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    UN anti-torture body resumes Ukraine visit
    Aug31

    UN anti-torture body resumes Ukraine visit

    A U.N. torture prevention group said Wednesday it would resume a visit to Ukraine that it had halted in protest over access issues following “positive talks” with the Ukrainian government …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU should end economic bans against Russia: French president
    Aug31

    EU should end economic bans against Russia: French president

    French President Francois Hollande has called for an end to European Union sanctions against Russia over the crisis in Ukraine amid growing dissent in the 28-nation bloc on the restrictive measures. …read more Source: Iran...

    Her grandmother hid their Judaism
    Aug30

    Her grandmother hid their Judaism

    Fleeing the violence of Ukraine, 211 new olim disembarked at Ben Gurion today. ‘We knew we had Jewish roots but did not have the documents.’ …read more Source: Arutz...

    WATCH: Ukrainian forces drill hostage situation at Israeli Embassy
    Aug30

    WATCH: Ukrainian forces drill hostage situation at Israeli Embassy

    Ukrainian Special Forces simulate hijacking of embassy building in Kiev by ‘terrorists’ who posed as visitors; when the ‘negotiations’ with the kidnappers ‘failed,’ the forces stormed into the building, regaining control over it. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    UN aid going to Al Assad-linked companies
    Aug30

    UN aid going to Al Assad-linked companies

    Many contracts awarded to companies run by or linked to individuals under US and EU sanctions …read more Source: Gulf...

    Watch: Ukranian forces simulate terror attack on Israeli embassy
    Aug29

    Watch: Ukranian forces simulate terror attack on Israeli embassy

    The Israeli embassy in Kiev turned into a terror scene for a day – as part of a training exercise for Ukrainian security forces. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Romas flee Ukraine village after girl’s murder
    Aug29

    Romas flee Ukraine village after girl’s murder

    A Roma community was forced to abandon a village in southern Ukraine after one of its members was accused of stabbing a young girl to death, sparking riots. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Jewish immigrants flee Ukrainian civil war
    Aug29

    Jewish immigrants flee Ukrainian civil war

    As tensions rise between Russia and Ukraine, 211 new immigrants from Ukraine will land tomorrow Ben Gurion Airport. …read more Source: Arutz...

    41.9% decrease in tourist arrivals in July: CAPMAS
    Aug29

    41.9% decrease in tourist arrivals in July: CAPMAS

    The number of tourists who travelled to Egypt in July was 529,200 tourists—a 41.9% decline year-over-year (y-o-y), compared to July 2015, according the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). The agency explained in its monthly bulletin on the tourism sector, issued on Monday, that the low number of tourists who travelled...

    Same old “polycrisis” as Europe’s summer ends
    Aug29

    Same old “polycrisis” as Europe’s summer ends

    By Alastair Macdonald The European Union grinds back into action this week after its August break, still dazed by Britain’s midsummer vote to quit the EU and facing much the same “polycrisis” as a year ago: a mass of refugees, a fragile economy, hostile Russians and, yes, those Brits, now more awkward than ever. When President Jean-Claude...

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