Under lockdown, Israel faces bitter start of Jewish New Year
Eating apples dipped in honey on Rosh Hashana is a Jewish tradition to symbolize a sweet start of the New Year. But in Israel, bitterness prevails on the eve of the holiday as the country faces a second nationwide lockdown to stem a raging coronavirus outbreak.
US sanctions two Lebanon-based firms, Hezbollah-linked person
The U.S. Treasury on Thursday imposed sanctions on two Lebanon-based companies and a man described as an official with the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group, which the United States considers a terrorist organization.
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Americans want end to Afghanistan war and fewer foreign interventions, report says
Taliban attacks continue across Afghanistan as peace talks begin
Security Forces airman killed on noncombat patrol in Kuwait was slated to train as a dog handler
Sewage from US Embassy, NATO headquarters dumped into Kabul River due to aging infrastructure