Tag Archives: Israel


Japan trade deficit narrows but exports fall short

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade deficit narrowed in September to 114.5 billion yen ($955 million) yet exports fell short of expectations as demand from China waned. The monthly trade data…

As tensions spike in Israel, asylum-seeker mistaken for attacker is killed

An Eritrean asylum seeker, who was mistaken for an attacker, died after being shot by a security guard & beaten by a mob following a deadly shooting & stabbing attack…


German anti-migrant rally highlights European backlash

Germany's PEGIDA movement holds an anti-migrant rally Monday a year on from its formation, highlighting a European backlash towards a massive influx that has heaped pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel….


Israel: Two Killed After Gunman Opens Fire

An attacker, thought to be a Palestinian, has opened fire at a bus station in the Israeli city of Beersheba. Police say the man & a solder were killed in…


Insight: One of us – the militant Egypt's army fears most

By Ahmad Mohamed Hassan CAIRO (Reuters) – As a special forces officer in the Egyptian Army, Hisham al-Ashmawy trained in the desert, learning camouflage & survival techniques & how to…


Cuba-based band plays at White House – a first in 50 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — The groovy sounds of a Cuba-based musical band wafted through the White House on Thursday for the first time in more than 50 years. The Orquesta Buena…


Former Canada envoy to Iran who hid Americans in hostage crisis dies

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Former Canadian ambassador Ken Taylor, whose role in rescuing U.S. diplomats in a covert operation in 1979 during the Iran hostage crisis was featured in the movie…