palestinian Arab activists and radical leftists have uploaded an edited video that claims to show security camera footage of the IDF shooting two …

In a January 2014 New York Times op-ed that I somehow just noticed now, a South Africa-born Jew insists that Israel is not an apartheid state. Hirsh Goodman, a journalist and political commentator who immigrated…

In a January 2014 <i>New York Times</i> op-ed that I somehow just noticed now, a South Africa-born Jew insists that Israel is not an apartheid state. Hirsh …

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The Food Lab: 11 Essential Tips for Better Pizza

Making pizza is a year-round activity for me, whether it's a No-knead, no-stretch pan pizza in the winter, a grilled pizza party in the summer, or a Neapolitan pie baked in my Baking Steel/Kettle Pizza kit.<p>Pizza can be as simple or as difficult as you'd like it to be, but here are 11 good, …

Sunday, April 6, 2014 Prof. Efraim Inbar: Respond Firmly to Palestinian Blackmail

Respond Firmly to Palestinian Blackmail<br>by Prof. Efraim Inbar<br>April 6, 2014<br>BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 241<p>EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: In response to the …

Syrian Opposition Leader: The Peace Talks Are Dead

The top negotiator for the Syrian Opposition Coalition tells The Daily Beast there will be no more peace talks in Geneva unless the regime …

Israel's Secret Honor Killings

Inside Israel’s Bedouin communities, the practice of killing women who stain the family’s “honor” is experiencing a dark revival.<p>The Bedouins in …

It's not American Jews who support Israel, it's just Americans

Yoram Ettinger reports on the results of a recent Gallup poll, which show Israel to be <b>highly popular</b> in the United States.<p>According to a February 18, …

Israeli Professor Compares Occupation to Slavery

In politics, as in poetry, analogies matter, and for the same reason: the ability to contrast two things and shed light on their structural …

FX’s new TV series ‘Tyrant’ about Syrian leader — is made in Israel

FX’s new drama, <i>Tyrant</i>, hasn’t finished filming but it’s already being hyped in America as one of the year’s ‘most hot-button series.’ The new show is …

Tunnel closings cause Israeli goods to disappear from Egyptian markets!

The tunnel trade between Egypt and Gaza was two-way.<p>But Gazans weren't exporting their own goods to Egypt - they were exporting Israeli products. You …

Ariel Sharon's final mission might well have been peace

As one of Israel's founders he had the credibility to give up occupied territory – and even to face the demons of 1948<p>In truth, Ariel Sharon's journey ended long ago. Eight years have passed, almost to the day, since he was silenced by a stroke that left him lodged in the limbo between life and …

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France considers ban on 'anti-Jew' comedian

Comedian Dieudonne, whose trademark gesture, the quenelle, has drawn severe criticism for being anti-Jewish, will pay fines incurred for defamation and hate speech, the French interior minister, Manuel Valls, has vowed.<p>Valls, speaking on a radio show on Friday, said he would ensure that Dieudonne, …

I worked on the US drone program. The public should know what really goes on

Few of the politicians who so brazenly proclaim the benefits of drones have a real clue how it actually works (and doesn't)<p>Whenever I read comments by politicians defending the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Predator and Reaper program – aka drones – I wish I could ask them a few questions. I'd start …

Likud MK’s bill would annex the Jordan Valley

In a bid to prevent a full Israeli withdrawal from the Jordan Valley under a future peace agreement with the Palestinians, Likud MK Miri Regev on …

What Are We Thinking?

In a game of tug-of-war, everybody knows what happens if the rope breaks in the middle: both sides keep the part of the rope that's closest to …