Napa Wildfire Update: Fires Downed Cell Towers, Causing Emergency Alert System Malfunctions – International Business Times


International Business Times

Napa Wildfire Update: Fires Downed Cell Towers, Causing Emergency Alert System Malfunctions
International Business Times
Wildfires in California continued to destroy the state’s wine country, with many residents telling the Associated Press they had no warning from officials about the flames closing in on them. The death toll stands at 33 on Friday, making this the

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Pope meets Hariri on Mideast, refugees, Islam dialogue – ANSAmed


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Pope meets Hariri on Mideast, refugees, Islam dialogue
ANSAmed
(ANSAmed) – VATICAN CITY, OCTOBER 13 – Pope Francis met Lebanese Premier Saad Rafic Hariri on Friday, discussing Lebanese and Middle East developments, refugees and dailogue between Islam and Christianity, the Vatican said. These issues were …
Pope Francis, Lebanese prime minister discuss Middle EastCatholic News Agency
Lebanese premier, Pope discuss Middle EastCatholic Culture
Pope calls for a “just and comprehensive” solution to conflicts in the Middle EastROME REPORTS TV News Agency
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Kansas Is Punishing a Teacher for Following Her Church’s Guidance to Boycott Israel – The Intercept


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Kansas Is Punishing a Teacher for Following Her Church’s Guidance to Boycott Israel
The Intercept
Esther Koontz is a long-time math teacher and curriculum coach at Horace Mann Dual Language Magnet School in Wichita, Kansas. She’s also a member of the Mennonite Church USA, which in July voted to divest itself from American companies that profit off …
Wichita teacher sues Kansas for denying her work because she boycotts IsraelMondoweiss
ACLU sues over Kansas law that targets Israel boycottsІnsіdеr Cаr Nеws

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The US Is Waging The Wrong War In Yemen – Task & Purpose


Task & Purpose

The US Is Waging The Wrong War In Yemen
Task & Purpose
A growing chorus of lawmakers are demanding the U.S. government end its support of Saudi Arabia’s bloody military intervention in Yemen’s ongoing civil war against the Houthi rebels, a campaign marked by callously indifferent airstrikes that have
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5 Ways Iran Could Crush Saudi Arabia In a WarThe National Interest Online (blog)
Saudi Arabia cited as major country in solving humanitarian, political problemsArab News
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Vietnam floods: Death toll hits 54 – The Straits Times


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Vietnam floods: Death toll hits 54
The Straits Times
Houses in Hanoi affected by the floods. About 317 homes in the country have collapsed in floods and landslides this week, while more than 34,000 houses have been submerged or damaged.PHOTO: EPA-EFE. Published. 4 hours ago. More. Share Tweet …
UNCESCO’s next chief to come from France or QatarNew York Daily News
Vietnam flood, landslide toll hits 54Gulf Times
The devastating force of Vietnam’s floodwaters, in photosQuartz
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How Trump’s Iran Deal Bombshell Makes North Korea Even More Dangerous – Haaretz


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How Trump’s Iran Deal Bombshell Makes North Korea Even More Dangerous
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Anti-nuclear activists wearing masks of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un as they demonstrate in front of the U.S. embassy in Berlin, September 2017. BRITTA PEDERSEN/AFP …
Trump threatens to scrap Iran deal if Congress and US allies can’t fix itThe Times of Israel
Trump Disavows Nuclear Deal, but Doesn’t Scrap ItNew York Times
Trump threatens withdrawal from Iran deal without action from CongressThe Jerusalem Post
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Jewish candidate elected as UNESCO head, defeats ‘antisemitic’ Qatari diplomat – The Jerusalem Post


The Jerusalem Post

Jewish candidate elected as UNESCO head, defeats ‘antisemitic’ Qatari diplomat
The Jerusalem Post
Audrey Azoulay’s victory in the race comes amid a US decision to pull out from the UN agency, citing ‘anti-Israel’ bias. 2 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Audrey Azoulay. (photo credit:REUTERS). Jewish French candidate for UNESCO’s …
French Jewish candidate defeats Qatari to win UNESCO leadershipThe Times of Israel
Jewish-French Candidate Defeats Qatari Runner-up in UNESCO Director-general ElectionHaaretz
At a Tumultuous Moment, Unesco Picks a New LeaderNew York Times
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Israel, Palestine and what a Curzon declaration might have looked like – The Guardian


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Israel, Palestine and what a Curzon declaration might have looked like
The Guardian
Arthur James Balfour. ‘If only Lord Curzon, who succeeded Balfour, had been foreign secretary in 1917 we might have had a very different outcome,’ writes Karl Sabbagh. Photograph: Hulton Getty. Palestinian territories …
Arab MK: Jews have no right to self-determinationArutz Sheva

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Leading Palestinian activist isn’t fixated on a Palestinian state – gulfnews.com


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Leading Palestinian activist isn’t fixated on a Palestinian state
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Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian during clashes in the West Bank city of Hebron, September 29, 2017. REUTImage Credit: REUTERS. Issa Amro, a leading Palestinian activistAFPImage Credit: ( 1 of 2 ). ‹› Published: 06:13 October 13, 2017 Gulf News.
Arab MK Zoabi: Jews not entitled to self-determinationThe Jerusalem Post
The Biggest Threat to Israel (And No, It’s Not the Occupation, War or Intifada)Haaretz
Theresa May should give Netanyahu a piece of her mind – Thatcher would haveThe Guardian
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CIA Director Pompeo Lashes Out at Iran, Compares It to ISIS – NBCNews.com


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CIA Director Pompeo Lashes Out at Iran, Compares It to ISIS
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On the eve of President Trump’s decision on the certification of the Iran nuclear deal, CIA Director Michael Pompeo lashed out Thursday at the Islamic Republic in a speech at the University of Texas, calling it “a thuggish police state” and a “despotic
Iran nuke head: Labeling IRGC a terror group ‘tantamount to declaration of war’The Times of Israel

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