Dear Allison, I cannot speak for events in South Africa, but the "pitched battles over segregation...." in Israel are at 99% media pent-up and 1% reality taking place in limited sectors of Israeli society. This 1% is too much, but please do not be fooled into misleading reports about Israel turning into a "Jewish Taliban State". This is pure and utter nonsense..
UN warns Turkey against calling buffer a 'safe zone' unless guarantees civilians' safety (Reuters)
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