The air embargo is the first concrete retaliatory measure against Monday's Kurdish referendum which is rejected by the government in Baghdad
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Miri Regev cites media reports that Bakri, who is currently visiting Lebanon, called Arab countries' diplomatic ties with Israel 'treason'
The Kurds and the Jews, it turns out, go way back
For some in Halabja, where poison gas killed thousands in 1988, the city's dark past is more pertinent than Monday's referendum
The many unsolved crimes are a question of police priorities, says head of monitoring group. 'Without a doubt, they aren’t looking hard enough'
Analysis Israel Simulates War With Hezbollah, but Iran Will Orchestrate Next Conflict in Lebanon and Syria
Israeli army and political leadership's calculations can't help but change
Sources say Moscow is planning to propose formula whereby no foreign country will be allowed to turn Syria into platform for attacking neighboring states
The two leaders, who met on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, also discussed the fight on ISIS, with Abdullah pledging to back the U.S. effort
Miss Turkey organizers said the 18-year-old Itir Esen was dethroned over the weekend, a day after she won the contest, losing the right to represent Turkey at the Miss World contest in China