'My absence is out of respect for the people of my country,' The Salesman director Asghar Farhadi's surrogate says at Oscars ceremony.
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Israeli general demands UNRWA fire Suhail al-Hindi, allegedly elected to Hamas' politburo in a secret vote.
Government wants four months to respond to High Court petition by Palestinians who are claiming ownership of land near settlement of Shiloh.
Iran Plans to Buy 950 Tons of Uranium Ore From Kazakhstan, Expects Russian Help in Producing Nuclear Fuel
The acquisition would not violate Iran's landmark 2015 deal with world powers over its disputed nuclear program as the deal did not set limits on the Islamic Republic's supplies of uranium ore.
Conflicting accounts of what happened in a deadly Negev clash last month are just the tip of the iceberg of what has been known to take place among troops involved in confrontations with Palestinians.
Asghar Farhadi, whose film 'The Salesman' was nominated for best foreign film, said he would not be attending the ceremony.
Prime minister says strikes were a retaliation for recent increase of ISIS attacks in Baghdad.
Exclusive Kerry Offered Netanyahu Regional Peace Plan in Secret 2016 Summit With al-Sissi, King Abdullah
Kerry's outline included Arab recognition of Israel as a Jewish state. Netanyahu claimed he couldn't get his coalition to back it.
The delegitimization, if not criminalization, of any opposition – political, media or cultural – by Turkey's ruling party coincides with a crucial referendum on expanding presidential power even further.