How Israel exploited a covert chemical weapons operation to flip French agents; former French intel chief questioned as suspect.
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While the syndrome disproportionately affects East Asians, tough working conditions in Israel could be a factor, an NGO says.
'Every time some bomb goes off, before it goes off, somebody yells 'Allahu Akbar!' I never hear anybody go 'Merry Christmas! This one’s for the flying nun!''
Auschwitz Shuts Down After Nude Protesters Slaughter Sheep, Chain Selves to 'Arbeit Macht Frei' Gate
Protesters also lit a fire, threw banner reading 'love' on top of famous gate. Some reports suggest the protest is related to Ukraine conflict.
Some observers expect Abbas to soften demands for opening of talks with Israel.
Only a fragment of a Hebrew inscription was found in the cemetery used from the 14th to 17th century, because the pope decreed Jews should be buried in unmarked graves.