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U.N. rights chief urges Turkey to end state of emergency before vote – Breaking News

Share on facebook Share on twitter Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) GENEVA – The United Nations human rights chief urged Turkey on Wednesday to lift its extended state of emergency immediately to pave the way for credible elections. “It is difficult to imagine how credible elections can be held in an environment […]

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WATCH: Iranian lawmakers burn U.S. flag after nuclear deal withdrawal – Middle East

A view of the parliament in Tehran, Iran. (photo credit: NAZANIN TABATABAEE YAZDI/ TIMA VIA REUTERS) Iranian lawmakers burned a US flag in the country’s parliament and chanted “Death to America” in a public display of anger on Wednesday following US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal with […]

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Former defense ministers: Israel must prepare for ‘war between wars’ – Israel News

Moshe Yaalon. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST) Former Israeli defense ministers Moshe Ya’alon and Moshe Arens emphasized on Tuesday the importance of conducting “war between wars,” in order to maintain Israel’s readiness for future military conflicts against its enemies. Ya’alon, speaking alongside three-time defense minister Arens at the IDC Herzliya Conference, […]

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Leaving for Moscow, Netanyahu urges continued military coordination in Syria – Israel News

PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, board a plane. (photo credit: HAIM ZACH/GPO) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stressed the need for continuing coordination between Russia and Israel regarding developments in Syria as he set off to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday morning. “I am now leaving for […]

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Japan says to normalize N. Korea ties if nuclear, abduction issues solved – Breaking News

Share on facebook Share on twitter Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) OKYO – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday his nation will normalize ties with North Korea if the nuclear and missile issues, along with that of the abduction of Japanese citizens, are solved comprehensively. Abe was speaking after […]