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Jewish Legal Right to the Land Celebrates 95 Years

Today is the 95th anniversary of the "Mandate for Palestine" (Mandate), issued by the League of Nations, which granted Jews the legal right to establish citizenship in what was then called "Palestine." Effective July 24, 1922, the Mandate recognized the 1917 Balfour Declaration from Great Britain, which promised a Jewish state in the land (Preamble), established

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U.S. Considers New Sanctions on Chinese Banks and Firms Over Ties With North Korea

The Trump administration may impose new sanctions on small Chinese banks and firms within weeks for not being more strict in their trade with North Korea, two senior U.S. officials told Reuters Thursday. (more…)

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Gulf Deadline to Resolve Qatar Rift Approaches

Qatar faces possible further sanctions by Arab states that have severed ties with Doha over allegations of links to terrorism, as a deadline to accept their demands is expected to expire on Sunday night. (more…)

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How Discipleship is Transforming Nairobi, One Woman at a Time

This week wraps up our #AmplifyWomen series. As an organization that represents the global church, Christianity Today is committed to platforming voices from around the world. In that spirit, our final essay takes readers inside women’s discipleship in Nairobi, Kenya. (more…)

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Report Says 3,300 People Have Been Killed in Congo Conflict Since August

More than 3,300 people have been killed in central Congo's volatile Kasai provinces since August, according to a document released Tuesday by the Catholic church, as the United Nations called for an international investigation after accounts of babies with machete wounds and pregnant women sliced open. (more…)

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Russia Threatens to Threat U.S.-Led Coalition Aircraft and Drones as Targets Over Syria

Russia on Monday angrily condemned the downing of a Syrian aircraft by a U.S. fighter as a “flagrant violation of international law,” and said its forces will treat U.S.-led coalition aircraft and drones as targets if they are operating in Syrian airspace west of the Euphrates while Russian aviation is

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Trump to Announce New U.S.-Cuba Policy Next Friday in Miami

President Donald Trump will visit Miami next Friday to announce he will tighten some restrictions on those who travel to and do business with Cuba, fulfilling a campaign promise to reverse historic changes former President Barack Obama made more than three years ago when he removed decades of diplomatic and

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