With Combative Style and Epithets, Trump Takes America First to the U.N.

With Combative Style and Epithets, Trump Takes America First to the U.N.

Mr. Trump singled out North Korea, broadening his indictment of the Pyongyang government beyond its pursuit of nuclear weapons to its treatment of its own people and captured foreigners like the American college student who died shortly after being sent...
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Israel May Change Mosque Security Amid Palestinian Outrage

Israel May Change Mosque Security Amid Palestinian Outrage

The system of tight security cooperation is unpopular with many Palestinians. But it has helped anchor the authority’s control in parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank, and Israeli officials say the program has helped thwart many terrorist attacks. “Thin...
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Israel Faces Uproar Abroad as Netanyahu Yields to Ultra-Orthodox Jews

Israel Faces Uproar Abroad as Netanyahu Yields to Ultra-Orthodox Jews

The furor over the Western Wall agreement boils down to a refusal by Israel’s Orthodox religious authorities to grant any recognition to Reform and Conservative Judaism. The main prayer space at the Western Wall, known in Hebrew as the Kotel,...
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