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Tzipi Livni Fast Facts – CNN

Father: Eitan Livni, businessman and politician Mother: Sarah (Rosenberg) LivniMarriage: Naftali Shpitzer (1984–present)Children: Omri and Yuval Education: Bar-Ilan University, LLB, 1985Military service: Israeli Defense...

Israel set for possible fifth election in four years as PM...

Along with his key coalition ally Foreign Minister Yair Lapid -- who now looks set to replace him as leader as early as next...

Saudi Arabia: Rainbow-colored toys and clothing are seized indirectly for ‘promoting...

"We are having to look out for slogans that violate the rules of Islam and public morals like promoting homosexuality colors, targeting the young...

Israeli police conclude probe into conduct at Shireen Abu Akleh funeral,...

Police forces came under widespread criticism following the procession, in which television footage showed officers striking mourners with batons, nearly causing the pallbearers to...

Nuri al-Maliki Fast Facts – CNN

Marriage: MarriedChildren: Four daughters and a sonEducation: Usul al-Din College, BA, Islamic Studies, 1973; Salahaddin University, MA, Arabic Literature, 1992Religion: Shiite MuslimOther FactsProno:...

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Biden and Saudi have a lot to lose if talks fail

The White House announced on Tuesday that the President would visit Saudi Arabia for gathering of regional leaders in Jeddah. Biden is expected...

Iran nuclear: Tehran is closer than ever to a nuclear weapon...

Tehran has ramped up uranium enrichment at a pace not seen since the 2015 signing of a landmark deal, which saw Iran curb uranium...

How a failed vote on Jewish settlers shows the Israeli government...

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's coalition lost a critical vote this week in parliament to renew measures that govern legal rights for the settlers, another...

Mohamed ElBaradei Fast Facts – CNN

Nobel Peace Prize winners Nobel Peace Prize winnersCongolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, public advocate for the Yazidi community in Iraq and...

Shirin Ebadi Fast Facts – CNN

Mother: Minu YaminiMarriage: Javad Tavassolian (1975-divorce date unknown)Children: Nargess (female); Negar (female)Education: University of Tehran, law degree, 1969; University of Tehran, doctorate,...

Iran train derailment kills at least 17

Twenty-two rescue teams, 10 ambulances and three helicopters were deployed after five train cars derailed at 5.30 am local time near the city of...