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April 15, 2018 8:00 AM Call me radical, but journalists should be able to pledge support for Palestinian journalists: Neil Macdonald

Apparently, though, taking such a position in Canada can damage our credibility, and should be avoided. At least in certain circumstances. I can draw no other conclusion from the uproar over a statement by Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), a laudably titled group that regularly denounces suppression of speech and journalism in countries 12

March 15, 2018 4:54 PM Saudi Arabia will develop nuclear bomb if Iran does, says crown prince

Saudi has put out tender for nuclear energy reactors Saudi Arabia will develop nuclear weapons if its arch rival Iran does, the kingdom's crown prince said in remarks released on Thursday, raising the prospect of a nuclear arms race in a region already riven with conflict. "Saudi Arabia does not want to acquire any nuclear bomb, but without a doubt if Iran developed 42

March 1, 2018 8:47 AM Polish law criminalizing some Holocaust speech takes effect today

Officials have said no criminal charges will be filed until completion of constitutional court review A Polish law that makes it a crime to accuse the Polish nation of crimes that were committed by Nazi Germany took effect on Thursday, part of a larger effort by the nationalist authorities to harness history for its larger purpose of defending the country's 34

February 26, 2018 8:53 PM Scheer says Tories will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital if elected

'Israel ... has a right to determine where its capital is located' Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says if his party forms government in 2019, it will follow Donald Trump's lead and recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Scheer's declaration comes in the form of a pledge posted to the Conservative party website designed to gather signatures 23

February 22, 2018 11:00 PM Deputy on duty at Parkland school never went inside to engage shooter, has now resigned

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel says deputy Scot Peterson responded to the school where the shooting took place, took up a position outside a door and never went in. A Florida sheriff says the deputy who was on duty at a high school where 17 people were massacred waited outside the building for about four minutes without ever going in. Broward county 16

February 22, 2018 4:33 PM Parallel: A family-run restaurant that showcases the taste of tahini

The three Ozery brothers' new restaurant has a menu that features fresh, cold-pressed sesame butter as a key ingredient. New food businesses love to hang their concept on a hot new food trend. Splashy pics and an interesting narrative will have us craving charcoal ice cream, and loaded poutine and pierogies. The brothers behind Parallel, a new restaurant 21

February 21, 2018 4:59 PM Israel gives thousands of African migrants a choice — go to jail, or be deported to a country you’ve never seen before

Some 40,000 African migrants in Israel, nearly all from Eritrea and Sudan, began receiving deportation notices this month. The deportation plan, which is widely presumed to involve relocation to Rwanda and Uganda, has sparked outrage in Israel. KAMPALA, UGANDA—Inside the immigration office in Tel Aviv, Yohannes Tesfagabr considered his options. He could 25

February 19, 2018 9:00 AM Canada raises 'concerns' over Israel's mass deportation plan for African migrants

Liberal government faces pressure to resettle asylum seekers from Eritrea, Sudan now in Israel Canada is opposed to Israel's plan to deport or imprison thousands of African asylum seekers and has officially registered its concerns. A majority of the 37,000 citizens of Sudan and Eritrea living in Israel are being ordered out of the country beginning next month 35

February 13, 2018 9:13 AM Trial begins for Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi, accused of slapping Israeli soldier

Military judge said Tuesday the trial will be closed to the media 'for the protection of the minor' Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi is to go on trial before an Israeli military court for slapping and punching two Israeli soldiers in December in a case that has drawn wide criticism of Israel for prosecuting the teenager. It has also underscored what Palestinians 44

February 10, 2018 7:27 AM Israel, citing Iranian drone launched from Syria, strikes back with force

Israel says it is holding Iran directly responsible for the violation of airspace The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country early Saturday and struck Iranian targets in Syria that launched it, in what the military called a "severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty." The military said its planes faced heavy 31