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Masked Gunmen Kill Local Commander Of Iran’s Security Forces

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Masked gunmen on Wednesday ambushed and killed the local commander of a paramilitary security force in southwestern Iran, an associate of Iran's top general rec...

Science Says: What To Know About The Viral Outbreak In China

BEIJING (AP ) - Health authorities are closely watching an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new virus that originated in China. Governments are stepping up surveillance ...

WATCH: French President Macron Gets Testy With Israeli Police in Jerusalem’s Old City

JERUSALEM (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday lost his temper with Israeli security agents during a visit to a French church in Jerusalem and angrily ordered one o...

Auschwitz Survivor Who Was Just 2 At Liberation Nurses Scars

MUNICH (AP) — Only 2 years old and so ill she had to stay on for weeks after liberation, Eva Umlauf was one of the youngest prisoners to be freed from Auschwitz. Although she ha...

UN Says Jeff Bezos’ Phone May Have Been Hacked By Saudis

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) —The phone of Amazon billionaire and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was hacked after receiving a file sent from an account used by Saudi Crown Pr...

Trump Tells Thunberg To Put Her Focus Elsewhere

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump says 17-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg should not focus on the United States, but other continents that are spewing...

Report: New Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander Involved In 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish Center Attack

NEW YORK (VINnews) — The new deputy commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' Quds Force, Brigadier General Mohammad Hejazi (64), was involved in the 1994 bombing of t...

Outbreak From New Virus Rises to 440 in China, With 9 Dead

BEIJING (AP) — The number of cases of a new virus has risen to 440 in China and the death toll has risen to 9, Chinese health authorities said Wednesday. Deputy Director of the ...

Ukraine’s Jewish President Heaps Praise on Israel in Pre-Visit Interview

UKRAINE (JTA) - President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine extolled Israelis as a “united, strong, powerful” and “unique” people in his first interview for an Israeli publication. ...

Serbian President Flies Yellow Flag With Star of David to Mark Holocaust Remembrance Day

BELGRADE (JTA) - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic is flying a yellow flag to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day at his official residence in in the capital of Belgrade. The flag, ...

German Court May Reject Appeal to Remove Anti-Semitic Relic

NAUMBURG, Germany (AP) — A court in eastern Germany indicated Tuesday that it will likely reject a Jewish man’s bid to force the removal of an ugly remnant of centuries of anti-Sem...

Hamas Official Threatens More Explosive Balloons Into Israel

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Incendiary balloons Palestinians launched from the Gaza Strip recently were a signal to Israel to accelerate unofficial “understandings” meant to ease ...

Israeli ARMY Kills 3 Palestinians After Attack at Gaza Fence

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military said its soldiers killed three Palestinians who crossed the Gaza border fence and threw an explosive device at troops on Tuesday. ...

Transgender Woman Gives up Legal Fight to See Her Haredi Orthodox Children

LONDON (JTA) - A transgender woman in England has given up her legal fight to see her five haredi Orthodox children. The woman has not seen the children, whom she fathered when ...

Is It Ethical to Show Holocaust Images?

NEW YORK (AP -The Conversation) - Seventy-five years ago, the world first saw the horrors of Nazi concentration camps. Shot by photographers Lee Miller, George Rodger and others...

Israel’s Security Force for World Holocaust Forum Will Be Nearly 10,000 Strong

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A security force nearly 10,000 strong will be protecting world leaders and others attending the 5th World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem on Thursday. ...

Poland Calls on Putin to Tell Truth at WWII Event in Israel

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland has appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin to refrain from using World War II and Holocaust victims for current political goals and pointed to wa...

Survivor Stories Spotlight Auschwitz Liberation Anniversary

JERUSALEM (AP) — Shortly before they were rounded up by Nazi troops in Belgium and deported to Auschwitz in 1942, the parents of three-year-old Maurice Gluck placed their only chil...

Iran Acknowledges Russian-Made Missiles Targeted Ukraine Jet

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran acknowledged on Tuesday that its armed forces fired two Russian anti-aircraft missiles at a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed after taking off...

AP Photos: Auschwitz, 75 Years After Its Liberation

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — On Jan. 27, 1945, the Soviet Red Army liberated the Auschwitz death camp in German-occupied Poland. The Germans had already fled westward, leaving behind th...