Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to reply

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Big quakes trigger landslides on Indonesia's Lombok island

SEMBALUN, Indonesia — Strong earthquakes jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, causing power blackouts, landslides and damage to buildings, as the tourist hotspot tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people. A…

Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to reply

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has called for a conditional cease-fire with Taliban insurgents for the duration of the Eid al-Adha holiday. President Ghani made the announcement Sunday during celebrations of the 99th anniversary of Afghanistan‘s independence in the capital Kabul….

Israel Closes Pedestrian Crossing With Gaza

Paramedics carry away a person injured during a demonstration along the border between Israel and the Gaza strip on Saturday. Photo: mahmud hams/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images 16 Comments By Felicia Schwartz and Felicia Schwartz The Wall Street Journal Biography @felschwartz felicia.schwartz@wsj.com…

Israeli questioning of US Jews at border exposes deeper rift

FILE – In this Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, American and Israeli Reform rabbis pray at the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray in Jerusalem’s old city. Israel’s recent detentions of Jewish-American critics entering the country…

Israeli questioning of US Jews at border exposes deeper rift

JERUSALEM –  When Simone Zimmerman arrived at the check-in window at the Israeli border with Egypt, it didn’t take long for the young activist to run into trouble. Zimmerman, a Jewish American living in Israel, quickly became a person of…

Fresh 6.9-magnitude quake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island

The already quake battered island of Lombok was hit be fresh tremors on Sunday (AFP Photo/Handout) Mataram (Indonesia) (AFP) – Multiple earthquakes — including a powerful and shallow 6.9-magnitude tremor — struck Indonesia’s Lombok on Sunday, sending fresh panic coursing…

Fresh 6.9-magnitude quake rocks Indonesia's Lombok island

View photos The already quake battered island of Lombok was hit be fresh tremors on Sunday More Multiple earthquakes — including a powerful and shallow 6.9-magnitude tremor — struck Indonesia’s Lombok on Sunday, sending fresh panic coursing through the already…

Iran Says US 'Action Group' Will Fail to Overthrow Iranian State

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Iran Says US ‘Action Group’ Will Fail to Overthrow Iranian State  U.S. News & World Report US ‘Action Group’ Will Fail to Overthrow Iran’s Government, Foreign Minister Says  Haaretz ‘US Established a War Room’ to Confront Iran…

Iran says US 'action group' will fail to overthrow Iranian state

Sunday, August 19, 2018 3:29 a.m. CDT LONDON (Reuters) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Sunday that a new Iran Action Group in the U.S. State Department aimed to overthrow the Islamic Republic, but would fail. He…