Traditional brightly embroidered dress of Palestinian women known as “thobe” was not the type of garment one would expect to become a pop political symbol.
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A political crisis is taking place in the English-speaking provinces of Cameroon, situated in the country’s western provinces, near the Nigeria border.
A documentary called Gaza is hitting screens at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival, providing a glimpse of life in blockaded Hamas-ruled territory.
A former Israeli military chief regarded as the only serious challenger to Prime Minister Netanyahu was set to formally unveil his election campaign.
Israel’s internal security service says it was prepared to thwart any foreign intervention in the upcoming elections, as suspicions were made on Russia.
Israeli PM Netanyahu, contesting an April election under shadow of possible corruption charges, demanded Monday to confront state’s witnesses against him.
Israeli legislators voted 102 to 2 Wednesday in favor of dissolving parliament and to hold a general election six months ahead of schedule on April 9.
Prime Minister Benjamin calls early elections for April, setting the stage for a three-month campaign clouded by a series of corruption investigations.
Saudi friend sues Israeli surveillance firm, claiming its sophisticated spyware targeted and helped lead to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Israeli police have recommended indictments for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, on bribery and other charges.