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Israel won't review 'peeping' rabbi's conversions

Succumbing to intense pressures, Chief Rabbinate backs off from decision to review Freundel conversions.

Jordan king: Extreme Zionists, Islamists both threats

Jordan's resources are strained, the king says, by the large numbers of refugees from Syria, who have crossed the border to avoid the country's civil war.

Deforestation in West Africa (AFP)
Is climate change to blame for the Ebola outbreak?

From ecological destruction to changing weather patterns, man bears ultimate responsibility for the spread of deadly diseases.

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Unearthed tablet may decide Bar Kochva Revolt debate

The inscription, recently unearthed in Jerusalem, completes a century-old puzzle that may put to rest a historical dispute that began in Roman times.